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130th Commemoration Plans

Worship on the Lawn—August 21
All are invited to welcome back our students with a worship on the lawn that will include a special tribute to our United Methodist heritage.

Time Capsule—September 15
On the 130th anniversary of our founding, students have the opportunity to gather items significant to their KWU experience and bury them in a time capsule.

Homecoming & Family Weekend
—September 23–25, 2016
Join us as we celebrate with a family carnival, dedicate the Graves Family Sports Complex, welcome the Class of 1966 into the Golden W, honor Miss Wesleyans, reunite the Black American Student Union and reconnect and recollect all weekend long! For a complete schedule and to register, visit

Throwback Thursdays—All year long on social media
Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter (@goKWU) and relive the glory days and share your memories every Thursday! Watch for photos of you and your fellow Coyotes.

Share your memories—
Our special 130th anniversary website is where you can read posts from other Coyotes and share your own memories as well as explore the university’s history through timelines, photos and stories.

Pictorial—Publish Date Spring 2017
This spring, pick up your copy of the Kansas Wesleyan University pictorial, a visual