Introducing the Center for Student Happiness
The new "Center for Student Happiness" (CSH) combines an engagement team, call center and coaching team to provide students with resources to help them succeed.
Regent School of Law Values Serving Others
Before they open Black's Law Dictionary or master replying to Socratic teaching methods, Regent University School of Law 1L students learn the most important thing about law: serving others.
First-time Students Move onto Campus
Freshmen students entering the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) swarmed onto campus Wednesday for Regent University's official move-in day.
Aren't You the Price Chopper Girl?
Alumna Jill Szoo Wilson's has appeared in television commercials, print advertisements, and even on the sides of semi-trucks as the grocery store Price Chopper's official spokesperson.
Regent Professor Academic Director of James Madison Foundation
Regent University professor Dr. Jeffry Morrison is serves as the Academic Director of the James Madison Foundation, and organization whose goal is to help secondary level history, government, and social studies teachers to become outstanding educators of the U.S. Constitution.
Regent's Center For Global Missions Renews Relationships in Ghana
For the sixth year in a row, a team from Regent University's Center for Global Missions traveled to Ghana.
Inspiring Thousands of Christian Leaders
One Regent University doctoral student recently had the opportunity to encourage and influence thousands of Christian leaders across the world.
Government Camp Takes High Schoolers Inside Military and Police Careers
Whether it was in the air, under the water or on-top of it, Regent University's Government Camp showed high school students just where careers in law enforcement or the military might take them.
Nerd Out! Performances of Two-Act Comedy Features Regent University Faculty
Performances for the close-out show for the 2015 Tidewater Stage Season open at Regent University's Studio Theatre on Friday, July 31, and continues Saturday August 1-2 and 7-9.
Regent University's Trauma Team Deploys to Trinidad
In the history of a warm and vibrant Trinidad is the rubble left behind from broken families and a slew of natural disasters. Therein lays a nation of people waiting to emerge with clear minds and healed pasts.
Regent Student Competes in Warrior Games
Adversity did not stop Shahnaz Askins '15, a retired Navy Legalman who served 17 years in the military that included four deployments and nine tours.
Psychology & Counseling Professors Promote Healthy Marriages in China
China is a nation "ripe for Christianity, " according to Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) professor Dr. James Sells. And with this ripeness comes a budding interest in healthy marriages and strong families.
Regent University's School of Psychology & Counseling Team Works in Ukraine
War is a reality for the people of Ukraine, especially near the Crimean border, where for the last two years, Regent SPC students and faculty have broken into online supervision for trauma and compassion fatigue training.
Regent Doctoral Student Recognized for Her Leadership in Dental Hygiene
In recognition of her service to the industry, the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) recently presented Kelly Tanner Williams with its Award for Excellence in Dental Hygiene.
Regent University a "Great Place to Work" for Seven Years Running
For the seventh time, Regent University has been ranked among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Great Colleges to Work For®.
Regent Law Student Donates Part of Her Liver to Five-Year-Old Stranger
The little girl’s name was Sage, a five-year-old from Portsmouth, Virginia, who was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia as an infant – and in dire need of a new liver. "I remember thinking, 'This little girl is so cute, and so small and so happy,'" said Bricker. "In that moment God made it really clear that I had to do something."
New Career Leads to Music Opportunities for Special Needs Students
Teresa Habib, ‘15 (School of Education), says music bridges a communication gap for students who face learning difficulties. Now's she teaming up with friends to make music more accessible to these students
Regent Trauma Team Deploys to Trinidad
Regent University’s Center for Trauma Studies is onsite in Trindad and Tobago providing trauma training and support for establishment of a Green Cross Academy of Traumatology.
Campers Excited for STEM
The National Math + Science Initiative warns that the U.S. is losing its interest and proficiency in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A camp that spikes scientific thought and interest recently brought excited campers to Regent's campus for a week of exploration.
Regent University Ranked in 2015 Legal Publication
In its spring 2015 edition, The National Jurist, a publication for aspiring law students, listed Regent University School of Law among schools such as Duke University, Wake Forrest University and Syracuse University as having highly effective practical training in the legal fields.
School of Divinity Approved for All Online M.Div. and MTS Programs
In late June, the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) approved Regent University School of Divinity's (DIV) fully online Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Master of Theological Studies (MTS) programs.
Using Her MBA to Touch the Lives of Orphans
Nataliya Khom’yak was named Regent School of Business and Leadership's 2015 inductee to its Alumni Hall of Distinction for her ministry helping orphans around the world.
Regent School of Law Ranked in the Top 10 For Best Moot Court Program
After a year of national and international Moot Court competitions, Regent University's School of Law was ranked in the top 10 for Best Moot Court Program.
Recognizing Risks and Rewarding Resilience
Regent University's School of Business & Leadership (SBL) hosted the eighth annual Entrepreneurs Excellence Awards (EEA) Monday, June 15.
Tidewater Stage's Production of I Do! I Do! Opens in Studio Theatre
Nestled in the back corner of Regent University's Communication & the Arts building is a pocket of hoop skirts and abandoned oven props. This is where Tidewater Stage's production of I Do! I Do! comes to life.
Regent University School of Divinity Launch New Concentrations
Students seeking to weave together their faith with strategic leadership in business or worship will have the opportunity to hone their skills with Regent University School of Divinity's (DIV) new concentrations in Marketplace Ministry and Worship & Media in its Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Practical Theology programs, beginning in Regent's Fall 2015 semester.
SOE Dean Arroyo Retires After Nearly 30 Years of Service
After working at Regent for nearly 30 years, Dr. Alan Arroyo, dean at the School of Education (SOE) has announced his retirement.
SBL Student Awarded for Integrating Faith and Learning
A School of Business & Leadership (SBL) doctoral student, Stuart Platt, is using his Regent University education to integrate faith with education.
Adult Education Leader Appointed as School of Education Dean
National adult education leader and scholar Dr. Donald Finn has been appointed as the new dean of Regent University’s School of Education (SOE), effective July 1, 2015.
Regent University Honors Representative Scott Rigell as Alumnus of the Year
It's just business.
Those three words spur so much power in the American marketplace. But it's never just about business for Regent University's 2015 Alumnus of the Year, U.S Representative Scott Rigell '90, (School of Business & Leadership).
Hernandez Appointed as Regent School of Law Dean
Michael Hernandez, a seasoned legal professor and faculty adviser of the nation’s 8th ranked Moot Court program, has been appointed dean of the Regent University School of Law.
4 Transformational Business Tools I Learned from Leadership
When Michael Schieffer, president of WinShape Foundation, began his job at Starbucks Coffee Company ™, he thought he'd learn how to steam milk and maybe make a "mean latte."
Government Education Extends Beyond the Classroom
Robertson School of Government (RSG) graduate Rebekah Lloyd '15 went beyond the classroom to get an education in government. For two days per week, she served as a liaison between the people of Chesapeake and their Rep. Randy Forbes.
New STEM Certificate Empowers Educators to Enhance their Classes
Regent University is providing a way for teachers to bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education into their classrooms with a new STEM certification program.
Regent University Honors Military Spouse Appreciation Day
On Thursday, May 8, Regent University's Office of Military & Veterans Affairs honored the sacrifice of the less-decorated heroes at the annual Heroes at Home 2015 Military Spouse Awards.
Bringing Biblical Principles from Class to Boost His Business
Entrepreneur, owner and Master of Business Administration graduate Leo Motta says it's not just money that motivates him to run an excellent business.
Regent University Graduates the Class of 2015
About 7,500 people descended upon Regent University Saturday, May 9, to celebrate Commencement. Nearly 1,000 students walked in the ceremony as the university awarded 1500 degrees.
Regent University DSL Grad Travels to Italy to Talk Servant Leadership
After graduating from Regent's School of Business & Leadership (SBL), Tim Vanderpyl, '12 (SBL) took a trip to Italy after one of his class assignments caught international attention. Health care organizations in that country turned to Vanderpyl to discuss servant leadership.
Reliving the Decisions of the Battle of Yorktown
Robertson School of Government (RSG) students went beyond classroom discussions and textbook reading to play out the parts of historical figures from the American Revolutionary War.
Paralegal Program Comes to CAS
Regent University's College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) will be offering a paralegal program affiliated with an American Bar Association-approved law school.
Fusing Human Resources and the Holy Scripture
Robertson School of Government (RSG) professor Dr. Gary Roberts says his most recent book is a labor of love. His love of human resources and Scripture fused as he wrote his latest book about these topics.
Business Owners Critique Undergrads' Plans
Seniors in the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) business major are one step closer to graduating after taking their capstone course business plans to the eyes of entrepreneurs.
Sekulow Announced as Regent University Commencement Speaker
Dr. Jay Alan Sekulow, one of the nation’s leading voices for religious liberty and other constitutional freedoms, will be the keynote speaker at Regent University's 2015 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9.
Regent University Theatre is Rolling on the Big River
The Mississippi River became an icon in the abolition of slavery – a pulsing undercurrent of hope for those men and women who'd yet to see the light of freedom. Regent University Theatre remembers this generation of people as Big River opens on the Main Theatre.
Steve Elliott Talks "Grit to Win" and "Thriving in Exile"
Steve Elliott, founder and president of Grassroots Action, Inc., a direct-marketing company specializing in citizen-action services, was the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 21, at Regent University's Executive Leadership Series (ELS) luncheon.
Book Art Exhibit Unfolds at Regent University Library
On Monday, April 13, Regent University Library opened its book art gallery, where 47 sculptures – made, for the most part, out of the pages of books – are on display for the week.
Teamwork and Employee Retention - The Focus of Corporate Partners' Luncheon
Regent University has a reputation for its entrepreneurial spirit, and its corporate partnerships program aims to make education more accessible and build relationships. A luncheon Thursday, April 16, brought out representatives from 15 Hamtpon Roads businesses to Regent's library atrium.
Regent University Presents Second Ethics Media and Culture Conference
From April 10-11, Regent University's School of Communication & the Arts (COM) and Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted its annual forum to discuss the dovetailing issues in today's media climate; particularly in the realm of first freedoms and terrorism.
Regent Launches Online Degree Program for Computer Science
Regent University’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) has created a new online degree program for students who enjoy complex problem-solving and working with computers. The new Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree for undergraduates introduces nine new courses centered around this in-demand career path.
SBL Student and Business Owner Publishes His Ideas On Marketing Research
An established entrepreneur is boosting his business abilities by completing a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) at Regent University's School of Business & Leadership (SBL). He's learned how marketing research can help make this happen and is sharing advice to others in his situation.
Regent School of Law Announces Wealth Management & Financial Planning
Regent University students will soon be impacting change in the world of personal finance. In the fall 2015, Regent's School of Law (LAW) will offer a brand new concentration in its M.A. in Law degree program: Wealth Management & Financial Planning.
Makers of Video Series Inspire Students
Filmmakers Dwight Gibson and Evan Koons visited Regent University to take questions from College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) students about their recent video series, "For the Life of the World: Letters to the Exiles." Students have been watching the series which takes an artistic approach to answer the question "what is my salvation for?" The creators talked about their inspiration and mission during a CAS assembly Monday, April 6.
Virginia State Bar President Offers Insight to Regent School of Law Students
While the Virginia State Bar (VSB) exists in part to uphold the ethical standards of today’s legal professionals, many times the bar of professionalism is set too low, according to VSB president, Kevin Martingayle.
Faculty Present Research Projects
From mega-churches in London to libraries in Mexico, Regent University professors and employees are broadening their knowledge on topics that affect their areas of study. They presented their findings Friday, March 27 in 15-minute presentations, allowing time for questions and answers.
Regent Celebrates Maundy Thursday
A Regent University tradition continued as faculty and staff joined CBN employees to celebrate Maundy Thursday on April 2. The service reflects upon the sacrifice Christ made on the cross and celebrates communion to remember the final supper Christ shared with His disciples. Dr. M.G. "Pat" Robertson, Regent's founder, chancellor and CEO led the service, and deans, vice presidents and other employees helped administer communion.
Encouraging Students to Lead Like Reagan
Dr. Henry Nau, professor at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, worked with President Ronald Reagan as a senior staff member on his national security council. He was one of seven speakers who brought life to President Reagan's legacy Friday at Regent University's Ronald Reagan Symposium. Looking back at Reagan's words in a 1982 speech to British Parliament, the panelists provided a voice to Reagan's beliefs, that global freedom is the answer to preserving peace and pushing past problems.
Campus Celebrates Pat Robertson's 85th Birthday
Joining family, friends and the CBN and Regent University employees he affectionately called "the troops," Dr. MG "Pat" Robertson celebrated his 85th birthday. The sun broke through the clouds just in time for hundreds to gather on Regent's campus for an outdoor picnic and concert as a tribute to the man who started both institutions. Robertson attributes this success to his obedience to the Lord, and shared advice to the crowd based off of his many decades of life experience.
Sharing the Stories of Military Chaplains
Research shows that military chaplains are essential to the well-being of those serving in the armed forces. Research is also revealing though that the occupation has moved from being one of the healthiest to one of the unhealthiest.
Regent University's School of Law Triumphs In Moot Court Competitions
This weekend proved to be another successful turn for Regent University School of Law's moot court competition teams both in the United States and abroad.
10th Annual Reagan Symposium Addresses Challenges to Fostering Global Freedom
On Friday, March 20, a panel of seven speakers, close to Reagan's vision, discussed how his wisdom should influence today's challenges of fostering global freedom. A few hundred guests packed the Regent University Theatre to hear two panels hash out the issue of global freedom
School of Business & Leadership Offers New Concentrations
New concentrations are opening the door to new possibilities for Regent's School of Business & Leadership (SBL) Master of Business Administration (MBA) and M.A. in Organizational Leadership (MOL) students. Franchising and Innovation Management will be added to the MBA program and f and Not-for-Profit Management will be added to MBA and MOL programs in 2015. The school is expanding to equip Christian leaders to change the world in these areas.
Year Two of Successful Internship Placements for Regent's Psy.D. Students
After four years of intensive study, Regent University's School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) Clinical Psychology students still have one more feat to achieve: the internship.
Regent Night of Worship to Feature Artists All Sons and Daughters
When it comes to its students, Regent University's denominational representation is diverse. And when those different musical styles come together among several hundred members of the Hampton Roads community in one voice of worship, the results are astonishing.
Regent University Presents the Annual Renewal Theology Conference
According to author Dr. James Bryan Smith, spiritual formation is defined as "the process of being transformed in the image of Christ through the intimacy of God."
Trusting Jesus to Be Sovereign in the Midst of the Storm
For many, the romanticized ideas of a hero are found in comic books. For Heath Burris, pastor of River Oak Church in Chesapeake, Virginia, Superman is the only one worth mentioning.
CAS Cinema-TV Students Place Second in National 24 Hour Competition
Regent undergrad students took second place in a National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) 24 hour digital video challenge (24DV). They returned from Nashville, Tenn. with a sense of accomplishment and a few new professional contacts.
Admiral Clark Addresses the Threat of Isis
Interest in ISIS continues to grow as the topic of terror takes politics, the news and Saturday Night Live skits by storm. The long-time threat radical Islam has posed against the United States is well-known, but many still have questions about the rebranded terror group ISIS. Retired Navy Admiral Vern Clark visited a crowded room of guests in the Robertson Hall to provide his perspective. He shared a history of how the group developed and how it continues to consolidate various groups within the Sunni sect of Islam.
School of Divinity Student Develops Creative Ways to Share the Gospel
When Derek Hirtz '15 (School of Divinity) stands before a piece of artwork he is about to make, he always weighs his options, asking himself if the project he envisions is really worth the cost of supplies, or even the time it will take to complete it.
5 Local Mayors Share Thoughts on Hampton Roads Economy
Virginia Beach. Portsmouth. Norfolk. Suffolk. Chesapeake. Five cities, with personalities and economic opportunities as distinct as their five separate but equally passionate leaders.
U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft Celebrates 10 Years at Regent University
A fast-paced basketball game in France provided a fond memory of former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft for Regent University alumnus and attorney Stephen P. Pfeiffer ’07 (Law).
RSG Students Place Fourth in Debt Awareness Campaign
Robertson School of Government (RSG) students are celebrating after a competition to raise awareness about the national debt came to a close. Regent students went up against 49 other colleges and universities from 25 states in an initiative sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. After getting out the word to sign a petition and hosting a campus event with a panel of experts, Regent students placed fourth nationwide in the 2015 Up to Us competition.
Regent University Theatre Presents: The Diviners
Discover what's hidden at Regent University Theatre's production of The Diviners.
Regent University School of Law Hosts the Fourth-Annual Global Justice Symposium
Regent University's Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law along with the Regent Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy, hosted the fourth annual Global Justice Symposium: Human Rights and the Sexualization of Culture.
Regent University Gets its Big Break
Like Dorothy Gale traveling in the dream-world of Oz, creative storytellers at Regent University's School of Communication & the Arts (SCA) need to look no further than their own backyards to find their first big break into the Hollywood filmmaking market.
Regent University Students Win Second Place at GW Religious Freedom Competition
Regent University School of Law teams are continuing their victorious arguing streaks at various competitions in the United States.
Psychology Dean Helps Guide New APA Accreditation Standards
The dean of Regent University’s School of Psychology & Counseling had more than a front-row seat for approval of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) new accreditation standards.
Asking for Pledges to Boost Debt Awareness
A handful of Regent University Robertson School of Government (RSG) students are adding-up signatures to raise awareness of a debt that is quickly adding up.
Regent Named One of the 30 Most Beautiful College Campuses in the South
Regent joins such prestigious and historical institutions as Duke, the University of Virginia, Vanderbilt and Tulane as one of the 30 Most Beautiful College Campuses in the South, according to BestCollegesOnline.org.
Regent University Welcomes Dr. Alveda King to University Chapel
A little bit of history came to Regent University during Campus Ministries' weekly University Chapel service on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Regent University Now Offers M.S. in General Psychology
Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) is accepting applications for its brand-new M.S. in General Psychology program, to launch in the Fall 2015 term.
Global Symposium to Open at Regent University Feb. 21
Inoculation occurs when an immunization enters the bloodstream. The heart pulses the antidote, fortifying the body against the disease.
Regent University Professor Elected to Virginia Bar Association Pro Bono Council
This January, the Virginia Bar Association (VBA) announced the election of Regent University School of Law professor, Michael Hernandez, into the Inaugural Pro Bono Council.
2014 Regent Highlights
Regent experienced so many blessings during 2014. We wanted to celebrate these highlights with our alumni.
U.S. News Ranks Regent's Online Bachelor's Degree as No. 11 in Nation
Regent University's online bachelor's degree programs have been ranked as number 11 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 Best Online Programs rankings that were released Wednesday, Jan. 7.
Regent Partners with EVMS for Graduate Medical Education
Regent University undergraduate students interested in health care careers will be able to speed up their post-graduation plans. An agreement between Regent University and Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) promises early assurance of acceptance into five health professions master’s programs. An official signing ceremony brought leaders from both schools together Monday, Jan. 5, advancing Regent's new health care emphasis.
Traveling Christmas Tradition Entertains Full House
A traveling Christmas tradition began its tour at Regent University's Performing Arts Center with a full house and 60-plus member U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Band. The sounds of the season filled the auditorium as Regent welcomed the Newport News, Virginia-based Fort Eustis concert band, smaller ensembles and vocalists.
A Hero Among Us: Boston Celtics Honor SBL Student for Enriching Young Lives
A Regent University School of Business & Leadership (SBL) graduate student was honored as a hero for her dedication to her community. The Boston Celtics recognized Geralde Gabeau '16 (SBL, Doctorate of Strategic Leadership) with its 'Hero Among Us' award.
Produced by Faith, Directed by God
The scene opens at the Franklin home in Oakland, California: a five-year-old DeVon Franklin sits in front of his television screen and dreams of going to Hollywood and creating stories that will inspire the world.
Tomatoes and Cucumbers and Asparagus, Oh My!
Justin Garcia '14 (College of Arts & Sciences) watches his vegetables.
Right on the cutting board edge of his senior year at Regent University, Garcia took playing with food to a whole new level.
Regent University Theatre Presents: Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness!
The fundamental things, like breaking out of innocent adolescence and into adulthood, still apply in Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness!
Students Help Children Have "Smashing" Holiday Season
Regent University students walked out their faith by helping others celebrate the birth of Jesus. Eleven students traveled to St. Mary's Home in Norfolk, Virginia, on Friday, Nov. 21, as part of a weekly service opportunity known as "Good Fridays."
Grant Sends Robertson School of Government Professor on Book-Writing Journey
A research grant is sending one Regent University professor on a book-writing journey through one of his favorite policy-oriented topics. A prestigious foundation awarded Dr. Popescu, assistant professor in the Robertson School of Government, $60,000 to author his first book.
Embracing an Eternal Perspective at University Chapel
An honest reminder for the honest worshiper was met with amens and affirmation as the Dr. Rev. Kirk T. Houston guided students through the 73rd psalm.
Dr. Scot McKnight Says, "Examine Your Theology" at Charles L. Holman Lecture
Dr. Scot McKnight, New Testament scholar, speaker and renowned author, says that today's definition of "Kingdom work" spins on two separate fashions in the Christian realm. For some, it is utopia, an idyllic state. For others, it's simply the definition of the Church.
Regent Partners with Veteran Hollywood Actor’s Company on Film Project
Capitalizing on the strength of its film and television program and its connections with the filmmaking industry, Regent University has partnered with Home Theater Films, under the leadership of actor, writer and director Corbin Bernsen, to produce its first feature film.
Princeton Review Ranks Regent in Top 10 Law Schools with Best Professors
For the second year in a row, The Princeton Review has ranked Regent University School of Law among the top 10 law schools in the nation with the "Best Professors" on Friday, Oct. 10.
Technology and the Future of the U.S. Constitution
In recognition of Constitution Day on Wednesday, Sept. 17, Regent University's College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) hosted "Technology and the Future of the U.S. Constitution."
RSG Hosts Second Senator A. Willis Robertson Lecture
On Tuesday, Sept. 23, Regent University's Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted the second Senator A. Willis Robertson Lecture on Virginia Politics presented by Judge Patricia West, associate dean of the School of Law.
Steve Kelly Talks Leadership at University Chapel
Steve Kelly, senior pastor of Wave Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia, uses his Australian accent as a conversation-starter. The lilts of his voice often spur the question, "where are you from?" And from there, he explained, a conversation about ministry has the potential to begin.
Regent University Serves Hampton Roads
Each year, Regent University faculty, staff and students have an opportunity to go beyond their Virginia Beach campus and minister in the outlying area for the annual United Way Day of Caring service event.
Mike Huckabee Opens Executive Leadership Series
Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas, encouraged more than 550 members of the Hampton Roads business community to become involved in the political process during his remarks at the season-opening luncheon for Regent University's Executive Leadership Series (ELS) on Friday, September 19.
Regent Launches NOW's Second Season
Two-time Dove Award-winning musical artist Meredith Andrews was in the fall of her senior year of college when she became confident of her calling.
University Chapel Series "Chases Hallelujah"
During the hustle of the first weeks of school, as students adjust to new routines, classes and living arrangements, Regent University’s Campus Ministries encourages the campus community to focus their sights on what is unseen.
Regent University Remembers 9/11
On Thursday, September 11, Regent University joined more than 160 other colleges and universities across the United States in establishing the 9/11: Never Forget Project, a memorial to remember the lives lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.
The Glass Menagerie Opens on Regent Stage
At the beginning of each month during fall and spring semesters, Regent University's College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) hosts assemblies to inspire spiritual growth and community among its students.
Meet and Greet Supports Military Students
Despite their various degree programs and service in the armed forces, before many of Regent University's military students are launched from the school as world-changers, they share one very similar experience: community.
RSG's Signature Oxford Experience Turns 10
Regent's Robertson School of Government (RSG) returned to Oxford, England this summer for its annual student immersion in Britain's cultural and political climate. One course compared Western and Islamic legal norms; a second class studied just war theory and the law of armed conflict.
Regent's PCE Hosts LEGO® Camp
With their long history in millions of homes and its recent blockbuster hit sweeping movie theaters, LEGO® bricks remain an important piece of playtime for children and adults alike.
Regent Reads with CHKD
On Tuesday, July 28, the Regent University Library completed its fourth year of the Regent Reads program, wrapping up the 2014 season.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.