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.

 

 

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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 OUR FACULTY

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

HEADING


 

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)

 

Noon

Volleyball vs. Ursuline

SENIOR DAY

 

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 www.kwcpanthers.com for more information on Panther Sports.

   

 

Don't miss these

GREAT DATES

 

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

TBA 

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