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Kentucky Wesleyan hosts Alfred Abel and Diane Earle Recital

Kentucky Wesleyan College will host violinist Alfred Abel and pianist Diane Earle in a duo recital on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. in Tapscott Chapel in the Barnard-Jones Administration Building. The pair will perform music by Bach, Beethoven and Saint-Saens. Abel is visiting artist in violin, and Earle is professor emeritus of music at…

Kentucky Wesleyan College announces grant from Marilyn and William Young Charitable Foundation to name Auditorium at Jack T. Wells ’77 Activity Center

Kentucky Wesleyan College has announced a $250,000 grant from the Marilyn and William Young Charitable Foundation to name the auditorium of the Jack T. Wells ’77 Activity Center at 3300 Frederica St. “This grant is a true blessing for our campus and local community,” said President Thomas Mitzel. “The Young Foundation has long been a…

KWC earns recognition from U.S. News & World Report

College ranked as 2022 Best Regional College in the South and Top Performer in Social Mobility Kentucky Wesleyan College has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Regional Colleges in the South for 2022, the highest ranking among regional colleges in Kentucky at #21 in the South. The College…

Why I Give – Tommy Hobgood ’69

Why did you attend Kentucky Wesleyan?“I grew up in Nebo in Hopkins County, and I considered attending a large state university. But my high school basketball coach, Lyle Dunbar ’61, put me in touch with Guy Strong (KWC basketball coach), and he won me over. I have always been glad I made the decision to…

Kentucky Wesleyan Theatre Department presents “A Doll’s House Part II”

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Theatre Department presents “A Doll’s House Part II” on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. and on Sept. 16, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. The play will be presented at Activity Hall at 3300 Frederica St. Director Jordan Blake Key ’18, returning to his alma mater…

Kentucky Wesleyan College announces major network and connectivity upgrades

Kentucky Wesleyan College announces a significant series of upgrades to its campus network infrastructure in preparation for the new academic year. The improvements will greatly enhance the residential and commuter student experience with greater connectivity across campus for all members of the College community. “This is an important step and investment into our campus infrastructure,”…

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…