Alumni Events

July 19
Louisville Third Thursday Tin Roof (St. Matthews)

Our popular Wesleyan monthly gatherings are coming to Louisville as Third Thursdays!

These events will be hosted on the third Thursday of each month from 5-7 p.m. offering Wesleyan alumni and friends the opportunity to connect, network, relax and spend a couple of hours with old friends, and maybe make some new ones!

Our initial Third Thursday will be July 19 at Tin Roof Louisville (St. Matthews), 3921 Shelbyville Rd., Louisville, KY 40207. Food and drink specials will be available, and the networking will be free! No registration is required.

July 29
2018 Wesleyan Day at Holiday World

Kentucky Wesleyan Alumni and Friends are going back to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari on July 29, 2018! By joining our group, you’ll enjoy discounted admission to both parks for just $35 per person for children and adults. Registration also includes a buffet lunch catered by Holiday World and hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations, and free soft drinks, sunscreen, parking and inner tubes all day. Plus, 1 and 2-year-old children are admitted for free!

Already a Holiday World season passholder? No problem! Use your pass to cover your admission at the gate. Join us for the Picnic lunch for just $5 per person. Just select the lunch-only option, and complete payment for the number of members in your party, and enjoy the buffet lunch as part of the Wesleyan group.

CLICK HERE to Register by July 13.

August 2
First ThursdayWe’re heading back to Highway 54 for August’s First Thursday! Join us at Legends Sports Bar & Grill for a social evening with fellow Wesleyan alumni and friends on August 2.

These events are free. Food and drink specials available!

August 4
The Winchester Picnic

Kentucky Wesleyan College looks forward to welcoming alumni back to Winchester, Ky. for The Winchester Picnic. The reunion picnic will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at noon ET in the Spencer Gymnasium – 15 Wheeler Ave., Winchester KY 40391.

The annual event celebrates our Winchester alumni and brings together all alumni in the area to celebrate our institution’s proud heritage. Enjoy a BBQ lunch as well as stories from our treasured past and updates on Kentucky Wesleyan College today.

For more information on The Winchester Picnic and tor register, please contact Roy Pickerill ’75 at 270-852-3181.

August 12/19
Topgolf with Wesleyan – Nashville, Tenn./Indianapolis, Ind.

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Alumni Association is excited to announce a pair of events at Topgolf Nashville and Indianapolis (Fishers). We will be visiting Nashville on Sun., Aug. 12 and Indianapolis on Sun., Aug. 19. Both events will be from 1-3 p.m. local time and will feature two hours of Topgolf game play, food and soft drinks. Topgolf is fun for the entire family, and no golf experience is required.

Online registration for these two events will be available soon, but mark your calendars and plan on joining the fun with Wesleyan alumni, friends and families at the hottest new entertainment centers in town!

Register for Topgolf Nashville

Register for Topgolf Indianapolis

September 7
Wesleyan Night with the Cincinnati RedsWesleyan heads back to Great American Ball Park as the Reds face the San Diego Padres. Guests will enjoy the Sun/Moon Deck with tickets in Section 144 and featuring 5 hot dogs per person, unlimited chips, peanuts, popcorn and Coke products. It’s also Fireworks Friday! A post-game fireworks show is part of the Wesleyan experience. All for just $30!

Register Now (Tickets will be available for pick up at Will Call)

Homecoming 2018

Make plans to join us for Homecoming 2018 – September 28-30!!

The Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th Reunion and become official members of the Golden Jubilee Club, we will honor alumni for their career achievements and commitment to Wesleyan with Alumni Hall of Fame inductions and awards, and celebrate our former scholar athletes with Athletic Hall of Fame induction.

Have a group you’d like to re-connect with through special events and activities during Homecoming 2018? Please let us know – contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 270-852-3146 or [email protected]

Full details and the schedule of events and activities will be available as they are confirmed and finalized – www.kwc.edu/Homecoming

Alumni traveled from Japan, Nigeria, California, the Northeast and all points in between to celebrate Homecoming 2017 on campus and throughout the Owensboro/Daviess County area October 6-8. Alumni and Athletic Hall of Famers were enshrined, and Alumni Award recipients honored for their service and commitment to Kentucky Wesleyan. There was even a special presentation by the Mayor of Owensboro, Tom Watson, as he gave the Key to the City to each member of our Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

Golfers teed it up at both the Panther Athletic Fund and Sigma Nu Golf scrambles, while the Wesleyan Singers offered a Homecoming Concert that echoed throughout the campus from Tapscott Chapel. The Class of 1967 celebrated its 50th Reunion and was welcomed into the Golden Jubilee Club.

Be sure to visit our Alumni Facebook page for photos of the weekend or click one of the links below for specific event galleries:

2017 Athletic Hall of Fame | Golden Jubilee Brunch | Wesleyan Singers Concert |

Panther Tailgate & Game | 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame and Awards


Homecoming 2017 Highlights from Kentucky Wesleyan College on Vimeo.

October 4
First Thursday
First Thursday comes home to our campus! Enjoy our monthly networking social at the Martin Alumni Center. We will provide the food, drinks and fun…you simply stop by between 5 and 7 to connect with alumni and friends. No registration is required.