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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

Katelyn Landkrohn and Caitlyn Benson played on the inaugural Bruins beach volleyball team last spring. Photo: Bradley Allweil

Bruins beach volleyball team’s second season faces gritty start

Nathaniel Hendry March 3, 2023

The Bruins women’s beach volleyball team is set to build on more than sand as it enters its second season by learning from preseason games against more established NCAA Division I and II programs. Waves...

The panel of pastors wives included (left to right) Amy Johnson, Sherry Trainer, Michelle Benson and Sarah Fleming. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Panel of pastors’ wives shares a look into family dynamics of ministry 

Nathaniel Hendry March 2, 2023

With their husbands out of the room, four pastors' wives shared a first-hand account of what it looks like to serve alongside their husbands in a special Feb. 28 Ministry Chapel panel discussion. The women...

Law enforcement officials drove past BJU during the lockdown on Feb. 22, 2023. The suspect never entered BJUs campus. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Suspect who triggered BJU lockdown has been arrested

Nathaniel Hendry February 23, 2023

An armed suspect has been apprehended after passing near Bob Jones University on Wednesday afternoon. According to the U.S. Marshals, the suspect was arrested on Wednesday around 4:15 p.m.  According...

Mike Pence to speak at BJU on March 2 

Mike Pence to speak at BJU on March 2 

Nathaniel Hendry February 22, 2023

Former Vice President Mike Pence will speak on the campus of Bob Jones University on Thursday, March 2, at 6 p.m. He will speak in a "fireside chat" in Stratton Hall, after which he will sign his New York...

BJU’s Presidential Leadership Series events bring in outside speakers with personal experience in current issues facing students and faculty. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks during BJU’s Presidential Leadership Series  

Nathaniel Hendry February 3, 2023

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson spoke at his alma mater, Bob Jones University, on Friday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. in the Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. Speaking for the University’s Presidential Leadership...

Team members, from left: Debanhi Flores, Emily Hughes, Mark Dickerson, Andrew Taylor, Paige Williams,
Jiayi Lin, Jonathan Du Fault, Deeanna Perry. Photo: Derek Eckenroth

Class creates tech, nonprofit to fight global malnutrition

Nathaniel Hendry December 9, 2022

Students at Bob Jones University have created a non-profit company that provides tools to quickly detect malnutrition early and work with local officials to take swift action. On Nov. 30 the student-created...

Steve Pettit has been the president of BJU since 2014. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

BJU renews Pettit’s contract with widespread support

Nathaniel Hendry November 19, 2022

Following overwhelming shows of support from students, parents, faculty, alumni and community members, the Bob Jones University Board of Trustees renewed Steve Pettit’s three-year contract as president...

Photo: Jessica Whiffen

Bistro offers fine dining, real-world culinary and marketing experience  

Nathaniel Hendry November 1, 2022

For the third year in a row, a student marketing campaign unites Bob Jones University students interested in culinary arts and students interested in marketing to create a convenient fine dining experience...

For the first time in BJUs history in Greenville, cars will now have to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalks on campus. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Updated handbook focuses on discipleship and fine arts

Nathaniel Hendry September 30, 2022

Alumni visiting campus this year will immediately notice one of this year’s changes to campus policy: pedestrians now have the right of way. This change comes alongside many smaller changes in the...

Recruiters from Christian summer camps and ministries stretching from New York to California came to recruit students. Photo by Nathaniel Hendry

Dozens of summer camp recruiters on campus for ministry conference 

Nathaniel Hendry September 27, 2022

Although camp work often includes long hours of labor in the summer sun, emotionally and spiritually draining tasks, and little to no pay, those who have ministered at camps in the past wholeheartedly...

Attorney Miles Coleman also delivered a lecture on the Constitution at BJU for Constitution Day in 2020.

Award-winning attorney coming to speak at BJU on the Constitution

Nathaniel Hendry September 16, 2022

The Bob Jones University School of Education and Human Services will host a seminar featuring alumnus and attorney Miles Coleman speaking about the Constitutional rights of educators and students in public...

BJU Students set up flags

BJU puts up annual flag display to honor 9/11 victims

Nathaniel Hendry September 10, 2022

On Tuesday, over 200 students from Bob Jones University gathered on the front of BJU’s campus to set up 2,977 flags in honor of the live lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Many of the students who participated...

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