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Why I Give: Douglas Hoyt ’84

Hometown: Conneaut, OhioB.S., Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1984, Political Science and SociologyM.S., Indiana State University, 1985, Urban and Regional PlanningDirector of Procurement and Contracts at Kenergy, an electric distribution cooperative serving 14 western Kentucky countiesFamily: Wife, Brenda; children, Jeremy and Lesley; grandchildren, Lennon, Jarrek, Aven and Grayson

Pyles Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

Kentucky Wesleyan College awards six scholarships of $4000 per year to aspiring teachers. The Pyles Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of Luellen Pyles, a 1944 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan, who taught English and Spanish in Ohio and Kentucky public schools from 1944 – 1953.  Pyles, a Maysville resident who passed away in December 2014, was…

KWC senior Dorn playing with torn ACL

By MADDIE LEE Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer Kentucky Wesleyan College senior guard Erin Dorn has played in the Panthers’ past four basketball games with a completely torn left ACL.

Kentucky Wesleyan Students Serve Again at Give Kids The World

This article first appeared in the Owensboro Messenger Inquirer on Jan. 8, 2017.  By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer For some, serving the less fortunate puts things into perspective After a New Year’s Eve party in Kissimmee, Florida, that Kentucky Wesleyan College students have hosted for the past three years, Matt Ruark watched parents filming their sick…

Kentucky Wesleyan receives $110,000 year-end gift

Investment from Dr. Angelos Stergiou ’97 to include Endowed Biotechnology Scholarship Kentucky Wesleyan College alumnus Dr. Angelos Stergiou ’97 is investing in the future of students at his alma mater and doing it in a big way.  Dr. Stergiou has committed a $110,000 gift to the College – $50,000 to the General Scholarship Fund to…

Meet Julianna Pfadt: Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

Hometown: Riverside, Calif. Education: B.S., magna cum laude, University of Alabama, double major in physics and mathematics with a concentration in statistics, member of Honors College. Julianna will assist in all facets of the alumni operation with specific focuses on engaging young alumni, building relationships with current students and helping build our chapter program through…

Meet Liz Wacienga: Director of Athletic Communications

Hometown: Fairport, N.Y., outside Rochester Education: M.S., Athletic Administration, The College at Brockport, State University of New York B.S., Sport Management, State University of New York Cortland Liz is responsible for promoting Panther athletics through the website, social media and local, regional and national media outlets. She serves as the primary media relations contact for…

Wesleyan Panther Pianists Recital at Elizabeth Munday Senior Center

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Panther Pianists will perform at the Elizabeth Munday Senior Center at 1650 W. Second St. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 11:30 a.m.  The college piano students, along with Professor Diane Earle, will perform classical and popular piano solos and duets and take audience requests.  The 40-minute program is free and open…

Kentucky Wesleyan College to host Chamber Music Concert

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Music Program will host a recital, Chamber Music of John Steffa, on Friday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. in Tapscott Chapel in the Barnard-Jones Administration Building. The program will feature compositions by composer John Steffa and will be performed by Diane Earle, piano; Kristen Kean, flute; Rob Murray, trumpet; Lauren Murray, oboe;…

Kentucky Wesleyan Uncovered to take place Feb. 3-4

Kentucky Wesleyan College will be hosting a second Kentucky Wesleyan Uncovered event for those interested in starting at Kentucky Wesleyan in Fall 2017. This is an overnight event highlighting campus life and classroom activity. Students have a chance to experience campus through the eyes of a current student by staying in one of our residence halls, eating…