Year at Wesleyan

A Year at Wesleyan 

A selection of favorite images from each week in our Campus News blog series a "Week of Wesleyan" for the academic school year at Wesleyan. View entire series on our Wesleyan Flickr account.




Students move in before school year starts.

August 10-17 | Our new students and their families busy getting their dorm rooms set up. 

Students hold up Wesleyan keychain.

August 27-31 | Students had the opportunity to create a custom keychain at Willet Library's open house.  


Students study in the Quad outside.

September 4-7 | The Academic Resource Center hosted Squad on the Quad this week.

Speaker in art class.

September 10-14 | Art Speaker at Wesleyan.

Soccer team huddles during game.

September 17-21 |  Wesleyan's soccer team huddles before their first home game against Mississippi University for Women. 

Students flex in the MAC.

September 24-28| National Women's Fitness Day at Mathews Athletic Center! 


Student in dining hall.

October 1-5 | Metz Culinary is ready for fall. 

Students sing during Pup Night.

October 15-19 | Students enjoyed a special Inauguration Week pub night with karaoke.

Looking down on chairs in Chapel.

October 22-26 | Students gathered in Pierce Chapel to hear Dr. Shehnaz Haqqani on "Continuity and Change in Islam: Gender, Feminism, and Muslim Women."

Two students dressed for Halloween.

October 29 - November 2| Students dressed up for Halloween in the dining hall.


Fountain with rain on leaf.

November 5-9 | Fountain on a rainy day.

Student singing on stage.

November 12-16 | The fall music student recital took place on Monday evening in Porter Auditorium.

Gingko tree in front of building on campus

November 26-30 | Yellow is the perfect complementary color to purple. 


Professors walking outside.

December 3-7 | Professors sharing ideas while walking across campus. 

Equestrian fenc eline during fall season.

December 10-14 | Wesleyan has many trails including one that wraps around Foster Lake and follows the pastures of the Nancy Ellis Knox Equestrian Center.

Mini Christmas Tree.

December 17-21, 2018 | Signs of the season are all around Wesleyan. 


Basketball game

January 7-11 | Wesleyan's basketball team faced Agnes Scott in Porter Gym to mark the first home game of the spring semester. 

Dennis Applebee gallery show.

January 14-18| Art professor Dennis Applebee's newest works went on display this week in McCrary Gallery. His exhibition titled Permutations will be on display through February 22. 

Student sign walls in Library.

January 21-25 | Students, faculty, and staff were given the chance to sign the sheetrock this week during the renovation of the second floor of Willet Memorial Library. 

Students on STEAM night at Stratford.

January 28 - February 1 | Wesleyan students participated in Stratford Academy's STEAM night. 


Student resting outside dorm.

February 4-8 | Student taking a break between classes. 

Students perform during STUNT.

February 11-15| Students perform for STUNT.

Softball dugout with bats and players.

February 18-22 | Wesleyan Softball takes on Fort Valley State in a double-header Friday afternoon at home. 

Art History major stands in front of painting in Wesleyan collection.

February 25 - March 1 | Olivia Skiba '21 is an art history major currently working on a set of videos titled Connecting to Wesleyan's Collection that gives viewers a glimpse inside Wesleyan's art collection. 


Art Gallery opening.

Students and community members gathered for the opening reception of Wesleyan resident artist Michel Levine's exhibition titled Green Screen. During his artist residency at Wesleyan, Levine continued his ongoing exploration of using everyday experiences as a departure point for invented and abstracted narratives. Using monoprint and relief printmaking techniques, Levine developed his imagery and ideas through intuition, combining personal narrative with formal considerations of light, space, color, and shape. 

Students outside with binoculars bird watching.

Bird watching on the Quad with Biology Professor Dr. Ferrari. 

Parade of student.

Women's studies students hosted a parade around the Quad this week to celebrate Women's History Month. This program is committed to cultivating well-rounded, passionate women who are responsible leaders in their local, national, and global communities. In order to accomplish this, students have many opportunities to raise awareness, educate, and empower through advocacy and activism events in their classes, on the campus, and in their communities.

Music Concert in Porter.

The community gathered in Porter Auditorium on Thursday night to enjoy an evening of old sweet songs featuring Georgia music from the Middle Georgia Concert Band.


Seniors toast at Bradley House.

April 1-5 | The Class of 2019 shared a toast at Bradley House with President Fowler to celebrate their upcoming graduation. 

Janisse Ray with students outside.

April 8-12 | Campbell-Stripling Writer in-Residence and award winning Georgia author, Janisse Ray spent a week at Wesleyan. While visiting she worked with various students and classes, conducted a community writing workshop, and performed a special reading for the Concert in the Arb event. Her visit was sponsored by the Campbell-Stripling endowment, the Arboretum Committee, and the English Department.

Model UN Students hold signs.

April 22-26 | Wesleyan students participated in a Model Diplomacy US Foreign Policy Simulation. The class role played members of the National Security Council and foreign ambassadors in develop a response to the ongoing crisis in Venezuela.

Students relax and pet visiting animals for a study break.

April 29 - May 3 | Students and faculty enjoyed snuggling with cute baby animals as a stress reliever in preparation for finals. 


Students in robes walking from marker ceremony.

Graduating seniors process in regalia from the Old Wesleyan campus site on College Street to Mulberry Street United Methodist Church for Baccalaureate Ceremonies.

Group photo of students in robes.

Students waiting in line before the Baccalaureate Service.

Graduate with professors after ceremony.

Student after graduation with a few of her favorite Wesleyan professors.

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