AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY NEWS



Azusa Conservatory Offers Free Tuition for Kids' Summer Camps
The Azusa Conservatory, sponsored by the Azusa Pacific University School of Music, is offering free tuition for their summer camps where kids of all ages can learn different types of music from APU professors.


Azusa Conservatory Offers Free Tuition for Summer Camps
The Azusa Conservatory, sponsored by the Azusa Pacific University School of Music, is offering free tuition for their summer camps where kids of all ages can learn different types of music from APU professors.


APU Professor Marsha Fowler Receives Fulbright Award
Marsha Fowler, Ph.D., professor of spirituality and ethics at Azusa Pacific University, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.


APU Administrator and Professor Kimberly Denu Receives Fulbright Award
Kimberly Denu, Ph.D., vice president and chief diversity officer at Azusa Pacific University, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.


APU Professor Stuart Strother Receives Fulbright Award
Stuart Strother, Ph.D., professor of economics and business management at Azusa Pacific University, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.


APU Hosts “Expand Your Expertise” Conference for Educators
Azusa Pacific University’s Division of Teacher Education hosts “Expanding Your Expertise: Tricks of the Trade for Teachers,” a professional development conference for general education and special education teachers.


APU Hosts Foundation for Women Warriors Community Workshop
The Foundation for Women Warriors offers a Connect With Community event for veteran women to meet and network with local businesswomen, hosted by Azusa Pacific University.


APU Graduate Tara Edwards Receives Fulbright Award
Recent Azusa Pacific University graduate Tara Edwards, a resident of Victorville, California, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.


APU Graduate Corrie Henderson Receives Fulbright Award
Recent Azusa Pacific University graduate Corrie Henderson, a West Lafayette, Indiana resident, received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2018-19 school year.


Glendora Resident Named Vice President for Student Life at APU
Azusa Pacific University President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, announced the appointment of Glendora resident Shino Simons, Ph.D., as vice president for student life following a nationwide search, effective July 1.


APU Names Brandy Chappell to Oversee New Center for Public Affairs
Azusa Pacific University has named Rancho Cucamonga resident Brandy N. Chappell, DPPD, founding director of its Sacramento-based Center for Public Affairs, launching in 2019.


APU to Hold Spring Commencement
Approximately 1702 students will graduate from Azusa Pacific University on Sat., May 5, 2018, at the university’s spring commencement ceremonies.


APU Sees Increase in Admitted Students from Azusa Unified
Azusa Unified School District celebrated its graduating seniors who received admittance to Azusa Pacific University in two ceremonies that took place on April 24, 2018, at Azusa and Gladstone high schools.


University College Announces Name Change and Independent Accreditation
University College, an affiliate of Azusa Pacific University and a significant part of the evolving Azusa Pacific University System, will change its name to Los Angeles Pacific University (LAPU) and was granted separate accreditation.


Jon R. Wallace Accepts New Role as APU President Emeritus
Azusa Pacific President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, announced today his plan to step away from his position on June 30, 2019. He has accepted an invitation by the Board of Trustees to continue his APU service in a new role¬–as president emeritus.


U.S. News & World Report Ranks APU's MSW Program in Top 100 in the U.S.
U.S. News & World Report ranks APU's Master's in Social Work Program as one of the top 100 in the United States.


APU Theater Presents The Sneeze
Azusa Pacific University Theater concludes its 23rd season with The Sneeze, a modern drama comprised of four one-act plays and four short stories.


APU Hosts Spring Scholarship Benefit with Christian Recording Artist Nichole Nordeman
The Azusa Pacific University Scholarship Association (APUSA) invites you to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at our annual Spring Benefit.


Local Fourth Graders are College Headed and Mighty Proud
APU's College Headed and Mighty Proud (C.H.A.M.P.) program celebrates its 27th year of introducing the idea of college to more than 13,000 fourth-grade students in the local community.About 200 more will graduate from the program on April 11.


Strengths Scholar and Riverside Resident Named Vice President/Chief Diversity Officer at Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, announced the appointment of Riverside resident Keith E. Hall, Ed.D., as vice president/chief diversity officer, effective July 1.


Christian Universities Generate $60 Billion for U.S. Economy, Study Finds
An independent study finds that Christian schools generate $60 billion each year for the U.S. economy. The same report finds that APU generates a $1.25 billion economic impact within the state each year.


APU Hosts Sixth Annual Spanish Spelling Bee
For the sixth year, high school students will compete in a Spanish language spelling bee, organized by APU’s Department of Modern Languages and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Vista Higher Learning.


APU Launches Animation Degree with 20th Anniversary Screening of Mulan
Azusa Pacific University celebrates the launch of its Bachelor of Arts in Animation and Visual Effects with a special 20th anniversary screening of the Walt Disney animated feature Mulan.


APU Hosts 38th Annual History Day L.A.
On Sat., March 17, L.A. County schools gather at Azusa Pacific University's West Campus to explore history and deliver presentations at the 38th annual History Day L.A.


Azusa Pacific University Receives $300,000 Grant for a Convergent Media Center
The Ahmanson Foundation recently awarded Azusa Pacific University a $300,000 grant toward the construction of a convergent media center to equip journalism and public relations students.