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Dual Degree Program with Guangzhou University

Dual Degree Program with Guangzhou University

Wesleyan President Ruth Knox and Guangzhou University President Zou Cairong signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a dual degree program between the two institutions. While Wesleyan has similar agreements with Georgia Tech, Auburn University, and Mercer University, this is the first dual degree liberal arts program for women at Guangzhou University and, according to Guangzhou officials, the first in China.   More info

An education without borders

An education without borders

Wesleyan maintains cooperative agreements through the Institute for the International Education of Students, the American Institute for Foreign Study, and the Council for International Educational Exchange, which provide access to a wide range of institutionally approved international colleges and universities in more than forty countries including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Japan, China, Australia, Austria, and Argentina. In addition, Wesleyan College has direct exchange agreements with various schools in Northern Ireland and in Asia:   More info

Rotary Scholar Keshika Marambe

Rotary Scholar Keshika Marambe

Keshika earned her way to Wesleyan via the Georgia Rotary Student Program Scholarship (GRSP). Each year Rotarians in Georgia award approximately eighty GRSP scholarships for one year of study at Georgia colleges and universities to international students who are recommended by a Rotary Club in their home country. In Macon, the scholarship is alternated year-to-year between Wesleyan and Mercer University.  More info

International Exchange Program provides for global community leadership

International Exchange Program provides for global community leadership

Hoa learned about the direct exchange study agreement Wesleyan has with the University of Ulster at Coleraine in Northern Ireland and immediately set a goal to have a study abroad experience her junior year. In December 2014, this English and international relations double major with a minor in finance completed her fall semester exams, bid a temporary farewell to Wesleyan, and headed straight for Paris for a vacation of exploration before beginning university classes in Ireland.   More info

Anna Grace Saxton, Fresh Face 2014

Anna Grace Saxton, Fresh Face 2014

Representing the Class of 2018 as this year’s Fresh Face is Anna Grace Saxton of Macon, Georgia. She is also the recipient of Wesleyan’s first John Huland Carmical Scholarship. “Being the first recipient of the Carmical Scholarship was a wonderfully unexpected honor. I simply could not have enrolled without this scholarship assistance. I love being a Wesleyanne! I am so thankful to the John Huland Carmical Foundation for making my dream a reality.”   More info

White Coat Ceremony 2014

White Coat Ceremony 2014

Thirty students were welcomed into Wesleyan College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program during a White Coat ceremony on August 22, 2014. Each student received a white lab coat, a nursing bag, and, thanks to the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the gift of the Humanism Lapel Pin. Wesleyan is one of only 100 schools of nursing nationwide, and only three schools in Georgia, selected to receive funding to pilot White Coat Ceremonies.   More info

International Confucius Institute Day

International Confucius Institute Day

On September 27, 2014, the Confucius Institute at Wesleyan College (CIWC) joined schools around the world in celebrating Chinese culture by hosting an International Confucius Institute Day festival on campus. “This is the 10th anniversary of Confucius Institutes worldwide. There are more than 450 in the world and about 100 in the United States, and every Confucius Institute held a celebration on Saturday,” said Emily Jarvis, assistant to the president and program coordinator for the CIWC.  More info

Wesleyan Disciples Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Wesleyan Disciples Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

In the summer of 2004, Reverend Bill Hurdle had an idea, and it was a good idea! “Let’s create a group of students called Wesleyan Disciples,” he said to President Ruth Knox and Dean Patty Gibbs. “Let’s make it an inclusive, diverse group of Christians and ask them to make a commitment to faith and service. Let’s give them a modest stipend and, in exchange, ask them to provide leadership for Sunday chapel services and Bible study.”   More info

Reflections from a Working Spring Break

Reflections from a Working Spring Break

Working with the Alumnae Office, Dr. Boettger-Tong matched five SPARC scholars with young Wesleyan alumnae mentors based on their common professional interests. For nearly a week these students shadowed their alumnae mentors in order to gain experience and an understanding of the career or post-educational paths they hope to pursue.  More info

A life changing opportunity

A life changing opportunity

As a student at Wesleyan, Gay had interned twenty hours a week in the Emergency Room at Macon’s Coliseum Medical Center. She had planned to pursue a career in plastic surgery, but the internship coupled with her rotations in medical school led her down a different path.   More info

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