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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

Lindsay Mayron at Legoland where she worked as a security guard

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

John ReddingRandy St. Clair

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: 

Artist to Exhibit Pop Art-Inspired Work

“Red Stripe,” an exhibit by William Counter, will be featured in The Gallery at Sams Hall of Fine Arts at Kansas Wesleyan University, beginning Nov. 13 through Dec. 15. A reception for the artist will be from 5–7 p.m. Dec. 1. Counter will discuss his work. Drinks and snacks will be provided. 

Students Honor Late Coach

The KWU Promotional Strategy class has created a fundraiser to help honor the late KWU golf coach, Randy Bemiss. Raffles for Randy started the first week of November and will go on until the KWU vs. Bethany basketball game on Nov. 18.