Wesley’s international presence on campus and abroad has increased exponentially in the last two years. The program has grown from a few foreign students on campus to the current enrollment of 21 international scholars working toward undergraduate as well as graduate degrees.
Expansion of the graduate programs will include a Master of Arts in Sport Leadership (MA-SL) starting in January 2014. This new program is the first completely online offering for the college.
Wesley College’s 2009–2014 Strategic Plan called for a thorough review of its 20-year-old core curriculum and the creation of a new revitalized core. To accomplish this, Wesley decided to involve the entire faculty.
Read about various accomplishments of Wesley faculty.
Two longtime Wesley College Board of Trustees were honored as they retired from service on May 10. Ann L. Burton (23 years) and Rev. Dr. James T. Seymour (14 years) were each named Trustee Emeritus for their dedication and commitment to the College.
In February, Wesley invited the public to a sneak peek of the new Health Sciences Building before renovations began. A short program allowed for special thanks and acknowledgment of all those that made the acquisition of the Frear Federal Building possible.
Wesley College continues to introduce new opportunities for its undergraduate students to enter the professional workplace with ample experience in various subjects. The list of majors and minors is expanding with hopes that students will take advantage of the opportunity to graduate not only with a major, but with a minor to increase their knowledge and marketability.
A summary of Wesley faculty accomplishments
When Wesley student Ashley Pierce’s family home was destroyed by a fire, her volleyball teammates stepped up to help. They initiated the Wesley Cares campaign as a campus-wide effort to support her in her time of need.
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.