Ohio Wesleyan students, faculty, staff, and alumni make headlines every day with their expertise and accomplishments. Here are a few of the latest highlights…
Kenneth A. Massar ’54
Ken Massar discusses learning about the arts – “I went to college a pure Philistine — I didn’t know anything about the fine arts” – and his unique style of biomorphic imagery, which fills his paintings of plants with “unconscious features of human forms, little creatures and faces.”
Read the full Bangor Daily News article, “Local artist hopes to evoke discussion at BPL exhibition.”
James C. McConoughey ’83
Following a lengthy national search, Jim McConoughey is chosen to lead Conserve Lake County, an environmental/conservation group in Lake County, Illinois. The group is known for its land preservation and citizen outreach.
Read the full News-Sun article, “Conserve Lake County names new leader.”
Nancy E. Peace ’67
Award-winning educator Nancy E. Peace is named president of the Newburyport, Mass., Friends of the Library. She currently is executive director of the Massachusetts Education Partnership and previously was the first-ever recipient of YWCA of Greater Newburyport’s Nancy E. Peace Action Against Prejudice, named in her honor.
Read the full Newburyport News article, “Longtime volunteer chosen to lead Friends of the Library.”
In two presentations in Ireland, politics and government professor Sean Kay discusses American foreign policy as the United States “pivots” its focus from Europe to Asia. Kay, Ph.D., a global security expert, also is the coordinator of OWU’s International Studies Program and director of the Arneson Institute for Practical Politics and Public Affairs.
Watch the full Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) presentation, “The Asia Pivot and European Security & Defence Policy.”