Bushnell University awarded $800,000 Grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Venture Forward Capital Campaign grows with $800,000 grant and match for the construction of the Goodrich Hall Tower breathing new life into the 1908 historic building. Eugene, Ore. Feb 2, 2023 – Bushnell University is proud to announce that it has received a grant in the amount of $800,000 from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust…

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Turner Continues to Bring Us Together 

In 1885, the Turner family donated the property that has served as a host for the annual camp meeting now known as the Northwest Christian Convention (formerly the Oregon Christian Convention) for over 170 years. The historic Turner Tabernacle, built in 1891, has stood the test of time, reflecting God’s glory in every face of…

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Bushnell Trustee DeLeesa Meashintubby Named 2022 First Citizen

Eugene, Ore. – People often ask when DeLeesa Meashintubby finds the time to sleep. As the executive director at Volunteers in Medicine of Lane County, she plays a vital role in providing medical services for people who fall through the cracks. In addition, she also serves as pastor of St. Mark’s CME Church. Two full-time…

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Christmas for the Community

EUGENE, Ore. – The Bushnell athletic department has recently engaged in a few opportunities to support the local community during the holiday season. Each year, Bushnell athletic teams participate in an adopt-a-family program, pooling their efforts to provide gifts for children in need. This year, Bushnell was able to give a little Christmas spirit to…

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First Cohort of Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduate during Winter Commencement at Bushnell University

Dr. Reed Mueller, Vice President of Academic Affairs, to deliver address at first commencement in new role. Winter 2022 Commencement Program Eugene, Ore.—Dec 16, 2022—Bushnell University’s Board of Trustees will confer 50 baccalaureate degrees and 42 master’s degrees during its Winter Commencement on Friday December 16, 2022, at 6 pm in the Morse Center located…

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Beacons Shine During Academic Creativity and Excellence (ACE) Day

Eugene, Ore.—- Wednesday, December 7, 2022 Bushnell celebrated the end of the semester with Academic Creativity and Excellence Day, better known around campus as ACE Day. ACE Day is a time where students get to present topics from research they have done throughout the school year and include topics they are passionate about sharing with…

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Pilgrims Together: Maggie McCausland ’19 on the Camino de Santiago 

The Beacon had the privilege of catching up with alumna Maggie McCausland ’19 who has spent most of the pandemic serving alongside travelers along the Camino de Santiago (known in English as “The Way of St. James”) in Spain. “The Camino” as it is commonly known, is the most famous Christian pilgrimage in the world….

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Dr. Doyle Srader, Bushnell’s First Fulbright Scholar

The first time I taught interpersonal communication was in September 1994. Back then, when I told my family and friends what I taught, they would try to hide their smirks and say, a little mystified, “There are actual college classes about that? Don’t you learn how to do that just by being alive?” I don’t…

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Bushnell University School of Music and Performing Arts Presents Its Christmas Concert on December 3, at 4pm

A creative, educational, spiritual community helping talent find opportunity: BUSHNELL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS ITS CHRISTMAS CONCERT ON DECEMBER 3, AT 4 PM. Performance Saturday, December 3, at 4:00 PM The University Choir, Instrumental Ensemble, Chamber Ensemble, and Bushnell Chorale will perform Christmas classics, sacred works, and multi-ethnic repertoire in this…

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Evening of Tribute: The Beacon Awards

  Bushnell University’s Center for Leadership & Ethics hosted the 13th annual Evening of Tribute on November 15, 2022. Thank you to everyone who joined us in honoring this year’s recipients as we shine the light on those who continue to be Beacons in the community. Thank you to Moss Adams our presenting sponsor. Evening of…

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