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Wheaton College CIO Wendy Woodward Wins CIO+ Award from Premier Technology Leadership Associations

Earlier this month, the Society of Information Management (SIM) Chicago Chapter, the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Chicago Chapter, and The Executives’ Club of Chicago awarded Wheaton College CIO Wendy Woodward the CIO+ award for her outstanding job as she expanded her professional role into other business areas.

Fulbright Reflections from Dr. David Van Dyke

Dr. David Van Dyke, Marriage and Family Therapy Program Director and Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, recently returned from his year-long Fulbright Scholar appointment in Hungary. In this blog post, he shares his thoughts from the past year.

Dr. Becky Eggimann is Appointed Wheaton College Dean of Natural Sciences

Wheaton College Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemistry Department Chair Dr. Becky Eggimann is appointed as the College’s Dean of Natural Sciences. She will begin this new position on July 1.

Endow a Seat in Wheaton's New Armerding Concert Hall

The new Concert Hall at Wheaton College will contain 648 seats, and we are excited to announce that each of these seats can be “endowed” by Wheaton supporters. Your gift will make the completion of the Armerding Center for Music and the Arts a reality.

Alumni Profile

Read the latest issue of Wheaton Magazine to learn more about how Norine Brunson ’89, students, friends, and alumni remembered Andrew Brunson '88 during his imprisonment in Turkey as if they were bound with him in prayer.

Join us here on Wheaton's campus June 25-26 for Amplify, a two-day national conference sponsored by the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, where we will reimagine evangelism in our local church settings. Register at http://bit.ly/2M0AEDi

Announcing Increased Academic Scholarship Levels for New Students Entering Fall 2019

No separate scholarship application is required. Learn more and apply today!

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Emily Barbosa
Business/Economics and International Relations Major
Wheaton College Student Emily Barbosa '19

"Wheaton has been a dynamic, beautiful, and challenging adventure for me."

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Lydia Granger
International Relations/Spanish Major
Lydia Granger IJM intern

"My semester into the work world at International Justice Mission has given me new vigor and further insight into how I want to spend my final year at Wheaton."

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Wheaton Alumni Spotlight

Wheaton College Sociology Alumnus Noah Chung
Noah Chung '12
Master of Divinity (M.Div.) student, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL
Caring For Communities
"At Wheaton I decided to major in sociology, seek mentorship, join a Christian community, and take some risks by doing some urban ministry internships through my sophomore and junior summer. I cannot begin to explain how each experience molded me into the man I am today. These experiences shaped how I view society and culture, how I am to approach that with a strong faith, and how that empowers me to pursue my vocational calling."
Julia Wittrock Hensel '15
Strategic Sourcing Analyst, 3M
Thinking Critically, Asking Questions
"After I graduated Wheaton, I started a position in supply chain at 3M. Unlike many of my colleagues, I had no formal education or training in supply chain. Yet, because of my liberal arts education, I knew how to think critically and ask good questions, which allowed me to thrive in this position."
Dawn Wright Wheaton College Geology Alumna
Dawn Wright '83
Chief Scientist at Esri, Redlands, CA
Rigorous Scientific Foundation
"Wheaton provided me with the rigorous scientific foundation needed to enter top graduate programs in not only oceanography and but later on in geography as well."
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Muriu Makumi M.A. '16
Life Groups (Small Groups) Director, Mariners Church, Irvine, CA
Wheaton College Graduate School Trained Me For Ministry
"The more I read about Wheaton’s program, the more it resonated with my heart and what I felt God was calling me to."
Rachel Ringeisen '09 Wheaton College Alumni
Rachel Ringeisen '09
5th-8th Grade Strings Teacher
The Conservatory of Music Prepared Me to be a Music Educator
"Wheaton College developed me as a musician and shaped my abilities and knowledge; I have been able to accomplish my goals thanks to my Wheaton education."
Sam Hayes 12 Wheaton College English Alumnus
Sam Hayes '12
Novelist
My Journey as a Novelist
"Liberal arts gave me the freedom to explore what I really loved while still in college; Wheaton’s small classes and flexible professors who know and care about their students helped, too."