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Why I Give – Kathy Sherman ’73

Why did you attend Wesleyan, and what were the results of that choice?“I grew up in Louisville, and because my family was Methodist, my mother suggested I attend Wesleyan. I was familiar with the campus because I attended the WSCS [Women’s Society of Christian Service, a former Methodist organization] School of Missions several summers as…

KWC receives gift to name Welcome Center in Activity Hall

$35,000 gift one of several early investments in facility Kentucky Wesleyan College has named the Welcome Center in Activity Hall for Larry ’64 and Lamone Mayfield in appreciation of their investment in KWC’s newest facility. The former Legacy Owensboro at 3300 Frederica St. was acquired in December 2019 and is a true multipurpose venue that…

Why We Give – Jim ’93 and Sharon (Murphy) Duncan ’91

“From this vantage point, we can look back and appreciate how our academic, social and spiritual needs were nurtured at KWC. We are grateful for the investments others made to help us and trust our gifts will ‘pay it forward’ for the next generation.” Jim-Biology major at KWC, completed M.D. at the University of Kentucky…

Meet Leigha Taylor – Sr. Director of Development

We are excited to welcome Leigha Taylor to our Panther family, but in a sense, she already was – as a strong supporter of KWC over the years with husband Sam ’97. “I am excited to be a part of moving the College forward and helping to impact future generations. As a first-generation scholar myself,…

Staff Spotlight – Sydney Smith

Country music fan Sydney Smith was thrilled when her favorite local radio station, WBKR 92.5 – The Country Station, featured an article about her May 4 social media post. Sydney had suggested to President Thomas Mitzel that the College celebrate Star Wars with a clever nod to “May the Fourth Be with You” featuring him…

Why We Give – Lori (Parks) ’00 and Ben Byers

“I loved the close-knit atmosphere and opportunities I would not have had access to at a larger university. KWC was my first college visit. I knew after that visit I had found my home for the next four years! “KWC is very near and dear to my heart! Ben and I give because we simply…

Kentucky Wesleyan College receives federal funding

Kentucky Wesleyan College has received funding from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER), which is federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES). This funding was given to governors to provide emergency aid to combat state-specific needs resulting from the pandemic. Kentucky Wesleyan received $44,950. Wesleyan will use the funding…