Alumni

Philanthropy Feature – Jackie Fischer ’89

“I’m so thankful for my Wesleyan experience. As I’ve had more financial options, it has been a priority to give to KWC. The generosity of others helped me to be in a position to attend and experience Wesleyan – I hope that any amount I give helps other students through scholarships and programming that contributes…

Kentucky Wesleyan mourns passing of David Hocker ’59

Kentucky Wesleyan College is mourning the loss of one of its most tireless advocates. David Hocker ’59, Trustee Emeritus and lifelong Kentucky Wesleyan supporter, devoted his life to lifting up the College and the entire Owensboro community. He will be dearly missed. President James Cousins shared the following message with the campus community: So many…

Panther Intern Spotlight – Emmaleigh Crook ’24 & Hillary (Lantrip) Croft ’14, J.D.

Check out this Panther Intern spotlight about Emmaleigh Crook ’24! Emmaleigh connected with Hillary (Lantrip) Croft ’14, J.D. during a KWC Power Lunch hosted by the Office of Career Engagement. That lunch eventually led to Hillary offering Emmaleigh an internship opportunity with the Hopkins County Attorney office in Madisonville, Ky.

Class of 2024 Unveils Senior Gift

The Class of 2024’s Senior Gift – a historic mural created by 2023 Outstanding Alumnus of the Arts K.O. Lewis ’08 – is complete! About the Class of 2024 The Class of 2024 raised $6,875; the second-highest amount raised since the Class of 1990. They also reached 43% class giving, meaning nearly half of the graduating…

Roy Pickerill ’75 to be inducted into Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame

Long-time Kentucky Wesleyan College Sports Information Director Roy Pickerill ’75 will be inducted into the Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame at Freedom Hall in Louisville on Sept. 23. Pickerill retired in December 2016 as the longest tenured SID in KWC history after 29 1/2 years. He was also assistant SID for 11 years before his…

KWC celebrates investors at 2024 President’s Gala

The 2024 President’s Gala was hosted April 19 at the Owensboro Convention Center. It was another memorable even, celebrating the impact of Kentucky Wesleyan, the generosity of our donors, the joy of relationships forged on our beautiful campus, and most of all, our remarkable students. They are the only reason KWC exists. We raised $40,000…

Chemistry Newsletter

Check out the most recent Chemistry Newsletter here! You can make a gift to support the chemistry department by visiting kwc.edu/give. 

Kentucky Wesleyan Alumnus to give Honors Convocation keynote address

Michael Wade ’80 is University of Louisville director of accountancy Michael Wade ’80 will give the keynote address, “Three Takeaways for Success,” at Honors Convocation on Thursday, April 11, at 12:30 p.m. in the Jack T. Wells ’77 Activity Center. He is director of accountancy, which includes management of graduate and undergraduate programs, at the…