Student and Alumni Spotlights for the Intercultural Studies Program

Luke, Degree in International Studies

Name: Luke Mittwede
Major: Biblical Studies and International Studies
Hometown: Ankara, Turkey
Fact: I am half Canadian (mom's side), half American (dad's side), and fully Turkish (my own side :P)

I chose to come to Belhaven University because... all my brothers had come here before me. Secondly, it had the major I wanted. Thirdly, all the folks I had previously met at the university (faculty and students alike) were extremely pleasant and personable. Finally and most importantly, I felt like this is what God had for me.

One relationship that has meant a lot to me while attending Belhaven University... fortunately, there have been far too many to single out one, but by attending Belhaven, I have had the opportunity to meet and get to know my girlfriend Mary.

Because of my degree from Belhaven University... I will be better equipped to serve God in whatever capacity He has for me, whether that is through seminary and the mission field or something else.

One word to describe my experience at Belhaven: Grand