Announcement Archive for 2018


December 13, 2018
Learn more about Buckles' recent professional activity.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Updegraff's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Navarro's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Setterlund's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Oropeza's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Ok's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Berry's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Buckles' recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Bledsoe's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Alba's recent presentation.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Updegraff's recent publication.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Trammel's recent publication.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Smith's recent publication.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent publication.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Ok's recent publication.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Buckles' recent publication.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Haley, PhD's recent publication.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Berry's recent publication.
December 13, 2018 by Tobin Perry
Are you wondering what to do with a kinesiology degree? Fortunately, there are a lot options! Kinesiology is one of the fastest growing careers in the U.S.
December 13, 2018
Learn more about Bledsoe's recent publication.
December 12, 2018

We are so excited to share about our

upcoming student films!


Here’s the line-up!


Film: Linked


Storyline: When two college students wake up chained together in the woods, they find themselves in the middle of an old man’s ritual to create a monster, searching for a way out.


Genre: Thriller/Horror...

December 12, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte '20
To help students conquer the fear of public speaking, Azusa Pacific launched the Speaking Center pilot program this fall.
December 11, 2018

We are excited to launch our Games Minor! You can now take games classes in the Spring! Go to your course catalog and search for these classes: 

Course List:

 DSGN 115 Using Digital Media in a Visual World (3 units)

GAME 110 Game Studies Seminar (3 units)

GAME 115 Game Development Studio I (3...

December 11, 2018
Kent Anderson Butler, Professor of Art at APU and LA based artist works in a variety of mediums including video installation, performance and photography. His current body of work explores the human condition, the body and the spirit.
December 11, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
Read on to discover why there is a shortage of nurse educators, and learn what kind of career you can have with your master’s in nursing education.
December 10, 2018
Kay Higuera Smith is the Beverly Hardcastle Stanford Fellow in 2018-2019
December 10, 2018
William Catling, Department Chair and Professor of Art at APU exhibits his work regularly at local and national venues. He creates art of the human condition through the figure as his life’s work.
December 10, 2018

Written by Kathryn Ross

Fresh out of college with her spring 2018 degree, Elena Ender is already making waves in the writing world. Elena majored in English with a concentration in writing and works as an Editorial Intern for Tin House, a well-known and widely-respected publisher in Portland, OR. Her role...

December 10, 2018

Written by Kathryn Ross

With Winter Commencement just past, Caleb McNitt looks back on his time at APU as a growing experience. Coming in as a transfer student, Caleb saw his passion for leadership and his heart for youth come together on the APU campus. As a senior, Caleb served as a...

December 10, 2018

Written by Kathryn Ross

Dr. Tasha Bleistein’s experience in teaching ESL has shaped her as a person and educator. She has had a long career in education but has found that her love for teaching actually grew over time. The initial attraction came from “a sense of deep care for students...

December 10, 2018

Written by Nicole Johnson

Tim Samoff started working at Azusa Pacific University in August of this year and has loved how open and encouraging everyone around him is. Before working at Azusa Pacific, Samoff worked in AAA Games from 1992 - 1999, and then as a serious game designer (training games)...

December 10, 2018

Written by Nicole Johnson 

Paul Hoppe graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2006 with a Graphic Design and Fine Art Double Major. He then continued his education and earned a BFA in 2013 from the Art Center College of Design. Hoppe had been interested in doing digital creative work from an...

December 7, 2018
Azusa Pacific University's College of the Arts has received a grant of $999,304 from Lilly Endowment to help churches imagine new ways of engaging in intergenerational worship arts ministry and leadership.
December 6, 2018
Azusa Pacific's winter commencement ceremonies take place Saturday, December 15. View information on tickets, ceremony times, parking, live streaming, and more. Congratulations, APU Class of 2018!
December 6, 2018 by Abigail Reed
Tamales, the smell of pine trees, fresh baked cinnamon rolls, the memory of a loved one—everyone carries with them a unique definition of the holiday season. What is Christmas to you?
December 6, 2018 by John Montesi
Azusa Pacific University rankings by U.S. News include being among the top 25 in the nation for ethnic diversity and top 10 for economic diversity in 2018.
December 6, 2018
Two online information meetings for the B.A. in Criminal Justice program will be held on December 13th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact the Graduate and Professional Center for more information. M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
December 6, 2018
Fall semester finals for undergraduate students take place December 10-14. Access your finals schedule on home.apu.edu. Finish strong!
December 5, 2018
Online information meetings for the Master of Business Administration and Master of Business Management programs will be held December 12th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions at (626) 815-4570 for details.
December 4, 2018
St. Lucy’s Priory High School in Glendora is partnering with Azusa Pacific University to create a pathway to college for its students with guaranteed admittance to APU and a $10,000 renewable scholarship.
December 4, 2018
Approximately 1,480 students will graduate from Azusa Pacific University on Sat., December 15, 2018, at the university’s winter commencement ceremonies.
December 4, 2018
Learn more about Thorp's recent presentation.
December 4, 2018
Learn more about Bowden's recent presentation.
December 4, 2018
Learn more about Schrum's recent presentation.
December 4, 2018
Learn more about Gallup's recent presentation.
December 4, 2018
Learn more about Titus' recent publication.
December 4, 2018
Learn more about Courduff's recent publication.
December 4, 2018
Learn more about Cannaday's recent publication.
December 4, 2018 by Ana Felce
Here’s a comprehensive SAT and ACT comparison that answers some of the most common questions and helps you understand the difference between each exam.
December 4, 2018
Two online information meetings for the B.A. in Psychology program will be held on December 11th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact the Graduate and Professional Center for more information. M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
December 4, 2018
An information for the M.S. in College Counseling and Student Development (CCSD) program will be held December 11th at 6 p.m. in the Felix Event Center VIP Room. Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for more information and to RSVP.
December 3, 2018
Two online information meetings for the Bachelor of Business Administration program will be held December 10th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact the Graduate and Professional Center at (626) 815-4570 or gpc@apu.edu for details.
December 1, 2018
The San Gabriel Tribune highlighted Azusa Pacific University’s new Bachelor of Arts in Games and Interactive Media, which will launch in fall of 2019.
November 30, 2018
Mary Kate Morse, PhD., Lectureship on Holy Living 2019 Everyday Holiness Speaker: Mary Kate Morse
November 30, 2018 by Abigail Reed
The sun peaks over the San Gabriel Mountains on an early morning as a team of APU students and Azusa Mayor Joseph Rocha hike the trails of the Azusa Canyon, stooping down to pick up trash abandoned in the dust or tangled in the mountain shrubbery.
November 30, 2018
Two online information meetings for the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program will be held December 7th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions at (626) 815-4570 or gpc@apu.edu for more information and to RSVP.
November 29, 2018
Lecture on Theology & Animals Speaker: David Clough, PhD. Tuesday, February 19, 2019 I 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Duke 520
November 29, 2018
Business Insider selected Azusa Pacific University as one of the 50 most underrated universities in the United States.
November 29, 2018 by Ana Felce
When transferring colleges, you can find scholarships for transfer students that will help pay for tuition and other educational costs. Here’s how.
November 27, 2018
Maranatha High School in Pasadena is partnering with Azusa Pacific University to create a pathway to college for its students.
November 27, 2018 by John Montesi
It is no secret that careers in the gaming industry have grown faster than any other over the past couple of decades.
November 23, 2018 by Tobin Perry
One of the most significant keys to a flourishing ministry career is having a mentor who can encourage and support your development.
November 20, 2018
APU will be closed November 22 and 23 for the holiday.
November 20, 2018 by Savannah Lawrence
Azusa Pacific offers a variety of campus resources that can help you throughout the academic year, whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Park's recent award.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Park's recent presentation.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Oropeza's recent professional activity.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Lopez Medel's recent presentation.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Jung's recent presentation.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Woods, PhD's recent publication.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Alba's recent presentation.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Yarchin's recent publication.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Muthiah's recent publication.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent publication.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Huang's recent publication.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Dailey's recent publication.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Pacino's recent publication.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Helm-Stevens' recent publication.
November 19, 2018
Learn more about Kipley's recent publication.
November 19, 2018 by Abigail Reed
Journeying 10 times to Kolkata, India, to prepare nursing students for the demands of its healthcare field, APU nursing professor Catherine Heinlein, EdD, RN, now refers to India as her second home and her greatest calling.
November 17, 2018 by Ana Felce
It’s important to find the school that’s the right fit for you. If you’ve found a better match, you can use these tips to learn how to transfer colleges.
November 16, 2018

Written by Nicole Johnson 

Michael Kozubek, Director of Guitar Studies, earned his B.M. in Music Education from DePaul University in 1972 and his M.M. in Classical Guitar Performance from the University of Southern California in 1977. He has been involved with the classical guitar for almost 50 years as a performer...

November 16, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame, Editorial Intern
This fall welcomed a new era for student journalists and public relations majors with the new Convergent Media Center on West Campus.
November 15, 2018
Special Thanksgiving Week Hours of Operation | November 17 - 25, 2018
November 15, 2018

We are so excited to be at CTN Expo this year! 

CTN is designed to help bring together talented artists and the animation community. This year, APU Cinema & Tony Bancroft will join major studios including Dreamworks, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Industrial Light and Magic, Hasbro, Nickelodeon, Adobe, Autodesk, Snapchat, Wacom -- as well as other artists! Click here to...

November 15, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
A master’s in art education allows you to take your love of the art world and empower others with the gift of artistic expression.
November 14, 2018

Biology student Alexa Mayer competed in the Southern California branch American Society for Microbiology Conference collegiate poster session on Saturday October 27 in La Jolla, California.  She was one of two students to receive an award in the undergraduate poster category.  Alexa was awarded a full travel grant including hotel...

November 14, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
You can a lot do to preserve family holiday traditions (or create new ones!) with your child after they leave for college. Read on for some helpful tips.
November 13, 2018 by John Montesi
Sophomore year of college is a critical time for students! To make the most of it, it’s important to understand the unique challenges (and opportunities).
November 12, 2018

Written by Nicole Johnson

The first time Erin Duke ever played percussion, she knew it was something she could never give up. As a kid, Duke would write tunes that she would enter into her elementary school’s art contests and when she learned to play guitar, she would come home from...

November 12, 2018

Written by Nicole Johnson

Sometimes career paths are not as much a conscious decision, but a natural pull and innate calling. This is how Rachel Baydian, who graduated in 2015 with a B.A. in Studio Art felt at Azusa Pacific. She has always had a deep desire to create and wanted...

November 12, 2018

Written by Erika Moreno

Maya Maley’s fascination for American history and politics was sparked at a young age. Growing up, she invested her time in reading books, watching news and political talk shows, and engaging in conversations about politics with family and friends. As an APU student her pursuit of a...

November 12, 2018
Two online information meetings for the B.A. in Criminal Justice program will be held on November 19th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact the Graduate and Professional Center for more information. M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
November 12, 2018
An information for the M.S. in College Counseling and Student Development (CCSD) program will be held November 19th at 6 p.m. in the Felix Event Center VIP Room. Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for more information and to RSVP.
November 10, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Nurses are in high demand. Thankfully, RN to BSN online programs can help you advance your career (and salary) while opening doors in the healthcare field.
November 9, 2018
Azusa Pacific University’s School of Music presents “Celebrate Christmas,” a Southern California holiday tradition for more than 30 years.
November 9, 2018
In honor of Veterans Day, Jim Willis, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Communication Studies, interviewed Retired Four-Star Air Force General Roger Brady on religious tolerance in the military for Christianity Today.
November 8, 2018
On November 7, a tragic shooting in Thousand Oaks claimed the lives of 12 innocent victims. Our prayers are with the victims, their families, and friends, as well as emergency responders. University support services are available for those impacted.
November 8, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
As a parent of a student who’s preparing to study abroad, you probably have a few questions. Get some valuable insight with these study abroad tips.
November 8, 2018
Two online information meetings for the Bachelor of Business Administration program will be held November 15th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact the Graduate and Professional Center at (626) 815-4570 or gpc@apu.edu for details.
November 7, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
The Forever GI Bill gives military-connected students more time (and funding) to pursue their chosen degrees. Here are three changes related to education.
November 7, 2018
An information meeting for the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program will be held November 14th at 6 p.m. in the Welcome Center (Wynn - Room 104). Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for details.
November 7, 2018
Online information meetings for the Master of Business Administration and Master of Business Management programs will be held November 14th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions at (626) 815-4570 for details.
November 6, 2018 by Tobin Perry
Every student is unique, and no two paths to getting a bachelor’s degree look exactly alike. Here are four different ways to reach graduation day.
November 6, 2018
An information meeting for the M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics program will be held November 13th at 7 p.m. in the Felix Event Center VIP Room. Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions at (626) 815-4570 for more information.
November 6, 2018
An information meeting for the M.S. in Biotechnology program will be held on November 13th at 7 p.m. in the Segerstrom Science Center (Room 141). Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions at gpc@apu.edu or (626) 815-4570 for more information.
November 5, 2018 by Madison Hoff
APU alumna Jennifer Vassel, M.A. ’12 drew on her personal struggles with childhood insecurity to create a powerful movement that helps young girls confront and overcome their own insecurities.
November 5, 2018
Azusa Pacific University announced the launch of a new Bachelor of Arts and minor program in Games and Interactive Media, beginning fall 2019.
November 5, 2018
An information meeting for the M.S. in Research Psychology and Data Analysis program will be held November 12th at 7 p.m. in the Wynn Academic Center (Room 102). Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for more information.
November 2, 2018
Mary Wong is a 2018-2019 CREV Faculty Fellow
November 2, 2018
Jessica Wong is a 2018-2019 CREV Faculty Fellow
November 2, 2018
American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU) featured Robert Duke, Ph.D., dean of the School of Theology, and Robert Mullins, Ph.D., biblical studies professor, in their "100 Alumni We Love" campaign.
November 2, 2018 by Michelle LaPorte
How can Christian institutions of higher education help students live out the two greatest commands while engaging the mind and intellect in ways that prepare them for the real world?
November 1, 2018 by John Montesi
Have you ever wondered, “What is a liberal arts education?” Here’s what you need to know about what it is and why it’s more important than ever.
October 31, 2018
Set in the 1930s, Mary Haines lives the life women of the time envy, or so it seems: blissfully married with delightful children and a comfortable home. Whispers of gossip, however, quickly tear down Mary’s idyllic paradise.
October 31, 2018
The world's most comprehensive concussion study expands with nearly $22.5 million in new funding from the U.S. Department of Defense and the NCAA to examine the impacts of head injuries. Azusa Pacific University athletes continue to participate.
October 31, 2018 by Cynndie Hoff
The Azusa Pacific community looks beyond the letter of the law, aspiring to the higher calling of the spirit of the law.
October 30, 2018 by Savannah Lawrence
You’ve made it to senior year—congratulations! Make the most of this time before graduation with these five tips.
October 29, 2018

 In 2017 APU Cinema made the move from Darling 409 to 408. It was during this move that we changed our computers from Mac to PC. As of now, the computers have the software necessary to support our live-action pre- and post-production work (Movie Magic, Avid Media Composer, Avid Pro...

October 29, 2018 by University Relations
When it comes to providing Christ-centered, life-changing opportunities like rescue, recovery, and restoration, Dottie Hildebrand has no reservations.
October 29, 2018
Two online information meetings for the B.A. in Psychology program will be held on November 5th at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Contact the Graduate and Professional Center for more information. M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
October 29, 2018
The College of the Arts will be hosting a Preview Night on November 5th at 6 p.m. in the Duke Art Gallery. Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions at gpc@apu.edu or (626) 815-4570 for more information and to RSVP.
October 27, 2018 by University Relations
Debra Stout, Psy.D. ’05, deftly juggles a variety of professional and personal endeavors as an advocate for those in need. She was recently named a 2018 Woman of Distinction.
October 26, 2018 by Micah McDaniel
An extensive search for a new women’s soccer coach leads to Brooke Lincoln. Her vision for the team includes developing players who are champions on the field and for Christ.
October 25, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte ’20
Josh Rasmussen, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Philosophy, said his pursuit of truth and reality led him first to atheism, then, ultimately, back to God.
October 25, 2018 by John Montesi
The ROTC benefits students financially and personally, offering tuition assistance and a lifetime of character building and experience.
October 25, 2018
Learn more about Yu's recent presentation.
October 24, 2018
Whilliam Whitney is a 2018-2019 CREV Fellow
October 24, 2018
Ethan Schrum is a 2018-2019 CREV Faculty Fellow
October 24, 2018
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent professional activity.
October 24, 2018
Learn more about Thorsen's recent presentation.
October 24, 2018
Learn more about Grigg's recent presentation.
October 24, 2018
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent presentation.
October 24, 2018
Learn more about Dunaetz's recent presentation.
October 24, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent publication.
October 24, 2018
Learn more about Grigg's recent publication.
October 24, 2018
Learn more about Givens' recent publication.
October 24, 2018 by Caitlin Gipson
What am I doing here? Do I even fit in? How do I pay for this? First-generation college students struggle with questions others may take for granted.
October 24, 2018
Join us October 26-27 for Homecoming Weekend 2018, which includes Dinner Rally, alumni events, the football game, and more. View the schedule of events.
October 23, 2018 by John Montesi
The biotech industry is booming, opening the door for multiple career opportunities for individuals with an M.S. in Biotechnology.
October 22, 2018 by Evelyn Allen
Over a decades-long career, Roy E. Wright ’96 has applied an action-oriented mindset within the environmental and conservation space and, now, in disaster preparedness and recovery.
October 22, 2018
Fall 2 classes begin today. Enroll now on the APU Mobile app or contact the Graduate and Professional Center for assistance. M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
October 20, 2018 by Joy Netanya Thompson
If you are staying on campus for Thanksgiving break, here are five ideas to make it a fun weekend when you can’t go home for the holidays.
October 20, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Internships are essential for gaining experience and graduating with a competitive edge. Here’s how to find an internship that wins over future employers.
October 19, 2018
Tony Bancroft, Program Director for Animation will be hosting his Art Piece "Mulan with rocket" at the Nucleus Gallery! A collaboration with Disney Fine Art, Cyclops Print Works, and Oh My Disney! 7:00 PM at the Nucleus Gallery Tomorrow Night!
October 19, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
If you’re interested in continuing your education, it’s a good idea to attend a graduate degree information meeting. Here are some helpful insights.
October 18, 2018
Azusa Pacific University's West Campus was featured in The College Board's Opportunity Scholarships promotion video. Watch it here.
October 18, 2018 by Ana Felce
Should you get a flu shot this year? In a word, yes! Although you might think you can avoid the flu, there are many benefits of an influenza vaccination.
October 17, 2018 by University Relations
From practical to posh, home designers often create living spaces based on current trends and common appeal, but Brett Phillips, M.A. ’08, and his wife, Kara, favor philosophy over the latest fashions.
October 16, 2018
Donating a combined total of $70 million, the Lilly Endowment has offered grants to over 75 institutions nationwide million to implement or develop programs dedicated to supporting pastors.
October 16, 2018 by Ana Felce
The CBEST and CSET exams are common assessments for those preparing to teach in California. Effective CSET and CBEST prep will make sure you’re ready to succeed on exam day.
October 16, 2018
An information meeting for the M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics program will be held October 23rd at 7 p.m. in the Felix Event Center VIP Room. Contact Graduate and Professional Admissions at (626) 815-4570 for more information.
October 15, 2018
The Los Angeles Times interviewed Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, on the political discourse surrounding California senator Dianne Feinstein and the heated California Senate race.
October 15, 2018
Azusa Pacific University has received a grant of $996,890 to further the growth of its programs focused on pastoral health and wellbeing.
October 15, 2018

Written by Kristi Hawkins 

Azusa Pacific University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts degree was featured recently as one of the country’s Top 25 BFA Acting/Performing Programs of 2018-2019 by OnStage Blog. Each academic year, OnStage Blog examines BFA in Acting programs across the country and ranks these programs based on their comprehensive...

October 15, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte
In recognition of Disability Awareness Month, the Learning Enrichment Center (LEC) will dedicate the week of October 15-19 to raising awareness about those living with disabilities.
October 12, 2018

Written by Nicole Johnson 

Since his mother helped him take pictures of toy dinosaurs in front of crayon colored backdrops, Stew Redwine, Cinema Broadcast Arts ‘05, began to experience his professional calling - making things for others to enjoy. It’s a continual revelation for him - other instances include when his...

October 12, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

When Zoya Martin is on stage, she feels her work has both a societal and spiritual impact on the audience. She sees performing as a mirror of culture, highlighting the highs and lows of humankind. When acting is done well, she believes it glorifies God and brings...

October 12, 2018

Written by Nicole Johnson 

Tom Hynes, Assistant Professor of Commercial Guitar Studies and Music Theory, says he is passionate about his field because “in creating art, one can approximate the act of the Creator. In teaching musical art, [he] can share [his] own journey of creativity.”

As a sophomore in high school,...

October 12, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte '20
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) hosts a Ballot Proposition Overview on Tuesday, Oct. 16 to help inform the APU community of the California ballot initiatives ahead of the November 6 general election.
October 12, 2018 by Heather Nelson
The decision to pursue a teaching credential and enter the classroom is a noble calling, but which credential is right for you?
October 11, 2018
Moved by his memories of Chernobyl, Marek Szpakiewicz decided to use his musical talents to raise awareness and relief funds for those in Northern Japan, an effort close to his heart that continues today.
October 11, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

When it came time to choose a college major, Megan Krupa knew she wanted to pursue something that would allow her to utilize her love of math in a practical way. When she decided to study Physics and Systems Engineering, she was eager to be able to...

October 11, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

In his new role as a faculty member at APU, Dr. Sándor Volkán-Kacsó is living his dream of becoming both a teacher and a researcher. Surrounded by a community of like-minded faculty members, Dr. Volkán-Kacsó is able to effectively guide his students in physics and their faith....

October 11, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

As a Christian attorney, Amber Fields Kruggel makes showing grace and God’s love her priority in the courtroom. In any case she works on, she keeps the prosecution’s and the defense’s humanity in mind, displaying compassion regardless of the circumstance. Kruggel is currently working in her first...

October 11, 2018 by Heather Nelson
The regional campus experience at Azusa Pacific University spans seven locations throughout Southern California! Here’s how you could benefit.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about DeVries' recent professional activity.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Alba's recent award.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Park's recent presentation.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Thorsen's recent publication.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Rawlings' recent publication.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Noah's recent publication.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Louis' recent publication.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Holloway-Friesen's recent publication.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Lambert's recent publication.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Jung's recent publication.
October 10, 2018
Learn more about Dunaetz's recent publication.
October 9, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
If you took one look at your child’s annual college tuition costs and experienced sticker shock, fear not! Most students don’t pay the sticker price.
October 8, 2018
Get up to 30 service credits a semester by going to Mexico at Thanksgiving break, and Spring break! If you are interested in going to Mexico, check out the link!
October 4, 2018 by Abigail Reed
From busy working moms to non-music majors, the Symphonic Band and Masterworks Chorale provide opportunities for anyone passionate about music to engage in community.
October 2, 2018
A special message from the president related to his upcoming medical leave.
October 2, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Azusa Pacific offers numerous resources and military education benefits to help military-connected individuals can earn a college degree.
October 1, 2018

GAME NIGHT - Friday, October 19, 4:30-7:00PM in Segerstrom 170

Nothing but Fun! All math, physics, and statistics majors and minors are invited to attend and join in a game of Taboo, Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, or perhaps a game you bring. Pizza provided.

October 1, 2018

Math and Faith Discussion

All are welcome to attend the Math and Faith Discussion on Friday, October 19, 3:15-4:15PM in Segerstrom 141. The discussion will be led by Math and Physics Fellow, Jesse Friedman, on Chapter 3: Infinity, from the book, "Mathematics: Through the Eyes of Faith" by James Bradley and...

September 28, 2018
Today, as a board, we reaffirm our responsibility to steward the Christ-centered mission of Azusa Pacific University.
September 27, 2018 by Heather Nelson
The start of fall semester coincides with the release of various annual lists ranking the best colleges and universities—but do college rankings matter?
September 26, 2018
NBC News storyteller Bob Dotson will deliver a free campus-wide address at Azusa Pacific University, Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in Munson Auditorium.
September 25, 2018
The College Headed and Mighty Proud (C.H.A.M.P.) program is designed to guide Azusa Unified fourth grade students in preparation for future college entrance and success. Visit Days provide an often first look at college life.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about Winslow's recent professional activity.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about Winslow's recent presentation.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about McCoy's recent presentation.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about Dobson's recent professional activity.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about McCoy's recent publication.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about Pheifer's recent publication.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about Kipley's recent publication.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about Helm-Stevens' recent publication.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about Lehmann's recent publication.
September 25, 2018
Learn more about Dunaetz's recent publication.
September 25, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
If you’ve started to explore financing options for your child’s college education, you’ve likely wondered, “What is a Parent PLUS Loan?” at some point.
September 24, 2018

Come join the School of Business & Management at the Fall Career Fair on Oct. 3rd! Students & Alumni are encouraged to dress in business professional attire and bring copies of their resume. There will be 10+ companies represented ranging from JPL to Pacific BMW. All programs and majors are...

September 24, 2018
Come join the School of Business & Management at the Fall Career Fair on Oct. 3rd! Students & alumni are encouraged to dress in professional attire and bring copies of their resume. This is a great opportunity to network with career professionals!
September 24, 2018
Registration for Fall 2 classes is open. Enroll now on the APU Mobile app or contact the Graduate and Professional Center for assistance. M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
September 22, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame, Editorial Intern
Master of Social Work students help provide care to the homeless through the Corporation for Supportive Housing project.
September 20, 2018 by Stephen Mark
Christian universities generate economic value for students, their families, communities, and the nation. Here’s a deeper look at some of the benefits.
September 19, 2018
Navajo code talker Peter MacDonald, Sr., will speak at Azusa Pacific on Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m., in Muson Chapel, located on East Campus. MacDonald is a World War II veteran and former chairman of the Navajo nation.
September 19, 2018

Despite ongoing trends of strict budget cuts and withering art programs at universities nationwide, APU’s College of the Arts is flourishing, launching new degrees and welcoming more students than ever before. One recent strategic move to assist with this has been the creation of two new departments: The Department of...

September 19, 2018 by Abigail Reed
After a summer of hands-on research, 42 undergraduate Azusa Pacific University students from various departments will join together at the inaugural STEM Research Symposium to celebrate their achievements and share their results.
September 19, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame, Editorial Intern
The new FAFSA app makes applying for financial aid easier...
September 18, 2018 by Ana Felce
If you’re interested in the medical field, here’s what you should know about pursing a career in physical therapy, and the degree that can unlock the door.
September 17, 2018
Matthew Heller is a CREV Faculty Fellow for 2018-2019
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Noah's recent professional activity.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Helm-Stevens' recent professional activity.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Lundin Humer's recent professional activity.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Kipley's recent professional activity.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Waters Sr.'s recent publication.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Ferguson's recent presentation.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Lopez Medel's recent publication.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Helm-Stevens' recent publication.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Kipley's recent publication.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Sellers' recent publication.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent publication.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Ferguson's recent publication.
September 17, 2018
Learn more about Courduff's recent publication.
September 13, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Dr. Windy Counsell Petrie has always cared that those around her seize opportunities to read. Even in kindergarten, she was consumed with helping her classmates learn to read. Dr. Petrie’s passion for reading is interwoven throughout her life and career as a student and educator.

While pursuing...

September 12, 2018
Azusa Pacific University earned a place in the National Universities category of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2019 rankings.
September 12, 2018

Welcome to the fall term! I pray that your summer was full and vibrant. As you begin your new term, I want to affirm the commitment that APU is making to your spiritual development. I also want to let you know about some changes in the SoulQuest ministry.

In order...

September 11, 2018 by Heather Nelson
While it may sound like a niche graduate degree, a master’s in applied statistics is extremely versatile and can lead to a wide range of opportunities.
September 10, 2018
The American Guitar Society honors APU professor and guitar studies director Michael Kozubek with their Lifetime Achievement Award. Kozubek has taught at APU since 1987. He joins other world class guitarists as a recipient of this award.
September 9, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Pursuing a career as an artist takes immense passion and perseverance, and it’s clear Joshua Freeman has both. Freeman has been an aspiring artist for over a decade while also cultivating the next generation of artists for the past six years as a high school teacher. By...

September 9, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Considering Becky Roe has taught design courses at 5 different institutions, including teaching at APU since 2003 where she developed the graphic design program, there’s no better person to be at the helm of the university’s new Department of Design that just launched this fall. With the...

September 9, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

When dreaming about her future career, Hailey Gerken has always known she was called to lead those around her to Christ. In her job, she has used every skill God has given her to glorify Him and point others toward Him. As the Worship Arts Director at...

September 9, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

It’s APU alumna Micayla Brewster’s career and passion to bridge this gap between the stage and the audience. As the Associate Account Manager at Marathon Digital in New York City, Brewster runs social media accounts and spearheads major marketing efforts for popular musicals and plays.

Most notably, Brewster...

September 9, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Biochemistry Senior Brian Soong feels most joyful when he is solving problems. He has a knack for honing in on an issue and evaluating it from every angle until he has conquered it. As a fellow of APU’s Student-to-Scholar program, Brian works with expert faculty members who...

September 7, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte '20
Cyndi Galley '97 combines her heart for ministry and her passion for media with Fashioned Magazine, an online Christian women's magazine.
September 6, 2018 by John Montesi
The benefits of graduating college in four years may not be as obvious as you think—and some colleges are more equipped to help than others.
September 5, 2018 by University Relations
“Lord, show me the needs of each of my students, and help me to meet those needs.” This prayer continually rests on the heart of Mayra Molina, M.A. ’15, a kindergarten dual-language immersion teacher in Los Angeles.
September 4, 2018
Azusa, CA (2018) —Azusa Pacific University holds the annual Sophia Forum, hosted by the Department of Philosophy, September 13-14.
September 4, 2018
Azusa Pacific will unveil and dedicate its new Convergent Media Center on Thursday, September 27 at 11 a.m. on West Campus, located at 701 E. Foothill Blvd., in Azusa.
September 4, 2018
IS CHRIST’S PENAL SUBSTITUTION INCOHERENT? IS CHRIST’S PENAL SUBSTITUTION UNJUST? Listen to William Lane Craig, PhD speak on the subject at the Sophia Forum, sponsored by the School of Theology.
September 4, 2018
APU's BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen was named one of the top 25 programs in the nation for 2018-19 by OnStage Blog.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Oropeza's recent professional activity.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Thorsen's recent professional activity.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Alcalay's recent professional activity.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Mullins' recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Vitz's recent presentation.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Vitz's recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Smith's recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Schreiner's recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Petrie's recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Oropeza's recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Livingston's recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about McKnight's recent publication.
September 4, 2018
Learn more about Hanson's recent publication.
September 4, 2018 by Ana Felce
Wondering what low-residency master’s programs are, and the kind of experiences they entail? Learn more about the benefits of this program format.
September 3, 2018 by Thomas Parham, Ph.D.
A heavenly father sends a beloved son to save a chosen people: Moses, Jesus, or Superman? The correct answer: All of the above.
September 1, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Wondering when to submit FAFSA? It’s a good idea to send in your information as soon as possible. Here’s why.
August 31, 2018
Professor Ashworth joins a distinguished group of colleagues for a Fall 2018 CREV Faculty Seminar
August 31, 2018
All students are invited to attend a lecture and discussion on the Constitution in celebration of Constitution Day on September 17. Pizza provided!
August 30, 2018 by Heather Nelson
Starting college requires its fair share of planning, but embarking on this new phase while managing chronic illness means preparation is key.
August 29, 2018 by Caitlin Gipson
When Lindsay (Frey ’10) Martinez, a Nike global portfolio manager, speaks to international partners, she often makes instant, meaningful connections thanks to a slew of undergraduate study-away experiences through APU.
August 28, 2018
Hours of Operation
August 28, 2018 by John Montesi
Everyone wants to visit L.A. and experience the City of Angels firsthand! Here are some of the many benefits of attending college in Southern California.
August 27, 2018 by Rick Sturdivant
If robots can become legal citizens with the same privileges and entitlements as their human counterparts, what next?
August 24, 2018
Azusa Pacific University Libraries join the centennial birthday celebration of the beloved author Madeleine L’Engle with a special collections exhibit titled “In Her Own Words.”
August 24, 2018
APU's online Master of Arts in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism ranks second in the nation for 2018 according to College Choice. The ranking is based on quality, reputation, affordability, value, and student satisfaction.
August 23, 2018 by Stephen Mark
Students, faculty, and staff all benefit from Azusa Pacific University’s membership in the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.
August 22, 2018
Forbes ranks Azusa Pacific University among the best schools in the nation for 2018. The 650 colleges listed represent the top 20 percent of all undergraduate institutions.
August 22, 2018 by Evan R. Cain
In Riverside, California, hundreds of people without homes find shelter under bridges and beneath awnings on city sidewalks. Acute physical and behavioral health issues go undiagnosed and untreated, making difficult living conditions dire.
August 21, 2018
Azusa Pacific University recently announced it will offer guaranteed admission to California community college students who graduate with an Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or an Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T).
August 21, 2018
Welcome to a new academic year! View the academic calendars to see the fall semester schedule.
August 21, 2018 by Heather Nelson
When it comes to a Christian education, there’s more to consider than just faith. Here are a few things to consider when searching for a Christian college.
August 20, 2018
Azusa Pacific University theater opens its 24th season with Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare——a tragic romance set in a modern light.
August 20, 2018 by University Relations
Azusa Unified School District (AUSD) celebrated its graduating seniors who received admittance to Azusa Pacific University in two ceremonies at Azusa and Gladstone high schools.
August 18, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
As a parent with a child entering college, you’re probably wondering what college student essentials your child needs. Here are some tech must-haves.
August 17, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte '20
While most college students spend their time off from school relaxing, many APU students use their summer breaks to serve God’s people on missions trips and action teams around the world.
August 16, 2018 by Ana Felce
It’s important to establish good study habits for college early on—so you have the skills needed to face the unique challenges of your college courses.
August 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple chronicles the devastating abuse of a Georgia woman in the early 1900s. Adapted into a musical in 2005, with a Broadway revival in 2015, the Broadway musical displays an uplifting message of hope, resilience, and faith in the face...

August 15, 2018 by Caitlin Gipson
James Truslow Adams defined the American Dream as a “life [that is] better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement regardless of social class or circumstances of birth.”
August 14, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Focusing on student mental health has become just as essential in K-12 schools as teaching youth their current grade-level curriculum.
August 13, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Azusa Pacific University’s Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) program guarantees students priority admission from an approved community college.
August 13, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

As a musician and music advocate, Darkson Magrinelli Rocha has found that performing and experiencing music has the power to change lives and connect people to Christ. In several roles, Magrinelli shares his passion for music and for God by encouraging meaningful relationships between musicians on an...

August 13, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Considering Sam Bixby is already landing roles with national recognition, he’s earned himself more than just an “aspiring actor” title. The first semester of his sophomore year, he performed in a showcase put on by NBC, allowing him to utilize the skills he was learning in the...

August 13, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

In Tony Bancroft’s experience, animation changes the world. This specialized art form, which he argues is one of the most challenging, has the power to make audiences feel deeply and laugh heartily. As the youngest director to ever work on a Disney movie, he hopes to inspire...

August 11, 2018 by Savannah Lawrence
Get ready to navigate Welcome Weekend with these technology tips and resources. We can’t wait to welcome you to APU!
August 9, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Using his gift as a software engineer, Gabriel Sanchez is putting God’s word at his community’s fingertips. Through an app he designed for Calvary Chapel El Monte, he connects his congregation to live stream of sermons, video studies, the weekly bulletin, and a devotional. It also includes...

August 9, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

According to Dr. Edwin Ding, mathematics is not confined to a textbook, but relevant to everyday life. He realized the importance of this truth while he was studying Mechanical Engineering as an undergraduate student at the University of Hong Kong. While earning his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics...

August 9, 2018 by Savannah Lawrence
Where can you go on the APU campus to relax and recharge?
August 8, 2018
August 19th - August 26th
August 8, 2018 by Irene Valdovinos
Problematic use of opioids (opioid analgesics/heroin) ranks among the most pressing public health issues in the United States.
August 7, 2018
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning as high temperatures are forecast for the San Gabriel Valley today, August 7, 2018. Air quality in the area is unhealthy for sensitive groups.
August 7, 2018 by John Montesi
Wondering how to stay healthy in college? It’s important to prioritize your physical, mental, and emotional well-being during your time on campus.
August 6, 2018
Recent Azusa Pacific University graduate Camilla “Millie” Reese, a Mission Viejo, California, resident, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Sellers' recent award.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Rawlings' recent professional activity.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Sambasivam's recent professional activity.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Landers' recent professional activity.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Heinlein's recent professional activity.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Guta's recent professional activity.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent presentation.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Sambasivam's recent presentation.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Rawlings' recent presentation.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Heinlein's recent presentation.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Guta's recent presentation.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Griesinger's recent presentation.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Bowden's recent presentation.
August 6, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte
Here’s what you should know as an incoming student with food allergies.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Reiner's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Baron's recent presentation.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Shearer's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Oropeza's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Sambasivam's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Westlake's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Heinlein's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Guta's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Guido's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Yu's recent publication.
August 6, 2018
Learn more about Baron's recent publication.
August 6, 2018 by University Relations
The major opens for enrollment in fall 2018 and appeals to students seeking careers as creative and influential illustrators and animators.
August 4, 2018 by John Montesi
Your social media footprint matters when it comes to your college experience and future career opportunities—but deleting everything is not the answer.
August 2, 2018
APU will begin relocating Walkabout participants from their campsite in the Ansel Adams Wilderness over the next day. This precautionary measure is in response to the poor air quality detected in the area from the fires burning near Yosemite.
August 2, 2018 by Adam Green
Faith, hope, and love—these three virtues form the bedrock of Christian theology.
August 2, 2018 by University Relations
For risking his life to protect his community, Albert Ixco, M.A. ’20, stood in the East Room of the White House on February 20, 2018, as President Donald Trump honored him with the Medal of Valor.
August 2, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
When your college student experiences stress and adversity during their time at school, you can direct them to these on-campus mental health resources.
July 31, 2018 by Ana Felce
Earning a master’s degree can help you advance your social work career and further your impact on the people and communities you serve.
July 28, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
An MPH degree (Master of Public Health) can take you far. It gives you the ability to change the world and help communities live a healthier tomorrow.
July 26, 2018 by Ana Felce
With a master’s degree in research psychology, you’ll be armed with advanced skills that can prepare you for a wide variety of careers.
July 24, 2018
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory as high temperatures are forecast for the San Gabriel Valley through Thursday, July 26, 2018.
July 24, 2018 by Heather Nelson
When it comes to advice for college students, your professors know exactly what you need to do to survive (and thrive) in the classroom.
July 21, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Enrolling in teacher training at Azusa Pacific University is about more than just earning a degree. Read on to learn about the trends driving big changes.
July 19, 2018
Please read this important update and prayer request from President Jon Wallace.
July 19, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

God began sewing a seed in Christy Semsen’s heart to become a worship songwriter long ago. She had always loved music and had the desire to serve in the church, but other forms of ministry had taken precedence over songwriting. Semsen supported her husband in his work...

July 19, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

David Hadinger feels deeply connected to physical acting. He even ventures to say that this is the most honest and blatant version of his personal identity. As an actor, he uses his passion for movement to adapt to any role, ranging from the Black Pearl Pirate in Pirates of...

July 19, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Consider a master’s degree as an undergraduate student to save time (and money) on your way to your dream career.
July 18, 2018

Written by Dean Stephen P. Johnson 

In 2013, President Wallace and Provost Stanton brought together all of the arts units from around APU and united them into one organization. The College of Music and the Arts was formed for the purpose of collaboration, integration, and expanding the impact of music and...

July 17, 2018

One of my favorite things to do when I am traveling is to connect with APU CLAS Alumni. I love to hear stories about their favorite professor or favorite class and listen to their fond reminiscences about chapel (yes, chapel!) and campus life. In return, I tell them about all...

July 17, 2018 by John Montesi
Transitioning from high school to college can be a little intimidating. But fear not! There are plenty of reasons to be excited, rather than afraid.
July 16, 2018
APU’s University Libraries' Educational Programming hosts Classical Conversations: Parent Practicum.
July 16, 2018
For information about tuition discounts, scholarships, and financial aid, contact the Office of Graduate and Professional Student Financial Services at (626) 815-4570 or gpc@apu.edu. M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
July 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Dr. Daniel Grissom is no stranger to traditional mission trips, doing valuable work serving in schools and soup kitchens, spending time with children, and helping with labor-intensive projects.

But a few years ago on a trip to Namibia, Africa, Dr. Grissom decided he wanted to do a different...

July 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

According to Isobel Findlay, her passion for other cultures, her knack for languages, and her heart for ministry have always been God-ordained. She has felt for years that her desire to pursue international ministry is her calling, allowing her to utilize her natural talents and her desire...

July 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Throughout Brooke Pearson’s career in public policy and communications, she has always been driven by a desire to foster meaningful connections. At the local level and across the globe, she has utilized her desire to bridge gaps between people and cultures to facilitate relationships. Now as the...

July 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Dr. Mark Eaton’s passion and profession lie at the intersection of American literature, history, religion, and the humanities. In his writing, reading, and teaching, he highlights the meaningful ways these areas of his expertise matter in living a fulfilled and enriched life.

As a budding literary expert, Dr....

July 14, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Financial aid for graduate school is available—and it can help you afford your higher education degree. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know.
July 12, 2018 by Ana Felce
Both students and parents will find all the materials needed to ensure academic success this year—and every year—at the APU bookstore.
July 11, 2018 by Heather Nelson
Thanks to the annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, teachers are taking the lead in learning, growing, and strengthening their craft.
July 10, 2018 by John Montesi
Looking to find your strengths? Remember: How you feel about what you’re doing matters just as much as what you’re good at. Read on to learn more.
July 9, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte '20
While you’re enjoying outdoor barbecues and beach trips this summer, beware of uninvited guests: mosquitoes. As the season reaches its peak, the summer heat brings a wave of these bothersome insects. Learn how to protect yourself.
July 9, 2018 by Nathan Foster
A new study shows that churches are experiencing growth among multiethnic congregations. Two APU experts, as well as Pastor Mark Chase from Fellowship Monrovia, discuss the significance of this trend.
July 8, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame
As you’re preparing for college, you may wonder what to expect from your first day and weekend on campus.
July 6, 2018
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory as high temperatures are forecast for the San Gabriel Valley through Sunday, July 8, 2018. Temperatures may exceed 110 degrees across the foothills.
July 5, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
College move-in day can be pretty bittersweet. Here’s how to make it a weekend both students and families will remember forever.
July 3, 2018
The university will be closed on Wednesday, July 4. Wishing everyone a fun and safe 4th of July!
July 3, 2018
Registration for Fall 2018 classes is now open. Enroll now on the APU Mobile app or contact the Graduate and Professional Center at (626) 815-4570 or gpc@apu.edu for assistance. Business hours: M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
July 3, 2018 by John Montesi
Working with an academic advisor helps you ensure you stay on track in college while saving time and money. See more benefits of working with an advisor.
June 30, 2018 by John Montesi
There’s a lot to consider when determining what should be on your college packing list, like where you’re going! Here’s what else you should keep in mind.
June 29, 2018

Greetings from Washington, D.C.! It's a beautiful day in the nation's capital, where I am moderating a panel on the future of higher education for more than 120 students and faculty from Christian colleges around the country, including several CLAS students from APU. I know that some of these students...

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018 by Savannah Lawrence
When you need a break from eating on campus, local restaurants in Azusa and Glendora offer a variety of culturally diverse cuisine.
June 28, 2018
In observance of Independence Day, all Dining Services Venues will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th.
June 28, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Azusa Pacific University educates all students on the Title IX law, which protects students against sex discrimination and sexual harassment.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Ruccione, PhD's recent professional activity.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Noah's recent professional activity.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Davis' recent professional activity.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Bentz's recent presentation.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Titus' recent presentation.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Grigg's recent presentation.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Gallup's recent presentation.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Davis' recent presentation.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Bledsoe's recent presentation.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Thorsen's recent publication.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Saville's recent publication.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Oropeza's recent publication.
June 27, 2018
Learn more about Dorman's recent publication.
June 26, 2018
Azusa Pacific University's High Desert Regional Campus nursing students, in partnership with the Salvation Army, host the fourth annual Homeless Foot Washing event.
June 26, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte '20
A recent study finds that people with religious affiliation live approximately four years longer than average. What factors contribute to this longevity? APU experts take a deeper look at the research.
June 26, 2018 by Ana Felce
The start of the new school year is the perfect time to set goals. Here are four back-to-school tips to help you have your best semester yet.
June 25, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
Start your college career off on the right foot by attending your summer orientation. There are a number of reasons why it’s a can’t-miss event.
June 22, 2018
Finding a way forward that respects the dignity of all people as we address immigration is a must; children cannot suffer as we debate how to accomplish this work. We cannot inflict harm upon them while we untangle claims for asylum.
June 21, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
College placement tests are a tool used to place each student in the proper class based on his or her current and potential competency.
June 19, 2018 by John Montesi
With a bit of effort, you can make new friends before your first week of college—no matter where you come from or what you’re studying in the fall.
June 18, 2018
APU has received a $3 million donation to help fund the expansion of its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, including a new facility on West Campus.
June 18, 2018 by Nathan Foster
The code talkers were a group of valiant Navajo people who joined the U.S. Marine Corps and helped relay coded messages from World War II to the Vietnam War. Azusa Pacific University's Darling Library is telling their story with a special exhibit.
June 16, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Not sure how to pay for your child’s college degree? Direct student loans can help your child afford college, and they come with flexible payment options.
June 15, 2018
University all clear. Lock down lifted.
June 15, 2018
East and West Campus on lockdown. Stay indoors. Keep doors and windows locked. Multiple suspects detained from a police pursuit.
June 15, 2018
Azusa Pacific University is the “Best University in the San Gabriel Valley,” according to a recent poll conducted by the Southern California News Group.
June 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

There is no style of writing that Professor Emeritus, David Esselstrom, Ph.D., hasn’t tried. An expert in screenwriting, fiction, and journalism, the recently retired professor has spent his career dedicated to disciplined writing, reading, and inspiring students.

To honor 34 years of teaching, 12 serving as department chair,...

June 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

To help APU students engage with contemporary art on a grand scale, three professors spearheaded a first-of-its-kind trip to New York and England that allowed both art and graphic design students to see world-renowned art up close and meet the artists in person. The 10 students, led...

June 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

As a person with a heart for collaboration with other artists, Steven Rader initially felt unnerved by the competitive nature of the music industry. However, upon discovering the niche genre of video game music, he found the camaraderie he craved and set himself on course to pursue...

June 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

What makes Nery Gabriel Lemus such an effective educator is his active involvement in the arts community. In addition to his work as an assistant professor in the Department of Art and Design, Professor Lemus produces incredible works of art displayed throughout Los Angeles.

Currently, Lemus is being...

June 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Whether it’s slow and dramatic or fast and exciting, nothing sets the tone of a scene in a television show quite like music. Gaining access to the best music takes someone with a specialized skill set to ensure the show has permission from record labels, publishers, songwriters,...

June 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

It wasn’t until Matt Ahlquist was already working with a consulting firm that he realized God was calling him to a career in that field. Last summer, Ahlquist interned for innovation consulting firm BCG Digital Ventures where he found purpose and passion in the project-oriented environment. He decided...

June 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

To Dr. Matthew Berezuk, the best part of teaching at APU is the freedom he has found. The associate professor in the Department of Biology and Chemistry has been empowered to pursue his interests in his courses, his research, and his faith. In the classroom and the...

June 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

With his thirst for knowledge and his knack for problem-solving, choosing to study computer science at APU was a natural fit for Thomas Mifflin. While going to APU, he was encouraged to find unique solutions and remain open-minded in his field, preparing him well for his career...

June 14, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
Have you been wondering “what is FERPA?” Learn how this common law that protects a student’s education records changes once an individual enters college.
June 13, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte '20
Summer is all about having fun, and there are plenty of ways to stay active this season. That’s why on Monday, June 18, Azusa Pacific will launch its fourth annual Summer Fitness Challenge for full-time faculty and staff.
June 12, 2018
Los Angeles County teachers will gather at Azusa Pacific University on July 27, 2018, for the fourth annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking for educators.
June 12, 2018 by Ana Felce
Finding the balance between academics and other activities can be challenging for students. For a college athlete, that also means balancing athletics.
June 11, 2018 by University Relations
A 3,000-year-old miniature sculpted head unearthed from the joint Azusa Pacific University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem archeological site of Tel Abel Beth Maacah is now on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
June 11, 2018 by Nathan Foster '20
Azusa Pacific University launched the interdisciplinary studies major in fall 2017, enabling students to combine classes from two or three majors and customize their degree.
June 8, 2018
APU's School of Nursing is holding an informational night for the Master of Public Health (MPH) program on June 21 at the Monrovia site.
June 8, 2018 by Micah McDaniel
The voice on the other end of the line promised the fulfillment of a dream. It was early in day three of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-year Player Draft when Pablo O’Connor ’17 received a call from a Major League scout.
June 8, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
As a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, APU strives to help more Hispanic students attend and graduate college.
June 7, 2018
APU Professor Robert Mullins, Ph.D., was recently featured in a Live Science article on the discovery of an ancient faience head at the Tel Abel Beth Maacah excavation site.
June 7, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
Many decisions need to be made before your student starts college in the fall, but there’s one that’s easy: enrolling in college student health insurance.
June 6, 2018 by Micaela Ricaforte '20
The city of Glendora honored residents Bobby Duke, Ph.D., dean of APU’s School of Theology and Seminary, and his wife, Jenny, with a proclamation for their work as foster parents and advocates.
June 6, 2018 by Wendi Waldron Dykes, ABD and Andrew Barton, Ed.D.
The God First motto has guided APU through 119 years of growth, mergers, and name changes. Yet, students, faculty, and staff consider those words as more than a motto —they make it their vow to keep Christ central in thought and deed.
June 5, 2018

Congratulations to these CLAS students who made the Dean's List for the spring 2018 semester!

Department of Biology and Chemistry:

Marc Abou Assali, Biochemistry
Abbigael Aday, Biochemistry
Holly Addis, Biology
Marina Al Naser, Biochemistry
Joseph Aversa, Allied Health
Lauren Barron, Biology
Amanda Bledy, Biochemistry
Lauren Bowden, Biochemistry
Sara Bowers, Allied Health
Britta Bunnel, Biology
Nicole Burton, Allied Health
Brodie Butler, Biology
Emily Buttkus, Allied Health
Jeanette Byer, Biology
Elijah Cacal, Allied Health
Jenay Calender, Allied Health
Kristina Capello, Allied Health
Kirstin Cardoza, Biology Interest
Shelbe Carlson, Biology
Jazmin Carranza, Allied Health
Morgan Cheesman, Biology
Daniel Choi, Allied Health
Jason Chou, Biology
Rachel Christensen, Allied Health
Hannah Clemente, Biology
Islay Collins, Allied Health
Cassidy Crandell, Chemistry
Bethany Crim, Biology
Natalie Crouse, Allied Health
Jenna Cruz, Allied Health
Danielle Daymude, Allied Health
Katelyn Derifield, Chemistry
Alexandra DeRosa, Allied Health
Kyle Diaz, Allied Health
Morgan Diers, Biochemistry
Cody Drisko, Chemistry
Victoria Edwards, Allied Health
Katherine Enriquez, Allied Health
Anna Eriksson, Allied Health
Cesar Ferraez, Biology
Patrick Ford, Biochemistry
Tonhi Gailey, Biology
Austin Gee, Allied Health
Timothy Gee, Allied Health
Molly Gibney, Chemistry
Brenna Gittins, Biology
Kendra Goehring, Allied Health
Amelia Gray, Biochemistry
Jordan Green, Allied Health
Silas Griffin, Biochemistry
Kelsey Hedrick, Biochemistry
Jadon Henry, Allied Health
Kelly Herbig, Allied Health
Katelyn Hickenbottom, Allied Health
Taylor Honnoll, Biology
Benjamin Hull, Biology
Deborah Hussey, Biology
Kayley Jakob, Biochemistry
Kyle Jancola, Biology
Caitlin Johnson, Biology
Michael Jones, Chemistry
Jeremy Jordan-Irwin, Allied Health
Shaylah Kagehiro, Allied...

June 5, 2018

Congratulations to these CMA students who made the Dean's List for the spring 2018 semester!

Department of Art and Design:
Rachel Agron, Art
Areli Arellano, Visual Art
Kali Arvidson, Art
Chayce Avila, Art
Ryan Berry, Graphic Design
Ruby Bronaugh, Visual Art
Sofia Calderon, Graphic Design
Bethany Cart, Visual Art
Carmela Chavez, Art
Zhipeng Cui, Graphic Design
Sophia Curalli, Graphic Design
Brooke Darnell, Graphic Design
Alison Darrow, Visual Art
Rachel Davis, Art
Violeta Del Cid-Umana, Art
Marina Diaz, Art
Kasey Djongroaminoto, Graphic Design
Joaquin Evia Del Puerto, Graphic Design
Alexa Felberg, Graphic Design
Elizabeth Gaeta, Graphic Design*
Cyan Garma, Visual Art
Lily Graham, Graphic Design
Curran Grant, Art
Naomi Hall, Visual Art
Anna Harrington, Art
Emma Hofer, Graphic Design
Maureen Hogan, Art
Jenna Jacobs, Visual Art
Erika Kaler, Graphic Design
Emmanuelle Lee, Graphic Design
Cassidy Lewis, Visual Art
Madison Lucas, Art
Allison Ludlow, Visual Art
Lauren McClelland, Art
Maizy McCormick, Graphic Design
Tessa McVaugh, Art
Dominique Nevarez, Art
Jessica Paddock, Art
Hannah Petersen, Graphic...

June 5, 2018 by John Montesi
Campus housing is often the nicest, more affordable, and more holistically beneficial option for college students Here’s why.
June 4, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame
Attending a Christian university probably means taking Bible courses...
May 31, 2018
The latest ancient treasure unearthed from Azusa Pacific University’s dig site in Abel Beth Maacah went on display this week at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Shrier's recent professional activity.
May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Shrier's recent presentation.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Yee-Sakamoto's recent presentation.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Lee's recent presentation.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Kipley's recent presentation.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Helm-Stevens' recent presentation.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Carroll's recent presentation.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Robles' recent publication.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Setterlund's recent publication.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Yu's recent publication.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about dela Cruz's recent publication.
May 31, 2018
Learn more about Argueta's recent publication.
May 31, 2018 by Ana Felce
Looking to ensure your success as a student-athlete? Check out these tips for a well-rounded college experience that includes academic success.
May 30, 2018
CREV Fellowship Awards 2018-2019
May 29, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
So, your child is now a college graduate. While this is an exciting time, it can also be confusing to discover what your new role is as their parent.
May 28, 2018 by Caitlin Gipson ’01
Most evangelists use the spoken word to convey the Gospel message. Some use music. Bryan Taylor ’03, M.M. ’06, embraces both.
May 25, 2018
Memorial Weekend Hours of Operation
May 24, 2018
The Azusa Conservatory, sponsored by the Azusa Pacific University School of Music, is offering free tuition for their summer camps where kids of all ages can learn different types of music from APU professors.
May 24, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Find ways to connect with your major before school starts so you can discover if the field of study is really your passion—and get your foot in the door.
May 23, 2018

You've tried every possible option. More time, more training, more energy, more money, more expertise and you can't seem to succeed. Every way you turn you find your plans frustrated and at a dead end. At that moment, it's awfully easy to be completely discouraged, even to the point of...

May 22, 2018 by John Montesi
If you’re feeling overwhelmed about heading to college next year, here are four practical things to do before graduating high school.
May 21, 2018
Azusa Pacific University’s Division of Teacher Education hosts “Expanding Your Expertise: Tricks of the Trade for Teachers,” a professional development conference for general education and special education teachers.
May 21, 2018
Stuart Strother, Ph.D., professor of economics and business management at Azusa Pacific University, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.
May 21, 2018
Kimberly Denu, Ph.D., vice president and chief diversity officer at Azusa Pacific University, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.
May 21, 2018
Marsha Fowler, Ph.D., professor of spirituality and ethics at Azusa Pacific University, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.
May 21, 2018 by Nathan Foster
Azusa Pacific University's President's Council and Administrative Cabinet are participating in the Executive Diversity Ambassador Seminar Series led by the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence.
May 21, 2018 by Evelyn Allen
A teenager looks up into the pitch-dark night sky and glimpses the nebulous glow of the Milky Way for the very first time. A middle-schooler faces his fears, leaping from a great height into the surrounding ocean waters.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Yu's recent presentation.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Dobson's recent professional activity.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Fisher's recent presentation.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Tirrell's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Setterlund's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Tallman's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Sevilla's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Schreiner's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Harmeyer's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about DomNwachukwu's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Mullins' recent professional activity.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent presentation.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Muthiah's recent presentation.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Helm-Stevens' recent presentation.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Smith's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Miller's recent publication.
May 18, 2018
Learn more about Badr's recent publication.
May 17, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Finding the right part-time job in college is more than just earning a paycheck, it’s about gaining the experience and connections needed post-graduation.
May 15, 2018

Last weekend, CLAS celebrated the end of the academic year by welcoming nearly 300 new graduates into the alumni family. It was a joy to congratulate seniors on this significant accomplishment, and we look forward to staying in touch with our new alums so that we can celebrate the many...

May 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Whether it’s a couple deciding if they ought to break up or friends debating what life path they should take, all sorts of altercations can happen between people when they are confined inside a car together. This is the premise of CARGUMENTS, the annual BFA Acting for...

May 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Ranging from his work with pop sensation Paula Abdul to modern a cappella group Pentatonix, music engineer Tim Jaquette has a diverse portfolio spanning decades. His career started in the industry in the 1970s and he was soon working on songs that went on to become Gold...

May 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Ivana Quezada felt she had no other option but to become an artist. Not to pursue this passion would be to neglect her God-given ability. Choosing to earn her degree in visual art with a concentration in drawing and painting and a minor in art history ensured...

May 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

The driving motivation for Chadwick Trentham’s work is that everyone, everywhere, has a meaningful story to tell. As an independent director and filmmaker, Trentham uses his adventurous spirit to travel to new places and engage with new people. His creativity is driven by his desire to be...

May 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Dr. Michael Chamberlain’s classrooms are more diverse than most. In his English as a Second Language classes, it’s not uncommon for a pastor from Korea to be sitting beside an atheist from China. As the program director of the American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI) and an...

May 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

While the equations Kurt Hake solves are no small feat, his decision to choose mathematics as his major was as easy as 1-2-3. The APU junior, who also has a double minor in computer science and statistics, comes from a long line of mathematicians and has always...

May 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Even in today’s political climate, Brian Hawkins is able to maintain his sense of service in his work as a public policy analyst. Feeling called to effect social change, he knew in early high school he would pursue a career in public policy. Hawkins, who graduated from...

May 15, 2018 by Ana Felce
Night classes are a great option for college students working to earn their degree.
May 14, 2018
Recent Azusa Pacific University graduate Corrie Henderson, a West Lafayette, Indiana resident, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.
May 14, 2018
The Foundation for Women Warriors offers a Connect With Community event for veteran women to meet and network with local businesswomen, hosted by Azusa Pacific University.
May 14, 2018

 The Technology offices at your workplace or university have been working overtime. The network has slowed down dramatically as a growing number of constituents download movies, videos, music, research docs, and surf the web. The solution? Increase bandwidth to allow for more work to be accomplished by more people. There...

May 14, 2018 by Evan R. Cain ’18
Winner of the 2017 New Teacher Project Fishman Prize, Joshua Martinez ’04 puts this model to the test in his East Los Angeles fourth-grade classroom.
May 12, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner '18
When Rebekah started college, she knew she wanted mission work to be part of her experience. A trip to Spain impacted her in ways she didn’t expect.
May 11, 2018 by Cynndie Hoff
For the second year in a row, APU earned status again as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), an honor that must be reevaluated and renewed annually.
May 10, 2018
Recent Azusa Pacific University graduate Tara Edwards, a resident of Victorville, California, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.
May 10, 2018
Azusa Pacific University President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, announced the appointment of Glendora resident Shino Simons, Ph.D., as vice president for student life following a nationwide search, effective July 1.
May 10, 2018
The Inland Empire Regional Campus is closed for the remainder of today, Thursday, May 10, 2018, due to a power outage. Classes are cancelled and will resume tomorrow.
May 10, 2018
Azusa Pacific University’s Center for Research in Science (CRIS) hosts "Intercampus Symposium on Gene Editing: Dialogue at the Intersection of Science, Ethics, and Faith."
May 9, 2018
Recent Azusa Pacific University graduate Katherine Ruprecht, a Mendocino, California resident, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.
May 9, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner '18
Ongoing university lighting enhancements contribute to a better overall campus aesthetic while reducing energy costs.
May 8, 2018
Paul Shrier is the Beverly Hardcastle Stanford Fellow for 2017-2018
May 8, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame
Azusa Pacific University’s School of Education hosted the third annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony to recognize three APU alumni who are making a difference ...
May 7, 2018

There are two ways to approach communicating with your best friend. You can either treat it as a contract where you each are getting something from the other, or you can treat it as a partnership of dynamic communication. In the latter, you allow your friend to influence you, to...

May 7, 2018 by APU Life
Students seeking an academically robust study-away program aspire to the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford.
May 7, 2018 by Edmund Mazza, Ph.D.
The concepts of tolerance, freedom of conscience, and loving one’s enemies originated with Christ and flourished among His followers.
May 5, 2018

Wow! What a great year it’s been! Last summer I shared about CLAS’ devotion to students, even long after they've graduated. Proving this to be true, in October the TESOL program hosted its 2nd annual Making Your Mark in TESOL, a conference for current students and alumni featuring keynotes and breakout...

May 3, 2018
This is a great opportunity to meet with faculty and current students and learn more about the DPT program.
May 3, 2018 by Ana Felce
Being a first-generation college student has taught APU senior Riley Bennett to be her own advocate and make the most of every resource she’s afforded.
May 1, 2018 by Ana Felce
After you’ve filled out your college applications and written essays, how can you best prepare to nail your college music, theater, or acting auditions?
April 30, 2018
Azusa Pacific University has named Rancho Cucamonga resident Brandy N. Chappell, DPPD, founding director of its Sacramento-based Center for Public Affairs, launching in 2019.
April 30, 2018 by Cynndie Hoff
Today, mission, purpose, and outcomes mark the value and worth of an institution of higher education. At Azusa Pacific University, its people provide this mark of distinction.
April 26, 2018
Approximately 1702 students will graduate from Azusa Pacific University on Sat., May 5, 2018, at the university’s spring commencement ceremonies.
April 25, 2018
Azusa Unified School District celebrated its graduating seniors who received admittance to Azusa Pacific University in two ceremonies that took place on April 24, 2018, at Azusa and Gladstone high schools.
April 25, 2018
Summer 2018
April 24, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
So, your kid is becoming a college student. That’s great! Before your child leaves for college, ensure that you’ve taught them these 10 important lessons.
April 23, 2018
The checkout deadline for spring is 3 p.m. on Sunday May 6th, 2018.
April 23, 2018

Many folks may assume that if they are sold out to God, decisions are easy. All they have to do is wait around for God to show up and make decisions for them. I call that "blind passivity." They feel like they are so spiritual that certainly God will work...

April 23, 2018 by APU Life
In her blog, Searching for a Rainbow, Nicole (Stunden ’04) Uyboco chronicles her daily trials and triumphs as the wife of a Navy officer stationed in Hawaii, a busy mother, and as a survivor battling and beating breast cancer.
April 21, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame
Before 6:30 a.m., it’s not unusual for school counselor Tony Morrow ’11, M.A.Ed. ’12, to already be in the College and Career Center at Fallbrook High ...
April 19, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
Interested in a career in health, but not sure what aspect you want to pursue? An undergraduate degree in allied health can keep your options open.
April 18, 2018
Azusa Pacific President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, announced today his plan to step away from his position on June 30, 2019. He has accepted an invitation by the Board of Trustees to continue his APU service in a new role¬–as president emeritus.
April 18, 2018
University College, an affiliate of Azusa Pacific University and a significant part of the evolving Azusa Pacific University System, will change its name to Los Angeles Pacific University (LAPU) and was granted separate accreditation.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent professional activity.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Arnecillo's recent professional activity.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Alba's recent professional activity.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent presentation.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Gallup's recent presentation.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Dunaetz's recent presentation.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Bentz's recent presentation.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Arnecillo's recent presentation.
April 18, 2018
Learn more about Sellers' recent publication.
April 17, 2018
Hours of Operation: Sunday, April 29th - Saturday, May 5th
April 17, 2018 by Ana Felce
Chemicals make up our everyday lives. Accordingly, you’ll find there are many options when it comes to building a career in chemistry after graduation.
April 16, 2018
Azusa Pacific University Theater concludes its 23rd season with The Sneeze, a modern drama comprised of four one-act plays and four short stories.
April 16, 2018
U.S. News & World Report ranks APU's Master's in Social Work Program as one of the top 100 in the United States.
April 16, 2018

Every day you make life or death choices! Probably he first thing that comes to your mind when I say that is a huge decision where someone's life hangs in the balance and you must choose rightly to save them or lose them. Well, not every "life or death" choice...

April 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

For many who grew up watching Disney movies, titles like The Lion King, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast are the gold standard for animation.

 

A group of APU students got to hear firsthand how this Disney magic was made when renowned animator Mark Henn visited the Cinematic...

April 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

In the classroom, on production sets, and through service opportunities, Nolan Croce’s time at APU has enabled him to see the world in technicolor. His interactions with those around him are brighter and bolder, helping him be a better storyteller and filmmaker. The junior cinematic arts production...

April 15, 2018

Written by Regina Edner

Whether she’s playing opposite Denzel Washington in the film Roman J. Israel, Esq. or starring as Fantine in a stage production of Les Miserables, Lauren Ellen Thompson puts her heart into every role she takes on. The actress, singer, and producer earned her degree in theater arts...

April 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Dr. Marek Szpakiewicz’s gift for the cello has not only earned him well-deserved recognition within APU’s School of Music, but he has also been honored by world-renowned musicians. Yo-Yo Ma said Dr. Szpakiewicz’s “energy, motivation, earnestness, and generosity of spirit are evident through his work.” As an...

April 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

Dr. Tolu Noah has always found herself happiest in a classroom setting. Her love of school began in elementary school when she would play “teacher” with her sisters and neighbors. Eventually, this joy led her to get her degree in teaching, providing her the opportunity to have...

April 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender 

To Courtney Donlon, the best part of an event is the joy it gives the attendees. Her desire to create something fun for those around her has always been her motivation for wanting to become an event planner and eventually own her own event planning company. To...

April 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

It was never a question for Brooke Nagel whether she would move to Spain - it was a question of when. She always knew she wanted to the minister to the people there, but wanted to do it in God’s timing. Just before heading to APU, she...

April 14, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame
Making friends in college isn’t always easy, but here’s how I came to find mine ...
April 12, 2018

Fellowship Presentations - All are welcome!

Join us Friday, April 20, 2018 in SEGC175 from 3:30-4:30PM for a special presentation on "Mathematics and the Christian Worldview" by our 2017-18 Math and Physics fellows, Zachary Conner and Jesse Friedman. Pizza will be provided.

April 12, 2018 by John Montesi
International students bring a perspective that is as important to your growth and education as anything your professors teach you.
April 11, 2018
The Azusa Pacific University Scholarship Association (APUSA) invites you to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at our annual Spring Benefit.
April 10, 2018
Classes are cancelled today at APU's Los Angeles Regional Site due to a power outage effecting the entire building.
April 10, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner
Lauren Rietkerk ‘17, a student in Azusa Pacific’s Master of Science in Biotechnology program, hopes to align her education with her calling to help solve the world’s conservation crisis.
April 10, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Here’s a look at what the admissions process is really like at colleges and universities like APU, from AP scores to meeting with admissions counselors.
April 9, 2018
Azusa Pacific University President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, announced the appointment of Riverside resident Keith E. Hall, Ed.D., as vice president/chief diversity officer, effective July 1.
April 9, 2018
APU's College Headed and Mighty Proud (C.H.A.M.P.) program celebrates its 27th year of introducing the idea of college to more than 13,000 fourth-grade students in the local community.About 200 more will graduate from the program on April 11.
April 9, 2018

There are people in need all around the world. Can you imagine if we simply said “God’s grace will be enough for them” and left it at that? In cases like this we are compelled to become the expression of God’s grace – a touch, presence, a word, food, generosity....

April 9, 2018 by John Montesi
Pursuing a Christian ministries major and vocation can lead to a number of career paths far beyond standing behind a pulpit.
April 6, 2018
An independent study finds that Christian schools generate $60 billion each year for the U.S. economy. The same report finds that APU generates a $1.25 billion economic impact within the state each year.
April 5, 2018 by John Montesi
Many schools don’t allow freshmen cars on campus. Although you may not love this rule—there are benefits. Here’s why you don’t need a car freshman year.
April 4, 2018

 The Master of Public Health (MPH) program is designed to give students the resources needed to make a positive impact in the wellness of their communities. Students will learn how to develop skills in medical research, increase knowledge in program planning and policy writing, and gain real-world experience through participation...

April 2, 2018

It can become so routine and so focused on non-essential things that Easter means nothing but a fun time with candy. Yet it is the most important day of the year when it comes to eternal things. Not only does it represent the hope of every person for eternal life...

April 1, 2018
March 31, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
It can be disappointing to hear that you’re on the college waitlist for your top-choice school, but stay positive. This could be an important opportunity.
March 29, 2018
Learn more about Berry's recent professional activity.
March 29, 2018
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent professional activity.
March 29, 2018
Learn more about Noah's recent presentation.
March 29, 2018
Learn more about Whitney's recent publication.
March 29, 2018
Learn more about Milton's recent publication.
March 29, 2018
Learn more about Yu's recent publication.
March 29, 2018 by Tony Suleiman Jr.
The career center is a great resource for underclassmen to use in order to get a head start on planning for the future.
March 28, 2018
Jessica Wong is a 2017-2018 CREV Faculty Fellow
March 26, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame
Azusa Pacific University’s School of Education 2018 Educator Hiring Fair brought together educators to network and find potential teaching jobs.
March 26, 2018

Today we begin Holy Week. Palm Sunday is the day we commemorate the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem while people welcomed him crying “Save Us! Save Us!” Of course Jesus did just that – but not before he walked through Holy Week. During the next few days, take time each...

March 22, 2018
For the sixth year, high school students will compete in a Spanish language spelling bee, organized by APU’s Department of Modern Languages and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Vista Higher Learning.
March 22, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Working through college isn’t just about earning money on the side. There are several other benefits of balancing a job with your studies.
March 21, 2018
Azusa Pacific's record start in baseball reflects its leader, head coach Paul Svagdis.
March 21, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner
Director, producer, and animator, Tony Bancroft, recently joined Azusa Pacific University as head of the new Animation and Visual Effects degree program.
March 20, 2018
Hours of Operation
March 20, 2018
If you are a returning student looking to complete your roommate group for housing sign-ups, we encourage you to check out our Roommate Resource tool to connect with others.
March 20, 2018
Current roommate groups living in Alosta Place and University Village can renew their apartment for 2018-19.
March 20, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner
One underappreciated element of on-campus living is the Resident Advisor (RA). These students are highly trained, caring, and energetic; prepared to take on any challenge with gusto, snacks, and a smile.
March 19, 2018

"I’m the boss! I’m in charge. You have to obey me or get fired. I have the power. I am over you.” Words that many utter when they assume that dominance is what it takes to be successful. Human nature always wants to dominate others. And we have misconstrued success...

March 19, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Feeling stuck in your current degree plan? Read on to learn how to change your major, and why it is completely OK to do so.
March 17, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
If your child had an individualized education plan in high school, you may wonder how students with additional needs should approach college.
March 15, 2018
On Sat., March 17, L.A. County schools gather at Azusa Pacific University's West Campus to explore history and deliver presentations at the 38th annual History Day L.A.
March 15, 2018
The Ahmanson Foundation recently awarded Azusa Pacific University a $300,000 grant toward the construction of a convergent media center to equip journalism and public relations students.
March 15, 2018
Azusa Pacific University celebrates the launch of its Bachelor of Arts in Animation and Visual Effects with a special 20th anniversary screening of the Walt Disney animated feature Mulan.
March 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

This season, APU theater produced a professional-level production of The Crucible, providing students with training, mentorship, and networking opportunities comparable to award-winning productions in the industry.

The Crucible cast and crew members had the opportunity to work alongside director Oanh Nguyen, who has served as the critically acclaimed...

March 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Dr. Maximo Rossi finds himself happiest and most fulfilled when he is serving others. Always armed with insight into God’s word and enthusiastic to help his pupils really grasp the course content, his students leave his class with a true understanding of Spanish and a meaningful encounter...

March 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Hannah Chandler has always felt called to address healthcare disparities for those in developing countries. After earning her bachelor’s degree in biology from APU in 2015, she heeded the advice of her professors and started working in the public health field before continuing her education. Now ready...

March 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Considering Isabella Luchi is an award-winning international opera singer, it is incredible that she didn’t even know what opera was until she was 19. Originally from Brazil, Luchi initially planned to be a diplomat. When she joined her campus choir at her high school, Instituto Federal do...

March 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

In his field, in his classes, and in his faith, Professor Greg Michael is always enthusiastic. The professional director and cinematic arts instructor is deeply passionate about his work and gets even more excited when he is able to share it with his students. He especially loves...

March 15, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

For Loyda Guadamuz, her church life and design life have always been connected. When she was a senior in high school, her pastor asked her to design a flyer for an upcoming church event, and she happily accepted the task. She got right to work, loving every...

March 13, 2018
APU’s Center for Research in Science hosts: “What is Intelligence? The Science and Christian Philosophy of Human versus Artificial Intelligence.”
March 13, 2018 by Ana Felce
Choosing the right college dining plan can help your child make healthier food choices while living away from home.
March 12, 2018

“You owe me. I deserve it. You should provide it for me without cost or question. I paid for it, so you’re obligated!” Can you believe it? A series of comments that reflect a selfish demand to be at the center of the world. Everything circles around the heart of...

March 12, 2018

Math and Physics majors are required to attend Academic Advising each semester. Our advisors will meet with students individually during the week of March 19-22, 2018. Students sign up with the advisor of their choice using the following appointment calendars: Math appointments or Physics appointments.

Math, physics and statistics minors are...

March 12, 2018

GAME NIGHT – Friday, March 16, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. in SEGC170, Math Center

 
Nothing but Fun! All math and physics majors and minors are invited to attend and join in a game of Taboo, Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, or perhaps a game you bring. Pizza provided.
March 12, 2018

All are welcome to attend the Math and Faith Discussion on Monday, March 19 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in SEGC141. The discussion will be led by Math & Physics Fellow, Aubrey LeFebre, on Chapter 8: “Effectiveness of Mathematics", from the book “Mathematics: Through the Eyes of Faith” by James Bradley and...

March 10, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner '18
One of the most important lessons I have learned in college is how important it is to get to know your professors.On the first day of college, I was intimidated, afraid, and unsure of what to expect.
March 9, 2018

Spring is upon us! It is time to dust those shelves, clear the winter clutter and open our windows for spring’s fresh air and life to fill our homes. As we prepare our homes for this new season of excitement, growth, and life, how can we also prepare our hearts...

March 8, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
What happens if your student waits until the last minute to get college applications ready, or worse, misses the application deadlines entirely?
March 8, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
As a parent, you want to be sure your child is making the right choices when transferring colleges. Here’s how to help ensure a smooth transition.
March 7, 2018
The Azusa Pacific University San Diego Regional Campus ​was ordered to ​ evacuate due to a natural gas leak​ in the area​. Classes at the San Diego Regional Campus will be cancelled for the remainder of the day. .
March 7, 2018
Learn more about Alba's recent presentation.
March 6, 2018 by Abigail E. Peck
A graduating senior reflects on a day of inspiration and encouragement at the 2018 Advancing Women in Leadership conference.
March 6, 2018 by Ana Felce
For animation majors studying in L.A., there’s a breadth of unique opportunities to help you master your craft—such as the CTN Animation Expo.
March 5, 2018

“I don’t need anyone! I can do it alone. No one will tell me what I should do or how. I will stand on my own two feet. I don’t depend on anyone but me.”

Wow! A litany of phrases that sound really harsh…but very familiar in daily life. Independence is...

March 1, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
See how much a financial aid package can help you in paying for your degree. Here are the answers to your most common college money questions.
March 1, 2018

Join your colleagues this summer to learn how to transform your courses to yield the best possible student learning engagement. CTLA is offering three unique and exciting institutes, focused on course redesign, faith integration, and teaching with technology.  All faculty, including adjunct and regional center faculty, are encouraged to apply to...

February 28, 2018
Steven Wilkens is a 2017-2018 CREV Faculty Fellow
February 27, 2018 by John Montesi
Yellow Ribbon schools offer unmatched benefits to military veterans. But, there is some confusion about how the program works. Here are clear answers.
February 26, 2018
APU’s Masterworks Chorale and Orchestra and the APU Armenian Student Association present a service of remembrance for the Armenian Genocide on Saturday, March 24, at the First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N Louse Street.
February 26, 2018 by Cynndie Hoff
Drones, remotely controlled flying machines, have been commandeered by nefarious individuals and terror groups. Such threats prompted APU's STEM faculty and students to conduct research into methods of detecting and destroying drones.
February 26, 2018

When my children were young, I built them a sandbox in the backyard. Railroad ties, sand, and some great sandbox toys. They were excited to use it and invite all their neighborhood friends. Soon I started seeing their human nature become evident: “That’s my shovel, you can’t play with it!”...

February 24, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Finding financial aid for international students may take more work to find, but it is out there—and well worth it. Here are three crucial tips to help.
February 23, 2018
YouTube personality Zach King will speak to Azusa Pacific University students about his entrepreneurial success on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 7-8 p.m. in Wilden Hall, located on East Campus at 901 E. Alosta Ave., in Azusa.
February 23, 2018
The Office of Housing Services is pleased to officially roll out the 2018–2019 campus housing sign-ups options. Please carefully review your options by going to www.apu.edu/housing/signup.
February 23, 2018
Learn more about Loose's recent presentation.
February 23, 2018
Learn more about Hanson's recent presentation.
February 23, 2018
Learn more about Sambasivam's recent publication.
February 23, 2018
Learn more about Park's recent publication.
February 23, 2018
Learn more about Glyer's recent publication.
February 23, 2018
Learn more about Buck's recent publication.
February 22, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
You’ve been accepted into several colleges, so how do you narrow down your choices? These six tips will make finding the right college an easy experience.
February 21, 2018
As the world mourns the passing of Christian evangelist Billy Graham, members of the Azusa Pacific University share their reflections on the influence and legacy of one of the best known preachers of the 20th Century.
February 21, 2018
Azusa Pacific University hosts Jon Foreman of Switchfoot in his 25 in 24 concert.
February 20, 2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018 – Sunday, March 11, 2018
February 20, 2018 by Heather Nelson
APU’s Honors College uses the Great Works of history to shape students into a generation of great thinkers.
February 19, 2018

 Have you ever noticed how easy it is to walk by someone who's hurting and sort of ignore them? "It's not my hurt. I'm not affected." But when someone we know or love gets hurt, we are much more attentive. We notice it and we respond to it with care....

February 17, 2018 by Alyssa Burlingame
Branch out from campus to explore Los Angeles museums that can shape your college experience and add context to classroom learning.
February 15, 2018

Yesterday marked the beginning of the Lenten season and as we anticipate the coming Easter celebrations, I am mindful that the busiest part of the spring semester is already upon us.

With the extra activity, however, there are numerous opportunities for alumni to be engaged in the life of the campus....

February 15, 2018 by Ana Felce
It’s important that criminal justice majors get to learn in the field and see firsthand the everyday experiences of criminal justice professionals.
February 14, 2018 by Evan R. Cain
Ted Scott Bledsoe, Psy.D., director of the Doctor in Psychology in Clinical Training (Internship) program and associate professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology, discusses new project, "Diversity Mosaic Experience."
February 13, 2018

It was at some point in between meeting with the President of the Nike Foundation and planning a time to talk with the governor of Oregon that Jonathan Garcia (BA ‘11, MA ‘12) found out he landed a spot on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for Education.

Garcia has dedicated his...

February 13, 2018 by Cyndie Hoff
Offering activities, experience, and resources for young students who envision careers in science, technology engineering, and mathematics (STEM), Azusa Pacific’s fifth annual STEM Day exceeded all previous years’ attendance records.
February 13, 2018 by Heather Nelson
Azusa Pacific University’s Honors College offers a unique, collaborative learning experience unlike the typical honors program.
February 12, 2018
APU will host the Worship Arts Lab, a weekend workshop for high school youth and pastors who lead worship at their local churches, from June 27-30, 2018. Students connect with worship professionals, developing spiritually and musically.
February 12, 2018
1899 Dining Hall 4pm-9pm
February 12, 2018
February 28, 2018
February 12, 2018

 The batteries get weak and tired. Too much drain. Too many activities at once. Thankfully, they are rechargeable! All they need is a boost. A shot of new energy. So you plug them in. Soon they are ready to go again. Funny how we think our own lives work on...

February 12, 2018

APU has begun the transition from Sakai to Canvas, a learning management system (LMS) that offers students and faculty new ways to manage, navigate, and access their courses. This popup event will provide students and faculty critical information about migration services, training resources, and other support services. There will be...

February 10, 2018 by Tony Suleiman Jr.
For students, joining clubs in college is one of the best ways to make friends and do what you love.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Thorsen's recent professional activity.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Jung's recent professional activity.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Tallman's recent presentation.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Huang's recent presentation.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Yu's recent presentation.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Thorsen's recent publication.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Milton's recent publication.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Davis' recent publication.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Kim's recent publication.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Schreiner's recent publication.
February 9, 2018
Learn more about Allbaugh's recent publication.
February 8, 2018
Azusa Pacific University and Fellowship of Christian Athletes invite Southern California teenagers, as well as their pastors, coaches, teachers, parents, and friends to campus for a dynamic evening with Olympic gold-medalist Allyson Felix.
February 8, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner
When I decided to become a college transfer, I wasn’t quite sure what I was looking for. I’d had a great first semester of college but knew I...
February 7, 2018
Join us Saturday, April 7, for the Criminal Justice Conference, featuring Jana Monroe, the first female FBI special agent in the Behavioral Science Unit, as well as panel discussions, career fair, and poster session. apualumni.com/cjconference2018.
February 6, 2018
A recent episode of "Hidden Hikes," features Colby Trail, President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, and several APU community members.The show airs on local PBS channel 24, KVCR at 8:30 p.m.
February 6, 2018

It is our honor to uphold a tradition started at Azusa Pacific University 21 years ago.  In November of 1996, a few coaches from Christian colleges across the U.S. came together to discuss whether or not it would be a good idea to hold a Christian forensics tournament.  In February...

February 6, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent professional activity.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Vitz's recent professional activity.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Sturdivant's recent professional activity.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Fernando's recent professional activity.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent presentation.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Yeh's recent presentation.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Reeves' recent presentation.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Henck's recent presentation.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Sturdivant's recent presentation.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Chang's recent presentation.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Yu's recent presentation.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Bonney's recent presentation.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Oh's recent publication.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Dunaetz's recent publication.
February 6, 2018
Learn more about Bentz's recent publication.
February 6, 2018 by Heather Nelson
Meeting and connecting with a college mentor can make all the difference in your college experience and beyond.
February 5, 2018

 Have you ever noticed how your communication changes depending on who you’re with?  When you hang out with young children, words get simpler, your tone becomes more childlike, and the ideas you communicate become more tangible.  Spend time with educated folks and the big words show up in your speech,...

February 5, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner
From traditional lattes, to drip coffee, to more creative concoctions like Strawberry Acai Refreshers and the infamous Unicorn Frappuccino, students are sure to find something they love at Azusa Pacific University’s new Starbucks.
February 2, 2018
Azusa Pacific University’s IRS-certified accounting students will provide free tax preparation services with electronic filing for low-income community members, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers.
February 2, 2018
Azusa Pacific University’s School of Education invites current students, alumni, and the public to attend its annual Educator Hiring Fair, connecting schools, districts, and other education-related employers with those seeking jobs in the field.
February 1, 2018
Azusa Pacific University Theater continues its 23rd season with the Tony Award-winning drama The Crucible. The show runs February 15-25, with Thursday through Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday performances at 2 p.m.
February 1, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner
Minors in college provide students the opportunity to learn about something they are interested in, whether or not it is directly related to their major.
January 30, 2018
Grand Opening
January 30, 2018

Have you ever noticed how athletes who are in team sports always play better when they have known each other a long time and have spent casual time together? There’s a reason for that. When you have a relationship with someone, you get to know them. You trust them. You...

January 30, 2018

Written by Regina Ender

Emily Hibard never set out to start her own recording studio and music label, publish music, write books, or be a speaker and representative. Instead, she always set out to trust her instincts and listen to God attentively, and the rest fell into place. Whenever she has...

January 30, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Start saving for college early. As college costs increase, parents need to know which tools will help them save the most money.
January 29, 2018 by Caitlin Gipson
Peyton Ward was born without the left side of her heart. The fair-haired, angelic-looking five-year-old underwent a repair procedure at 14 days old at Loma Linda University’s International Heart Institute.
January 26, 2018
The deadline to complete the FAFSA is March 2! Here are five tips to help you as you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to learn what financial aid is available to help you finance your college degree.
January 26, 2018 by Ana Felce
Now that almost everyone has unlimited internet access right in their pocket, online safety is a growing concern.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Green's recent award.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Grigg's recent professional activity.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Sturdivant's recent presentation.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Mullins' recent presentation.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Martin's recent presentation.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Trammel's recent publication.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Martin's recent publication.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Lopez Medel's recent publication.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Grigg's recent publication.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about DeVries' recent publication.
January 25, 2018
Learn more about Argueta's recent publication.
January 24, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
The new year serves as reminder that final college admission deadlines are near. Here’s how to help your student with the college application process.
January 23, 2018

Recently I sat at a dinner table watching a large group of adults in conversation. Usually there was more than one going on at once. Food being passed, comments made, questions asked, laughter – all attempts at communication. Words were flying from one person to another with conversation lines crisscrossing...

January 22, 2018 by Rebekah Bruckner
Located only two blocks from the National Mall, The Museum of the Bible, opened its doors on November 17, 2017. Azusa Pacific University enjoys a partnership with the museum and several members of the APU community attended the opening.
January 22, 2018 by University Relations
After years of systematic examination, Azusa Pacific’s School of Theology faculty team will publish its findings as a volume in an early 2018 series of the prestigious Princeton Theological Seminary Dead Sea Scrolls Project.
January 22, 2018 by University Relations
Several Azusa Pacific University faculty scholars participate in relevant research within their fields of focus.
January 20, 2018 by Heather Nelson
As you narrow down your college choices, keep these five questions handy to ask a professor during your next campus visit.
January 19, 2018
The Rise of Secular America: The Secular Realm in the Post-World War II American Imagination
January 19, 2018
Azusa Pacific University’s Center for Academic Service-Learning and Research in collaboration with the Azusa Unified School District, Citrus College, and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
January 18, 2018 by Naomi Mannino
If your college student is calling daily and trying to come home every weekend, they may be homesick. Here’s what you can do to help.
January 17, 2018

The School of Nursing is applying for ongoing accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a national accreditation agency for collegiate nursing programs. Our school’s Baccalaureate, Master’s, the Post-master's Certificate, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs will be reviewed. The School of Nursing is inviting constituents to...

January 17, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
After launching Knowledge is Power Scholar Academy in South L.A., Tiffany Moore hundreds of students’ lives each year.
January 16, 2018

 Corporate logos seem to be a pretty big deal, especially lately. As the economic environment creates increased stress on companies and schools, reaffirming corporate identity and values is part of survival. Along with that comes highlighting the company seal, logo, mark. People show it, praise it, and sometimes hide behind...

January 15, 2018 by Evelyn Allen
Every Wednesday, Ariel (Fortune ’08) Dalton pushes pause on her projects as senior director of trade marketing at DanoneWave to focus on penning handwritten messages of encouragement or gratitude to members of her team and those who support her.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Spencer's recent professional activity.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Sturdivant's recent professional activity.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Smith's recent professional activity.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Fernando's recent professional activity.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Petrie's recent presentation.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Lambert's recent publication.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Jung's recent presentation.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Yu's recent publication.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Wong's recent publication.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Spencer's recent publication.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Smith's recent publication.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Schreiner's recent publication.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Oh's recent publication.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Davis' recent publication.
January 12, 2018
Learn more about Fernando's recent publication.
January 12, 2018 by Ana Felce
Campus safety is a major concern for many students heading to college. Here are some tips to help you stay safe on campus.
January 11, 2018
Azusa Pacific University hosts a dedication of its remodeled San Diego Regional Campus (SDRC) on Wed., Jan. 17, at 6 p.m. The nearly 20,000-square-foot-expansion includes a high-tech, state-of-the-art nursing facility.
January 11, 2018
Azusa Pacific University Seminary hosts the Malcolm R. Robertson Lectureship on Holy Living in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s event features lectures on social justice and holiness and an alumni and friends dinner.
January 11, 2018 by Ana Felce
Each semester brings new challenges and lessons learned. New Year’s resolutions offer a chance to reflect on what you want to improve.
January 10, 2018 by Cynndie Hoff
Our Neighborhood Homework House began as a grass-roots movement founded on prayer and hope. Today, the program serves more than 200 students throughout the Azusa Unified School District through tutoring, mentoring, academic clubs, and more.
January 10, 2018 by Matt Klingler, DPT ’16
Study away programs can be an amazing and transformative component of the college experience.
January 8, 2018
Special Hours
January 8, 2018

 Welcome to the new year! It’s so easy to assume that there will be a better time ahead to make a choice to trust in God. “There’s always tomorrow. I have time. I’ll just get through the current press of busyness.” After you get through this knothole in schedule, you...

January 8, 2018 by Ashley Eneriz
Love to tell stories and have a talent for animation? An animation and visual effects degree can help you pursue your dream career.
January 8, 2018 by University Relations
TRiO, an extension of Azusa Pacific’s Undergraduate Academic Success Center, $1.3 million Upward Bound grant to help first-generation and low-income Azusa High School students excel in their higher education pursuits.
January 8, 2018 by University Relations
Azusa Pacific recently launched partnerships with 15 local school districts comprising more than 25 high schools, creating an additional pathway for students to attend APU.
January 4, 2018 by Heather Nelson
The benefits of internships for your high school and early college student goes beyond having a padded resume or checking a box on a college to-do list.
January 2, 2018 by Ana Felce
Whether you’re currently a college freshman or you’re looking forward to starting soon, these lessons can help you thrive.