2016 News Archive

  • December 16, 2016
    A web series created by Azusa Pacific University acting majors, “The Death of Rasputin,” won best comedy at the Lancaster International Short Film Festival.
  • December 15, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University’s Anjelica Juarez and Diana Rudulph joined Azusa students from Gladstone St. Elementary with the BOKS program, as they unveiled a new Reeboks children’s line of shoes on the NBC “Today Show.”
  • November 21, 2016 by Evelyn Allen
    For the restaurant owner, server, or chef, much satisfaction comes from overcoming the many obstacles to create something extraordinary. These individual narratives are nourished by all those called to the table.
  • November 7, 2016
    APU and Citrus College invite the community to pay tribute to those who have served in the military at the Saluting Our Veterans event on Thurs., Nov. 10, at 11:30 a.m., on the Citrus College Campus Center Mall.
  • October 6, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University presents its first Heroes Football Game on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m., at the Citrus College Stadium honoring military service members, veterans, law enforcement, and fire personnel from the local community.
  • September 26, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University announces the appointment of Glendora resident Robert R. Duke, Ph.D., as dean of the School of Theology.
  • September 1, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University and the College of Liberal Arts and Science present Friendship Across the Aisle: United by the Gospel, a conversation about religious freedom, justice, human rights, and bipartisan cooperation.
  • August 10, 2016
    The Association of Faith-Based Institutions (AFBI) is supportive of proposed amendments of Senate Bill 1146, which will protect Cal Grants for students who choose to attend a religious college or university.
  • July 13, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University Master of Fine Arts student Heather Hornbeak showcases her exhibition “Deleted Landscapes” at Robert Bullock Gallery, located on APU’s East Campus, now through July 22.
  • July 12, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University’s Department of Higher Education hosts a Critical Issues Seminar, entitled “Race Matters in College," with Shaun R. Harper.
  • July 12, 2016
    Azusa Pacific invites Los Angeles County area teachers to share ideas and learn effective strategies for implementing the California Standards in their classrooms at the California Teachers Summit.
  • July 11, 2016
    Forbes ranks Azusa Pacific University among the best schools in the nation for 2016. The 660 colleges listed represent the top 20 percent of all undergraduate institutions. APU ranks 391, up from last year’s 398.
  • July 11, 2016 by Bethany Wagner ’14
    For Diana Faatai, Ed.D.’16, work has come full circle as she transforms policies and classroom instruction throughout the same school district where she began her education journey.
  • July 6, 2016
    Former APU runningback Terrell Watson '15 overcame many obstacles, including learning difficulties to give himself a shot at a professional career.
  • July 5, 2016 by Cynndie Hoff
    Tapping into this symbiotic relationship between communities and small businesses, 2 APU professors, 39 undergraduate, and 8 graduate students rallied to support a struggling local business last fall.
  • June 28, 2016
    Master of Fine Arts Student Features Sculptures in APU Exhibit Robin Adams Przybysz, a Master of Fine Arts student at Azusa Pacific University, will feature her solo exhibit at APU’s Duke Gallery through July 5.
  • June 20, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, discusses SB 1146 and its potential impact to California's religious universities.
  • June 20, 2016 by Kimberly B. W. Denu, Ph.D.
    For Christians, diversity must represent more than a cultural reality or a personal or professional benefit.For diversity to be effective, it must be intentional and comprehensive, while recognizing the value and worth of each individual.
  • April 28, 2016 by Kayla Johnston ’16
    The new Metro Gold Line creates opportunities for the APU community to engage with the greater Los Angeles area.
  • April 18, 2016 by Robert R. Duke
    "We realize that we are not alone, but part of the community of foster families heeding God’s call. We take heart in John 13:35: 'By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.'"
  • April 12, 2016
    For the fourth year, high school students from California will compete in a Spanish language spelling bee hosted by APU.
  • March 22, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University Theater continues its 21st season with the hit musical Hairspray. The show runs Thurs.-Sat., March 31-April 6, with Thursday and Friday performances at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday performances at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • March 1, 2016
    Jennifer E. Walsh, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of political science, discusses Super Tuesday's possible implications for the presidential race and for California's primary in June with the media.
  • February 29, 2016
    More than 80 L.A. County schools come together to explore history and deliver presentations at the 36th annual History Day L.A.
  • February 29, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes host the 32nd Annual Night of Champions.
  • February 26, 2016 by Rachel White
    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.
  • January 28, 2016 by Rachel White
    Melanie Tierce's '17 heartfelt “American Idol” audition of Andra Day’s “Rise Up,” earned Tierce a golden ticket and these impressive words from Connick Jr.,“Best audition I’ve heard in three years as a judge.”
  • January 22, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University presents the 25th Annual Gospel Sing: Sounds of Unity, an incredible night of praise and worship featuring top gospel choirs from across Southern California.