Kentucky Wesleyan College
A Newsletter for Our Alumni and Friends // October 2015

Friday, October 23
Golden Jubilee Club Luncheon  (Registration Required - $10)
Homecoming Happy Hour - CYO Brewing
Volleyball vs. Brescia University - Jones Gymnasium
VIP Screening of "Coaches Wives," a documentary by Jonathan Moore '92

Saturday, October 24
Sweetheart Breakfast and Vow Renewal  (Registration Required - $15/Couple)
Opening the Archives: The Sciences at Kentucky Wesleyan College
Open House - Kendall Hall
Panther Tailgate
Wesleyan Educators Tent
Faculty Recital - Kevin Callihan, Trombone and Euphonium, accompanied by Diane Earle, pianist - Tapscott Chapel
Reception Honoring Dr. Robert McIver
Men's Soccer vs. Davis & Elkins College
Football vs. Louisiana College
Women's Soccer vs. Davis & Elkins College
Alumni Choir Rehearsal
Alumni Association Reception and Awards Dinner - Owensboro Convention
Center (Registration Required - $20)

Sunday, October 25
Alumni Choir at Settle Memorial United Methodist Church
To register for these events and more online

C hoir Reunion with Dr. Robert McIver

Choir alumni and current Kentucky Wesleyan Singers, joined by the Settle Sanctuary Choir
Settle Memorial United Methodist Church
Sunday, Oct. 25
8:30 and 11 a.m. Worship Services
Conducted by Dr. McIver, Wesleyan Professor of Music from 1981 - 1997, and Dr. Bradley Naylor, Wesleyan Director of Choral Activities

2015 Alumni Honorees
 Cheryl King '70
Outstanding Alumna Award
 Mike Horn '75
Alumni Achievement 
Miranda Christy '01
Alumni Achievement
Sally Crenshaw '67
Alumni Service Award

Phillip Roberts '05
Outstanding Young
Alumni Award
Jason Tanner '05
Outstanding Young
Alumni Award
Dr. Robert Flachskam
Gus E. Paris
Distinguished Service
Prof. Nancy Flachskam
Gus E. Paris
Distinguished Service
The Rogers Foundation and Kentucky Wesleyan College to offer
$10 million in scholarships

"We have been watching Kentucky Wesleyan, and we now know what Jim Rogers saw," said Rory Reid, President and COO of The Rogers Foundation. "Kentucky Wesleyan College is delivering an incredible education, the life skills, and the values that are keys to success. We want that for as many young Nevadans as possible."

The details of this generous investment are located here.

Read the Messenger-Inquirer article here.
Appreciative students with the Greenwell family.   Front row, left to right: Anne Greenwell, Morris Howard, Alex Velez, George and Gertrude Greenwell and Simeon Pogue. Back row, left to right: Jennifer Walker-Crawford, Bria Wright and Dylan Jeffery.
Kentucky Wesleyan Receives
$1 Million Contribution

Howard Greenwell Library & Learning Center Dedicated on Sept. 25

Kentucky Wesleyan College dedicated the Howard Greenwell Library & Learning Center on Friday, Sept. 25, in recognition of a gift of $1 million to the General Scholarship Fund by George and Gertrude Greenwell in memory of their son, Howard (1955 - 1992).

Learn more here.

Dr. Angelos Stergiou '97 Speaks to Students

Wesleyan welcomed Dr. Angelos Stergiou '97 back to campus on Sept. 10. He captivated a standing room only crowd as he shared about his life work. Dr. Stergiou is CEO & chairman of Sellas Life Sciences Group headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. Learn more about Dr. Stergiou and his accomplishments here and view a video here.

Ellie Magnuson Lecture in Science and Literature presents John Combs, Ph.D.

Learn more about Professor Emeritus John Combs here.

"Doyle, Sherlock, and Forensics"

Monday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Rogers Hall, Winchester Center
A reception will follow the presentation
Support the Panthers from Behind the Bench!  
  Make a gift of $50 or more to the Wesleyan General Scholarship Fund during the month of October to be entered to win two seats behind the team bench when the Panthers take on Louisville at the KFC YUM! Center!

Or mail to Office of Advancement, Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica St., Owensboro, KY 42301
Drawing will take place Monday, November 2!
Chamber Business After Hours at Wesleyan on Sept. 24
Welcome to the President's Circle!
President's Circle Logo
The President's Circle recognizes those who invest in Kentucky Wesleyan College at a level of $1,000 or more for the current fiscal year. Our newest members join others who have joined since June 1.

Kenneth '61 and Rhoda '61 Bell
John Kirkland
William Bowling '56
Rob and Holly Mallory
Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation
Doug '52 and Betty Jean '53 Moseley
Roy '46 and Margie Clark           
Jean Nofsinger
Martha Fitts Clark
Owensboro Health
Daviess County Pork Producers
Mark Perko '78
Ernie Davis
Wanda Prater '63
Sandra Dickinson '57
Joe Roop '56
Kenneth Foster
A.J. Smith '71
Wayne '69 and Kathy Foster
Richard Weaver
John '60 and Anita '59 Freer
Lyndal and Rebecca '83 Whitehead
Danny '67 and Marcia '67 Garland
Eleanor Whitmore
Neil Jesse '62
Michael and Barbara '88 Woodward
Doug '61 and Linda '62 Kingsley
Richard '57 and Nancy '58 Zimmerman

Honoring Our Veterans


Veterans Day Program
November 11 
12:10 p.m.
Rogers Hall

Are you a veteran or currently serving our country in the Armed Forces? Please send a photo BY OCT. 25 of yourself in uniform from the time you served with this information:

* Name
* Rank
* Branch of Service
* Military Occupational Specialty
* Where you served
 * Awards
* A brief quote (if you wish) about your service to our country

This information will be used during the service - and will be posted later on our website - as we honor members of the Wesleyan family who served or are now in service to our country.

Please send to:
Kathy Rutherman
Director of Public Relations
Public Relations
3000 Frederica St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

We hope you will join us as we honor our veterans. This will be a special time of remembrance. Hard copy photos will be returned to you. Please provide your return address. Thank you.
President Darrell Still Having Fun after Eventful First Year
Read the Messenger-Inquirer article here.
"Enjoy the captivating culture of our tropical neighbors"
Wesleyan offers travel opportunity in Cuba Feb. 27 - March 5
Learn more about this travel course, led by Dr. Ken Ayers here.
Cheer on the Panthers!

Please check these links for the details on exciting Panther athletics.

See for more information on Panther sports.
Dont Miss These
  Oct. 14
9 a.m.
College Coffee with Alumni
Jazzman's Café, Winchester Center

Oct. 19
7:30 p.m.
Ellie Magnuson Lecture in Science and Literature
Rogers Hall

Oct. 23 - 24

Looking Ahead...

Nov. 1
2 p.m.
Alfred Abel and Diane Earle
Violin/Piano Duo Recital
Tapscott Chapel

Nov. 6
Wesleyan vs. WKU
Diddle Arena
Pregame gathering at Mariah's, 5 p.m. CST
360 E. 8th Ave., Bowling Green 

Nov. 9
Wesleyan vs. U of L
KFC YUM! Center
Pregame gathering at O'Shea's Downtown,
5 p.m. EST
123 W. Main, Louisville
Please contact Kathy Rutherman,  Director of Public Relations
with comments or questions  about the Wesleyan Way e-newsletter at  or  270-852-3143.