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Beacon Magazine: Vision + Call = Impact

The Christian vision for a life well-lived is irrevocably tied to one’s ability to listen to God’s call. And yet “calling” can be a slippery concept to pin down in our lives, filled as they are with desires, both rightly ordered and not, duties that we embrace or shirk. In a contemporary culture ever redesigned…

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Bushnell Nursing Student Stephen Dambrov Advocates for Nursing Education and Health Equity at AACN Student Policy Summit in Washington D.C. 

EUGENE, Ore. – Stephen Dambrov, a Bushnell University nursing student, recently attended the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Student Policy Summit in Washington D.C. Dambrov was inspired to attend the summit to help improve the healthcare system and nursing education in the USA. He expressed his motivation behind attending the summit as supporting…

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Q and A with Resident Assistants Melody Garcia and Matthew Wilhite

Melody Garcia and Matthew Wilhite are currently resident assistants (RA) at Bushnell University. In this Q&A, they share their individual experiences on what RA life is like and what it takes to be successful.   What do your daily tasks include as an RA? Melody: My RA daily tasks consist of making sure my hall residents…

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Samantha Silver Presented with NAIA’s Dr. Leroy Walker Champion of Character Award

EUGENE, Ore. – Samantha Silver, a senior on the Bushnell University softball team, was presented earlier this month with the NAIA’s Dr. Leroy Walker Champion of Character Award at the NAIA convention in New Orleans. Silver was announced as the recipient of the award back in September and is Bushnell’s first recipient of any NAIA…

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Q and A with Assistant Professor Ally Goertzen

Ally Goertzen is an assistant professor of school counseling at Bushnell University and has been at the university since 2019. In this Q and A, she shares her role at Bushnell University and what led her to a career in school counseling. Goertzen is committed to overcoming mental health issues and is enthusiastic about empowering…

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Q and A with Accessibility Coordinator Elizabeth Bruno

Elizabeth Bruno is the accessibility coordinator for Bushnell University, and the role she plays is crucial to Bushnell’s student learning experience. In this Q and A, she shares a bit about herself and how she came to be in this position at Bushnell.   Elizabeth Bruno is passionate about providing students with an environment where…

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Q and A with Associate Head Coach for Track & Field George Walcott

George Walcott is the associate head coach for track and field at Bushnell University and has been with the program since 2013. In this Q and A, he shares what motivates him and what his role at Bushnell looks like.   George Walcott is passionate about his faith and helping young men and women grow….

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A Year in, Bushnell School of Nursing is Poised for Growth

Eugene, Ore.—Feb. 24, 2023—It’s been twelve months since Bushnell University launched its Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, and the first graduates are already licensed and employed as registered nurses. The ability to quickly turn aspiring nurses into licensed professionals is what led Bushnell to create the accelerated pathway. This specialized program is…

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Bushnell University and Douglas ESD Expand Counseling and Mental Health Programs with New $7 million Federal Grant

Eugene, OR— Feb 5, 2023– Bushnell University is excited to announce a new partnership with Douglas Education Service District (DESD) to give educational opportunities for students in the local Douglas County community. The partnership is funded through a new $7 million grant DESD received from the U.S. Department of Education for School-Based Mental Health programs….

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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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