Students at Wesley College held a canned food drive this past week to benefit the Delaware Food Bank in conjunction with the 123=ABC Community Service project. Incoming freshmen worked with current students, faculty and staff to serve the community of Dover through the canned food drive and other activities at the Aug. 18 event. The food drive produced almost 400 items amounting to close to 500 pounds of shelf-stable supplies.Approximately 17,000 people per week benefit from the Delaware Food...[more]
In 2011, Wesley undergraduates Brett Sansbury (biological chemistry major) and Olivia Hampton (biology major) began their EPSCoR/INBRE supported summer internship in chemistry under the direction of Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, professor of chemistry. They completed their project analyzing a fungicidal para-substituted aryl thiocarbamate analog in Spring 2012. Their work is now published in the open access peer-reviewed Journal of Chemistry. The recent NSF ARRA sponsored renovated undergraduate...[more]
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Sixteen Wesley College undergraduates presented outcomes of their summer internship at an undergraduate poster session during UD's annual Undergraduate Research and Service Celebratory Symposium on Aug. 9. The students completed their project on varied research themes and were sponsored by the DE-INBRE and the DE-EPSCoR grants. The student mentors at Wesley were Dr. Bruce E. Allison, professor of environmental studies, and Dr....[more]
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Dr. Lucille Gambardella, recently retired Wesley College nursing chair, was recognized by The Delaware Nurses Association and Delaware Organization of Nurse Leaders on July 12 with the 2012 Academic Nurse Educator Award. The award is to recognize those in the nursing field who consistently promote, excel, and bring a positive approach to their area of practice.Gambardella retired this spring after 28 years at Wesley and still plans to stay involved in the nursing profession. More than seventy...[more]
Wesley College’s $2.5 million streetscape project to create a pedestrian-friendly, unified, true college campus in Dover’s historic district is on tract to open before students return for the 2012 fall semester, Wesley President Dr. William N. Johnston said.
Wesley College students should expect to feel a bit safer when they return next month for the 2012-13 school year. The Dover private college is undergoing a $2.7 million streetscape improvement project, which closes sections of North Bradford, Fulton and Cecil streets and several alleys in the immediate area and replaces them with sidewalks and pavers in an effort to create a more pedestrian friendly, campus-like atmosphere.
Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston and his wife Susan hosted a luncheon at the Annie Jump Cannon House to thank the Schwartz Center for the Arts volunteers for their dedication. Wesley College is part of a strategic alliance that was formed in 2004 to collaborate the resources of Wesley, Delaware State University, and The Friends of the Capitol Theater, to maximize usage and position of the historic treasure as the premiere performing arts center in Central Delaware. Since 2007,...[more]