“An upperclassman gave me the advice of using the project as an excuse to do something I had always wanted to do,” Swanson said. “I had the novel, ‘The Ten,’ written as a first draft, so I decided to give it another revision, read through it a few more times and just started shipping it out. A lot of ‘no’s’ later, I got the one ‘yes’ I needed and now here I am.”
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Oklahoma Christian University alumni Garrett McCurrach and Drew Bellcock are the creative minds behind a new way to take a shower.
“Our strength coach was kind of the founding father of strength and conditioning at the college level, and I just started learning a lot from him and bought into what he was doing,” Ka’aiohelo said. “So, when I saw how it changed my opportunities, I began thinking that I wanted to share some of that stuff when I was done playing ball. I knew that it worked for me—it was not something I read in a book—I actually got to live that experience and it motivated me to get out and learn more.”
A small business designed to ease the stress of cooking in the kitchen for people on the go. Foster, a mother of three children under five, created the concept after the frustration of planning meals each night.
“It has been really inspirational to me that, despite all the really difficult things they’ve gone through, they’ve been disowned by their families, they had to leave everything they knew, and through all that, they are so wonderful, happy all the time and eager to always learn more,” Will said.
Oklahoma Christian University alumni Kevin Lawrence and Connor Lankford worked together to create a platform to combine talents of the students and resources of the alumni, in hopes to better serve the community.
Two generous alumni donations allow the Student Investments Club to expand.
“We are looking at this as an opportunity to learn a lesson and identify what additional actions are required to better prepare our community.”