By: Dale Kramer, Senior Communication and Psychology major
Grace University held its 2014 Servant Leadership Training (SLT) Fair on Friday, September 5, on campus in the Jim Classen Gymnasium. The fair provided an opportunity for vendors to meet Grace students and set them up with service roles in their respective ministries.
The SLT program is a key distinctive of a Grace University education. As part of each academic program, students volunteer each week to gain ministry and leadership experience. Each year, students give more than 20,000 hours of service to the community. Continue reading
Grace University today announced the establishment of the School of Professional and Graduate Studies, the result of a $1 million gift from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. With this gift, the Grace University Board of Trustees has, to date, committed $1.7 million to the Growing with Grace campaign. For this campaign, Grace University has set a goal of raising $2.9 million by June 30, 2015. Continue reading
Each year Grace University, with a student population of fewer than 500 students, gives back more than 25,000 hours of community service to organizations like the Salvation Army, Girl Scouts and the Hope Center for Kids. Continue reading
Renowned international pianist Sam Rotman will be performing at Grace University on Friday, September 12, in Suckau Chapel at 7 p.m.
Rotman is a Juilliard graduate and award winning pianist who has performed more than 2,600 concerts in 59 countries. Enjoy the beautiful music, along with hearing Rotman’s inspiring testimony of how he came to know Christ after being raised in the Jewish faith. Continue reading
Dr. James Eckman, president emeritus of Grace University, has published a new book A Covenant People – Israel from Abraham to the Present. The book features a history of the Jewish people from the Old Testament through the modern period, including the creation of the Jewish homeland if Israel in 1948 and their current struggle for survival.
The publisher (Thomas Nelson) describes the book as “an indispensable handbook for understanding today’s Middle East and the importance of the Jewish people.”
A Covenant People is currently available for purchase on the West Bow Press (a division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan) website: www.westbowpress.com, as well as Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com. Continue reading
Even before classes began, Grace University students made a difference in our community by reaching out and serving others.
“All for the glory of God. That’s what everything we’re doing out here is — to represent Christ well. We know that Christ served others and he served us, and we want to show others Christ’s love through our service,” said CJ Snodgrass, student body president. Continue reading
Grace University alumni and their families are invited to renew old relationships and make new ones at this year’s Homecoming celebration.
Plan now to enjoy another great day on the links at Golf4Grace on July 21 at Indian Creek. This annual tournament is a key component of funding scholarships at Grace University. Each year, golfers help raise valuable resources that empower students to reach their goal of higher education. Continue reading
Dr. Linda Vermooten has been awarded Member status in the American Psychotherapy Association® and recognition as a Board Certified Professional Counselor. Member status in the association is reserved for individuals who are devoted to the field of psychotherapy and committed to continuing their education.
Dr. Vermooten leads the Grace University counseling department and oversees the new Grace University Counseling Center located in the former St. Joseph’s Hospital building at 825 Dorcas St., Omaha. Continue reading
In an effort to share the work being done at Grace University, a speaker’s bureau has been established to reach out to business and community organizations, civic groups, churches and youth groups. The goal is to share what God is doing on campus and to develop new friends and advocates for Grace. Continue reading