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Steeple on Pierce Chapel to be Set in Place August 27

Steeple on Pierce Chapel to be Set in Place August 27

On Wednesday, August 27, the majestic steeple specially designed by Cole and Cole Architects, Inc. of Montgomery, Alabama for Wesleyan College’s new Pierce Chapel, will be set into place by Sheridan Construction Company. Beginning at 11:30 am Wednesday, Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff will gather to sign a metal insert that will be installed in the steeple, thus preserving the significance of the day for future generations.   More info

Wesleyan names new vice president

Wesleyan names new vice president

Andrea Williford has been named Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Wesleyan College, effective August 1, 2014. She has served as Wesleyan’s director of annual giving since 2011. Williford will focus her knowledge and leadership skills on fulfilling the College’s development needs and fundraising goals, and provide leadership and strategic direction for the offices of development, alumnae affairs, and communications.   More info

Wesleyan College one of only 100 nursing schools nationwide selected to receive funding for White Coat Ceremonies

Wesleyan College one of only 100 nursing schools nationwide selected to receive funding for White Coat Ceremonies

Wesleyan College is one of only three schools in Georgia selected to participate this pilot year. Wesleyan’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSN) will welcome thirty women into the school’s second cohort of nursing students during a White Coat Ceremony Friday, August 22, 2014 at 3PM in Oval Hall. The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing provided the gift of the Humanism Lapel for each entering nursing student.  More info

Mathews Athletic Center Fitness Instructors

Mathews Athletic Center Fitness Instructors

Dedicated to providing a high level of fitness instruction, the teachers at Mathews Fitness Center are committed to the demands of a healthy lifestyle. All experts in their field, each has multiple years of experience in the fitness industry.  More info

Confucius Institute at Wesleyan College

Confucius Institute at Wesleyan College

For more than a century, Wesleyan has enjoyed a special relationship with China and its people. During that time, the College has encouraged her students – both American or foreign born – to embrace the benefits of international travel and intercultural exchange. Our contention is that learning about other cultures is one of the best ways for a student to understand and to think critically and creatively about her own.   More info

Wesleyan's amazing facilities team

Wesleyan's amazing facilities team

Wesleyan’s facilities staff takes care of the basic needs of the college’s building and grounds, while contractors are engaged for specialties such as dining and custodial services, roofing, heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and other trades. This combination of outsource experts and Wesleyan’s skilled facilities team provides a safe, efficient, and attractive environment for students and makes Wesleyan a valued neighbor in the community.   More info

Reviving a Wesleyan Tradition

Reviving a Wesleyan Tradition

President Knox envisions the day as an opportunity to educate our students on the importance of philanthropy in the life of the College. “For students who may not even realize that Wesleyan is a non-profit institution, the event could be a real eye-opener. For example, some students may be unaware that tuition covers only slightly more than half the cost of a Wesleyan education  More info

Elizabeth Harrell '16 Honored with Scholarship for Leadership

Elizabeth Harrell '16 Honored with Scholarship for Leadership

Each year the Wesleyan College Alumnae Association awards a scholarship for leadership to a rising junior who is selected for her outstanding leadership qualities and the good academic standing she has shown during her first two years at the College. This year the recipient is Elizabeth Harrell, Class of 2016. Elizabeth has taken an active role as a campus leader and shares her love of serving others. She became involved with the Wesleyan Disciples program in her first year  More info

2014 Woman of Success and Woman of the Year

2014 Woman of Success and Woman of the Year

In April, Wesleyan College student Ashlee Day (left) was honored as Wesleyan Woman of Success, an award given annually to a graduating senior who stands out in extracurricular activities, community service, and academics. Graduating Senior Paula Lockhart (right) received the highest student nominated honor, Wesleyan Woman of the Year, for her leadership, loyalty to the College, and friendship to others.  More info

Honors Day 2014

Honors Day 2014

On Honors Day April 17th, Wesleyan College presented awards to students, faculty, and staff for the academic year 2013 - 2014. Honorees included: Dr. Karen Huber, Associate Professor of History, Vulcan Materials Company Teaching Excellence Award; Deidra Donmoyer, Associate Professor of Communication, Ann Munck Award for Excellence in Teaching; Brock Bingaman, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, SGA Professor of the Year award...  More info

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