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Michigan and Crescent Apartments

University of  Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Accountancy and Finance
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., Biblical Studies
M.A., Biblical Exegesis, in progress

Jason Cheng is a second year GRA in the Michigan and Crescent Apartments. He graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a dual Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance. He has also completed a Master's of Biblical Studies at Wheaton College Graduate School and is pursuing his second master's degree in Biblical Exegesis. Jason has worked for the past 7 years in the corporate workplace as a commercial property adjuster and as a project manager. He is excited to make his move out of the corporate workplace and pursue a degree full-time and work with students. In his free time, Jason has recently picked up rock climbing and is an avid Chicago sports fan.  
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250 x250Anne Hillstrom

Terrace Apartments

Taylor University
B.A., Psychology
Wheaton College
M.A., Christian Formation and Ministry, in progress

Anne Hillstrom is a second year GRA in the Terrace Apartments while pursuing her master’s in Christian Formation and Ministry with a concentration in Student Development. She was born and raised in West Chicago, Illinois, and attended Taylor University in Indiana for her undergrad with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. In her free time, Anne is a Young Life leader and loves to be outside, running, traveling (especially to the mountains!), and spending time with her friends and family.
Terrace Apartments info

Kristen Hann GRA 800 College AvenueKristen Hann

College Avenue Apartments

Moody Bible Institute
B.A., Bible & Women's Ministry
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., HESD, in progress

After graduating from Moody, Kristen spent 10 years in California and Missouri before heading back to the Windy City with her husband and 2 children. She is looking forward to living life together with students , whether that is in small groups, dining together  or meeting spontaneously on the way to class. Kristen is a story-lover at heart and if anyone has a story to tell, she wants to hear it! You can find her in the College Avenue apartments cooking up a meal or inviting students in with her infectious laugh.
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250x250Tuwa Karnley

College Avenue Apartments

Spelman College
B.A., International Studies
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., Systematic Theology, in progress

Tuwa Karnley is pleased to serve both Residence Life and the OMD for 2018-2020. Tuwa was born in Atlanta, GA but spent most of her life in the beautiful (read: best) state of Maryland. In 2015 she earned her BA in International studies with a concentration in Development from Spelman College in Atlanta. Following this she spent a year working in youth ministry and outreach at her church in Maryland. She is now pursuing her MA in Systematic Theology here at Wheaton College specifically interested in social justice and ecclesiology. She is eager to see what God has in store for these two next years! In her free time Tuwa loves reading, chatting with friends, and craft projects.
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Adam Bowman GRA of TerraceAdam Bowman

Terrace Apartments

Indiana Wesleyan
B.A., Psychology and Addiction Counseling
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, in progress

Adam Bowman will be serving as the first -year GRA in the Terrace Apartments, as well as working with the Dean of Residence Life. He is originally from a suburb of Cincinnati and has spent his entire life in the Midwest. Adam enjoys investing in others, forming deep relationships and hearing people's stories. He enjoys playing basketball, board games, hiking, rock climbing, traveling and having good conversations.
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Emily  Whiteman GRA Saint and ElliotEmily Whiteman

Saint and Elliott Apartments

Biola University
B.A., Christian Education Ministry
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., HESD, in progress

Emily Whiteman is a first-year GRA in the Saint and Elliot Apartments. After graduation she worked for an international missions organization at a Torchbearer center and in a youth ministry. Growing up in New England, Emily has lived overseas and in eight different states so far. An avid downhill skier, Emily has turned to cross-country skiing with Illinois' definite lack of mountains! She enjoys exploring new places, walking in the snow, cooking warm comforting meals and curling up with a good book.
Saint and Elliott Apartments