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Student and Alumni Profiles

Recent Wesleyan graduates have been employed in the following states: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

A few of our graduates now work as:

  • Principal, Moiuntainview School, Union, WV
  • President, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV
  • Principal, Belington Middle School, Belington, WV
  • Special Education Director, Upshur County Schools, Buckhannon, WV
  • Superintendent Harrison County Schools, Clarksburg, WV
  • Superintendent Pascack School District, Montvale, NJ
  • Superintendent Woodbury Public Schools, Woodbury, NJ

Wesleyan graduates have been selected as the Maryland Teacher of the Year, West Virginia Business Education Teacher of the Year, New Jersey Special Education Teacher of the Year, and County Teachers of the Year in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, and West Virginia.

Doug Van Gundy

Associate Professor

creative writing, Appalachian lit


Study Abroad

West Virginia Wesleyan has long recognized the value of offering students study abroad opportunities. Ready to Study the World? Through the variety of study abroad…

Summer School Sessions 2021

Thinking of extending your studies into our May and summer terms?  Wesleyan offers a variety of courses that are available throughout May and June.  Below…


Alison Whitehair Director of Student Retention (304) 473-8604 _______________________________________________________________________________ Jill Okes-Kincade Experiential Learning Coordinator (304) 473-8607 _______________________________________________________________________________ Kristin Ring First Generation Mentor…

President and Dean's Lists

President's List Students who earned a 4.0 for the semester while completing at least 12 semester hours with no incomplete grades. President's List Spring 2021…

Student Success Resources

Students at West Virginia Wesleyan College have access to resources developed just for our students, as well as resources developed for all college students.


For more details on the process and how to select an internship, please visit Jill Okes-Kincade, Experiential Learning Coordinator, in the Student Success Center (Administration…


  Homecoming 2021 October 8-10

Joseph Niederhauser

Assistant Professor

Human Anatomy and Physiology, Physiology and Animal Behavior

Kim Bjorgo-Thorne

Assistant Professor

Environmental Science, Ecology, GIS, Vertebrate Zoology


Quick Facts

Quick Facts Location: Buckhannon, West Virginia Calendar: Two 14-week terms one month optional May Term optional summer term Affiliation: The United Methodist Church Degrees Offered:…

Request More Information

To request more information about what West Virginia Wesleyan has to offer please fill out the form below. We also invite you to visit Wesleyan’s…


Meet Dr. Joel Thierstein, the 19th President of West Virginia Wesleyan College

About Academics

West Virginia Wesleyan offers 49 majors and 36 minors and graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, education, and nursing. Though its curriculum is strongly based in the…

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center provides services designed to assist in the academic development of students at West Virginia Wesleyan College. The staff encourages students to reach their…


West Virginia Wesleyan College challenges its students to a life-long commitment to develop their intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and leadership potential and to set and uphold standards of excellence.