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"roberts wesleyan college" Discussed on The World and Everything In It
"Edition of the world and everything in it good morning. I'm megan basham. And i'm mary record. I up skipping college. Admissions tests last year mini. sat and act test centers. Shut down due to the pandemic that left states without the test. Scores usually crucial for getting into college. So last year many universities made standardized tests optional. Taking tests should be easier this year. But students may not need to bother. World's esther eaten explains why when illinois high school senior klay lindner signed up for the act last summer students were waiting hours in digital queues. Hoping to snag seats at test centers covid nineteen hadn't shut down so when a computer glitch transferred lindner's registration to arkansas. He didn't risk competing for another spot in the chicago area. Instead he switched his registration again to kentucky where there was less risk of cancellation and he could stay with relatives but not everyone can hop states for a test. A lot of students were stuck without scores so colleges and universities switched their admissions policies to test optional. That meant applicants could skip. Sat and act scores and still get in. John bar is head of enrollment at michigan. Spring arbor university. In addition to the entire spring run of tests being pulled off the calendar the fall run was impacted by restrictions on the number of students that could reasonably sit in in a location to take a standardized test and so we were trying to be responsive to the experience that are students were going through and and in doing so eliminate barriers are burdens that they might have for accessing higher education. Some schools had made the sat and act optional for applicants. In new york. Roberts wesleyan college found that. Sat scores didn't predict success for the schools. African american and first generation students so in twenty sixteen it made standardized test scores optional for those with high enough grade point. Averages kimberly is enrollment. Head at roberts. Wesleyan she said. The college has enrolled more racially and economically diverse students since making the switch and she considers that part of its mission as a christian school when confronted with the information says the. Sat act has zero predictive value or a black or african american student at robbers campus. I believe us court responsibility to say we can't continue using this metric. Not all school administrators. Felt that way but covid nineteen pushed many to reconsider testing improvement organization. Fair test estimates more than thirteen hundred institutions are test optional. Fall twenty twenty two up from just over one thousand pre pandemic. A handful have extended the change for three years. Some have made it. Permanent and almost seventy schools are now test blind meaning. They won't consider scores even if students submit them. So how do schools way applicants without tests some have kept minimum. Gpa standards or require scores only from certain applicants such home schoolers at alabama samford university whereabout. Thirty five percent of this year's applicants didn't submit scores. Enrollment had jason black. Said it counselors focused on transcript reviews essays and letters of recommendation who would say previously before the pandemic that there were many factors and test tesco was not anymore waited than something else was which was absolutely true but when you remove it no matter what portion of the pie is and you don't have something to replace it with that is an equal in. It's really the past not edible right. It's useless in so we had to rethink the entire process. It probably doubled the time. It took to review an applicant. Not all students are happy about dropping standardized tests some extra pressure on other portions of their applications such as grades an extracurriculars and the pandemic disrupted those to test blind admissions also frustrate those who hope high scores will offset weak. Gpa's weather more schools will stick with test. Optional policies for good depends on how new students fair in the past schools. That tried a test. Optional policy usually kept it but those schools tried the policies after extensive planning not out of necessity for now. Admissions counselors are focused on helping those admitted during the pandemic as they wait for data on student retention academic success. Jason black says that includes the team at sanford going just optional does not strike fear in us. We can make these decisions about permanent policies as the weeks and months unfold or putting for world. I'm esther ten coming up next on the world and everything in it.
"roberts wesleyan college" Discussed on Girl Power Alliance
"Kingdom minded mentoring and leadership. This is where women growth welcome back to another episode of the girl, Power Lions podcast. It is I've been looking forward all week to this recording. I'm so excited I met this incredible woman over social media I. Don't even remember actually how like maybe a group or something, but God's just brain amazing women into my circle here and I can't wait for you to meet her. Let me tell you a little bit about Brian. She is an imperfect believer by the way who isn't. She loves Jesus. She has been called to love help. Encourage teach. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology with a minor in psychology from Saint John Fisher, college with a masters of Science degree in school counseling from Roberts. Wesland. They say it right. Yes, you did girl. Robert Wesleyan College. She is currently studying educational lead leadership at Canisius College Lord Girl. You're just learn I love that about her weight. You hear her a I'm sorry to pursue administration in field of education. She has been blessed to be a New York state certified school. Counselor Speaker Writer Lago Blogger worship leader, life, coach, business, and brand, strategist, and business owner and. The CEO of Brian Potter Ministries founder of space of grace part. C O of bt P for Christ's the Princess, party worship leader at the father's House church and voices of victory, gossip, choir, goodness, sakes, and what else whatever else got decides to put along her path, and to bring glory to himself most importantly she aligns her desires with God hoping that throughout her daily ministry. That people know the love of God, just born and raised in Rochester New York is the oldest of three children by her biological parents blessed to be brought up in a home that had God at the center. She learned early that nothing could prosper without him most of all. It is where she learned how to be a better person who strives to Love God? To love others as God loves. ooh That is not could not be more poignant than today. Today Brian continues to utilize her God given gifts to help spread the love of God throughout the world in order, or the lost to be saved, and the found to be strengthened. Welcome Brian Potter Oh my goodness. I'm so honored. Thank you so much Michelle for that beautiful andro. I'm. I really want he bolton before even getting an into anything that my heart in my call Ms. Earth is love people and I've been blessed by the Lord to do that in many ways so I'm just a normal person guys who got found worthy to do these things I'm not worthy, but the Lord deemed his children. Were they so I'm just grateful to be able to be a vessel that says yes to Jesus is always. Always easy now it's loved put in their imperfect believer that it's who I am I. I'm imperfect. Get things wrong. I don't always get it right, but my heart is at Hawaiian sailing I. Pray about that to have a heart like David. Because David was a mighty man of God, but he got it wrong in so many ways, but God's grace and love for him and continuous prayer. So that's really I, am is I'm perfect. But I really have a heart for God and his people and I know that I'm calling earth for some things, and to shake up his kingdom, and I have said Yes to that. Okay so I just have to say this I? Read that incredible bio where you've already accomplished so much. Tell everybody how old you are Oh. Gosh, okay guys, so I'm twenty five years old. Maybe. I mean I'm just I'm once again is nothing to do a me if I if I'm going to. Bose is going to be in Jesus so I both that at this age. The Lord has allowed me to I. Don't want to say accomplish, but allow me to have my hand and things that are actually got to bring change in matter. Well, you have, and you have accomplish those things you know. Here's the thing. I think a Lotta Times like. We feel almost guilty to say. Thank you to the things that we've accomplished because we feel like it's boasting but what God made you exactly like you are engaged you all these strengths and talents and gifts and desires and. Proud in that because you're all, you're doing glorifying his work that he has done already in you and who he created you to be so. That in and received that. Says to. receive it. That was a lot of stuff in your twenty five and I know you fuss getting like just getting started. You have such passion. You have such drive. Share with share with everybody. That's listening a little bit about your story beyond just your bio. Because when we spoke the first time I was so moved by just your transparency and kind of your you sharing that i. think so many people can relate to your story. Yes, so I would love to share and be vulnerable with you guys and lower listeners, so I grew up in Rochester New York still here. My family as Michelle mentioned. I am the oldest of three My younger sister younger brother, I was born. Born in a family of faith, so we always believe in the Lord, but just because I in the Lord and not mean they actually understood what his love meant, and so it was very rocky journeys since elementary school up until college, really trying to figure out wasn't mean to be a child of guy. What is his love me because I'll be honest with you guys. I did not know I didn't understand it. Because I didn't understand my worth so by understood God. Understood is love and I would understand my purpose. Let's just say my worth. I am just starting to fully walkout. Ahead a lot of rejection from man, but as a believer, you're good at be rejected by the world, but I really broke me inside. It really did being rejected by a lot of people. Will that I wanted be friends with are being relationships with Romantically I just felt like a lot of rejection from man in that really put a damper on myself. Confidence my you. You a myself an, and and so as a result of that I, really kind of just grew to be a person who loved to please people, and it became a stronghold, the enemy us that strongholds up until like now let's just say that like enemies attack me in that, but the past two years God is just shaken me up to where I can't deny my worth. I can't deny it I cannot deny purpose. I know who I am I know who's Am and who I am and always loved challenge throughout my. Youth and my on the DACA and so I would say about my sophomore year in college is God. Really sorry. Draw me closer now. God was always trying to draw closer, but I became the one that listen I started listening. And can I always hope the God? I will live for you when I'm ready, so things I was holding onto like partying and college, and that aspect I wanted to hold onto it. The Music Nas saying that we music is bad guy is just like with any believer in the word of God says there are certain foods that we can in some that we can't. Depending on a person and for me, how was have a head of heavy conviction for secular music? Though I would appreciate the people that you follow your convictions, it's not a send. Listen to music. Right is give you that example of would is so into the world I love the things of the world that and new God was real I knew. Believed in both in the Holy Spirit the trinity, but I did not walk out my belief. And God said be Adore Word Not just a here only and so I heard his work. I believe I wasn't carrying it out. I wasn't doing it and so my sophomore year in.
"roberts wesleyan college" Discussed on Bob Lonsberry
"It happens anytime another hour of the Bob Lines, very show starting right now on Newsradio am. Thanks so much ma'am. I appreciate that Good Morning Americans and hello. My friend It has been a challenging time. For All of us which can make sometimes forget about the fact that there are people who are facing real challenges, and having real victories like talk to a couple who know per channel, but more about that than you and I from shoes me Rhonda quake. aren't to be joined by Tracy and Dwayne. read good morning. Folks welcome to the broadcast. Hi Bob. Good morning now, Mrs read is in Toronto quite. mister read. Where are you, please? Cosa Springs, What are you doing there? Here for a rea-. been wonderful staff here now. Get my body stronger her. Back backed up by four. Sushi's at home and he's a rehab. In Clifton Springs a Mrs read how how long since this man has been there with you at the house? since he's been here with me. We. How long have you been apart Alex? He been away. We have part since Hasn't been home since December thirtieth, but I did get to see him in RJ. When he was there, he moved over to the Rehab mid March just right when they started with the restrictions with the Kobe did. So I have not seen him other than twice. I have not seen him since March Gracious. please. Tell us the story. What happened how you going to be in the hospital back in December? He well, we're I to tell you that Dwayne what state of of himself, but he is an enduring husband, a father of three girls and Papa to six grandkids. With the technical technical director at Roberts Wesleyan College. We were on break between Christmas new years. Around the twenty seventh of December he starts out. On the twenty eighth, which was better day he went to our daughter worked urgent care now. He went there to to watch. The had the flu. He was diagnosed for flu he did have the flu strep. Be I'm sorry. Be Listening of the diagnosis. Home Tamiflu so that was the twentieth. The, twentieth and twenty nineteen, just like the clue, he acted like he had the flu different than just body aches and. Different things like that, but it just very cool by Monday the thirtieth. I was over watching my grandkids and I call the checkout him and he goes. I can't agree. And I'm like what you can't read. And he said I can't break so he was sent rj by ambulance, his oxygen level of the seventy nine. That was two days after he got diagnosed with the flu. By that day that evening he was intimidated and on a ventilator. Insensitive medical you. Also during that time was also diagnosed within that. With strep, a as well. viral and bacteria and ammonia is what they call it. at that point on the thirty first he found septic shock was in a drug induced coma. Paralysed in constant office. Day! He had very little chance of survival. He no organs were working. He was on full Mac like poor in on the act machine The fatality rate at that point was very high and they were telling us to amputations were likely at this point for his feet and fingers. And that was from the bathroom, Presser. That need to keep him alive. Keep. Is Organs working so? That's that's how fast that happen. My my gracious. BEBE! That's his condition at that stage. What? What's your condition like? At that stage? We're speaking with Tracy and dwayne Reed from Ron Quake, I. Mean you've had this he. He's become so dramatically ill so quickly. Your life has exploded in your face ma'am. What was that like? Well I went home to, and it took me forty five minutes to park my car in my driveway. That's how much of a man I. I couldn't figure out how to park my car in the driveway to come home to shower real quick to go back, but that then New Year's Day I came home, and you know we are a couple of faith. We have you know we're Christians And I remember walking in the House and saying I'm mad. Asthmatic God I'm walking out saying this. You're going to take him out with the flu. Really just amazing man it's. GotTa Kated Servant of the Lord you're GonNa. Take him out with the flu. This is silly. This is not a way to go, and and you know I. Angry. I was angry and I. I I had faith up until I had to use it, and then I didn't have it. So I felt guilty, and I was mad. So I had a conversation with that guy would slowly in this was all within the matter of a couple of hours when I was home. I was just pacing. I felt my knees. If he times, it was a math. And he was. It came over me that no I started thinking about the thirty years. I've had with Lane and how grateful! It was to have a cry. Have the gift of him. And how can I get Matt at Kahad when he visits gift for thirty years. You know and I so I turned my anger into gratitude pretty quickly and I. ACT ON. If he could please keep them alive. He got it over me for thirty years I. IT would be my question. To Take care of him for the rest of our lives to keep them here. And I begged him begged him. But that was my anger team and last back quickly. And just by the time you cook shower with back, you know the ICU we we camped out there. He and his three girls You know I was just I was just now just trying to live it moment by moment at that point, and that's exactly what it was like. Because things change minute by minute with his with bad. It's true true. Tracy Reid is being about her husband. A DWAYNE who worked out at Roberts Wesleyan. College struck with a whole bunch of bad stuff. Real quick. If I put you on, hold just for a moment will be back in the rest of their story in a moment on Newsradio lamb eleven eighty. Looking back friends welcome back wearing to speak with Tracy and Dwayne Reed. They're out of Rhonda quite. struck with the flu in the Monja at a horrible viral infection, he ended up the New Year's Day of this year at Rochester General to be honest with you on the verge of death well. When you have a loved one who's in the hospital? Your life style now rotates.
"roberts wesleyan college" Discussed on Christ is the Cure
"Welcome to crisis the cure. We are continuing our summer series with a variety of guests. In today we have Steven Welcome who is a professor of Christian Theology at Southern Baptist theological seminary Hi. How are you doing today? I'm flying greats. Be with your neck. Yeah, thank you for jumping on so before we actually begin, we're going to talk about progressive confidential and before we begin. Would you care to introduce yourself? Sure! There's probably a lot of things that could be. Said but as you said I, I teach at Southern Baptist theological seminary in in Kentucky and I've been here now. This is going. I'm in my twenty first year, so time is flying by and enjoyed my time here. Originally I'm a native I grew up in. Canada in the roughly the Toronto area. for people that don't all the geography of candidates probably close enough and so I grew up there in a Christian home. All the way through high school and was part of became a Christian at sixteen and and then I was part of. A reformed. Baptist, church in in in Canada where pastor. William Payne was my pastor and I learned a lot from him, and then I went to to school in after high school I Went to the United States and I went to a school in Rochester New York Roberts Wesleyan college to do a science degree met my wife we attended. a reformed Baptist Church a new Covenant Theology Church in in Rochester with John Reid, singer as our home pastor, and then after college, I went to Trinity Evangelical Vinnie School Philip Call to ministry. And did my md Ph, d., and then pastored in the in south. Dakota and prairies for four years taught for three years in British Columbia in at Trinity, Western, university. On in in the Vancouver British Columbia area in Canada for three years prior to coming to southern, and and I have been married now does my thirty fifth year of marriage to my wife, who I met at college, and then we have five children that range from thirty years old all the way down to to twenty years old, so that's a little bit about me. Wow, yeah, you got a full house. Yup Yup. It's been good, so that's great. That's awesome. Yeah, so it sounds like you've been kind of all around. North America in British Columbia is beautiful. It is absolutely gorgeous. But the Lord calls to come to Kentucky Kentucky's beautiful, but it's hard to beat the Pacific, northwest but. It's a very beautiful area, but we did enjoy our time there for three years and but then came to southern. Loved our time here in, Kentucky Awesome. So the one thing is that. Most people probably know you're from Your Book King Through Covenant With Peter Gantry. Correctly Yeah gentry genders entry. So with that text, it's quite a whopper. I guess what led Y'all to pursue that in to go down that road to write that book. Well. Peter and a both are from Canada and so. Even though we didn't know each other much in those years, he taught at Toronto Baptist Seminary..