News Archive


  • March 22, 2017 by Abigail Elizabeth Peck
    At Azusa Pacific University’s core are faculty and staff members committed to serving their community with a spirit of care and authenticity. Exemplifying this calling, is APU trolley driver Tina Ellison.
  • March 13, 2017 by Evan R. Cain
    For a political science student, working in the California State Legislature directly following graduation sounds too good to be true. Not so for APU alumna Alexis Leicht, ‘16.
  • March 2, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    Mexico Outreach is a long-standing tradition at APU, deeply cherished among students and alumni. Mobilizing students and local churches since 1970, this spring's trip runs from March 4-10 and involves approximately 250 APU students.
  • March 1, 2017
    TEDx Azusa Pacific University will take place on Tues., March 28, 2017, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Watch live online.
  • February 28, 2017 by Abigail Elizabeth Peck
    Luchy Binet Guerra, executive assistant to the executive vice president, recently received an unexpected honor from her former employer, the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • February 27, 2017 by Abigail Elizabeth Peck
    Throughout Disability Awareness Week, various activities take place to inspire conversations on the topic of disability and remind the community that each student possesses unique abilities and perspectives that are greater than their impairments.
  • February 23, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    APU film and theater experts discuss the acclaim of La La Land, Damien Chazzele’s vibrant, dreamlike musical, and this year’s top grossing Oscar-nominated movie.
  • February 17, 2017 by Lucero Denisse Oceguera ’18
    Dana Gioia, poet laureate for the state of California, visited APU as part of the James L. Hedges Distinguished Lecture series.
  • February 16, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    Surrounded by family, friends, and elected officials, California’s new Assemblymember to the 48th District Blanca E. Rubio, ’99, M.A. ’03 (D), took the oath of office before a standing-room-only crowd on January 28 at APU's Munson Chapel.
  • February 15, 2017 by Logan Cain
    Amy Black, Ph.D., author and professor of political science at Wheaton College, addressed APU with her lecture, “Evangelicals and American Politics: Obstacles and Opportunities,” stressing that evangelical identity needs to be rooted in Christ.
  • February 13, 2017 by Logan Cain
    Leading social commentator, community activist, professor, and pastor Michael W. Waters brought his message of racial reconciliation to Azusa Pacific University as a guest speaker.
  • February 10, 2017 by David Dyer, Ph.D.
    David Dyer, Ph.D., executive director of Azusa Pacific's master's in biotechnology program, discusses the importance of bioethics, from a Christian perspective, in the quickly advancing field of biotechnology.
  • February 1, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    As part of its effort to deepen and extend its relationships with elected officials, Azusa Pacific University invited California State Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer to campus to inspire students of color to lead.
  • January 25, 2017 by Abigail E. Peck
    Smith Hall resident advisors camped out to be first in line for the grand reopening of the Cougars' Den. “Camping outside the den started as a joke, but we realized that we had to see the transformation before anyone else,” said Sam Carleton.
  • January 23, 2017 by Evan R. Cain
    Azusa Pacific University’s Master of Science in Nursing in Healthcare Administration and Leadership, launched in spring 2017, prepares students to improve healthcare services by giving them the skills to become competent and compassionate leaders.
  • January 18, 2017 by University Relations
    Azusa Pacific’s Anupama Jacob, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Social Work, named as the next emerging scholar for the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC).
  • January 17, 2017 by University Relations
    From comforting soldiers to coaching swimmers, Michael-David “Mo” Morales ’00, seeks to strengthen spirituality in others and train up young leaders for faith-based and secular environments.
  • January 12, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    When Bishop David Gerard O’Connell, Episcopal Vicar of the San Gabriel Pastoral Region, under the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, walked onto campus the occasion marked the first time APU hosted a pastoral visit by a Catholic bishop.
  • January 9, 2017
    APU alumna Grace Eleyae '09, inventor of Satin Lined Caps (SLAPS), is recognized by Huffington Post as an African American female founder dominating the market in 2016.
  • January 9, 2017 by Cynndie Hoff
    Azusa Pacific earns a place on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the 9th time. The award affirms APU’s on-going commitment to God-honoring excellence in service.
  • January 7, 2017 by Micah McDaniel
    “APU has made me more confident, and I don’t know where I’d be or what I’d be doing had I not found this place. Track and field is something I do, but it’s not who I am.”
  • January 4, 2017 by University Relations
    Azusa Pacific seeks to reflect diversity in every aspect of its living and learning environment. The Student Center for Reconciliation and Diversity supervises the Mosaic Caucus, an advisory group representing undergraduate student populations.
  • January 3, 2017 by University Relations
    In 2011, Katy Ann Gilmore, MFA ’14, made the drive from her home in Southern Illinois to Azusa, California. Influenced by the shifting landscapes on that drive, she used pen and pencil, and mixed media to bring topographical forms to life.
  • January 3, 2017 by University Relations
    In 2014, Waks, recipient of the 2013 APU Servant Leadership Award and a student in the Master of Divinity program at PTS, saw the potential of a new journal featuring the work of leading theologians to impact today’s Church.