Dr. White celebrates 10 years serving Cedarville University
by Kathryn McDonald
“God is faithful. We can trust Him.”
These words, spoken by Dr. Thomas White in many chapel messages to the student body of Cedarville University, resonate with his goal to see students leave Cedarville equipped with the tools they need to flourish. It starts with this foundational truth: God is faithful.
This academic year marks the 10th anniversary of White’s service as President of Cedarville University. His time here has been filled with many opportunit...
Ronni Kurtz pours his life’s work into teaching his students
by Chris Karenbauer
Dr. Ronni Kurtz is one of Cedarville University’s newest Bible professors. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Kurtz, his wife Kristen and their daughter Finley live in Cedarville, Ohio where Kurtz teaches at Cedarville University as a Theology professor.
“There are many things that attracted me to Cedarville University,” Kurtz said, “but one of the most important was simply the strength of the curriculum and the strength of the students here at CU. I love ...
The life of Brenda Reid: Genealogies brought Brenda Reid closer to her family and their history of faith
by Marielle Payton
Brenda Reid is the Director of International Student Services. Well-beloved by international, missionary kids and “third culture kid” students, she manages and oversees “everything international students.” But she also has a secret specialty; she has an avid interest in history and has been doing personal genealogy research for over 15 years.
Through her research, she uncovered an inspiring story of faithfulness. From fleeing religious persecution to planting ...
Title IX celebrates its 50th anniversary: Gender equality came to athletics in 1972
by Chris Karenbauer
Teresa Clark, Cedarville University’s Faculty Athletic Representative, was a student athlete when Title IX was implemented 50 years ago. She played volleyball as a student, and then she returned to Cedarville as the head coach for the volleyball team.
Title IX of the Education Amendments was adopted in 1972 to end sex discrimination. According to the Department of Education, Title IX “protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or ...
Life is a Highway: The Galkin Kids Growing up on the Road
By: Maggie Fipps
From left to right: Anna Grace, Elli, Will, Christy, William, David, and Lily Galkin
“They’ll be here in five minutes!” Christy Galkin warns from the front of the trailer.
Anna Grace, William, Lily, David and Eliana Galkin frantically clean up their personal five-square feet of living space, tidying the bunk, throwing underwear in a drawer, and bumping into each other to wipe down the bathroom. Their home sways a bit as they scramble to make themselves present...
How one Hall-of-Fame basketball coach set the stage for decades of short-term mission trips
By Jonathan Snyder
The sweat glistens off Don Callan’s forehead as he enters the bus. As usual, public transport buses are standing room only, but Don and his team are the star attraction despite this. Filipino men and women stare at the basketball team from a university halfway around the world. Each man and woman is an opportunity for the team to share the gospel. From the woman attempting to calm two babies to the man who brought his three chickens on board, their feet tied together....
Students celebrate 50 years of global outreach with Cedarville University
by Avonlea Brown
Photos by Logan Howard
Students flowing into the first chapel of the semester were greeted by an unusual but routine sight. Tables lined the walls on either side of the main entrance and representatives eager to talk to students didn’t wait to be approached. The annual Global Outreah Conference had arrived.
This year, Cedarville celebrated 50 years of the Global Outreach department and sending students on short-term missions trips.
Final exam tips and tricks
By Esther Fultz
Final exams can be intimidating, whether you’re a freshman experiencing them for the first time or an upperclassman trying to apply the study habits learned over several years at Cedarville to increasingly tricky classes. Having proper study habits is crucial for success. While good study habits may not be developed overnight, implementing small changes in your studying regimen can make a huge difference to your semesters going forward.
Break it ...
Senior spotlights: Looking back and looking forward
By Lacie Strouse
With the end of the semester approaching, everyone is in a hurry to finish up their classes. Some students are even wrapping up their journey at Cedarville. Featured are three seniors who will be graduating at the end of this semester. Here is what they have to say about their experience while at Cedarville and what their plans for moving forward are.
Jenna Gulick is a Super Senior Professional Writing and Information Design major from southern Illinois. She transferred ...
Faculty and students work together to keep Cedarville’s grounds beautiful
by Noah Tang
The Grounds department at Cedarville University works tirelessly to maintain the landscapes on campus. It employs four full-time staff and a varying number of student workers throughout the year. Each full-time staff member leads a specialized work crew: Paul Ware oversees beautification, Steve Prether is in charge of fertilizing lawns, Evan Brown oversees hard landscape, and Jeff Volbert manages weed trimming.
I have had the opportunity to work in Grounds for the past ...