Beryl Dillman

Beryl Dillman Celebrates 100 Years

On Oct. 1, 2018, PLNU professor emeritus Beryl Dillman, Ed.D., celebrated his 100th birthday. Dillman served full time in the education department from 1968...
Tres Colinas

A Trek for Conservation

My summer research students and I have been heading up a long-term survey of the large mammals inhabiting the Talamanca cloud forest in Costa...
Larry and Judy Webb

Distinguished Achievement Awardees: Larry and Judith (Slater) Webb

Larry (B.A. 60, M.A. 61) and Judy (Slater) (59) Webb have been missionaries for most of their lives, and they believe some of their...
Dan Spaite

Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Daniel Spaite, M.D.

Dan Spaite, M.D. (79), holds the endowed Virginia Piper Distinguished Research Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He...
Ben Foster

Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Ben Foster

Ben Foster (68) knew from an early age that he would like to be a basketball coach and teacher. This dream, talent for athletics,...
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...
Josh Cypert

Josh Cypert: Reflecting the Light of God’s Love

Josh Cypert (18) grew up in the Visalia Church of the Nazarene. By fourth grade, he knew he wanted to be involved in missions...
Clark and Jones

Two Moms on a Mission to Fight Human Trafficking

When Kim Jones (90), the director of external relations and development for PLNU’s Center for Justice & Reconciliation, found out a 13-year-old girl was...
Sunset at PLNU with cross

Stephanie Ruiz: Set Free by Love

It wasn’t faith that Stephanie Ruiz found at PLNU. It was love. And truly understanding God’s love proved to transform both her faith and...

From College Roommates to PLNU Professors: The Story of Best Friends...

They sit next to each other in PLNU’s cafeteria: Jamie Gates, Ph.D., eyes gleaming, and Rob Gailey, Ph.D., smiling in a red shirt from...
Sam Cyr Swinging Golf Club

Meaning in Misdiagnosis: Sam Cyr’s Perseverance of Faith as a Pro...

As Sam Cyr’s (09) bodyboard hit the cold water of the Pacific Ocean for the first time, he mentally noted to himself to buy...
Scott Weeman

From Addict to Disciple: One Man’s Story Out of Addiction, Darkness,...

Scott Weeman (17) pushed his beach cruiser against the unforgiving sand in Mission Bay, the water shimmering in the sun like a thousand silver...

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