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Christian Higher Education - 2008


A Musical Mission to Kiev
Sacred music performed at Trinity Western University’s Christmas concert will be heard in Ukraine – a former Communist state.

Redeemer President Will Step Down
Justin Cooper, who has served Redeemer University for 30 years, has plans to serve Christian education through other avenues.

Reformation and Arts Travel Study Course
On a unique travel course, participants will follow the footsteps of the Reformers through the historic European cities of Berlin, Leipzig, Erfurt, Augsburg and Geneva.

Delegation from Mennonite Universities Visits Iran
A delegation from six Canadian and U.S. Mennonite universities visited Iran recently to explore opportunities for academic collaboration with Iranian universities.

Spending Time and Saving Money
It empties our bank accounts and fills our stomachs. It doesn't grow on trees, yet it's green and 'leaves' when school begins. What is it?

CMU Joins the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
The AUCC is the voice of Canada’s universities, representing 93 Canadian public and private universities and university-degree level colleges.

Genocide in the 20th Century
In the 20th century Genocide has claimed the lives of about 60,000,000 people – half the population of Canada.

Posterski Named to Chair of Leadership
The R.J. Bernardo Family Chair of Leadership aims to raise the bar of excellence in Christian leadership in the church, the marketplace, and the public sphere.

Couple Donates $1 Million to CMU
The $1 million endowment from a Calgary couple to buy books and other resources for the CMU library “is a wonderful gift.”

Technology, Robot Uprisings, and the Heart
The greatest dangers of technology may not be in robot uprisings. They are much more subtle.

Mark Noll to Speak at CMU
The U.S. author and scholar, Mark Noll, will lecture on the state of Christianity in Canada at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg on October 21-22, 2008.

Retiring Ambrose President Looks Back in Awe
After 12 years of service, George Durance recalls remarkable events in the formation of the institution he helped found.

Tyndale Students Access Expanded Variety of Online Courses
Through an expanded distance education program, seminary students may now take one year of academic courses online toward an M Th or an M Div degree.

Learning Helps Women Discover Their Passion
Education is more than a philosophy for Lynn Smith, the former dean of students and VP of student development at Tyndale College and Seminary. It is a way of life.

Students Practice Voluntary Simplicity
As part of a course, students were required to incorporate some aspect of simplicity into their lives. The results “surprised and intimidated” the instructor.

Lost in Translation 
International scholars will congregate at Trinity Western University to discuss the Septuagint at a September 2008 conference.

University Students Develop a Video Game 
A unique interdisciplinary project gave Trinity Western University students an opportunity to apply their skills and develop a marketable entertainment product.

Education Helps Prof Save Lives
Professor Popsicle ”has frozen more people in the world than anyone else in the last 30 years.”

Education Beyond the Classroom Walls 
Q & A about the importance of travel in rounding out a good Christian education.

New Partnership Between CHEC and the EI Group 
The partnership will put Christian higher education options “on the radar” for post-secondary students, parents and guidance counsellors.

Lessons from a Ship 
Spiritual growth, world discovery, adventure!  An ocean voyage to distant lands on a tallship teaches young people about life.

One Young Pilot’s Path Into Service with MAF 
From childhood, he dreamed of being a carrier missionary pilot. The adventure and reward of flying for missions more than made up for the years of training.

Tyndale Launches Capital Campaign, Anticipates Thousands of New Students
Tyndale is extending their campus and has launched a $58 million capital campaign – $37 million of which is already raised.

Preparing Students for Life and Ministry 
Looking for a college or university to attend?  Canadian Christian higher education institutions have much to offer.

Online Learning Helps Students Make Sense of University World
An innovative online program is helping students gain post-secondary credits without darkening the door of a university.

Course Teaches Teens a Christian Worldview
A home-schooling mother of five has launched a course to help young people continue in their faith as they enter adulthood and assume responsibility for their own lives.

Bold and Evangelical
Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto aims to vastly increase its enrolment – and its influence.

Trinity Western Alumna’s Work on Vancouver’s Eastside is Rewarded 
Two Trinity Western alumni were recognized during the well-known West coast banquet, the Courage to Come Back awards.

We should check the accuracy of our perceptions. When Christians act out of mistaken perceptions, they become a significant stumbling block in the Body of Christ.

The Israel Experience 
A Columbia Bible College biblical studies course takes students on a month-long cultural encounter to Israel.

TWU Announces Biotechnology Major
This program will allow students to study intense science and business courses in the classroom and to explore career options that they may not have considered.

TWU Launches Religion Institute 
A group of scholars recently launched the Religion in Canada Institute to serve as a nucleus for religious research and scholarly networking in Canada.

The ‘Titanic’ Disaster: Life Snatched from the Jaws of Death for One TWU Student 
April 15 is the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic 98 years ago. Events that night determined that Trinity Western student Tori Thompson would exist today.

Is Christian Higher Education an Endangered Species? 
If the Church is to influence the future of this country, its young people must be strong in their faith and know how to engage culture thoughtfully and critically.

Online Elevation 
The Internet can be a “black hole” for stealing time. If you’re going to spend time on the Internet, spend it on things that matter.

GPS: God’s Plan for School
Making the leap from high school to post secondary is a big one. When you’re looking for a school, be sure to pray as you go!

Dealing with Disappointment:  The Epic Adventure of Emotion 
By learning to weather the storms that are sent your way, you can turn life’s battles into victories of spiritual growth.

Same-Sex Attraction Discussed at CMU Forum 

Is Christianity a Non-Western Religion? 
Is Christianity a non-western religion? TWU invites the public to attend free lectures on the topic.

Life Writing Class Added to School of Writing at CMU 
Writers aspiring to record their life stories can benefit from a workshop offered at Canadian Mennonite University in May 2008.

Tyndale is Approved to Offer B.Ed. 
The new 12-month Bachelor of Education program will be distinctive, and the first class will begin in July 2008.




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