Eight Wesley College men's track & field athletes received a combined nine All-Capital Athletic Conference indoor honors, it was announced by the league office on February 26. The nine selections is a program-record.
Wesley College's women's track & field team has swept the Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Major Awards, it was announced by the league office on February 26. Freshmen and high school teammates Kiona Mency and Elizsha Streeter were named the CAC Co-Athlete of the Year and Rookie of the Year, respectively, while head coach Stephen Kimes was named the CAC Coach of the Year.
For a league-leading third time this season, and for the second-straight week, Wesley College's David Langan has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on February 24.
Wesley College has been named as one of the top 100 colleges and universities in the country by TheBestSchools.org (TBS). The organization released a list of the top universities and four-year liberal arts colleges, broken down by state to provide a guide of outstanding institutions geographically.
“We are so pleased to be included in this ranking,” said Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston. “We are always striving to provide the best academic experience for our...[more]
Wesley College students, Catherine Gross, Kasey Thompson, and Karri-Jo Walls, presented their undergraduate research on Feb 15 at American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. This was the first time Wesley students presented at an AAAS conference. All three students competed against undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students in their selected categories. Gross, Thompson, and Walls were also chosen as student session aides and helped the conference...[more]
Wesley College announced Dr. Ray Yin, founder and CEO of ANP Technologies, will be the speaker at the 2014 Commencement ceremony. Yin’s company based in Newark, DE is one of the leading companies in biodefense and nanotherapeutics. On May 10, he will share his story of growing up in China, moving to America and becoming a successful entrepreneur.
After earning his B.S. from Nankai University in China, Yin received a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. Along with the...[more]
Courtney (Walpole) Voshell '03 graduated from Wesley’s education program and went on to earn her master and doctoral degrees while a teacher and administrator in the Capital School District. On February 8, Voshell was named National Assistant Principal for Secondary Schools by the National Assoc. of School Administrators. "Courtney is an exemplary change agent, she has definitely instituted positive change at Dover High School," said Professor of Education Dr. B. Patricia Patterson.
Wesley College undergraduate research in chemistry is published in the peer-reviewed open access publication, Canadian Chemical Transactions.
Brandon Sandosky (environmental science), Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry), and Matthew McAneny (biology), completed a project that provides insight into the solvent influences of commercial chloroformates under the direction of Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D'Souza.
Sandosky completed this work as part of his senior-thesis...[more]
Wesley College's football team, who was recently named the 2013 ECAC Team of the Year, held its annual end-of-season banquet on Sunday afternoon at the College Center where it announced all of the team award winners from the 2013 season. Head Coach Mike Drass and his coaching staff also recognized the 11-member senior class that went 44-8 over the last four seasons, and eight players who received either All-America or All-Region honors.
Freshmen Kiona Mency and Elizsha Streeter both set Capital Athletic Conference records and three other school-records were broken as the Wesley College women's track & field team had an impressive showing at the Patriot Games Invitational hosted by George Mason University on February 1.