Todd Vance, a PLNU social work student and Iraq War veteran, was recently awarded the 10News Leadership Award. The award is given to those who provide “leadership by making San Diego a better place to live, by standing up for those who need help, and improving the quality of life for all San Diegans.” Vance,… Read more »
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Point Loma Nazarene University had the 3rd highest pass rate in California on the 2010 certified public accountant (CPA) exam, according to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). PLNU was number one among private and Christian universities. PLNU graduates also had the highest average score on the exam. “I am pleased and… Read more »
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 »
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 »
One current PLNU student and two recent alumni have been recognized by the Metropolitan Opera National Council, and two of the three will be going on to compete at the regional level with the hope of advancing to the national finals. Soprano Christen Horne, a senior music and biology double major at PLNU, and mezzo-soprano… Read more »
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 »
Taking your student to college for the first time can be a little nerve racking for any parent. This past weekend, a few parents talked about bringing their new freshmen to PLNU.
They’ve all returned stateside! Through LoveWorks, PLNU’s short-term missions program, over 2,000 students, faculty, staff, and alumni have traveled to almost 60 world areas to serve with our sisters and brothers in Christ. We thought we’d give you a quick glimpse from just two trips. All photos and video by Eric Hires
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 »
From his childhood memories to his experiences as a college art student, senior Drew Oslovar has absorbed it all to make art that’s all about the process.