The Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education furthers strengths-based approaches to teaching, learning, and leading.

The academy offers a variety of strengths-oriented resources to identify and nurture the strengths of lifelong learners engaged in academics. Academy faculty and staff also provide consultation, certification, and leadership development programs for higher education professionals desiring to employ a strengths development approach to produce thriving students and campuses.

News & Features

  • For Coffee and Company

    Located within a six-mile radius of Azusa Pacific University are four extraordinary coffee shops where you can usually find APU students studying or gathered in community.

  • Constitution Day 2016

    Attend a special lecture on the U.S. Constitution as Azusa Pacific unites with schools around the country to celebrate Constitution Day.

  • Cougar Interview- Renna Nightingale '14

    An actress and prolific blogger, Renna Nightingale ’14 inspires people to turn life’s unexpected plot twists into catalysts for change and empowerment.