Summer 2013
SUMMER 2013Wesleyan Today is published twice a year, in winter and summer. If you would like to receive a copy, contact Lori Essig at or 605-995-2614.


Digital DWU

Dakota Wesleyan offers an online MBA and an online RN to Bachelor of Science degree.

Athletic Hall of Fame inducteesLife-changing experience prepares Eagle Scout for any storms ahead

Former McGovern student chronicles politician’s time as an educator

Historian Dorothy Schwieder ’55 records her memories of George McGovern as a teacher.

Meet Amy Novak

Amy Novak became the 20th president of Dakota Wesleyan University in June.  Read about her vision, her background and her family.

DWU’s track All-American

Reluctant athlete Tamika Irvin sets school records and etches her place in Tiger history.

Class Notes

What are your friends and classmates up to?

Face Value

Meet Carol Weiss, accounts receivable accountant.

Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
Dakota Wesleyan University has been honored as a College of Distinction through demonstration of excellence in these areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
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