Features

Wesley Inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2013

Dec 9th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Features, Sports

Wes­ley College’s Ath­letic Depart­ment inducted 14 new mem­bers into its Hall of Fame on Fri­day, Octo­ber 4 in a cer­e­mony at Wells Theater.



The Second Time Around

Dec 9th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Alumni Profile, Features

Bar­bara Hall Schu­bert ’51 answered the phone in Octo­ber 2010 and heard a voice she hadn’t heard in nearly 60 years. It was her col­lege beau, Jack Vaughan ’52, who had got­ten her phone num­ber from a mutual friend.



Sellitto Endowment

Jun 17th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Advancement, Features

The Matthew C. Sel­l­itto Foun­da­tion recently awarded a grant of $100,000 to Wes­ley Col­lege. The dona­tion will be used as an endowed fund to pro­vide sup­port to under­priv­i­leged stu­dents from urban envi­ron­ments attend­ing Wes­ley College.



Delaware’s Sandman

Jun 17th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Alumni Profile, Features

When Lyron Deputy AS ’99, MSN ’06, first entered Wes­ley in 1997, he never imag­ined he would end up where he is today: CEO of Delaware Sleep Dis­or­der Cen­ters, a sleep study provider that serves 5,000 patients annu­ally. He cred­its his expe­ri­ences at Wes­ley with pro­vid­ing the edu­ca­tional back­ground and espe­cially the courage he needed to take the huge step from staff nurse at a hos­pi­tal to suc­cess­ful nurse entrepreneur.



Pioneers for Future Generations

Dec 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Alumni Profile, Features

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.



Expanding Honors

Dec 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Features

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.



The Retiring “Dr. G”

Apr 30th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Features

Dr. Gam­bardella reflects on her legacy to Wesley’s nurs­ing program



Q+A — Dr. Howard Ballentine, Dean of Enrollment Management

Apr 27th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Features

Dr. Howard Bal­len­tine believes Wes­ley Col­lege is on the cusp of some­thing spe­cial. The col­lege, he says, is clearly on the move and primed for a big jump in pres­tige and mar­ket share. As Wesley’s new dean of enroll­ment man­age­ment it will be his job to help make sure that vision becomes a reality.



A Legacy of Her Own

Jun 19th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Features

KATHY (EDMUNDS) BIGLIN ’78 found her way to Wes­ley Junior Col­lege in 1976, leav­ing her home­town of Lin­wood, N.J. for the first time. Dur­ing her time at Wes­ley, she was actively involved in cam­pus life, par­tic­i­pated in var­i­ous sports, and acquired many last­ing friendships…



Q & A with Dr. Particia Dwyer

Jun 13th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Features

After meet­ing Dr. Patri­cia Dwyer, it’s easy to under­stand why adjec­tives like “engag­ing” and “intel­li­gent” are used by col­leagues to describe her…