Wesley College’s Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity held a “car smash” fundraiser to raise money for leukemia and lymphoma research on February 22. Students paid $1 to take a few swings with a sledge hammer at a salvage car donated by Fitzgerald Salvage and Recycling.
U.S. Senator Thomas R. Carper was just one of the many politicians, government officials, board of trustees, faculty, staff, students and the general members of the public that attended a sneak peek of Wesley College’s new Health Sciences Building. The event brought together many of the groups involved in helping Wesley secure the former Frear Federal Building at no cost to the College.
“The General Services Administration and the Department of Education were the two primary agencies that...[more]
Wesley College has announced plans to increase student educational opportunities and partnerships with the greater Dover area at the College’s three locations: the Main Campus in the heart of Dover’s historic district, Dover Air Force Base where the College currently offers courses, and the new Health Sciences Building (formerly the Frear Federal Building), just one block from Kent General Hospital. In 2009, the College, under the leadership of President William Johnston, mapped out...[more]
Wesley College received a $25,000 check from M&T Bank to support the new Health Sciences Building. The new facility will support the expansion of Wesley's highly-regarded nursing program and address the documented shortage of nurses throughout the region.
"The support of M&T Bank and others in the community is pivotal to the continued success of Wesley's academic programs," Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston said.[more]
A trio of Wolverines broke school-records as the Wesley College women's track & field team placed fifth at the Capital Athletic Conference Championships on Feb 17 at the George Mason University Fieldhouse.
Sophomore Matt Bundy won the 60m hurdles and freshman Robert Wiggs finished second in both the long jump and triple jump as the Wesley College women's track & field team placed fifth at the Capital Athletic Conference Championships on Feb. 17 at the George Mason University Fieldhouse.
Best Buddies Delaware and the BlueGold All-Star Basketball Games will induct Wesley College head men's basketball coach Jerry Kobasa into the BlueGold Basketball Hall of Fame at the All-Star Banquet on March 14 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. The banquet begins at 6 p.m. and is as a prelude to the All-Star Games on March 16, when 60 of the state's top senior boys and girls basketball players showcase their skills in the annual event.
Former Wesley College baseball player Rob Benedict ('12) has signed a professional contract to play for the New Jersey Jackals of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball. Benedict becomes the second Wolverines baseball player to sign a contract in the Can-Am League (Ryan Buckland with the American Defenders of New Hampshire in 2009).
In its final tuneup for the Capital Athletic Conference Championships, both sophomore Matt Bundy and freshman Robert Wiggs took second overall in individual events, first against only Division II and Division III competition, and helped set a school-record in the 4x200m Relay.
Wesley College's football team held its annual end-of-season banquet on February 10 at the Duncan Center where it announced all of the team award winners from the 2012 season. Head Coach Mike Drass and his coaching staff also recognized the 21-member senior class whose 47-6 record over the last four years is the most wins in program history and nine players who received All-America and/or All-Region honors.