Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Dan Copp, D.Min.

Dan Copp supports six world regions through his work at the Global Ministry Center for the Church of the Nazarene. It’s a far cry from the life he was accustomed to as a child.
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Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Mendell Thompson

Mendall 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.

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.
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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.

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: 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.
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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...
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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?"

Filming Our Planet: Alum Jeff Hester’s Work on Netflix Emmy-Winning Series

Episode four of Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning series, Our Planet, “Coastal Seas,” opens with an underwater shot of a thriving coral ecosystem....

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...