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Regent in the News: March 16-23

Regent in the News" articles highlight local and national media coverage about Regent University's faculty, staff, students, or alumni. For more information on any of these listings, please contact the Department of Public Relations (


  • President Carlos Campo was a guest on HOPE FM Kenyan Radio on Wednesday, March 21, the Christian station with the most listeners in Africa. He discussed leadership and Regent's proposed leadership Ph.D. for African students.
  • Regent University was named to the Young America Foundation's list of "Top Conservative Colleges." This news was reported by Fox Nation on Friday, March 16. This was also reported by CBS News in this Wednesday, March 21, article.
  • Regent University's 2012 Commencement speaker will be Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. News of this upcoming event was included in this Friday, March 23, announcement by Inside Higher Ed.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, distinguished professor in the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on News & Views over the Information Radio Network on Monday, March 19, to discuss how the GOP should respond and adjust its strategy in the presidential elections to still have a chance.
  • Dr. Markus Pfeiffer, professional-in-residence in the School of Communication & the Arts, was quoted in a number of publications on Wednesday, March 21, including the San Francisco Chronicle,, and American Banking & Market News. Pfeiffer's comments about social media originally included in an article written by journalism graduate student Christina Darnell which was recently picked up by
  • Dr. Amy Dominguez, associate professor in the School of Psychology & Counseling, was quoted in this Thursday, March 15, article from World on Campus discussing the idea that marijuana is losing its stigma because of increased use for medicinal purposes, as well as the perception that everyone uses it.
  • "Media and the Law: Seeking Justice for the Least of These," an upcoming symposium sponsored by the Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law, was featured in this Monday, March 19, Christian Post article. The symposium was also mentioned the same day in this article from Washington Square News. The article looks at how teens and young adults are responding to issues of human trafficking and mentions the symposium as one of these responses.
  • The South Hampton Roads Mayor's Forum, sponsored by Regent's Executive Leadership Series, was mentioned in this Thursday, March 22, op-ed published in The Virginian-Pilot. A recap of the mayors' comments was published in this Friday, March 23, article from The Virginian-Pilot. Norfolk's ABC affiliate WVEC TV also reported on the mayors' comments on Thursday, March 22.
  • The ReelDreams Film Competition was mentioned in this Tuesday, March 20, release from The article names Jordan Work, one of the seven finalists in this annual competition. As a finalist, Jordan will fly to Virginia Beach, Va., to meet with competition judges and school officials.
  • Dr. Mark Walker '05 (Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship) senior pastor of Mount Paran North in Atlanta, was the featured speaker at the Secret Church at the Church Street Annex sponsored by Lee University, according to this Friday, March 16, article from The Chattanoogan.
  • Daniel Roberts '07 (Communication & the Arts) was singled out in the Saturday, March 17, Backstage review of the Actor's Co-op production of Long Day's Journey Into Night. He also received excellent reviews from and the Mad Theatrics blog.