Faculty and Staff

Faculty Profile – Dr. Jim Coleman

  Associate Professor and Program Chair, Religion Chair, Faculty Council Arrived at KWC in 2014 and teaches a range of religion and Christian ministries courses Ph.D., Wesley Studies, University of Manchester, EnglandM.Div., Pastoral Ministry, Asbury Theological SeminaryM.A., Speech Communication, Missouri State UniversityB.S., Religious Communication, Missouri State University “KWC is the most student-focused institution I’ve ever…

Get to know Peggie Greer

Peggie Greer loves her job, and it shows. She juggles multiple responsibilities and endless interruptions with patience, personalized attention and humor. “I love what I do, and our students mean everything to me,” Peggie explains. “They keep me young, and many of them have become my good friends. I enjoy my co-workers, too. There have…

Earle to retire after 36 years teaching music at KWC

This article appeared in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer on Monday, March 30, 2020. By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer When Diane Earle first considered the position as professor of piano at Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1984, she had to look up Owensboro on the map. Now, 36 years later, Earle has decided to retire from the college where…

Meet Mark Shook, Senior Associate Athletic Director

Mark Shook arrived at Kentucky Wesleyan in September 2019 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was the assistant athletic director for academic services. Mark has a deep background in college athletics with experience at a variety of higher education institutions. He shares that he wanted to serve at a smaller institution where he could…

Meet Dr. Krystal (Teasley) Hamorsky ’04, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

“I chose Wesleyan because I am from Owensboro, the small nature of the College appealed to me, and I wanted to play soccer. “I have many fun memories of soccer trips and the long bus rides when I developed some deep friendships. We got to spend time exploring cities between games, and I particularly remember…

Kentucky Wesleyan College officially introduces 35th president, Dr. Thomas Mitzel

Kentucky Wesleyan College officially welcomed Dr. Thomas Mitzel as the 35th president of the College with an introductory news conference on Wednesday, Jan. 8. The event was hosted in Rogers Hall in the Winchester Campus Community Center. Dr. Mitzel shared remarks outlining his guiding principles, objectives for Kentucky Wesleyan College and his excitement at joining…

Kentucky Wesleyan Office of Advancement Honored by CASE Kentucky

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Office of Advancement was again recognized with several awards, including Best Practices in Fundraising, from the Kentucky chapter of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) at the organization’s annual conference in Lexington on Dec. 6. Wesleyan was recognized with the Best Practices in Fundraising honor, given to the…

Healing through the art of music: Music On Call brings comfort and hope to those who need it

This article appeared in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer on Monday, Dec. 2 By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer Diane Earle considers her piano performances at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital as part of the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s Music On Call program that takes place throughout the month of December to be somewhat of a ministry. Christmas can amplify…

Kentucky Wesleyan Band, under new direction, announces performances

The Kentucky Wesleyan Wind Ensemble, under the direction of the new band director, Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Patrick Stuckemeyer, will present their Fall Concert entitled “Short Ride in a Fast Machine,” a collection of wind band classics, on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Daviess County High School Auditorium. Guest Conductor Dr.…

Looking Forward

Dr. Tom Mitzel to assume presidency in January 2020 A new era will begin as the Wesleyan and Owensboro communities welcome Dr. Tom Mitzel, the College’s 35th president in January 2020. He will undertake a listening tour on day one to hear the hopes and dreams of the Wesleyan family and community members for the…