Annie Jump Cannon was recently featured on an episode of Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos." Read this article from Delaware Today magazine to learn more about Annie Jump Cannon and her connection to Wesley College.
You can watch the full episode, "Sisters of the Sun" at http://www.cosmosontv.com/watch/236611651828#
Wesley Professor of Business Management Dr. Kathleen Jacobs was interviewed in her capacity as a State Commissioner for an article on wage inequity and women in the Delaware State News, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Jacobs was quoted on conclusions that she had reached and presented to the Governor’s Delaware Commission for Women on wage disparity in Delaware and the United States through her research. The State’s Chief Economist was also interviewed within the same article. The title of the article...
Matthew Gallagher ’10 was the keynote speaker for Wesley’s Scholars Day program on April 15. Gallagher was a liberal studies major with concentrations in philosophy, English and history. He received the highest honor given to a Wesley graduate—the Faculty Award, where faculty nominate and then select the student that is most outstanding in the class at the commencement ceremony. He is currently working as a Senior Operations Consultant for Bank of America.The program is an opportunity for the...[more]
Wesley College and Picnic for Peace hosted a multi-generational, multi-cultural square dance as part of Dover’s First Friday celebration. More than 40 people, including organizers, Wesley students, faculty, staff and community members, participated in the event on April 4, which took place on the Wesley campus.
"Everybody had a good workout and a great time!" said Frances Riddle, Wesley College coordinator for student success.
Picnic for Peace is a loose association of people in...[more]
The Wesley College Chapter of Sigma Beta Delta Business International Honor Society, a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies, held an induction ceremony on April 6.
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...[more]
The College’s Spring Commencement activities will begin with Baccalaureate at the Schwartz Center in downtown Dover at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 9, 2014. Participation in the service is encouraged but not required. Graduates, please bring your graduation gown to wear for the service; however, no caps and hoods are worn at this event. Because parking will be challenging in that area, we suggest that you park in the College lots and take advantage of the van shuttles that will be available to...[more]
Wesley College celebrated the 5th Annual Arts in the Parlor with a Gatsby Party on March 28 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts. Many of the 150 or so guests dressed in 1920s attire and all enjoyed stage performances, visual art displays and demonstrations, “The Swing Noteables” band, dancing, fine food and beverages.
Students, alumni, faculty and staff showcased their creative talents during the evening. Presentations included Wesley’s Concert Choir, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band and Jazz...[more]
Wesley College is offering new accelerated business programs geared toward working adults. The Business Administration programs involve taking classes on campus one evening per week while integrating online classes simultaneously to accelerate the completion time leading to an MBA or BSBA degree.
The MBA program is a course of study requiring the completion of 12 courses resulting in an MBA in Executive Leadership in just 16 months. Eight of the courses are completed in a classroom...[more]
Wesley College students traveled to Dallas Texas on March 16 - 20 to present undergraduate research. Eleven Wesley students presented eight posters each detailing the outcomes of their chemistry research projects mentored by Dr. Malcolm J. D'Souza, professor of chemistry. Biological Chemistry students Tabitha Lambert, Kyle Gillespie, Kaylee Miller, Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno, Victor DeBarros II, Brett Sansbury, Catherine Gross, Jasbir Deol, and Laura Malinowski as well as biology major Maryeah...[more]
Wesley alumnus Chris Foard M'10 and his wife Marianne donated items from their historical nursing collection for use at Wesley’s new Health Sciences Building's display case. The display represents years of collecting rare pieces focusing on Florence Nightingale as well as the nursing profession as a whole. Some items dated back to the Civil War and earlier. The exhibit was unveiled in a ceremony on March 5 that included the Foards, students, faculty, administrators and staff. Visit...[more]