Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Grunert

Class of 2005 After graduating from the Honors College, Jonathan Grunert moved on to many new and exciting things, yet admittedly cannot leave his pursuit of higher learning. Whether through teaching or becoming a student again himself, Grunert has consistently been involved in the academic community outside of the Honors College. Although the Templeton Honors… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Joshua Meservy

Class of 2004 Following his graduation in 2004, Templeton Honors College alumnus Joshua Meservy took the path less traveled and flew across the Atlantic Ocean to serve in Zambia as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer. Armed with a master’s degree in history, Meservy served in agriculture and forestry projects for the first year and… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Katie Miller

Class of 2008 Katie Miller graduated from the Templeton Honors College in 2008 with degrees in Communications and Psychology. After graduation from Eastern, Katie Miller went on to the University of Pennsylvania and earned a Masters in Social Work. Now, using the blessings God has showered upon her and the skills cultivated by the Templeton… Read more »

Alumni Profile: Rebecca Osborn

Class of 2007 Rebecca Osborn graduated from Eastern University’s Templeton Honors College with a Bachelors degree in Missions and Anthropology. Since her graduation in 2007 however, she has gone on to do things that are wildly different from what she ever imagined she would do. “I chose a Missions and Anthropology degree because of my… Read more »

Alumni Sarah Vanacore

Class of 2006 Sarah received her BA in English Literature when she graduated from Eastern University in 2006, and she says that the Honors College pushed her to think better and also more critically beyond her years at school. Her professors at Eastern were both challenging and encouraging. When struggling with the possibility of going… Read more »

Alumni Stephen Bonanni

Class of 2003 Upon starting his studies at Eastern University, New Jersey resident Stephen Bonanni was not planning on entering the armed forces. He enjoyed history a great deal however and, earning a degree in History, figured that he would go on either to graduate school or law school after his graduation in 2003. It… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Allison Duncan

Class of 2007 Allison Duncan graduated from Templeton Honors College in 2007 with degrees in English Writing and Theology. In addition, Allison graduated with a passion for the pursuit of lifelong learning towards which the Honors College had taught her to aspire. Templeton Honors College provided many opportunities for Allison during her years as an… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Christopher Plumberg

Class of 2009 To many, achievement is weighed by wealth, luxury, certifications or another sort of worldly measure. However, Christopher Plumberg, a graduate of Eastern University and the Templeton Honors College, has decided to measure his achievement by something else. According to Plumberg, “I believe that my life must consist in being filled with the… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Class of 2003 Following the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and his wife Leah participated in an Iraqi relief initiative by Christian Peacemaker Teams known as Operation Iraqi Freedom. During the conclusion of this journey, the Wilson-Hartgroves and their team of aid workers experienced an unexpected catastrophe on their trip…. Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Wayne Pansa

Class of 2009 At the outset of 2010, the world was struck by news of an earthquake in Haiti. Declared by the United Nations to be the worst disaster ever encountered by its outfit, many governments and relief organizations countered the calamity with an immediate response. Not to be overlooked in these efforts were the… Read more »