- ... and Finds a Second Home
Crystina Vance came to Walla Walla University two years ago as a transfer student from Chicago. “My mother really wanted me to go to a Seventh-day Adventist college, and so out of all of them I picked this one because of the engineering program. Plus, I have friends here as well,” she says.Read more
Making a good impression seems to come so naturally to Jonathan Fitch, senior mechanical engineering major, that it’s easy to forget there are some skills we all need to practice.Read more
- Know yourself. Identify your values, aptitudes, interests and personality and consider the areas of study and careers that align with them.
1. Help define goals.
Switch the focus from choosing the perfect major to defining personal and career goals.Read more
Free Peer Tutoring
The SDC provides free tutoring by more than 40 peer tutors in eight major subject areas. The most popular subjects for tutoring are mathematics, languages and writing. The SDC provides more than 1,500 tutoring appointments per quarter.Read more
- Analytical and critical thinking
- Applied problem-solving
- Ethical reasoning and decision making
- Innovation and creativity
- Oral and written communication skills
- Teamwork and leadership
- Engaging diversity
G.K. Chesterton is credited with a rather cogent reminder: "The object of a New Year,” he said, “is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul."Read more
A glowing fireplace with yuletide log, children caroling in the streets, brightly wrapped packages — these are images of Christmas so many hold dear.
But when the Word became flesh, there was little celebration, no red carpet, not even a welcome mat.
If not for the heavenly choir or star in the sky, even the shepherds and wise men would have skipped the occasion.Read more