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

  • APU Introduces Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations

    Azusa Pacific University’s Department of Communication Studies introduces a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, equiping students for success through an engaging framework of advanced applied practice.

  • Christians in the General Election: Faithfulness and Politics

    The Bible identifies faithfulness as a fruit of the Spirit. What does faithful mean in the context of an election year so fraught with risk? Maybe being faithful means that we look to the future with hope. We trust in the One who is faithful.

  • APU Conducts Groundbreaking Dead Sea Scrolls Research

    APU professors and alumni participated in groundbreaking new research on the Dead Sea Scrolls, sponsored by the Museum of the Bible. The research examines 13 never-before-published Dead Sea Scroll fragments and represents four years of study.