Student transition programs have proliferated across the country in recent years, which isn’t surprising since more and more research is showing that these programs help students better adjust to college.
Based on years of experience in both Kenyan and American contexts, HoneyRock’s Graduate Program and Global Initiatives Manager, Dr. Muhia Karianjahi believes that rites of passage prepare youth to flourish.
On an unforgettable pilgrimage along the Pan-American Highway, Karl Cassel ’17, James Guebert ’19, Caleb Krumsieg ’17, and Theodore Muschany drove over 18,000 miles, experienced hospitality, and conquered their fears.
As he prepared to celebrate his 50th birthday, Wheaton Event Producer Kerry J Haps knew he wanted to do something extraordinary. After consulting his wife, Jenya, a plan emerged. What could be a bigger accomplishment than scaling a stratovolcano in Tanzania while raising funds for their ministry?
The Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service to Alma Mater Award goes to a staff member celebrating 41 years at the College: Marjorie Lamp Mead ’74, M.A. ’06, associate director of the Marion E. Wade Center and executive editor of VII: Journal of the Marion E. Wade Center.
During this past summer, I spent a few hours in HoneyRock's Heritage Center in Three Lakes, Wisconsin looking for photos from the early years of Vanguard—the college transition program that is the subject of an article in this issue of the magazine.