Women's soccer goalie Nasia Denegal was named Wolverine of the Week on October 20, after leading the team to a 1-0-1 record during the week. The freshman made eight saves in a shutout over Penn St.-Harrisburg and 19 stops in a tie against Frostburg St.
Wesley's football team was ranked as the top-rated Division III squad in the first Lambert Meadowlands poll of 2014. Lambert is an organization that recognizes Eastern-based college football teams on all levels of play, including Division I. Wesley beat out five other undefeated programs for the honor.
Coming off a 54-0 victory at Concordia-Selma last Saturday, the Wesley College football team continues to be ranked fourth in both the American Football Coaches Association and D3football.com Top 25 Polls. The team is currently 6-0, which is their best start since the 2010 season.
Wesley College's Bryce Shade was named the ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week, following Wesley's 54-0 win against Concordia-Selma on October 11. Shade returned a kickoff 83 yards for a touchdown and had another runback for 35 yards during the game.
The Alumni Association is happy to announce the new members elected to serve three year terms on the alumni board: Yalonda Wilkins Adams ’95, Oswald Guobadia ’96, Alexandra Hollywood ’05 and Elizabeth Wallace ’13.
The following executive committee members were also elected: President - Kirsten Higgins ’98; Vice President - Courtney Stewart ’04; Treasurer - Matt Lindell ’03; Secretary - Alexandra Hollywood ’05 and Past President - Chad Robinson ’05.
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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...