Two long-term multi-institution interdisciplinary federal grants have been instrumental in growing the diverse STEM undergraduate research capacity at Wesley. The Delaware-INBRE (DE-INBRE; 8 P20 GM103446-13) program is the IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) funded by the National Institute of General Medical Science at the National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIGMS) that focuses on building biomedical research capacity in Delaware. The Delaware-EPSCoR (DE-EPSCoR; EPS-0814251)...[more]
Wesley College senior multi-sport standout Tristin Burris, named last week as the Capital Athletic Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, was selected by the CAC Directors of Athletics as the conference's 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year program candidate.
Wesley College biological chemistry graduate Aaron Givens ’13 is one of just 25 undergraduates nationally selected by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Environmental Chemistry to receive the 2013 Undergraduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry. The award requires the winners to have completed research in environmental chemistry related fields and maintain a 3.5 GPA or greater.
“Aaron excelled academically and completed two undergraduate chemistry research projects under my...[more]
When Wesley student Ashley Pierce’s family home was destroyed by a fire, her volleyball teammates stepped up to help. They initiated the Wesley Cares campaign as a campus-wide effort to support her in her time of need. The College community rallied together to support one of their own, providing cash and gift cards so she and her family could replace household goods and basic resources lost in the fire. The Wesley Cares campaign raised $575 for the Pierce Family while the Wesley Nursing...[more]
Class of 2013 graduate Erich Gillespie was featured in an article in the Delaware State News. The story detailed several aspects of his life, including his involvement on campus, his participation in extracurricular activities, and his difficult circumstances during his formative years.
For the safety of all concerned, the Wesley College Commencement ceremony has been moved to the auditorium at Central Middle School (211 Delaware Ave Dover, DE 19901), due to the threat of thunderstorms.[more]
The College’s Spring Commencement activities will begin with Baccalaureate at the Schwartz Center in downtown Dover at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013. Participation in the service is encouraged but not required. Please bring your graduation gown to wear for the service; however, no caps and hoods are worn at this event. Graduates who wish to participate are asked to arrive at the Schwartz Center by 3:00 p.m. and report to the second floor ballroom.
The Commencement Ceremony will be...[more]
The Matthew C. Sellitto Foundation awarded a grant of $100,000 to Wesley College. The donation will be used as an endowed fund to provide support to underprivileged students from urban environments attending Wesley College.
Sellitto (9/30/77 – 9/11/01), was only 23 years old when his life was tragically cut short in the largest terrorist attack on American soil. His dream of working in finance came true in February 2001 when he was hired by Cantor Fitzgerald, one of the...[more]
In recognition of National Nurses Week, four Wesley alumni and two faculty members were recognized in Delaware Today Magazine. Alana King ’09 and Melody Wireman ’08, received Excellence in Nursing Awards, and Susan Hoffman ’06, nursing laboratory manager Christine Jarrell, Elizabeth Light ’06 and Professor Nancy Rubino received honorable mentions. They were all featured in a “Top Nurses” section in the May 2013 edition of Delaware Today. The magazine partnered with the Delaware Nurses...
Wesley College biological chemistry students Catherine Gross and Kaylee Miller presented research at the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) 2013 Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C. from April 23-24.
Posters on the Hill is an undergraduate poster session held on Capitol Hill, allowing Congress members to see the value of a college education firsthand by interacting with students from across the United States. The event, which started in 1996, involves a competitive...[more]