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New Position at PLU Creates New Opportunities for Students

July 20, 2011 0 Comments

Pacific Lutheran University’s Ms. Bobbi Hughes has been named to a new role that will see her working actively to create more opportunities for employment and internships for the students at PLU. Read more about this new role here…

Lipscomb’s Missions Department to provide Real-World Experience for Campers

June 20, 2011 0 Comments

Lipscomb University’s missions department is bringing missionary training to a whole new level by introducing its first one of a kind Missions Camp (July 10-15). What makes this camp unique is that students will be given the opportunity to be immersed in a third-world environment without having to leave the country. Read more…

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80 Year Old Betty Simmons To Walk During Spring Commencement

May 20, 2011 0 Comments

Truly a living testimony to the value of high education, 80 year old Betty Simmons will join 250 other students, most of whom are four times younger than she is, at this year’s Spring Commencement at Lubbock Christian University. Read more…

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Union University Alumna A Shining Example of Purposeful Living

November 12, 2010 0 Comments

Read about how one Union University’s Alumna is using the education she received in university to change the future of a nation through humanitarian and peace-building efforts. Andrea McDaniel recently visited her alma-mater, with the hope that her experience would inspire many to dedicate their lives to a noble cause.

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Studying Abroad and Creativity: Is there a Link?

February 24, 2010 0 Comments

According to a study conducted by INSEAD’s William D. Maddux in collaboration with Adam D. Galinsky from Northwestern University, there is sufficient scientific evidence to support the idea that studying abroad does indeed increase an individual’s level of creativity.

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How to Choose a Career

November 27, 2009 0 Comments

Far too many people select a course of study that leads to a career based on some popular notion about “how to get rich.”

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What Kind of Education Pays Dividends?

November 16, 2009 0 Comments

88 percent of the respondents think of professionalism as being related to a person rather than the position. To that end, the traits or behaviors mentioned most by the respondents as being characteristic of professional employees were “personal interaction skills, including courtesy and respect”; “the ability to communicate, which includes listening skills”; “a work ethic which includes being motivated and working on a task until it is complete”; and “appearance.”

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Students. . .have fun and prepare for success!

October 23, 2009 0 Comments

Why would anyone NOT want to participate?

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Some things seem to me to be so common sense! But to others the positive effects of living abroad serve as a topic for serious …read more

Bound for India

September 7, 2009 0 Comments

200px-India_1947_India_Flag_3_and_half_annasIn just 24 hours, I will begin the long trek to Hyderabad and Bangalore, India, where I will meet students, parents and private school administrators that are searching for top-quality private universities in the U.S. for further studies. …read more

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Who Will Teach My Children?

September 3, 2009 0 Comments

When my children were young, my wife and I worried about what their teachers were teaching them and what their teachers were modeling before them in terms of life-style.  As our children got older and went off to the university, we were still concerned that their professors be men and women of high standards of ethics and morality as well as successful academicians. We chose to send both our children to a smaller private Christian university that only hired such qualified professionals because we knew that most young people are forming their sense of identity and choosing a life style at about that age. We wanted professors with strong academic credentials and lives of integrity to lead our children through that stage in their lives. …read more

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