When Wesley student Ashley Pierce’s family home was destroyed by a fire, her volleyball teammates stepped up to help. They initiated the Wesley Cares campaign as a campus-wide effort to support her in her time of need. The College community rallied together to support one of their own, providing cash and gift cards so she and her family could replace household goods and basic resources lost in the fire. The Wesley Cares campaign raised $575 for the Pierce Family while the Wesley Nursing...[more]
Class of 2013 graduate Erich Gillespie was featured in an article in the Delaware State News. The story detailed several aspects of his life, including his involvement on campus, his participation in extracurricular activities, and his difficult circumstances during his formative years.
For the safety of all concerned, the Wesley College Commencement ceremony has been moved to the auditorium at Central Middle School (211 Delaware Ave Dover, DE 19901), due to the threat of thunderstorms.[more]
The College’s Spring Commencement activities will begin with Baccalaureate at the Schwartz Center in downtown Dover at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013. Participation in the service is encouraged but not required. Please bring your graduation gown to wear for the service; however, no caps and hoods are worn at this event. Graduates who wish to participate are asked to arrive at the Schwartz Center by 3:00 p.m. and report to the second floor ballroom.
The Commencement Ceremony will be...[more]
The Matthew C. Sellitto Foundation awarded a grant of $100,000 to Wesley College. The donation will be used as an endowed fund to provide support to underprivileged students from urban environments attending Wesley College.
Sellitto (9/30/77 – 9/11/01), was only 23 years old when his life was tragically cut short in the largest terrorist attack on American soil. His dream of working in finance came true in February 2001 when he was hired by Cantor Fitzgerald, one of the...[more]
In recognition of National Nurses Week, four Wesley alumni and two faculty members were recognized in Delaware Today Magazine. Alana King ’09 and Melody Wireman ’08, received Excellence in Nursing Awards, and Susan Hoffman ’06, nursing laboratory manager Christine Jarrell, Elizabeth Light ’06 and Professor Nancy Rubino received honorable mentions. They were all featured in a “Top Nurses” section in the May 2013 edition of Delaware Today. The magazine partnered with the Delaware Nurses...
Wesley College biological chemistry students Catherine Gross and Kaylee Miller presented research at the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) 2013 Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C. from April 23-24.
Posters on the Hill is an undergraduate poster session held on Capitol Hill, allowing Congress members to see the value of a college education firsthand by interacting with students from across the United States. The event, which started in 1996, involves a competitive...[more]
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]