International Student Profile: Andrew Bilindabagabo

Class of 2014 Andrew Bilindabagabo is a freshman Communications major in the Templeton Honors College. He is hoping to pursue film production, or as he calls it, “another means of story-telling”. Bilindabagabo claims that there is a story behind everything in our lives, and that these are the stories which need to be told. According… Read more »

Current Student Spotlight: Evan Hewitt

Class of 2011 On top of receiving a top-notch education and becoming integrated into a Christian community, one of the very best experiences for the Templeton Honors College student is a semester spent abroad. This opportunity not only allows students to separate themselves from their usual surroundings and schedules, but it also provides an opportunity… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Charles, Miller, Pansa & Wilson-Hartgrove

The Templeton Honors College is proud to facilitate an atmosphere of conscious thought that often leads to publication of its students, both current and alumni. This summer, the Honors College saw four of its students published, Paul Charles, Catherine Miller, and Kristina Pansa (formerly Caldwell) in Eastern University’s Spirit magazine, and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove in Christianity… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Nathan Farris

Class of 2013 Nathan Farris is currently a sophomore in the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University majoring in Economic Development and Philosophy. Farris is a natural entrepreneur and has already begun to put his skills to use in the initiation of a coffee business called Golden Crown Coffee. Nathan believes that God calls his… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Katie Ruth

Class of 2012 During the summer of 2010, Katie Ruth spent ten weeks on a small family farm outside of Rongo, Kenya. Ruth, a junior in the Templeton Honors College, was born in Kenya and chose to go back for her required study-abroad experience out of an interest in justice and sustainability. She came home… Read more »

Current Student Spotlight: Chelsea Merkel

Class of 2013 Currently a freshman in the Templeton Honors College, class of 2013 student, Chelsea Merkel is wasting no time on setting out to broaden her horizons. As an enrollee in the biochemistry program at Eastern University, Miss Merkel is looking forward to a career in the sciences. One step that Merkel is taking… Read more »

International Student Profile: Jonathan Atkinson

Class of 2014 The Templeton Honors College is an increasingly diverse community that each year welcomes more students of international backgrounds. Jonathan Atkinson is a first year Honors College student from Surrey, British Columbia in Canada. Jon chose to come to Eastern and specifically the Honors College for a number of reasons. “I wanted to… Read more »

International Student Profile: Nabi DeAngulo

Class of 2014 The first thirteen years of Nabi’s life were spent in Bolivia, a country rich with the culture of the Andes Mountains. There, her parents helped to cultivate within Nabi a desire for knowledge and serving others from a very young age. Some of Nabi’s favorite memories are from dinnertime discussions during which… Read more »

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Phil Cary

Scholar-in-Residence As Scholar-in-Residence for the Templeton Honors College and Professor of Philosophy at Eastern University, Dr. Phillip Cary is worth more than his weight in gold to the faculty and students that he works with. Serving in his capacity as a teacher, Dr. Cary also spends time as both a mentor and a friend to… Read more »

Current Student Spotlight: Danielle Bailey & Marissa Bartow

Class of 2012 For most students, a semester spent abroad yields the opportunity to experience unfamiliar cultures, interact with challenging curriculums and to form new relationships. For Danielle Bailey and Marissa Bartow however, a semester abroad holds an exciting and challenging experience that stands outside of the norm. This trip for the two Honors College… Read more »