Communication Arts

Why We Give – Lori (Parks) ’00 and Ben Byers

“I loved the close-knit atmosphere and opportunities I would not have had access to at a larger university. KWC was my first college visit. I knew after that visit I had found my home for the next four years! “KWC is very near and dear to my heart! Ben and I give because we simply…

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…

Panther Radio Offers Training Ground for Students and Entertainment for the Community

From Abba to Aerosmith to Ariana Grande, Panther Radio listeners enjoy an eclectic mix of music, along with local news and weather. The community-based radio station is also a training ground for future broadcasters, under the direction of station manager Derik Hancock. Certified with the Society of Broadcast Engineers, Derik is an instructor of communications,…

Class of 2021 – Bailey Woodall Shares Appreciation for Opportunity

“As soon as I stepped on campus, KWC felt like home. I didn’t want to be just another number at a big university; I wanted the staff and students to truly know me. When I came for my first visit, the president of the school already knew exactly who I was. You’re not going to…

Kentucky Wesleyan to host virtual Film Fest

Kentucky Wesleyan College will host a virtual indie Film Fest on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. CT. The event will include 32 films for screening that include student, local and international offerings, including one by KWC student Calista Self, “Let Them Stay,” about refugees in Owensboro. Q & A sessions with…

Why We Give – Brad ’88 and Danielle (Benson) Woodward ’88

Why we give to the College and encourage others to give. “We wouldn’t be where we are today if not for KWC. It’s hard to imagine where we would be had we not had the influences, experiences, etc. Our professors genuinely cared about us. They didn’t forget us after graduation, either. It was more than…

Why We Give – Megan (Thomason) ’08 and Nick Kosewski

Major: Communication Arts Family: Husband, Nick, and 6-month-old son, Joseph Thomason Kosewski Career: “I was an associate financial representative with Northwestern Mutual in Paducah, Ky., for 10 years and was promoted to associate director of ASSET (the local team) with Northwestern Mutual Dallas while we lived there. We recently moved back to Paducah, and I’m…

Wesleyan to host inaugural Film Festival

Kentucky Wesleyan College will host its inaugural Film Festival on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on campus. The event will celebrate filmmaking by screening imaginative regional and international short films and web series, facilitating networking among filmmakers and sharing knowledge in various film disciplines. The festival is planned for the benefit…

Jonah White ‘19 A Plan for Life

Louisville Male High School Major: Communications with Media StudiesMinor: Christian Ministries Accepted to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky. Jonah White played high school football and dreamed of playing in college, but he didn’t have a plan for life beyond the end zones. “The small campus and family atmosphere here at Wesleyan helped me a…

Why We Give – Bob ’81 and Ginger Burns

Why do you give to Kentucky Wesleyan? “When I moved from Owensboro to Lexington in 2003, I really lost touch with Kentucky Wesleyan.  I kind of “fell off the grid” in terms of any communication with the College.  About three years ago, it became evident that Ginger and I would be moving back to Owensboro,…