Government Camp Helps Students Shape their Future
Summer means different things to different high school students, but many use it as a time to gather new experiences. Such is the case for 36 students who attended Regent University's 2014 Government Camp, hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences.
PCE Partners with Nigerian Church
As the world turns its attention to Nigeria in light of Boko Haram's armed revolt, Regent University's division of Professional & Continuing Education (PCE) is making strides in providing affordable education to Nigerian citizens.
Regent Law Contributes to Supreme Court Case
Professionals and students in the legal field understand that sometimes changing the world happens in a courtroom. But for a Regent University School of Law professor and students who worked to help protect home healthcare employees from paying mandatory union dues, it happened in the highest court in the nation—the U.S. Supreme Court.
Regent Among Great Colleges to Work For®
Regent University has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education among the Great Colleges to Work For®. The designation comes as a result of input from Regent faculty and staff who responded to a survey conducted earlier this year, as well as information submitted by Regent's Human Resources Department.
Regent Reads Celebrates Heroes
Though school is out for many children in the Hampton Roads community, their opportunity to learn is still in full session during the summer months.
Umidi Named Interim Dean of Divinity School
Dr. Joseph Umidi has transitioned into the position of interim dean of Regent University's School of Divinity (DIV) as of Tuesday, July 1. Umidi, who began teaching at Regent as an adjunct faculty member in 1985 and became an assistant professor the following year, has been a mainstay in the school for nearly three decades, and has shaped students through teaching and mentoring.
Nation's First Practitioner-in-Residence/Online Joins RSG
Regent University's Robertson School of Government recently welcomed Sam Gaston, city manager of Mountain Brook, Ala., as a new faculty member for the school's Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. Gaston will be a practitioner-in-residence/online—the nation's first MPA program practitioner-in-residence position dedicated to online teaching, scholarship and student career guidance.
Sensational Wedding Surprise Video Ties to Regent
Brides often experience surprises on their wedding days, but a poignant surprise that exemplifies the deep bond between siblings was captured on a video that's been making international news over the past few days. And, several of the players associated with the video have close connections to Regent University.
U.S. News Ranks Regent in Top 10 for Veterans
Regent University is regularly recognized as a military-friendly school, but on Tuesday, May 20, U.S. News & World Report took this recognition a step further by ranking Regent among the Best Online Programs for Veterans and Service Members.
Professor Selected for APA Scholar Program
With Regent University's core challenge of leading the world in change and scholarship, the School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) is paving the way with research conducted by its faculty members. During the spring 2014 semester, Dr. Carissa Dwiwardani, assistant professor for SPC, was selected as a Scholar for the Multicultural Concerns Committee for the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 39.
ELS Welcomes Joy Weaver
When Joy Weaver, speaker, author and etiquette expert, addressed her first group of clients—employees of the world's largest construction firm—she overheard one particularly burly worker grumble, "I don't need no etiquette class." And after a mere three days of presentations and tips for developing "soft skills," she found the construction employees engaging in her lessons and being transformed.
SBL Hosts Networking Exchange
When Bob Coughlin '06 (School of Business & Leadership) was looking for a higher education program to enhance his budding business skills, he knew the one determining factor that would set Regent University ahead of any other school: ethics.
Regent Congratulates Alumnus of the Year
"In everything that has happened in my life since I graduated, Regent was at the center of it all," said Kevin Turpin '01 (School of Divinity), the recipient of Regent University's Alumni Association's 2014 Alumnus of the Year Award. "It was here where my dreams started and percolated; God had to get me to Regent."
Regent Partners with Virginia Beach Businesses
During the spring 2014 semester, Regent University's School of Business & Leadership (SBL) partnered with the City of Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development's Small Business Mentoring Program, where SBL students volunteered to guide local business owners in better-business practices.
Semester in China Inspires Professor
At the start of the fall 2013 semester, Dr. Bramwell Osula, associate professor for Regent University's School of Business & Leadership (SBL) was hoping for a traditional semester abroad—falling into the classic sights and sounds of a different culture and teaching a few classes.
Leadership Expert Motivates ELS Crowd
Dr. Henry Cloud, best-selling author and leadership expert, charmed a crowd of 430 at Regent University's Executive Leadership Series luncheon on Tuesday, April 29. With wit, science and an arsenal of anecdotes from his years as a leadership consultant and clinical psychologist, Cloud focused his talk on the need for leaders to connect with their people.
Regent Presents the Class of 2014
On Saturday, May 3, an academic sea of caps, gowns, hoods and the graduates who earned them processed through the Library Plaza on Regent University's campus in Virginia Beach, Va.
Bonicelli Joins Foreign Policy Institution
Dr. Paul J. Bonicelli, executive vice president of Regent University, has accepted an appointment as a senior adviser with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), one of the world's preeminent bipartisan international policy institutions.
Tidewater Stage Announces Sophomore Season
Regent University's professional theatre company, Tidewater Stage, had a sold-out, critically acclaimed inaugural season last summer. The company has now announced two exciting shows for summer 2014.
Trauma Team Travels to Philippines
Last month, Regent University's Trauma Team, led by School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) professor and director of the Center for Trauma Studies, Dr. Benjamin Keyes, along with SPC alumnae Jennifer Cotton '13 and Nicole DiLella '10, traveled to meet the psychological needs of the impacted residents of Tocloba and other nearby islands.
Fourth-Year Psy.D. Cohort Granted Internships
On Friday, Feb. 21, Regent University's School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) participating Psy.D. students obtained an unprecedented 100 percent match rate from the National Matching Service (NMS), an organization that pairs students with their internship programs.
Student Proposal Video Goes Viral
The internet swarmed when Regent University School of Communication & the Arts (SCA) alumna April Albritton '13 said "yes" to SCA student Beecher Reuning's marriage proposal. Shortly after a video Reuning posted documenting the couple's relationship—and ultimately their engagement—Beecher and Reuning's major life-decision has become a major hit on the web.
New RSG Speaker Series Welcomes Brigadier General
Regent University's Robertson School of Government (RSG) launched a new speaker series this week, "Defense Against the Dark Arts." On Tuesday, Jan. 7, RSG hosted Brigadier General Dick F. Abel, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), to discuss the ethical challenges a career in public service poses.
Dare to Be Comes to Virginia Beach
While many people on the cusp of a brand new year focus on making changes in their lives regarding diet and fitness, the Dare to Be movement, in partnership with Regent University, is encouraging women to resolve to be who God has made them to be.
Chancellor Talks Principles of Success
At the start of each semester, Regent University's chancellor and CEO, Dr. M.G. "Pat" Robertson, addresses students, faculty and staff to encourage them in work and study. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Chancellor Robertson spoke on principles of success.
Regent to Launch Premier Christian MOOC
Regent University, the preeminent global Christian university and a top 10 online school as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, has announced that it will launch an exclusive platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs) in January 2014.
Law Team Advances to National Competition
For the third consecutive year, Regent University's School of Law Moot Court team has advanced to the finals of the National Moot Court Competition.
Center for Global Justice Hosts Summit
Unfurling in the regime of North Korea are shocking events meeting at the intersection of a present-day Holocaust and Underground Railroad. Though the traumas evolving within the country are mostly unheard of by the rest of the world, the religious and political persecution taking place in North Korea affects nearly 200,000 people trapped in concentration camps.
Bus Stop Opens on Regent Stage
In the 1950s, William Inge was one of the most well-known playwrights in New York, having penned a string of Broadway hits with film adaptations and major awards including a Pulitzer Prize and an Oscar. One of those hits comes to Regent University's Studio Theatre Friday, Nov. 15.
Tenth Annual Chili Bowl Brings Campus Together
One of the hallmarks of college campus life usually revolves around sports teams that bring the student body together. Regent University takes this another step further with a tournament of football teams that compete for the prized Chili Bowl Championship.
Twelftree Delivers Inaugural Lecture
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Regent University's academic community flooded the Moot Court Room to celebrate the Charles L. Holman Professorship of New Testament and Early Christianity Inaugural Lecture, delivered by Dr. Graham Twelftree, in the School of Divinity. The lecture was presented by the school and its Center for Renewal Studies.
Regent Undergraduates Present at Tech Conference
The opportunities for Regent University students to specialize early and engage in high level research at the undergraduate level has paid off for two College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) students who presented at the Modern Technology and Management Institute (MTMI) international conference this fall.
Divinity Offers Christian Formation Certificate
As Regent University's online education continues to excel with esteemed faculty leading rigorous courses, beginning in the fall of 2014, the School of Divinity will release the groundbreaking Christian Formation and Spirituality (CCFS) certificate program.
Founder and Chancellor Speaks at Chapel
Each semester, Regent University's founder and chancellor, Dr. M.G. "Pat" Robertson speaks at a chapel service to encourage the students, staff and faculty in their daily efforts. On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Chancellor Robertson spoke from Numbers 6:24-26, in which the Lord instructs Moses on how to bless His people.
International Center for Worship Hosts Summit
"What I do here is what I want to do all over the world," said David M. Edwards, creative director of Regent University's International Center for Worship (ICW). "I want to look for people that I can bring to ICW that embody humility; who are successful, but stay on their face before God."
Attorneys Admitted to Supreme Court
On Monday Oct. 7, as the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) opened for its new October 2013 term, 10 former Regent University School of Law students serving as staff attorneys for the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) were admitted to the Supreme Court bar.
Gretchen Carlson Encourages Risk-Taking at ELS
Before a crowd of 400 local business leaders, national broadcast television personality Gretchen Carlson discussed the role of risk in success at Regent University's Executive Leadership Series luncheon Monday, Oct. 7.
Constitution Day Focuses on Contemporary Application
As part of Regent University's celebration of Constitution Day this month, terrorism and security expert Amos Guiora visited campus for a discussion of the constitutional implications of domestic terrorism on Monday, Sept. 23
Salute to Teachers Honors Virginia's Classroom Leaders
On Friday, Sept. 27, Regent University's School of Education (SOE) hosted the 15th Annual Salute to Teachers event honoring classroom leaders in the Commonwealth of Virginia who make an impact in their schools and communities.
Alumni Help Engage Current Global Justice Interns
As the summer draws to a close, Regent University School of Law students are opening their Black's Law dictionaries once again. But some Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law interns spent their summers continuing to learn under the supervision and training of Regent alumni now submerged in their own legal careers.