Sometimes bigger isn’t necessarily better. When it comes to preserving land in central Delaware, members of the Kent County Conservancy have decided it’s best to keep things small. “We are concerned about the land, about the need to preserve open space,” Charles “Chazz” Salkin said. The retired director of the Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (DNREC) Parks and Recreation Division, Salkin is a board member for the KCC. Although mostly inactive in recent years, the...
Wesley College's women's basketball team stayed alive in the Capital Athletic Conference playoff race with a 62-53 win at Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday night. The Wolverines now stand at 11-13 overall and 7-10 in the CAC. The Nittany Lions (4-20) held a small lead for most, but not all of the first half, and took a 34-30 lead into halftime. With 16:54 remaining in regulation, Penn State matched its largest lead of the night at 39-33 but Wesley went on a 15-0 run over the next six plus...
Anthony Bowers and Wayne Lennon both scored a game-high 22 points as the Wesley College men's basketball team clinched the fifth seed in the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament with a 78-71 win at Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday night. The Wolverines now stand at 11-13 overall and 9-8 in the CAC while the Lions fall to 3-21 on the year and 3-14 in league play. This was the first time since February 6, 2013 that two Wesley players scored at least 20 points in the same game when Paul...
Using funds acquired by a $1.54 million federal grant, Wesley’s education department launched their “Bridging the Professional Development Gap” program last month. Professor of Education and Director of Graduate Programs in Education Dr. Patricia Patterson, Associate Professor and Program Director of PE K-12 Dr. Patricia Sherblom and Grant Manager Colette Wheatley spearheaded the effort. The primary objective of the program is to create a long-term model for teacher preparation, closing the...[more]
For the second time this season, Wesley College's JW Lawson has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Division III South Rookie of the Week, it was announced by the ECAC office on Tuesday afternoon. Lawson also received the honor on January 27, 2015.
Despite a pair of losses, Lawson was a bright spot for Wesley, averaging 13.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals in games against Salisbury and at St. Mary's. Lawson, a freshman from Newark, Del., scored a...
Wesley College's football team, who was recently named the 2014 ECAC Team of the Year and the winner of the Lambert Cup, held its annual end-of-season banquet on Sunday afternoon at the Modern Maturity Center where it announced all of the team award winners from the 2014 season. Head Coach Mike Drass and his coaching staff also recognized the 21-member senior class that went 44-9 over the last four seasons, and 11 players who received either All-America or All-Region honors. Junior quarterback...
Wesley College's Josh Dean has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon.
A freshman goalkeeper from Glen Burnie, Md., Dean got the start between the pipes in his collegiate debut and proceeded to make 14 saves in an 11-4 season-opening win over Ferrum in snowy conditions. Dean faced 27 Panthers shots on the day with 18 on target, good for a 77.8 save percentage.
All Wesley College and DAFB Classes for Tuesday, 2/17/15 are cancelled and the campus is CLOSED.
Wesley College will delay opening until 9:30 am on 2/17/15 to be reevaluated by 7 am on 2/17/15.
Classes for this evening, 2/16/15 are cancelled beginning at 6 pm. Updates for 2/17/15 will be sent at a later time.[more]