Regent Alum's Work Plays In Times Square
Regent University School of Communication & the Arts (SCA) alumnus and current adjunct Christopher Free ('11) has seen his work on hundreds of screens before. From the editing room monitors to televisions, the Telly Award-winning filmmaker is no stranger to premieres.
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.
ABA Affirms Regent Law Accreditation
After a comprehensive review, the American Bar Association (ABA) has reaffirmed its full accreditation of Regent University School of Law.
Admiral Vern Clark Gives Spring Policy Briefing
"Whenever you talk about the future, it puts the pressure on the speaker to be a forecaster," said Admiral Vern Clark, USN (Ret.), as he discussed the future of the United States Military during the semi-annual policy briefing on Tuesday, Feb. 11.
LUXVERA™ Featured on The 700 Club
Viewers of The 700 Club on Tuesday, Feb. 18, experienced a taste of course content from "Who is Jesus," the first class offered by LUXVERA™, Regent University's new open online course platform. The course also received a compelling endorsement from Regent Chancellor and CEO, Dr. M.G. "Pat" Robertson.
SONICFLOOd Lead Singer Joins Regent
Rick Heil, lead singer for the Grammy-nominated, Dove Award-winning contemporary Christian band SONICFLOOd, has joined Regent University's International Center for Worship as an artist-in-residence. In this role, Heil will lead worship activities on campus, as well as represent Regent at university Advancement and Enrollment Management events around the country.
Beloved Pixar Actor Visits Campus
He's known more classically for his role as Cliff Clavin, the know-it-all mailman from the television sitcom, Cheers. But in the last two decades, John Ratzenberger has lent his voice to every Pixar film since Toy Story in 1995.
Reagan Symposium Addresses "A Time for Choosing"
On Friday, Feb. 7, Regent University's Robertson School of Government hosted the 9th Annual Reagan Symposium: "A Time for Choosing." Featuring a panel of seven experts, the event honored the 50th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's televised campaign speech given on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater in 1964.
New Biophysical Science Program Approved by SACS
Regent University's College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) announced on Wednesday, Feb. 5, that its new Biophysical Sciences major and concentration in Secondary Mathematics recently received full approval from the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS).
SPC Dean Appointed to APA Commission on Accreditation
As Regent University continues to lead efforts of improving psychological education, Dr. William Hathaway, dean of the School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC), has been appointed to serve on the executive committee for the American Psychological Association's (APA) Commission on Accreditation (CoA) through the remainder of his three-year term.
Grad Fair Prepares Students for Commencement
Nearly 400 students participated in Regent University's first Countdown to Commencement graduation fair on Tuesday, February 4.
Former Virginia Chief Deputy Attorney General Joins Regent Law
Judge Patricia L. West, who served as a judge in the Virginia Beach Circuit Court and who most recently served as chief deputy attorney general of Virginia, is joining Regent University as a Distinguished Professor of Law and Government and as associate dean in the School of Law. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Law Starts Integrated Training Program
In addition to its efforts to reform legal education for up-and-coming lawyers and global leaders, Regent University School of Law is focusing on providing professional, hands-on training for its students.
LUXVERA™ "GREAT Talks" Series Begins
Recognized as one of the nation's top online schools by U.S. News & World Report, Regent University has launched a new Christian Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) platform called LUXVERA™ featuring free college courses as well as a series of "GREAT Talks" by notable intellectuals in the fields of politics, law and religion.
LUXVERA™ Featured on FOX News
Just days ahead of its classes opening on Wednesday, Jan. 22, LUXVERA™ —Regent's new free online education initiative delivered through massive open online courses (MOOCs)—was featured on the FOX News Channel.
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.
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.
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.
Prof. Joins Fulbright Board
Regent University has fostered the work and research of many Fulbright scholars through the years, but School of Education (SOE) professor, Dr. M. Gail Derrick was also recently elected to the Fulbright Association Board of Directors.
Regent Initiates Military Partnership
Regent University has agreed to a strategic partnership with U.S. Army Command & General Staff College's (CGSC) Department of Distance Education, whose mission is "to prepare field grade officers to solve problems and lead organizations in a range of Army, joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational operations in complex and uncertain operational environments. DDE develops, distributes and administers the Command and General Staff College's distance learning programs to Active and Reserve Component officers from all services and allied nations."
CAS Debate Team Outperforms Competition
Next month, at least two Regent University College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) students will trek to Arizona to compete among the top collegiate Moot Court teams in the nation.
Congressman Randy Forbes Speaks at ELS
At Regent University's Executive Leadership Series luncheon Monday, Dec. 9, Congressman Randy Forbes (R-VA 4th District) addressed a crowd of nearly 375, discussing leadership in America.
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.