Service

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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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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Embrace the Community Day – 2022

Serve one another humbly and in love. These words by the Apostle Paul written in his letter to Galatia resonates with the Bushnell community in terms of how we serve others. Embrace the Community, better known around campus as ETC Day, is a time where we pause classes for the day and allow our students,…

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Samantha Silver Wins NAIA Character Award

Official NAIA Release Bushnell senior softball player Samantha Silver has been named the winner of the NAIA’s Dr. Leroy Walker Champion of Character Award, as announced as part of the NAIA’s National Awards Day on September 15. Silver is Bushnell’s first recipient of any NAIA major award and was the third Beacon to be nominated…

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Bushnell University Announces Fulbright Award for 2022-2023

June 10, 2022 Eugene, OR— Bushnell University is pleased to announce that Dr. Doyle Srader has received Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for the 2022-2023 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Dr. Doyle Srader is one of over 800 U.S. citizens who will conduct research and teach…

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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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Visit James Bushnell’s Grave at Historic Pioneer Luper Cemetery over Memorial Day Weekend – May 28, 29, 30

Luper Pioneer Cemetery will open the vehicle gate at 30391 Beacon Drive West (north of Eugene’s Santa Clara neighborhood) from 9 AM to 4 PM May 28, 29, 30 (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday) so people can walk the grounds and take a self-guided tour of this historic site. Every year students from Bushnell University work…

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Celebrating 22 Years of Leadership & Service by Dr. Dennis Lindsay

Eugene, Ore.—- For 22 years Dr. Dennis Lindsay has served Bushnell University with excellence and grace spanning three different University presidents. The past 17 years he has served as the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) and it is “with a mixture of excitement and loss” writes current President Dr. Joseph Womack “though I am…

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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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