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Wesleyan Chamber Singers members (from left) Alan Whetsel, Calvin Johnson, Alexander Lopez and Julian Rodriguez perform Wesleyan's Alma Mater at Tuesday's convocation ceremony. 

Photo by Shaydi Paramore.
23 Aug 2016

Slabach focuses on kindness at convocation ceremony

As a hymn rang through Nicholas Martin Hall, members of the Texas Wesleyan family gathered Tuesday afternoon for the opening convocation ceremony for the university’s 126th academic year. Students, staff, board members and faculty members gathered to celebrate the start of a new semester, and to listen to speech from

Returning dancers Taylor Tyler (second from left) and Arlyssa Moaning (third from left) pictured with last semester's dance team after performing at the last home men's basketball game.

Photo courtesy of Taylor Tyler.
23 Aug 2016

Wesleyan dance gets a makeover 

Texas Wesleyan University’s dance team begins a new chapter that coincides with the return of football.  Head cheer coach Carolyn Ikens used to coach both cheer and dance, but new head dance coach Emily Snow will focus exclusively on dance.  “Carolyn has struggled to make it successful, as she had been focused

Kate Wiant, pictured left, was memorialized Thursday afternoon.
19 Aug 2016

Continuing to remember Kate Wiant

According to Library Services and Assessment Manager Sheri Parker, Wiant was very artistic. “She hand drew an adult coloring book that we passed out at the President’s Picnic last year,” Parker said. “It was very intricate and detailed. She was really good.” Follow the links below to download and print pages of

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Dr. Gladys Childs gives the invocation at Thursday's memorial service for Kate Wiant.
18 Aug 2016

Memorial service held for reference librarian Kate Wiant

Students, faculty, and community members gathered on Thursday to mourn the loss of and celebrate the life of Martha “Kate” Wiant. The ceremony, held in the sanctuary of Poly United Methodist Church during free period, included eulogies and several hymns. “She patiently gave 110 percent in these endeavors, and always

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Students Jennifer Solis, left,and Abel Velasquez, right, at the Psi Chi booth at the President's Picnic on Tuesday
17 Aug 2016

President’s Picnic brings huge turnout

Texas Wesleyan University held its annual President’s Picnic on Tuesday in Sid W. Richardson Center. David Monge, coordinator of student organizations and Greek life, helped plan the picnic, which brought a huge turnout, despite rainy weather. Monge said he wanted to expand the picnic experience. “We wanted to make it

Offensive coordinator Paul Duckworth addresses new football team during first meeting.
17 Aug 2016

New football team hosts first meeting

Texas Wesleyan University’s new football team’s head coach, Joe Prud’homme, held the team’s first meeting Tuesday afternoon in the McFadden Lecture Hall. Football has been controversial at Wesleyan, but the program should speak for itself by producing well-rounded athletes, Prud’homme said. “I want a program that Texas Wesleyan is proud

Kate Wiant with her daughter, Lillian. Photo courtesy of Sheri Parker.
15 Aug 2016

West Library staff mourns death of colleague

The sound of Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” filled the mall outside Eunice and James L. West Library on Monday as students participating in Ram Camp played games, danced and cheered. But inside the library was a vastly different atmosphere as staff members mourned the loss of colleague Martha “Kate” Wiant.

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