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  • References and Letters of Recommendation | Wheaton
    reference is the one who will say He worked for me and I wish I could hire him back Three references are plenty Most employers will go to the trouble of phoning your references only after having made a decision to consider you seriously for a position and will probably do so in an effort to reinforce their positive impressions Do not rely on people whose opinion of you is less than clear even if they carry considerable weight within the industry you are trying to enter Using an industry bigwig as a reference will only help you if you know the person in question fairly well Try to elicit recommendations from people who can honestly speak highly of your back ground skills accomplishments and potential Reference First Step The process begins when you approach an individual who knows you well and ask them if they would be willing to serve as your reference as you go about your application process After this beginning you will want to set up an appointment with your reference to acquaint them with your aspirations and help them develop a good sense of how they can help you if they are called upon by your future employers This meeting is important because it gives your reference a feeling of confidence that they will be able to help you and it lets you get a feel for how they will respond to potential calls Recommendation Action Plan The following are suggestions to aid you in requesting letters of recommendation or selecting individuals who you will list on a reference page Start Early Look for people who view you favorably and ask them for recommendations before they go on sabbatical forget you or even change their minds about you Select Someone Who Knows You Well Identify individuals such as professors past employers supervisors of internships supervisors of summer jobs supervisors of extracurricular activities etc Choose Writers Carefully When You Need Actual Recommendation Letters Assess the ability of your letter writers An Ideal Recommendation Writer Will Meet Several of the Following Criteria Has a high opinion of you Knows you well in more than one area of your life Has taught or worked with a large number of students and can make favorable comparisons between you and your peers Has good communication skills Is familiar with the organization s to which you are applying Is familiar with the types of responsibilities involved in the position s for which you are applying Ask Appropriately Ask if he or she would be willing and has time to write a letter in the next two or three weeks Recognize that professors and employers are undoubtedly busy and that writing a good letter will take one to two hours If you detect reluctance allow the writer to decline gracefully letters produced unwillingly will not be of much value Provide Background Make an appointment to discuss your letter and provide background about yourself Before the meeting assemble some material that you can

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  • About the Center for Applied Christian Ethics | Wheaton
    Mission The Center for Applied Christian Ethics CACE supports the mission of Wheaton College by promoting and encouraging the formation of moral character and the application of biblical ethics to contemporary moral decisions Practice As part of the Faith Learning and Living Initiatives of Wheaton College CACE serves Wheaton faculty and students through a portfolio of activities including ethical training public forums and projects An annual theme provides the organizing framework for CACE programming Themes are selected for their interdisciplinary reach and their contemporary significance Past themes include Challenges in Christian Ethics Charting a course for the 21st Century Created or Crafted Exploring Identity What s the Frequency Authentic living in a 5000 channel universe Thy Kingdom Come Christian Moral Engagement in the World Enviroment Economics Equity Community and Freedom Competition and Success Secrecy Lying and Censorship Greed and Generosity in Personal and Public Life Distinctive Responsibilities for the Environment Valuing Families and Family Values Violence and Peace Ethical Challenges of Globalization Liberty Security and Dissent Moral Judgment and Decision Making in a Corporate Society and The Future of Humanity Technology Medicine and Genetics In addition to its on campus presence CACE provides the broader public with publications programming and conferences Through a tri annual newsletter featuring essays and book reviews a website national and regional conferences and academic publications CACE presents evangelical moral reflections on contemporary issues All CACE campus programs are open to the public and announced in the Chicagoland news media Select CACE forums are broadcast on the Wheaton College website local radio and cable television Structure CACE originated from a 1986 Christian College Consortium PEW project entitled Ethics Across the Curriculum Under the supervision of the Provost at Wheaton College the Center s activities are coordinated by a part time faculty director and planned by a

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/CACE/About-CACE (2016-02-17)
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  • CACE Steering Committee | Wheaton
    Wytsma Ferguson Commission Vigen Guroian David Moore CACE Events Archive Current CACE Faculty Articles Beth Jones Daniel J Treier Kristen Page Tiffany Eberle Kriner Darcie Dezell Brian Howell Mark Lewis Brian Miller Jay Wood 2013 14 CACE Faculty Articles eJournal eJournal archive Resources Articles Booklets Discernment Newsletter Student Fellows Writings Audio and Video Hot Topics Ethics Links Penner Foundation David A Penner Biography David A Penner Debates 2003 Debate 2004 Debates 2009 Debates 2010 Debates CACE About Steering Committee and Staff CACE Steering Committee Wheaton College s Ethics Center Steering Committee and Staff Menu Steering Committee and Staff Deicke Student Fellowships From the Director CACE Speakers Bureau Dr David Fletcher Chair Philosophy Dr David Setran Christian Formation and Ministry Dr Lynn Cohick Bible Theology Dr Stanton Jones Provost ex officio Dr Ray Lewis Biology Dr Sally Morrison Education Dr Jonathan Saylor Conservatory of Music Dr Larycia Hawkins Politics and International Relations Dr Steve Ivester Dean for Student Engagement CACE Staff Dr Vincent Bacote Director Joy Trieglaff Office Administrator Drew Boa Lois Deicke Student Fellow Christian Stackaruk Lois Deicke Student Fellow Share This Page Feedback Media Center Back to Top Center for Applied Christian Ethics About Calendar Events Current CACE Faculty

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  • Deicke Student Fellowships | Wheaton
    Resources Articles Booklets Discernment Newsletter Student Fellows Writings Audio and Video Hot Topics Ethics Links Penner Foundation David A Penner Biography David A Penner Debates 2003 Debate 2004 Debates 2009 Debates 2010 Debates CACE About Deicke Student Fellowships Deicke Student Fellowships Wheaton College s Ethics Center Student Fellow program prepares students for real world challenges Menu Steering Committee and Staff Deicke Student Fellowships From the Director CACE Speakers Bureau The Lois Deicke Fund for Ethics Education honors the character and the legacy of Lois Deicke s life The CACE Student Fellow program will honor Lois by providing financial support for one or more Wheaton College students to work with the programs and activities of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics CACE As a condition for holding this appointment the student must Hold talents and abilities fitting the needs of CACE Indicate an interest in the work of CACE Demonstrate a pattern for personal responsibility and interest in serving others Be willing and able to honorably represent CACE and the name of Lois Deicke in public functions Current Deicke Student Fellows Chris Stackaruk 16 Kayo Motta 16 Graduate Fellow Previous Student Fellows Drew Boa 15 Patrick Lannen 14 Richie Kovac 15

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  • From the CACE Director | Wheaton
    From the CACE Director Menu Steering Committee and Staff Deicke Student Fellowships From the Director CACE Speakers Bureau As the director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics at Wheaton College I am excited about the possibilities and opportunities that lie before us In the coming year we will have many interesting speakers and events to help us in the task of discerning our responsibilities in society and negotiating the complexities which inevitably arise Please join us throughout the year and meanwhile peruse our website to see the many resources we have available Dr Vincent Bacote Director of Center for Applied Christian Ethics Associate Professor of Theology Email Vincent Bacote wheaton edu Want Answers to Tough Cultural Questions Listen to Dr Bacote s on air interview The Political Disciple Dr Bacote was recently interviewed by Dr David Anderson on his radio show Afternoons with David Anderson on WAVA radio in Washington DC Some of the topics touched on included Ferguson MO as well as marriage identity issues and a host of cultural topics The file is available at WETN org More Find out more about Dr Bacote at vincentbacote com Vince Bacote on Inside Wheaton Check out Dr Bacote s interview about the Death Penalty on Inside Wheaton with Greg Wheatley More Stripping Away the Magic and Make Believe from Our Vocations Read Dr Bacote s latest post at Institute for Faith Work Economics where one of our previous Student Fellows is a Senior Editor Way to go Greg Ayers More Dr Bacote Speaks Search WETN for several panel discussions and chapel messages by Dr Bacote on Wheaton College s Campus or visit his website More Moving Past Hatred Avoid Hate Love Your Neighbor Patheos The reality of hate is ancient but a world amid a communications revolution has yielded

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  • CACE Speakers Bureau | Wheaton
    Debates 2003 Debate 2004 Debates 2009 Debates 2010 Debates CACE About CACE Speakers Bureau CACE Speakers Bureau Ethics is a cross discipline topic that Wheaton College Faculty are available to speak on locally or globally Menu Steering Committee and Staff Deicke Student Fellowships From the Director CACE Speakers Bureau All speakers listed are currently faculty with Wheaton College They are listed alphabetically To contact a speaker call the direct number and discuss topic s availability and honorarium The Center for Applied Christian Ethics does not handle schedules or honorarium rates Dr Vincent Bacote Director of the Ethics Center and Assistant Professor of Theology Topics Christians and Culture Race and Ethnic Issues Contact Vincent Bacote wheaton edu Dr Amy E Black Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations Topics Evangelicals and Politics Rhetoric vs Reality Campaigns in Context Understanding the U S Congress Contact Amy Black wheaton edu Dr Gary Burge Professor of New Testament Topic The History of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict Contact Gary Burge wheaton edu Dr Ken Chase Associate Professor of Communication Topics Ethical Issues in Church Life Studies in 1 Corinthians Ethical Dimensions of Christian Communication Contact Kenneth Chase wheaton edu Dr David Fletcher Chair CACE Faculty Steering Committee Department of Philosophy Topics Bioethics Contact David Fletcher wheaton edu Dr Bruce Howard Professor and Chair of Business and Economics Topic The Ingredients of Moral Markets Contact Bruce Howard wheaton edu Dr Brian Howell Assistant Professor of Anthropology Topic Culture Change Global Christianity short term missions tourism Contact Brian Howell wheaton edu Dr David Lauber Associate Professor of Theology Contact David Lauber wheaton edu Dr Sally Morrison Assistant Professor of Education Topics Ethical Practice in Education K Middle School Moral Influence in School Practice Contact Sally Morrison wheaton edu Dr Robert O Connor Professor of Philosophy Topics Intelligent

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  • CACE Calendar | Wheaton
    Howell Mark Lewis Brian Miller Jay Wood 2013 14 CACE Faculty Articles eJournal eJournal archive Resources Articles Booklets Discernment Newsletter Student Fellows Writings Audio and Video Hot Topics Ethics Links Penner Foundation David A Penner Biography David A Penner Debates 2003 Debate 2004 Debates 2009 Debates 2010 Debates CACE Calendar CACE Calendar Menu Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then

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  • Upcoming Events | Wheaton
    Jay Wood 2013 14 CACE Faculty Articles eJournal eJournal archive Resources Articles Booklets Discernment Newsletter Student Fellows Writings Audio and Video Hot Topics Ethics Links Penner Foundation David A Penner Biography David A Penner Debates 2003 Debate 2004 Debates 2009 Debates 2010 Debates CACE Events Upcoming Events CACE presents evangelical moral reflections on contemporary issues Menu Michael Wear Michael Gerson Recent Events Ken Wytsma GC2 Summit Wytsma Ferguson Commission Vigen

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