Cedarville Politics Ramp up for Election Season
The campaigns, debates, primaries and caucuses across America are clear signs that election season is here – and not just any election, but a presidential election.
Cedarville students are experiencing some of this hype as two student organizations, Turning Point USA and College Republicans, work tirelessly to bring politics into the spotlight on campus.
The Cedarville chapter of Turning Point USA was named “Chapter of the Month” by Turning Point USA for February 2016. The organization ...
Volunteer Position in Dorms is Designed for Discipleship
Cedarville’s Residence Life division added Community Life Coordinators (CLCs) to the university's two unit-style dorms at the start of the 2015-2016 school year as a result of students and resident assistants (RAs) in those dorms not being able to connect well the previous year. The role of a CLC is to assist the RA and bring together the students in the units.
Printy Hall and Lawlor Hall, the two unit-style dorms at Cedarville, are home primarily to freshmen students. About 80 ...
New University Blog Recaps Diversity on the Web
The Rev. Gregory Dyson, director of intercultural leadership at Cedarville University, said he wants to change how diversity is perceived on Cedarville’s campus. Cultural diversity has been, and continues to be a divisive and controversial issue for both Christians and non-Christians to address. Dyson said he believes that while all people have different and unique backgrounds, skin pigmentation is just one element of that.
To raise awareness about multiculturalism and teach students how ...
The Best ‘Case’ Scenario
Senior Dan Case went one year without eating dessert, and that portion of his story has been viewed more than two million times on BuzzFeed, thanks to a “listicle” posted Jan. 10.
But a dessert-less year is neither the beginning nor the end of his story.
Case, a psychology major, spoke in chapel last semester about his battle with depression, which nearly led to suicide. He credits his childhood friend Olivia Harvey ’14 with both convincing him to continue living and to begin ...
Hope for the Hopeless
Cedarville University’s Student Government Association (SGA) brings service and philanthropy to Cedarville’s backyard with an initiative called “The 937 Project.” SGA chooses a philanthropy project for the student body to support each academic year. This year’s project is in reponse to a student survey cast by SGA this summer.
The project is a partnership with two local organizations to provide not only financial support but also to give students the opportunity to serve alongside ...
CU Begins Adoption Assistance Program for Faculty
Cedarville University implemented an adoption assistance benefit during the fall semester as an example of a biblical response to adoption.
Thomas White, president of Cedarville University, said during chapel Oct. 2, 2015, that Cedarville will provide up to $3,000 to faculty who adopt a child. Faculty may receive this financial assistance for up to two children per family.
“We may expand it in the future,” White said in an email. “But (the administration) wanted to start modestly and ...
Mats that Matter
Home sweet home. However varied among Cedarville students, homesickness is a reality of living on campus. But imagine what it would be like to have no home at all.
Annette Eanes, 57, retired director of enterprise infrastructure at Rural Metro Corporation and current volunteer at Springfield Regional Medical Center, has considered this a time or two.
As a seasonal resident of Springfield, Eanes has a special burden for the homeless. While in Scottsdale, Arizona, her home for ...
Cedarville Sings with the Gettys
Students from Cedarville University will sing in the backup choir for the Getty Christmas Concert 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Hymn writers Keith and Kristyn Getty will present their Christmas tour "Joy: An Irish Christmas" Friday night. Assistant professor of worship Susan Plemons said Cedarville is very excited to help kick off the Christmas tour this year.
This opportunity came as a surprise to Cedarville, Plemons said. The Gettys' tour company contacted Roger ...
With his retirement set at the end of the 2015-2016 school year, senior professor of music at Cedarville Mike DiCuirci departs with lasting contributions to the program, the University’s Pep Band and the Jazz Band.
DiCuirci has been at Cedarville University for 37 years of his 45-year teaching career. He taught as a band director in primary education before coming to Cedarville.
DiCuirci grew up in Ossining, New York, north of New York City, where he began playing the ...
Operation Diabetes Promotes National Diabetes Month
November is typically marked by the vast quantities of food that people eat and the time they spend with family as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, but what many people might not know is that the month has significance for another reason: November is National Diabetes Month. For pharmacy grad student Kara Bobka, the month's emphasis is part of a much bigger effort that spans the entire school year.
Bobka is the chair of Operation Diabetes, a campus org that is part of Cedarville’s ...