Wesley alumnus Chris Foard M'10 and his wife Marianne donated items from their historical nursing collection for use at Wesley’s new Health Sciences Building's display case. The display represents years of collecting rare pieces focusing on Florence Nightingale as well as the nursing profession as a whole. Some items dated back to the Civil War and earlier. The exhibit was unveiled in a ceremony on March 5 that included the Foards, students, faculty, administrators and staff. Visit...[more]
Wesley College’s recent selection as one of the top 100 universities and colleges in the country by TheBestSchools.org showcases the value of a well-developed strategic plan. Wesley’s five-year plan (2009 – 2014) just wrapped up with many goals realized including a focus on increasing safety and the environment contributed to planning and execution of new plazas. Increased retention and program growth will be realized through better facilities—like the new Health Science Building and...[more]
This isn’t your grandparents’ square dance – although they would be welcome! Wesley College and Picnic for Peace are pleased to announce a multi-generational and multi-cultural square dance during Dover’s First Friday April 4, 6 to 8 p.m. in the lobby of the College Center at Wesley, 120 N. State Street. The event is free and open to the public. No prior dance experience is required, nor is a partner. Just come in comfy shoes prepared to make new friends, get exercise, and...[more]
Wesley College celebrated Founders Day on March 19 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. The event is an annual tradition for the College that acknowledges students, celebrating their accomplishments with scholarships and awards. Dr. Michael Nielsen, a professor of media arts at Wesley, was featured as a guest speaker. A member of the Wesley faculty since 1989, Nielsen is retiring at the end of the spring 2014 semester.
A total of $127,650 in scholarship money - up from approximately...[more]
To allow for snow removal and more safe travel conditions this morning, Wesley is extending its closing Monday until 12:00 Noon.
Academic and business activities will resume at 12:00 PM. Be alert for further updates in the event that the snow does not tapper off as expected.
ARAMARK is attempting to open for regular meal hours.
IMPORTANT NOTE FROM RESIDENCE LIFE:
"If you have a Resident Assistant (RA) interview scheduled for Monday, March 17th, you will be contacted by the Office of...[more]
In view of the developing weather conditions, Wesley's current plan is to open for class and for all other business activities Monday at 10:00 AM.
We will monitor the developing storm during the night and early morning hours and may adjust the schedule.
Faculty, staff and students are urged to watch for further e-mails and text messages. If we need to deviate from the 10:00 AM opening, expect a message at about 5:00 tomorrow morning.
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A Wesley College student has coauthored a peer-reviewed publication as part of an undergraduate research project. This past summer, Kaylee Miller, junior biological chemistry major, completed an intensive 10-week DE-INBRE supported internship with Dr. Thomas L. Bauer, at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute, at Christiana Care. Her efforts resulted in the co-authorship on a peer-reviewed article that has appeared in Surgical Oncology. Miller plans to enter an Occupational...[more]
It took more than a quick snap of the scissors to make the new Health Sciences Building a reality, it took vision, collaboration and years of planning to secure the 36,000 square-foot former Federal building at no cost to the College.
On March 6 more than 150 people celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for Wesley’s new building located at 300 South New Street including Governor Jack Markell, Regional Administrator for U.S. GSA Mid-Atlantic Region Sara Manzano-Diaz, state and local...[more]
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.
Security, Residence life, Facilities, food service and other...[more]
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]