Education

Kentucky Wesleyan student Jessica Shelton honored as Newman Civic Fellow

Kentucky Wesleyan College sophomore Jessica Shelton has been selected as a member of Campus Compact’s 2019-20 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Shelton, a graduate of Daviess County High School, is one of 262 students nationwide to receive the honor. She is Wesleyan’s third Newman Civic Fellow and was chosen for her multitude of volunteer efforts…

Apply Today – Pyles Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

Kentucky Wesleyan College awards six scholarships of $4,000 per year to aspiring teachers. The Pyles Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of Luellen Pyles, a 1944 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan, who taught English and Spanish in Ohio and Kentucky public schools from 1944 – 1953.  Pyles, a Maysville resident who passed away in December 2014, was…

Why I Give: Dr. Paul Radcliff ’64

Defining Moments, Dreams Fulfilled Residence: Ft. Collins, Colo.Hometown: West Baden, Ind., graduated from high school in Fort Myers, Fla.Family: Married Georgia (1943-2007) in 1965; three children – Lori, Doug and Mike; six grandchildren – Mallory, Dylan, Easton, Hudson, Grace and CrosbyEducation: Ph.D. Indiana University, Education LeadershipM.S. Indiana University, Education LeadershipB.A. Kentucky Wesleyan College, Health and Physical EducationCareer: 38 years…

Rep. Jody Richards ’60 – Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2017

“My heart is in Kentucky.” The Alumni Hall of Fame perpetuates the memory of those who have brought distinction to the name and reputation of the College. The Class of 2017 honors four individuals: Lydia Dorman ’82, Rep. Walter (Jody) Richards ’60, Dr. Kim M. (Cecil) Schuster ’88 and A.J. Smith ’71. Each month from…

Meet Bria Wright ’17

Interviewed by Kenzie Tomes, public relations intern and Apollo High School senior Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind. Women’s Basketball In search of a school that would accommodate her, her sister (sophomore Shayla Wright), and their dreams of playing college basketball together, Bria Wright found the perfect opportunity at Kentucky Wesleyan College. As a high school visitor, she…

Meet Beth Linder Benjamin ’00

Education: Kentucky Wesleyan College, major – middle school education, mathematics and social studiesWestern Kentucky University, master’s degree in school counselingIndiana Wesleyan University, Rank I in curriculumEastern Kentucky University, specialist in education – administration

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

Meet Kaitlyn Steward

Why did you choose Wesleyan? I visited a number of colleges and universities my senior year in high school. My math teacher, Dustin Winslow, graduated from Wesleyan in 2010, and he suggested I visit here. Holly Blackburn, a Wesleyan student from near my hometown, took me on a tour. I was sold! No other college…