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  • Dance as Worship: Zoe's Feet | Wheaton
    studio or informally with his friends Matthew has found an outlet for his passion through his involvement with Zoe s Feet a ministry on campus that seeks to facilitate worship for performers and their audiences through live dance routines Zoe means life and Zoe s feet is like life feet showing the life that God has given us through dance Matthew notes The group brings together dancers with different stylistic backgrounds and different degrees of experience uniting a diverse group of dancers with the goal of embodying worship through movement While some Zoe s Feet members have been dancing since childhood others like Matthew only recently discovered their love for dance I started dancing my senior year of high school which is kind of unbelievable Matthew explains But I really just felt called to dance and worship with my body I really enjoyed it and I was good at it as well so that s why I decided to start it here at Wheaton College Zoe s Feet members dance together but they also meet regularly to fellowship and support one another spiritually To Matthew the potential for dance to operate as worship is so strong that the connection between praying together and twirling together seems natural I feel like God created dance so we could worship him because it s giving our entire selves to him which is a beautiful thing he says And that s what dance allows me to do Matthew Adams is a sophomore political science major from Fort Lauderdale Florida Learn more about his dreams and favorite Wheaton moments on his author bio page Posted February 25 2015 Tags The Arts My Wheaton Spiritual Life Campus The Liberal Arts Video Subscribe to Posts Author Profile Students share an inside look at Wheaton College Contributors Alex Soholt 16 Alley Kammer 16 Alyssa Paulsen 14 Amy Early 16 Andrew Cuthbert PsyD 18 Andrew Sedlacek 15 Ann Szeliga 17 Anna Morris 16 Aseye Agamah 16 Beau Westlund 14 Brielle Lisa 18 Catherine Holt 15 Charlotte Hallstrom 16 Charlston Ong 19 Clementine Kane 18 Corinne Elliot 15 and Sarah Macolino 15 Dana Henderson 17 Daniel Tannous 16 David Batdorf 16 David Robinson 15 Elena Miles 15 Elliot Leung 17 Emma Schaafsma 17 Emmanuel Ndolimana M A 15 Erica Forkner 17 Ethan Jones M A 17 Hunter Hambrick 17 Hannah Benson 15 Jeff Camp 18 Jillian Hedges 17 Jon Thornton 16 Joohee Uhm 15 Jordan Heres 15 Josh Fort 16 Kate Fredrikson 17 Katie Mann 18 Katrina Burlet 15 Kendall Eitreim 15 Kelen Caldwell 17 Kirkland An 17 Lyndsey Pritchard 16 Marianne Millen Psy D 19 Marshall Hollingsworth 16 Matthew Adams 17 Michael Daugherty 15 Morgan Jacob 17 Natasha Zeng M A 16 Philip Christiansen 16 Stephen Westich 15 Tim Lyons 14 Travis Mercante 17 Tony Abiera M A 16 Tyler Hansen 16 Whitney Bauck 15 Young Ho Moon 15 Archives February 2016 2 January 2016 3 December 2015 2 November 2015 4 October 2015 4 September 2015 4 August

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Student-Life/My-Wheaton/2015/02/Dance-as-Worship (2016-02-16)
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  • Outdoor and Adventure Leadership | Wheaton
    ministry It is offered through the M A in Christian Formation and Ministry and the M A in Evangelism and Leadership degrees The two year residential and some of the modular courses are offered at HoneyRock Menu Contact MyHoneyRock About Us Campers Parents Students Graduate Students OAL Distinctives 2 Year Residential Degree Modular Degree CCCA Affiliation Faculty Alumni Testimonies Faculty Retreats Contribute Related Links About HoneyRock Mission and Core Values Map Directions Wheaton College Home Degree Concentration Overview The Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration through Wheaton College Graduate School is designed for current camp ministry professionals as well as those looking for excellent training to launch them into leadership fields It is designed to deepen your walk with Christ sharpen your critical thinking about leadership and ministry and equip you with the skills to be effective in multiple applications of leadership and outdoor ministry This unique training and mentoring experience integrates collaborative learning community living and hands on experience at HoneyRock Wheaton s leadership laboratory Our program features A powerful learning environment in the Northwoods of Wisconsin An engaging learning process A leadership development progression Read more about our Outdoor and Adventure Leadership distinctives Degree Options The Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration is available in two formats 2 Year Residential Program Students live and work at HoneyRock in this two year residential program and have a crucial role in all aspects of the ministry Students complete courses from the M A in Christian Formation and Ministry and Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration More Flexible Modular Format Designed for the working professional you can keep your job while taking one or two week intensive courses several times a year in this modular format Complete courses in the M A in Evangelism and Leadership and Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration at Wheaton

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/HoneyRock/Grads (2016-02-16)
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  • Working in Community | Wheaton
    a common goal Understand how our work fits into the mission of Wheaton College and goals of our department Foster collaboration and development of strong trusting relationships by soliciting and integrating the input of others Facilitate productivity and model teamwork within individual teams and throughout the College Proactively share relevant information within and outside our departments As iron sharpens iron so one person sharpens another Proverbs 27 17 Be completely humble and gentle be patient bearing with one another in love Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace Ephesians 4 2 3 Unity and Diversity We believe that each part of the Wheaton College community is needed to do our work well We strive for unity in Christ but recognize that differences of age and gender race and ethnicity status and position as well as denominational diversity can easily be the basis for conflict and divisions within a community of believers and society generally We aim to create a workplace that shows respect for all individuals and their respective roles acknowledges and values differences and is a welcoming place for all To support this we Show respect for individuals and our differences Understand and appreciate the perspectives of others Affirm the God given gifts and contributions made by each individual Recognize the value of each department at the College Strive to be collaborative and inclusive seeking out perspectives and viewpoints different from our own God created human beings in his own image in the image of God he created them male and female he created them Genesis 1 27 Accept one another then just as Christ accepted you in order to bring praise to God Romans 15 7 Listening and Communication We realize as individual members of a community that our words and actions can be an opportunity for growth and grace or cause harm We strive for effective communication that is clear focused and respectful To support this we Communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing Respond in a timely and professional manner that is appropriate to the concern Demonstrate active listening skills asking questions to ensure understanding Are constructive and positive in our communication style resisting complaining and focusing on encouragement Are direct and honest speaking the truth in kindness and love Address conflict in a timely and appropriate manner dealing directly with the individual s involved whenever possible The LORD detests lying lips but he delights in people who are trustworthy Proverbs 12 22 Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry James 1 19 Expertise and Learning We value lifelong learning and the insight we gain from each person around us This professional growth is nurtured through an intentional focus on development of ourselves and others for excellent work to the glory of God To support this we Actively develop and maintain skills required to perform our roles effectively through training and other professional development Are open to new perspectives

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Community-Covenant/Working-in-Community (2016-02-16)
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  • Diverse Faculty | Wheaton
    Christian Ethics College Archives and Special Collections Buswell Library Community School of the Arts Conference Services Center for Urban Engagement HoneyRock Humanitarian Disaster Institute Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals Marion E Wade Center Opus The Art of Work WETN The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Home About Wheaton Christ Centered Diversity Diversity Statistics Diverse Faculty Diverse Faculty Menu Diverse Faculty Diverse Staff What is the racial make up of the College faculty Students are influenced by both the academic and personal integrity of faculty Wheaton is blessed with an exceptional group of women and men who balance professional excellence personal development social civic action and the integration of their deep commitment to Christ with their discipline These scholars mentor teach counsel and challenge students daily The representation of ethnic minority faculty especially underrepresented has grown significantly in the past few years Additionally it is important to note that there are numerous resources in women and men who are ethnic majority who have had significant cross cultural experience Please pray that the Lord continues to show favor on the campus as we continue to recruit exceptional teacher scholars to mentor and develop students in the classroom Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide Campus Map and Information Admissions Aid Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions International Students Visit Wheaton Financial Aid Academics The Liberal Arts Departments and Programs Graduate School Global and Experiential Learning Faculty Library and Archives Centers and Institutes Course Catalog Academic Services Academic Calendar Student Life Living at Wheaton

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Diversity/Statistics/Diverse-Faculty (2016-02-16)
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  • Administrative Vision for Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Wheaton College | Wheaton
    The Art of Work WETN The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Home About Wheaton Christ Centered Diversity Administrative Vision Administrative Vision for Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Wheaton College Wheaton s ongoing commitment to diversity extends to the College s administrative decisions informing student admissions as well as faculty and staff hiring Menu Explore Diversity At Wheaton Diversity Statistics Administrative Vision Frequently Asked Questions As part of the College s commitment to extending the value of racial and ethnic diversity into all aspects of our community the College s Diversity Council has created a document called Administrative Vision for Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Wheaton College The Diversity Council active since 1996 is a group of selected staff faculty and administrators who make recommendations to increase diversity and conduct open conversations with the President about racial issues This document outlines resolutions related to programming and recruitment as ratified by the faculty It also addresses administrative aspirations in matters of racial and ethnic diversity pertaining to student admission selection for scholarships and awards and employee decisions on hiring promotion and retention Read the Administrative Vision for Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Wheaton College PDF Student Diversity Statistics on Diversity Here are the numbers on ethnic diversity More Multicultural Development The History of Multicultural Development at Wheaton Learn about how multicultural development has progressed throughout Wheaton s history from its founding to current day More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide Campus Map and Information Admissions Aid Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions International

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Diversity/Vision (2016-02-16)
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  • How Can I Explore Diversity At Wheaton? | Wheaton
    Reading Responding to Harrassment External Resources Diversity Statistics Administrative Vision Frequently Asked Questions Suggestions for Exploring Diversity at Wheaton While there are no right ways to explore diversity we offer these suggestions as well as encouragement to always keep an open mind to different perspectives During orientation try to meet lots of students from varied backgrounds and be genuine in sharing yourself Seek out a faculty staff mentor especially one who understands issues of diversity Intentionally participate in the activities of the Office of Multicultural Development and the organizations Gospel Choir Koinonia Mu Kappa Unidad Cristiana and William Osborne Society Search for film opportunities and or other metro Chicago activities music literature art etc to both experience and reflect on issues of diversity Sign up for coursework that will foster an understanding of diversity Examples Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations Cross Cultural Psychology ID Asian Studies major Urban Studies Certificate African American Literature Do some intentional research about your own ethnicity Do some evaluation of your own attitudes regarding people who are different from yourself For example try taking the Implicit Association Test and share your results with a friend from another ethnicity Intentionally build relationships across gender and ethnic cultural lines Be open about differences Don t single out one person as the spokesperson for their race or gender As upperclassmen choose to mentor encourage underclassmen especially with regards to cultural diversity Get involved in the many opportunities for student leadership including being a Teachers Assistant TA and address issues of diversity within them Other Suggestions This list is by no means complete but it represents a few ways to enhance your understanding of your cultural background and allows you to get to know others We also recommend that while at Wheaton College you Travel in one of the Wheaton programs or with friends to expand your horizons Spend some time getting to know Chicago Study in groups it helps the learning process immensely Effectively develop and manage your personal budget which may include finding work Utilize Career Services in the search for work Get to know departments on campus that are necessary for your academic success Talk to older students before picking professors Proofread each others work Invest in friends and networks they are valuable beyond college Use campus resources for future internship opportunities Resources There are many wonderful resources available if you are looking to more deeply understand multicultural development We have compiled a recommended reading list featuring books which are widely available a list of obscure but wonderful titles which can be accessed through Buswell Memorial Library on the campus of Wheaton College a list of links to trusted organizations that promote diversity and understanding It is our hope and prayer that all of these resources will help you learn and grow Diversity At Wheaton Multicultural Development Organizations Discover how multicultural development organizations are living out Christ centered diversity at Wheaton and learn more about how you can get involved More mywheaton My 1 2

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Diversity/Explore-Diversity-at-Wheaton (2016-02-16)
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  • Diversity Statistics | Wheaton
    or More Races which were parts of other data points in the past As an example the African American enrollment figures would increase by over 30 in the past We rejoice that reporting facilitates students being able to identify holisitcally however we recognize that enrollment data has been impacted Fall 2015 Enrollment Figures Number in parenthesis reflects Fall 2005 enrollment figures Ethnicity Undergrad Graduate Total African American 65 2 6 50 24 4 7 10 89 3 0 60 Asian American 213 8 6 169 31 6 1 32 244 8 2 201 Latino American 135 5 5 72 5 1 0 10 140 4 7 82 Native American 1 0 1 9 2 0 3 1 3 0 1 10 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 Two or More Races 115 4 7 14 2 8 129 4 3 Total 529 21 5 300 76 14 9 53 605 20 4 356 International 66 2 7 53 10 4 119 4 0 Undergraduate Enrollment Percentages Academic Year Total Ethnic Enrollment Total Campus Headcount Percentage Student of Color 90 91 165 2205 7 5 95 96 252 2280 11 1 00 01 220 2390 9 2 05 06 300 2393 12 5 10 11 370 2434 15 2 15 16 529 2463 21 5 Comparative Undergraduate Enrollment Data by Ethnicity Reported Fall 2013 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System IPEDS Comparative Undergraduate Enrollment Data by Ethnicity comparing Wheaton College to other Christian Colleges Christian College Consortium Ethnicity Wheaton College Average Range Wheaton s rank out of 13 compared to 1st place institution White 77 6 77 0 60 5 86 0 7 Wheaton College 1 Messiah Black 2 1 4 5 1 0 14 8 11 Wheaton College 1 Trinity International Hispanic 4 9 5 1 1 7 12 8 6 Wheaton College 1 Westmont Asian 8 1 3 5 0 7 10 5 2 Wheaton College 1 Seattle Pacific AmerInd 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 11 Wheaton College 1 George Fox Seattle Pacific Two More 4 5 3 6 0 8 7 5 5 Wheaton College 1 Seattle Pacific Hawaiian 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 11 Wheaton College 1 Westmont George Fox Unknown 0 9 2 9 0 4 9 7 11 Wheaton College 1 Trinity NonRes 1 8 3 0 0 4 6 5 8 Wheaton College 1 Houghton Council for Christian Colleges Universities Ethnicity Wheaton College Average Range Wheaton s rank out of 100 compared to 1st place institution White 77 6 69 1 23 6 91 7 33 Wheaton College 1 College of Ozarks Black 2 1 9 1 0 6 53 3 87 Wheaton College 1 Victory Hispanic 4 9 8 1 0 0 39 9 55 Wheaton College 1 Fresno Pacific Asian 8 1 2 4 0 0 15 9 55 Wheaton College 1 Biola AmerInd 0 1 0 7 0 0 6 7 94 Wheaton College 1 Oklahoma Weslyan Two More 4 5 2 5

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Diversity/Statistics (2016-02-16)
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  • Frequently Asked Questions | Wheaton
    in the dining hall look carefully to observe if students are sitting together only with peers with similar ethnicities If you do see a group of students with similar ethnicities sitting together consider sitting down and getting to know your siblings in Christ who may have a different cultural perspective Q In what ways do cultural differences influence the student population and is it a social issue worth talking about A It is common for students to come to Wheaton believing that the Civil Rights Movement solved all the race related problems in the United States Clearly the impact of the Civil Rights Movement was the empowering of many people in the US a great deal of the legislation passed during the time benefited white women yet as a nation we continue to wrestle with perceptions and assumptions predicated on the hue of one s skin one s accent the shape of one s eyes or one s name Laws have helped to mitigate against the negative impact of the most heinous forms of discrimination over the years However the personal covert issues regarding assumptions based on racial ethnic identity and actions based on those assumptions continue to occur Ultimately we are addressing an issue of sinful actions and our sin nature sin is not so easily solved but rather continually presented to the Lord asking for His redemption Q What role does affirmative action play in Wheaton s ability to attract and foster a diverse community A One of the greatest misnomers is that Affirmative Action means reaching racial ethnic quotas through the lowering of standards Wheaton has a growing population of students of color who are confident that the Lord has led them here The qualifications of these students would certainly afford them financial assistance at other schools in amounts up to full tuition room and board plus books In the recent past Wheaton has lost prospective students of color to institutions such as Duke Washington University Oberlin and the University of Chicago The challenge is that students of color who enter on par with campus expectations as all our students of color do are sometimes made to feel that their enrollment is strictly based on their racial ethnic identity and not on their academic leadership and other abilities as well as their Christian faith commitment Wheaton is actively recruiting students of color in an effort to foster relationships with communities that have previously been unreached by the College These intentional recruitment efforts have yielded growth at the College in recent years The Admissions Office is intent on recruiting women and men who love Jesus are academically gifted and will contribute to the campus community Q What are some healthy ways to discuss cultural differences A Discussing race and ethnicity is not easy Anglos sometimes assume that the issue of diversity has been given too much attention at Wheaton College and that we can move on to other concerns Racism is a form of sin and has been

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Diversity/FAQs (2016-02-16)
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