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Kentucky Wesleyan names Rebecca McQueen-Ruark vice president of student affairs

Kentucky Wesleyan College Interim President Dr. Gene Tice has announced the appointment of Rebecca McQueen-Ruark, M.A. as vice president of student affairs. She assumes the position after serving as the College’s dean of students since 2016. “Rebecca has played an important role in the continued growth of the student engagement and campus life experience at…

Why I Give – Dr. Paula Dehn

Dr. Paula Dehn arrived at Wesleyan as the new vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college on July 1, 2008, with gratitude for her own undergraduate experience and passion for the mission of Kentucky Wesleyan. “I was a first-generation college student, and through scholarships provided by DePauw, I had the opportunity for…

Counseling for a Lifetime of Health

Terri Petzold arrived at the College on August 1, 2018, with two immediate goals: to establish the first-ever office for counseling services for students on campus and to decrease the stigma behind mental health issues. Prior to her employment, the College outsourced counseling. According to Petzold, 20% of adults will experience mental health needs at…

New and Transfer Student Orientation 2019

New Student Orientation is an academic and social experience to assist incoming students with their transition into Kentucky Wesleyan College. Because of the importance of material presented at New Student Orientation, it is a required activity for all new, incoming students.

Why We Give – Megan (Thomason) ’08 and Nick Kosewski

Major: Communication Arts Family: Husband, Nick, and 6-month-old son, Joseph Thomason Kosewski Career: “I was an associate financial representative with Northwestern Mutual in Paducah, Ky., for 10 years and was promoted to associate director of ASSET (the local team) with Northwestern Mutual Dallas while we lived there. We recently moved back to Paducah, and I’m…

Wesleyan Women of Distinction-Dr. Jessica (Keenan) Estes ’01

Why did you choose Wesleyan?“I am a 1997 graduate of Hancock County High School. I was never in a classroom with more than 30 people, so when I started looking at colleges, I wasn’t ready to be in a place where I didn’t even know the names of my classmates. I wanted a solid science program…

Gratitude, Great Memories and Medical School

Ohio County High SchoolMajor: ChemistryAccepted to University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington Kiah Gledhill described his four years at Kentucky Wesleyan as “a super big blessing.” He chose Wesleyan because he was focused on becoming a physician, and he knew the College’s stellar reputation for preparing students for medical school. He was named a…

Meet Dr. Kyle Besing

Assistant professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Program Coordinator Education: “I earned my B.S. in mathematics with a minor in physics from the University of Southern Indiana. I did my graduate work at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where I earned an M.S. in applied mathematics as well as a Ph.D. in applied mathematics with…

Kentucky Wesleyan Welcomes Interim President Dr. Gene Tice

Dr. Gene Tice is focused and intentional. When he sets goals, he sets big ones, and the Appalachian Trail was on his list. It extends for 2,200 miles of wilderness through 14 states from Springer Mountain in Georgia along the ridgeline of the Appalachian Mountains to Mount Katahdin in Maine. He got in shape for…

Kentucky Wesleyan Online Graphic Design program one of the nation’s best

Kentucky Wesleyan College has been named one of BestColleges.com’s Best Online Bachelor’s in Graphic Design programs for 2019, ranked seventh in the nation. BestColleges ranks college programs based on a combination of factors including academic quality, affordability and online competency. The Kentucky Wesleyan program includes foundational and advanced graphic arts courses including drawing, typography, branding…