On July 10, Wesley College hosted a research ethics workshop to raise awareness of various ethical concerns in scientific research. Attendees considered two science case studies, reviewed a situation and prepared a recommendation on how to resolve the ethical issues it presented. “This was a great opportunity for students utilize their training and respond to a situation in a safe environment and see the value of ethics in scientific research,” said Wesley Professor of Philosophy and...[more]
The Capital Athletic Conference announced that a record 1,355 student-athletes were named to the 2014-15 All-Academic Team, among them were 88 Wesley College student-athletes.
Student-athletes in one or more CAC championship sports that attain a 3.20 grade point average for the academic year earn a spot on the All-Academic team. A record 44.7% (1,355 out of 3,030) of CAC student-athletes posted a 3.20 GPA this year.
Wesley College professors and a professional staff member chronicled their efforts to raise the profile of Wesley’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs through grant funding.
Wesley’s Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Biology Dr. William K. Kroen, Executive Director of Student Success Ms. Charlene B. Stephens, and Professor of Chemistry and Physics Dr. Richard J. Kashmar, have a peer-reviewed article published in "The Journal of College Teaching...[more]
After a nationwide search, Wesley College Director of Athletics Mike Drass has named Dean Burrows as the new head coach of the Wolverines men's basketball program. Burrows has served the past three years on the coaching staff, and spent last season as assistant head coach. "We are excited to announce the hiring of Coach Burrows as our new men's basketball head coach," said Drass. "Dean has done an outstanding job with our program over the last three years. He has been Coach Kobasa's primary...
The Wesley College athletic department is pleased to announce that Brett Ford will join the staff as Sports Information Director after a national search. Director of Athletics Mike Drass made the announcement on Monday. "We are proud to have Brett as our new Sports Information Director," said Drass. "He comes from a similar Division III institution where he coordinated live streaming video for all of the school's home games. We look forward to having Brett work with our athletic teams in a...
Through funding acquired from a U.S. Department of Education (D.O.E.) Teacher Quality Partnership grant, Wesley education faculty have begun to bridge the professional development gap between teacher preparation programs and school performance expectations. “The hope is to better prepare teachers that have the potential to impact student learning in high-needs schools and critical content areas,” said Wesley College Professor of Education and Director of Graduate Programs in Education Dr....[more]
On July 1, 2015, the New Jersey Athletic Conference officially welcomed Wesley College, as well as Capital Athletic Conference members Christopher Newport University, Frostburg State University, and Salisbury University as new associate football members. Southern Virginia University also became the first institution in the history of the conference to transition its institutional membership from affiliate to associate status. "We were excited about the future of our football conference at the...
As Dr. William N. Johnston retires from Wesley College in Dover this month, Capt. Robert E. Clark II, a former submarine commander and Naval Academy Commandant, will assume the helm as president. Clark was chosen from among 109 applicants for the position. “Mr. Clark’s innovative and collaborative leadership style is the perfect fit for Wesley College at this time in Wesley’s history,” said Board of Trustee chair and co-chair of the search committee Robert V.A. Harra Jr. “We welcome Bob and...
Wesley College students Christine Rojas and Karri-Jo Walls completed a weight and diet behavior survey on Wesley’s undergraduate population that appeared in the June issue of the American Journal of Health Sciences.
The peer-reviewed publication published the survey results that showed 29.5% of the Wesley undergraduate respondents are overweight and 19.8% are obese. Further analyses indicate that students who follow the USDA guidelines for recommended daily portions of fruit and dairy have a...[more]
Wesley College graduates Aaron Givens ’13 (biological chemistry) and Benjamin Barile ’14 (mathematics) had their undergraduate research efforts published in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Xplore digital library. They co-authored a peer-reviewed article that details the creation of a prototype for a mobile app for Delaware farmers. This searchable app details pesticide application information for 62 common registered agricultural pesticides that are typically used in the...[more]