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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 Our Faculty – Chelsea Dowell

Education“I am a graduate of Wofford College where I studied business economics, mathematics and authentic southern hospitality. I earned my master’s degree in economics at the University of Kentucky, where I discovered an unexpected passion for teaching college students and earned the Nomination for the Most Inspirational Woman of Gatton Award. I have since published research papers…

Kentucky Wesleyan College recognized as one of nation’s best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Graphic Design by BestColleges.com

KWC program again achieves national recognition as fourth in country Kentucky Wesleyan College’s online bachelor’s degree program in graphic design has earned recognition as a 2021 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in Graphic Design by BestColleges.com, which aims to connect individuals with institutions that will best prepare them for the future. Tuition costs, financial aid…

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…

Kentucky Wesleyan Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Rob Mallory announces departure

Mark Shook Named Interim Athletic Director effective June 1 Kentucky Wesleyan College Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Rob Mallory has announced his departure to serve as director of athletics at Missouri Southern State University. Mallory will conclude his time with the Panther athletic program on June 1. Mark Shook, senior associate athletic director for internal…

Our Spirit of Resilience and Collaboration

KWC during the pandemic The transition to remote learning in mid-Mar 2020 was painful for everyone. Very few of the faculty were trained in how to teach remotely or had even considered teaching in that manner. Likewise, our students were not prepared to have the teaching-learning enterprise shift more responsibility for learning to them. Our…

Kentucky Wesleyan College to resume in-person classes and campus activities

Kentucky Wesleyan College President Dr. Thomas Mitzel has announced a return to in-person classes on Tuesday, Mar. 23 and resumption of campus activities and events as of noon on Mar. 22 as the College moved back to Level 2 (yellow) on its threat level indicator table. “Thanks to your vigilance and concern for the safety…

Notice of a Network Security Incident

Kentucky Wesleyan College experienced a Network Security Incident, resulting in the temporary loss of availability to its files and systems.  We have since resolved the Incident and implemented additional security measures.  Although there was no direct evidence of any misuse of personal information, this Incident may have resulted in unauthorized access to the personal information…

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…