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Morgan Brass

Creating Community: Morgan Brass

Before her time at PLNU, Morgan Brass (16) had a tendency to focus on the negative. She saw things like being from a small...

Faculty Spotlight: Nancy K. Murray, Ph.D.

In junior high school, Dr. Nancy K. Murray, professor of fashion and interior design, took her first sewing class. She made a basic skirt...

Re-Assembly Required: David Adey Makes Art and Social Critique

In November, PLNU art professor David Adey was featured in a solo exhibition entitled “I’ve got a river of life flowing out of me”...
David Phillips

Faculty Spotlight: David Phillips, D.Min.

In Apple Valley, Calif., a volunteer deputy sheriff heaved a sorrowful sigh before walking up to a house belonging to a family that had...
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Human Centered Design | Katie Murphy

The culminating moment for graphic design students at PLNU is the portfolio showcase at the end of their senior year.
Ryan and Wendy Kessler APL Award Winner

Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Award Winners: Ryan and Wendy Kessler

The hospitality woven into the identity of the Kessler family is something that “evolved very organically,” they say. In 2010, Ryan (94) and Wendy...

Hope Heals

My childhood was as dizzying, backwards, and upside down as Alice spiraling down the rabbit hole. Always in fight-or-flight mode, I never found equilibrium.

Talking Point: Q&A with Dana Hojsack

On Oct. 29, in collaboration with the School of Theology and Christian Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Development, Dana Hojsack, director of community...
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Talking Point: Q&A with Dean Nelson, Ph.D.

Dr. Dean Nelson, founder and director of the PLNU journalism program, has hosted the Writer’s Symposium by the Sea since its beginning in 1995. In celebration of the symposium’s...

Faculty Spotlight: Ronda Winderl, Ph.D.

For Dr. Ronda Winderl, professor of communication and theatre and director of the London Semester Program at PLNU, performing has always been as natural...

Talking Point: Q&A with John Calhoun, Ph.D.

Since 1907, the Church of the Nazarene has held general assemblies every four years. These global family reunions serve as times for worship, fellowship,...

Talking Point: Q&A with Keith Pedersen, DMA

Handel’s Messiah is, as PLNU professor of music and choir conductor Dr. Keith Pedersen puts it, “without doubt, the most widely performed piece in...