Cedarville welcomes Grace Norman home from Rio
Freshman Grace Norman greets family, friends and community coming home from the Rio paralympics. Norman won gold in the triathalon and bronze in the 400m.
Additional photos of Norman's homecoming
Meet Jennifer Taggart, Cedars’ new editor-in-chief
Jennifer Taggart is a senior journalism major from northern Ohio. She first came to Cedarville as a high school student for a summer journalism camp. The past three years, she has worked as a reporter and section editor for Cedars. Watch this video for her personal story. It was produced near the end of last school year by freshman journalism student Keegan D'Alfonso, who is serving as the off-campus news editor this year.
Born Out of the Fires of Failure
Andy Graff hadn’t written one creative sentence since editors rejected the novel he’d spent seven years writing. Two years had passed since the manuscript he’d labored over through college, grad school and beyond found a home in his dresser drawer, never to be read by anyone else.
So he sat in front of his fireplace on a Wisconsin winter night, feeding old college papers, notes and syllabi to the flames. As he went through the boxes, throwing the reminders of his college ...
Cedarville to Launch Cybersecurity Track in Fall 2016
Cedarville University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science is launching a cybersecurity track within the computer science major for the 2016-2017 school year. In a post-Edward Snowden, Apple v. FBI age, cybersecurity is in the news nearly every day, and Cedarville's program will allow its students to be competitive in the computer science field.
According to Dark Reading, a cybersecurity news site, there is a lack in cybersecurity education. Of the top 10 computer science and ...
Ethics and the Pharmacist
Controversial issues such as late-term abortion, euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide and contraceptives have dominated the news in recent month. Because of their controversial and difficult nature, these issues represent the need for the study of ethics.
Merriam-Webster defines ethics as “an area of study that deals with ideas about what is good and bad behavior; a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right and wrong.” Because ethics and healthcare are closely tied, ...
Comparing Pharmacy Graduate Programs
Students in Cedarville University’s School of Pharmacy are already making their mark in healthcare, despite the program’s youth. As the first class of doctoral students graduates on May 7, who are Cedarville’s competitors in the pharmacy profession? What professional opportunities or concentrations do other graduate programs offer pharmacy students?
Cedars researched six pharmacy graduate programs at Midwest or faith-based institutions to provide a summary of Cedarville’s competiti...
48 Graduating Students Pioneer the Pharmacy Path
Cedarville University’s School of Pharmacy will graduate its first doctoral class of 48 students in just a few days. The program, which is nearing full accreditation, was simply a hope 10 years ago.
A group of individuals familiar with the university created an advisory council in 2006 that was charged with envisioning a professional pharmacy program at the university. Dean of the School of Pharmacy Marc Sweeney said the school was founded on the idea to train Christian ...
Caretakers of the Campus
Cedarville University is a beautiful campus, but it takes a lot of work to keep it that way. The custodial staff at Cedarville cleans over a million square feet of the Cedarville campus daily, and with more than 3,500 students and 200 faculty members on campus to clean up after, the 24 full-time custodians are gainfully employed. Most people are not eager to clean up after themselves, let alone a few hundred other people. However, the custodial staff does this every day. And their job continues ...
The Last of Their Kind
Cedarville seniors Brittany Jones, Alexander LaBreche and Caleb Little will graduate this May as the last Cedarville students to study their respective academic programs. Jones is a sociology major, and LaBreche and Little are philosophy majors.
“The size of the school has driven us to large programs,” said Robert Parr, professor of sociology at Cedarville. “It’s a shift in our educational philosophy. It is reflected in the desire to have programs that are going to attract a larger ...
CU Pharmacy Students Advise Patients through Call Center
Students in Cedarville University's School of Pharmacy gain experience in medication therapy management by working in Cedarville's Cedar Care Call Center. The Call Center opened recently and is led by Phillip Thornton, vice chair of experiential programs and associate professor of pharmacy practice at Cedarville.
Read more about the School of Pharmacy at Cedarville and its first graduating class in the April issue of Cedars, on newsstands April ...