The Governor has declared a state of emergency for this evening (Sunday) and for Tomorrow. Schools and other activities are beginning to announce closures.
Accordingly, Wesley will be closed tomorrow (March 3rd) for business and academic activities. In as much as snow is to taper off tomorrow afternoon, we expect to re-open for regular business and classroom activities at the normal opening time on Tuesday, March 4.
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Wesley College has been named as one of the top 100 colleges and universities in the country by TheBestSchools.org (TBS). The organization released a list of the top universities and four-year liberal arts colleges, broken down by state to provide a guide of outstanding institutions geographically.
“We are so pleased to be included in this ranking,” said Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston. “We are always striving to provide the best academic experience for our...[more]
Wesley College students, Catherine Gross, Kasey Thompson, and Karri-Jo Walls, presented their undergraduate research on Feb 15 at American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. This was the first time Wesley students presented at an AAAS conference. All three students competed against undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students in their selected categories. Gross, Thompson, and Walls were also chosen as student session aides and helped the conference...[more]
Wesley College announced Dr. Ray Yin, founder and CEO of ANP Technologies, will be the speaker at the 2014 Commencement ceremony. Yin’s company based in Newark, DE is one of the leading companies in biodefense and nanotherapeutics. On May 10, he will share his story of growing up in China, moving to America and becoming a successful entrepreneur.
After earning his B.S. from Nankai University in China, Yin received a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. Along with the...[more]
Courtney (Walpole) Voshell '03 graduated from Wesley’s education program and went on to earn her master and doctoral degrees while a teacher and administrator in the Capital School District. On February 8, Voshell was named National Assistant Principal for Secondary Schools by the National Assoc. of School Administrators. "Courtney is an exemplary change agent, she has definitely instituted positive change at Dover High School," said Professor of Education Dr. B. Patricia Patterson.
Wesley College undergraduate research in chemistry is published in the peer-reviewed open access publication, Canadian Chemical Transactions.
Brandon Sandosky (environmental science), Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry), and Matthew McAneny (biology), completed a project that provides insight into the solvent influences of commercial chloroformates under the direction of Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D'Souza.
Sandosky completed this work as part of his senior-thesis...[more]
ValuePenguin is a consumer-finance company that has been putting together weekly Q&A interviews featuring top students at different Business programs around the country. Wesley Junior Samantha Utz was recently featured on the ValuePenguin site. Read the full interview by clicking the headline.
Bayhealth named Wesley College Assistant Professor of Nursing Fairuz “Fai” Lutz the Kent General Outstanding Healthcare Educator of the Year in December 2013. A highly prestigious award, it is presented in honor of Geraldine Webb Palladino, who was one of the leading figures in encouraging professional development of hospital staff.“We are proud of Fai for the recent recognition and the award she has received from BayHealth Medical Center,” said Chair of the Nursing Department Dr. Robert...[more]
Wesley College is breathing new life into an old building in Dover. Monday was the first day of classes for the semester and the first day of classes ever at the school's new Health Sciences Building.Until 2009 the space was the Frear Federal Building. Since that time, it has sat unused. Wesley's nursing program is changing that. The program has about 200 students between undergrads and graduates. One of those undergrads is senior Lauren Kowal. She was working with a mannequin patient Monday...
Even with papers and books strewn over a 10-person table and multiple chalk boards and filing cabinets, the room where Wesley College nursing professor Nancy Rubino and her three senior nursing students were working felt spacious. “It’s a lot better,” said Taylor Matthews, a student from Philadelphia, on the size of the new building.
“There’s much more room to breathe.”
Which is the point. Almost five years in the making, Wesley College opened its new Health Sciences building to students and...