In Woke Schools, the Only Thing Being Assigned Is Gender
- By Tony Perkins - Family Research Council
Maybe Democrats have decided that they don't need parents to win elections. That certainly wasn't the case in Virginia, where Glenn Youngkin (R) was just inaugurated as governor because his opponent thought schools knew better than moms and dads. And it probably won't be the case in Michigan either, but that hasn't stopped the state's tone-deaf Democrats from telling parents to get out of education -- and stay out.
"Not sure where this 'parents-should-control-what-is-taught-in-schools-because-they-are-our-kids' is originating, but parents do have the option to send their kids to a hand-selected private school at their own expense if this is what they desire," the Michigan Democratic Party posted over the weekend. "The purpose of public education in public schools is not to teach kids only what parents want them to be taught. It is to teach them what society needs them to know. The client of the public school is not the parent -- but the entire community, the public."
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Local students graduate in NGU's December Class of 2021
- By LaVerne Howell - NGU
Tigerville, SC (January 20, 2021) North Greenville University (NGU) held its December Commencement Exercises on Friday, December 10, on the Tigerville Campus. Pastor of Kingdom Life Church in Simpsonville and President Emeritus of the South Carolina Baptist Convention Dr. Alex Sands addressed the 196 undergraduate and graduate students, family, and friends.
Baccalaureate degree students whose cumulative grade point average is at least 3.5 graduate cum laude; those with at least 3.75 graduate magna cum laude, and those with at least 3.9-grade point average graduate summa cum laude.
The Honors Program challenges superior students to continue their intellectual growth. Graduating as an Honors Scholar requires completing honors courses, honors seminars, and the senior honors project with a 3.5 GPA.
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National software company recognizes NGU Student Jake Auton No. 1 nationwide
- By LaVerne Howell - NGU
In today's unique, post-Covid job market, finding full-time employment after graduation can seem a daunting task. Now, more than ever, internships for college students are essential elements of career preparation. An internship is a perfect opportunity to explore future career options and build a portfolio and a professional network. Hands-on experience is just as important as coursework for those looking to make a smooth transition into the global workforce.
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BJU Students Volunteer on MLK Day of Service
- By Randy Page - BJU
Bob Jones University students, faculty and staff will participate in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Monday, Jan. 17.
“Due to the pandemic, our service opportunities were limited last year. We look forward to getting back into the community and helping local organizations with projects,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “We encourage our students to use their day off from classes to help others.”
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After-School Satan Clubs -- The Real Story
- By Child Evangelism Fellowship
WARRENTON, Mo., -- Atheists are at it again, this time in Moline, IL, using a ploy to disrupt schools and prevent the exercise of free speech that involves Christian viewpoint.
In 2001, a Supreme Court ruling, Good News Club v. Milford Central School District, allowed for non-school-sponsored religious clubs to be held on public school property after hours. Good News Club® (operated by Child Evangelism Fellowship®) and other privately sponsored clubs must be given the same access to facilities accorded any other group. Because Good News Clubs can't be shut down legally, opponents use a ploy to alarm parents and school boards.
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Joe Fant to Preach BJU Opening Services
- By Randy Page - BJU
Joe Fant, senior pastor of Community Baptist Church in South Bend, Indiana, will preach the opening services of Bob Jones University’s spring 2022 semester. Services will be held Jan. 11-12, at 7 p.m. in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium.
“It is important to start the semester with a focus on the truth found in the Scriptures,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “We are pleased to have Joe back on campus to encourage and challenge us.”
Fant experienced a call to full-time ministry while attending The Wilds Christian Camp in Brevard, North Carolina. In 2009, Fant earned a BA in Bible and went on to earn an MA in biblical studies. He is currently pursuing a DMin through The Master’s Seminary.
He and his wife, Becky (2006 grad), have four children.
Both services will be webcast live.
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Anderson Alumna Helps Save Lives With Ventilator App
- By Andrew J. Beckner - Anderson University
An Anderson University communication alum was part of an award-winning team that created an app to train medical workers on the use of lifesaving ventilators during the peak of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Adina Lundquist, who graduated with degrees in communication and advertising in 2014, helped populate the app with training content centered around how to use ventilators manufactured by her employer, Medtronic. Ventilators are critical devices in the care of patients severely impacted by COVID-19.
In the early days of the pandemic, ventilators became in short supply and companies like Medtronic and others had to produce and distribute the machines at a rapid pace.
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