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 […]