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10.26.2012

STORM ALERT - FRIDAY, 10/26/2012, 11:00AM

We are monitoring the weather forecast for the potential impact of hurricane SANDY on all members of the Wesley College community.   Regular updates will be provided as the storm develops.  At all times, the safety of our students, faculty, staff and families will be our primary consideration . An update will be provided no later than 6:00 pm today.  [more]

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10.26.2012

Make nontraditional female career paths an American reality

There is a dichotomy in motion when headlines, whether in print media or on television news programs, state that more females are graduating college. The expectation might be that since more females are graduating college their salary structure would be higher. However, females still earn less than their male counterparts. Doubters need not look further than the unemployment data to understand the “fork in the road” that is unfolding. The Oct. 5 unemployment data show that the male unemployment...

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10.06.2012

Wesley College Celebrates New Plazas

On Tuesday, October 2, approximately 150 people,  including students, government officials, community members, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustee members celebrated the ribbon cutting for the Wesley College Plazas.  The purpose of the event was to publicly thank the many contributors involved in the 2.7 million dollar improvement project. “This was truly a community effort,” said Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston. The event featured speakers Governor Jack Markell,...[more]

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10.06.2012

Wesley Alumnus Donates Artwork

Wesley College alumnus Lance Balderson ’61 was honored with a reception at Wesley College on October 1, 2012.  Balderson, a well-known artist whose work, “Tryst” was on exhibit in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, cultivated his artist talent during his years at Wesley under the tutelage of Wesley’s legendary Professor Lewis Wells. Approximately 60 people were in attendance at the reception as Balderson donated  his abstract painting, “Aerial View.”  His work will be on...[more]

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10.02.2012

Wesley Professor Co-authors Article

Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Malcolm D’Souza has recently co-authored a peer-reviewed article with Delaware State University’s Associate Professor of Environmental Chemistry, Dr. Qiquan Wang in the Journal of College Teaching & Learning. The introduction details Wesley College’s transition with the National Institutes of Health DE-INBRE program, describing the many hardships first encountered with the expansion of student and faculty involvement in mentored undergraduate research. The...[more]

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10.02.2012

Wesley College Honored by Kent County Levy Court

Wesley College was presented with a Tribute by the Kent County Levy Court on September 25 in celebration of the College being named Corporation of the Year by the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce.[more]

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09.04.2012

Wesley College research results used by US-GAO to criticize FDA

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) used the data obtained at Wesley College to criticize the FDA for not following its own rules. Normally, it’s pharmaceutical companies that come under the scrutiny of the FDA. However, in an interesting twist of fate, the FDA itself is now under fire for not enforcing its own rules.

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09.03.2012

Wesley welcomes pedestrian plaza

When Dom Zara first arrived on the Wesley College campus four years ago, it didn’t look like much of a campus at all. Cars whizzed through on city streets, and it was hard to tell where campus grounds ended and city neighborhoods began. The private school north of downtown had no center of gravity. “It looked like buildings on streets,” said Zara, a 23-year-old senior. “It didn’t even look like a school.” All of that changed when students arrived for the fall semester as the college...

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08.29.2012

Undergraduates Earn NASA Delaware Space Grant Undergraduate Tuition Award

Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry junior) and Olivia Hampton (biology senior) each earned a $3,000 undergraduate tuition scholarship from the NASA Delaware Space Grant Consortium (DESGC) for 2012-2013. Each year this competitive award is presented to highly qualified applicants to conduct laboratory research at a DESGC institution. Fernandez-Bueno and Hampton are analyzing the reactions of chloroformate esters that are common ingredients in the synthesis of useful chemical...[more]

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08.28.2012

Wesley College Canned Food Drive Helps Needy

Students at Wesley College held a canned food drive this past week to benefit the Delaware Food Bank in conjunction with the 123=ABC Community Service project. Incoming freshmen worked with current students, faculty and staff to serve the community of Dover through the canned food drive and other activities at the Aug. 18 event. The food drive produced almost 400 items amounting to close to 500 pounds of shelf-stable supplies.Approximately 17,000 people per week benefit from the Delaware Food...[more]

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