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Solomon has been a faculty adviser for The Collegian since its first issue.

Faculty adviser retires after 36 years of serving The Collegian, 44 years teaching

Nathaniel Hendry May 1, 2023

A decade after winning the Distinguished Servant Award from the Bob Jones University Alumni Association, Betty Solomon has finally reached the end of an illustrious career of teaching and will retire at...

Before coming to BJU, Kelley worked in several ministry settings, including working as a church planter and on pastoral staff.

Meet Jeffrey Kelly, director of the Student Care Office 

Zachary Edmondson April 20, 2023

While Bob Jones University has provided counseling for its students for many years, the Student Care Office is relatively new, and it now has a new director. Student Care was formed in 2015 to care for...

Coleman is known for his joyful manner of leading worship and his focus on using music embedded with Scripture.

Concert will honor Fred Coleman’s 35 years of music ministry at BJU and premiere original song

April 11, 2023

A concert at Bob Jones University will celebrate the legacy of Fred Coleman’s more than 35 years at BJU. Held Tuesday, April 25 in War Memorial Chapel at 7 p.m., XXXV — Celebrating 35 Years will feature...

Mark Vowels and his wife have gone on several mission trips to Cuba. Photo: Submitted

CGO Director shares value of Mission Trips

Armando Morales February 28, 2023

Over 2,000 years ago, when our Lord first appeared to His disciples after His resurrection, He left His followers with these words: “Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you”...

During the Jan. 19 Missions Advance meeting, Dr. Carol Loescher (left), missionary to Franch, prayed with students after presenting lessons she learned from working in medical missions. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Learning, praying, mobilizing: The mission of Missions Advance

Zachary Smith February 13, 2023

Past and present leaders of an unassuming band of Bob Jones University prayer warriors testify to a rich history of God’s faithful work through their student organization. What began on BJU’s campus...

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...

Scott is working to help BJU graduates earn certification from the
Association of Biblical Counselors (ACBC), where he is the director of membership services.
Photo: Jordyn Britton

Stuart Scott works to train, certify counseling students

Hannah Bray December 9, 2022

Dr. Stuart Scott joined the Bob Jones University faculty in September 2022 to serve as the director of biblical counseling. Scott brings nearly 40 years of experience to BJU, having served as a pastor,...

Arianna Rayder, a senior graphic design major, uses Adobe InDesign to combine the work of all The Collegian contributors into a final polished copy for printing. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

BTS: How The Collegian gets to you

Eylan Martinez December 9, 2022

Students and faculty members invest many hours weekly to provide the Bob Jones University community with a reliable, timely, student-run newspaper. Behind the scenes, The Collegian staff goes through...

Bob Jones University recently welcomed Dr. Richard Stratton as the new dean of the School of Business. He succeeds Mike Buiter, who has moved to a part-time faculty role. Stratton earned a BS in accounting from BJU in 1981 and a PhD in business administration from the University of Georgia in 1994. Photo: Hannah Guell

Dr. Stratton returns to BJU as dean of School of Business

Jared Banks November 1, 2022

Bob Jones University recently welcomed Dr. Richard Stratton as the new dean of the School of Business. He succeeds Mike Buiter, who has moved to a part-time faculty role. Stratton earned a BS in accounting...

Since arriving in India, Sebastian Turman has connected with several
local churches and been asked to preach several times.
Photo: Submitted

Student travels to India for evangelistic mission trip

MacKenzie King November 1, 2022

Sebastian Turman, a junior biblical studies major, left for a somewhat spontaneous trip to India on Sept. 1 and is not sure when he will return, but he knows God wants him in India right now.  Last February,...

SermonAudio currently stores over 2.3 million sermons from conservative preachers and streams them freely on their website and app.  SermonAudio drew inspiration for its sermon Vault from the Doomsday Vault, a seed bank in Svalbard, Norway, designed to replenish plant life on earth in case of a widespread disaster. Photo: Jordyn Britton

SermonAudio Vault safeguards sermons and serves students

Hannah Bray September 30, 2022

SermonAudio, an online platform for storing and broadcasting sermons, recently set up servers known as The Vault at Bob Jones University on the second floor of the Mack Building. Steven Lee, who founded...

From the original 18 buildings captured in the above flyover shot from 1948, BJU expanded its campus over the next seven decades to add buildings such as BJU Press, the
Museum & Gallery, the Founders Memorial Amphitorium and the Davis Field House.
Photos: (left) Photo Services, (right) Nathaniel Hendry

Despite culture, rule changes BJU’s mission remains same

Hannah Bray May 3, 2022

Institutions change throughout the decades, and Bob Jones University is no exception. However, despite significant cultural shifts and facility updates over its decades of operation, BJU’s mission remains...

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