News Archive (2022)

  • June 29, 2022 by Tobin Perry
    A new CCCU report sheds light on the impact of Christian education in colleges and universities. Here’s a rundown of the study’s four key findings.
  • June 27, 2022 by Tobin Perry
    With a TESOL master’s degree, you can be well positioned to secure the best jobs within the industry and get the most value out of your education.
  • June 23, 2022 by Stephanie Thurrott
    When you learn about financial aid, you’ll discover that completing the FAFSA is an important step. It can help you qualify for scholarships and grants.
  • June 20, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    APU alumna LeAnn Linenko petitioned for the Los Gatos Police Department, where she works as a dispatcher, to get therapy dogs. The department received enough donations to get two Goldendoodles—JJ and Gary—who are making a big impact.
  • June 15, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    APU’s College of the Arts culminated their academic year by hosting a landmark event at the legendary Warner Bros. Studios in Hollywood. This unforgettable evening drew more than 1,200 attendees, including agents and industry professionals.
  • June 8, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    Ezekiel Hong, MDiv ’22, moved from South Korea to Brazil. After accepting God and getting engaged to an old friend from Brazil, Hong decided to move to LA. He got his MDiv at APU and spoke about his journey in his comissioning speech.
  • June 3, 2022 by Abigail Reed
    Esther Ruiz ’22 will attend graduate school at Stanford in the fall. Her APU journey deepened her faith as she relied on God's provision during times of great struggle and celebrated His faithfulness with answered prayers.
  • May 23, 2022 by Peter Cooley
    Tessie Scavone found hope in God in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, revitalizing her personal faith.
  • May 17, 2022 by Peter Cooley
    APU graduate student James Lee has his sights set on becoming a licensed marriage and family therapist. Through his faith in Christ, he feels a deep calling to give back to his community, helping others grow and heal through his career.
  • May 12, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    Raised in an Egyptian Christian family, Tiffany Nakla ’22 grew up attending a Coptic Orthodox church. She double majored in honors humanities and biochemistry at APU, allowing her to pursue her passions while getting hands on research experience.
  • May 11, 2022 by Tobin Perry
    TESOL vs. TEFL can confuse even people familiar with teaching English. Here’s how to tell the difference and choose the right path for you.
  • April 27, 2022 by Walter Geronimo Cabal
    APU’s School of Nursing served approximately 100 people experiencing homelessness at the annual Socks, Shoes, and Salvation outreach event in downtown Victorville that took place the week of Easter at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
  • April 25, 2022 by Walter Geronimo Cabal
    Clifford Young III ’23, APU's incoming SGA president knows a lot about multitasking. Young is pursuing a degree in Kinesiology and Honors Humanities, with a minor in psychology while also holding a part-time job on campus.
  • April 21, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    In honor of Earth Day, Azusa Pacific University community members reflect on what it means to be a good steward of the planet in terms of practicing sustainability university-wide and in day-to-day life.
  • April 18, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    Mark Gobrail ’22 took a leap of faith and answered God’s call to travel across the globe to attend graduate school, immigrating to the U.S. from Cairo, Egypt in 2021 to complete his Master of Science in Organizational Psychology degree at APU.
  • April 4, 2022 by Peter Cooley
    In a single day, Charlie Reynolds ’25 discovered his fiery passion for serving God.
  • March 28, 2022 by Walter Geronimo Cabal
    Jada Tarvin Abu-Bekr ’22 began walking with Jesus as a high school sophomore. "Coming to know Jesus was literally finding meaning for my life. I needed to break the cycle of abuse I witnessed growing up. I wanted to be something different.”
  • March 21, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    Denney Premkumar ’22 has 33 brothers who use their musical talent to bless others at APU. Though they may not be related by blood, the members of Men’s Chorale have found ways to bring the APU community together.
  • March 14, 2022 by Jordyn Fouts
    Alana Morgan Perkins ’25 currently serves as Miss Teen Universe USA, and was the previous Miss Teen California. She also competes as a track athlete at APU, providing unique opportunities for her to live out her faith.
  • March 8, 2022 by Ben Kissam and Natasha Zimmerman
    The college admission process can be confusing, largely thanks to the many phrases you need to know. Here’s a list of words and terms to understand.
  • March 7, 2022 by Abigail Reed
    Although Eliana Swenson ’24 grew up with a rich heritage of faith and two parents who attended APU, she lacked a sense of Christian fellowship in her local Utah community. It wasn't until she attended APU herself that she truly found her faith.
  • March 4, 2022
    Brooke Ligertwood, an esteemed platinum recording artist and Grammy-Award-winning songwriter, producer, and Hillsong worship leader is the featured performer at Azusa Pacific University's Homecoming Concert on Friday, March 25, at 8 p.m.
  • February 28, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    Choosing to pursue leadership positions as an APU college student was a transformational decision for Karla Consuelo Alejandro Meza ’22.
  • February 27, 2022 by Tobin Perry
    Interested in helping others? Here’s how to chart a course toward a future public administration career.
  • February 25, 2022 by Peter Cooley
    Star Wars, Star Trek, I Am Legend, X-Men, Men In Black, Jurassic World—just a few of the many major motion picture scores that Azusa Pacific University professor Michael Geiger has performed on throughout his 40-year musical career.
  • February 18, 2022 by Peter Cooley
    As a community of disciples and scholars who desire a holistic and transformational education experience, Azusa Pacific University works to build a bridge between faith and science.
  • February 17, 2022 by Department of Strategic Communications and Engagement
    In October 2021, Azusa Pacific University published its inaugural Renewal Annual Report, which details the progress of the university’s new seven-year strategic plan.
  • February 14, 2022 by Ana Felce
    Discover insights from APU faculty and alumni about how to lead K-12 school communities while navigating the challenges of uncertain times.
  • February 11, 2022 by Ben Kissam
    Why are developing professor and student relationships so important when you’re in college? Here’s the answer, plus some tips for building rapport.
  • February 10, 2022 by Cynthia Hoff
    Duffle bags and dorm rooms, sporting events and bonfires, crisp new books and old favorite study nooks—college life conjures up different expectations for everyone. But no one expected the COVID-19 college experience.
  • February 9, 2022 by Stephanie Thurrott
    Adult students can use these five life strategies to earn a degree while working full time and fit classwork in around their other commitments.
  • February 4, 2022 by Peter Cooley
    In high-demand industries like engineering and computer science, Azusa Pacific University is equipping new professionals with the skills they need to be difference makers in these innovative fields.
  • February 3, 2022 by Nathan Foster
    Trenten Merrill ’15 went to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games on a mission.
  • January 28, 2022 by Peter Cooley
    The satisfying feeling of unwrapping the perfect Christmas present or opening an anticipated school acceptance letter—APU alum Erick Quintanilla, had that same magical feeling the first time he opened a saxophone case in his 7th-grade band class.