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]
Wesley College’s recent selection as one of the top 100 universities and colleges in the country by TheBestSchools.org showcases the value of a well-developed strategic plan. Wesley’s five-year plan (2009 – 2014) just wrapped up with many goals realized including a focus on increasing safety and the environment contributed to planning and execution of new plazas. Increased retention and program growth will be realized through better facilities—like the new Health Science Building and...[more]
This isn’t your grandparents’ square dance – although they would be welcome! Wesley College and Picnic for Peace are pleased to announce a multi-generational and multi-cultural square dance during Dover’s First Friday April 4, 6 to 8 p.m. in the lobby of the College Center at Wesley, 120 N. State Street. The event is free and open to the public. No prior dance experience is required, nor is a partner. Just come in comfy shoes prepared to make new friends, get exercise, and...[more]
Wesley College celebrated Founders Day on March 19 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. The event is an annual tradition for the College that acknowledges students, celebrating their accomplishments with scholarships and awards. Dr. Michael Nielsen, a professor of media arts at Wesley, was featured as a guest speaker. A member of the Wesley faculty since 1989, Nielsen is retiring at the end of the spring 2014 semester.
A total of $127,650 in scholarship money - up from approximately...[more]
To allow for snow removal and more safe travel conditions this morning, Wesley is extending its closing Monday until 12:00 Noon.
Academic and business activities will resume at 12:00 PM. Be alert for further updates in the event that the snow does not tapper off as expected.
ARAMARK is attempting to open for regular meal hours.
IMPORTANT NOTE FROM RESIDENCE LIFE:
"If you have a Resident Assistant (RA) interview scheduled for Monday, March 17th, you will be contacted by the Office of...[more]
In view of the developing weather conditions, Wesley's current plan is to open for class and for all other business activities Monday at 10:00 AM.
We will monitor the developing storm during the night and early morning hours and may adjust the schedule.
Faculty, staff and students are urged to watch for further e-mails and text messages. If we need to deviate from the 10:00 AM opening, expect a message at about 5:00 tomorrow morning.
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