Heart of the Campus: New Plazas Help Transform the College
“Transformative”…that’s how people have described Wesley’s new North and South Plazas. The historic setting of Wesley College’s campus has been transformed from a disconnected collection of buildings near the center of Dover to a clearly defined collegiate environment.
Cover art by: Charles Uniatowski Photography
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To be on a campus these days is to witness a college more integrated than most in this country: nationally, 14 percent of college students are African American; Wesley’s minority population well exceeds that. That wasn’t always the case, as alumnae Gloria James ’73, the Reverend Charlotte Nichols ’73 and Peggi (Young) Watson ’73 well know.
Since 2005, Wesley College’s honors program has been a symbol for outstanding scholastic prowess and persistence, nurturing a group of students who excel amongst their peers in their academic accomplishments at Wesley. In seven years, enrollment has tripled in size. Incoming students must now be placed on a waiting list to join the program.
Wesley College won the Corporation of the Year Award during the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce’s Excellence in Business Awards Dinner on June 28, 2012. The event also recognized excellence in small business, outstanding partnership and the Leadership Central Delaware Class of 2012.
The following list acknowledges total cash and tangible gifts received by Wesley College between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. Extreme care has been given to the preparation of the report.
Check out some shots from the events during Homecoming Weekend 2012.
Membership in Wesley College’s Athletic Hall of Fame expanded from 96 to 110 when 14 newly-elected members were inducted in a ceremony on Friday, October 12 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts.