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A home designed by Courtney

Making a House a Home

Amber Courtney brings people a sense of home through her skills as an interior designer, furnishing houses of previously homeless families.
Amanda Hill's children holding her new book.

PLNU Professor Shares Parenting Advice in New Book

Amanda Hill's book, “Growing Pains: A Parent’s Guide to Child Development” is all about bridging the gap between academia and the true realities of family life.

The Hospitality of Being Present

“Does everyone at your company feel like a failure because all of your patients die?” My eighteen-year-old son genuinely wanted to know. I explained to him that for people in the hospice industry, death isn’t failure; it’s the completion of life.
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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.
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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.

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.

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.

Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Awardee: Justin Skeesuck

Justin Skeesuck's life was set on this new trajectory when he and his lifelong best friend, Patrick Gray, decided to undertake the Camino de Santiago together.
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Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Awardee: Sandra “Kainoa” Na’ihe

Sandra “Kainoa” Na’ihe has devoted her life to serving children, including her own six children and three step-children, children of friends...

Return to Cerro Kamuk: Perspectives from the Research Trail

Our first trek (more like an expedition) up Cerro Kamuk was arduous and painful yet still incredible. The sites were breathtaking, but our packs were heavy. I remember the very first day when we came to a fork in the road...

Bringing My Study Abroad Experience Full-Circle

I first went to Prague two years ago to spend the spring semester of my sophomore year studying abroad. I remember landing and wondering what I was thinking...

PCT Portraits: Capturing Thru-Hikers On Their 2,650 Mile Journey

For the last year and a half, I have become more and more interested with the Pacific Crest Trail, and each hikers' unique journey walking from Mexico to Canada.