Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. The following are sample news items:

Baptist Easley Hospital and Southern Wesleyan University partner on new degree program

Baptist Easley Hospital and Southern Wesleyan University have entered a partnership that will include developing an MBA degree with a concentration in healthcare administration.

Loaves and Fishes soup kitchen relocating

Loaves and Fishes soup kitchen will be operating from a new location soon after opening in January at Rome Wesleyan Church in New York.

Wesleyan steps down as mayor after 20 years

Businessman and mayor Ward Koeser helped make Williston, N.D., a boom town. He is also a lay leader at his local Wesleyan church and a long-time member of the Northwest District Board of Administration and Oklahoma Wesleyan University Board of Trustees. View an interview with Ward Koeser here.

Oklahoma Wesleyan’s Ruiz named NAIA Player of the Year

OKWU’s standout Jose Ruiz was named National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’s (NAIA) baseball Player of the Year, the national office announced on Monday.