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]
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]