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2018 IWU Alumni World Changer: Dr. Marvin Hinds

By: Dezaray Barr — What do Indiana Wesleyan University’s nursing program, the United States Air Force and the defibrillator have in common? Dr. Marvin Hinds. Dr. Hinds is Indiana Wesleyan University’s 2018 Alumni World Changer. He was also a recipient of IWU’s 1988 Outstanding Achievement Award and IWU’s 1990 Distinguished Senior Alumnus. But you would

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Giving Back: Psychology in Adoption

By: Noelle Beans — The Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University strives to help children who suffer from the effects of early trauma, abuse or neglect. The institute accomplishes this by researching these children’s needs to help them overcome challenges – social, behavioral and emotional. As a sibling to seven adopted

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Multiplying Good with Generous Coffee

By: Dezaray Barr On most Monday nights, you can walk into any girls dorm on Indiana Wesleyan University’s (IWU) campus and find a pod of young women giggling at the TV or scrolling through their phone during commercials. What’s so special about Monday nights? The Bachelor or The Bachelorette, of course! While IWU students may

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Thanks to Fusion, He Only Filled Out One Application: Zach McConnell

By: Kendra Housel — Most seniors in high school spend months and months hunched over their computer, filling out application after application, writing essay upon essay about how something less-than-inspiring completely changed their lives, hoping to get accepted to a university. It is an exhausting, often painstaking process filled with lots of uncertainty and often

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Small Kindnesses Leave a Huge Impact: Marie Beechy

By: Noelle Beans — “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” This quote by Mother Teresa allows people to fathom how simple acts of kindness have immense – and eternal – effects. Marie Beechy, a 2017 graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University’s master’s program and this

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Illustration in the Big Apple: Trenton McBeth

By: Noelle Beans — In the picture book, Stegothesaurus, readers get to follow the adventures of a young, word-loving stegothesaurus as he fights with his brothers, meets new friends, and is reminded of the never ending love of family. Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) alumnus and current New York City (NYC) resident, T. L. McBeth, illustrated

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From Student to Professor in the Very Same Classroom: Brian Clark

By:  Kendra Housel — Everything could have been different for Brian Clark, a 2009 graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) and the John Wesley Honors College (JWHC). Clark, who is currently a PhD student studying Religious Ethics at Southern Methodist University, did not begin his journey towards higher education with his sights set on IWU.

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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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