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.”
“Tomorrow’s Researchers” is the title of a four page article in May 2014 International Innovation magazine, focusing on the project-based STEM learning taking place at Wesley College. The publication is devoted to disseminating science, research and technology information. The College is combining undergraduate research into the traditional liberal arts environment through Wesley’s innovative new core curriculum. The new core is more focused on developing skills at each level of the students’...[more]
Annie Jump Cannon was recently featured on an episode of Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos." Read this article from Delaware Today magazine to learn more about Annie Jump Cannon and her connection to Wesley College.
You can watch the full episode, "Sisters of the Sun" at http://www.cosmosontv.com/watch/236611651828#
Wesley Professor of Business Management Dr. Kathleen Jacobs was interviewed in her capacity as a State Commissioner for an article on wage inequity and women in the Delaware State News, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Jacobs was quoted on conclusions that she had reached and presented to the Governor’s Delaware Commission for Women on wage disparity in Delaware and the United States through her research. The State’s Chief Economist was also interviewed within the same article. The title of the article...