May

Spotting Potential

Camille Endacott--Ronald Outstanding Senior--is an APU graduate who exhibits excellent academic achievement and exemplary character.Read more

Congratulations, Class of 2016!

More than 2,100 Azusa Pacific graduates participated in commencement exercises on May 7, marking this significant education milestone and joining APU’s broad network of 51,000+ alumni and difference makers.Read more

A Story of Community

Charles Johns '95 directs the youth programs staff and operations at MACC Development, an organization meeting the needs of an underprivileged east Detroit neighborhood. “We have become a family,” said Johns. Read more

Wounds into Wisdom

Jolyn Davidson earned a degree in clinical social work and a Master of Arts in Student Development at APU. Today, she draws on this rich background to journey with clients, helping them change attitudes that negatively affect their lives.Read more

Packing a Powerful Punch

Guillotine, hammerfist, and arm bar. These terms may sound like medieval torture techniques to some, but for Branden Ware ’04, founder of West Coast Fighting Championship, a mixed martial arts promotion organization, they mean big business.Read more

April

Care in the Final Moments

Sitting alone in a hospital next to her mother’s bedside, Bonnie Freeman, RN, DNP ’13, knew she had found her calling. Freeman comes alongside cancer patients as a supportive care nurse practitioner at the City of Hope National Medical Center.Read more

How to Find Scholarships

With rising tuition rates, financing a college education can seem daunting for many individuals and families. That’s where scholarships can help. Here are a few tips for finding college scholarships.Read more

Gospel Sing Celebrates 25 Years

On February 6, 2016, the 25th Annual Gospel Sing, sponsored by the Student Center for Reconciliation and Diversity, drew more than 1,000 people from APU, the local community, and churches throughout Los Angeles to the Felix Event Center. Read more

Award-Winning Play Explores Darwin’s Humanity

While best known for his work, most are not familiar with Charles Darwin as a human being. CREV hosts playwright Murray Watts' acclaimed one-man production *Mr. Darwin’s Tree* on Tuesday, April 28 in the Black Box Theater. Read more

No Excuses

She had every reason to make excuses. Instead, Sydney Bello ’17, a deaf girl who forged her way through public schools in four cities, chose to focus on the positive, excel at her favorite sport... Read more

March

Athletic Training: The New Generation

Outside the realm of sports, athletic trainers serve and protect people in countless industries. In May 2017, APU’s first graduate cohort of athletic training students will receive their degrees, ready to safeguard people of all fields.Read more

World-Changing Startups

“What if the Church became the human incubator for the world’s best future?” asked pastor Erwin McManus. This seed became Wayfare coworking space and Wayfare Labs in Costa Mesa, examples of Christ-following entrepreneurship.Read more

Cougar Interview—Darryl Qualls ’96

Darryl Qualls ’96, chief deputy for the Pasadena Police Department, uses his upbringing in the town he serves today as his heart and soul to promote racial reconciliation between the police and his community.Read more

Bringing Change to the Table

As founding executive director for the Institute for Responsible Nutrition (IRN), Wolfram Alderson ’04's latest endeavor brings him full circle to his passion for creating change that uplifts others.Read more

The Gospel for All

As president and CEO of the American Bible Society, a world leader in Bible engagement, distribution, and translation, Roy Peterson, M.A. ’99, Litt.D., works to ensure that every person has access to God’s Word.Read more

February

Why You Should Visit College Campuses

When it comes to deciding where to go to college, every student wants to be sure of the choice they are making. Visiting college campuses is an important step in choosing the best school for your education journey.Read more

Serving Those Who Serve

Active duty may be behind him, but for Andrew Montes '15, a new chapter of service is just beginning, as he pursues a career to assist veterans in need.Read more

The Global Servant

Daniel Chetti '76, Ph.D., as a professor at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Lebanon, views history in the making. Read more

Positive Assist

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.Read more

January

Called to Disciple

Azusa Pacific University's hallmark fusion of academic rigor and personal care is a powerful combination that many secular schools lack.Read more

Cinema Alumni Produce Award-winning Short

Alumni film “Luiseño”, a short based on the Temecula Valley Massacre of 1847, was named Best Student Film last August at the eighth annual Trinity International Film Festival in Detroit, where it competed with more than 1,000 submissions.Read more

Why College Is Worth the Cost

Each year, students and parents dive into the college search process, comparing schools and costs, loans and scholarships, questioning, is a college degree worth the cost? Yes, it is.Read more