The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) has awarded the distinguished Biblical Higher Education award to Dr. James Eckman, president emeritus of Grace University. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in advancing and assuring quality biblical higher education.
Dr. Eckman was recognized because of his nearly 20 years of commitment to biblical higher education and the ABHE – chairing 20 accreditation review teams, serving on the ABHE Commission for two terms and serving on the ABHE board. He served as AHBE Board chairman for three years and helped raise more than $100,000 for the ABHE’s leadership center in Orlando. Continue reading
“Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!” - Psalm 95:1
The Grace University Chamber Singers are sharing joyful music around the globe. They recently departed on a nine-day tour through the Czech Republic and Germany. They will be performing 14 concerts in Prague, Pirna, Dresden, Halle, Leipzig, Magdeburg and Berlin. Continue reading
The annual Masterworks Concert featuring the great music of Grace University choruses, Masterworks Chorus and the Masterworks Orchestra, showcases the work of Stephen Schwartz: Children of Eden. Join us Friday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Suckau Chapel (840 Pine St., Omaha) on the Grace University campus. Tickets are $5 at the door.
The event is a partnership between 70 students and staff, and more than 40 community musicians. Dr. Greg Zielke, music program director, has led the musicians throughout two months of rehearsals preparing for Friday’s Concert.
The Department of International Studies and Grace University Student Body Association are honored to host Carl Medearis as the keynote speaker of the 2014 Jared T. Burkholder Conference on Global Engagement.
The conference will be held on the Grace University campus Feb. 24-26, concluding in a Day of Prayer on Feb. 27.
The Grace University music department presented “Guys and Dolls” as its annual winter musical. Hundreds of people took in the show with the message of redemption – reaching out to those who need Christ and meeting them where they are to share the Gospel.
Following are photos from the show and a letter from the director, Mackenzie Dehmer. Continue reading
On a bone-chilling Saturday night, Grace University musicians warmed the hearts of hundreds of people at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha.
The voices and instruments of Grace University students joined with the Millard South High School choir to fill the Witherspoon Concert Hall on Saturday, Dec. 7 for the Festival of Christmas Scholarship Concert presented by American National Bank. Continue reading
There is no better way to celebrate homecoming than by officially opening the doors of a new counseling center to continue Grace University’s service in the Omaha community. The new Grace University Counseling Center and College of Graduate Studies are located in the former St. Joseph’s Hospital building at 825 Dorcas St., Omaha. A ribbon-cutting was held on Oct. 18 to celebrate the new facility.
Grace University has the largest new student enrollment in more than 30 years. The number of new students arriving on campus from across the country total 161, which is a 55 percent increase over 2012. This is also the second consecutive year that enrollment has increased for the private, Christian university. Enrollment data show that while the top number of students are from Nebraska, California is ranked as the number two home state for new Grace University students. Additional incoming freshman are already applying for the January 2014 semester. Continue reading
Grace University is expanding its EXCEL adult degree completion program because of its commitment to serving students and making Christian higher education more available locally, nationally and internationally.
The EXCEL degree completion program offers professional degrees in Business Leadership, Psychology, and Christian Ministry. Courses are five to six weeks long and classes meet in the evenings or online, making the EXCEL program a great fit for those working full time or serving in the military. Students typically complete the accelerated program, earning a bachelor’s degree, within an average of 16 months.
Grace University is committed to offering a quality, biblically based education at an affordable price. Scholarships are offered specifically for EXCEL students who qualify. Continue reading
During the annual Golf4Grace tournament on July 22 at Indian Creek in Elkhorn, Neb., more than 90 golfers and Grace University staff members teamed up to raise scholarship funds. This annual tournament is a key component of funding Grace University scholarships that empower students to reach their goal of biblically-based Christian higher education.
Golfers of all skill levels took home great prizes during this four-person tournament. In spite of the heat, participants had a great time! At the reception, prizes were awarded for the best and worst play. Attendees also took a quiz and those with perfect scores won tickets to Grace University fine arts events.