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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.

Alum Trains NFL Star: Decker Davis and Seattle Seahawks QB Russell...

“It was the weirdest day of my life,” said PLNU alumnus Decker Davis on the day he was hired as the personal trainer for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

Business as Mission: A Christian Response to Why Business Matters

“Profits are a means to an end, but not the end.” - Jeff Van Duzer According to an article in Forbes, eighty percent of 13-25...
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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.
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The Necessary Skills for Success in Tomorrow’s Workplace

In order to be successful in the business world we’re often told to become more efficient, knowledgeable, and hardworking. This has especially been the...
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Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Awardee: Cindy Outlaw

Being a mountain climber, Cindy Outlaw knows a lot about perseverance. She also knows the value of many small steps in the right direction. She has impacted thousands of lives around the world through her work with Plant With Purpose.

Leading Through Story: How Great Business Leaders Use Narrative to Inspire...

If you feel a deep calling to lead others, you’ve surely asked yourself this question: what is it that separates great leaders from everyone...
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Are We Becoming Obsolete? Robot Workers and the Future of Business

You walk into a restaurant to be greeted by a robot, its face fixed in an expression of synthetic courtesy, and it asks if...
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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.
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Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Awardee: Michelle Murphy

The commendation from the United States President was a wonderful encouragement, but Michelle Murphy worked to improve her school district’s technology access and offerings not for accolades but for students.

Leading with No Excuses: Damen and Dan Lopez

When Dan (B.A. 92, M.A. 96) and Damen (B.A. 94, M.A. 98) Lopez were young, their family moved from Los Angeles to the rural,...

Risk and the Entrepreneurial Mind

Not only did Jeremy Swift (03) not get paid for his internship at a startup email marketing company, but it also cost him. Every day...