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Service Minded Teachers

Service Minded Teachers

Nine Wesleyan graduates serve in teaching and administrative positions at Georgia Academy for the Blind in Macon. Five of GAB’s current teachers are graduates of Wesleyan’s department of early childhood education. Several of these alumnae attended Wesleyan as non-traditional students and some turned to special education as a second career.   More info

Constructing the Hurdle Bench

Constructing the Hurdle Bench

For more than four months, nine 3-D sculpture students worked to design and create more than 500 pieces that when assembled became the Hurdle Memorial Bench.  More info

Ellington awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to teach at Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Ellington awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to teach at Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Dr. Tom Ellington, associate professor of political science at Wesleyan, was awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to teach at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea, during spring semester 2014.  More info

Chenny Gan '02: 40 Under 40

Chenny Gan '02: 40 Under 40

Congratulations Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Chenny Gan '02 for being voted a “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire” by NerdScholar.  More info

From Here to Career

From Here to Career

In a time when many liberal arts colleges face pressure to demonstrate that they adequately prepare students for the job market, Wesleyan College, a liberal arts college for women in Macon, Georgia, has chosen to focus its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) on the career/professional components of student learning.   More info

Carnegie Foundation selects Wesleyan College for 2015 Community Engagement classification

Carnegie Foundation selects Wesleyan College for 2015 Community Engagement classification

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Wesleyan College as one of 240 U.S. colleges and universities to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification. Wesleyan is one of ten Georgia schools and among only six women’s colleges nationwide to receive the classification since 2006. Wesleyan President Ruth A. Knox said, “Community service and engagement are at the heart of the mission of Wesleyan College. We are honored to be recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for our commitment and activity."  More info

Wesleyan’s Christy Henry named Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate

Wesleyan’s Christy Henry named Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate

Christy Henry, assistant dean of academic resources at Wesleyan College, has been named an Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Christy is one of only two recipients nationally for colleges with fewer than 2000 students. Each year, presidents of American higher education institutions are invited to nominate one educator on their campus who is doing exceptional work in the areas of student learning, development, and success and who is involved in high-impact practices for first-year student success.  More info

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

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

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