Entries by Shelley Youd

Going Home: First Thanksgiving

We know that Thanksgiving break is much needed and so exciting. Still, going home for your first holiday after being away can be challenging. We have put together a few helpful hints and tips to keep in mind that will make your trip home that much better. -You will be going home as a new […]

Words Create Worlds

As seniors begin to look at the world they are headed toward outside the classroom and ponder their next steps there is bound to be a time when they feel pieces of the puzzle are outside their control. I hear the twinge of uncertainty in their voices when we discuss their futures. I also hear […]

Private VU Target Party

Target will open just for Vanguard students during orientation on Friday night (11:30pm-1:00am). Meet at 11:00pm to carpool with your Frontline group. Spend time with your family instead of using your down time running errands around town. Shop with your new friends for all the last minute items you need Friday night! Looking for a […]

Family Orientation Sessions

Family Orientation We are excited that your student chose to become part of the Vanguard family! We know that this transition affects your entire family in many ways and we desire to make as smooth as possible for you. On August 23rd families of new students will have the opportunity to choose from two (2) […]

Inside VU 5.6.13

MAY 6 – MAY 10 EVENTS AND REMINDERS GRADUATE ADMISSIONS GRADUATE PROGRAMS INFORMATION MEETING Tuesday, May 21 6:00pm Great Commission Hall Questions? Contact Wendy White at wendy.white@vanguard.edu or x5408 http://www.vanguard.edu/graduate/graduate-information-meeting/ Discover how a graduate degree in Education, Religion, or Nursing from Vanguard can help make your dreams a reality. * Learn about financial aid and […]

Gun Control Debate

April 30th at 8:00pm in NMC Residence Life will be hosting a Debate and Discussion on the topic of Gun Control as an all-campus event.  This has been a widely discussed and controversial topic as of late, and we are excited about this opportunity to help students form their opinions  and make informed political and […]

Heaven’s Kitchen

Vanguard University’s El Puente Club brings Latinos and other eager students together by serving and worshiping the Lord in both English and Spanish through bilingual chapel, excursions, community service and much more. The young women of the club also share Christ-centered experiences through cooking gatherings off campus. Cleverly coined “Heaven’s Kitchen”, they meet at a […]

Inside VU 4.8.13

APRIL 8-12 EVENTS AND REMINDERS CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS Vanguard’s annual celebration kicks off on April 10th – check out the schedule and come support our performers and artists. Lobbypalooza | Wednesday April 10 @6pm | Towers Lobby Spoken Word | Thursday April 11 @9:30pm | Veterans Courtyard in the Scott […]

Grandparent’s Day 2013 Schedule

8:30 am: Check-in begins (In front of Needham Chapel) We will give you the most up to date schedule for the day, a Proud Grandparent pin, and other details pertaining to your day. Please check in between 8:30-9:00 am. If you are unable to arrive at that time, your student can check in on your […]

Creating marketable job experience

In preparing for a successful career, one of the most important steps a student came take is to complete completing at least one internship before graduation. According to a recent survey by the National Association for Colleges and Employers, 75% of employers prefer to hire candidates with relevant work experience.  During an internship, students gain […]