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Why I Give – Wesley Whistle ’12

Current employmentSenior Advisor for Policy and Strategy with the Education Policy Program working on federal higher education policy at New America, a non-partisan think tank in Washington, D.C. Senior Contributor for education with Forbes Career“After working in the state legislature, I fell in love with public policy but knew I wanted to work in education,…

Wesleyan Women of Distinction – Marian (Helm) Smith ’85

My current employment “I am currently employed at Elsevier, Inc., a global leader in health information and analytics, and my title is Nursing Faculty Manager within the Nursing & Health Education eSolutions Division. We assist researchers, institutions of higher education and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society through…

Kentucky Wesleyan College raises $312,392 on Giving Tuesday

$1.13 million raised since 2015 Kentucky Wesleyan College received $312,392 yesterday, its sixth Giving Tuesday, which exceeded the goal by more than $125,000 and shattered the school’s previous day of giving record by more than $100,000 ($211,999 in 2019). The College has realized $1.13 million in investments from alumni, friends and employees since its inaugural…

Why We Give – Rev. Tom ’68 and Susan Eblen

Please share about your life as a pastor.“It has been a real joy to provide pastoral care to adults, to offer support and encouragement to children and youth, and to proclaim the message of God’s love through Jesus Christ for ALL God’s people. I entered ministry upon God’s call upon my life at a Loucon…

Josh Baldwin ’05 – Online Enrollment Counselor

When Josh Baldwin returned to KWC as a member of the Admissions team in November 2019, he was flooded with memories of his experiences as a student. “I saw familiar faces and enjoyed catching up with folks,” he remembers. “My office is where Classroom 101 used to be and my desk is just about where…

Virtual Presentation of The Festival of Lessons & Carols, Dec. 4

The Kentucky Wesleyan Singers will present The Festival of Lessons & Carols on Dec. 4 in a virtual program streaming via Facebook Premiere at 7 p.m. CT giving our alumni and friends around the country the opportunity to enjoy this beloved event. Now in its 10th year, Lessons & Carols is the perfect way to…

KWC eyes $1 million milestone on Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1)

Kentucky Wesleyan College can realize a $1 million milestone on Dec. 1 if donors invest at least $183,600 on Giving Tuesday, the College’s sixth year of participation in the global day of philanthropy. Donors are encouraged to give what they can on Dec. 1 at kwc.edu/give. Alumni and friends have invested a cumulative $816,400 in…

Why We Give – Rollin ’61 and Ann Tarter

“I chose KWC for its size and its church relationship.  I was a founding member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and enjoyed the fraternity immensely. My roommate, Willie Jackson ’61, was elected president of the Student Government Association. Favorite experiences were Wednesday chapel, the convocation and vespers, as well as the knock-down-drag-out of intramural sports. “Religion…

Meet Kelly Flick – Grant Writer

We are excited to welcome our first-ever full-time grant writer, Kelly Flick, who arrived on Oct. 12. She joined us from Dream Riders of Kentucky, where she served as executive director and represented the agency in a variety of roles including grant writing and fundraising, board governance, program development and technical writing. She has 18…