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Future College Students

Each year, the College Headed and Mighty Proud (C.H.A.M.P.) semester-long program introduces the idea of college to around 700 fourth graders from six local schools in the Azusa Unified School District through various activities designed to help the younger students experience college life first-hand. Learn more about the program.

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College Headed and Mighty Proud (C.H.A.M.P.)

  • APU Hosts C.H.A.M.P. GraduationAzusa Pacific University’s semester-long C.H.A.M.P. program culminates with a graduation ceremony for the fourth-grade participants who have committed to pursuing college.

Elsewhere at APU

  • Theology Faculty Participate in ‘Why We Work’ ProjectAzusa Pacific University theology faculty Gary Black Jr. and Paul Shrier participated in a research project, funded by the Kern Family Foundation, examining the relationship between Christian professionals and their working lives.
  • Speech and Debate Team Sweeps CompetitionAPU's speech and debate team performs exceptionally well, taking first, second, and third place at the novice and junior levels, finally closing out two national tournaments.
  • Cougar Interview–Dave Canales '02Dave Canales '02 became the first Cougar to participate in a Super Bowl when Seattle defeated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. In the midst of this success, however, he seeks to put God and his family first.
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