38 Organizations Participate in 2014 SLT Fair

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By: Dale Kramer, Senior Communication and Psychology major

14992053227_89518b0d02_kGrace 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 38 Organizations Participate in 2014 SLT Fair

$1 Million Gift Establishes Grace University School of Professional and Graduate Studies

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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 $1 Million Gift Establishes Grace University School of Professional and Graduate Studies

Concert Pianist Sam Rotman to Perform at Grace University

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Sam Rotman Publicity Photo 4.12 MBRenowned 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 Concert Pianist Sam Rotman to Perform at Grace University

Grace University President Emeritus Publishes New Book

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9781490821375_COVER.inddDr. 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 Grace University President Emeritus Publishes New Book

Grace Students Participate in Day of Service

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GraceGoProject2014(3)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 Students Participate in Day of Service

Counseling Department Chair Recognized by American Psychotherapy Association®

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Vermooten, LindaDr. 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 Counseling Department Chair Recognized by American Psychotherapy Association®

Speaker’s Bureau Established to Share God’s Work at Grace

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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 Speaker’s Bureau Established to Share God’s Work at Grace