Posts tagged ‘Educational Institutions’

North Park’s Dual-Degree Program Revamped

CHICAGO (June 28, 2012) – The newly revamped dual-degree program available through North Park Theological Seminary (NPTS) and the university’s School of Business and Nonprofit Management (SBNM) better integrates the two curriculums, school officials say. Continue Reading »

Historic Milestones Noted in North Park Delegate Report

IRVINE, CA (June 22, 2013) – North Park University achieved historical milestones over the past year that have included record enrollment, dedication of a state-of-the art nursing simulation lab, fundraising for a new science and community life center, and an incoming dean of North Park Theological Seminary, President David Parkyn told delegates to the 127th Annual Meeting today. Continue Reading »

Bylaw Changes Address Seminary Leader Title

CHICAGO, IL (May 21, 2012) – A number of amendments to the Evangelical Covenant Church bylaws will be presented to delegates attending the 127th Annual Meeting June 21-24 in Irvine, California. Continue Reading »

‘Lonesome Theologians’ and Gospel Bluegrass – What?

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 18, 2012) – The friends of Paul Koptak, professor of communications and biblical interpretation at North Park Theological Seminary, tease him that the name of the seminary gospel bluegrass band is a redundancy: The Lonesome Theologians. Continue Reading »

New NPU Building Named for Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson

By John Brooks

CHICAGO (May 15, 2012) – An October groundbreaking will officially launch construction of a new science and community life center on the campus of North Park University, it was announced today. Continue Reading »

CHET Announces New Dean/Faculty Leader

COMPTON, CA (March 21, 2012) – Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) has hired Manuel Valencia, an Evangelical Covenant Church pastor, to serve part-time as the new dean/faculty leader. Continue Reading »

Unique Approach to Educating Teens About HIV/AIDS

TENA, ECUADOR (March 8, 2012) – The teenagers of this tiny village knew nothing about HIV/AIDS, although the disease continues to spread across the country, so Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Kim Delp says she is excited to be part of a team that is imparting knowledge through a program of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Ecuador (IPEE). Continue Reading »

Alaska Christian College Receives Accreditation

By Stan Friedman

ORLANDO, FL (February 22, 2012) – Alaska Christian College (ACC) received accreditation from the Association for Biblical Higher Education at its meeting here on Tuesday so the school can now offer associates degrees and students can transfer credits more easily as well as have access to additional financial aid. Continue Reading »

CHET Training Aids Student’s Work in India

By Stan Friedman

COMPTON, CA (January 9, 2012) – A ministerial student at Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) says his training at the Spanish-speaking school enabled him to effectively minister in India during a recent mission trip. Continue Reading »

Two ‘Kinect’ Developers Have Covenant Connections

By Mike Mirza

SEATTLE, WA (December 28, 2011) – Two former North Park University students are helping Microsoft “Kinect” with gamers internationally and across cultures. Continue Reading »