The world has become a classroom for 32 Indiana Wesleyan University
students who are studying off campus during the fall 2009 semester.
largest contingent of students – 16 nursing majors – are in Zambia as
part of a joint program between IWU and World Hope International, a
compassion ministry affiliated with The Wesleyan Church. Pam Leslie,
an IWU nursing professor, and Lisa Wright, an adjunct nursing
instructor, accompanied the group to Zambia.
in Zambia are Estie Barnes, Keri Biggs, Megan Bollier, Alicia Cline,
Heather Dawes, Lauren Douglas, Alivia East, Kara Hanny, Marianna Hauk,
Alissa Keady, Brittani McCauley, Janna Peterson Alyssa Rogers, Brianna
Smith, Rachel Veenema and Haley Wiles.
Zambia experience is IWU’s first semester-long, study-abroad program.
The first IWU students to participate in the program were in Zambia
during the spring 2009 semester.
are participating in BestSemester programs, sponsored by the Council
for Christian Colleges and Universities. The programs offer 12
off-campus study opportunities at extension campuses around the world.
IWU students participating this semester include:
IWU education majors are doing a part of their student teaching abroad.
The student teachers left campus the first week in October and will
come home December 7. They include:
Two other IWU students, Andrew Cuthbert and Katy Schulenburg, are studying at Jerusalem University College in Israel.
Vigeant is spending the semester in Spain, and Ashley Ruse is
participating in a program in the Adirondacks, that is sponsored by
Houghton College, one of IWU‘s sister Wesleyan institutions.