Chemistry

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…

Kentucky Wesleyan College earns accolades for three programs

Kentucky Wesleyan College has been recognized by PLEXUSS Global Rankings for three programs: #4 Best Online College or University in Kentucky Offering a Bachelor’s Degree Program #5 Best in Kentucky Offering a Legal Professions Program #6 in Kentucky Offering Natural Sciences Programs “These rankings reflect KWC’s reputation for academic excellence and our faculty commitment to…

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…

Why We Give – Will ’16 and Ruth (Ballenger) Roberts ’17

Current Residence:Greencastle, Ind. Majors:Will: Business AdministrationRuth: Biology (Minor in Chemistry) Today:Will has been a financial advisor since August 2017 and has Series 7 and 66 licenses; he opened his Edward Jones office in Greencastle, Ind. in July 2018.Ruth will graduate from nursing school at Indiana State University this month. Will and Ruth were married in…

Meet Dr. Krystal (Teasley) Hamorsky ’04, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

“I chose Wesleyan because I am from Owensboro, the small nature of the College appealed to me, and I wanted to play soccer. “I have many fun memories of soccer trips and the long bus rides when I developed some deep friendships. We got to spend time exploring cities between games, and I particularly remember…

Wesleyan Women of Distinction – Dr. Amelia “Amy” Jacobs ’74

“After I graduated from KWC, I moved back to Louisville and enrolled in graduate school. I was taking chemistry classes and doing peptide research when I decided to apply to dental school. My dad had always teased me that he wanted me to be an orthodontist because my braces had cost him too much. I…

Gratitude, Great Memories and Medical School

Ohio County High SchoolMajor: ChemistryAccepted to University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington Kiah Gledhill described his four years at Kentucky Wesleyan as “a super big blessing.” He chose Wesleyan because he was focused on becoming a physician, and he knew the College’s stellar reputation for preparing students for medical school. He was named a…

From Wesleyan to the World

Natalie (Mercer) Payne ’19Ohio County High SchoolMajor: Biology and ChemistryMinor: Music (trombone)Accepted to the University of Arizona – Ph.D. program in Genetics Natalie Payne anticipates that her career will someday take her around the world. In graduate school, she plans to work in the conservation of Arizona’s wild cat species (pumas, bobcats and jaguars), focusing…

Class of 2019 Spotlight – Sydney Goff

Marshall County High SchoolMajor: Chemistry and BiologyAccepted to the University of Kentucky Medical School – Bowling Green Sydney Goff remembers her early days as a Wesleyan student and describes herself as super shy and unsure of what she wanted to do with her life. Today she describes herself as a confident leader who is well…

Wesleyan Women of Distinction – Dr. Karen (Gurwell) Lutz ’91

Dr. Karen (Gurwell) Lutz ’91, through her passion to help patients with unmet needs, is making a profound difference in our world in the pharmaceutical industry. Executive Director of Medical Writing in Clinical Development with a focus on non-viral chronic liver diseases including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and several cholestatic diseases, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. B.S., Chemistry, Kentucky…