Campus Life

KWC Welcomes Andrea Denise Bolden, Coordinator of Equity and Inclusion

Andrea Denise Bolden joined the Kentucky Wesleyan College campus community as the new coordinator of equity and inclusion in January 2021. In this role, she works with the Student Affairs team and oversees and facilitate programming and processes related to diversity, inclusion and discrimination in order to help all Wesleyan community members feel a sense…

Get to know 2019-20 Staff Member of the Year, Lori Etheridge

Describe your responsibilities?I oversee the Residential Life and Housing Programs. I also serve as the direct contact for our Campus Security partners, organize and coordinate residential meal plans and residential card access. In Student Life, we do a little bit of everything! Additionally, I have enjoyed teaching KW101 and serving as an academic advisor to…

Kentucky Wesleyan College debate series continues Oct. 29

Oct. 29 debate on Medicare for all The Stanley Reed Pre-Law and Politics Society at Kentucky Wesleyan College is hosting a series of debates. The third, on Marsy’s Law, which is on the November ballot, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. and will be available on Zoom by Clicking Here (Passcode: 482132). State…

Welcome, Rebekah “Robie” Dickinson ’24 – A Third Generation Panther

Freshman Robie Dickinson and her classmates anticipated their arrival at KWC with the usual sense of anticipation and mix of emotions that accompanies the transition from home to college life. “I was very nervous about moving into the dorm because I didn’t want to be away from my family,” Robie explained. “But now that I’m…

Faculty Profile – Dr. Eric Schmidt

Where are you from, and what brought you to Wesleyan?“I’m from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Yes, that’s a real place. Though a bit bigger than Owensboro, it has a similar character—not too big, not too small. It wasn’t too much of an adjustment to move down here. I tell people I love bourbon, bluegrass and basketball, so…

Meet Addie Reimbold ’18, Development Officer

The College was thrilled to welcome Addie Reimbold ’18 back to campus in June. She is already making a difference as an employee, just as she did as a student. Addie looks forward to meeting our alumni and friends when travel and visits are possible, and she is busy making phone calls to many of…

Get to know Ruthie (Hutton) Hume ’62

Ruthie (Hutton) Hume ’62 loves to travel, and one of her best trips was from her childhood home in Bowling Green, Ky., to Massie Hall at KWC in the fall of 1958. “I chose Wesleyan because of the Methodist connection, but like all new students, I wondered before I arrived if I had made the…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Announces Phase III Opening Plan and Introduces Panther Promise

Kentucky Wesleyan College will return to in-person instruction and resume on-campus housing along with full academic support services this August. KWC President, Dr. Thomas Mitzel, released an Executive Summary of the College’s Phase III Opening Plan on Wednesday. “To help navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the College established a COVID-19 response team in February, 2020,” said…