Archive for June 2013

Memories & Milestones

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Timeline

In 2013, Wes­ley Col­lege cel­e­brates 140 years of impact in the com­mu­ni­ty and, most impor­tant­ly, in the lives of stu­dents. Our theme for the year is “Mem­o­ries and Mile­stones” which cap­tures the his­tor­i­cal events and the per­son­al sto­ries that res­onate with us all—whether we were actu­al­ly in atten­dance or sim­ply see­ing and hear­ing fond rec­ol­lec­tions. We hope you enjoy the time­line of mem­o­ries and we have cre­at­ed.

Nothing But Net

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Sports

With the loss of Chris Dou­glas and Dar­rell John­son to grad­u­a­tion and a slew of new­com­ers thrown into the fray, not many knew what to expect from the 2012–13 men’s bas­ket­ball team. An impres­sive sum­mer trip to Mon­tre­al changed all of that as the improve­ment of vet­er­an play­ers like David Lan­gan, Eric Sel­by and Quin­cy Pet­ti­ford was quite evi­dent. From there, the Wolver­ines knew they might have some­thing spe­cial as return­ing All-CAC per­former Paul Reynolds pre­pared for his senior sea­son.

Playoff Perennials

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Sports

Fea­tur­ing the tough­est sched­ule in all of NCAA Divi­sion III dur­ing the 2012 sea­son, the Wes­ley Col­lege foot­ball team went 10–2 over­all, made its eighth-straight NCAA play­off appear­ance, advanc­ing to the Nation­al Quar­ter­fi­nals, and fin­ished ranked sixth in the nation. Despite the grad­u­a­tion of sev­er­al All-Amer­i­cans from the sea­son pri­or, the Wolver­ines had high expec­ta­tions with the return of senior quar­ter­back Justin Sot­ti­lare, the 2010 South Region Play­er of the Year.

Fall Sports Wrap Up

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Sports

A recap of the per­for­mances of Wesley’s ath­let­ic teams

Having a Ball

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Event

Wes­ley Soc­cer Alum­ni gath­ered in record num­bers on Sat­ur­day, March 23 at Fado Irish Pub & Restau­rant in Philadel­phia, Pa. Ed Muntz and Steve Clark, head coach­es of the women’s and men’s soc­cer teams respec­tive­ly, part­nered with the Office of Alum­ni Rela­tions to host the event. It allowed for­mer play­ers of both pro­grams and their spous­es or guests to come togeth­er and social­ize, while recount­ing Wes­ley mem­o­ries.

Q & A With Cathy Nosel

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Advancement

Since devel­op­ing an insti­tu­tion­al strate­gic plan five years ago, Wes­ley Col­lege has remained com­mit­ted to fol­low­ing through on ini­tia­tives that will help grow its resources and sup­port. To that end the Office of Insti­tu­tion­al Advance­ment has reor­ga­nized its team of pro­fes­sion­als to bet­ter meet the chal­lenges ahead. One of the changes includes Cathy Nosel’s new role as direc­tor of alum­ni rela­tions and annu­al giv­ing.

Wesley Hosts Arts in the Parlor

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Advancement

A record num­ber of peo­ple attend­ed the fourth annu­al Arts in the Par­lor event at the Schwartz Cen­ter for the Arts on April 20. The fundrais­er was a cel­e­bra­tion in sup­port of Wes­ley Col­lege schol­ar­ships, rais­ing more than $33,000 this year.

Mentor for Life

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Advancement

My wife Deb­bie and I trav­eled to Cal­i­for­nia in March where we met up with Wes­ley Hall of Fame Coach Dick Smith and his wife Nan­cy. We had a won­der­ful vis­it that also includ­ed for­mer play­er Richard Brown ’64 and his wife Mary. We rem­i­nisced about the years from 1961 to 1966 when Coach Smith was the foot­ball coach at Wes­ley.

Wesley College Hosts Founders Day

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Advancement

Wes­ley cel­e­brat­ed its 140 year his­to­ry at Founders Day on March 20 at the Schwartz Cen­ter for the Arts in Dover. A tra­di­tion for the Col­lege, Founders Day cel­e­brates schol­ar­ship and ser­vice in the Wes­ley Com­mu­ni­ty.

Wesley Society Gala

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Advancement

Wes­ley Col­lege showed its appre­ci­a­tion to its most gen­er­ous con­trib­u­tors on Jan­u­ary 12, with a recep­tion and din­ner held at the Sher­a­ton Dover Hotel. Approx­i­mate­ly 130 guests attend­ed to cel­e­brate the third year for the Wes­ley Soci­ety, which rec­og­nizes high-lev­el donors