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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

  • APU's Leslie Wickman Discusses Big Bang DiscoveryLeslie Wickman, director of the Center for Research in Science, shares her expertise as a Christian scientist with national and local media outlets in light of the recent discovery related to the origins of the universe.
  • 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.
  • The Science of the CrucifixionAzusa Pacific professor Cahleen Shrier details the physiological process a typical crucified victim underwent, to give new understanding to Christ's death.
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