Wesley College football junior running back Jamar Baynard has been selected as the Wolverine of the Week for his effort in Wesley's 44-24 win over Christopher Newport this weekend. Baynard ran the ball for 179 yards and three touchdowns, shaking off several would-be CNU tacklers on his way to the end zone. The running back toted the ball 26 times and caught a pair of passes as the Wolverines rolled the Captains. In two games this season, Baynard has already rushed for 315 yards and should...
Following Wesley football's 44-24 victory against conference opponent Christopher Newport on September 19, there was a post-game reception at the Annie Jump Cannon House to honor head Coach Mike Drass. Prior to the game, the playing surface at Scott D. Miller Stadium was named Drass Field. Drass also collected his 200th career coaching victory.
Drass became one of just 15 active coaches to reach the milestone (including fellow NJAC head coach Rick Giancola at Montclair State). Drass became...[more]
It was a special day at Wesley College as hundreds of supporters and community members came out to Scott D. Miller Stadium not just to watch the No. 5 Wolverines' home opener, but also to celebrate the accomplishments of a local icon, Mike Drass.
Entering his 23rd season as the Wolverines' head football coach, Drass has guided the program to a place among the greatest teams in NCAA Division III. During pre-game ceremonies, Drass was joined on the field by Wesley College President Robert Clark...[more]
The Kent Chamber Choir will give the Capital City a chance to hear a rare tune during a free concert on Friday. KCC’s concert at Dover Presbyterian Church will feature four works, including the sacred choral number “Missa Salvatoris.” The choir “will perform a piece by Seth Bingham that has not been heard in over 50 years,” said Wesley College Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choir, and KCC founder and artistic director James Wilson. “His ‘Missa Salvatoris’ was first performed by...
Demetrius Stevenson distinctly remembers hearing the voice of Wesley coach Mike Drass as it thundered across the field before practice during his time as a defensive tackle during the mid-1990s. “You don’t walk on my field!” Now that field will bear the veteran coach’s name when the Delaware school dedicates the playing surface of Scott D. Miller Stadium to the veteran coach before their game against Christopher Newport on Saturday. Mike Drass Field.
Wilmington activist James Gilliam, former Wesley College Board of Trustee member passed away at age 95 on September 10, 2015. A well-respected community leader, Gilliam led a life of service and distinction.
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Wesley College sophomore, Emily Temple, designed cover art for the Kent County Levy Court Brochure, published summer 2015. The brochure includes a write up about Temple, an English and Media Arts dual major. She is active in the Whetstone, works as a lab assistant in the media arts lab and spends her spare time designing parody t-shirts for sale online. She hopes to develop her interest in animated media and fiction into her future career as it has been a big influence on her work....[more]
The Wesley College football team began their New Jersey Athletic Conference era with a decisive 44-3 victory over Forstburg State University on Saturday, and on Sunday two players received the team's first NJAC honors. Bryce Shade was named NJAC Offensive Player of the Week and Eric Speidel was selected as NJAC Special Teams Player of the Week. Shade becomes the first Wolverine to earn an NJAC weekly honor after helping No. 5 Wesley open its season with a 44-3 conference road win at Frostburg...
After leading the Wesley College volleyball team to a 3-2 start to the season, Tionne Graves-Brown has been named Wolverine of the Week. The sophomore played with outstanding effort in the team's opening week and earned MVP honors at the Scranton Invitational. In five matches, Graves-Brown nearly averaged a double-double, registering 10.4 kills per match and 9.2 digs per match. If the sophomore were to continue her torrid pace throughout the entire season, she would demolish the former...
Dr. Varleisha Gibbs is the director of the forthcoming master’s of occupational therapy program at Wesley College. The program, the first of its kind in the state of Delaware, is slated to launch during the 2016-2017 academic year.
“We’re excited to have Dr. Gibbs join us here at Wesley College,” said Wesley College Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jeff Gibson. “She brings with her all the qualities and experience we need to develop a banner OT program to serve...[more]