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]
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...
Since the beginning of the fall semester, Wesley College students have been enjoying a true liberal arts setting for a change as opposed to just blending in with downtown Dover thanks to a $2.5 million streetscape project that unified the formerly fractured campus.
Brian P. Mahon (B.S. Biological Chemistry – Wesley College 2010) completed an INBRE/EPSCoR sponsored undergraduate research project in organic chemistry that was mentored by Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, professor of chemistry. The compound analyzed in this project has been used in the preparation of herbicides, pesticides and antifungal agents and, in particular, in the preparation of promising antitumor agents. Mahon first had the opportunity to present his undergraduate research work at the...[more]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Wesley College Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza was featured in International Innovation, a magazine devoted to disseminating science, research and technology information. D’Souza explains the decade-long transformation that a National Centre for Research Resources (NCRR) grant has driven, creating a dynamic and exciting environment where research drives undergraduate teaching for student benefit. “The grant money from NCRR has helped Wesley enrich our STEM programs and open...[more]
Wesley College held a small reception for Ken Robertson, Jr., a local retired Air Force member who donated a brass rubbing of Sir Robert de Bures to the College, which was originally done some time in the 1970s.Brass rubbing is a technique that requires a person to use special metallic crayons to copy an image from a piece of brass. Typically, artists will use only one color because it is less time consuming. However, Robertson went the extra mile and used three colors for his piece. The...[more]