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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

Wesleyan College delegation presents at American Cultural Center in Guangzhou, China

Wesleyan College delegation presents at American Cultural Center in Guangzhou, China

Through a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of State, a delegation of seven Wesleyan College and five Vanderbilt University faculty and staff members traveled to Guangzhou, China Friday, February 28, 2014, to present a week’s worth of lectures at the schools' American Cultural Centers at Guangzhou University and Sun Yat-sen University, respectively.  More info

Mary McDonough speaks to Class of 2014

Mary McDonough speaks to Class of 2014

“There are planned and unplanned transitions. Some you see coming and some just land in your lap as complete surprises. It’s how you choose to look at and deal with them that makes all the difference... Trust who you are as a woman. Own being female. Find the thing that excites you and gives you energy, then follow it…”  More info

The Next Big Idea

The Next Big Idea

Wesleyan students win $10,000 first place award: In April, a team of five Wesleyan College students won the College Hill Alliance’s inaugural Next Big Idea competition and the $10,000 prize that accompanies it. Their idea, a karaoke lounge with private rooms, is modeled after similar lounges in Atlanta. There are no businesses of this type in Macon.  More info

Wesleyan students place in Top Ten

Wesleyan students place in Top Ten

Wesleyan College's Department of Business & Economics is pleased and proud to announce that two teams from Wesleyan placed as Top Ten Finalists in the recent Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA - Atlanta Chapter) state wide 3rd Annual Internal Audit Case Competition, and one team went on to win first place. Almost forty teams from around the state entered their case solutions to the competition and two of Wesleyan's teams were selected to compete in person in Atlanta on November 15, 2013 as part of the top ten finals.  More info

Wesleyan Athletics Unveils New Wolves Mascot

Wesleyan Athletics Unveils New Wolves Mascot

The Wesleyan College athletics department has re-branded itself through the introduction of a new mascot, the Wesleyan College Wolves. The decision to make the change from Pioneers to Wolves came as a response to student requests for a mascot that could have a visual presence at games and on campus. Wesleyan College will remain Pioneers for the school’s many achievements in the advancement of women’s education, but on the playing fields, it will now introduce its sports programs as the Wolves.  More info

Leah McLeod named GSAC Soccer Player of the Week

Leah McLeod named GSAC Soccer Player of the Week

The Great South Athletic Conference has announced Wesleyan College's Leah McLeod as its first Soccer Player of the Week for the 2013 season for all games played through Sept. 9. The freshman forward from Gosford, NSW, Australia, has led the Wesleyan College soccer team to a 3-1 start this season, which marks the best start in school history. She has led the Pioneeers to wins over Oakwood College, Johnson University Florida, and Johnson University (TN).  More info

Frances Elizabeth Adair Class of 1928

Frances Elizabeth Adair Class of 1928

Even though she had been an English major at Wesleyan, Frances Elizabeth Adair, A.B. 1928, never intended to become a writer. An extended bout of poison ivy gave her the opportunity; a box of newspaper clippings, notes, and other family memorabilia, along with her mother’s prodding, gave her the inspiration. The result was A Little Leaven, a thinly veiled fictional account of a group of Scotch-Irish tobacco growers who moved in the 1830s from Virginia to the Salacoa Valley in Cherokee County, Georgia  More info

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