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09.19.2013

Former Frear Building shaping up for Wesley nursing program

In the former J. Allen Frear Federal Building in downtown Dover on Tuesday afternoon, workers wearing hard hats hammered dry wall. Orange cones and tools were scattered throughout the building. A crew worked on the heating and air conditioning system while electricians put in wiring. Many rooms smelled like new paint. Renovations for the building, recently acquired by Wesley College, are on time to wrap up mid-December and, by January, nursing students may be walking to classes there.

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09.18.2013

Wesley Football Makes D3football.com Play of the Week

Watch video of D3football.com's Play of the Week: the Hail Mary pass from the September 14 football game against Salisbury, which capped off Wesley's thrilling victory.

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09.10.2013

Wesley Professor Published

Wesley College Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza and Northern Illinois University Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Dr. Dennis N. Kevill published a chapter on the chemistry of chloroformate and fluoroformate esters. Such esters were used extensively as war gases during World War I. These chemical compounds have now found new useful purpose in the preparation of herbicides, fungicides, pesticides, and as precursors in the syntheses of several potential prodrugs.  This...[more]

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09.03.2013

Wesley Professor Jacobs Publishes Article

Wesley Professor of Business Management Dr. Kathleen C. Jacobs recently published an article entitled “Gender-specific jobs keep holding back the economy” in the News Journal. The article focuses on women’s underrepresentation in blue-collar jobs and Jacobs offers insight for a solution. Jacobs is also a member of Delaware Commission for Women and a former president of the Delaware American Association for University Women.

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09.03.2013

Renovations Wrapping Up at Wesley College

As the school year gets underway, Delaware’s oldest private college is finishing up work around campus, especially in Longwood Hall and Wesley College Chapel. This summer in Longwood Hall, Wesley College officials made plans to paint and update the building. The classrooms were also outfitted with new technology, including smart boards, projectors and computers. “The quality things about these classrooms is that they’re nice sized, better equipped … these just lend themselves better to...

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08.30.2013

Women’s Lacrosse Honored For Academic Prowess

The Wesley College women's lacrosse team was one of 86 NCAA Division III teams to be recognized as an Academic Squad for the 2013 season. Every school with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher earned Academic Squad honors, and the Wolverines were one of just four Capital Athletic Conference members to receive the award.

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08.29.2013

Fall Sports Finalize 2013 Season Schedules

Wesley College's fall sports have finalized their schedules for the 2013 season. The Wolverines' 2013-14 sport season officially commences on August 30th as the field hockey team, led by 19th-year head coach Tracey Short, travels to Juniata while the men's soccer team travels to Newport News, Va. for a pair of games against Va. Wesleyan and Randolph-Macon College.

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08.29.2013

Robinson Heads To Arena Bowl, Named All-AFL

Former Wesley College football standout Bryan Robinson had a big week as he was named First Team All-Arena and his Philadelphia Soul defeated the Jacksonville Sharks, 75-59, to earn a trip to Arena Bowl XXVI, which was played on August 17.

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08.27.2013

Wesley College Undergraduate Research Published

Two Wesley College students collaborated and researched a project that was published in the American Journal of Health Sciences. Ghada Alabed (biology, 2010) and Melissa Earley (mathematics, 2013) completed an undergraduate research project under the direction of Wesley Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza. Alabed built the in-house database while she was an undergraduate and Earley incorporated that data and built the online database this past year. This project involved the...[more]

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08.27.2013

New Students Arrive at Wesley College

“Wally” the Wesley College wolverine mascot greeted many of the more than 600 new students representing 15 states, including Washington, California, Florida, and Wyoming on August 22. One-third of the new students are from Delaware. This year’s class also has a substantial international presence with students representing Saudi Arabia, China, Nigeria, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Liberia, Mexico and Nepal.As part of the orientation weekend students were briefed on academic expectations,...[more]

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