Four-sport athlete Tristin Burris has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® District II All-Academic At-Large team and will be a candidate for Academic All-America® honors later this month. To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, the student-athlete must be a key starter or reserve and maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative grade-point-average.
Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, professor of chemistry at Wesley College, in Dover, Delaware, has won the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) 2012 E. Emmett Reid Award, which recognizes high-quality teaching in chemistry at small colleges in the ACS Mid-Atlantic region.
D’Souza has published 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and mentored more than 100 undergraduate students since 1992. Forty-seven undergraduate co-authors appear on his list of peer-reviewed publications. Forty-one of D’Souza’s...[more]
Wesley College was awarded $1.58 million from the Delaware Infrastructure Investment Committee to fund infrastructure improvements surrounding the Streetscape Project. The project will close off several cross streets through campus and build additional walkways and green areas in the center of campus making a more pedestrian-friendly, safer college grounds.
“We are so grateful for the support from the committee, State of Delaware, City of Dover and the community,” said Wesley College President...[more]
Wesley College dedicated the third floor gallery in the Du Pont College Center to Lon M. Fluman, professor of art. Fluman will retire from teaching at the end of the semester after a 47 year career at Wesley. “His dedication and commitment to his students was exceptional and this gallery will be a lasting legacy to his life’s work,” said Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston.
Wesley College, a fully accredited college with undergraduate and graduate programs, seeks to...[more]
Warm weather has Delaware bugging out
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.