Careers and Outcomes

KWC Introduces Rebranded Alumni Magazine

Kentucky Wesleyan College introduced a new name for our alumni magazine with the release of our Spring 2022 issue – Pillars. The Spring 2022 issue of Pillars is available now! The issue showcases our Brown Scholars-current and past, KWC alumni response to the December 2021 tornadoes in western Kentucky, a profile of graduating senior Adan…

Kentucky Wesleyan receives Wal-Mart Community Grant

Support will benefit Leadership Wesleyan initiative Kentucky Wesleyan College was recently gifted $2,000 through the Wal-Mart Community Grant program in support of its Leadership Wesleyan initiative. Leadership Wesleyan is a reimagined program of the College that provides upcoming graduates with the skills and knowledge they need to successfully transition from college to career. “Not only…

Black History Month: The Wesleyan Way: Lydia Dorman ‘82 

by Summer (Crick) Aldridge ’14 and Kerison Bailey ’25 Lydia Dorman ’82 is a Washington, D.C. native who found herself in the Bluegrass State after researching colleges with broadcasting curriculums and what she recalls as a serendipitous chance encounter with a Kentucky Wesleyan admissions counselor that led to a campus visit. “The campus broadcasting studios…

Black History Month: The Wesleyan Way: Antoine Poythress ’91

by Eddie Kenny Antoine Poythress ’91 has always taken what he has learned and stayed the course to achieve incredible success in his career. More importantly, he has never forgotten who helped him along the way, and he is always willing to pay it forward. Poythress is currently one of only three African American Chief…

Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 issue of the Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine is now in print and available online. Enjoy the latest issue, which is one of our largest ever! Features include celebrating 70 years in Owensboro, updates on our Rogers Fellows’ graduates, a Homecoming 2021 recap, spotlights on alumni Lawson Glasergreen ’91 and Jennifer Zingg ’21, Why…

Meet the Faculty – Dr. Angela Mackey

Associate Professor of PsychologyChair, Social Sciences Division HometownBorn and raised in Laramie, Wyo., but considers San Diego to be “home.” Education“I earned my bachelor of science in biology (emphasis zoology) at San Diego State University. My goal at the time was to be an animal trainer, so I picked up a minor in psychology, which…

Why I Give – Tommy Hobgood ’69

Why did you attend Kentucky Wesleyan?“I grew up in Nebo in Hopkins County, and I considered attending a large state university. But my high school basketball coach, Lyle Dunbar ’61, put me in touch with Guy Strong (KWC basketball coach), and he won me over. I have always been glad I made the decision to…

Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine Spring 2021

The Spring 2021 issue of the Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine is now in print and available online. Enjoy the latest issue, which includes a cover feature on “What Unites Us” along with features on the progress of our Three Pillars, Dr. Randy Capps ’57, Professors Nate and Molly Gross, Sashalia Ramirez ’23 and Panther football’s sophomore…

KWC Honors Dr. Yu Hak Hahn ’58 at 153rd Annual Commencement

During Kentucky Wesleyan College’s 153rd Annual Commencement on Saturday, Apr. 24, the College honored Dr. Yu Hak Hahn ’58 by awarding an Honorary Doctorate of Business. Dr. Hahn was unable to attend, but rightly recognized for all of his career accomplishments and commitment to his undergraduate alma mater. Born in Seoul, Korea, Yu Hak Hahn…

Why I Give – Travis Roberts ’07

“I give because I want to pay it forward. I was a Brown Scholar at KWC, and I will never forget what it meant to me, and still does, that my education was paid for. I want to help the next generation, and I want KWC and our students to flourish.” “KWC is a family…