Wesley College celebrated its 140 year history at Founders Day on March 20 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. Founders Day is a tradition for the College that acknowledges students and faculty with scholarships and awards. This year’s theme was “Memories and Milestones,” featuring former Wesley President Dr. R. Jervis Cooke as a guest speaker. Dr. Cooke served for 15 years as a trustee, was named president in 1977 and served until 1983. He was given the title of president emeritus by...[more]
Wesley College biological chemistry sophomores Catherine (Catie) Gross and Kaylee Miller have been selected to present an undergraduate research project in organic chemistry at the annual Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) Posters on the Hill event.
This project has been competitively selected by the Council from a pool of more than 800 national applications. Only 60 posters were selected to be showcased to members of Congress on Capitol Hill on April 24. The...[more]
Wesley College announced promotions for five faculty members: Professor Susan Redington Bobby, Dr. Jill Cole, Dr. Richard Kashmar, Dr. Cynthia Newton and Dr. Jamie Whitman-Smithe.
Dr. Cole, Dr. Kashmar, and Dr. Whitman-Smithe were promoted to full professor. Professor Redington Bobby and Dr. Newton were both promoted to associate professor. Promotions in teaching require a written recommendation by a person or committee approved by the College. Evidence sufficient for promotion includes...[more]
Wesley College is strengthening its focus in the Dover area.
The school has announced plans that include providing more classes at Dover Air Force Base and opening a new Health Sciences Building near Kent General Hospital.
Four years ago, College President William Johnston mapped out Wesley’s path to increasing its presence in the state capital. They are well on their way to achieving that goal.
Please note that the deadline for Scholars Day 2013 submissions is this Friday, March 8. If you are interested in presenting, click here to register.[more]
Wesley College’s Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity held a “car smash” fundraiser to raise money for leukemia and lymphoma research on February 22. Students paid $1 to take a few swings with a sledge hammer at a salvage car donated by Fitzgerald Salvage and Recycling.
U.S. Senator Thomas R. Carper was just one of the many politicians, government officials, board of trustees, faculty, staff, students and the general members of the public that attended a sneak peek of Wesley College’s new Health Sciences Building. The event brought together many of the groups involved in helping Wesley secure the former Frear Federal Building at no cost to the College.
“The General Services Administration and the Department of Education were the two primary agencies that...[more]
Wesley College has announced plans to increase student educational opportunities and partnerships with the greater Dover area at the College’s three locations: the Main Campus in the heart of Dover’s historic district, Dover Air Force Base where the College currently offers courses, and the new Health Sciences Building (formerly the Frear Federal Building), just one block from Kent General Hospital. In 2009, the College, under the leadership of President William Johnston, mapped out...[more]
Wesley College received a $25,000 check from M&T Bank to support the new Health Sciences Building. The new facility will support the expansion of Wesley's highly-regarded nursing program and address the documented shortage of nurses throughout the region.
"The support of M&T Bank and others in the community is pivotal to the continued success of Wesley's academic programs," Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston said.[more]
Wesley College Basketball team is on a roll after winning their 10th straight game in a row. Check out this video report on the team from WBOC.