Events

New and Transfer Student Orientation 2021

New Student Orientation is an academic and social experience to assist incoming students with their transition into Kentucky Wesleyan College. Because of the importance of material presented at New Student Orientation, it is a required activity for all new, incoming students. New Student Orientation will be Aug. 21-23. Details for Transfer Orientation are being confirmed.…

Kentucky Wesleyan Zoology Program offers event on the world of spiders

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Zoology Program invites the public (ages 3 and older) to take part in a fun and engaging learning experience in the Nature Center Shelter in the Jim Lambert Pioneer Village at Yellow Creek Park on Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event does not include purposely scary…

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…

Kentucky Wesleyan Baccalaureate and Commencement April 23 and 24

Kentucky Wesleyan College’s 153rd annual Commencement will take place Saturday, April 24, at 10 a.m. President Emeritus Barton D. Darrell ’84 will address the 163 members of the Class of 2021 and members of the Class of 2020 who will return to campus to take part in this year’s ceremony. The 2020 Commencement was virtual…

Adjusted Schedule – Kentucky Wesleyan Theatre Department to present “Guys and Dolls”

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Theatre Department will present “Guys and Dolls” in the Activity Hall at 3300 Frederica St. The play will be directed by Nate Gross, KWC associate professor theatre arts, and Calvin Malone, a native of Owensboro who is a professional stage actor. Performances will be choreographed by Shauna Jones with music direction…

KWC to Co-Host Virtual Career Fair with Brescia University on March 23

Kentucky Wesleyan has been planning new ways to help students to connect with employers virtually. The College is excited to partner with Brescia University and Handshake to offer a career fair in a virtual format on Mar. 23 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. CT. The fair will include full-time jobs, summer jobs, part-time jobs and internships.…

Virtual Presentation of The Festival of Lessons & Carols, Dec. 4

The Kentucky Wesleyan Singers will present The Festival of Lessons & Carols on Dec. 4 in a virtual program streaming via Facebook Premiere at 7 p.m. CT giving our alumni and friends around the country the opportunity to enjoy this beloved event. Now in its 10th year, Lessons & Carols is the perfect way 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…

Kentucky Wesleyan College debate series continues Oct. 29

Oct. 29 debate on Medicare for all The Stanley Reed Pre-Law and Politics Society at Kentucky Wesleyan College is hosting a series of debates. The third, on Marsy’s Law, which is on the November ballot, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. and will be available on Zoom by Clicking Here (Passcode: 482132). State…