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: 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 »

Alumni Spotlight: Christina Rabeler

Class of 2009 Being a part of the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University as an undergraduate student throws wide open many doors of opportunity to excel in academia. Sometimes, these successes accomplished under the guise of undergraduate studies even outlast our careers as students. Such is the case for Class of 2009 Templeton Honors… Read more »