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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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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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Student Ambassadors on Mission Together

Jaron Carter ’23 and Miriam Gutierrez ’22 may have come to Bushnell University on different pathways, but they have found themselves on the same one as Summer Student Ambassadors for the Office of Admission. Together, they welcome prospective students to campus and they represent the best of what it means to be a Beacon.  Jaron,…

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Bushnell Students Return with Record Undergraduate Enrollment

As the 2022-23 academic year gets underway at Bushnell University, undergraduate enrollment has reached record numbers and graduate student enrollment has nearly rebounded from pre-pandemic levels. With an overall enrollment of more than 700 students and a traditional undergraduate student body of nearly 400 students, Bushnell is reaching numbers not achieved before.  Of the 700…

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Impacting the Trajectory of Business

Throughout its history, Bushnell University has developed academic programs in response to the needs of industry. Business, leadership, and technology are no exception. For over 40 years, management courses have been part of the curriculum. In the late 1980’s, the degree completion program launched with management as its primary draw, attracting working adults who were…

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Why Study History at Bushnell?

Professor Melisa Ortiz-Berry is likely one of the most qualified history professors you’ll meet at Bushnell. With a Ph.D. in history from Claremont Graduate University, no less than 3 master’s degrees in theology, and an undergraduate degree from Loyola Marymount University, it takes just one step into her reenactment class to see that she is…

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From Russia with Love

Dr. Ernest Bonat joined Bushnell in 2020 as the first faculty member of the software engineering program. Bonat takes the helm of this new program with a passion to prepare Christian students for the highly competitive world of technology.  Dr. Bonat’s personal story is one of opportunity, perseverance, and faith. He grew up in Cuba…

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“A low door in the wall”: An Introduction to the Song Nai Rhee Honors Program

In his aesthetic and spiritual masterpiece, Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh conjures up the Oxford of his youth in the 1920’s—an Oxford as yet unsullied, to his mind, by the encroaching efficiencies (and horrors) of modernity. For Waugh, the magic lay not in Oxford’s lecture halls or prescribed courses of study, but in the unfettered exchange…

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A Historic All-Female Hall of Fame Induction

On April 25th, Bushnell celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Title IX with an All-Female induction class into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Inducted into the Hall of Fame were the 1975 Volleyball team, the 2011 Women’s Cross Country team and longtime cross country and track coach Dr. Heike McNeil. Pre-dating the start of the “Title IX…

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Healing and Health for the World

We’ve all had a moment when the compassion and care of a nurse has touched our lives. Perhaps a smile while caring for a new baby, a calm voice in an emergency room, support during an unexpected diagnosis, or prayer while holding the hand of a loved one for the last time. Nurses help heal…

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