Homecoming

Celebrate the Time of Your Life at Kentucky Wesleyan College!

From the Class of 1967 Golden Jubilee celebration events, to Athletic Hall of Fame, to tailgates, to the football game, to our Alumni Hall of Fame and Awards Reception and Dinner; Homecoming 2017 is the weekend at Wesleyan that you don’t want to miss. The full schedule of weekend events is below.  Follow and participate in the weekend on social media by using #PartyLikeAPanther17.

Register online for the weekend’s events by CLICKING HERE

Friday, October 6

Panther Athletic Fund Golf Scramble
The Pearl Club (6501 Summit Drive, Owensboro, KY 42303)
Registration
– 9:00 a.m./Shotgun – 10:00 a.m.

Scholarship Luncheon
Winchester CenterRogers Hall
noon

Class of 1967 50th Reunion Kick-Off Reception
The President’s Home
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Homecoming First Thursday Friday
CYO
6:00 p.m.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner (Presented by Kentucky Legend™)
Owensboro Convention Center
Reception –
6:00 p.m./Dinner & Program – 7:00 p.m.

Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2017

John Hill (Class of 1986) – baseball and football
Denny Potts (1983-95) – baseball Head Coach
Willis Cheaney (Class of 1995) – men’s basketball
Jenny (Boyd) Knepp (Class of 1995) – women’s basketball and volleyball
Angie (Johnson) White (Class of 1999) – women’s basketball
Troy Crissman (Class of 1994) – football
Pat Conway (Class of 1983) – men’s golf
Kelly Frank (Class of 1996) – softball
Barbara Johnson (1979-1983) – women’s tennis Head Coach
Doug Kingsley (Class of 1961) – Athletics staff

Saturday, October 7

Sigma Nu Golf Tournament
Ben Hawes Golf Course (400 Booth Field Rd, Owensboro, KY 42301)
8:00 a.m.

Opening the Archives
Greenwell Library & Learning Center
9:00 a.m.

Panther Preview
Winchester Center Rotunda
9:15 a.m.
(Experience Wesleyan as an Incoming Student; Participate in Academic Showcase events and visit today’s Wesleyan classroom)

Golden Jubilee Club Brunch: 1952-1967
Hocker Family Dining Center
10:00 a.m.

Panther Tailgate and Food Truck Rally
Adjacent to Southeast Corner of Steele Stadium and Foster Field
11:00 a.m.

Wesleyan Concert
Tapscott Chapel
11:15 a.m.

Sigma Kappa Reception
Barnard-Jones Administration Building, Room 103
noon

Tribute to Dr. Henry Connor
Yu Hak Hahn Center for the Sciences
noon

Football vs. Walsh
Steele Stadium
1:00 p.m.
(Pick up your free game ticket from the Alumni Association table at the Panther Tailgate)

2017 Alumni Hall of Fame and Awards Reception & Dinner
Owensboro Convention Center
Reception –
6:00 p.m./Dinner & Program – 7:00 p.m.

2017 Alumni Hall of Fame and Awards Honorees

Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 20172017 Alumni Award Winners
Walter (Jody) Richards ’60Outstanding Alumnus – President Barton D. Darrell ’84, J.D.
A.J. Smith ’71Alumni Achievement – Todd Lillpop ’01
Lydia Dorman ’82Outstanding Young Graduate – Eric Flory ’02
Dr. Kim M. (Cecil) Schuster ’88Alumni Service – Doug Hoyt ’84
Gus E. Paris Distinguished Service – Dr. Henry Connor
Honorary Alumnus – Don Moore

Read about our Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

Sunday, October 8

Sunday Worship
Tapscott Chapel
9:00 a.m.

Sweetheart Brunch
Winchester Center – Rogers Hall
11:00 a.m.

Register online for the weekend’s events by CLICKING HERE

Panther Athletics
In addition to the football game, the Kentucky Wesleyan men’s and women’s soccer and cross country teams will be in action throughout the weekend! Visit the new-look KWCPanthers.com for up-to-date schedules and information for all of your favorite Panther teams.