Cynthia Rockwell

SCHOLAR ATHLETE KEVIN HUGHES ’14

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Kevin Hughes ’14 has been a consistent presence on the Wesleyan football team—athletically and academically. One of four captains, Hughes scored nine touchdowns in four seasons, his most recent a 42-yard reception that helped the Cardinals defeat Amherst en route to the Little Three title. His performance on the field was matched with academic honors;…

Stone Family Women: A Continuum

Sarah ’79 from her Olla Podrida

  When Sarah Stone Maynard ’79 P’11 learned that her niece, Hannah Stone ’15, would join the Wesleyan family, she realized that this gave the Stone family an unusual legacy: three generations of women who attended Wesleyan as undergraduates, hailing back to its first era of coeducation (graduating classes from 1876–1912).  In conversations with her…

Partnership with Posse Foundation Will Recruit Veterans to Class of ’18

There are nearly three million post- 9/11 veterans in the U.S., many wishing to attend college and pursue bachelor’s degrees. Unfortunately, liberal arts colleges and universities often struggle to recruit these veterans, and retention and graduation rates are low.  In an effort to dramatically increase the number of veterans it enrolls, Wesleyan announced in September…

Wesleyan Remembers John “Jack” C. Hoy ’55

  John “Jack” C. Hoy ’55, the dean of admissions at Wesleyan in the 1960s who oversaw a radically new commitment to expanding racial, religious, and economic diversity on campus, died July 9 at his home in Duxbury, Mass. He was 79 years old.  Hoy returned to his alma mater only a year after graduating,…