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2015
March
March 2, 2015 by Evelyn Allen
Azusa Pacific graduates Deana Porterfield '88, M.A. '96, Ed.D., and Melanie J. Humphreys, Ph.D. '07 serve as the first female presidents of their respective institutions.
March 2, 2015 by University Relations
ZuVenturez, a start-up business plan competition for APU students, sponsored its second annual contest in November 2014.
February
February 23, 2015 by Jon Milhon
Elisa Hoellerich '12 believed she would never get into a physician assistant (PA) program. Professor Jon Milhon thought otherwise, and had so much confidence in her that he wrote her an "I told you so letter."
February 23, 2015 by University Relations
In November, APU presented Kindertransport, a drama production referencing the experiences of 10,000 Jewish children evacuate to England in 1938 through the story of one family.
February 18, 2015 by Kate Sullivan '15
Mothers possess many leadership qualities that any workplace desires. Kimberly B.W. Denu, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Global Studies, Sociology, and TESOL and special advisor to the president and provost, unpacks this idea in a new book.
February 16, 2015 by University Relations
Known as "Mama Ellen" to the children at the orphanage in Leogane, Haiti, Elaine Rensink '01 founded and directs Lespri Haiti Mission, a nonprofit organization funding the orphanage and five ministry sites throughout Haiti.
February 16, 2015 by University Relations
Azusa Pacific University and Citrus College joined efforts to celebrate the nation's military men and women at the ninth annual Saluting Our Veterans event on November 6, 2014.
February 9, 2015 by University Relations
students from the Young Executive Master of Arts in Management (YEMAM) program presented strategic initiatives designed to further Kaiser Permanente’s mission of providing high-quality health care, and KP officials chose two proposals to implement.
February 9, 2015 by Kayla Johnston ’16
Students return to APU from a semester overseas with Global Learning Term, a self-directed, cultural immersion experience.
February 9, 2015 by APU Life
Michael Burdett ’04, D.Phil. (Oxford), professor, theologian, and scientist, works to develop an effective dialogue for future academic leaders around the perceived conflict between science and religion.
February 9, 2015 by University Relations
Tim Peterson ’93, JD, and his firm now serve professional sports teams by providing legal counseling, training procedures, and managing risk and litigation involving player and non-player injuries.
February 9, 2015 by University Relations
University Libraries' Special Collections hosted the "Amazing and Astounding: Science Fiction Pulp Magazines from 1920 to 1950" exhibit. The display featured dozens of pulps lent by collector William Lomax, Ph.D.
February 4, 2015 by Cynndie Hoff
Diverse Issues in Higher Education named Rachel Castaneda, Ph.D., an Emerging Scholar for her groundbreaking research on addiction among young people.
February 2, 2015 by Micah McDaniel
Terrell Watson ’15, the 6-foot-2-inch, 240-pound Azusa Pacific University running back, summed up his life in a 40-character tweet this past summer while prepping for his senior year: “I’m honestly addicted to getting better.”
February 2, 2015 by University Relations
Azusa Pacific joined the Campus Program, an initiative that assists schools in preventing suicide and accidents involving prescription drug overdoses and alcohol poisoning.
January
January 26, 2015 by University Relations
APU's Gospel Choir hosted the fifth annual Gospel Music Heritage Month concert last fall with a night of music by Grammy-winning musician Fred Hammond.
January 23, 2015 by Kate Sullivan '15
For two Azusa Pacific students and one alumnus a chance meeting with Sylvester Stallone became their ticket to 15 minutes of fame and then some.
January 22, 2015 by Kate Sullivan '15
Five Azusa Pacific undergraduate students will represent the Bachelor of Social Work Program at a prestigious national conference this March.
January 20, 2015 by Corbin Hoornbeek
After traveling a painful and perplexing road, Emily LaVelle '14 discovered a God of hope and His plan for her life as an artist.
January 19, 2015 by University Relations
Students enrolled in the Television Workshop now film news segments on their new production set for APU's news program, Capture.
January 14, 2015 by Cynndie Hoff
Why does art matter? Does it serve a purpose in society? And what is art’s place in the Christian academy? Azusa Pacific University offers a resounding, "Yes!," and seeks to equip those called to be difference makers in this creative field.
January 12, 2015 by Cynndie Hoff
“The Ethics of Storytelling,” the theme for the 28th annual David C. Bicker Communication Ethics Conference on February 7, 2015, explores the power of the story and how it enables people to connect with and understand concepts on a deeper level.
January 12, 2015 by Gary Black Jr.
Six streams form a river of faith, representing the rich history and diverse tapestry of Christian life.
January 12, 2015 by University Relations
A look back at Azusa Pacific's major accomplishments during 2013—14.
January 5, 2015 by Kayla Johnston ’16
Service is one of Azusa Pacific’s Four Cornerstones and the backbone of its relationship with the community.