Archive for December 2012

Homecoming 2012 Photos

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Event

Check out some shots from the events dur­ing Home­com­ing Week­end 2012.

James Leach Speaks at Spring Commencement

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Event

James A. Leach, chair­man of the Nation­al Endow­ment for the Human­i­ties, was the guest speak­er at the Wes­ley Col­lege spring com­mence­ment on May 5.

Honor Roll of Donors

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Advancement

The fol­low­ing list acknowl­edges total cash and tan­gi­ble gifts received by Wes­ley Col­lege between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. Extreme care has been giv­en to the prepa­ra­tion of the report.

Above and Beyond: Wesley College Athletic Hall of Fame 2012

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Sports

Mem­ber­ship in Wes­ley College’s Ath­let­ic Hall of Fame expand­ed from 96 to 110 when 14 new­ly-elect­ed mem­bers were induct­ed in a cer­e­mo­ny on Fri­day, Octo­ber 12 at the Schwartz Cen­ter for the Arts.

Spring 2012 Sports Recap

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Sports

Recap of Wesley’s spring sports this past sea­son.

Pioneers for Future Generations

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Alumni Profile, Features

To be on a cam­pus these days is to wit­ness a col­lege more inte­grat­ed than most in this coun­try: nation­al­ly, 14 per­cent of col­lege stu­dents are African Amer­i­can; Wesley’s minor­i­ty pop­u­la­tion well exceeds that. That wasn’t always the case, as alum­nae Glo­ria James ’73, the Rev­erend Char­lotte Nichols ’73 and Peg­gi (Young) Wat­son ’73 well know.

Expanding Honors

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Features

Since 2005, Wes­ley College’s hon­ors pro­gram has been a sym­bol for out­stand­ing scholas­tic prowess and per­sis­tence, nur­tur­ing a group of stu­dents who excel amongst their peers in their aca­d­e­m­ic accom­plish­ments at Wes­ley. In sev­en years, enroll­ment has tripled in size. Incom­ing stu­dents must now be placed on a wait­ing list to join the pro­gram.

Recognizing Excellence

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Highlights

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.

Advancing Academics

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Highlights

Wes­ley Col­lege is offer­ing two new majors for stu­dents to choose from for the 2012–13 aca­d­e­m­ic year.

Lasting Legacy

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Highlights

In March of 2012, Wes­ley Col­lege Direc­tor of Admis­sions Art Jacobs took his leave and retired after 22 years of ded­i­cat­ed work in the Admis­sions Office.