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Sodexo at KWU Recognized for Health and Wellness

Kansas Wesleyan University is proud that, for the second year, its dining services have received the Gold Standard under Sodexo’s Mindful Certification Program. The certification recognizes health and wellness initiatives at Sodexo-operated dining venues.

Debate, Forensics Places Third Overall

The Coyote Forensic and Debate Squad traveled to the Cameron University on Dec. 1–3 to take on 20 other universities and colleges at the annual Cameron University Christmas Classic Swing Tournament.  Southwest Baptist was the big winner in the School Overall Sweepstakes, with TCU placing second and Kansas Wesleyan placing third.

Kansas Wesleyan Faculty, Staff to Speak at Alumni Lunch

The Salina Chapter of the Kansas Wesleyan University Alumni Association will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, on Brown Mezzanine in the Student Activities Center.

The meeting will include lunch and a panel of speakers discussing recruitment at KWU. Guest will be Barbara Marshall, associate professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts; Fred Aubuchon, head volleyball coach; and Esteban Paredes, director of Admissions.

Band, Orchestra Students to Present Concert

Kansas Wesleyan’s Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Sams Chapel, Pioneer Hall. 

Christmas Tradition

Heralded as one of the longest-running traditions at Kansas Wesleyan University, Christmas By Candlelight showcases the vocal and instrumental talents of KWU and local high school students in a magical and spiritual performance celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Join the Kansas Wesleyan and the Salina community to begin the Christmas season with a night of joyful song, magic and wonder in our presentation of "This Little Light of Mine."

STEM Visit Day to Preview College Experience

Kansas Wesleyan University is offering an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math to learn more about what to expect in college. STEM Visit Day will be from 9 a.m.­–4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1.

Kansas Wesleyan Gives Vintage ‘Spy Camera’ to Kansas Aviation Museum

On Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, Dr. David S. Silverman, associate professor of Communication Studies at Kansas Wesleyan University, delivered a 1950s vintage aerial reconnaissance camera to David Moreno, archivist at the Kansas Aviation Museum in Wichita.

Building Blocks

A summer job at Legoland turned this KWU student’s expectations upside down. Lindsay Maryon, sophomore in Criminal Justice, spent two months responding to distress calls, checking bags and helping lost kids find their parents, way more concerns than she expected to address as a security guard at an amusement park.

A California native, Maryon landed the job thanks to a family friend who works at Legoland. The amusement park in Carlsbad, Calif., features live shows, rides and Lego building workshops for families.

New Trustee, Trustee Emeritus Approved by Board

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Sixteen Students Inducted in Alpha Chi

On Sunday, Nov. 5, the Kansas Delta chapter of Alpha Chi welcomed 16 new members. The academic honor society is open to the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors, representing all academic disciplines.

The following students were inducted: