School of Arts and Sciences

Internship Insights: Amanda Torres-Sanchez

EUGENE, Ore. – Amanda Torres-Sanchez, a senior interdisciplinary major at Bushnell University, recently fulfilled a long-held dream inspired by her high school involvement in the “Kids Helping Kids” program, a pageant-style fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). The CMN supports pediatric care in communities across the United States and Canada. 100% of funds raised in…

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Bushnell University Hosts Visiting Lecturer Dr. Vince Bantu to Explore “Is Christianity a Western Religion?”

EUGENE, Ore. — Bushnell University will host renowned scholar Dr. Vince Bantu on the subject of Christianity’s origins and its global identity. The conference, scheduled for February 27th and 28th, will explore the diverse narratives that shape our understanding of the Christian faith.   Keynote speaker Dr. Vince Bantu is a leading voice in uncovering…

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Bushnell Students Receive Scholarship Recognition

EUGENE, Ore. – Bushnell University is proud to announce that 12 students have been awarded scholarships by the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities (OAICU) for the 2023-24 school year. These scholarships, granted by various foundations and corporations, reflect the students’ exemplary achievements and dedication to academic excellence. The recipients of the scholarships and…

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Creating Safe Spaces

While studying at Bushnell University, Brittney Reineke ’12, M.A. ’15 chose to serve on a mission trip to Cambodia, an experience that helped her discover her calling and shape her career. Having earned her undergraduate degree in psychology and graduate degree in counseling at Bushnell, Reineke uses the skills she cultivated to serve the community…

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Internship Insights: Gabe Fatooh

EUGENE, Ore. – Gabe Fatooh, a senior communication major at Bushnell University, found inspiration for his internship at Everyone Village through his involvement in Bushnell’s student government, Associated Students of Bushnell University (ASBU). As a member of ASBU, Fatooh partnered with Everyone Village and Pastor Gabe Piechowicz ’19, the director of Everyone Village, during the…

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Dr. Doyle Srader Reflects on Time as a Fulbright in Japan

Written by Dr. Doyle Srader I spent much of my sixteenth year as a Bushnell professor rubbing my eyes in astonishment. Japan is beautiful, orderly, quirky, tidy, ancient, space-age, fallible, conflicted, confusing, confused, inexplicable, and heartbreakingly lovable.   But Japan and its people were not what astonished me the most. In September 2022, I stepped into…

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Internship Insights: Aly Mirabile

EUGENE, Ore. – Senior Aly Mirabile, a biology major from Eugene, embarked on an internship this fall semester that provided her with invaluable real-world experience. Drawn to the medical field and aspiring to pursue nursing, Mirabile chose an internship with Volunteers in Medicine that allowed her to explore the intricacies of healthcare.   Her day-to-day tasks at…

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Bushnell University Celebrates Academic Excellence

EUGENE, Ore. — Bushnell University wrapped up the term by hosting its much-anticipated Academic Creativity and Excellence (ACE) Day, a bi-annual colloquium of intellectual talent and innovative spirit, founded by Dr. Tim Bergquist. This event, held each semester, offers a unique platform for graduating students to present their capstone research projects and for other students…

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Empowering Stories of Perseverance and Success

EUGENE, Ore. – On November 8, Bushnell University celebrated First-Gen College Day, a day dedicated to honoring and supporting first-generation college students. These individuals – whose parents did not attend college – often face unique challenges in their pursuit of higher education. However, stories of resilience and determination from both Bushnell University first-gen college students…

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Fall Sports Place 35 on Academic All-CCC Team

EUGENE, Ore. – The Cascade Collegiate Conference announced the student-athletes who earned U.S. Bank Academic All-Conference honors this week in men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, and volleyball. 35 members of the Bushnell teams were selected. To earn recognition as an Academic All-CCC honoree, a student-athlete must have a minimum cumulative GPA…

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