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Wheaton students tell their own stories of what life at Wheaton means to them.
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Joy Ong
Education Major
Joy Ong

"At Wheaton, I can pursue my interests with full knowledge that I will be well supported by those around me."

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Rachel Rockholm
Nursing/Spanish

"Some of the randomest things I’ve done at Wheaton happened with the randomest people, and this team quickly became my quirky Wheaton family."

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Tasha Pierre
Political Science
Tasha Pierre

"Ultimately, I equate Gospel Choir to a microcosm of the Kingdom of God—a quick glimpse of heaven on earth or on the Wheaton College campus."

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Joy Ong
Education Major
Joy Ong

"At Wheaton, I can pursue my interests with full knowledge that I will be well supported by those around me."

Read more
Rachel Rockholm
Nursing/Spanish

"Some of the randomest things I’ve done at Wheaton happened with the randomest people, and this team quickly became my quirky Wheaton family."

Read more
Tasha Pierre
Political Science
Tasha Pierre

"Ultimately, I equate Gospel Choir to a microcosm of the Kingdom of God—a quick glimpse of heaven on earth or on the Wheaton College campus."

Read more

Wheaton College Stories

On Campus and Around the World
Wheaton College’s CVC Helps Alumnus Brian Connelly ’19 Land His Dream Job in the Music Industry

This past summer, Wheaton College alumnus Brian Connelly ’19 started a job as a digital marketing coordinator at Elektra Music Group in New York City. He credits the Center for Vocation and Career’s summer internship scholarship with jumpstarting his career.

6 Students from the Class of 2023 Share Why They Chose Wheaton

Meet Mark Echevarria, Dontay Givens, Lydia Kang, Eli Ouoba, Elijah Owens, and Kayla Raschke, members of Wheaton College’s new Class of 2023--and hear a little bit about why they chose Wheaton.

Billy Graham Center Partners with International Mission Board to Focus Research and Resources on Rural Churches in the U.S. and Globally

The Billy Graham Center and the International Mission Board are partnering together on a five-year research project with the aim to arm the rural church with resources needed to advance the gospel within and beyond the United States.

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Top 50 Overall College Values - Kiplinger's 2019
18th
Best Quality of Life - Princeton Review
99%
of graduates have landed their first destination six months after graduation
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Wheaton Alumni Spotlight

Lorna Dueck '15
CEO at Crossroads Media Group
Evangelism in the Media
“Being rooted through my M.A. in the methodology and history of how God has used evangelism has been so helpful...Evangelism is deliberate, it must be fought for and practiced, and my M.A. showed me that.”
Esther Lee Cruz '06
Content Marketing Manager, LinkedIn
Math Gives Street Cred
"My math major gives me street cred with employers. They know I am data-driven and won't shy away from numbers."
Rev. C. Herbert Oliver '47
Minister
Keeping the Faith during the Civil Rights Movement
“I was impressed by [Wheaton students] because I saw that they were able to discuss philosophy with ease... When I found these minds were coming from Wheaton College, that’s where I wanted to go.”
Chitra Hanstad '83, M.A. '86
Executive director at World Relief Seattle
Turning a Passion into a Career
"[Dr. Gilbert Bilezikian] helped me see that Jesus stands for the marginalized.”
Wheaton College Alumna Chelsea Medic
Chelsea Medić '14
Owner of The Soap.Bar; Production Assistant at DreamWorks Animation
An Animated Introvert in L.A.
"My Wheaton experience has been an integral part of my faith and journey as a professional adult. I often look back on my Wheaton years as being the kickstarter for my growth as a critical thinker and I have no regrets choosing to attend a school like Wheaton."
Andrew Kulpecz 02 Wheaton College Geology Alumnus
Andrew Kulpecz '02
Geoscientist and Explorationist
A Firm Foundation for a Successful Career
"The Wheaton College Geology Department and its faculty laid a firm foundation that has allowed me to lead a successful career as a geoscientist and explorationist on exciting energy projects spanning Australasia, the Norwegian Arctic, North America, and West Africa."