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Nationally-Ranked Football Opens Season at Home Saturday

Myers Hendrickson has waited and worked his entire life for this moment – his first game as a college head football coach. Normal jitters and angst aside, he's eager to see how far his Kansas Wesleyan team has come since he replaced Matt Drinkall as the Coyotes' head coach in...

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Salina Purple Friday to Relaunch August 30

Salina Purple Friday relaunches August 30! Friday is the 15th annual national College Colors Day, an event designed to encourage college supporters throughout the country to wear the colors of the school they support. Make sure to wear purple! The Salina community has rallied...

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KWU Nursing Program Receives Mabee Foundation Grant

Kansas Wesleyan University has received a $750,000 challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward renovation of the new $4.5 million Nursing Education Center.  The funding from the Mabee Foundation will be awarded to the university as a challenge grant requiring the...

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KWU Signs Comprehensive Health Care Agreement with SRHC

Salina, Kan. – More than 700 students will return to the Kansas Wesleyan University campus in August with their health and well-being in the capable hands of the extensive healthcare providers at Salina Regional Health Center. The university has announced that SRHC is the...

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KWU Announces New Trustees and Foundation Board Members

(Pictured above: Michael Gonzales, Marilyn Kirk, William McCreary, Ph.D., Steve Michel) Four new members were recently elected to serve three-year terms on the Kansas Wesleyan Board of Trustees: Michael P. Gonzales, Marilyn K. Kirk, Steven B. Michel and Dr. William McCreary....

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Vanier Family Invests $1M in Nursing Program

On the heels of a $1 million donation from the Salina Regional Health Center, Kansas Wesleyan announced today that the Jack and Donna Vanier family is providing its own $1 million gift to help create a new, state-of-the-art Nursing Education Center. The building, located at 135 E....

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Nursing Program Receives $1M From Salina Regional

Salina Regional Health Center’s Board of Trustees has a vision for the future of nursing education, and Kansas Wesleyan is the focal point.  The hospital Board of Trustees announced this week that it will donate a total of $1 million to KWU to secure that future in the form of $600...

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Graduation and End of the year message from President and CEO Matt Thompson

On May 11, Kansas Wesleyan University graduated 148 students – 124 undergraduates and 24 who earned their Master’s in Business Administration. That graduating class represented students from 19 different states and 5 countries. Click this link to see an end of the year message from...

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KWU Grad named as new county Emergency Management Director

Saline County has hired a new emergency management director. Michelle Barkley ‘18 will take over the position. Barkley graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University with a degree in Emergency Management and minors in Criminal Justice and Unmanned Aircraft Systems.  She worked with the...

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DECA Winners

Six Kansas Wesleyan University business students had top-10 finishes in national collegiate academic competition two weeks ago in Florida. Competing at the Distributive Education Clubs of America national competition at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando,...

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