For the first time in program history, the Wesley College men's track & field team is nationally ranked in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Top 25 Poll, it was announced by the USTFCCCA on Tuesday morning. The Wolverines are ranked No. 25 in NCAA Division III, up 32 spots from last week which was also the largest jump of any men's team this week.
Wesley, which started the track & field program in 2007-08, joined the top 25 in large part to the...
Wesley College held their annual Scholars Day event on April 16. The day is an opportunity for members of the College community to come together and celebrate scholarly endeavors. It consists of presentations and performances that demonstrate achievements and research by students. The program is attended by peers of the participating students, as well as faculty, staff and the general public.
More than 100 students participated at Scholars Day this year via musical performances, oral...[more]
Wesley student Riza Bautista, an Alpha Chi member majoring in Mathematics was the 2015 Davis Award recipient during the 2015 National Convention of Alpha Chi National Honor Society on March 21 in Chicago, Illinois. The Davis award is an Alpha Chi Region VI award given annually to one outstanding Alpha Chi member from a local chapter. The award memorializes the service that Professor Davis provided to Alpha Chi Region VI as its foremost Secretary and Treasurer. “Riza Bautista is an...[more]
The evolving threat of global terrorism, especially the potential for lone-wolf actors, has meant that vigilance is needed on even the smallest, most local levels, said U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.
"It has evolved to the point where homeland security has become hometown security," Johnson told a crowd of about 150 people in Dover on Wednesday.
Johnson, President Barack Obama's top homeland security official was in Delaware's capital Wednesday night to speak to Wesley...
The Wesley College Delaware Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies, held an induction ceremony for fifteen inductees on April 12.
Wesley students Dylan Ray Chessher (Business Admin.), Angela M. Clemmons (Biology), Savannah L. Durham (Political Science), Jenni Glick (MSN), Brianna C. Jansen (Nursing), Lauren L. Johnson (Accounting), Kelsey L. Laird (Education), Stephanie Malakuskie (Nursing), Teledalase A. Ogundipe...[more]
Wesley College celebrated the 6th annual Arts in the Parlor with an “On Broadway” theme on April 10 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts. More than 200 people attended the fundraising event that supports student scholarships.
The evening represented not only a celebration of the arts but also recognition of Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston and Susan Johnston’s dedication and service to Wesley College and the community during their tenure as president and first lady....[more]
Dr. Agashi Nwogbaga, Professor of Mathematics at Wesley College, was honored during the national convention of the Alpha Chi Honor Society that took place in Chicago, IL, in March 19-21, 2015. The Society is a national honor society open only to the top ten percent of students from all disciplines throughout the country. With some 300 chapters and an active presence in almost every state, Alpha Chi actively promotes academic excellence, undergraduate and graduate research, campus academic...[more]
Wesley College's Roland Attoh-Okine has been named the eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Men's Track & Field Rookie of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday night. This is the first time that Attoh-Okine has received a weekly award in his collegiate career. A freshman from Newark, Del., Attoh-Okine, in his outdoor season-debut, clocked a 14.75 in the 110m hurdles at the Colonial Relays hosted by William & Mary last Saurday. Attoh-Okine's mark ranks...
Wesley College’s Department of Law and Justice Studies presents Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover on Wednesday, April 15 from 5 - 7 p.m. Johnson will discuss the challenges, purpose and opportunities of his agency to an audience that includes Wesley’s Law and Justice students as well as other local college students. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions after Johnston’s prepared message.
Prior to serving as the secretary of...[more]
Using funding awarded by the US Department of Education, the Wesley College education department established a “Success for Life” (SFL) program for its undergraduate education and physical education majors. The goal of the program is to significantly increase recruitment and retention of highly-qualified young teachers into local school districts. The SFL participants meet weekly and provide peer-to-peer support as well as plan and participate in outreach activities at local schools....[more]