2016 News Archive

  • September 16, 2016
    APU remembers longtime university employee and faithful servant, Hank Bode, who went to be with His Savior on September 16.
  • September 8, 2016
    A stone seal dating back approximately 3,000 years was discovered by archaeologist Robert Mullins, Ph.D., professor of biblical studies at Azusa Pacific University, and his team during a summer dig at Abel Beth Maacah in Israel.
  • August 11, 2016
    New changes to Senate Bill 1146 would preserve religious freedom and student choice at California Christian colleges.
  • 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 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 University Relations
    Robert A. Mullins, Ph.D., and Nava Panitz-Cohen, Ph.D., lead teams to revisit the Abel Beth Maacah region, to add fresh insight into ancient civilizations and contribute valuable data to the collective body of biblical and historical knowledge.
  • June 28, 2016
    Robert Duke, Ph.D., interim dean of Azusa Pacific's School of Theology and Seminary, says this election cycle perpetuates misunderstandings of what constitutes true evangelicalism.
  • June 27, 2016 by University Relations
    APU’s NEXT program comes alongside graduating seniors, addressing a wide range of issues and ensuring a smooth transition into the next phase of their lives.
  • 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.
  • May 20, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University graduate Emma Palm, a Rancho Cucamonga, California, resident received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2016-17 school year.
  • May 20, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University graduate Claire Dresselhaus, a Glendora, California, resident received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2016-17 school year.
  • May 20, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University graduate Kendall Iaquinta, a San Ramon, California, resident received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2016-17 school year.
  • May 16, 2016 by Ryan T. Hartwig
    Camille Endacott--Ronald Outstanding Senior--is an APU graduate who exhibits excellent academic achievement and exemplary character.
  • May 9, 2016 by Bethany Wagner
    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.
  • April 26, 2016
    Significant traffic is expected at Azusa Pacific's Spring Commencement ceremonies; please review the following information and plan accordingly.
  • April 4, 2016
    Major League Baseball All Star Steven Vogt '07 returns to his alma mater with an inspirational gift for the APU baseball team. See the video by Yahoo Sports' The Post Game.
  • February 10, 2016 by Cynndie Hoff
    USA Today named Azusa Pacific University among the 10 best U.S. colleges to earn a nursing degree for 2015-16.
  • January 28, 2016 by Cynndie Hoff
    The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) named Azusa Pacific’s Karen Longman, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Higher Education, the 2016 John R. Dellenback Global Leadership Award recipient.
  • 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 by Rachel White
    When Jennifer Lopez reached across the “American Idol” judges’ table and handed APU senior Jessica Cabral a golden ticket, she felt like everything in her life had led her to that moment.
  • January 15, 2016 by Rachel White
    Among the more than 1,700 private, nonprofit colleges and universities nationwide, Azusa Pacific University standouts out as exceptional value and a smart investment.
  • January 11, 2016 by Cynndie Hoff
    Azusa Pacific University's hallmark fusion of academic rigor and personal care is a powerful combination that many secular schools lack.
  • January 8, 2016
    Two APU students begin their "American Idol" journey.