Awards and Recognitions

Wesleyan Woman of Distinction – Dr. Arba Kenner ’74

Dr. Arba Kenner ’74 is serene. But behind her kind eyes and calm smile is a whirlwind. From Kentucky to Honduras to Las Vegas and other U.S. locations, she has served the needs of countless individuals over the years, and she is always planning her next project and trip. A graduate of Campbellsville (Ky.) High…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Announces Sixth Straight Year of Enrollment Growth

Kentucky Wesleyan College opened its academic year on Aug. 17 with an increase in enrollment for the sixth consecutive year. The total headcount is 845. KWC online enrollment almost doubled, and campus residence halls were filled to capacity for the fall 2020 semester. “Our campus has come back to life in a positive and vibrant…

2020 Alumni Hall of Fame and Award Recipients Announced

Kentucky Wesleyan College will host Homecoming 2020 the weekend of Sept. 25-27, and we are privileged to recognize and honor several individuals with induction into the Kentucky Wesleyan College Alumni Hall of Fame and with Alumni Awards. These annual recognition programs highlight the amazing successes and impact of our graduates and are selected by the…

66th Annual Order of Oak & Ivy

The 66th Annual Order of Oak and Ivy, Kentucky Wesleyan College’s highest honor, was celebrated on Friday, April 3. The Order of Oak & Ivy is presented annually to six students who best typify strength of character, dedication of purpose and devotion of Christian ideals. It also recognizes those who exemplify intellectual ability and leadership…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Online Programs Receive Accolades

Kentucky Wesleyan College’s online programs have received a number of accolades and recognition in the last several weeks. The College offers 100% online degree programs in six majors and was recognized for both its overall online degree program as well as individual disciplines. PLEXUSS, which establishes rankings based on student demand and preferences, recognized KWC…

Kentucky Wesleyan Junior Gloria Endicott honored as Newman Civic Fellow

Kentucky Wesleyan College junior Gloria Endicott has been selected as a member of Campus Compact’s 2020-21 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. She is one of 290 students from 39 states, Washington, D.C., Greece, Lebanon and Mexico chosen for the fellowship. “Gloria Endicott is an exceptional leader here at Wesleyan,” said President Thomas Mitzel. “She is…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Unveils Terry Woodward Center for Business Studies

Kentucky Wesleyan College celebrated the dedication and naming of the Terry Woodward Center for Business Studies during a ceremony with the College’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, Feb. 6. A 2019 inductee of the Owensboro Business Hall of Fame, Woodward has been an influential leader in the Owensboro business community and a generous benefactor of…