Kansas Wesleyan Honors Its Fall Graduates With a Special Evening.
On Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, Kansas Wesleyan University held a graduation ceremony and reception for its fall graduates in the Hauptli Student Center inside the Student Activities Center. Graduates and their family members attended the special evening event, hosted by President and CEO Matt Thompson, Ph.D., and Dr. Nancy H. Cummings, Provost.
Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society announced on Dec. 2, 2014, from its headquarters in Searcy, AR, that forty-seven Alpha Chi chapters earned the society’s Star Chapter designation for the 2013-14 school year. Kansas Wesleyan University’s Kansas Delta chapter is the only Alpha Chi chapter in the state of Kansas to receive this honor.
Sodexo's Chef Craig, master of the kitchen at Kansas Wesleyan University, has begun offering cooking classes free of charge to members of the campus community. Sign-up sheets for these free cooking lessons are available on a table inside Shriwise Dining Hall (known to the students simply as "the Caf"). Sign-ups are limited to four or five persons per session, with three session times offered per cooking lesson day.
Dr. Debra Logan, division chair and department director of Nursing Education at Kansas Wesleyan University, and her nursing faculty has launched KWU's first Nursing Student Success Boot Camp. The purpose of the two-day training event, Monday, Nov. 10 and Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, is to prepare KWU seniors to pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN® exam). This exam has one purpose: to determine if it's safe for a nursing student to begin practice as an entry-level nurse.
At its semi-annual meeting held in KWU's Student Activity Center on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, the Kansas Wesleyan University Foundation welcomed and affirmed three new members to the Board, re-elected one board member for another term, and selected its 2014-15 Board officers.
In a special ceremony in Topeka, KS, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) honored 18 selected faculty members, one from each of the 18 KICA member schools. Among the honorees at the first annual KICA Faculty of Distinction Awards was Kansas Wesleyan University’s Dr. Mike Russell, associate professor of History and chair of both the Department of History and the Division of Humanities.