Convocation – Pádraig Ó Tuama

In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World Hello to Language. What does it mean to use language today? — in a time of pandemic, in the latest racist decade of a racist era, in a time where truth is questioned and language is fake if it’s labelled fake. Taking an approach from his....

Campus Worship: Imago DEI-Cmin team

Join the campus ministries leadership team for the first campus worship service of the semester launching this year’s campus ministries theme, Imago DEI which is often defined as image of God. (here’s more) We will be exploring how diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) provide unique lenses into reflecting the character (image) of God. Professor Jerry Holsopple will....

Opening Convocation

For Such a Time as This – printable programGather on-line for Opening Convocation featuring a welcome to a new academic year from Provost Fred Kniss and Anisa Leonard, SGA Co-President, plus an address from President Susan Schultz Huxman with an instrumental response from cellist Kimberly Souther, Director of Preparatory Music. All new students will be officially welcomed by Shannon....

University Colloquium: Kevin Seidel

Ecotones of Scripture and Literature An ecotone is a landscape ecology term for the zone where two neighboring habitats interact. In his presentation, Kevin will explore how ecotones might help us think about the interactions between our readings of scripture and of literature. He will draw on his recent sabbatical-year experience teaching at the Oregon....

Convocation: Student Recognition Ceremony

Gather as a campus community for Convocation to recognize and celebrate student academic and service achievements and accomplishments from this academic year. Over 50 awards, such as Teacher of Promise, Tutor of Distinction, Math Competition, Exceptional Leadership and Exceptional Service along with acknowledging Cords of Distinction recipients and nominees will be given by at least 12 different departments or programs across the university.