Grace University’s new executive director of athletics and athletic development has hit the bases running and is already serving the community in his first days in his new hometown.
Thaddis Bosley Jr., who is helping architect the expansion of Grace University athletics and leading the new Grace University baseball team, is using his love for Christ and skill at baseball during Fellowship of Christian Athlete outreach events held prior to the NCAA College World Series held annually in Omaha. Continue reading
More than 35 high school juniors and seniors, recent high school graduates, transfer students, and their parents traveled to Omaha for a fun weekend at Grace University. The “Experience Grace” event incorporated the best of what Grace University and Omaha have to offer!
“The ‘Experience Grace’ event was a fantastic way for students to see firsthand how a biblically integrated Christian education fits into God’s call on their life,” said Tara Koth, director of admissions.
The Grace University Band enjoyed a two-week May concert tour in China. More than 20 students and community musicians performed for more than 15,000 people during 11 concerts in four southern cities.
The main component of the trip is creating personal relationships with the Chinese people. During previous trips in 2007 and in 2010, strong relationships were built and the team has seen the impact of continuing these friendships. The Chinese people are very interested in talking with musicians at great length. Taiyuan, Pingyao, Changzhi, and Yuci do not attract tourists or business travelers, so Grace musicians are some of the few Americans people living there may ever encounter.
Omaha, Neb.—Grace University has announced the hiring of former major league player and coach Thaddis Bosley, Jr., to lead the expansion of its athletic programs.
“Thad Bosley’s leadership experience, vision, passion for growth and development of young people, and communication ability has prepared him for leading our athletics to a new level of excellence,” said Dr. David Barnes, president of Grace University. “Our teams have a long history of performing well on and off the field. Thad will be able to move our students to the next level athletically, academically and spiritually.”
Teams from across eastern Nebraska and western Iowa competed Friday, April 19, in the first annual Grace University high school quiz bowl tournament.
The Bellevue East team of Erik Ingram, Nate Crawford, Matt Cummins, Helen Timmins, and Chayce Kenny won first place in the advanced division. Each member of the winning team received a $1,500 scholarship to Grace. Team members from Lincoln Southwest earned second place and a $1,000 scholarship. Waverly’s “B” team won third place and each member of the team received a $750 scholarship.
The Graduate College at Grace University is expanding ministry opportunities and doubling its size with the addition of three new highly sought-after programs.
“We are excited to offer our community more options for Christian higher education at the graduate level,” said Dr. David M. Barnes, president of Grace University. “We want our students prepared for ministries in key career fields, and these graduate programs are an important outreach opportunity.”
“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21
There is no better time than right now for Grace University’s unique mission to develop Christ-centered servant leaders for the home, the church and the world. More than ever, our culture and our world need educated professionals who live and walk in the path of Christ.
The voices of Grace University’s Chorale are returning home from a seven-city, spring break concert tour through the western U.S.
All are welcome as the Grace University Chorale lifts their voices in praise through an uplifting performance April 7 at First Covenant Church at 4 p.m. First Covenant Church is located at 201 N 90th in Omaha. The concert is free and no tickets are required.
Grace University has announced the addition of women’s soccer to its lineup of varsity athletic programs as part of an overall undergraduate and graduate program expansion and development of a top-ranked athletic program.
World Cup soccer player and former Husker Tanya Franck Benning has been selected as the first head coach of the women’s soccer team. Coach Benning has a strong collegiate and professional background and a solid reputation in the metro soccer community. Her strengths include her solid tactical skills and her talent for developing the character of her players. These traits make her a compelling recruiter both locally and nationally.
Alumni from Oregon to Nebraska are invited to enjoy a visit from the Grace University Chorale. You will enjoy selections based on the theme Christ: the alpha and omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.