We Were Made for More: Husband and Wife Alumni

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“Couples begin growing apart the moment they stop growing together,” said Ryan Frederick. Constant growth is required to continue maturing as both a person and a couple, and education is a great way to do just that.

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Joel and Megan Bain are the epitome of a couple who support each other and their communities. Eighteen years ago, Megan graduated from SNU Professional and Graduate Studies with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership.

Megan and Joel Bain
Megan and Joel Bain

Her education took her career in many directions, from working at Chesapeake Energy for 7 years to teaching elementary school for ten years. She now is the Membership Development Coordinator at the Midwest City Chamber.

Eighteen years later, Joel decided it was time to follow in his wife’s footsteps. After watching Megan’s success, he’s planning to finish his degree at SNU as well.

He will be earning college credit thanks to his vast life experience and completing 36 hours of college credit to earn his degree. As a current Midwest City Firefighter, his possibilities for growth and service to others are endless. We can’t wait to see all that he accomplishes during his time as a student!

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