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PLNU Music Alumni Share Their Unique Careers

From composing scores to performing onstage, graduates of PLNU's Department of Music are using their degrees in diverse and fulfilling ways.
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Point Loma Singers Virtual Choir

Worship leaders, pastors, teachers, missionaries, lawyers, and 3 current PLNU faculty came together for this virtual choir.
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Art as Advocacy: Elaine Giles imagines a world where all can...

Elaine Giles passion for justice work has led her into a career of using art as an agent for change.

Nathan Ing Breaks Down Film Industry Barriers as an Asian American...

Nathan Ing graduated from PLNU with a major in economics, a minor in finance, and a passion to pursue a career as an actor.
Jarel tuning a piano.

In Tune: Piano Technician, Performer, and Educator Jarel Paguio

Jarel Paguio uses his unique blend of skills as a piano tuner and teacher to restore music in people's lives and allow them to play again.
The initial art for their comic

PLNU Siblings Co-Create Graphic Novel out of Honors Project

Toby and Ricky Franklin (20) brought their love for fantasy to the world of academia, the end result being an original graphic novel entitled Mask of the Sentinels.
Two young women in traditional dress stand outside of a desert town.

Award-Winning Photographer Micah Albert Captures Beauty in the Midst of Danger...

Photojournalist Micah Albert is well-known for his work documenting critically important global stories — especially the ones that are difficult and dangerous to capture.
Literary icon Alice Walker smiles to the crowd at the PLNU Writers Symposium

Lessons I Learned From Alice Walker

Literary legend Alice Walker came to PLNU for the 25th annual Writer's Symposium by the Sea.
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It’s All Relational | The Legacy of Professor Dan Nelson

When music professor Dan Nelson was diagnosed with terminal ALS, he decided to spend his final months doing what he lived for: investing in students.
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Channin Fulton Designs for Good

“I consider my work as an artist as more of a vocation than just a job. How am I serving my community with my gifts and hard work? And how do I design for good?"

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.