Faculty and Staff

Kentucky Wesleyan College raises record $461,045 on Giving Tuesday

Over $1.5 million raised since 2015 Kentucky Wesleyan College received $461,045 yesterday, its seventh Giving Tuesday, which more than doubled its goal of $200,000. The College has realized $1.59 million in investments from alumni, friends and employees since its inaugural Giving Tuesday in 2015. “It is impossible to adequately express our appreciation for this outpouring…

Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 issue of the Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine is now in print and available online. Enjoy the latest issue, which is one of our largest ever! Features include celebrating 70 years in Owensboro, updates on our Rogers Fellows’ graduates, a Homecoming 2021 recap, spotlights on alumni Lawson Glasergreen ’91 and Jennifer Zingg ’21, Why…

Meet the Faculty – Dr. Angela Mackey

Associate Professor of PsychologyChair, Social Sciences Division HometownBorn and raised in Laramie, Wyo., but considers San Diego to be “home.” Education“I earned my bachelor of science in biology (emphasis zoology) at San Diego State University. My goal at the time was to be an animal trainer, so I picked up a minor in psychology, which…

Kentucky Wesleyan Theatre Department presents “A Doll’s House Part II”

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Theatre Department presents “A Doll’s House Part II” on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. and on Sept. 16, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. The play will be presented at Activity Hall at 3300 Frederica St. Director Jordan Blake Key ’18, returning to his alma mater…

Kentucky Wesleyan College announces major network and connectivity upgrades

Kentucky Wesleyan College announces a significant series of upgrades to its campus network infrastructure in preparation for the new academic year. The improvements will greatly enhance the residential and commuter student experience with greater connectivity across campus for all members of the College community. “This is an important step and investment into our campus infrastructure,”…

Meet Leigha Taylor – Sr. Director of Development

We are excited to welcome Leigha Taylor to our Panther family, but in a sense, she already was – as a strong supporter of KWC over the years with husband Sam ’97. “I am excited to be a part of moving the College forward and helping to impact future generations. As a first-generation scholar myself,…

Godspeed, Dr. Paula Dehn

We offer our deepest thanks to Dr. Paula Dehn who will retire June 30 after 13 years as vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college. Dr. Dehn has been a steadfast leader who served with tremendous dedication to our students and the mission of the College. Dr. Dehn, we appreciate your hard…

Staff Spotlight – Sydney Smith

Country music fan Sydney Smith was thrilled when her favorite local radio station, WBKR 92.5 – The Country Station, featured an article about her May 4 social media post. Sydney had suggested to President Thomas Mitzel that the College celebrate Star Wars with a clever nod to “May the Fourth Be with You” featuring him…

Kentucky Wesleyan awarded grant by NCAA

Ethnic Minorities and Women’s Internship Grant funds position Kentucky Wesleyan College was awarded an Ethnic Minorities and Women’s Internship Grant by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II in April 2021. The grants are designed to enhance ethnic minority and gender representation in intercollegiate athletics administration and assistant coaching positions. For example, ethnic minority…