Mathematics

Kentucky Wesleyan to offer Bridge Program for incoming STEM freshmen

Incoming STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) freshmen at Kentucky have the opportunity to participate in the College’s inaugural STEM Summer Bridge Program on campus from Sunday, July 17-Saturday, July 23. Provided by a $50,000 grant from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, the free program will provide guidance and support to first-year STEM students to help…

Faculty Focus – Dr. Kyle Besing

“My official title is associate professor of mathematics, Mathematics Program coordinator, and division chair of the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. My unofficial title is ‘professor of dad jokes.’” Why do you teach?“I have a passion for my subject area. I have always found math fascinating. Teaching gives me the opportunity to share that…

Faculty Focus: Chelsea Dowell

Faculty Focus: Chelsea T. Dowell, Assistant Professor of Economics What do you love most about teaching? Teaching each day brings me joy. I get to share my favorite hobby with students and help them discover their own passions. My purpose as a professor is to help students discover their own purpose in life. I love…

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…

Meet Dr. Kyle Besing

Assistant professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Program Coordinator Education: “I earned my B.S. in mathematics with a minor in physics from the University of Southern Indiana. I did my graduate work at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where I earned an M.S. in applied mathematics as well as a Ph.D. in applied mathematics with…

Meet Beth Linder Benjamin ’00

Education: Kentucky Wesleyan College, major – middle school education, mathematics and social studiesWestern Kentucky University, master’s degree in school counselingIndiana Wesleyan University, Rank I in curriculumEastern Kentucky University, specialist in education – administration