News Archive for 2016


February 10, 2016 by Cynndie Hoff
USA Today named Azusa Pacific University among the 10 best U.S. colleges to earn a nursing degree for 2015-16.
February 8, 2016
USA Today named Azusa Pacific University among the 10 best U.S. colleges to earn a nursing degree for 2015-16. APU ranks No. 8, joining other prominent schools including Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and New York University.
February 1, 2016 by Micah McDaniel
LyDell Cardwell ’15 grew up on the rough streets of East Palo Alto, California. Cardwell had every opportunity to get mixed up with violence, gangs, and negativity, but he didn’t.
January 28, 2016 by Rachel White
Melanie Tierce's '17 heartfelt “American Idol” audition of Andra Day’s “Rise Up,” earned Tierce a golden ticket and these impressive words from Connick Jr.,“Best audition I’ve heard in three years as a judge.”
January 25, 2016 by Christopher Flannery
Christopher Flannery, Ph.D., discusses the great works curriculum that forms the foundation of APU’s Honors College.
January 25, 2016 by APU Life
More than 50 doctoral program directors and faculty representing 19 Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) schools gathered at Azusa Pacific to explore successful models and methods of doctoral program delivery.
January 22, 2016
Azusa Pacific University standout Terrell Watson '15 could take the NFL by storm next season. On Wed., Jan. 20, he signed with the Cleveland Browns.
January 22, 2016 by Rachel White
When Jennifer Lopez reached across the “American Idol” judges’ table and handed APU senior Jessica Cabral a golden ticket, she felt like everything in her life had led her to that moment.
January 15, 2016 by Rachel White
Among the more than 1,700 private, nonprofit colleges and universities nationwide, Azusa Pacific University standouts out as exceptional value and a smart investment.
January 13, 2016
Former Rams offensive lineman Jackie Slater, who serves as APU's assistant football coach, shares his excitement about the team moving back to L.A.
January 8, 2016
Two APU students begin their "American Idol" journey.