Wesley College recognized the following faculty and staff members for their years of service during a luncheon held at the Annie Jump Cannon House on April 8.
The event was hosted by Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston and his wife Susan Johnston.
Combining last year and this year’s honorees, the names in bold indicate that the faculty/staff member reached their milestone in 2012.
5 Years Dr. Jack Barnhardt Maureen Barry Walt Beaupre Martha Boyd Dr. Kraiwinee Bunyaratavej Jason...[more]
The Wesley College Chapter of Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society, a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies, held an induction ceremony on April 7.
The inductees were determined by the business faculty officers’ nominating committee of Sigma Beta Delta, within the MBNA School of Business and Accounting at Wesley based on character, academic excellence, and showing promise for future achievements.
To be considered for the honor society, the students must...[more]
Wesley College students have completed eight undergraduate chemistry research projects during the past year. Three earned recognition at the 245th National American Chemistry Society (ACS) Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans, LA, from April 7-11.
Mentored by Wesley Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D'Souza, eleven students; Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry), Catherine Gross (biological chemistry), Jasbir Deol (biological chemistry), Kyle Gillespie...[more]
Five Wesley College students, under the direction of Wesley Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, co-authored published research entitled: “Kinetic Studies that Evaluate the Solvolytic Mechanisms of Allyl and Vinyl Chloroformate Esters.” D'Souza is the principal author on the manuscript (http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/14/4/7286) that appeared in the peer-reviewed “International Journal of Molecular Sciences.” Aaron Givens (Biological Chemistry - 2013), Peter Lorchak (Nursing...[more]
Wesley College's annual Scholars Day will be held on Thursday, April 18. Scholars Day is an opportunity for students to present research on a given topic via oral presentation, poster presentation, performance, or photography exhibits.
The presentations take place around the campus from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be no classes from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. due to the events.
At the conclusion of the presentations, there will be a reception for participating students, their family/friends, and...[more]
Wesley’s Summer Advantage program registration is now available with double the summer course offerings previously offered. It will provide a chance for students to stay on track and for some to get ahead of graduation requirements in a format that is both efficient and economical.
Wesley is offering three different formats beginning in May that include three week, nine week and 12 week classes of core courses and upper division electives. The courses are attractive financially with the...[more]
Wesley Professors Victor Greto and Dr. Angela D’Antonio's presentation at NASPA conference in Orlando is featured in Inside Higher Ed magazine. The presentation explored the relationship between technology and the mental well-being of students using social media. Wesley students were surveyed as part of the research for the presentation.
Wesley College celebrated its 140 year history at Founders Day on March 20 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. Founders Day is a tradition for the College that acknowledges students and faculty with scholarships and awards. This year’s theme was “Memories and Milestones,” featuring former Wesley President Dr. R. Jervis Cooke as a guest speaker. Dr. Cooke served for 15 years as a trustee, was named president in 1977 and served until 1983. He was given the title of president emeritus by...[more]
Wesley College biological chemistry sophomores Catherine (Catie) Gross and Kaylee Miller have been selected to present an undergraduate research project in organic chemistry at the annual Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) Posters on the Hill event.
This project has been competitively selected by the Council from a pool of more than 800 national applications. Only 60 posters were selected to be showcased to members of Congress on Capitol Hill on April 24. The...[more]
Wesley College announced promotions for five faculty members: Professor Susan Redington Bobby, Dr. Jill Cole, Dr. Richard Kashmar, Dr. Cynthia Newton and Dr. Jamie Whitman-Smithe.
Dr. Cole, Dr. Kashmar, and Dr. Whitman-Smithe were promoted to full professor. Professor Redington Bobby and Dr. Newton were both promoted to associate professor. Promotions in teaching require a written recommendation by a person or committee approved by the College. Evidence sufficient for promotion includes...[more]