Two hundred and fourteen students graduated at Wesley College’s spring commencement held May 10 at the Dashiell Amphitheater on campus. Dr. Ray Yin, founder and CEO of ANP Technologies, delivered the commencement address, sharing his story of moving to America and becoming a successful entrepreneur. His company, ANP Technologies is one of the leading companies in biodefense and nanotherapeutics. Yin was presented an honorary doctorate degree from the College during the ceremony.
The Wesley College Department of Nursing held their annual Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Friday May 9 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. During the ceremony 27 students received BSN pins to symbolize completion of their formal nursing program. The BSN pin is fashioned after the Wesley College crest and contains four symbols. Scalloped shells represent an individual continually seeking new life meanings and opportunities. The Christian cross represents the ideals...[more]
Wesley College student Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno was awarded the 2014 Undergraduate Award from the American Chemical Society - Division of Environmental Chemistry. This is the fourth time a Wesley College student has won this highly-selective national award; in previous years fewer than 25 students have been selected.
Criteria for the award include being a full-time student majoring in chemistry, environmental engineering or other programs emphasizing environmental chemistry; maintaining...[more]
In recognition of National Nurses Week, two Wesley College faculty members were recognized in the “Top Nurses” section in the May 2014 edition of Delaware Today. The magazine partnered with the Delaware Nurses Association to establish the Excellence in Nursing awards, which recognize nurses who exemplify excellence in their areas of practice.
Wesley Associate Professor of Nursing Karen Panunto ’95, MSN’01 (Ed.D., RN, APN) received an honorable mention in the Academic Educator category and...[more]
Wesley College Professor of Mathematics Dr. Agashi Nwogbaga, accompanied mathematics majors Brittany Kowalewski and Riza Bautista to a regional math conference. The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) conference was held on April 26 at Scranton University in PA.
Kowalewski, a junior gave her presentation “Proving Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem and Sequence Convergence,” during the conference. Bautista, a sophomore presented “Writing Codes for a Computer-Assisted Program.”
“Tomorrow’s Researchers” is the title of a four page article in May 2014 International Innovation magazine, focusing on the project-based STEM learning taking place at Wesley College. The publication is devoted to disseminating science, research and technology information. The College is combining undergraduate research into the traditional liberal arts environment through Wesley’s innovative new core curriculum. The new core is more focused on developing skills at each level of the students’...[more]
Annie Jump Cannon was recently featured on an episode of Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos." Read this article from Delaware Today magazine to learn more about Annie Jump Cannon and her connection to Wesley College.
You can watch the full episode, "Sisters of the Sun" at http://www.cosmosontv.com/watch/236611651828#
Wesley Professor of Business Management Dr. Kathleen Jacobs was interviewed in her capacity as a State Commissioner for an article on wage inequity and women in the Delaware State News, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Jacobs was quoted on conclusions that she had reached and presented to the Governor’s Delaware Commission for Women on wage disparity in Delaware and the United States through her research. The State’s Chief Economist was also interviewed within the same article. The title of the article...
Matthew Gallagher ’10 was the keynote speaker for Wesley’s Scholars Day program on April 15. Gallagher was a liberal studies major with concentrations in philosophy, English and history. He received the highest honor given to a Wesley graduate—the Faculty Award, where faculty nominate and then select the student that is most outstanding in the class at the commencement ceremony. He is currently working as a Senior Operations Consultant for Bank of America.The program is an opportunity for the...[more]
Wesley College and Picnic for Peace hosted a multi-generational, multi-cultural square dance as part of Dover’s First Friday celebration. More than 40 people, including organizers, Wesley students, faculty, staff and community members, participated in the event on April 4, which took place on the Wesley campus.
"Everybody had a good workout and a great time!" said Frances Riddle, Wesley College coordinator for student success.
Picnic for Peace is a loose association of people in...[more]