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Wesleyan announces standardized test-optional applications policy for Fall 2021 admissions

Kentucky Wesleyan College has announced it will temporarily waive standardized test scores as a requirement for applicants for the 2021-22 academic year. The test-optional policy is being enacted due to the challenges presented to prospective students and their families by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Our admissions process aims to gather information on several different areas…

Kentucky Wesleyan College hosts Native Reflections exhibit

Kentucky Wesleyan College has been selected as one of several venues across Kentucky to host the Kentucky Arts Council’s traveling exhibit, “Native Reflections: Visual Art by American Indians of Kentucky.” The exhibit will run from Sept. 15 to Oct 30 at the Ralph Center for the Fine Arts at the corner of College Ave. and…

Welcome, Rebekah “Robie” Dickinson ’24 – A Third Generation Panther

Freshman Robie Dickinson and her classmates anticipated their arrival at KWC with the usual sense of anticipation and mix of emotions that accompanies the transition from home to college life. “I was very nervous about moving into the dorm because I didn’t want to be away from my family,” Robie explained. “But now that I’m…

From the President’s Office – We Must Act Ethically

Dear Kentucky Wesleyan Family, Over the past several months, we at Kentucky Wesleyan College have been working with our faculty, staff, students, and community on dealing with emotional wellness with respect to COVID-19. Workshops, letters, videos, and other methods of outreach have been shared to help our community stay healthy during this time. The college…

Wesleyan Woman of Distinction – Dr. Arba Kenner ’74

Dr. Arba Kenner ’74 is serene. But behind her kind eyes and calm smile is a whirlwind. From Kentucky to Honduras to Las Vegas and other U.S. locations, she has served the needs of countless individuals over the years, and she is always planning her next project and trip. A graduate of Campbellsville (Ky.) High…

Faculty Profile – Dr. Eric Schmidt

Where are you from, and what brought you to Wesleyan?“I’m from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Yes, that’s a real place. Though a bit bigger than Owensboro, it has a similar character—not too big, not too small. It wasn’t too much of an adjustment to move down here. I tell people I love bourbon, bluegrass and basketball, so…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Announces Sixth Straight Year of Enrollment Growth

Kentucky Wesleyan College opened its academic year on Aug. 17 with an increase in enrollment for the sixth consecutive year. The total headcount is 845. KWC online enrollment almost doubled, and campus residence halls were filled to capacity for the fall 2020 semester. “Our campus has come back to life in a positive and vibrant…