Amy Bernard, '08, took full advantage of the liberal arts undergraduate education she received at Whitworth. As a double major in philosophy and theatre, she explored a wide range of opportunities during her time in school – opportunities that have helped her pursue successful career paths after graduation.
Soon after entering Whitworth's education program, Sarah Douglas, '09, began inquiring about student teaching overseas, realizing it would be the ideal gateway to a full-time international teaching position. With help from the School of Education's professors and staff, Douglas has spent the last nine months teaching English at Marianas High School, in Saipan.
2010 Whitworth alumni Brianne Jensen and Daniel Lewis and seniors Claire LePage and Heather Wallace have received the 2010 Samuel Robinson Award. The students received up to $5,000 based on their recitation of the Westminster Shorter Catechism and a 2,000-word essay.
Noted pastors and teachers Luke Powery and Andy Dearman will lead the 35th annual Whitworth Institute of Ministry July 12-16 on the Whitworth campus, in north Spokane. WIM provides clergy, laity, and their spouses and children with a week of spiritual encouragement, equipping for ministry, and inspiring worship.
Whitworth University has appointed John Hengesh, a longtime Spokane-area executive and adjunct faculty member in the School of Global Commerce & Management, to serve as interim director of the Whitworth Graduate Studies in Business Program. He begins June 1.