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Women in Music

One hundred years after the U.S. Constitution was amended, Kansas Wesleyan University Director of Bands Carl Rowles wants to celebrate.

The assistant professor of music has embarked on an ambitious project to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Suffragette movement that gave women in America the right to vote, also known as the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

Tree Campus USA

Lincoln, Neb. – Kansas Wesleyan University was honored this week with the 2018 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Student Success

Kansas Wesleyan University is proud to announce the students named to the Dean's and President's honor rolls for the Spring 2019 semester.

Full-time students with a semester grade point average of at least 3.75 and no incompletes are listed on the President's Honor Roll at the end of each semester. Congratulations to the following students who were named to the list in Spring 2019:

Nursing Accredited

The Kansas Wesleyan University Nursing Program is fully accredited once again.

STEM Winners

Two Kansas high school students competitively earned renewable scholarships up to $20,000 to Kansas Wesleyan University in the STEM Vanier Scholarship Competition by showing their expertise in science, technology, engineering or math.

Regan Rhodes from Mullinville, Kan., did a project that explored the world of ecospheric studies in national parks that she had experienced across the United States. She attends Greensburg High School and intends to major in ecospheric studies and community resilience, and participate in cross country. She is the daughter of Pamela and Tony Rhodes.

Debate & Forensics Brings Home 4 National Championships

Twenty Christian colleges and universities from across the nation gathered at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, CA, on March 8–10 to celebrate their Christian heritage and compete in a national debate and individual event competition. Kansas Wesleyan University brought home four national championships from the three-day National Christian College Forensics Invitational (NCCFI).

Eisenhower Scholars Selected

Three high school seniors will receive Kansas Wesleyan University’s highest academic award, the Eisenhower Scholarship. Amber Schreiber, of Las Vegas, NV; Nolan Jones, of Plainville, KS; and Noah Eichelberger, of Moundridge, KS, were selected based on the Eisenhower Scholars Competition held on Jan. 27.

KWU DECA Dominates Competition

In its first year, Kansas Wesleyan’s DECA team has demonstrated strong business acumen during competition at Fort Hays State University. All KWU students placed either first or second in their categories.

Smoky Hills Honor Band Students to Perform

The 19th annual Smoky Hills High School Honor Band Concert will take place on at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in Sams Chapel, Pioneer Hall. Area honor band students will spend the day in masterclasses and rehearsals with KWU faculty and students. Then the students will perform as the featured ensemble in a concert with the KWU Wind Ensemble and conducted by Dr. Carl Rowles, KWU director of bands.

Study of Memes Earns Notice

Senior Dakota Yates' qualitative research paper was selected by the Southern States Communication Association for publication and presentation at their annual convention April 6 and 7 in Nashville, TN. The paper, titled “Political Memes and Cultural Division: How the Usage of Metaphor Shapes the Political Other,” addresses how memes, during the 2016 election, reflect the growing divide between people and political groups in the U.S. The paper was a part of Yates’ capstone class in Communications.

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