During the All-Class Reunion Dinner at Homecoming and Families Weekend 2014, the Wesley College Alumni Association presented the 2014 Alumni Awards. Matthew Sellitto ’67 received the Alumni Public Service Award in absentia, Jane (Kearney) MacDonald ’60 won the Alumni Service Award and James Collins ’97 was the recipient of the Professional Service Award. The Public Service Award honors alumni who have fulfilled the obligations of their education through creative leadership in service that...[more]
Holden Wingate was named Wolverine of the Week on October 13. The senior midfielder scored two goals in the team's win over Southern Virginia, both coming off assists from Will Mileski.
Wesley College's Joe Callahan and Aamir Petrose were named the ECAC Division III Southwest Co-Offensive and Co-Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, it was announced by the league office on October 7. Callahan threw for 362 yards and totaled six touchdowns (5 pass, 1 rush) in Wesley's victory against Louisiana College. Petrose tallied five tackles and two sacks.
Wesley College faculty, staff, students, and members of the Dover community gathered to honor Jim Flood Sr. and Kathleen Flood for their generous contribution to fully fund the renovation of Wesley’s Writing and Tutoring Center, a part of Wesley’s Department of Academic Support on October 6. With the relocation of a computer lab, the department was able to repurpose the space to be devoted to the tutoring program, which previously had no area to call home. Over the summer, staff and graduate...[more]
Wesley College Professor of Political Science Dr. Anthony Armstrong is quoted in a NerdScholar article about the benefits of college. Americans collectively have more than $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, an amount that may cause prospective students to wonder whether college is worth the cost. Regardless of debt levels, it’s still statistically more beneficial to hold a college degree.
When is comes to salaries, millennial college graduates by and large make $17,500 more annually than...
Riza Bautista, junior math major, and Brittany Kowalewski, senior math major, presented their undergraduate research results at the 10th Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (SUMS) Conference. The conference was held on October 4, 2014 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.
The title of Bautista’s research was “Selecting a Methodology to Estimate the Missing Values from a Time Series Data Set that Measures the Extent of the Northern Polar Ice Cap.” She worked...[more]
Aamir Peetrose was named Wolverine of the Week on October 6, following his performance in football's Homecoming victory against Louisiana College. The defensive end recorded five tackles and two sacks. He also broke up three passes and had two additional quarterback hurries in the game.
Wesley College's Kyle George and Aamir Petrose were both named to the D3football.com Team of the Week it was announced by the website on October 1. In Wesley's win against SVU, George caught seven passes for 141 yards and two touchdowns and Petrose had three sacks and broke up a pass.
Wesley College Department of Education was awarded a 1.5 million dollar grant by the US Department of Education to create a replicable, sustainable model for teacher preparation that bridges the professional development gap between education students in training (teachers that have not secured a teaching assignment) and experienced teaching professionals.
The goal of the model is to significantly increase recruitment and retention of highly-qualified young teachers into local school...[more]
Wesley tight end Kyle George was named the Wolverine of the Week on September 29. In football's win over Southern Virginia, he had seven catches for 141 yards and two touchdowns. He was also named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.