Archive for January 2010

Giving Back

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Advancement

Look­ing Ahead BY JENNIFER TELLES ’09 After 11 years of mar­riage, Brad Gude­man ’95 and Alli­son (Sny­der) Gude­man ’98 both recall their Wes­ley Col­lege days as the most influ­en­tial time in their lives. Hav­ing met at Wes­ley dur­ing Allison’s fresh­man year and Brad’s senior year, the two knew they were des­tined for each oth­er from […]

Two of a Kind

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Sports

Grow­ing On and Off the Court BY GEOFF GOYNE IN THE FALL OF 2006, Wes­ley Col­lege field­ed the first var­si­ty vol­ley­ball pro­gram since mov­ing into the Divi­sion III era. The Wolver­ines won nine games that sea­son with a ros­ter of most­ly fresh­men and the pro­gram looked to have a sol­id foun­da­tion. Fresh­man Lil­ia Brekke earned […]

Getting Involved

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Highlights

New Stu­dent Lead­er­ship Retreat BY ELISE MARIE KNABLE ’09 While many stud­ies show that stu­dent apa­thy is a much greater chal­lenge today than it ever was a gen­er­a­tion ago, Wes­ley Col­lege admin­is­tra­tors are tak­ing a proac­tive approach with incom­ing stu­dents to reverse the trend at Wes­ley Col­lege. What bet­ter place to start than with the […]

Homecoming 2009

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Features

Alum­ni came out in droves this year for a Hol­ly­wood Home­com­ing cel­e­bra­tion on cam­pus Octo­ber 2 –4. Beau­ti­ful fall weath­er cre­at­ed the per­fect back­drop for an action-packed, box-office hit of a week­end.

Question + Answer with Chris Wood

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Features

Inter­view with Vice Pres­i­dent for Insti­tu­tion­al Advance­ment WHY DID YOU CHOOSE A CAREER IN DEVELOPMENT? Actu­al­ly, I wouldn’t say I chose a career in devel­op­ment. It chose me. The first 15 years of my pro­fes­sion­al life were spent as a Unit­ed Methodist pas­tor. Serv­ing the last sev­en years of that time in a new church […]

Wolverines Sports

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Sports

Win­ning sea­sons and NCAA tour­na­ment play dom­i­nate the Fall Sea­son FIELD HOCKEY One of Wesley’s most dec­o­rat­ed ath­letic pro­grams, the field hock­ey team, set a school record with a 7–0 start that includ­ed a win over peren­ni­al confer­ence pow­er Mary Wash­ing­ton. Also includ­ed in the streak were three of the Wolver­ines’ four shutout vic­to­ries of […]

Perspectives for the Future

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Highlights

Syd­ney Kahan BY LAUREN MIGNOGNO ’07 WHEN IT was time to find a col­lege, Syd­ney Kahan knew exact­ly what she want­ed. She want­ed to move out of the cold north and away from home. She also want­ed to keep play­ing soc­cer, study to become a nurse, and con­tin­ue to trav­el. She found all of those […]

Success in Any Language

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Highlights

Hui Zeng BY ELISE MARIE KNABLE ’09 WESLEY COLLEGE has become a home to the thou­sands of stu­dents who have passed through its doors. Those who spend part of their life at the Col­lege expe­ri­ence a nur­tur­ing environ­ment that pro­vides both learn­ing and growth. Some stu­dents come from fur­ther away than oth­ers, mak­ing the home […]

Reaching Out

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Highlights

Gath­er­ings Keep Alum­ni & Friends Involved BY AMANDA DOWNES ’06 WITH LESS THAN 18 MONTHS into Dr. William Johnston’s pres­i­den­cy at Wes­ley Col­lege, a new vision is quick­ly tak­ing shape. With a com­pre­hen­sive cam­­pus-wide strate­gic and mas­ter plan­ning process well under­way, along with record-set­t­ing num­bers of stu­dents on cam­pus, the Col­lege administra­tion is embrac­ing the […]

And the winners…

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Features

2009 Ath­let­ic Hall of Fame As part of the College’s recent Home­com­ing cel­e­bra­tion, the Wes­ley Col­lege Alum­ni Asso­ci­a­tion induct­ed a record 18 for­mer stu­­dent-ath­letes into the Ath­let­ic Hall of Fame at the Schwartz Cen­ter for the Arts in Dover. Estab­lished in the ear­ly 1980s by the Alum­ni Asso­ci­a­tion, the Wes­ley Ath­let­ic Hall of Fame was […]