OKWU graduates are making a Kingdom impact worldwide through work in missions, media, politics, and the medical field. But the local impact Eagles are making here in Bartlesville is just as crucial to the university's mission—to advance the transforming grace of...
Due to the small-school atmosphere at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, students have the chance to gain experience in many different roles during their education, learning skills beyond their intended career field. For Alyssa Willetts, class of 2018, that extra experience was instrumental in getting her where she is today.
“I think at first, I really struggled. You’re watching these people suffer on a horrific level. But the thing that gets you through that is seeking Jesus’ presence always. Seeing him present with our patients and with us, as a protector and a defender.”
“My prayer during this season has continually been: ‘Lord teach my heart to be keenly aware of the fragility and resilience of life, so that I might have a more tender appreciation for it in every season through which I walk.'”
In the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, face-to-face connection remains inadvisable, but that isn’t stopping OKWU from doing everything it can to make the 2020 Commencement a special experience for our Eagle graduates. The university will be premier a virtual graduation event May 9, at 10:30 AM CT, taking place via Facebook. Technology will allow our graduates to connect virtually with their friends, family, and the university faculty who helped them on their way to this achievement.
There is much advice on how to strengthen your mental health during the pandemic. However, what works for one person may not work for another. Please keep that in mind while...
Summer break brings to mind sunshine, days on the beach, and a chance to unwind from the rigors of academics for most students. This summer, enrolling in an online course at OKWU could be the best way to upgrade your college experience— without losing your summer vacation or breaking the bank.
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