Features

April 30, 2021

Cooks finish combined 85-year BJU career

After almost 85 years of combined work at the University, music faculty Dr. Warren Cook and Mrs. Jean Cook are retiring from BJU. The Cooks have […]
April 23, 2021

Retiring writing instructor reflects on God’s sovereignty

Dr. Blake Spence, a faculty member in the department of journalism and mass communication, owes his career path to an explosion God used to change his […]
April 16, 2021

Mininger shoots for artistic excellence

Rebekah Mininger, a faculty member in the department of design and photography professor at BJU, is thankful for her experience at BJU and the journey that […]
April 9, 2021

Former drug addict finds identity in Christ

With his smiling face and unrelenting energy, Young Jin Ghun gives no indication of the hardship and pain he has faced in his life. However, the […]
March 26, 2021

McNeely gives modern look at literature

One member of the English faculty is so passionate about his favorite author, James Joyce, that he has a finger puppet of him. “When I was […]
March 19, 2021

Student body presidents serve BJU

Student body presidents Judah Smith and Ali Zimmer both value the leadership opportunities and experiences BJU has provided them as they near the end of their […]
March 12, 2021

Wig and costume department head teaches BJU’s sole makeup course

Dan Sandy, a faculty member in the Division of Communication and head of the Rodeheaver wig and costume department, found his passion for makeup from Stage […]
February 26, 2021

Charles Lacey discovers love for teaching in BJU’s math department

Charles Lacey, a BJU faculty member in the department of mathematics, never expected to end up in a teaching position; however, God had other plans. Originally, […]
February 19, 2021

Cook advocates for adoption

Dr. Brent Cook, a faculty member in the Division of Biblical Studies and Theology, is renowned for his apologetics and worldview class, often cited as one […]
February 12, 2021

International students face travel difficulties because of COVID-19

Over Christmas break of 2020, many international students faced difficulties returning home or had concerns about travel constraints preventing them from coming back to BJU, leading […]
February 12, 2021

Small businesses provide Asian cuisine

For students who want to experience authentic international foods, two local markets offer them the chance to purchase products not typically available in American grocery stores. […]
February 12, 2021

Podcasts build new communities

BJU podcasts involving art, theology and the University president connect students and faculty in discussions during an ongoing pandemic. ArtBreak: An M&G Podcast is a recent […]
November 20, 2020

Journalism professor advises students for over four decades

Anyone who has stepped into the journalism department may have met Betty Solomon, a faculty member in the department of journalism and mass communication, as she […]
November 20, 2020

Fall graduates give thanks for time at BJU despite pandemic

For the 100+ seniors graduating this fall, having their last semester at BJU amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge, but they are still grateful […]
November 13, 2020

Lanpher runs nursing division, hospital rounds, half-marathons

Chair of the Division of Nursing Megan Lanpher leads a multi-faceted life, balancing family, work and personal responsibilities. At BJU Lanpher teaches nursing students both inside […]
November 6, 2020

Jacobs’ lives show God’s leading

BJU School of Education faculty members Don and Tammie Jacobs both acknowledge they traveled an interesting path to get back to their alma mater, never thinking […]
October 30, 2020

New assistant aids student life

“The saying is, ‘the lights never go out at Student Life,’” Aaron Burk, the new assistant men’s director of student life, said. Even though his work […]
October 23, 2020

Gamet balances ministry, family

Kathryn Gamet, recently named head of the journalism and mass communication department, guides students along their career aspirations in JMC and works to incorporate her family […]
October 16, 2020

Mr. Z shapes student cinema

It is freshman Abigail Serviss’ first day of class. She finds her class, Introduction to Visual Storytelling, makes her way to her seat and pulls out […]
October 9, 2020

Former police chief shares skills

Lance Crowe’s favorite part of his job is the variety he experiences. Crowe gets plenty of it between teaching criminal justice classes at Bob Jones University […]