Archive for November 2010

Going the Distance

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Highlights

A breath of fresh air has blown through Wesley’s halls this year as a mul­ti­tude of new fac­ulty and staff find their home among the Col­lege com­mu­nity. While each will play a unique role, the new per­son­nel all have one thing in common—they have come from miles away to assim­i­late at Wesley…



What’s in a Look?

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Highlights

IN AUGUST, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund of Jack­sonville, Florida announced it awarded a grant of $113,150 to Wes­ley Col­lege for an insti­tu­tional brand­ing and mar­ket­ing study that will enhance Wesley’s niche within the marketplace…



Wally’s New World

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Highlights

This year a brand new pair of paws will be present on campus—the Wes­ley Wolver­ine mas­cot has taken on a new image. Stu­dents on cam­pus today would be sur­prised to know that dat­ing back to the 1950s, the institution’s mas­cot was the whippet…



A New Energy

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Highlights

BY ELISE KNABLE ’09 Wes­ley Col­lege and Ara­mark have ini­ti­ated a final step in the process to ful­fill the College’s agree­ment with the Amer­i­can Col­lege and Uni­ver­sity Pres­i­dents’ Cli­mate Com­mit­ment (ACUPCC), which was signed in May 2007. As the facil­i­ties and food ser­vices provider on the Wes­ley cam­pus and there­fore an impor­tant part­ner in the […]



Campus Streetscape

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Highlights

A unan­i­mous vote from the Dover City Coun­cil com­pleted one of the first steps in imple­ment­ing Wes­ley College’s Cam­pus Mas­ter Plan. On August 9, the Coun­cil granted the Col­lege per­mis­sion to close and con­vert sev­eral streets that bisect Col­lege grounds to allow for a more pedes­trian friendly campus…



From Books to Music

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Highlights

Jamie Brown, adjunct pro­fes­sor of Eng­lish, con­tin­ues to edit and pub­lish The Broad­kill Review and has begun a pub­lish­ing com­pany, Broad­kill Pub­lish­ing Asso­ciates, LLC, which pub­lishes chap­books under the imprint The Broad­kill Press and full-length books under the imprint The Broad­kill River Press. Brown has been invited to present his paper on Daisy Buchanan’s pos­si­ble mixed-race […]



Q&A with Mayor Carleton Carey

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Interview

Serv­ing his sec­ond term as the local mayor, Car­leton Carey under­stands exactly what needs to be done in order to improve upon the great City of Dover. Serv­ing the city’s con­stituents dur­ing such stress­ful eco­nomic times has not been easy, but it has chal­lenged him to find more cre­ative ways of pri­or­i­tiz­ing and find­ing the fund­ing for Dover’s most press­ing needs…



Retreat!

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Highlights

BY AMANDA KINKADE Over 100 incom­ing stu­dents  and stu­dent lead­ers took part in Wes­ley College’s sec­ond annual New Stu­dent Lead­er­ship Retreat Sep­tem­ber 10–12 at Camp Sag­i­naw in Oxford, Penn­syl­va­nia. “Wesley’s New Stu­dent Lead­er­ship Retreat pro­vides an oppor­tu­nity for stu­dents to become engaged in their new com­mu­nity begin­ning their fresh­man year,” said Dean of Stu­dents Mary-Alice […]



A Part of the Equation

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Features

On August 21, fac­ulty, staff, com­mu­nity lead­ers and stu­dents gath­ered with gloves, brushes and ham­mers in hand. More than 800 par­tic­i­pants in total came together at the Wes­ley cam­pus pre­ced­ing the largest clean-up project that the City of Dover has ever seen. Part­ner­ing with the Dover Hous­ing Author­ity (DHA), Cen­tral Delaware Habi­tat for Human­ity (CDHFH), City of Dover and the Office of the Hon­or­able Sen­a­tor Tom Carper, Wes­ley incor­po­rated the com­mu­nity ser­vice project into its New Stu­dent Ori­en­ta­tion pro­gram­ming. The Class of 2014 took to the streets, start­ing their col­lege expe­ri­ence by giv­ing back to their new community…



Chris Rules!

Nov 10th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Alumni Profile, Features

Shortly after arriv­ing for foot­ball camp in the sum­mer of 1990, fresh­man defen­sive end Chris Fur­rule ’94 found him­self sit­ting in his dorm room with an injury won­der­ing what he was doing there…