PLNU Hosts Special Olympics Track Meet

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This past Saturday, Point Loma Nazarene University partnered with Special Olympics, San Diego Parks and Recreation, Chula Vista and Harbor Kiwanis, and the San Diego Silverbacks semi-pro football team to host the San Diego County Regional Special Olympics Track Meet on PLNU’s campus. PLNU’s School of Education, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Office of… Read more »

Kyoto Prize Symposium Comes to PLNU

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Kyoto The Kyoto Prize Symposium began Tuesday morning at Point Loma Nazarene University, where winners of the Kyoto Prize, Japan’s highest private award for lifetime achievement in advanced technology, basic science, and the arts and philosophy, met with students, faculty, and the media at the opening luncheon. Other local universities will host laureate lectures for… Read more »

Report Card on the Media Airs This Month

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This month, Channel 4 San Diego will be airing the annual “Report Card on the Media” event, which PLNU hosted on Jan. 26 at the Fermanian Business Center Three well-known newsmakers made up this year’s “payback panel,” where they were each able to give the media a grade based on the coverage their stories received in 2011…. Read more »

Glimpse of Keller

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Here’s a glimpse of what is currently featured in Keller Art Gallery. Come check out the exhibit through Feb. 10: Bryan Miller “Tangled Up In Blue” January 16 – February 10 Keller Art Gallery Bryan Miller is a Los Angeles artist. This exhibit features his beautiful, mysterious paintings in which his imagery, painterly style, and… Read more »

Recyclemania

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Starting this weekend, the PLNU campus community will participate in Recyclemania, a 10-week “friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities,” against 549 other colleges and universities around the the U.S. and Canada. This year, participants will collect one day worth of PLNU’s trash, sort it,… Read more »

Paws Awhile

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At PLNU, students are encouraged to de-stress, especially during a trying finals week. The second annual “Paws Awhile Study Break,” on Dec. 13 from 12 – 2 p.m. on the Ryan Library Plaza Deck, gives students the opportunity to spend time with guide dogs in training and certified therapy assistant dogs. The event, sponsored by… Read more »

New solar power systems unveiled

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Two new solar systems were recently dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at PLNU. The new 620kW DC photovoltaic (PV) system and 54 kW solar thermal hot water system on PLNU’s campus will provide a combined savings of up to $1.6 million over the next 20 years. The projects build on PLNU’s first solar PV system… Read more »