PLNU Welcomes Alana Nicastro

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In May, Alana Nicastro joined PLNU as the new director of external program development, an aspiration she had been seeking to acquire for quite some time. “I’ve always loved this university,” said Nicastro, “and now I’ve found a position here that allows me to work with all of the talents I’ve been given.” Nicastro received… Read more »

PLNU Hosts 30th Annual Multicultural Journalism Workshop

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From June 17-27, 18 high school juniors and seniors participated in a rigorous journalism program on PLNU’s campus. This was the 30th anniversary of the Multicultural Journalism Workshop, sponsored by the California Chicano News Media Association (CCNMA) and hosted by Point Loma Nazarene University. In honor of its 30th year, San Diego County Supervisor Greg… Read more »

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 »

PLNU coalition helps restore wildlife at Border Field State Park

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This past month, a group of volunteers from PLNU joined with the Tijuana Estuary at Border Field State Park, along with a number of students from UCSD and WILDCOAST, “an international conservation team that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife,” to help restore much of the environment that was either damaged or destroyed during the… Read more »

Community Classroom

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Over 80 students are currently participating in Community Classroom, a new semester-long, cross-cultural immersion program where PLNU students live together in City Heights, San Diego, while taking courses taught by PLNU faculty in the community.  This is a cross-disciplinary program committed to work in partnership with the many non-profits in City Heights, along with several… Read more »