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Life After Service: Veterans Work Towards Their Degree

Veterans coming back later in life to pursue a secondary education have many additional challenges that they overcome through faith and strength.

American Ninja Warrior Corey McCoy

PLNU alum Corey McCoy is a ninja warrior – at least after hours. A software programmer by day, McCoy made his debut appearance on the TV show American Ninja Warrior last spring.
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Lisa Sharon Harper on Race & Faith | PLNU Original Series

Lisa Sharon Harper — author of The Very Good Gospel — shares about how non-diverse evangelicals can be better allies to their non-white brothers and sisters.
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The Female Athlete Mission

The Female Athlete Mission (or The FAM as it’s more often referred to) is a blog and podcast founded by Natalie Lawrence to address the specific mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of female athletes.

Can the Church Connect with the Next Generation?

Gen Z makes up the first truly "post-Christian" generation. Of course, this doesn’t mean there aren’t many faithful and committed young people engaged in church communities — there are.

For the Love of the Game

If I had a relationship status for my current standing with my collegiate sport it would be: “It’s Complicated.” I’ve played in different basketball leagues trying to get my groove back after those peak Sea Lion years. Sometimes a busy work schedule pulls me away, but also, I’m tired.

Creating Connection Through Aira: An App for People Who Are Blind...

Aira is a local start-up company transforming the way people who are blind, low vision, or experiencing age-related vision loss experience daily life and connection with others.
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Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Leon Kugler, Ph.D.

When people talk about retired professor of kinesiology Leon Kugler, Ph.D., they affectionately refer to him as “Kug.” What they speak of is Kug’s passion and its source.

Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Vicki (Honea) Copp, D.Min.

Vicki (Honea) Copp has had a lot of job titles, but her career is cohesive. She has been on a path of ministry her entire life and is currently the senior pastor at the Church of the Nazarene in Cameron, Missouri.

Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Dan Copp, D.Min.

Dan Copp supports six world regions through his work at the Global Ministry Center for the Church of the Nazarene. It’s a far cry from the life he was accustomed to as a child.
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Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Mendell Thompson

Mendell Thompson’s life was influenced by PLNU from his childhood. His parents both devoted their careers to the university. When it was his time to go to college, PLNU (then Pasadena College) was the natural choice.

Meet New Men’s Basketball Coach, Matt Logie

PLNU’s assistant athletic director for communications, Danny Barnts, sat down with new head men’s basketball coach Matt Logie to learn about what’s next for PLNU’s program.