Biology

Meet Our Faculty – Dr. Rachel Pritchard

Assistant Professor of Biology EducationPh.D., Miami University, MicrobiologyB.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, Microbiology and Zoology “I know teaching is what I am supposed to do, and I enjoy helping students find their passions and their paths. I’ve been here since 2014 – long enough to see my students graduate. That’s very rewarding.” Students are gaining hands-on…

Kentucky Wesleyan College students join international quest to discover new antibiotics from soil bacteria

Students at Kentucky Wesleyan College, in partnership with students from more than 200 participating schools across 44 states, Puerto Rico and 14 countries, are joining the crowdsourcing effort established by the University of Wisconsin-based Tiny Earth network to address the worldwide health crisis of antibiotic-resistant infections. Students will gain hands-on research experience in General Biology…

Innovative partnership with University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy announced

Messenger-Inquirer on February 22, 2018 UK to KWC: ‘Welcome to the Pharmily’ School will partner with University of Kentucky’s College of Pharmacy Kentucky Wesleyan College announced Thursday the school will begin a partnership with the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy that will both save students money and shorten the amount of time it will…

Meet Dr. Cynthia Abbott ’87

Hometown: Somerset, Ky.Double major at Wesleyan in biology and artMaster’s degree in medical illustration, Medical College of GeorgiaMedical school: University of Louisville School of MedicineInternship in pediatrics: Kosair Children’s Hospital, Louisville, Ky.Dermatology residency: Ohio State UniversityDr. Abbott is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She is board…

Dr. Elizabeth ’08 Mauzy Martin and Matthew ’08 Martin

Elizabeth Mauzy MartinHometown: Owensboro, Ky.Education: B.S. from Wesleyan in biology and chemistry, doctor of optometry from Indiana UniversityOptometrist at RiverPark EyeCare, OwensboroMember, Kentucky Wesleyan College Board of Trustees Matthew MartinHometown: Rockport, Ind.Education: B.A. from Wesleyan in history education, M.A. from Western Kentucky University in school counselingTeaches U.S. History at South Spencer Middle School

Memories from Emory Clark ’80

Why did you want to serve as the alumni association president? As a member of the Kentucky Wesleyan College Alumni Association Board of Directors for six years, I became more active and interested in what the board’s goals and objectives were in connecting with alumni. When asked if I would consider serving as president, I…