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Healing through the art of music: Music On Call brings comfort and hope to those who need it

This article appeared in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer on Monday, Dec. 2 By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer Diane Earle considers her piano performances at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital as part of the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s Music On Call program that takes place throughout the month of December to be somewhat of a ministry. Christmas can amplify…

Why We Give – Cindra Stiff and Jimmy Ray

Cindra Stiff and Jimmy Ray have made an investment in the Faith in Action campaign to renovate Tapscott Chapel with an initial gift and a generous pledge. Will you join them? You can make an online gift at kwc.edu/give (specify “Chapel Renovation” in the designated space) or by sending a check. “I am blessed now…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Ranks Among the Top Online Graphic Design Degree Programs in the United States

Kentucky Wesleyan College has been recognized as a top-ranked institution offering the best online Graphic Design Degree Programs by Intelligent.com. Kentucky Wesleyan was listed among 26 other competing institutions across the nation with a unique distinction for Best Liberal Arts college or university. The student-focused comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 1,604…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Presents The Festival of Lessons & Carols

The Kentucky Wesleyan Singers will present the College’s annual Festival of Lessons & Carols on Dec. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen Cathedral at 610 Locust St. in Owensboro. Associate Professor of Music Dennis Jewett will direct the Wesleyan Singers. James Wells ’14, director of music at St. Stephen Cathedral, will provide accompaniment and…

Wesleyan Way Day of Service and Giving Tuesday to take place Dec. 2 and 3

College seeks to top $750,000 in fifth year of Giving Tuesday participation For the fifth consecutive year, Kentucky Wesleyan College will participate in Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3. The College has set a goal of raising more than $150,000 in 2019, which would push the cumulative five-year total to more than $750,000. The Wesleyan Way…

Kentucky Wesleyan Band, under new direction, announces performances

The Kentucky Wesleyan Wind Ensemble, under the direction of the new band director, Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Patrick Stuckemeyer, will present their Fall Concert entitled “Short Ride in a Fast Machine,” a collection of wind band classics, on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Daviess County High School Auditorium. Guest Conductor Dr.…

Looking Forward

Dr. Tom Mitzel to assume presidency in January 2020 A new era will begin as the Wesleyan and Owensboro communities welcome Dr. Tom Mitzel, the College’s 35th president in January 2020. He will undertake a listening tour on day one to hear the hopes and dreams of the Wesleyan family and community members for the…

Kentucky Wesleyan Chamber Orchestra to host miniconcert

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Chamber Orchestra will host an informal mini-concert on Tuesday, November 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Smith Lounge in the Winchester Center. This chamber music ensemble is coached by Nick Palmer, Distinguished Conductor in Residence at the College, and Diane Earle, Artist in Residence and Director of the Kentucky Wesleyan Music Program.…

Celebrating Those Who Serve

Kentucky Wesleyan College honored veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Tapscott Chapel in the Barnard-Jones Administration Building. The 30-minute service included recognition of veterans, music by the Kentucky Wesleyan Singers and a message from Col. Timothy Payment ’97, a member of the Kentucky Wesleyan Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2019 and Outstanding Young Graduate…

Why I Give – Ben Kees ’10

Why did you choose Wesleyan?My older brother went to KWC, so I was already familiar with the school and knew a lot of people there. I wasn’t sure I wanted to enroll there at first, but I just didn’t get the same feeling of home at any other campus I toured. Later my senior year,…