School of Bible & World Christianity

Kayla Coalwell Emerges Victorious in Bash Whistler Bible Contest

EUGENE, Ore. – In a testament to academic excellence and spiritual depth, Bushnell University proudly announces that Kayla Coalwell, a sophomore majoring in teacher education, emerged victorious in Bushnell’s Bash-Whistler Bible Contest. The annual competition, hosted during the spring semester at Bushnell’s weekly chapel, showcased three exceptional finalists, including Kalani Miller, a senior bible major…

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Empowering Clients Through Real Estate

Bushnell University’s distinctive small-knit community welcomes students to connect with one another in fellowship and mutual support across departments. This inviting atmosphere provided recent graduate Riley Anderson ’20, with the opportunity to develop meaningful connections. While studying theology at Bushnell, he cultivated his passion for real estate and connected with other individuals who share that…

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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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Answering the Call

While studying communication at Bushnell University, Brad Keller ’20, gave his life to Christ. Only a few years after earning his B.A. in Communication, he became the Youth Pastor at Ekklesia Church in Eugene, Oregon. Keller shares his transformative journey and calls his fellow believers to minister in whatever ways they have been called.  What…

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Bushnell University Celebrates Enrollment Surge for 2023-24

EUGENE, Ore. – Bushnell University is thrilled to announce record-breaking enrollment figures for the 2023-2024 academic year, marking a monumental achievement in the institution’s history. The university has seen unprecedented growth in various enrollment categories, reinforcing its commitment to academic excellence and student success.  Michael Fuller, M.S., Vice President for Enrollment and Special Assistant to…

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Annalee McIntosh ‘23 Recognized as Promising Scholar

Eugene, Ore. – Annalee McIntosh ‘23 was recently honored with the Stone-Campbell Journal Promising Scholar Award this past spring. Among 18 students honored, McIntosh was one of only six undergraduates selected by the faculty.   The Stone-Campbell Journal is an academic publication dedicated to promoting scholarly research and discourse within the fields of theology, philosophy, history, apologetics,…

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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 each and every…

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36 Beacons Named to Academic All-District Teams for 2022-23

EUGENE, Ore. – 36 Beacons were honored as members of the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Teams throughout the 2022-23 sports seasons. The Academic All-District teams, selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA), recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. Bushnell’s 2022-23 honorees are: Men’s Soccer…

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Most Tenured Professor Retires After 29 Years of Service

EUGENE, Ore. – Bushnell University bids farewell to Dr. Mick Bollenbaugh its most tenured full-time employee, as he retires after 29-plus years of service to the university.  Dr. Bollenbaugh’s contributions to Bushnell University were enormous. As Professor of Philosophy and Biblical Studies, he impacted the lives of countless students, inspiring them to reach their full…

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