Experiential Learning

KWC grad lends skills to shelter for hot breakfasts

By Angela Oliver Messenger-Inquirer  |  May 6, 2017 Before the sun reaches its place in the sky on some mornings, Taylor Garcia-Grisham is on his way from his third-shift job at Kroger to one he created out of a local need. The aroma of cinnamon and butter floated through St. Benedict’s Shelter on Wednesday as…

Kentucky Wesleyan College to present “Stories of Soldiers”

The Kentucky Wesleyan College English and Theatre programs will present “Stories of Soldiers,” 10-minute vignettes featuring the experiences of local soldiers on Saturday, April 22, at 2 p.m. at the Theatre Workshop of Owensboro Trinity Center at 407 W. Fifth St. Beth Demunbrun, head of the Wesleyan Theatre Program, and English professor Tamara Coy are…

Kentucky Wesleyan launches Bonner Leaders program

Kentucky Wesleyan College is pleased to announce the launch of a Bonner Leaders program. Bonner Leaders is nationally recognized community engagement and leadership development program where students are placed at local non-profit organizations working on an issue or cause of interest for 8-10 hours a week. In addition, participating students attend weekly workshops aimed at…

Kentucky Wesleyan launches Marketing and Social Media Internship Program

Kentucky Wesleyan College launched a Marketing and Social Media Internship Program in the Marketing Department this semester, under the direction of Vice President of Admissions and Financial Aid Jeremy Pittman and Director of Marketing and Communications April Ray. The internship provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn and engage in all aspects of marketing…

Junior Cornelia Thomas Selected for Newman Civic Fellowship

Junior Cornelia Thomas ’18 has been selected for the 2017 Newman Civic Fellowship, a one-year fellowship for community-committed college students from Campus Compact member institutions in 39 states and Washington D.C.  Cornelia was nominated by President Darrel. Read his nomination and her personal statement. Meet Cornelia Thomas ’18 Interviewed by Kenzie Tomes, public relations intern and Apollo…

Wesleyan Kicks Shoe Drive

Wesleyan Kicks is a shoe drive hosted by Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Campus Ministries. Shawn Tomes is the head of the program and intends for the program to be ongoing to future semesters.

Kentucky Wesleyan Students Serve Again at Give Kids The World

This article first appeared in the Owensboro Messenger Inquirer on Jan. 8, 2017.  By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer For some, serving the less fortunate puts things into perspective After a New Year’s Eve party in Kissimmee, Florida, that Kentucky Wesleyan College students have hosted for the past three years, Matt Ruark watched parents filming their sick…

Kentucky Wesleyan College students create web series in first-ever class

This article originally appeared in the Owensboro Messenger Inquierer. By Bobbie Hayse, bhayse@messenger-inquirer.com, 270-691-7315, Twitter: @BobbieHayseMI Internet TV — like content seen on YouTube, Vimeo, Netflix, or Amazon — has been changing the way that people around the world watch media, and Kentucky Wesleyan College Assistant Professor English Tamara Coy designed an inaugural web TV…

Wesleyan Way Day of Service and Giving Tuesday Takes Place Nov. 28 and 29

Wesleyan and the college community reaffirmed its commitment to honor, support, integrity and love last November when it instituted The Wesleyan Way Day of Service and Giving Tuesday. The two-day event saw 141 volunteers give 172 hours in the name of service, as well as 275 gifts from alumni, friends and employees to the tune…

Discovery Festival will offer hands-on science fun

By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer The Kentucky Science Center will partner with Kentucky Wesleyan College on June 4 for a free day of science, technology, engineering, arts and math events.