Wesley College alumnus Lance Balderson ’61 was honored with a reception at Wesley College on October 1, 2012. Balderson, a well-known artist whose work, “Tryst” was on exhibit in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, cultivated his artist talent during his years at Wesley under the tutelage of Wesley’s legendary Professor Lewis Wells. Approximately 60 people were in attendance at the reception as Balderson donated his abstract painting, “Aerial View.” His work will be on...[more]
Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Malcolm D’Souza has recently co-authored a peer-reviewed article with Delaware State University’s Associate Professor of Environmental Chemistry, Dr. Qiquan Wang in the Journal of College Teaching & Learning. The introduction details Wesley College’s transition with the National Institutes of Health DE-INBRE program, describing the many hardships first encountered with the expansion of student and faculty involvement in mentored undergraduate research. The...[more]
Wesley College was presented with a Tribute by the Kent County Levy Court on September 25 in celebration of the College being named Corporation of the Year by the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce.[more]
Wesley College Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza was featured in International Innovation, a magazine devoted to disseminating science, research and technology information. D’Souza explains the decade-long transformation that a National Centre for Research Resources (NCRR) grant has driven, creating a dynamic and exciting environment where research drives undergraduate teaching for student benefit. “The grant money from NCRR has helped Wesley enrich our STEM programs and open...[more]
Wesley College held a small reception for Ken Robertson, Jr., a local retired Air Force member who donated a brass rubbing of Sir Robert de Bures to the College, which was originally done some time in the 1970s.Brass rubbing is a technique that requires a person to use special metallic crayons to copy an image from a piece of brass. Typically, artists will use only one color because it is less time consuming. However, Robertson went the extra mile and used three colors for his piece. The...[more]
A standing-room only crowd of Wesley College students, most of which included student-athletes, packed Wells Theater on Monday night as guest speakers Jim and Sandi Tkach spoke on the issue of suicide and what we can do to prevent it.
Almost at the end of cross-country practice, Tristin Burris came running up, asking her coach, "We still going?" "Sure," Stephen Kimes told Burris, giving her the workout.
Field hockey practice had just ended across the street. Burris was on the run from one sport to another.
Senior biological chemistry major Aaron Givens will receive the 2012 Delaware-American Chemical Society Undergraduate Chemistry Award at their Education Awards Banquet on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, De. Givens has completed three undergraduate research projects in Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm D'Souza's laboratory, including a joint project with Dr. Qiquan Wang at Delaware State University. Givens' undergraduate research projects have been...[more]
This summer biology majors Amber Wiltbank and Jonie Woodard completed a 9-week NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Delaware State University. The program trained students in Molecular Genetics and Genomics. The experience concluded with a symposium during which students presented posters of their research results. Dr. Lynn Everett, professor of biology, served as their academic mentor. This was Wesley’s sixth year of participation in the REU.[more]
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) used the data obtained at Wesley College to criticize the FDA for not following its own rules. Normally, it’s pharmaceutical companies that come under the scrutiny of the FDA. However, in an interesting twist of fate, the FDA itself is now under fire for not enforcing its own rules.