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Using Your Gifts for God’s Purpose: Jacob Lapp

By: Kendra Housel — When Jacob Lapp began his college search, he knew that God was calling him to attend a Christian university. Given his family background, he assumed his journey would lead to a Nazarene college. He had never heard of The Wesleyan Church, but decided to check out Indiana Wesleyan University after he saw

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The Importance of Community : Joe Winger

By: Kendra Housel — Joe Winger learned several life-changing lessons during his college years at Indiana Wesleyan University that cannot be discovered in textbooks or class lectures. Winger, who graduated in 2010 with a B.S. degree in psychology, knew as a high school student in Colorado that he wanted to attend a Christ-centered university. After

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Nurse Tyanne Brewer

By: Dezaray Barr — Tyanne Brewer graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in 2014 with her BSN. She chose to attend IWU because it was both faith-based and close to her home. As a student, she spent a lot of time studying, but she also built many friendships. “I also grew spiritually at IWU as

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Kristie Anders

By: Dezaray Barr — Kristie Anders (Oke) graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in 2013 with a degree in elementary education through the John Wesley Honors College (JWHC). There were many reasons for Anders to attend IWU. “My dad works at Indiana Wesleyan, and my sister was attending IWU as well. It was close to

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Indiana Arthritis Foundation: Terri Miller

By: Dezaray Barr — Terri Miller graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and in 2015 with her MBA in accounting. Her father was a student at IWU. “His discussions of classes peaked my interest,” Miller said. “I figured that if he can attend school and manage

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White’s Residential & Family Services: Brittany Makin

By: Dezaray Barr — Brittany Makin graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in 2015 with a double major in social work and addictions counseling. “My mom was alumni there, so IWU was on my radar. I went for a visit in 2010 and fell in love with the school,” Makin shared. “I later had more

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Freelancer Peter Mercer

By: Dezaray Barr — Peter Mercer graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in 2017 with a degree in media communication. “I visited IWU in the fall of my senior year of high school. After about an hour on campus, it began to feel like home,” Mercer said. “I liked the people, the campus was beautiful

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Kateland Vernon: Writer, Entrepreneur and Preschool Teachers

By: Dezaray Barr — Kateland Vernon graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in 2016 with a degree in English and Writing. Vernon was led to attend IWU because of something she received in the mail. “The mailer I received talked about ‘writing your story’ at Indiana Wesleyan, and that definitely appealed to me, as a

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Nursing & JWHC Alum: Mary-Madison Weaver

By: Dezaray Barr — Mary-Madison Weaver graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) and the John Wesley Honors College (JWHC) in 2016 with a nursing degree. She said, “My motivation for choosing IWU was a blend of things: the strong academic programs, the scholarship opportunities and the Honors College classes.” Weaver’s time at IWU was busy,

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Pastor of the Week: Jorge Escalante

By: Dezaray Barr — Jorge Escalante is the Pastor of Hispanic Ministries at Trinity Church in Indianapolis. He graduated from high school in 1996 and went to community college for one semester. Trinity Church is located on the North East side of Indianapolis, and Escalante said that they serve a diverse community; “We are working

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