Spring 2020 Bethel University Magazine

HEALING WOUNDS IN SYRIA First-year Bethel nursing student Alyssa Stoltzfus (pictured, second from right) shares her experience providing front-line medical care in Syria through Frontier Alliance International. 04 MAKING BETHEL THEATRE HISTORY PROFESSOR PRAYS FOR REVIVAL Senior Stephen White is making Bethel history by qualifying for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival national competition. From Tajikistan and back to Bethel, Associate Professor of Biology Katie Weakland, Ph.D. SLFWXUHG EHORZ DW OH̃ KDV dedicated herself to seeing revival. 06 08 A L UMN I 14 S POR T S 12 G I V I NG B A CK 15 HE A L ED TO EMPOWE R OTHE R S 16 COVER: This issue, “True. Blue. BU.” features people who embody the mission of Bethel University. Graduating senior Paul Cooke ’20 shares how his Bethel experience has prepared him for medical school at Marian University (I ndianapolis, Ind. ). Page 10 4 6 8 Joan McClendon ’10,’12, is passionate about empowering women to share their voice and have a seat at the table of QRQSURƃW ERDUGV 3 SPRING 2020