Faculty Spotlight: Michelle Chen, Ph.D.

To explain her field of study, Dr. Michelle Chen, PLNU associate professor of physics, refers to a ball on her desk. It is hand-sized...

An Unbreakable Spirit

Skeesuck didn’t let his diagnosis deter him from accomplishing his goals, one of which was to attend college.
Two Plnu students hugging

What Good is Gratitude? The Role of Thanksgiving in Personal Development

Without effort, feelings of gratitude are often fleeting, passing as quickly as they come.

Athletics: Summer 2013

Honea Sweeps the Heptathlon For some athletes, the thought of specializing in more than one athletic event can be daunting. But for junior Lindsay Honea,...

Festival of Health

Senior Yessenia Soto-Rosselle has served at PLNU’s annual Festival of Health for the past three years. This free, community event is sponsored by the...

Talking Point: Q&A with Alan Hueth, Ph.D.

Dr. Alan Hueth, professor of communication, has helped launch PLNU grads into the media for the past 11 years. Q: Where did your interest in...

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...

Gratitude that Costs

It is abundantly clear that gratitude is more than just the set of good feelings.
Joy Evans Peterson

Appreciation and Marriage: A Conversation with Joy Evans Peterson

Joy Evans Peterson (60) teaches couples how to use gratitude to strengthen their relationships.

Instilling Gratitude in Children

Children are not born grateful.