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#MyWheaton Student Profile: Chantelle Stewart ’22

July 27, 2020

Get to know Chantelle Stewart ’22 as she reflects on some of the favorite parts of her Wheaton experience so far.

Where are you from?
Monroe, CT

What is your major?
Sociology

What have been some of your favorite classes so far?
Messages, Influences, and Culture and Engaging Hip-Hop Culture with Dr. Theon Hill, Racial + Ethnic Relations with Dr. Henry Kim, and Theologies of Transformation with Dr. Vincent Bacote

Who are your favorite faculty members?
Dr. Theon Hill, Dr. Henry Kim, and Dr. Bacote

Do you have any staff or faculty mentors?
Dr. Christin Fort, Ms. Crystal Cartwright, and Ms. Billye Kee

What are some of your favorite extracurricular activities?
Orientation Committee (OC), Global Urban Perspectives (GUP), and College Union (CU)

Chantelle Stewart and the Orientation Committee

What are your favorite places on campus?
The fourth floor of Blanchard Hall and my best friend's couch.

What is your favorite campus event?
Coffeehouses! Each Coffeehouse that I have attended has always brought good vibes and good company. I have loved watching some of my talented friends sing, rap, and share spoken word throughout each event.

What have been some of your favorite Wheaton experiences so far?
Some of my favorite experiences at Wheaton include the numerous adventures that I've gone on with my college friends. From seeing the sunrise in Chicago to attending the Jazz Festival, each memory made was due to the quality friendships I've formed at Wheaton.

Chantelle Stewart and Jenny Beth Cox

What makes Wheaton special?
Wheaton is special for a lot of reasons, but in my opinion, it is the community that has impacted my undergraduate experience the most throughout these last few years. Spaces on campus such as the Office of Multicultural Development (OMD) and the Student Activities Office (SAO) have served as safe havens where I have felt the most "at home" and welcomed by the campus community.

Anything else?
Thank you to each and every one of the Wheaton Fund donors! Without your contributions, I would not have been able to create nearly as many memories throughout my time thus far at Wheaton. It is because of your thoughtfulness and continued efforts that the student body is able to grow stronger through community with each basketball game, Coffeehouse, and the countless other events that are held each school year!