63 of Wesley's student athletes were named to the 2011-12 CAC All-Academic Team
Wesley senior Ashlyn Booth was named to the ECAC All-Star Team. A first team selection at utility player, Booth earlier became the first Wolverine to garner NFCA All-Region honors since Jessica Morgan in the 2007 season.
Junior cornerback Leon Jones has been named a Second Team Preseason All-American by Beyond Sports Network
On May 30, Capital School District held an awards ceremony to honor volunteer mentors and community partners in Dover. Wesley student Kadija Erskine-Michel was named “Mentor of the Year” for the Central Middle School. Wesley’s Department of Political and Social Science also received the “Community Partner of the Year” award.As part of Dr. Jessica James’ Contemporary Social Problems course, students must complete 25 hours of community service and reflect on their time each week. This is done to...[more]
The Wesley College Nursing Department secured grant funds to assist the elderly population in Kent County. The grant allowed the Nursing Department to provide Luther Towers with updated computers and software through the Palmer Foundation. Luther Towers is a residential facility for low-income elderly in Kent County. The institution consists of six buildings with independent living apartments for the residents.
The grant has been funded over the past several years. This year, the money was...[more]
Wesley College's football team was featured in the Division III College Football Preview section of Lindy's Sports Magazine, a Nationally-acclaimed sports magazine that hit newsstands over the weekend. Head Coach Mike Drass was interviewed by Lindy's' Dominick DiRienzo on the Wolverines reaching the semifinals five of the last seven years and this year's team and key players, as well as the State of Division III Football.
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce nominated Wesley College for an Excellence in Business Award – Corporation of the Year category. The chamber nominated three corporations to compete for votes from other Chamber members. Some of the criteria included having more than 50 employees, creative and imaginative in dealing with the public or business community, growth in either number of employees or an increase in sales dollars, and responsiveness to adversity and creative solutions to resolve...[more]
Wesley College Associate Professor of Kinesiology Raymond Phillips has been named one of the NCAA Division III FAR Fellows allowing him to attend a conference underwritten by NCAA.
A FAR Fellow, or a Faculty Athletics Representative, is appointed by the FAR Institute planning committee in order to serve as a liaison between the NCAA and the institution. As the selected representative, Phillips will serve as the chief contact for Wesley College and address issues on the college’s behalf.
Four-sport athlete Tristin Burris has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® District II Track & Field/Cross Country team and will be a candidate for Academic All-America® honors later which will be announced in June. To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, the student-athlete must be a key starter or reserve and maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative grade-point-average.
Wesley College seniors Rob Benedict, DJ Keckler and Geoff Kimmel have all been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings 2012 All-South Region Team, it was announced. Benedict was a first team selection while Keckler and Kimmel received second team honors.