The needs are great. The opportunities are boundless. The work is costly. The successes are priceless.Read the full post
John Bray’s life has come full circle, and that is very good news for Indiana Wesleyan University, especially for our students. John graduated in 1972 from what was then Marion College and, on September 4, he will return to what is now Indiana Wesleyan University to serve his alma mater as Interim Dean of the Chapel.Read the full post
The twists and turns of life occasionally bring us to moments of unforeseen and deeply heart-warming satisfaction.
Indiana Wesleyan University was well represented this week at a gathering of scholars at Oxford University in England.Read the full post
Indiana Wesleyan University feels appreciated by the Marion community. We truly do.
Occasionally, someone reminds us that not everyone in Marion likes IWU. But hardly a day passes when we don’t hear someone, or several people, say thanks for the role the University plays in this community. “Marion would be a lot different place to live without IWU,” is a common remark.Read the full post
The National Science Foundation (NSF) coined the acronym STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in an effort to call attention to the need for more college graduates to be trained in those four academic disciplines.
Having sounded the call, NSF has been putting its money where its mouth is since Congress created the independent federal agency in 1950. In case you missed the announcement a few weeks ago, Indiana Wesleyan University is a recent beneficiary of NSF – and in a major way!Read the full post
“In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” Luke 24:5-6Read the full post
Indiana Wesleyan University announced a $5 million commitment by Thrivent Financial to the Ron Blue Institute for Financial Planning at IWU.
For more than 30 years, Ron Blue has elevated a Biblical view of financial stewardship and generosity. In 2012, Blue licensed his intellectual property to IWU to create the Ron Blue Institute. The Institute is positioned to move forward with plans that will help it change the way Christians think, act and communicate about financial stewardship.Read the full post
Six Indiana Wesleyan University students joined their counterparts from four other Indiana private, nonprofit colleges and universities on Tuesday to deliver three messages in person to legislators at the Indiana State House. The messages were:Read the full post
Since 2006, Indiana Wesleyan University has had the opportunity to help retrain almost 100 Hoosiers whose jobs have been sent overseas. The $1.4 million in financial aid for those adult students came from the federal Trade Adjustment Act and was administered by an agency of Indiana government.
A year ago our students began to be denied access to these funds despite the fact we are a faith-based university that is legally permitted to make religion a preference in our hiring. We turned to our legislators to see if we could find a long-term solution.Read the full post
Someone recently posted an item on Facebook that called Marion a dying city. That got my attention. I’ve been around Marion since 1970. Clearly Marion isn’t the same city it once was. But is our city’s future really dimmer than our past?Read the full post