Dr. Varleisha Gibbs is the director of the forthcoming master’s of occupational therapy program at Wesley College. The program, the first of its kind in the state of Delaware, is slated to launch during the 2016-2017 academic year. A native Delawarean, Gibbs earned her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Delaware, her master’s in occupational therapy from New York’s Columbia University Programs in occupational therapy and doctorate in occupational therapy from Thomas Jefferson...
Four Wesley STEM students, Andre Jones, a senior biology major; Catherine Gross, a biological chemistry major and graduate teaching student; Riza Bautista, a senior mathematics major and Ariel Bilbrough, a junior biological chemistry major, presented their 2015 summer research results at the Northeast Regional IDeA Conference in Bar Harbor, Maine from September 24-26.
Gross and Bautista presented a Statistical Analysis Software and Geographic Information Systems analyses of the impact of...[more]
Approximately 150 people turned out Saturday to clean up city streets during the Dover downtown cleanup day. Several city staffers and elected officials, along with volunteers from Wesley College, churches, community groups. volunteers and the homeless men from the Interfaith Homeless Shelter, participated in the event. The cleanup took place in the city's Fourth District, which encompasses Division Street, New Street, Cecil Street and Governors Avenue.
The Kent Chamber Choir will give the Capital City a chance to hear a rare tune during a free concert on Friday. KCC’s concert at Dover Presbyterian Church will feature four works, including the sacred choral number “Missa Salvatoris.” The choir “will perform a piece by Seth Bingham that has not been heard in over 50 years,” said Wesley College Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choir, and KCC founder and artistic director James Wilson. “His ‘Missa Salvatoris’ was first performed by...
Wilmington activist James Gilliam, former Wesley College Board of Trustee member passed away at age 95 on September 10, 2015. A well-respected community leader, Gilliam led a life of service and distinction.
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Wesley College sophomore, Emily Temple, designed cover art for the Kent County Levy Court Brochure, published summer 2015. The brochure includes a write up about Temple, an English and Media Arts dual major. She is active in the Whetstone, works as a lab assistant in the media arts lab and spends her spare time designing parody t-shirts for sale online. She hopes to develop her interest in animated media and fiction into her future career as it has been a big influence on her work....[more]
Dr. Varleisha Gibbs is the director of the forthcoming master’s of occupational therapy program at Wesley College. The program, the first of its kind in the state of Delaware, is slated to launch during the 2016-2017 academic year.
“We’re excited to have Dr. Gibbs join us here at Wesley College,” said Wesley College Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jeff Gibson. “She brings with her all the qualities and experience we need to develop a banner OT program to serve...[more]
A poster detailing Wesley College’s redesigned biological chemistry program was one of only 20 highlighted out of more than 350 entries at the 250th National American Chemical Society Meeting and Exposition SciMix event held August 16-20, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.
More than 15,000 people attended the 125th year commemorative event, where more than 350 posters were presented in the Chemical Education Division. The College's poster, presented by Wesley Professor of Chemistry and Associate...[more]
Robert E. Clark II started work in July as the college’s new president. And for his part, Mr. Clark can’t wait to meet all the students moving into the college. “A week from today, this place will be bustling,” he said in his office Monday. “And that’s why we exist — it’s the students.” In April, the Wesley board of trustees named Mr. Clark the 17th college president, succeeding Dr. William Johnston. Mr. Clark, a former commandant of midshipmen at the U.S Naval Academy, has held several senior...
On August 20, Wesley College welcomed the new first-year students. There are 615 incoming students, a number that ranks in the top five largest new classes in the school's history. The top three states represented are Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey.
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