News Archive (2017)


  • December 29, 2017 by Naomi Mannino
    What’s a concerned parent to do when your college student is struggling with academic success?
  • December 27, 2017 by Naomi Mannino
    When considering if transferring colleges is right for you, be sure to ask these questions to help you make the best decision for your education goals.
  • December 22, 2017

    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...

  • December 22, 2017 by Matt Klingler
    Students who decide on a criminal justice major will be uniquely equipped to make an impact and pursue a variety of exciting careers.
  • December 21, 2017
    The university will be closed December 25, 2017 through January 1, 2018.
  • December 20, 2017 by Heather Nelson
    With a little bit of planning, you’ll know your college student has the tools they need to stay safe and sound during natural disasters at college.
  • December 19, 2017
    Azusa Pacific’s University Libraries and Center for Research in Science host the fifth annual STEM Day, “Inspiring Wonder Through STEM.” For the first time, the event is open to anyone in grades 1-12.
  • December 19, 2017

     Have you ever noticed that during public elections candidates often will emphasize how they are “from among” the people? They know that the most effective connections with others is the knowledge that they can identify with the people around them. There is something unspoken that resonates when people know there...

  • December 19, 2017 by Claire Holstead ’17
    Angela George, Ph.D., brings art history expertise from the Smithsonian, National Gallery of Art, and Metropolitan Museum of Art to Azusa Pacific.
  • December 18, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner '18
    A current college student shares advice about living on campus, and tips to help you prepare for this new experience.
  • December 18, 2017 by Bethany Wagner
    Advancements in travel have made the world increasingly accessible and interconnected. As students prepare to live and work in this international community, study-away plays an important role in enhancing awareness as they complete their degrees.
  • December 15, 2017
    Learn more about Ding's recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Shepard Payne's recent professional activity.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Shepard Payne's recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Huang's recent professional activity.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Cairns' recent professional activity.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Trammel's recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Ferguson's recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Chen's recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Sambasivam's recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Waters Sr.'s recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Chen's recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Cairns' recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Zakharov's recent award.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Kaak's recent professional activity.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Thorsen's recent professional activity.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Oropeza's recent professional activity.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent professional activity.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Yee's recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Yeh's recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Sevilla's recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Castaneda's recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Rawlings' recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Guta's recent presentation.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Vitz's recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Oropeza's recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Kim's recent publication.
  • December 14, 2017
    Learn more about Schreiner's recent publication.
  • December 13, 2017

    Written by Regina Ender

    Working for Adarga Entertainment Group has allowed two APU master’s students to put their passion for the music industry into practice. Alexandria Davila and Jamie Hart both hold manager positions for the media consulting company and work with award-winning artists and attend A-list events, including the Latin...

  • December 13, 2017 by Claire Holstead '17
    Being a college freshman can be challenging. Here are some tips about campus life to help you as you move through your academic journey.
  • December 12, 2017

    For a limited time, APU University Libraries invites you to celebrate Advent during this Christmas Season by reflecting on never before seen leaves from the Special Collections Vault.  These include leaves from, a Book of HoursBreviary, Psalter and a Medieval Bible.

     Illuminating Advent: Waiting and Longing for Light A Special Collections Exhibit Curated by Luba ZakharovDarling Library...
  • December 11, 2017

    You may not realize it, but this is the second week of Advent. It’s simply a period of preparation for the coming of Christ on Christmas. Advent means appearing, or showing up. That’s what God did on Christmas – he showed up. Not just in laws and books, but God...

  • December 11, 2017 by University Relations
    Can people with disparate views truly live in peace with one another? According to John Inazu, Ph.D., Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law and Religion and professor of political science at Washington University in St. Louis—yes.
  • December 8, 2017
    Approximately 1,335 students will graduate from Azusa Pacific University on Sat., December 16, 2017, at the university’s winter commencement ceremonies.
  • December 7, 2017

    Want to recharge rather than drain your battery over the holidays? First, stop and pay attention to your basic needs. Practice good sleep hygiene, eat well, exercise well. Next, connect. Build social support, reconnect with old friends, maintain new friendships, engage with those who care about you, spend time in...

  • December 6, 2017 by Ashley Eneriz
    An accounting degree offers many paths forward beyond working as an accountant or auditor.
  • December 5, 2017
    A new independent economic impact study shows that Azusa Pacific University contributes significantly to its immediate neighbors in the city of Azusa, directly enhancing the quality of life for thousands of people.
  • December 4, 2017
    Special Holiday Hours
  • December 4, 2017

    Have you ever noticed how when your laptop battery is draining, your monitor gets dimmer? You try to sneak in just one more task before it dies. You work quickly cramming it in – a race against time and the battery. Eventually it empties completely and the screen darkens as...

  • December 4, 2017

    With finals coming up, it is a busy season for professors and students alike.

    We surveyed the #CLASDreamTeam and asked them to share their go-to spot when they need to be productive. See some of their responses below and who knows, maybe you'll find a new favorite place to study or...

  • December 4, 2017 by University Relations
    One of the world’s premier choral groups, Azusa Pacific’s Chamber Singers consistently receive invitations to some of the most prestigious festivals and competitions in Europe.
  • December 4, 2017 by Matt Klingler, DPT ’16
    No matter the career path you choose, you can make a difference in the world. But in order to make a difference, you need to think like a difference maker.
  • December 4, 2017 by Micah McDaniel
    Just four years into his head coaching career, Azusa Pacific head football coach Victor Santa Cruz, M.A. ’10, considered throwing in the towel.
  • December 1, 2017
    We are hiring an Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Engineering. Please see the job description at the link: http://bit.ly/ECSComputerEngineeringFaculty
  • December 1, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    A wonderfully warm fall evening on Azusa Pacific University’s Cougar Walk proved the perfect backdrop for a meal shared between classmates, coworkers, colleagues, and new friends.
  • November 30, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    After only three months at APU, Holly Campbell’s love for music, children, acting, and service converged in the creation of a new campus club called The Dream Project.
  • November 29, 2017
    Caleb Spencer is a 2017 CREV Faculty Fellow
  • November 29, 2017 by Ana Felce
    A commercial music degree will open up your future to a world of exciting careers in music, including several that are adapting.
  • November 27, 2017

     The pain hits hard. Instinct reacts by resisting it and trying to avoid any further hurt. It’s like something in you dies when you realize what’s happening. Maybe it’s the death of a loved one, a relationship that breaks, a moment when reality sets in and you are taken aback....

  • November 27, 2017 by David Dyer Ph.D.
    The new Master of Science in Biotechnology at APU trains future leaders in the biopharmaceutics and medical device business sectors and provides knowledge and skills in key aspects of drug development.
  • November 27, 2017 by Naomi Mannino
    Extracurricular activities in college, like student leadership programs or volunteering programs, can help students stay grounded and build character.
  • November 22, 2017

     Look closely at the fine details of the balloon flower; or the spider web outside your door; or the layers of rock in the mountain side. Amazing that such small features are part of such a beautiful whole – and they don’t show up until you look closely. It wouldn’t...

  • November 22, 2017

     After one bite of the donut, you find you want more. One handful of carmel corn; one spoonful of ice cream; one potato chip; one bite of steak. After a little bit of exercise, you crave more; a few minutes of silence; a beautiful vista from the mountains; a gentle...

  • November 21, 2017

    by Regina Ender

    For those hoping to pursue a Ph.D. in a STEM-related field, there are few awards more prestigious than the fellowship offered through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Recent APU alumni Samuel Cowell and Jack Houston have each been honored as 2017 fellows, allowing them to...

  • November 21, 2017 by Heather Nelson
    Service trips provide unique opportunities for students to serve others locally and globally, deepening the college experience.
  • November 20, 2017
    On November 11, 2017, the Office of Military and Veteran Services hosted the 2nd Annual Heroes Football Game where the halftime show honored our veterans and future leaders of America with the local youth programs from Azusa, Glendora, and Covina.
  • November 20, 2017
    On November 11, 2017 from 12 pm to 2 pm the APU Veterans Club volunteered to help with the set up of the Veterans Day Dinner at the VFW Post 8070 in Azusa.
  • November 20, 2017
    On November 8, 2017 Citrus College hosted the 12th Annual Saluting our Veterans event where APU participated with a booth and having two APU and Citrus College student key note speakers Celia Alvarado and Martin Hernandez Barajas.
  • November 17, 2017

    With a good college experience, students are often exposed to new worldviews, faiths, cultures, and thoughts. As such, many college students come home with changed perspectives, politics, ideals, relationships, interests and values. A student’s return home for the holidays often brings the excitement and elation of returning home, as well...

  • November 16, 2017 by AP Seminary
    MALCOLM R. ROBERTSON LECTURESHIP ON HOLY LIVING 2018 HOLINESS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
  • November 16, 2017 by AP Seminary
    Faith Matters #2: The Faith and Feminism of Beyoncé Speaker: Jennifer Buck, Ph.D. January 25, 2018 | Duke 520 | 5:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • November 16, 2017 by Cynndie Hoff
    In honor of the late Kimasi Browne, Ph.D., Danielle Harris '16, M.S.'18 organized a 10-day trip with 19 students, faculty, staff and parents that aimed to learn how the past experiences of African Americans have impacted their present-day reality.
  • November 16, 2017 by Ana Felce
    Still unsure of what to study? As a freshman with a wide selection of college majors available to choose from, it’s normal to be undecided.
  • November 15, 2017

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    As I engage various constituents and tell the story of our college, the word 'vibrancy' continues to surface as an apt description of how our faculty and...

  • November 15, 2017
    Read the Fall 2017 issue of the University Libraries newsletter.
  • November 15, 2017
    On November 6th, 7th, and 10th the Office of Military and Veteran Services along with APU Veterans Club helped promote the office, the club, resources, and services available to military connected students and allies.
  • November 15, 2017
    On November 6, 2017 from 2:30 to 3-30 pm the Office of Military & Veterans Services had its Open House in Admin West Courtyard 568 East Foothill Blvd, Azusa CA 91702. There were refreshments and words of encouragement for the new office location.
  • November 15, 2017
    On November 9, 2017, the Office of Military and Veterans Services hosted the 17th Annual Veteran's Day Luncheon in UTCC on East Campus with keynote speakers Dr. Robert Welsh and student veteran Jonathan Anda.
  • November 15, 2017
    APU alumnus Jonathan Garcia '11 is recognized by Forbes in their 2018 edition of 30 Under 30 for his work in education.
  • November 14, 2017
    It is time to start thinking about Christmas Break so that you can plan appropriately. The residence halls will close down on Saturday December 16th, 2017.
  • November 14, 2017
    Thanksgiving Week
  • November 13, 2017 by Ashley Eneriz
    An accounting degree prepares students for the business world and opens up many career paths for graduates.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Green's recent award.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Buck's recent award.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Noah's recent professional activity.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Smith's recent presentation.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Ruccione's recent presentation.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Park's recent presentation.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Karim, PT, DPT, Ph.D.'s recent presentation.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Kaak's recent presentation.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Fenwick's recent presentation.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Alba's recent presentation.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Yu's recent publication.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Smith's recent publication.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Schrum's recent publication.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Huang's recent publication.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Green's recent publication.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Dunaetz's recent publication.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Buck's recent publication.
  • November 10, 2017
    Learn more about Berry's recent publication.
  • November 10, 2017 by Naomi Mannino
    College tours are a vital opportunity to experience firsthand what a school has to offer.
  • November 8, 2017
    On November 6 the Office of Military and Veteran Services had an official open house. Refreshment were provided for those that stopped buy and a nice speech from Executive Director Everette Brooks was given.
  • November 8, 2017
    APU Office of Military and Veteran Services participated at the Citrus College Saluting Our Veterans event this year with two student keynote speakers from APU who are Martin Hernandez and Celia Alvarado.
  • November 8, 2017 by Ashley Eneriz
    Saving money can help those new to college maintain a realistic student budget and debt-free lifestyle.
  • November 8, 2017
    On October 21st The Office of Military and Veteran Services had a booth and BBQ with ROTC during the APU Home Coming Game on the East Campus parking lot near Dillion Field.
  • November 7, 2017
    Inside Higher Ed features book co-authored by APU faculty members discussing the importance of celebrating the gift of diversity.
  • November 6, 2017

      Everytime you get a new notebook, it feels great. Whether it's a spiral bound or looseleaf. The pages are perfectly aligned and so clean. You flip through the pages and actually relish the thought of being able to write on those pages for the first time. It represents opportunity,...

  • November 6, 2017 by University Relations
    Day and night, in hospitals throughout the nation, thousands of dedicated nurses go above and beyond the call of duty, spending countless hours doing what they love and often paying a painful price for their sacrifice.
  • November 2, 2017 by Claire Holstead
    Our team was on the ground in Texas for an intense 24 hours, helping clear water-damaged piles of debris and building materials out of a family’s home. We hoped our call to serve would be met with fruitful experiences to reflect on for a lifetime.
  • November 1, 2017
    1899 Dining Hall Closed for Dinner
  • November 1, 2017 by Ana Felce
    College can be scary for new students. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to navigate your college social life and thrive in your new environment.
  • October 31, 2017 by Brittany Armstrong
    Kanoelehua Robinson, a freshman communication studies major, had the opportunity to represent her Hawaiian heritage and walk the runway during New York Fashion Week.
  • October 30, 2017
    Azusa Pacific University presents its second annual Salute to Heroes Football Game on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m., at the Citrus College Stadium.
  • October 30, 2017
    "Face to Face in Shakespearean Drama: Philosophy, Ethics, Performance"
  • October 30, 2017

     The announcements keep coming that the flight is delayed. Over and over – first 30 minutes, then 15 minutes, and finally by another hour. The flight is now 3 hours behind schedule and your connection will be impossible to make in order to get home. The airline has promised to...

  • October 30, 2017 by Naomi Mannino
    Help your child explore their passions, interests, and strengths while choosing a major in college.
  • October 30, 2017 by Don Thorsen
    Martin Luther nailed 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church on October 31, 1517, marking the start of the Protestant Reformation. This year commemorates the 500th anniversary of that historic event and its remarkable impact.
  • October 30, 2017 by University Relations
    Azusa Pacific’s new Master of Science in Child Life, slated to launch in fall 2017, equips graduates to serve this vulnerable population within a Christian framework.
  • October 30, 2017
    When: Tuesday, November 28 Location: Computer Science/Engineering Department
  • October 30, 2017
    When: Tuesday (11/7) thru Thursday (11/9) Location: Computer Science/Engineering Department
  • October 30, 2017
    When: Monday, November 6th from 10:00am - 3:00pm Location: Cougar Walk
  • October 26, 2017
    Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent professional activity.
  • October 26, 2017
    Learn more about Arnecillo's recent award.
  • October 26, 2017
    Learn more about Reiner's recent professional activity.
  • October 26, 2017
    Learn more about Esslin's recent presentation.
  • October 26, 2017
    Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent presentation.
  • October 26, 2017
    Learn more about Fiala's recent presentation.
  • October 26, 2017
    Learn more about Dunaetz's recent presentation.
  • October 26, 2017
    Learn more about Petrie's recent publication.
  • October 26, 2017 by Matt Klingler, DPT ’16
    Adjusting to college life can be challenging, but there are ways to make the transition smooth and enjoyable.
  • October 25, 2017
    San Clemente resident, Cheryl Westlake Canary, RN, Ph.D., ACNS-BC, professor of nursing at Azusa Pacific University, was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing as a Fellow on October 7, 2017, at a ceremony in Washington D.C.
  • October 24, 2017
    Azusa Pacific University and Citrus College invite the community to pay tribute to our military men and women at the annual Saluting Our Veterans event on Wed., Nov. 8, at 11:30 a.m., on the Citrus College Campus Center Mall.
  • October 24, 2017
    In the heart of South Los Angeles, where countless obstacles thwart the efforts of even the best teachers, a pocket of hope exists. Tiffany saw a need and rolled up her sleeves to make a difference.
  • October 24, 2017
    The Rowland Unified School District (RUSD) is partnering with Azusa Pacific University to create a pathway to college for Nogales, Rowland, and Santana high school students, including guaranteed admission and a $10,000 renewable scholarship.
  • October 24, 2017 by Heather Nelson
    The early action college application deadline is November 15 for many universities. Here are a few reasons why early action is the way to go.
  • October 23, 2017
    A Campus-Wide Worship Service of Lament.
  • October 23, 2017
    With triple digit temperatures in the forecast, FOX 11 News interviewed April (Reed) Hoy, associate athletics director and director of sports medicine and wellness, on the signs of heat-related illness and how to stay safe.
  • October 23, 2017

     The computer technician entered the office, sat at the desk and starting working on the executive’s computer to diagnose and fix problems. As the tech studied the screen and scrolled through windows of data, she noticed the “spinner” on the desk next to the keyboard. Naturally, she began spinning it,...

  • October 23, 2017 by Heather Nelson
    Advice for parents of college students entering their first year: Check out these six tips from a parent for how to make this new time in life more exciting than ever, for both of you.
  • October 23, 2017 by Bethany Wagner
    Last December, another round of missiles and bombs struck the war-torn city of Aleppo, Syria. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians had already lost their lives to nationwide civil war, and citizens waited in terror each time another airstrike approached.
  • October 23, 2017
    When: Friday, November 3rd Location: Center for Career and Calling
  • October 20, 2017 by Logan Cain
    Mully documents Charles Mully’s rise to power, followed by his calling from God to give it all away and care for Kenya’s orphans. The School of Theology hosted a pre-screening of the film, joined by Charles and his wife, Esther.
  • October 20, 2017

    GAME NIGHT – Friday, November 3, 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 would like to bring. Dinner...

  • October 20, 2017

    All are welcome to attend the Math and Faith Discussion on Friday, December 1 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in SEGC141. The discussion will be led by Math & Physics Fellow, Kurt Hake, on Chapter 9: “Epistemology", from the book “Mathematics: Through the Eyes of Faith” by James Bradley and Russell Howell.

  • October 20, 2017

    Math and Physics majors are required to attend Academic Advising each semester.  Our advisors will meet with students individually during the week of October 23-26, 2017. Appointment calendars have been made available to students to sign up with the advisor of their choice.

    Contact the Math & Physics office (mathphysics@apu.edu) for...

  • October 20, 2017
    Math and Physics RESEARCH DAY will be Friday, November 10, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00 PM in the Perry Lecture Hall. All are welcome to attend to hear student summer research presentations. Pizza will be served.
  • October 17, 2017
    Azusa Pacific University’s School of Music presents “Celebrate Christmas,” a Southern California holiday tradition for more than 30 years.
  • October 17, 2017 by Ashley Eneriz
    Filing a FAFSA application is your child's ticket to conquering college costs and getting the degree of their dreams.
  • October 16, 2017

    Babies don’t learn to walk overnight -- even though there is one moment when all of a sudden everyone squeals with delight, laughs, claps, and celebrates the first step of a child. Leading up to that, however, are months of crawling, standing next to the couch, testing the legs, moving...

  • October 16, 2017 by Micah McDaniel
    Life as a student-athlete involves a unique set of challenges, and multiple studies have shown that more than half of all athletes experience heavy stress related to their sport in the form of pressure to win, extreme anxiety, and fear of failure.
  • October 16, 2017
    When: Wednesday, November 1st from 9:00am - 3:00pm Location: Center for Career and Calling
  • October 16, 2017
    When: Wednesday, October 25th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm Location: Wilden
  • October 16, 2017
    When: Monday (10/23) and Tuesday (10/24) from 9:00am - 4:00pm Location: Cougar Walk
  • October 16, 2017 by Evan R. Cain
    APU’s Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence (CDEIE) trains staff and faculty to pursue cultural proficiency through diversity-sensitive student engagement, research, and professional development.
  • October 15, 2017

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    Steady focus. In the College of Music and the Arts, this is a motto that we are adopting for this academic year. It is a reminder to keep our...

  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Alba's recent award.
  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Thorsen's recent professional activity.
  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Reeves' recent professional activity.
  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Yu's recent presentation.
  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Sellers' recent presentation.
  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Sturdivant's recent publication.
  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Vitz's recent publication.
  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Shore's recent publication.
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    Learn more about Hertig's recent publication.
  • October 13, 2017
    Learn more about Jiang's recent publication.
  • October 13, 2017
    When: Friday, October 20th from 4:00pm-7:00pm Saturday, October 21st, from 10:00am-3:00pm Location: Center for Career and Calling, Building 22
  • October 13, 2017
    When:Tuesday, October 17th from 9:00am to 3:00pm Where:Wilden
  • October 13, 2017 by Abigail E. Peck
    Azusa Pacific University alumna Jessica Ng ’10, is the founder of Body Juice, a business meant to promote a healthy lifestyle while also supporting efforts to end human trafficking.
  • October 13, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner ’18
    This fall, Azusa Pacific University’s Department of Communication Studies’ journalism program launched a long awaited rebranding of its four media outlets.
  • October 12, 2017
    SPECIAL HOURS OF OPERATION
  • October 9, 2017

    The crowd shouted to Jesus to condemn the woman who had been caught in adultery. They wanted to punish her according to the law. Jesus just said, “Whoever has no sin, throw the first stone.” Of course one by one they drifted away, and Jesus simply said: “I don’t condemn...

  • October 9, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner ’18
    This October marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and its lasting global impact on the Church, culture, art, and politics. At APU, a library exhibit and a cross-discplinary conference commemorate this momentous event.
  • October 5, 2017
    Left on a doorstep as a baby, Terrell Watson, a 2015 graduate of Azusa Pacific University, is living his dream with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • October 3, 2017 by Abigail E. Peck
    For three weeks this past summer I had the privilege of joining 14 of the best and brightest public relations and communications students from Azusa Pacific University on a short term study abroad experience in Spain.
  • October 2, 2017
    This tragedy touches many of us who know people who escaped the horror, helped the wounded, tended to the dying, and comforted the heartbroken. Stories of heroism and kindness emerge and a familiar spirit of unity wells.
  • October 2, 2017
    Azusa Pacific University’s Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education hosts "Pathways to Thriving," inviting staff and faculty to explore leadership method that maximize student success.
  • October 2, 2017 by Bethany Wagner
    After graduating, Sara (Hickenbottom ’14) Tillema had her career goals in place: earning a Master of Divinity and working in a full-time ministry position. Her minors in religion and humanities proved the tipping point in discovering her calling.
  • October 2, 2017

     The professional athlete was in trouble with the league he played for. Penalties were heavy and he was trying to figure out how to please the officials again to reinstate his awards. Over and over again in the media, he asked of the league: “What do you want of me?...

  • October 2, 2017
  • October 2, 2017 by Robert Mullins, Ph.D.
    This past summer marked the fifth year of Azusa Pacific University’s archaeological excavation at Abel Beth Maacah with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • September 29, 2017 by Logan Cain
    Phil and Alex Congelliere ’10 started a Youtube channel that explores infertility and adoption. Garnering nearly 50,000 subscribers, they entered Zuventurez INCUBATE, an 18-week program designed to help students and alumni achieve success.
  • September 27, 2017
    APU hosts the Southern California Big Data Discovery Summit, providing researchers and analysts from a variety of disciplines opportunities to share information and research findings on big data analytics.
  • September 27, 2017
    What does Quakerism look like today and how are its core values lived out in day-to-day life?
  • September 27, 2017 by Claire Holstead
    Jesse Friedman ’20 hosts two nationally recognized MLB podcasts. Friedman brings his broadcasting experience to Zu Radio and pursues his love for baseball and broadcasting whenever he can.
  • September 26, 2017

    Sitting down with a good book (that's not required reading) is a great way to relax while still keeping your mind sharp.

    We asked various members of the CLAS Dream Team to share what they read over the summer and to pass their recommendations on to you. This is by no...

  • September 25, 2017

    On his way to the cross, Jesus had a lot of encounters. He healed the woman who was bleeding; he touched the eyes of the blind man; he encountered and blessed the woman living with guilt. Much of what Jesus did, he did “on the way” to somewhere, and ultimately...

  • September 25, 2017 by University Relations
    The Hugh & Hazel Darling Foundation granted Azusa Pacific $750,000 toward the establishment of APU’s Center for Public Affairs in Sacramento, California.
  • September 25, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner ’18
    In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Azusa Pacific University is answering the call to help. The Center for Student Action (CSA) is raising funds and mobilizing teams to assist with disaster relief.
  • September 25, 2017 by Cynndie Hoff
    Azusa Pacific seeks to bridge that gap by producing competitive, skilled graduates prepared to thrive in many of the state’s fastest-growing occupations.
  • September 22, 2017
    Azusa Pacific University Theater commences its 23rd season with the Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods. The show runs October 5-15, with Thursday through Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday performances at 2 p.m.
  • September 21, 2017 by Cynndie Hoff
    APU partners with Guillermo “Willie” Zuniga, president and CEO of Grifols, upon the launch of APU's Master of Science in Biotechnology program, creating a pipeline between the academy and industry.
  • September 20, 2017

    This article first appeared in the Sept. 20, 2017 issue of Zu News and is reproduced with permission. See the original online version here.

    By Nathan Foster

    In 1992, Carole Lambert started a program that has grown more than anyone thought possible

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of an honors program/college at Azusa Pacific...

  • September 20, 2017

    The surgeon takes great care operating on the person who’s voluntarily come for help just to keep living a normal life. The artery is damaged and in need of repair just to maintain daily living. Carefully the surgeon navigates a stent graft up into place on the inside of the...

  • September 20, 2017
    Learn more about Ruccione's recent professional activity.
  • September 20, 2017
    Learn more about Wong's recent presentation.
  • September 20, 2017
    Learn more about Davis' recent professional activity.
  • September 20, 2017
    Learn more about Hanson's recent publication.
  • September 20, 2017
    Learn more about Allbaugh's recent publication.
  • September 19, 2017
    "Be a Hero," a Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services’ Resource Family Approval (RFA) holds an information meeting for potential adoptive and foster parents and resource families.
  • September 18, 2017
    The Temple City Unified School District is partnering with Azusa Pacific University to create a pathway to college for Temple City High School students.