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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…

Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine Spring 2020

The Spring 2020 edition of the Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine is arriving in mailboxes and we can’t wait for you to see it! The issue further introduces our new president, Dr. Thomas Mitzel, and his wife, Rhonda, to our alumni and friends. Additional features include a look at the tremendous success of the KWC Teacher Education program,…

COVID-19 Updates and Information (Latest update: March 31, 8:30 a.m. CT)

Health and safety of the Kentucky Wesleyan College community is a top priority, and we continue to monitor all developments related to COVID-19. College administration is maintaining contact with the health department and we have created a campus response team with representatives from residence life, facilities, and dining services. Additional measures have been set with…

Kentucky Wesleyan and OIA announce partnership for students

This article appeared in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer on Thursday, March 12 By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer Owensboro Public Schools has announced a partnership between its innovation high school and Kentucky Wesleyan College, which are soon to be neighbors. Beginning in the fall of 2020, Owensboro Innovation Academy students will have the opportunity to take dual-credit courses…

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…

VITA Tax Preparation Assistance Services Suspended

In light of the current situation concerning COVID-19, the Kentucky Wesleyan Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL) has suspended its VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) income tax preparation services for 2019 tax filing returns. VITA is a free tax preparation program that is offered to low income, elderly and disabled members of the community…

Kentucky Wesleyan Junior Gloria Endicott honored as Newman Civic Fellow

Kentucky Wesleyan College junior Gloria Endicott has been selected as a member of Campus Compact’s 2020-21 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. She is one of 290 students from 39 states, Washington, D.C., Greece, Lebanon and Mexico chosen for the fellowship. “Gloria Endicott is an exceptional leader here at Wesleyan,” said President Thomas Mitzel. “She is…

Why We Give – Ed ’93 and Dr. Jodi (Parks) Krahwinkel ’93

“Wesleyan gave so much to us and continues to today! Many of our closest friendships began there. Our successful careers were built on the foundation of our education at Wesleyan. We continue to meet and find common bonds with alumni of all generations from KWC – And now, our son is beginning his adult life…

Kentucky Wesleyan College to become tobacco-free campus

Kentucky Wesleyan College has announced it will become a tobacco-free campus, effective May 1, 2020. The campus is already smoke free, and the new policy will prohibit the use of any tobacco product on campus property including but not limited to cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah and smokeless tobacco. “The adoption of this policy reflects our…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Unveils Terry Woodward Center for Business Studies

Kentucky Wesleyan College celebrated the dedication and naming of the Terry Woodward Center for Business Studies during a ceremony with the College’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, Feb. 6. A 2019 inductee of the Owensboro Business Hall of Fame, Woodward has been an influential leader in the Owensboro business community and a generous benefactor of…