19 Oct 2017

Guest Speakers: A Great Way to Educate Students

Dr. Carol Johnson–Gerendas says guest speakers are extremely beneficial for her classes. “I select speakers that can support or inform internship or career possibilities for students,” Johnson–Gerendas, an associate professor of mass communication, wrote in an email. This semester she invited Deborah Ferguson, NBC channel 5 anchor, to speak to

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10 Oct 2017

Wesleyan grows service opportunities

Texas Wesleyan’s food pantry, which started as a budgetless volunteer project, has exploded this semester. “This semester has been absolutely phenomenal in terms of volunteering, so much so that we have managed to open the food pantry five days a week for a good portion of the day,” Dr. Alison

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15 Apr 2017

Roche moves to a new chapter

After two years of teaching at Texas Wesleyan University Sarah Elise Roche, assistant professor of marketing, will be joining her fiancé in Austin. Her decision to teach at Wesleyan was influenced by her own experience at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Roche said.   “They’re [St. Mary’s University] a

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13 Apr 2017

Olalde keeps Wesleyan in the family

Jacquelynn Olalde is a freshman at Texas Wesleyan, but her family’s connection to the university runs deep. Olalde, an EC-6 bilingual education major, is the fourth member of her family to attend Wesleyan, and the fourth to be part of the university’s Partnership Speak Up Scholarship. The scholarship requires recipients

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31 Mar 2017

Bennett is a real-life superhero

A few years ago, Cameron Bennett got separated from his Boy Scout troop all night on a mountain in New Mexico. When he woke up the next morning, he had the choice of facing a bear or jumping off a cliff. “By the time I kind of tried to get

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