Kentucky Wesleyan College
A Newsletter for Our Alumni and Community // November 2014

The Wesleyan Way


We succeed with honor.


We support one another.


We compete with integrity. 


We love one another.


Learn more about The Wesleyan Way with President Darrell here.




Enjoy the Kentucky Wesleyan Singers here.

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Wesleyan Receives Grant of Over $2 Million
for Center for Engaged Learning
Dr. Paula Dehn

After competing with colleges and universities across the nation, Kentucky Wesleyan has been awarded a $2,187,127 grant by the U.S. Department of Education in support of its Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL), including technology to support the center's operation. The new learning center will open in the fall of 2015.


Dr. Paula Dehn, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college, said the program will help students development leaderships skills through expanding service learning. "The program will emphasize active involvement in learning through work on real issues in the community," said Dehn. Wesleyan students served more than 19,000 members of the community, and provided more than 16,000 hours of service last year.


"The grant provides an even greater opportunity for our students to experience higher level service learning, which is a key to accelerated success following graduation" remarked President Darrell.


CETL staff will provide leadership and support for a wide range of high-impact practices, such as undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activities, problem/inquiry-based learning, collaborative/cooperative learning and international programs.


Poet Angie Estes, Pulitzer Prize Finalist, to Speak
 on Nov. 20
Pulitzer Prize

Poet Angie Estes

Angie Estes is the author of five books and was one of two finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for "Tryst." She has earned numerous awards for her work and is on the faculty at Ashland University. Estes frequently gives poetry readings and lectures on the relationship between poetry and the

visual arts.


The public is invited to attend these events with Angie Estes:


Thursday, Nov. 20


Poetry Workshop Q & A Session at 4 p.m. in Room 306, Barnard Jones Administration Building


Poetry Reading at 6 p.m. in Tapscott Chapel



Congratulations to Dr. Diane Earle, Professor of Music and Artist in Residence, who will be the Grand Marshal for the Owensboro/Daviess County Christmas Parade on Saturday, Nov. 22.


Congratulations to Dr. Suzanne Rose, Associate Professor English, who was honored by the Owensboro Human Relations Commission with the Humanitarian Award in October.


Great Midwest Valley Conference Men's and Women's
Cross Country Conference Championships
Yellow Creek Park
Saturday, Nov. 8
Nine Teams from Four States



Kentucky Wesleyan Cross Country Coach Tony Rowe


"We invite the community to join us to cheer the Panthers on

at Yellow Creek Park."


10 a.m. National Anthem performed by a quartet of Wesleyan cross county student-athletes

10:30 a.m. Women's 6000 meter

11 a.m. Men's 8000 meter

12:30 p.m. Awards



Cheer for the Panthers!

Athletics Events at Home


Friday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Brescia


Saturday, Nov. 8

10 a.m.

Men's and Women's

Cross Country

Conference Championships

(See details above)



Volleyball vs. Ursuline



1 p.m.

Football vs. Virginia-Lynchburg


Monday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Men's Basketball

Purple and White Scrimmage

Bring a canned good or $5 to

   benefit the Daniel Pitino Shelter


 Friday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

Women's Basketball vs. Asbury


Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Women's Basketball vs. USI


Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Men's Basketball vs. Northwood


Tuesday, Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Men's Basketball vs. Lane


Wednesday, Nov. 26, 6 p.m.

Women's Basketball vs. Berea


Friday, Nov. 28, 3:15 p.m.

Holiday Tournament

Men's Basketball vs. Grand Valley State


 Saturday, Nov. 29, 1 p.m. or 3:15 p.m.

Holiday Tournament

Men's Basketball vs. North Alabama or Truman State


Sunday, Nov. 30, 1 p.m.

Women's Basketball vs. St. Joseph's


See for more information on Panther Sports.



Don't miss these



Through Wednesday, Nov. 24

Owensboro Photography Club Juried Exhibition

Ralph Center Art Gallery

M-F from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Sunday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m.

Recital with Alfred Abel/Violinist and Diane Earle/Pianist

Tapscott Chapel


Saturday, Nov. 15,

8:30 a.m.

Open House

Call 270-852-3120


Saturday, Nov. 22

2:30 p.m.

Senior Voice Recital

Kenneth Basham

Diane Earle, Accompanist

Tapscott Chapel


Thursday, Nov. 20,

6 p.m.

Poetry Reading with

Angie Estes

(See details above)


Sunday, Nov. 23

Wind Ensemble Concert


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