Will the fiscal fog clear? PLNU Chief Economist Dr. Lynn Reaser joined State of California Controller John Chiang on Nov. 15 at PLNU’s Economic Outlook 2013 to discuss. View the photos and an executive summary of the event.
This November, more than 25 students and staff from PLNU, along with 20 students and staff from Azusa Pacific University (APU), met with border patrol agents, immigrants rights activists, pastors, and immigrants themselves on PLNU’s Border Tour. Jennifer Guerra, senior social work major and CJR’s Welcome the Stranger intern, has participated in Border Tours several times before and reflects on this latest tour in her own words and photos.
It is not always easy, but it is rewarding in so many ways.
We sat down with a handful of graduate students so you could meet some of the professionals who chose PLNU for their graduate education.
In honor of Halloween, check out this recap in photos from this year’s Fall Festival.
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photos by Mariah Dietzler
Photos and copy by Bryan Pridmore, current MBA student
This month, a group of 18 PLNU students, faculty, staff, and one alum from PLNU’s Fermanian School of Business and Fermanian Business & Economic Institute traveled to New York City. The trip was a part of the MBAs’ special finance class. We are studying financial institutions and how they work in today’s economy. The special visits that we had prior to attending the annual NABE (National Association of Business Economics) conference were opportunities to put names with faces regarding the financial instruments we were studying in class.
Undergraduate students in PLNU’s Fermanian School of Business earned high scores on the 2012 Major Fields Test, “comprehensive undergraduate and MBA outcomes assessments designed to measure the critical knowledge and understanding obtained by students in a major field of study,” according to the Educational Testing Service (ETS) website.
Oct. 15-28, PLNU joins three other local universities – The University of California San Diego, San Diego State University, and California State University San Marcos – in Colleges Rock Hunger, a competitive food drive.
Kristin Klein, a senior international development studies major and vice president of PLNU’s Microfinance Club, was recently selected to present her research at the Poverty Action Conference in Fredericksburg, Va., Oct. 5-6. She will present her work-in-progress senior honors project titled “The Land of AIDS, Bloated Bellies, and Natives: Factors that Lead Nonprofit Organizations to Misrepresent sub-Saharan Africa in their Media.”