In The News
Welcome to the APCU News Blog! The posts below highlight activities and accomplishments from our member institutions as well as other items of interest from the world of higher education.
Thursday, July 04 2019
Waynesburg University has been named a 2019-2020 College of Distinction for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes American higher education institutions for their commitment to the implementation of High-Impact Educational Practices. The University was also named a Pennsylvania College of Distinction and Christian College of Distinction. More.
Wednesday, July 03 2019
Hannam University was once again confirmed as a bona fide gateway to entrepreneurship with a fourth place ranking on a nationwide university entrepreneurship index. Hannam placed fourth in a June 14 assessment of 247 four-year and 170 two-year higher education institutions in South Korea by Maeil Business News. Its strong performance in the area of entrepreneurship included a first place ranking for sales by faculty start-ups, a sixth-place ranking for student entrepreneurship support funding, and a tenth-place ranking for number of student entrepreneurs and student start-ups. More.
Sunday, June 23 2019
The NCAA Division III Membership Committee has approved Belhaven University for full, active NCAA membership beginning this fall with the 2019-20 academic year. The membership provides the Blazers' 17 sports programs immediate eligibility for both American Southwest Conference (ASC) and NCAA postseason championships, full NCAA member voting privileges, and access to all NCAA opportunities, awards, and recognition. More.
Friday, June 21 2019
Madeleine K. Albright, the first female Secretary of State and at that time, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the United States government, will deliver the 59th John Findley Green Foundation Lecture this September at Westminster College in Fulton, MO.
Thursday, June 20 2019
Cynthia Warrick, Ph.D., is passionate about education and uplifting our community. In 2017, she was named the seventh president of Stillman College. She also has the distinction of being the first female president in the college’s 143-year history. Rolling out spoke with Warrick about the importance of historically Black colleges and universities and the challenges she’s endured as a female president. More.
Sunday, June 16 2019
UJ has launched five new online degree programs. The suite of programs includes bachelor’s degrees in Financial Planning & Wealth Management, Industrial Management, Emerging Media, and Human Resources in addition to a master’s degree in Leadership. Program offerings are set to expand further in the coming months. More.
Saturday, June 15 2019
The Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) will be returning to Centre College after a six-year hiatus, marking the 30th year that the College will host the program. The program was founded at Centre in 1983, and campus director Brian Rich indicated his delight that the program is returning to its “original host.” More.
Saturday, June 15 2019
“War is a bad thing,” said James Feltz, Sr., of St. Peters, MO, who was engaged in the invasion of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. “There’s no glory in it whatsoever.” He made his comments following a service at America’s National Churchill Museum at Westminster College (MO) on June 6, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. More.
Thursday, June 13 2019
The University of the Ozarks’ Pat Walker Teacher Education Program has been granted accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through 2024. U of O’s program was one of 42 providers (colleges and universities) from 23 states and the District of Columbia that earned accreditation from CAEP during its spring review for their educator preparation programs (EPPs). More.
Monday, June 10 2019
An abundance of enthusiasm ushered in the 77th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Rhododendron Girls State at Davis & Elkins College on June 8th. This premier experiential hands-on program allows rising high school seniors from across the Mountain State to focus on citizenship and patriotism, and develop leadership and pride as American citizens. More.