Wesley College prepares to raise its profile in the Delaware and Eastern Shore communities and increase the number of transfer students coming to Wesley by renewing existing and signing new articulation agreements with Delaware Technical Community College (Delaware Tech). With the introduction of Wesley’s new core curriculum, new opportunities to partner with community colleges have been presented.
“Wesley is poised to help students make a seamless transition from community college to...[more]
Drs. Malcolm J. D’Souza, William K. Kroen, and Derald E. Wentzien along with seniors Jasbir Deol, Brittany Kowalewski and graduate student, Matthew E. Love, presented four STEM posters at the 2015 Annual American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) National Conference, San Jose, CA, Feb 12-16, 2015.
Deol, a biological chemisty student presented a poster detailing her senior thesis in chemistry. She examined carbonyl addition reactions in chloroformates, which is a compound...[more]
Delaware Governor Jack Markell has reappointed Wesley College Professor of Business Management Dr. Kathleen Jacobs to serve in his administration as state commissioner for the Delaware Commission for Women (DCW). Jacobs will represent Kent County until her term expires in February 2018. The Commissioners are appointed from New Castle County, Kent County, and Sussex County.
"Serving on the Commission is an honor and a privilege because it assists the people of Delaware while at the same...[more]
Wesley College President William N. Johnston and his wife, Susan, are preparing to leave Dover after seven years at the helm of the four-year liberal arts college. Why did you take the job at Wesley and what challenges and opportunities did you see here? William Johnston: Professionally, we were ready for another move. I had been president [at Iowa Wesleyan] for six years and the college had done very well. It probably goes back to our philosophy that when you accept a position, you share your...
Wesley College's softball team was picked to finish sixth in the Capital Athletic Conference Preseason Poll as voted on by the league's eight head coaches, it was announced on February 20. Salisbury was picked first, followed by Christopher Newport, Frostburg State, York, Mary Washington, the Wolverines, Penn State Harrisburg and Southern Virginia. Every player on the Wesley roster is now a recruit of head coach Juli Greep who hopes the Wolverines can improve on last year's .500 record. Steph...
Wesley College's football team stamped its place as the best small college football team in the East on Thursday night at MetLife Stadium when it received its sixth ECAC Team of the Year Award in the last eight years. The Wolverines also took home its fifth Lambert Cup Trophy during that same stretch. Several individuals from Wesley were also recognized including head coach Mike Drass who was named the ECAC Division III South Co-Coach of the Year and senior Aamir Petrose, the ECAC Division III...
Sometimes bigger isn’t necessarily better. When it comes to preserving land in central Delaware, members of the Kent County Conservancy have decided it’s best to keep things small. “We are concerned about the land, about the need to preserve open space,” Charles “Chazz” Salkin said. The retired director of the Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (DNREC) Parks and Recreation Division, Salkin is a board member for the KCC. Although mostly inactive in recent years, the...
Wesley College's women's basketball team stayed alive in the Capital Athletic Conference playoff race with a 62-53 win at Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday night. The Wolverines now stand at 11-13 overall and 7-10 in the CAC. The Nittany Lions (4-20) held a small lead for most, but not all of the first half, and took a 34-30 lead into halftime. With 16:54 remaining in regulation, Penn State matched its largest lead of the night at 39-33 but Wesley went on a 15-0 run over the next six plus...
Anthony Bowers and Wayne Lennon both scored a game-high 22 points as the Wesley College men's basketball team clinched the fifth seed in the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament with a 78-71 win at Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday night. The Wolverines now stand at 11-13 overall and 9-8 in the CAC while the Lions fall to 3-21 on the year and 3-14 in league play. This was the first time since February 6, 2013 that two Wesley players scored at least 20 points in the same game when Paul...
Using funds acquired by a $1.54 million federal grant, Wesley’s education department launched their “Bridging the Professional Development Gap” program last month. Professor of Education and Director of Graduate Programs in Education Dr. Patricia Patterson, Associate Professor and Program Director of PE K-12 Dr. Patricia Sherblom and Grant Manager Colette Wheatley spearheaded the effort. The primary objective of the program is to create a long-term model for teacher preparation, closing the...[more]