Health and Wellness News

Kids in Motion Photo Gallery


This is a link to Kentucky Wesleyan College's Flickr account.  The pictures show KWC students participating in service learning projects at a local elementary school.




Kinesiology Department Gets $1,300 in Grants


Kentucky Wesleyan's Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, formerly the Department of Physical Education and Health, has been awarded grants from OMHS and GRADD.  The grants are in response to the service learning projects students have worked on throughout the semester.




KWC Students Serve Senior Citizens


These articles were presented in the Messenger-Inquirer and WFIE Channel 14 news.  They describe a service learning opportunity presented to health related majors at KWC.  Four students lead "Bingocise" at Roosevelt House II once a week with the senior residents there.  They incorporate physical fitness into Bingo and the residents and students enjoy working together.




KWC Fit Trail Ready for Use


On March 17th, News 25 covered the first tour of Kentucky Wesleyan's new fit trail.  During the tour, student Olivia Erb walked through the completed stations with KWC faculty and staff.  She demonstrated each station and faculty and staff were able to practice the skills.




Pangea Chef Demonstrates Healthier Cooking


This article appeared in the Messenger-Inquirer on February 8, 2011.  It provided a recap of the healthy cooking demonstration by Chef Justin Crandall.  Crandall provided various tips to make simple foods, like pasta, healthier to eat.




Pangea Chef to Demonstrate Healthier Cooking


This article appeared in the Messenger-Inquirer on Saturday, February 6th.  It previews KWC's first wellness seminar of the semester.  At this seminar, Chef Justin Crandall of Pangea Cafe will demonstrate numerous healthy cooking options for students to prepare in the dormitory using only a microwave as well as for families in the community to prepare using a full kitchen.




KWC Building Fit Trail On Campus


This article was posted on January 24, 2011, to the WFIE website.  The news station interviewed Professor Jason Crandall about the fit trail, which is currently being built on Kentucky Wesleyan College's campus.




KWC Reaches Out to Community With Fit Trail


This article appeared in the Messenger-Inquirer on January 22, 2011.  The article describes a few of the various stations that will make up the fitness trail.  Depending on weather, the fitness trail should be completely finished and ready to use by students and the Owensboro community by early spring.




Kids in Motion


This article appeared in the Messenger-Inquirer on December 6, 2010.  Students in Professor Jason Crandall's health and wellness classes reach out to children at locations around Owensboro, such as Foust and Estes elementary schools, the Owensboro Family YMCA, the Cliff Hagan Boys and Girls Club and Girls Incorporated.


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