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Three "To-Do's" Between Now and Getting Started

Friday, July 23, 2021

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We’re looking forward to having students back on campus in just a few weeks! Whether your student is coming as a freshman or a returning student, there are a few things you can do now to prepare for the year and stay connected with Cedarville. Read today's post to learn what to do. They're great ways for you to stay in touch with what is going on at Cedarville.


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Welcome to Cedarville Parent Connect!

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

As Director of Strategic Relations and a parent of one Cedarville student and one recent Cedarville graduate, Jeff Beste knows that parents need a way to stay engaged with Cedarville and what is happening on campus. It is our hope that Parent Connect, prepared especially for parents of current Cedarville students, does just that! Read today's post to find out what's in store.


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Parents and Our Developing PA Program

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

In case you haven't heard, Cedarville University is developing a Physician Assistant (PA) program to launch in 2023, pending all external approvals. We're very excited for this new program and the opportunity to expand our array of healthcare offerings that equip professionals who will serve with excellence and Christ-like compassion. As we have done with previous new initiatives, we are asking for your help — our valued parents — as we prepare to launch this program.  ...
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Celebrating Transformed Lives at Commencement

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Group of male and female graduates walking on sidewalkThis past weekend, Cedarville University celebrated the graduation of 892 new alumni, including those earning both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

More than just a number, these 892 students represent lives that 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 coursework. Students who were challenged by rigorous academics and prepared to succeed in their chosen field.

For those of you with graduating seniors, congratulations on this achievement! Like you, we can't believe how fast these last four years have gone! We will be praying with you as your son or daughter follows God's call in the next phase of their life. 

Read today's post to hear what some of our graduates have to say about their 1,000 days at Cedarville.


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Introducing a New Worship Video From Cedarville

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Cedarville University’s Resonance Gold worship team has just released a new worship video, Whole Heart, and we want you to be among the first to experience it! This powerful song will encourage you as you surrender your whole heart to your Savior.

View today's post to watch it now!


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Livestream Commencement Events

Monday, April 26, 2021

As we look forward to commencement in a few days, we want to provide information on events this weekend that will be available via livestream. Please pass this information along to family and friends who will not be able to attend in person. Each of these events can be livestreamed from the Commencement Live webpage. Friday, April 30  School of Nursing Hooding and Pinning Ceremony, 9 a.m. School of Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony, 11:30 a.m. School of Education...
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Research and Scholarship Symposium

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Did you know that Cedarville holds a Research and Scholarship Symposium each year that features student work? The symposium celebrates the gifts of our talented students and encourages meaningful scholarly research. And, because of its online format this year, you can experience it from home and get a taste of the great work our students are doing. Here is just a sampling of some of the interesting projects you'll find: Voice-Activated Bionic Hand Geology and Mapping of Apollo Lunar...
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Announcing Plans to Return to Normal Operations for the Fall

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Yesterday in chapel, Dr. White announced plans for Cedarville to return to normal operations, including the traditional fall schedule, for 2021-2022. Fall classes are set to begin on August 18. The University’s annual Getting Started move-in weekend is slated for August 13-15.

Read more details and watch a video shown in chapel as part of the announcement in today's post


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Defending Life Summer Institute at Cedarville

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Equipping the Next Generation of Pro-Life Leaders

Cedarville University seeks to be among the nation's leaders in speaking for the sanctity of life and the rights of the unborn. To help us accomplish this, we are excited to announce the Defending Life Summer Institute, designed to equip the next generation of pro-life leaders to advocate for the life of the unborn. Through two weeks of intensive training with two national leading pro-life communicators, you'll learn how to defend the pro-life position to a hostile world.

 Read today's post for details about the institute and to watch a video with one of the speakers.


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End-of-Year Information

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

It’s hard to believe, but the academic year is coming to a close in just a few weeks. We’ll be praying along with you as your student takes final exams and prepares to head home for the summer (or wherever God is taking them!) As you make plans for picking up your student, here are some things to keep in mind: The last contract meal for the semester is dinner on Friday, April 30. Students must be out of the residence halls by Saturday, May 1, at 5 p.m. (8 p.m. for graduating...
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Join Us for Our Good Friday Experience

Thursday, April 1, 2021

As a reminder, we have two very special events planned for Good Friday, April 2, and we invite you to join us either online or in person, as we pause to reflect on the great sacrifice that Jesus made to pay for our sins and redeem mankind.SEVEN: a Good Friday experienceDixon Ministry Center Jeremiah Chapel 10 and 11 a.m.; 12, 1, and 2 p.m.(10 a.m. service is for faculty, staff, and students only) Join the Cedarville community for a moving worship experience as we walk through the events...
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March 23 Update: Commencement and Regalia Update, Drinking Fountains, and Vaccines for Students Who Want One

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

  Spring is officially here in Cedarville, and it's good to see students outside and enjoying the sunshine and warmer weather! We enjoyed our first full week worshipping together back in Jeremiah Chapel, and we're excited to host another visit event for prospective students this Friday. We are grateful to God that we're experiencing small steps toward returning to normal. This week's update includes: Commencement update, including schedule by department/school ...
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Help Us Locate Internship and Job Opportunities for Students

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Career Services works hard to fulfill its mission of "Connecting Students With Employers and Employers With students," but they could also use your help!

Parents are some of our best resources when it comes to locating internships or career positions for students. If you are aware of internship opportunities or job openings within your workplace or community, please contact Career Services at career@cedarville.edu or 937-766-7869. 


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New M.S.N.+M.B.A. Prepares Nurses for Executive Leadership

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Earlier this week we announced an exciting partnership between the School of Nursing and School of Business Administration to offer a new M.S.N.+M.B.A. dual degree. This unique program will prepare nurses for high-level administrative and executive roles in healthcare. By adding just nine M.B.A. courses to the M.S.N. leadership focus area, students can earn two highly respected and valuable degrees. If you are a nurse who would like to expand your career, visit our M.S.N.+M.B.A. website for...
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March 15 Update |125th Annual Commencement Plans and Increased Student Life Opportunities

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

There was a heightened level of excitement as we gathered to worship in the Jeremiah Chapel yesterday morning for the first time in over a year! We are rejoicing in these new opportunities to gather together as COVID cases in our area continue to drop and restrictions are beginning to relax. We have much to be thankful for! This week's Caring Well update includes: Plans for the 125th Annual Commencement Increased opportunities for student organizations ...
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March 9 Update: Return to the Chapel, Vaccine Podcast, and Looking Back (and Up) With Thanksgiving

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

  It's hard to believe, but it was one year ago yesterday (March 9, 2020) that we posted our first COVID-19-related resource for our campus community. We are so grateful for all that God has brought us through this past year. It has not always been easy, but He has been faithful! As we revisit the events of the past year, we are hopeful as we begin to see some things return to "normal." This week's Caring Well update included: Returning to worship in Jeremiah Chapel Vaccine...
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March 2 Update: Commencement, COVID Vaccines at Cedar Care, and Spectators at Spring Sports

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

We have made it to March and the halfway point in the semester. We are so grateful for the Lord’s continued gracious protection of our campus community. The March 2 COVID-19 reporting dashboard showed just one student isolating on campus and four isolating off-campus. Praise the Lord! This week’s Caring Well post included: A commencement planning update COVID vaccines now available at Cedar Care Clarification on guidelines for quarantining after...
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Announcing New Placement Rates

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

You’ve heard us talk a lot about the quality of a Cedarville education. We're excited to share new information that affirms the results of our efforts and the caliber of our students and alumni. In a recent survey of our 2020 graduates, we found that an amazing 96.9% of the graduating class was either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation, even in the middle of a global pandemic! And, our average for the last three years is 97.9% (2018 – 98.3%, 2019 –...
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February 16 Update | Free Testing for Fac/Staff, Emergency Notifications, and Town Hall Recording

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

  From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised! (Psalm 113:3) What a fun start to our week! On Monday, despite the weather and with COVID precautions in place, we welcomed more than 300 guests to campus for CU Monday, our first major admissions visit event in a year! We are grateful to God for each of the prospective students and parents who visited and pray that God continues to direct their college decision process. And, yesterday was our first snow...
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Graduation Registration and Ordering Regalia

Thursday, February 11, 2021

To parents of the class of 2021, It's hard to believe, but your student's time at Cedarville is nearing its end!  Last week your student was sent an email alerting them that they needed to register for graduation and order their regalia for commencement by February 19. All members of the class of 2021 should complete the Graduation Registration, even if they do not plan to walk in commencement.  Please help us by reminding your student to complete this important step.   P.S....
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