Higher Education

Houghton alumna awarded Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow

Houghton alumna awarded Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation announced that 2014 Houghton College graduate Erin Miller is among the newest class of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows. This highly competitive program recruits both recent graduates and career changers with...
OKWU announces placement of three new deans

OKWU announces placement of three new deans

As the new academic year begins, Oklahoma Wesleyan announced the placement of three deans: Dr. Gentry Sutton, Dean Jessica Johnson, and Dr. Brian Epperson. Professor Jessica Johnson has been at OKWU since 2013 as an assistant professor of nursing. This year, she has...
Residency Spotlight: Christine Kaye

Residency Spotlight: Christine Kaye

“I’m still in training, but I get real-life experience. Messy people walking alongside messy people: you can’t get that in a classroom. Until you’re in it, you have no idea.” –Christine Kaye Residency exists to train pastors for lifelong...
Master’s degree at SWU focuses on leadership

Master’s degree at SWU focuses on leadership

Starting this fall, Southern Wesleyan University will offer a degree program with a focus on leadership practices for current and aspiring leaders in a variety of organizations. The Master of Science in management and leadership (MSML) degree program will be offered...
SWU offering scholarships to children of DePayne Middleton-Doctor

SWU offering scholarships to children of DePayne Middleton-Doctor

Southern Wesleyan University is offering full tuition scholarships for the four children of DePayne Middleton-Doctor, a university employee who was among the nine victims of the tragic Emanuel AME Church shooting June 17 in Charleston, S.C. “Right now, more than...
SWU grads often capture teacher honors

SWU grads often capture teacher honors

Hannah Chapman and Michael Land are just two of the latest Southern Wesleyan University graduates to capture teacher-of-the-year awards. Chapman was named Teacher of the Year at Liberty Middle School in Liberty, S.C. Chapman, a 2010 music education graduate, is band...
SWU selects new vice president for finance and auxiliary services

SWU selects new vice president for finance and auxiliary services

Southern Wesleyan University named Mark Reeves as their new vice president for finance. Reeves arrives at Southern Wesleyan (SWU) with more than 25 years of leadership experience in higher education, healthcare, public accounting, and financial services with Mayo...
IWU ranked 13 on the 50 Best Colleges for Older Students list

IWU ranked 13 on the 50 Best Colleges for Older Students list

When BestColleges.com recently came out with their ranking of the 50 Best Colleges for Older Students, the staff and students at Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) were pleased–but not the least bit surprised–to learn they were ranked in the top 15 out of 50 colleges...
IWU names Dr. Jerry Pattengale as first University Professor

IWU names Dr. Jerry Pattengale as first University Professor

Indiana Wesleyan University, founded in 1920, has named Dr. Jerry Pattengale its first University Professor. The title of University Professor is conferred by the president, voted by faculty, and is reserved to “honor exceptional individuals whose scholarship and...
Educators discuss uniquenesses of Wesleyan higher education

Educators discuss uniquenesses of Wesleyan higher education

The 2014 Doctrinal Symposium was held May 27-28 at The Wesleyan Church Headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. The theme, The Nature of Wesleyan Higher Education, emerged from an earlier meeting with college & university presidents and board chairs. The purpose of the...
​Making history again

​Making history again

On May 10, 2014, Kingswood University celebrated two historic milestones at its 69th graduation ceremony. The Class of 2014 included Kingswood’s first cohort of students to receive the Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology degree, and for the second year in a row, the...
​First woman president of Nazarene Theological Seminary

​First woman president of Nazarene Theological Seminary

NTS elected Carla Sunberg as its tenth president on January 3. Sunberg, the first woman president in the school’s history, was elected on the first ballot and accepted the position. The election followed a discussion by the NTS Board of Trustees that resulted in a...