Adult learners are primarily driven by three things: relevance, immediacy and convenience. Relevancy We file all kinds of data in our minds. And like filing cabinets, our brains get full and unorganized. Many adults have learned to function on a “need-to-know” basis. They focus on obtaining and retaining information if certain they will need to […]
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Sunday, January 5, 2014 I grew up thinking that repentance was mostly rooted in feeling bad, maybe even guilty, about some thing I had done. I had plenty of practice! Often the threat of eternal damnation spurred the appropriate feelings for which repentance was the response and solution – and that usually meant ‘going forward’ […]
Welcome to Vanguard University’s School for Graduate and Professional Studies My vision is for our School for Graduate and Professional Studies to clearly be Orange County’s top choice for a professional education with a Christian foundation – a place where you are empowered to discern your calling; discover your giftedness; and develop your competencies. You […]
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Professor Doug Peterson teaches in our Graduate and Professional Studies programs at Vanguard University and he was asked to write and essay for Following Jesus: Journeys in Radical Discipleship – Essays in Honor of Ronald J Sider By Paul alexander & Al Tizon (eds). Click Here to order today Professor Peterson writes in his essay “Jesus’ […]
Dr. Gary Tyra, Professor of Religion in our Professional Studies program published a new book A Missional Orthodoxy: Theology and Ministry in a Post-Christian Context The emerging and missional church movements have raised decisive questions about what it means to embody the Christian faith in a post-Christian and postmodern world. A common reactionary response denies the […]
Recent graduate and Corporate Executive Recruiter Diane Hopkins explains how Vanguard University changed her life and career.
Recent graduate and lead accountant, Jennifer Paul explains how Vanguard University changed her life and career.
Vanguard University of Southern California has been selected as a top military-friendly school in our 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities, a list featured annually in our December issue. A record number of schools responded to our extensive survey, and MAE staff evaluated each submission by our strict criteria. In this issue, we use […]
Those of us who went through preschool remember little more than nursery rhymes, chocolate pudding and the swing set. But as national standards increase, preschoolers today are acquiring basic skills in writing, mathematics and social interaction. Statistics show that students enrolled in preschool enter kindergarten with stronger academic and social skills than their peers and […]