PLNU Ranked by Washington Monthly

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PLNU was recently ranked No. 28 in the Washington Monthly‘s 2011 College Guide, in the category of master’s universities. Their rankings rate schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and Ph.D.s), and service (encouraging students to give something… Read more »

PLNU Presents at Global Microcredit Summit

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From November 14-17, Dr. Rob Gailey, director of the Center for International Development and associate professor of business, and Rebecca Harver, a senior honors student and Spanish major, will be attending The Global Microcredit Summit held in Valladolid, Spain. At the summit, Gailey will present a paper he and Harver co-wrote entitled, “How Can Microfinance Contribute to… Read more »

Highest-ever ranking in U.S. News & World Report

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We thought you’d like to know that U.S. News & World Report ranked PLNU 15th in the category Regional Universities – West in the 2012 Best Colleges guide. This is PLNU’s highest-ever ranking in Best Colleges, and it is representative of the university’s academic quality, strong graduation and retention rates, selectivity, and alumni giving rate,… Read more »

Student Spotlight – John Castillo

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At PLNU, John is a pioneer – not just for himself, but also for future design students. John’s mother died from a heart condition when he was nine. His sister, age 22 at the time, dropped out of college to help raise him. When it was time for John to go away to college, they… Read more »

Business Alum is Combining Business and Bibles

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Alum and former Entrepreneur Enrichment Program (EEP) participant Jim Houliston is using unexpected methods to disperse Bibles. His endeavor, The Daggar Project, intrigued readers in Risen Magazine. Houliston’s partner during the EEP process was PLNU alum, Paul Gentry. When commenting on their past involvement with EEP, Gentry mentioned, “There’s no doubt the EEP significantly helped… Read more »