Stephanie Schmidt: Volleyball Head Coach

August 31, 2017 How long have you been coaching? I began coaching for the first time in 2006, so it’s been 11 years overall, but I started in my first full-time college role a little more than five years ago. This will be my fifth season as a Division III head coach. What is theContinue reading “Stephanie Schmidt: Volleyball Head Coach”

Allie Paluchniak: Women's Golf Head Coach

August 31, 2017 How long have you been coaching? This will be my second year coaching, [and my] first year at Wheaton College. What is the most important part of your job? The most important part of my job is to impact and influence these young women during some of the most pivotal and foundationalContinue reading “Allie Paluchniak: Women's Golf Head Coach”

Jacob and Meghan Ayers: Men's and Women's Swimming Head Coaches

August 31, 2017 How long have you been involved in swimming? Jacob Ayers: “I came [to Wheaton] to swim in college, swam for Jon Lederhouse for four years, I graduated in ’97 and I’ve been coaching young swimmers and high school swimmers ever since.” Meghan Ayers: “I went to the College of Charleston in S.C.,Continue reading “Jacob and Meghan Ayers: Men's and Women's Swimming Head Coaches”

Ellen Radandt-Stremler: Women's Softball Head Coach

August 31, 2017 How long have you been coaching? This is my second year coaching, first as a head coach. Last year I was an assistant coach for Hope College in Holland, Mich. What is the most important part of your job? Creating a culture amongst players and coaches that values the person and theirContinue reading “Ellen Radandt-Stremler: Women's Softball Head Coach”

Christ at the Core curriculum develops during second year

August 31, 2017 The Record explored changes that can be expected with the implementation of the Christ at the Core curriculum that started last year. Inaugurated last fall for the class of 2020, Wheaton’s Christ at the Core general education system is now in a waiting phase. Christ at the Core is the new curriculumContinue reading “Christ at the Core curriculum develops during second year”

Senior Bench is Wheaton Official

August 31, 2017 Student Development released the updated 2017-2018 Student Handbook via email on Aug. 23, which included the first ever official publication of the Senior Bench Activity Guidelines. In his email to the student body, Paul Chelsen, vice president of Student Development, highlighted changes to free speech and public assembly, Family Educational Rights andContinue reading “Senior Bench is Wheaton Official”

Chapel to revisit the Reformation

August 31, 2017 On Oct. 31 the Protestant Reformation will celebrate its 500th anniversary. Accordingly, President Philip Ryken announced at this year’s opening chapel on Aug. 23 that Wheaton will focus on “rediscovering the Reformation and rethinking its implications for the church in the 21st century,” as the student body gathers for chapel each week.Continue reading “Chapel to revisit the Reformation”

Pre-Nursing partnership makes degree more accessible

August 31, 2017 New program shortens path to a BSN by one year by partnering with Indiana Wesleyan University. Wheaton nursing students can now complete their nursing training in 14 months instead of two years after leaving Wheaton through the college’s new partnership with Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU). This option allows students to leave WheatonContinue reading “Pre-Nursing partnership makes degree more accessible”

Wheaton now accepts Common Application

August 31, 2017 Beginning this fall, prospective students can apply to Wheaton using the Common Application. Wheaton joins more than 750 colleges and universities in adopting this method of accepting applications. Interim Director of Undergraduate Admissions Jason Kirchner stressed the prevalence of the Common App: “More than 1 million unique applicants, about one-third of whomContinue reading “Wheaton now accepts Common Application”