Archive for November 2010

Going the Distance

Nov 10th, 2010 | By | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 […]

Q&A with Mayor Carleton Carey

Nov 10th, 2010 | By | 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…


Nov 10th, 2010 | By | 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 | 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 | 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…