Robert E. Clark II started work in July as the college’s new president. And for his part, Mr. Clark can’t wait to meet all the students moving into the college. “A week from today, this place will be bustling,” he said in his office Monday. “And that’s why we exist — it’s the students.” In April, the Wesley board of trustees named Mr. Clark the 17th college president, succeeding Dr. William Johnston. Mr. Clark, a former commandant of midshipmen at the U.S Naval Academy, has held several senior...
On August 20, Wesley College welcomed the new first-year students. There are 615 incoming students, a number that ranks in the top five largest new classes in the school's history. The top three states represented are Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey.
View photos from move-in day on Wesley's flickr page.[more]
Classes at Wesley College begin Monday and the new academic year opens with a new president guiding the school. Robert Clark took over as Wesley’s 17th president last month. Clark, a former Commandant of Midshipmen at the U.S Naval Academy, replaces Dr. William N. Johnston who retired at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year. Clark comes from Penn State University where he was Joint Service Coordinator. He says his goal as president at Wesley is to create an environment where the entire...
Wesley's Cannon Scholars Program launched last year with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), is designed to recruit and retain low-income undergraduate students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The goals of the program are three-fold: increase the number of underrepresented and financially disadvantaged students graduating with STEM degrees, prepare students to pursue graduate or professional programs, and increase the number of skilled...
The Wesley College women's lacrosse team was honored by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) on Monday. The Wolverines were named as an IWLCA NCAA Division III Academic Honor Squad. As a team, the Wolverines compiled a 3.25 GPA for the spring semester, qualifying them for the award. The IWLCA honors all teams, across all institutions that earn a team GPA higher than a 3.0. Wesley was one of 128 teams at the NCAA Division III level to receive the distinction.
Seventeen Wesley College undergraduates presented posters detailing sponsored research projects at the 6th Annual Undergraduate Celebratory Symposium, held at the University of Delaware’s Patrick T. Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory on August 13 in Newark, Delaware.
Over the course of the summer, 22 undergraduates at Wesley College completed the research projects, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health-National Institute of General Medical Sciences...[more]
Wesley College is proud to announce the Wesley College Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2015. The 10-member class is comprised of nine former student-athletes, including one from the institution’s junior college era, and one legendary coach. Wesley College will recognize the Class of 2015 as a part of the Wolverines’ Homecoming Weekend, October 16-18. Rob Frazier, Vandrick Hamlin, Anthony Johnson, Megan Marvel, Rick McCall, Amanda Neff, Virginia Roma, Dave Treiber, Michele Yost and Trevor Zimmer...
Wesley College biological chemistry students Catherine Gross, Alora Wilson, and graduate Jasbir Deol, recently had a peer-reviewed article published in the Clute Institute's Contemporary Issues in Education journal. The article, “Integrative Biological Chemistry Program includes the use of Informatics Tools, GIS and SAS Software Applications,” detailed how Wesley's biological chemistry program was restructured to include a one-semester Physical Chemistry for the Life Science course and two...[more]
After a record-breaking campaign in 2014, quarterback Joe Callahan was selected as a D3football.com Preseason All-American. Callahan's selection marks the third Wolverine on the presitigous list in two seasons. The Wesley College football team posted a 12-2 record last season, with Callahan leading the Wolverine offense to 48.9 points per game. As a junior, he finished second in the nation in passing yards and passing touchdowns, throwing for 4,190 yards, a single-season program record, and 46...
As far as we know, Wesley College’s 73-4 home-field record at Scott D. Miller Stadium is the best performance ever on a FieldTurf football field. “We probably had the worst grass field in college football in 2003,” says Mike Drass, athletic director and head football coach at the Division III liberal-arts college in Dover, Del., acknowledging that weather conditions in that state can be difficult and unpredictable. “Since 2004, when we put FieldTurf in, we’ve had great success.” And how!...