A record number of people attended the fourth annual Arts in the Parlor event at the Schwartz Center for the Arts on April 20. The fundraiser was a celebration in support of Wesley College scholarships, raising more than $35,000 this year.
The 150 guests were treated to culinary delights and a plethora of musical acts including the Wesley College Symphonic Band, Contemporary Ensemble, Choir, and Gospel Choir. There were also performances by First State Brass, Wesley adjunct professor Britania...[more]
Wesley College announced the speaker for the spring commencement ceremony will be David W. Devonshire. A 1966 graduate from Wesley, Devonshire currently serves on four public company boards: Roper Industries, Arbitron, Meritor, and Career Education. Additionally, he serves on the advisory boards of LEK Consulting and CFO magazine. He also serves as a consultant to the private family company, Harrison Street Capital, and is on the board of one of Harrison’s investments, MCR,...[more]
Six Wesley College students presented five posters at the 10th Annual Delaware American Chemical Society (ACS) Section Student-Industry poster session meeting at the University of Delaware on April 16. One of the students, Jasbir Deol (biological chemistry), earned a second place cash award in the undergraduate poster section of the event.
Students who participated were Benjamin Barile (mathematics), Catie Gross (biological chemistry), Kaylee Miller(biological chemistry), Maryeah Pavey...[more]
Two Wesley College students, Olivia Hampton (biology) and Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry) presented their undergraduate research at the 7th Annual NASA-Delaware Space Grant Consortium (NASA-DESGC) Conference at the University of Delaware on April 12.
Both students were 2012-2013NASA DESGC Undergraduate Tuition Award recipients and earned certificates of merit for their research at the conference. In addition, the research poster also received an American Chemical...[more]
Wesley College Professor of Political Science Dr. Tony Armstrong was featured in a News Journal article about random acts of kindness, which was originally published on April 15, 2013. The article detailed Armstrong's teaching of well-being courses and highlighted his upcoming book "Educating Angels," due out in the fall. In the book, Armstrong emphasizes the importance of teaching children in a way that "touches their heart."
The Wesley College Athletic Department, as well as President Dr. William N. Johnston and Faculty Athletic Representative Dr. Raymond Phillips, honored 122 student-athletes for National Student-Athlete Day on Saturday, April 6. The student-athletes honored all recorded at least a 3.0 grade-point-average inthe fall semester or have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA during their academic career. Listed below are the students that earned that honor.
Wesley College recognized the following faculty and staff members for their years of service during a luncheon held at the Annie Jump Cannon House on April 8.
The event was hosted by Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston and his wife Susan Johnston.
Combining last year and this year’s honorees, the names in bold indicate that the faculty/staff member reached their milestone in 2012.
5 Years Dr. Jack Barnhardt Maureen Barry Walt Beaupre Martha Boyd Dr. Kraiwinee Bunyaratavej Jason...[more]
The Wesley College Chapter of Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society, a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies, held an induction ceremony on April 7.
The inductees were determined by the business faculty officers’ nominating committee of Sigma Beta Delta, within the MBNA School of Business and Accounting at Wesley based on character, academic excellence, and showing promise for future achievements.
To be considered for the honor society, the students must...[more]
Wesley College students have completed eight undergraduate chemistry research projects during the past year. Three earned recognition at the 245th National American Chemistry Society (ACS) Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans, LA, from April 7-11.
Mentored by Wesley Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D'Souza, eleven students; Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry), Catherine Gross (biological chemistry), Jasbir Deol (biological chemistry), Kyle Gillespie...[more]
Five Wesley College students, under the direction of Wesley Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, co-authored published research entitled: “Kinetic Studies that Evaluate the Solvolytic Mechanisms of Allyl and Vinyl Chloroformate Esters.” D'Souza is the principal author on the manuscript (http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/14/4/7286) that appeared in the peer-reviewed “International Journal of Molecular Sciences.” Aaron Givens (Biological Chemistry - 2013), Peter Lorchak (Nursing...[more]