Education

Kentucky Wesleyan announces new scholarships for aspiring teachers

Owensboro, Ky. (Dec. 7, 2015) – Kentucky Wesleyan College announces the addition of six new scholarships for aspiring teachers for the Fall 2016 entering class. 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…

Meet Dr. Leah Hoover

Interviewed by Public Relations Intern Simeon Pogue Hometown: Hartselle, Ala. Education B.A. (double major) in Spanish and Public Relations, University of North Alabama – Florence B.A. in Education, Spanish P – 12, University of Alabama-Birmingham M.A. in Collaborative Education and Special Education, University of Alabama-Birmingham Ph.D. in Special Education, University of Alabama

Meet Michael Mosby

Class of 20172008 graduate of Hancock County High SchoolEducation major, health and physical education P – 12Married to Lacey, the Family Resource Center Coordinator at North Hancock ElementaryFormer minor league third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles (four years)

Wesleyan Partners With Owensboro Public Schools to Recruit Minority Teachers

Minority teacher shortage slow to change in local districts By Angela Oliver Messenger-Inquirer | Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015 12:00 am Lewatis McNeal said he’s never doubted the quality of the academic education his daughter and son receive at Daviess County High and Middle schools. Culturally, though “something is missing.”

Kentucky Wesleyan Education Professor Calls for Compassion in Education

Education needs compassion more than standards By James Alexander In My View | Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:00 am In the American Buddhist classic, “Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness (1995),” Sharon Salzberg introduced the idea of metta meditation. The meditator wishes that all beings might be free from danger, have mental happiness, physical…