Six PLNU Students Study The Human Factor in Ghana

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Every year, Dr. Senyo Adjibolosoo conducts a summer study abroad program in Ghana, Africa, to visit The Human Factor Leadership Academy (HFLA). HFLA is an international transformational development education program of the International Institute for Human Factor Development (IIFHD), which Adjibolosoo founded in 1992. The primary intent of this program is to produce men and women who… Read more »

Our Own Olympian – Kelly Mitchell

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With the London Olympics in full swing, did you know that PLNU has an Olympian right here on our campus? Ryan Library currently has items on loan from Kelly Rickon Mitchell, a PLNU university advancement development officer and member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic rowing team. Mitchell was a member of two Olympic teams winning a silver medal in… 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 »

Professors’ Legacy Continues with Chemistry Lab Manual’s 6th Edition

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Lab manuals don’t usually outlive a second edition, let alone six. But that’s exactly what PLNU emeriti chemistry professors Drs. Vic Heasley and Val Christensen and Dr. Gene Heasley emeritus professor at Southern Nazarene University have achieved. In 2012, the sixth edition of their introductory chemistry lab manual, Chemistry and Life in the Laboratory, was… Read more »

PLNU Professor Lends Expertise Abroad

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Robin Kohl, PLNU professor of education, recently returned from Kenya, Africa, where she spent 12 days volunteering as an educational consultant for Sango, an organization that provides funds and support to Kenyan high school students. Kohl works with Sango as a volunteer consultant for educational purposes. She gives an objective voice and opinion, looking at… Read more »

Graphic Design Program Boasts Successful Year

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PLNU’s graphic design program had a glowing year.  Click here to view the complete slideshow Largely under the leadership of adjunct professor MaeLin Levine, co-founder of San Diego design firm Visual Asylum who helped form the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) San Diego Chapter, PLNU students have gained valuable experience within the San Diego… Read more »

Commencement Highlights

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On May 5, 552 undergraduate, including 163 graduating with honors, and 292 graduate students graduates walked across the Greek Amphitheater stage and accepted diplomas. Congratulations to our 2012 PLNU grads! Watch video highlights

Professor David Cummings Making Discoveries and News

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Recently, Dr. David Cummings, professor of biology, has been making quite a bit of news for his discovery of antibiotic-resistant bacterial DNA in Southern California wetlands. (See stories in the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Huffington Post.) He and his students make trips to the Tijuana River Estuary, Famosa Slough in Point Loma, and Ballona… 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 »

Business Professor Awarded ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award

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Dr. Kim Hogelucht, PLNU associate professor of business, was honored with the 2012 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award for the Western Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP Region 7). The award is supported in all regions this year by a financial contribution from the University of Indianapolis’ in… Read more »