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Why is Teaching Creation Important at a Christian College?

November 21, 2014

When it comes to their science departments, most Christian universities and colleges either ignore the issue of Creation and Genesis altogether, or they promote theistic evolution or some other harmonization of Genesis. There are only a handful of schools that believe that Genesis is historically accurate and forms a foundation for science, the Bible, and Christian education. 

So, why is it important for a Christian college to teach Creation? 

Dr. John H. Whitmore, Professor of Geology in Cedarville's Department of Science and Mathematics, shares five reasons in today's Parent Prep post. 

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Posted in Academics Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

How Do Colleges Make Admissions Decisions?

November 18, 2014

photo of admissions acceptance"Begin with the end in mind." That’s good counsel for just about anything in life. Having a vision and a purpose allows us to stay focused on the end goal.

When colleges make admissions decisions, they are seeking to admit students "with the end in mind." Specifically, will they be successful in their college experience and able to achieve their educational goals at the institution?

Admissions criteria, then, are used as guidelines to help admissions officers determine if students have the "raw materials" to meet a university’s stated outcomes for graduates. At Cedarville, we seek not just to review the past, but also to consider the potential for the future.

Today's post highlights how colleges and universities set their admissions criteria "with the end in mind."

P.S. It's not too late to apply for fall 2015! If your student is considering Cedarville University, encourage him or her to apply online as soon as possible. We would be happy to discuss our admissions criteria with you in greater detail, if you have questions.

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Posted in Admissions

Register Today for Our "Getting a Job" Webinar

November 7, 2014

Parent Prep WebinarDon't forget to register for our next FREE ParentPrep webinar, "Getting a Job: How Cedarville University Equips Students for a Career...Starting on Day #1." 

Join us from the convenience of your home computer this Monday, November 10, at 8 p.m. EST.

Are you are wondering if a college education is a wise investment for your student? Jeff Reep, Director of Cedarville University Career Services, will tackle this important question. You will learn why Cedarville University is able to attract hundreds of employers to campus annually and, as a result, achieve placement rates that rank among the best. You will also learn how Cedarville's Career Services office works with students to develop their job search skills, beginning as early as their freshman year.

Register nowAfter registering, you will receive easy login instructions.

Posted in Webinar Careers

Religious Freedom Summit Recap

November 5, 2014

Religious Freedom SummitIn today's public square, a critical topic continues to be religious freedom. That is why Cedarville University was excited to host the Religious Freedom Summit in conjunction with The Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. On October 9-10, experts from across the United States came to Cedarville to discuss the assault on religious freedom in the United States.

Read today's full post for a recap of the event as well as how you can still "listen in" on the relevant addresses.

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Posted in Spiritual Growth Student Life

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