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A Testimony of a Life Transformed

August 31, 2016

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At Cedarville University, we talk about the approximately 1,000 days students spend on our campus. But for us, it’s much more than just a slogan: It’s 1,000 days of intentionally shaping students to honor God with their lives — in their vocations, in their families, and in their communities.

For one recent graduate, his 1,000 days led him all the way to Washington, D.C., where he is prepared to serve and make a difference in the lives of the people around him.

Following a successful internship with the office of a Congressman from Virginia, 2016 graduate Grant English recently accepted a full-time staff position with Ohio’s eighth district in the U.S. House of Representatives. When asked why he wanted to work in Washington, D.C., Grant responded with, “Where else can I make a bigger difference in our society than starting with our government?” Cedarville instilled in him a desire to make a profound impact on his world and equipped him to be a servant-leader to the glory of God.

His parents, Evan and Layne English, Cedarville graduates themselves, are grateful for the education their son received and are excited for Grant’s future. “His last four years at Cedarville truly refined him into the man he is today,” explained Evan. “We feel incredibly blessed that God has provided this opportunity for him.”

As you work through the college decision with your student, consider the life-transforming education at Cedarville University!


More than 1,000 students have already applied for Fall 2017! Encourage your student to apply by November 1, and we will waive the $30 application fee.

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New Year Off to a Great Start!

August 29, 2016

Getting Started 2016The 2016–17 academic year is off to a great start! Nearly 900 freshmen and transfer students participated in Getting Started Weekend August 19–21, kicking off the academic year and their Cedarville experience.

As with every year, Cedarville started the semester with the Fall Bible Conference. This year we welcomed Greg Gilbert, senior pastor of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, as the conference speaker. Gilbert spoke to students about how they can be prepared to defend their faith and challenged them to share the Gospel with a fallen world. God is already working in the lives of this year's students. What a great way to start the year! (To watch any of the conference sessions, visit our chapel archive.)

Giving students the opportunity to sit under the teaching of nationally recognized Bible speakers, as well as challenging them with highly regarded academic programs, sets Cedarville University apart! As you guide your student through the college search process, discuss the importance of higher education with a biblical worldview and how it can impact them. Visit us to see the difference a rigorous academic program delivered in an authentic Christian community can make!

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Enjoy Cedarville's Chapel From Home!

August 19, 2016

chapelChapel has long been called the heartbeat of Cedarville University, where students, faculty, and staff gather each weekday for dynamic worship and powerful preaching. Chapel is just one way we help our students grow in their walk with God, and most students consider chapel a highlight of their Cedarville education! We've recently completed a renovation and expansion of our beautiful Jeremiah Chapel, and it is ready for the kickoff of a new academic year and our annual Fall Bible Conference.

If you really want to understand Cedarville culture and what makes us "tick," you need to experience chapel.

Read today's post for information on how to watch Cedarville's chapel from your home and enjoy a taste of what your student can expect as a Cedarville University student.

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Commencement Celebrates Transformed Lives

May 16, 2016

Cedarville recently graduated its largest class ever, with 761 students earning undergraduate and graduate degrees on Saturday, May 7.

Watch the 2016 Commencement Highlights VideoThat’s 761 students whose lives were transformed by their time at Cedarville: Students who grew closer in their walk with the Lord from intentional mentoring, daily chapels, and biblical integration in their course work. Students who were challenged by rigorous academics and prepared to succeed in their chosen field. Students who were in the same place as your student just four years ago, and are now ready to go out into the world and make a difference for Christ. 

Be encouraged that your student, too, will experience amazing transformation at Cedarville, and you’ll be surprised at how fast the next four years will go! We will be praying for you and your student as you prepare for the transition to college life.

Watch a powerful 60-second video highlighting the 2016 Commencement!

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