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Jill Amos '87 named director of The Lane Center

Jill Amos '87 named director of The Lane Center

Ms. Jill Amos ’87 has been named director for The Lane Center for Service and Leadership (formerly the Lane Center for Community Engagement and Service). A 1987 graduate of Wesleyan College with majors in psychology, social services, and religious studies, Ms. Amos has spent most of her professional career serving children, youth, and families through foster care initiatives in Georgia and throughout the United States. She brings to her new role a love for Wesleyan, a strong professional background, enthusiasm for the position, and a desire to connect with students and community agencies to implement the programs of the Lane Center. Jill began her work at in mid-October in the Lane Center's new location on the ground floor of the Olive Swann Porter Building.   More info

Women As Sustainability Agents

Women As Sustainability Agents

Rita Alison will speak about sustainability Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11:15, Taylor Aphitheatre Rita has worked with Aramark for 12 years as National Senior Manager for Environmental Sustainability. From a small town girl in rural Pennsylvania to supporting hundreds of Aramark accounts throughout the country, she will share her story, successes, and challenges along the way as well as the stories of her female colleagues supporting sustainable change.   More info

The Georgia Urban Forest Council Awards Wesleyan College

The Georgia Urban Forest Council Awards Wesleyan College

The Wesleyan College Arboretum received the Outstanding Greenspace Award for its work since 2010 on the 104-acre site for ecological restoration; invasive plant species removal; plantings; trail, bench, and bridge-building; and making an educational opportunity available for both students and the community.   More info

Steeple on Pierce Chapel to be Set in Place August 27

Steeple on Pierce Chapel to be Set in Place August 27

On Wednesday, August 27, the majestic steeple specially designed by Cole and Cole Architects, Inc. of Montgomery, Alabama for Wesleyan College’s new Pierce Chapel, will be set into place by Sheridan Construction Company. Beginning at 11:30 am Wednesday, Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff will gather to sign a metal insert that will be installed in the steeple, thus preserving the significance of the day for future generations.   More info

Wesleyan names new vice president

Wesleyan names new vice president

Andrea Williford has been named Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Wesleyan College, effective August 1, 2014. She has served as Wesleyan’s director of annual giving since 2011. Williford will focus her knowledge and leadership skills on fulfilling the College’s development needs and fundraising goals, and provide leadership and strategic direction for the offices of development, alumnae affairs, and communications.   More info

Wesleyan College one of only 100 nursing schools nationwide selected to receive funding for White Coat Ceremonies

Wesleyan College one of only 100 nursing schools nationwide selected to receive funding for White Coat Ceremonies

Wesleyan College is one of only three schools in Georgia selected to participate this pilot year. Wesleyan’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSN) will welcome thirty women into the school’s second cohort of nursing students during a White Coat Ceremony Friday, August 22, 2014 at 3PM in Oval Hall. The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing provided the gift of the Humanism Lapel for each entering nursing student.  More info

Mathews Athletic Center Fitness Instructors

Mathews Athletic Center Fitness Instructors

Dedicated to providing a high level of fitness instruction, the teachers at Mathews Fitness Center are committed to the demands of a healthy lifestyle. All experts in their field, each has multiple years of experience in the fitness industry.  More info

Confucius Institute at Wesleyan College

Confucius Institute at Wesleyan College

For more than a century, Wesleyan has enjoyed a special relationship with China and its people. During that time, the College has encouraged her students – both American or foreign born – to embrace the benefits of international travel and intercultural exchange. Our contention is that learning about other cultures is one of the best ways for a student to understand and to think critically and creatively about her own.   More info

Wesleyan's amazing facilities team

Wesleyan's amazing facilities team

Wesleyan’s facilities staff takes care of the basic needs of the college’s building and grounds, while contractors are engaged for specialties such as dining and custodial services, roofing, heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and other trades. This combination of outsource experts and Wesleyan’s skilled facilities team provides a safe, efficient, and attractive environment for students and makes Wesleyan a valued neighbor in the community.   More info

Reviving a Wesleyan Tradition

Reviving a Wesleyan Tradition

President Knox envisions the day as an opportunity to educate our students on the importance of philanthropy in the life of the College. “For students who may not even realize that Wesleyan is a non-profit institution, the event could be a real eye-opener. For example, some students may be unaware that tuition covers only slightly more than half the cost of a Wesleyan education  More info

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