James A. Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities has been selected to speak at the Wesley College spring commencement on May 5 at 1:30 p.m.
Leach spent 30 years as a representative in Congress for the state of Iowa, worked in the Foreign Legion, was a professor at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University as well as Interim Director of the Institute of Politics and Lecturer at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Newt Gingrich stopped by Wesley College for a town hall type meeting to share his thoughts on social security and other money matters.
The 243rd National American Chemical Society (ACS) Meeting was held in San Diego, CA, on March 24-29. At this conference there were 16,119 attendees and more than 11,700 scientific presentations were made. Pictured left to right: MaryAnn Yaeger (Lab-Manager of the Science Department), Melissa Earley (math major), Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry major), Olivia Hampton (biology major), Kyle Gillespie (biological chemistry major), Dr. Malcolm J. D'Souza (Professor of...[more]
The Wesley College Chapter of Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society held its induction ceremony Sunday, March 25. Students were inducted based upon high scholastic achievement, character, and demonstration for future promise. In order to be considered for the honor society, the students need to major in business, be ranked in the upper 20 percent of their junior, senior or master’s class and receive an invitation by a faculty officer. The chapter, which started at Wesley in 2008, is a...[more]
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) and Gladiator by CGI has announced that Wesley College is one of 106 recipients of the Division III National Academic Team Award.
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Wesley College education faculty collaborated on two books that were recently published, “Teaching the Way Students Learn” and “Preparing Change Agents for the Classroom.” The project took three years to complete and involved many authors including (from left) Professors Marcia Lawton, Jill Cole, Patricia Patterson, Jamie Whitman-Smithe, as well as several Campus Community School teachers and three Wesley students. The books were published by Rowman & Littlefield Education and...[more]
Wesley College Student Government Association (SGA) President Tanner Polce and SGA Vice President Bryan Zarou present a $62,000 check to Wesley College President Dr. William Johnston and Board of Trustees Chair Charles “Chip” Dashiell. The donation will help increase Wi-Fi locations throughout the campus and help with several planned student-championed safety initiatives. From left: Johnston, Dashiell, Zarou and Polce.[more]
Wesley College mourns the unexpected passing of Associate Professor of Legal Studies Flora Hessling. A beloved faculty member for the past 16 years, Hessling died Sunday Feb. 5. Services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Torbert Funeral Home located at 61 South Bradford Street in Dover (one block south of campus). Visitation will be at noon with a Memorial Service to follow at 1:00 p.m.[more]
Two Wesley College students will have their undergraduate research in chemistry published. Jaci Knapp (B.S. Biology, 2011) and Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (B.S. Biological Chemistry, Honors program) completed an INBRE/EPSCoR –supported organic chemistry research project under the direction of Dr. Malcolm D’Souza, professor of chemistry at Wesley. This work is now published in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Molecular Sciences (http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/13/1/665/).