U.S. Senator Thomas R. Carper was just one of the many politicians, government officials, board of trustees, faculty, staff, students and the general members of the public that attended a sneak peek of Wesley College’s new Health Sciences Building. The event brought together many of the groups involved in helping Wesley secure the former Frear Federal Building at no cost to the College.
“The General Services Administration and the Department of Education were the two primary agencies that...[more]
Wesley College has announced plans to increase student educational opportunities and partnerships with the greater Dover area at the College’s three locations: the Main Campus in the heart of Dover’s historic district, Dover Air Force Base where the College currently offers courses, and the new Health Sciences Building (formerly the Frear Federal Building), just one block from Kent General Hospital. In 2009, the College, under the leadership of President William Johnston, mapped out...[more]
Wesley College received a $25,000 check from M&T Bank to support the new Health Sciences Building. The new facility will support the expansion of Wesley's highly-regarded nursing program and address the documented shortage of nurses throughout the region.
"The support of M&T Bank and others in the community is pivotal to the continued success of Wesley's academic programs," Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston said.[more]
Wesley College Basketball team is on a roll after winning their 10th straight game in a row. Check out this video report on the team from WBOC.
Wesley College showed its appreciation to its most generous contributors on Saturday night, January 12, 2013, with a reception and dinner held at the Sheraton Dover Hotel. Approximately 130 guests attended the gala to celebrate the third year for the Wesley Society, which recognizes high level donors giving to Wesley College. Wesley College officials announced that the Wesley Society membership has more than tripled since its inception in late 2009, with 210 current members. Wesley...[more]
Spring semester check in is scheduled for Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All students should check in at the Lobby Area of College Center with Admissions staff and if all items are complete, they will receive a “sail through” ticket to proceed. Students living on campus will receive a “golden ticket” at check in, enabling them to proceed to their assigned residence hall and give the ticket to their Resident Director/Resident Assistant in their residence hall...[more]
Wesley College started the effort to become the new owner of the J. Allen Frear Federal Building more than three years ago.
Last month, those efforts finally paid off.
“The deed has been transferred. The keys are in our hand. It’s ours,” said William Johnston, Wesley’s president.
Wesley College received the keys to the J. Allen Frear Federal Building on November 28 in a gathering including representatives from the U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. Senator Thomas R. Carper’s office, National Management Resources and Wesley College. The 36,000 square foot building located at 300 South New Street will be repurposed as an exemplary educational center dedicated to a vibrant nursing program and the expansion of health science related majors.
The J. Allen Frear...[more]
Wesley College graduated 83 students as part of the Class of 2012 Winter Commencement at Central Middle School on December 12. Wesley Board of Trustee member and attorney Linda Broyhill ’71 served as the guest speaker for the ceremony.
To see more pictures of the event visit our flickr site[more]
Wesley College presented Gian Carlo Menotti's "Amahl and the Night Visitors" Nov. 29 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts.
The opera, performed in English, tells the story of Amahl and his mother and the act of forgiveness that change their lives. The opera was directed by Wesley drama instructor, J. Denise Baker, with music direction by Wesley professor of music, Dr. James Wilson. The performance was funded in part of Kent County Fund for the Arts and Delaware Division of the Arts.