Wesley College students should expect to feel a bit safer when they return next month for the 2012-13 school year. The Dover private college is undergoing a $2.7 million streetscape improvement project, which closes sections of North Bradford, Fulton and Cecil streets and several alleys in the immediate area and replaces them with sidewalks and pavers in an effort to create a more pedestrian friendly, campus-like atmosphere.
Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston and his wife Susan hosted a luncheon at the Annie Jump Cannon House to thank the Schwartz Center for the Arts volunteers for their dedication. Wesley College is part of a strategic alliance that was formed in 2004 to collaborate the resources of Wesley, Delaware State University, and The Friends of the Capitol Theater, to maximize usage and position of the historic treasure as the premiere performing arts center in Central Delaware. Since 2007,...[more]
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce announced that Wesley College won “Corporation of the Year Award” during the Chamber‘s Excellence in Business Awards Dinner on June 28, 2012. The event also recognized excellence in small business, outstanding partnership and the Leadership Central Delaware Class of 2012.
The chamber nominated three corporations to compete for votes from other Chamber members. Some of the criteria included having more than 50 employees, creative and imaginative...[more]
14 new members will be inducted this year
63 of Wesley's student athletes were named to the 2011-12 CAC All-Academic Team
Wesley senior Ashlyn Booth was named to the ECAC All-Star Team. A first team selection at utility player, Booth earlier became the first Wolverine to garner NFCA All-Region honors since Jessica Morgan in the 2007 season.
Junior cornerback Leon Jones has been named a Second Team Preseason All-American by Beyond Sports Network
On May 30, Capital School District held an awards ceremony to honor volunteer mentors and community partners in Dover. Wesley student Kadija Erskine-Michel was named “Mentor of the Year” for the Central Middle School. Wesley’s Department of Political and Social Science also received the “Community Partner of the Year” award.As part of Dr. Jessica James’ Contemporary Social Problems course, students must complete 25 hours of community service and reflect on their time each week. This is done to...[more]
The Wesley College Nursing Department secured grant funds to assist the elderly population in Kent County. The grant allowed the Nursing Department to provide Luther Towers with updated computers and software through the Palmer Foundation. Luther Towers is a residential facility for low-income elderly in Kent County. The institution consists of six buildings with independent living apartments for the residents.
The grant has been funded over the past several years. This year, the money was...[more]
Wesley College's football team was featured in the Division III College Football Preview section of Lindy's Sports Magazine, a Nationally-acclaimed sports magazine that hit newsstands over the weekend. Head Coach Mike Drass was interviewed by Lindy's' Dominick DiRienzo on the Wolverines reaching the semifinals five of the last seven years and this year's team and key players, as well as the State of Division III Football.