Cedars Wins 8 SPJ Regional Awards
Cedars staff members combined to win eight awards for their work during 2014 in the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence regional competition. The awards were presented Saturday at the regional conference at Ohio University.
Photographer Jillian Philyaw placed first in two categories, feature photography and general news photography. Reporters Lauren Eissler, Emily Finlay and Madison Troyer won the in-depth reporting category for a package of stories about the costs of ...
Elliv: Creating Community
Whether you are a freshman, senior or super-senior at Cedarville, the chances are good that you have heard about Elliv, the yearly student-run awards show. Although specific details, such as the songs, will remain a secret until the big day, the planning processes and history of Elliv don’t have to be kept a secret.
Elliv is an SGA production, involving close to 200 students. Brian Burns, the director of Student Life Programs, and Dan MacDougall, the assistant director, oversee Elliv. ...
Career Services Give Students Tips on Getting Jobs or Internships
Tyler Dicks interned at the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright Patterson Air Force Base this past summer. Dicks, an employer relations intern with Cedarville’s career services office and a junior computer engineering major, spent his time doing flight software development for satellites.
And he said there were many factors that contributed to him getting that internship, including strategically applying to internships and having a good resume, interviewing skills and interpersonal ...
Senior Students Intern with the FBI
Cedarville may not be Disney, but for seniors Mayra Chavez and Danielle Banks, it was the place where impossible dreams came true.
Both forensic science majors interned during the summer and have continued the internships this school year with the Honors Internship Program of the FBI. The students learned of the internship through Robert Vaughn, assistant professor of criminal justice at Cedarville.
“Last January, I was in a criminal law class and our professor told us about this ...
Q&A Gives Students an Informal Look at the SGA Candidates
SGA's Town Hall Thursday night gave students an informal and humorous chance to get to know the president, vice president and chaplain candidates for next year's Student Government Association.
The candidates played a game of "Sorry!" which determined what questions the candidates were asked.
Candidates shared their reasons for running for an SGA position. Steve Clark, who currently holds the chaplain position, said he didn't have to think twice about campaigning for the position again....
Profiles for SGA Candidates 2015
Steve Clark is one of two candidates for the position of SGA chaplain. Clark is a junior liberal arts major with a concentration in theology. He has served the student body this year as SGA chaplain and said he has loved it and given his heart to it. He said since people know him already, they know what to expect from him as a chaplain; however, he does expect SGA to experience growth and change. Since he has experience, he wishes to continue serving Cedarville ...
Salt Shortage and Safety Challenge Snow Crew
For David Orr, Cedarville’s director of landscaping and grounds maintenance, the onset of winter means more than runny noses and extra layers. For Orr and the rest of the maintenance crew, the change of seasons brings long days of battling the wind and snow to keep campus safe.
The process begins in September, Orr said, when he begins monitoring the forecast for the coming winter. Then, the crew begins to prepare the equipment used for clearing roads and sidewalks, getting all 12 pieces of ...
Christian Camps Challenge and Change College Students
New students can quickly recognize common fashion choices among the students of Cedarville University. Some of these items are oversized sweaters and TOMS shoes. Another popular item seems to be a kelly-green sweatshirt featuring a series of three arrows stacked to look like an evergreen tree, the logo of Lake Ann Camp in Lake Ann, Mich.
“I keep seeing people wearing this sweatshirt for Lake Ann,” said freshman student Kendall Facer. “I want to know what it is.”
Working at a camp ...
20 Years, Engineers
Cedarville’s school of engineering celebrated the 20th anniversary of its first graduating class this school year. Known as the department of engineering until this year, the university recently changed its title to the school of engineering.
Robert Chasnov, dean of the school of engineering, said he has witnessed many changes and developments throughout his time here.
In 1990, Duane Wood, the academic vice president at the time, had the vision to start an engineering department at ...
Building into the Student Experience
Renovating buildings on Cedarville’s campus is a long process and one involving many different people.
“My job is to meet the building needs of the group, whether it be for an academic program or for Christian Ministry,” said Rod Johnson, associate vice president for operations.
Most recently, Johnson said he has been working closely with the faculty and staff of the science department.
Johnson said the Engineering and Science Center, which houses most of the science programs, ...