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]
Wesley College's field hockey team received several different honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association for its academic prowess on Thursday afternoon. The Wolverines as a team received the Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Team Award for accumulating over a 3.0 Team GPA during the 2014 season.
Additionally, 11 different Wolverines were named to the Division III National Academic Squad for maintaining over a 3.30 cumulative grade point average during their...[more]
Two Wesley College music students and two students from University of Delaware’s music department were selected to have original choral compositions rehearsed and given a reading performance at a composer’s workshop organized by Wesley College Associate Professor of Music - Director of Choir James Wilson for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) on March 10.
Wesley students Emily Bentz and Nicholas Oakley as well as UD students Carl R. Pariso and Emily DeWoolfson presented their...[more]
Eight Wesley students traveled to Denver Colorado to presented six posters at the 249th American Chemistry Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition on March 22 -26. The theme of the event was “The Chemistry of Natural Resources” and student presented their DE-INBRE and DE-EPSCoR sponsored research in chemistry, most of which was completed during their summer (2014) internships at Wesley.
Students in attendance included Jasbir Deol (biological chemistry), Megan Durrant (medical...[more]
Wesley College's softball team swept Immaculata University on Tuesday afternoon, blanking the Mighty Macs, 8-0 in game one before rallying for a thrilling, 10-8 victory in the nightcap at DuPont Softball Field. The Wolverines have now won a program-record 11-straight games and own a 16-1 mark. Immaculata falls to 0-8 on the season. Sarah Saunders drove in half of Wesley's runs in the opener, going 2-for-3 with a double and a triple. Morgan Seymour also drove in two in game two, collecting...
Wesley College's Lindsay Siok has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. This is the first weekly honor of Siok's career and she is first Wolverines pitcher to be named the CAC Pitcher of the Week. A sophomore from Milford, Del., Siok led Wesley to a perfect 6-0 week going 3-0 with a 0.82 earned run average in her three starts. Siok struck out 21 batters in her 17 innings which included two complete...
Wesley College faculty and students attended the 9th Annual NASA Delaware Space Grant Symposium March 20 at the University of Delaware in Newark. The event included an informal luncheon and presentations of research results from students who have been supported by NASA Delaware Space Grant the past year. The three Wesley students that attended the event are Cannon Scholars, which is a Wesley program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide scholarships in science,...[more]
Wesley College celebrated Founders Day on March 18 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. The event is an annual tradition for the College that celebrates the beginnings of Wesley College (142 years ago) and recognizes donors and students’ accomplishments with scholarships and awards.
Adele Foltz, Wesley College controller, was the program emcee, offering welcoming and closing statements to those in attendance. Wesley alum, Matthew T. Sellitto ’67, served as a guest speaker at the...[more]
After leading Wesley College's softball team to a 7-1 record last week, Steph Caracozza has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. This is the first time in at least ten years that a Wolverines softball player has been named the ECAC Player of the Week. A junior outfielder from Melbourne Beach, Fla., Caracozza hit .607 with a team-high 15 runs scored in Wesley's eight games last week....
Wesley College Professor of Mathematics Dr. Agashi Nwogbaga gave a presentation at a regional Mathematical Association of America (MAA) conference at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. on March 14 as part of the Pi Day celebration. The title of his seminar was "Challenges and Tips for Project-Based Teaching of Non-Math Majors."Nwogbaga discussed various strategies, challenges and tips for using project-based instruction in mathematics for science and other non-math major...[more]