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Why a Bible Minor for All Students

February 19, 2019

BibleAt Cedarville University, we take our mission statement very seriously: “Cedarville University is a Christ-centered learning community equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth.” Not only is there biblical integration in every course, but all students complete a Bible minor as a part of their academic program. Always among our students’ favorites, Bible classes stretch them to think about God, His Word, and His world in whole new ways.

In today's post, you'll learn about the different courses that make up Cedarville's Bible minor, and discover the difference it can make in your student's life.

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The Benefit of a Liberal Arts Degree

February 12, 2019

GradsToo often the liberal arts get a bad rap! But, in today's post, you'll read about a report published in Inside Higher Ed, Liberal Arts Grads Win Long-Term, that explores the personal benefits and career advantages that can be found in pursuing a liberal arts degree. According to the author, employers consistently say they want to hire people who have a broad knowledge base and can work together to solve problems, debate, communicate, and think critically ... all skills that liberal arts programs aggressively, and perhaps uniquely, strive to teach.

That's exactly how Cedarville University prepares its graduates ... with one important "value add!" Not only do our students learn how to think well, they learn how to live well, prepared to serve Christ with excellence, wherever He leads them.

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5 Questions to Ask About College Dorm Life

February 7, 2019

Dorm LifeChoosing a major, figuring out a financial plan, and researching the spiritual climate are all important steps in choosing a Christian college. However, there is another vital piece that your student must consider — dorm life!

As you and your student are looking at different colleges, you’ll quickly discover that not all dorm life is created equal. In today's post, we offer 5 questions that you should ask about dorm life at each of the colleges that your student may be considering. And, you'll discover what makes Cedarville's residence life truly unique!

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Spiritual Growth in College

January 8, 2019

man standing on hill in front of sunrise with feet turning to roots in the groundAs a parent, you want your student to receive a high-quality education and be prepared to succeed in his or her chosen vocation. But as a Christian parent, you also want your student to grow in his or her faith and be transformed to live a life that honors God in everything they do. At Cedarville University, you can be assured of both.

In today’s post, guest writer Aaron Cook, Director of Discipleship Ministries at Cedarville University, shares how his experience as a student at Cedarville changed his life, and how Cedarville is still intentionally changing students’ lives today.

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