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News Archive for 2014


April 15, 2014 by Kayla Johnston '16
With Earth Day approaching, see how APU has implemented sustainable practices on campus.
April 14, 2014 by University Relations
APU hosted the first Thriving in College Conference, inviting researchers, faculty members, and other professionals from schools across the country to learn about successful college student transitions.
April 10, 2014 by Kate Sullivan '15
My Friday night in Downtown Los Angeles was not the average experience of a 21-year-old.
April 7, 2014 by University Relations
APU's Special Collections celebrates 40 years of preserving the past and promoting future scholarship through historical books, manuscripts, documents, and other significant items of antiquity.
April 7, 2014 by Joe Reinsch
Rising Oakland Athletics baseball star Stephen Vogt '07 blends faith, family, and love of the game, drawing inspiration from his wife and daughter.
April 3, 2014 by Kate Sullivan '15
With each trip, Mexico Outreach deepens existing relationships and mobilizes local leaders to impact their community.
April 2, 2014 by Kayla Johnston ’16
The 2014-15 Student Government Association president looks forward to leading students to help make a Kingdom difference.
March 24, 2014
An all clear was issued for the Segerstrom Science Center and Building One on the West Campus of Azusa Pacific University.Emergency is over.
March 24, 2014 by University Relations
An ICU nurse specializing in heart and lung transplants, Glenn Grimes '11 uses his education, skills, and Christian purpose to care for and bond with patients and their loved ones.
March 24, 2014 by University Relations
This April, APU's Graduate School of Theology celebrates a 30-year heritage of God-honoring excellence, transformational service, and many alumni prepared to serve God.
March 20, 2014 by Bethany Wagner '14
APU's annual Night of Champions event celebrates 30 years of impact, inviting 4,000 junior high and high school students for a night of music, entertainment, celebrity speakers, engaging activities, and a presentation of the gospel.
March 17, 2014 by Kayla Johnston '16
After midterms wind down, students make the most of their time off to travel, serve, and visit family.
March 17, 2014 by Kate Sullivan '15
A partnership between the Special Olympics and Azusa Pacific University brings a Special Olympics basketball event featuring 12 teams of adult athletes from the San Gabriel and Los Angeles region to Felix Event Center on Sat., April 12.
March 17, 2014
Get ahead on your coursework through discounted summer school classes.
March 17, 2014 by Emily Leyva '14
Within the walls of the Hugh and Hazel Darling Library, surrounded by a world of knowledge and history, appropriately rests one of Azusa Pacific’s hidden treasures—Special Collections.
March 17, 2014 by University Relations
Jason Wyatt '93, six-time national champion shot putter and All-American linebacker, inspires youths to work hard and follow their own dreams in athletics.
March 14, 2014
The C.S. Lewis Conference will be held Thursday, March 27–Friday, March 28, at Azusa Pacific University, featuring guest speakers, a panel discussion, and student presentations.
March 10, 2014 by University Relations
As superintendent of Walnut Valley Unified School District, Robert Taylor, M.A. '97, Ed.D. '06, navigates the district's challenges, placing children first and fostering collaboration among parents and teachers.
March 10, 2014 by University Relations
A team of archaeologists, led by Robert Mullins, Ph.D., discovers a rare ancient artifact that provides important clues as excavation continues in Israel's Abel Beth Maacah.
March 3, 2014
Azusa 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.
March 3, 2014 by Caitlin Gipson
Board of Trustees chair Peggy Campbell invests in and cares for APU students, connecting with them on a personal level and inspiring joy in all she encounters.
March 3, 2014 by University Relations
A short film created by APU students and alumni garnered national recognition as a top-20 finalist in the Canon USA "Project Imaginat10n" contest judged by director Ron Howard.
February 28, 2014
The 34th Annual History Day L.A. takes place at Azusa Pacific University's West Campus on Saturday, March 1.
February 28, 2014
Improve your marriage with the 2014 Refreshing Your Marriage Conference March 14–15 at Azusa Pacific University, featuring Jim Burns, Ph.D., and Doug Fields of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family.
February 24, 2014 by Georgeann Halburian Ikuma
Henry and Betty Jo '74 Botzbach do good and give of their resources by supporting APU students, fostering their knowledge, skills, Christian values, and a drive to serve in the world.
February 24, 2014 by University Relations
The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society awarded APU's Phi Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi the 2013 award for the most outstanding chapter in the nation.
February 21, 2014 by Bethany Wagner '14
Marc Battier, Ph.D., internationally renowned musician, brings his experience and skills to APU, demonstrating new musical techniques and collaborating with the Symphony Orchestra in concert.
February 18, 2014
Azusa Pacific University presents the 22nd annual William E. and Ernest L. Boyer Common Day of Learning (CDL) on Tues., March 4.
February 17, 2014 by Diane J. Guido
Each year, vice provost for graduate programs Diane Guido, Ph.D., aids APU students in preparing applications for the prestigious international Fulbright Program, a process requiring great courage, skill, and determination.
February 17, 2014 by University Relations
APU professor Alexander Jun, Ph.D., presented his scholarly research on Cambodian orphans at a TEDx Talk, a conference series created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.”
February 13, 2014
The university will close Friday, February 14,
February 10, 2014 by Kayla Johnston '16
Azusa Pacific students have the opportunity to spend a semester living, learning, working, and serving their community in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.
February 10, 2014 by Pamela M. Christian
A strong leader, Jessica Barron '05, Ph.D., left a legacy of racial reconciliation and multiethnic understanding at APU and continues to promote social justice as a post doctorate student in Durham, North Carolina.
February 10, 2014 by University Relations
APU's School of Education hosted the president of the California State Board of Education, facilitating dialogue among educational professionals and discussing the issues facing public schools today.
February 3, 2014 by Joe Reinsch
Jackie Slater, M.A. '14, member of the NFL Hall of Fame, brings his strong leadership skills, humility, and sharp intellect to APU's football team as offensive line coach.
January 28, 2014 by Kate Sullivan '15
Hoping to inspire a new generation of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians, Azusa Pacific University hosted more than 300 San Gabriel Valley Boy Scouts for a day of interactive learning at the Segerstrom Science Center.
January 27, 2014 by Cynndie Hoff
As one of the leading cardiologists in the nation, APU's Alumnus of the Year Matthews Chacko '93, MD, uses his skills and talents to fight cardiovascular disease.
January 27, 2014 by University Relations
Azusa Pacific earns a place of recognition among the nation's most prestigious universities in the 2014 U.S.News & World Report and The Princeton Review.
January 20, 2014 by University Relations
New opportunities and exciting changes marked the 2012–13 academic year for Azusa Pacific University.
January 20, 2014 by Jon R. Wallace, Keven W. Mannoia, and Kenneth Waters Sr.
This year, the Apostle Paul's words in Ephesians 4 provides a foundation for APU, a university community rooted in love, grace, and Christ.
January 17, 2014 by Brendon Cadmen '13 with Laurie Schreiner, Ph.D.
Transitioning from high school to college can be an experience that is both exciting and daunting. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for this important transition.