Wesley College Alcohol Education Coordinator Melissa Elliott received an award from the State of Delaware’s Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health on June 11 during the Delaware Prevention Advisory Council meeting. She was recognized for her efforts in establishing creative alternative activities for Wesley students using the Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF-SIG). The College is one of eleven organizations in the state that receive the grant.
There were two...[more]
Wesley College and Bayhealth Medical Center – Kent General Hospital partnered for a nursing simulation activity at Wesley’s Health Sciences Building on July 1. Developed by Wesley College Director of Learning Resources Christine Jarrell, Wesley College Instructor of Nursing and Simulation Coordinator Margaret McElligott and Bayhealth Clinical Nurse Specialist Jessica Lambert, the event served as the culmination of classroom learning for thirteen new nurses doing internships at the...[more]
A record-breaking 250 Wesley Society members committed to supporting Wesley College as of June 30. The Society members advance Wesley College through personal involvement and financial support of $1,000 or more annually.
New opportunities to support the College mission include “Graduates of the Last Decade,” or G.O.L.D. membership; young alumni are now able to join the Society at a reduced special gift level. There are currently 14 alumni taking advantage of this special...[more]
Wesley College biological chemistry seniors Victor DeBarros II, Jasbir Deol and Catherine Gross as well as biology senior Karri Jo Walls were selected to present their undergraduate research at the 5th Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE) conference in Washington, D.C. It was held from June 16 - 18 and celebrated the success of the two IDeA programs; IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and Center of Biomedical Research Excellence...[more]
Wesley College students Brittany Kowalewski (Math) and Victor DeBarros II (Biological Chemistry) are recipients of the 2014-2015 NASA Delaware Space Grant Consortium (DESGC) Undergraduate Tuition Award. This $3,000 award was highly selective as students were judged on their proposed research projects, GPA and career statement.
Working with her mentor Wesley Professor of Mathematics Dr. Derald Wentzien, Kowalewski will be analyzing historical images of the northern polar ice cap...[more]
Two hundred and fourteen students graduated at Wesley College’s spring commencement held May 10 at the Dashiell Amphitheater on campus. Dr. Ray Yin, founder and CEO of ANP Technologies, delivered the commencement address, sharing his story of moving to America and becoming a successful entrepreneur. His company, ANP Technologies is one of the leading companies in biodefense and nanotherapeutics. Yin was presented an honorary doctorate degree from the College during the ceremony.
The Wesley College Department of Nursing held their annual Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Friday May 9 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. During the ceremony 27 students received BSN pins to symbolize completion of their formal nursing program. The BSN pin is fashioned after the Wesley College crest and contains four symbols. Scalloped shells represent an individual continually seeking new life meanings and opportunities. The Christian cross represents the ideals...[more]
Wesley College student Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno was awarded the 2014 Undergraduate Award from the American Chemical Society - Division of Environmental Chemistry. This is the fourth time a Wesley College student has won this highly-selective national award; in previous years fewer than 25 students have been selected.
Criteria for the award include being a full-time student majoring in chemistry, environmental engineering or other programs emphasizing environmental chemistry; maintaining...[more]
In recognition of National Nurses Week, two Wesley College faculty members were recognized in the “Top Nurses” section in the May 2014 edition of Delaware Today. The magazine partnered with the Delaware Nurses Association to establish the Excellence in Nursing awards, which recognize nurses who exemplify excellence in their areas of practice.
Wesley Associate Professor of Nursing Karen Panunto ’95, MSN’01 (Ed.D., RN, APN) received an honorable mention in the Academic Educator category and...[more]
Wesley College Professor of Mathematics Dr. Agashi Nwogbaga, accompanied mathematics majors Brittany Kowalewski and Riza Bautista to a regional math conference. The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) conference was held on April 26 at Scranton University in PA.
Kowalewski, a junior gave her presentation “Proving Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem and Sequence Convergence,” during the conference. Bautista, a sophomore presented “Writing Codes for a Computer-Assisted Program.”