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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

Wesleyan named to 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Wesleyan named to 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Wesleyan College has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the ninth consecutive year. The highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement, the Honor Roll recognizes institutions of higher education that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of effective practices in campus community partnerships.   More info

Jill Amos '87 named director of The Lane Center

Jill Amos '87 named director of The Lane Center

Ms. Jill Amos ’87 has been named director for The Lane Center for Service and Leadership (formerly the Lane Center for Community Engagement and Service). A 1987 graduate of Wesleyan College with majors in psychology, social services, and religious studies, Ms. Amos has spent most of her professional career serving children, youth, and families through foster care initiatives in Georgia and throughout the United States. She brings to her new role a love for Wesleyan, a strong professional background, enthusiasm for the position, and a desire to connect with students and community agencies to implement the programs of the Lane Center. Jill began her work at in mid-October in the Lane Center's new location on the ground floor of the Olive Swann Porter Building.   More info

Women As Sustainability Agents

Women As Sustainability Agents

Rita Alison will speak about sustainability Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11:15, Taylor Aphitheatre Rita has worked with Aramark for 12 years as National Senior Manager for Environmental Sustainability. From a small town girl in rural Pennsylvania to supporting hundreds of Aramark accounts throughout the country, she will share her story, successes, and challenges along the way as well as the stories of her female colleagues supporting sustainable change.   More info

The Georgia Urban Forest Council Awards Wesleyan College

The Georgia Urban Forest Council Awards Wesleyan College

The Wesleyan College Arboretum received the Outstanding Greenspace Award for its work since 2010 on the 104-acre site for ecological restoration; invasive plant species removal; plantings; trail, bench, and bridge-building; and making an educational opportunity available for both students and the community.   More info

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