This February, a $105,000 Special Program State of California Song-Brown grant was awarded to PLNU’s School of Nursing. Song-Brown grants are offered through the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development and the Healthcare Workforce Training Act. Thirty-four California nursing programs applied, with two categories available: Capitation and Special Programs. The PLNU School of Nursing Special… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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What began as a small idea by members of the Westminster Presbyterian Church, PLNU professor of sustainability Dr. Harry Watkins, and students in Watkins’ “Sustainability in Action” class became a reality this month with the creation of the Westminster Community Garden (WCG). The 7,500 square foot garden includes 12 10×10 garden plots and 14 10×20… Read more »

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Dr. John Wu, chair of the Department of Psychology and professor of psychology, just published the Kindle edition of The Yoyo Dad’s Journal: Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids in an Up and Down World. Wu “shares his thoughts and observations about parenting and leading an emotionally healthy life in this humorous and concise book.” From Amazon:… Read more »

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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 »

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