Homeless Work Featured on KCET and O.C. Register

So Cal Connected and the O.C. Register will be featuring the homeless work being conducted by Dr. Ed Clarke, Anthropology & Sociology Department, and the Costa Mesa Churches Consortium. KCET, Channel 28, will air footage taken on the day of the YOU Count—a census of homeless in Costa Mesa conducted October 22, 2012.  The program will air tomorrow, December 5, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. The O.C. Register will run an article by Mike Reicher on the homeless work in Costa Mesa on Friday, December 7, 2012.

Faith Development in Graduating Christian College Seniors

Dr. Elizabeth Powell, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Vanguard, and her colleagues from Azusa Pacific University recently had an article published in Christian Higher Education titled: “Faith Development in Graduating Christian College Seniors”. Dr. Powell’s qualitative study involved interviews with 12 students attending a Christian liberal arts college.

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Director of Graduate Education Recently Published

Dr. Douglas Grove recently had a journal article published in the month of October. He will also have another article released this month. Below are the titles of his most recent achievements:

Corrigan, M.W., & Grove, D. (In press, October, 2012). A summary of the positive results produced. In L. Frontera, & Jackson, J. (Edd.). The mirror of good character: A four-year effort to take theory to practice. Boone, North Carolina: Character Development Group.

Vincent, P. F., Corrigan, M. W., Grove, D., & Hall, S. D. (In press, November, 2012), Core5: The after school antidote. Boone, North Carolina: Character Development  Group.

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Sociology Professor Highlighted in OC Register for Homeless Census

Sociology Professor at Vanguard University, Ed Clarke, was recently highlighted in the OC Register. He was part of a citywide homeless census Monday morning. He trained volunteers in using photos and locating homeless individuals. This is part of a project to measure the growth of homelessness, and awareness of the challenges homeless people face. For the full article, please click here.

Nursing Director Elected to ACNL Board

We applaud Dr. Mary Wickman, Director of the Nursing Program, who was recently elected to the Association of California Nurse Leaders Board of Directors as the South representative. Her dedication, efforts, and influence are inspiring, and she is proudly representing Vanguard to the community. For more information about the ACNL and the board candidates, please click here.

Faculty Honored for Career Service

Vanguard University’s Dixie Arnold, Chair of the Liberal Studies Department, was inducted into the Raytown School District (MO) Hall of Fame last weekend. This award was given to six graduates who were honored for their service, success, and positive representation of the district. For a more detailed article about Dr. Arnold’s induction into the hall of fame, including her “then and now” pictures, click here.

Faith and Public Discourse Panel on Thursday

Vanguard University’s Dr. Darren Guerra, Associate Professor of Political Science, will be participating in a panel discussion on Faith and Public Discourse at Fuller Theological Seminary on Thursday at 7pm. He will be discussing alongside Scott Waller who is a professor of Political Science at Biola University, and New York Times bestselling author and CEO of Sojourners, Jim Wallis. Please click here for more details about the upcoming panel discussion.

Thursday, October 11th 2012 at 7pm
Travis Auditorium
135 N. Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91182

Event Sponsor: Seminarians for Public Discourse and Peace and Justice Advocates
Contact Person:
Saerom Choi

Newly Released Novel by Narrative Theology Professor

Jerry Camery-Hoggatt recently published a book titled “Between the Monk and the Dragon”. It is a parable which explores themes of pain, family violence, and ultimately finding healing through forgiveness. Please click here if you would like to purchase your own copy!

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Digital Initiatives Librarian recently honored at banquet by OCLC

Sonya True, Assistant Professor, Digital Initiatives Librarian

On May 30th at the OCLC “Celebrate a Decade and a Half of Change” banquet in Los Angeles, Sonya True was honored by OCLC’s America’s Regional Council and OCLC President and CEO Jay Jordan as Diversity Fellowship recipient – she was 1 of 2 chosen nationwide each year. OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC) is the worldwide nonprofit organization of information research and computer library services, dedicated to furthering universal access to information.  OCLC is widely-known as the creators of WorldCat, the global and largest online library catalog in the world.

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Theology Professor Interviewed by J.P. Moreland

Dr. Gary Tyra, Professor of Biblical and Practical Theology, was recently interviewed by J.P. Moreland in regards to his latest book, The Holy Spirit in Mission: Prophetic Speech and Action in Christian Witness.  Click on the linked text to read Part 1 and Part 2 of these interviews with Dr. Moreland.  If you would like to purchase his book, you may do so through Amazon. Dr. Tyra was also interviewed by Mission.Direct.com and you can view that video here!

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