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Defending Life Summer Institute at Cedarville

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Defending Life Summer Institute

Cedarville University seeks to equip leaders who will speak for the sanctity of life and the rights of the unborn in our nation. 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.

Read today's post for details about the institute



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News You Need: Career Fair, Spring Break, Missions Trips

Monday, February 21, 2022

Cedarville University's signAs we approach the midway point of spring semester, here is information that may be useful to you:

Spring Semester Career Fair

Career Services will hold its second major career fair of the year this Wednesday, February 23, in the Doden Field House. Career fairs are a great opportunity for students – regardless of class year – to make connections and obtain internships or full-time career positions. Encourage your student to attend!

Spring Break Information

Spring break is March 5-13, with classes resuming Monday, March 14. Make sure your student has secured a ride home or to wherever they may be going. Residence halls will remain open for students staying in the area, but the dining hall will not be open.

Spring Break Missions Teams

Please be in prayer for our Global Outreach teams that will be going out during spring break. There are 11 teams going out with 120 leaders and students participating. Please pray for safe travels for these teams and that the people they serve will be open to the message of the Gospel.


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M.A. in Innovation Added to Graduate Slate

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Cedarville University is excited to announce a new M.A. in innovation degree, the first of its kind at an evangelical Christian university. This is another example of how Cedarville continues to add in-demand programs that prepare its students well for the future.

And, it addresses the #1 skill employers are seeking: creative problem-solving!

In the fully online M.A. in innovation, students will gain knowledge and practical hands-on skills to lead the way in enacting real change through creative ideas. You’ll learn to think outside the box to find real solutions to consumer and organizational problems. As followers of the Master Creator, we think Christians should be the most creative problem-solvers on the planet!

If this program interests your student, they can start coursework as part of their undergraduate electives without adding any extra cost to their block tuition. And, as with most of our graduate programs, as a parent of  a current student, you can enroll in this program and receive a 15% parent discount scholarship.

Learn more about the M.A. in innovation online. We'd love to have you join you us as a Cedarville graduate student!


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Beyond the Stars Apologetics Conference

Friday, January 28, 2022

Beyond the Stars apologetics conference

On February 9-10, the Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity will host  "Beyond the Stars," an apologetics conference exploring the witness of the Christian imagination, featuring guests Andrew Peterson, FLAME, and Sarah Sparks. The event will kick off Wednesday, February 9, with a concert with Andrew Peterson and includes a full day of panel discussions, plenary sessions, and breakout sessions on Thursday, February 10. All sessions are free and open to anyone.

For a complete schedule, check out the conference website. Or, for those who can't make it in person, you'll also find livestream opportunities.


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Announcing New Placement Rates

Thursday, January 20, 2022

smiling graduatesYou’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 2021 graduates, we found that an amazing 98.4% of the graduating class was either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation, even in the middle of a global pandemic! Those are among the very best placement rates you will find and is well above national averages for colleges and universities. Employers seek out Cedarville graduates for their academic preparation, work ethic, and character. Our students are well-prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation. 

And, not only are our graduates prepared to obtain good jobs in desirable career fields, they are being equipped to serve God and share the message of the Gospel wherever He leads them. That’s what truly sets Cedarville apart.

P.S. Our Career Services office is one of the big reasons for our graduates' placement success. Career Services offers career fairs each year with hundreds of companies and graduate schools on campus to help students connect with potential employers and build a professional network. The Career Services office also supports students with resume preparation, interview training, internship placements, career interest surveys, advising on choice of major, and much more!


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There's Still Time to Register for Lil Sibs Weekend

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Lil Sibs graphicLil Sibs Weekend is one month away, and there is still time to register and plan to join all the fun!

If your student has younger siblings at home, they'll want to join their big sib at Lil Sibs Weekend on February 18-20. They'll get a firsthand look at college life at Cedarville while experiencing chapel, Alt Night, basketball games, and more.

Please note: Unlike past years, Lil Sibs will NOT be able to stay over night in the residence halls during Lil Sibs Weekend . Other accommodations and transportation will need to be arranged ahead of time. We apologize for any inconvenience.


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Celebrating Highlights of the Past Year

Monday, January 10, 2022

Students walking out of chapel

As we begin a new semester, it's a great time to reflect on God's goodness to Cedarville University in 2021. In case you missed it, we'd like to share the 2021 Highlights of the Year video and report with you.

You'll read about our historic fundraising campaign, record enrollment, and new academic programs and hear directly from students about their Cedarville experience.  Throughout the report, you'll notice a common thread: God has richly blessed Cedarville University, and everything we do, we do for Him. From cherished times in chapel to a new residence hall that will build true Christian community, you’ll see that God continues to have His sovereign hand on our campus. And, as we look to the new year, you can be confident that, by God's grace, we will continue to stand for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ. We will remain resolute in pursuing our mission to transform lives through excellent academics and intentional discipleship in submission to biblical authority.

Please take time to read this report, and be encouraged about the truly life-transforming education your son or daughter is experiencing at Cedarville University. Review the 2021 Highlights of the Year now.

 


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Spring Career Fairs

Monday, January 10, 2022

Woman talking to a student at a career fairThis spring semester, Career Services will host several career fairs, bringing hundreds of employers to campus who are interested in hiring for internships or permanent positions. Encourage your student to attend the ones that apply to them. Even for underclassmen, it's a great way to build their network of contacts and practice professional skills.

There are two fairs on campus and two that are virtual.

  • Summer Camp Fair – Jan. 24-Feb. 4 (Mon.-Fri.) – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Upper SSC 
  • Virtual Nursing Career Fair – Wed., Feb. 9 – 2:30-5 p.m.  
  • Spring Career Fair – Wed., Feb. 23 – 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Doden Field House 
  • Virtual Education Career Fair – Wed., March 16 – 6-8 p.m. 


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Important Spring Semester Dates

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Daffodils in front of Founders HallAs your student prepares to return for spring semester, we wanted to let you know of important dates coming up this semester. 

 


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End-of-Year Tax Information

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Year End Tax Information w/ pencil

Cedarville University is required to provide students a 1098-T tax form for tuition payments by January 31. We will notify your student when this link is available.

If you would like to receive a copy, your student must first grant you parental access. Once you have been granted access, you will be notified when the form becomes available. Please verify that we have your current email to prevent delays in receiving this notification.

If your student worked on campus this year, they will receive notification, via email, of their W-2 form by January 31. By law, we cannot give parents access to a student’s W-2 form. Your student can forward a copy of their form to you if they have elected to receive an electronic version. They can elect to receive an electronic version through Dayforce. For additional information, they can reference our tax information FAQ.


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News You Need! End of Semester, Lil Sibs Weekend

Monday, December 6, 2021

upcoming eventsParents, please note these important dates:

Final Exams/End of First Semester

Final exams for fall semester are this Tuesday, December 7, through Friday, December 10. Please be praying for our students as they prepare for and take their finals. Residence halls will close for Christmas break on Saturday, December 11, at 5 p.m. Make sure your student has secured a ride home or to the airport. Residence halls will open again at 8 a.m. on Sunday, January 9. Classes resume for spring semester Tuesday, January 11.

Li'l Sibs Weekend

Does your student have younger siblings at home? Save the date — February 18-20 — for Lil Sibs Weekend! There will be a full array of fun activities planned. Please note that this year siblings will not be able to stay in the residence halls.

For more information and to register, visit the Lil Sibs Weekend website.

 


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Livestream the Annual Christmas Concert

Friday, December 3, 2021

Christmas community celebration concertAs a reminder, our annual Christmas concert is this Sunday, December 5! Each holiday season, Cedarville University presents a special Christmas celebration concert as our gift to the local community and our campus family. We’d like to extend this gift to you, wherever you are.

With hundreds of our students involved, you'll enjoy the sights and sounds of Cedarville’s choral and instrumental ensembles along with special performances by our esteemed music faculty. You’ll get a taste of the talent God has blessed Cedarville with, but more importantly, you’ll experience our heart — Jesus! It’s a musical celebration of our Savior’s birth, and it’s our gift to you this Christmas.

Plan to join us this Sunday, December 5, at 6 p.m. EST for this special event. Simply visit the Christmas Celebration livestream site, sit back, and celebrate the season with Cedarville University.



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#GivingTuesday

Monday, November 29, 2021

Giving TuesdayTomorrow is #GivingTuesday! Join faculty, staff, students, and friends as we give to Cedarville. All gifts made this #GivingTuesday will go to One Thousand Days Transformed: The Campaign for Cedarville.

And, here's a great opportunity to make your gift go even further: Generous donors have issued a challenge to parents that if 250 parents give on #GivingTuesday, an extra $50,000 gift will be unlocked!

On #GivingTuesday: Every Day Matters. Every Student Matters. Every Gift Matters.

Give now!


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Join Us for Christmas at Cedarville

Friday, November 26, 2021

Christmas at Cedarville

We invite you to be a part of two special events at Cedarville as we usher in the holiday season and celebrate what we're all about — Jesus! Join us either in person or via livestream wherever you are. Christmas is a special time at Cedarville, and we invite you to be a part of it!


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With Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving with leaves"Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
for his steadfast love endures forever!"
– 1 Chronicles 16:34

On Thanksgiving, I am reminded of all that we have to be thankful for. God continues to richly bless Cedarville University, and we are so thankful. I am also thankful to you, our students' parents, for your support of the University. Thank you for entrusting your children to us and your faith in Cedarville's mission.

Enjoy the extra-long break with your student. We will be praying for safe travels, good health, and special times of reconnecting as a family.

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Jeff Beste
Director of Strategic Relations


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Student Business Sparks Gospel Conversations

Monday, November 22, 2021

Male students showing t-shirts and hat from Proclaim the NameWe'd like to pass along information from another student-run business from the Integrated Business Core that is using their company to reach the lost.

Proclaim the Name: Pursuit is one of this years’ IBC groups. They are based on the Parable of the Lost Sheep in Matthew 18:12-14. The imagery on their hats, pins, and shirts are meant to spark Gospel conversations with those who see them. The company is offering a Black Friday deal and a bundle that would make a great Christmas gift! Read the full post to find out more about the products and how to purchase them.


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Thanksgiving Break

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Cedarville University SignThanksgiving break for undergraduate in-person classes is next week, Wednesday, November 24, through Monday, November 29. If you're like my wife and me, you are excited to have your student home for a few days! Please be praying for our students as they travel home. We're also praying for a safe, relaxing break for our students and special times with family and friends.

As a reminder, for those students who will be staying in Cedarville over the break, the residence halls will be open but the dining hall will be closed. 

Jeff Beste
Director of Strategic Relations


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Save the Date for #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Giving Tuesday logoYou've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but do you know about #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving on November 30, and you can be a part of it by giving a gift to Cedarville. All gifts made this #GivingTuesday will go to One Thousand Days Transformed: The Campaign for Cedarville.

And, here's a great opportunity to make your gift go even further: Generous donors have issued a challenge to parents that if 250 parents give on #GivingTuesday, an extra $50,000 gift will be unlocked!

Mark your calendars for #GivingTuesday, November 30, 2021, and prayerfully consider how you can participate in this special day.



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Student Business Focuses on Unreached People Groups

Friday, November 12, 2021

Journal and mugWe'd like to pass along information from a student-run business from the Integrated Business Core that is using their company to shed light on an important issue: unreached people groups.

Encompass by Proclaim the Name is a Cedarville student-run company that is part of the Integrated Business Core (IBC). Their company was founded on Matthew 9:38: “Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”  

Their goal as a company is to remind others to pray for unreached regions of the world, like Southeast Asia and Northern Africa. In these areas, most inhabitants have not heard the Gospel or may not have the Bible translated into their language.

Read today's post to learn more about Encompass and how you can join them in praying for the lost.


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Shop for Gifts for Your Yellow Jacket

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Yellow Jacket apparel  sale

If you're looking for Christmas gifts for your Yellow Jacket, Cedarville University Athletics is holding a one-week online Team Shop. You'll find athletic-branded tees, quarter-zips, hoodies, and more. 

Don't wait — the shop closes November 8.

Start shopping now!


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