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Distinctive Department Spotlight: Becky Ingle; Master of Education in Literacy

What brought you to Evangel? Over the years, I had looked at various graduate programs, but none of them seemed like the right fit.  One of my coworkers shared information with […]

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Distinctive Department Spotlight: Hannah Baldwin, Curriculum & Instruction Leadership Online

“Figure out what you love to do, and then figure out how to get paid to do it.” When I was in my thirties, I considered Dave Ramsey’s wisdom. I […]

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Distinctive Department Spotlight: Sonni Williams; Curriculum & Instruction Leadership Online

What brought you to Evangel? Initially, I came to Evangel because of their reputation of quality educators in their education department. Once classes began, I knew this was where I […]

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Distinctive Department Spotlight: David Meyer, Criminal Justice; Outstanding Alumnus

What brought you to Evangel University?  I came to Evangel in the mid 90’s to attend college.  I am from NY, so I didn’t know what to expect when I […]

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Distinctive Department Spotlight: Heather Crow, Middle School Education

What brought you to Evangel? I came to Evangel because I was checking out the college online and saw the Founders scholarship (now called Valor Scholars Program). I thought I […]

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Tips for Thriving at EU

Every student wants the best experience possible when choosing their university, and Evangel students are no exception! Transitioning into college can often be a daunting and confusing task, so we’re […]

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Distinctive Department Spotlight: Hannah Elerick, Middle School Education

What brought you to Evangel? The easy answer on what brought me to Evangel would be the Lord. I was dead set on another college for four years and the […]

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10 Invisible Skills EU Graduates Bring to Employers

by Dr. Mike Rakes Biblical worldview – the ability to see every person as valuable and operate with an ethos of compassion. Spiritual intelligence – an ability to engage others […]

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Why Evangel? A Journey of Teacher Leadership

By Dr. Jenny Talburt I began the Ed.D. program as a classroom teacher, feeling a nudge to continue learning at high levels and to grow into something for which the […]

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Why Evangel? Allison’s Ed.D. Story: Supporting Arts Integration in Nixa Schools

by Allison Fleetwood I cannot sit still. I love to try new things and have always been a lifelong learner. After fifteen years of teaching, I knew that I needed […]

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Why Evangel?  Ed.D. Student Experience

Dr. Stephanie Long When I decided to pursue my doctorate degree, Evangel offered several of the essentials I was looking for.  I had successful experiences at a public university while […]

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Looking to Complete an Ed.D.? Why Evangel?

by Dr. Susan Langston, Ed.D. Program Coordinator      Why Evangel?  What makes this Doctor of Education program unique?  We get these questions a lot, and I love answering them!  First, our […]

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Education Department: Brian Breeden, Director of Operations for the Clever R-V School District

My name is Brian Breeden, and I am currently the Director of Operations for the Clever R-V School District. Starting July 1st, 2022, I will be taking over the superintendent […]

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Education Department: Curriculum and Instruction Leadership Graduate

Madison Thompson, 2016 undergraduate education major, 2019 Curriculum and Instruction Leadership masters graduate What brought you to Evangel?  I originally attended EU in 2013 because I wanted to “small school” […]

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Community Relief and Development: A Transformative Practicum Experience

Baylee Burger, senior Biology major with a minor in Community Relief and Development, recently traveled to Zambia for her practicum.   “I’ve always felt a call towards missions,” she said. “I […]

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Dual Enrollment: Athena’s Story

Athena DeMera, sophomore at Evangel University, chose to register for Evangel’s Dual Enrollment courses as a high school student. While looking for dual enrollment courses, Athena said, “I originally took […]

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Dr. Mike Rakes is Evangel University’s Fifth President

Dr. Mike Rakes is now serving as Evangel University’s fifth president. Rakes transitioned to EU from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he and his wife, Darla, served as lead pastors of […]

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Evangel School Partnership Program: Students Graduate with Master’s Degree

Three school districts involved in the Evangel Graduate Education Partnership have had cohorts of teachers graduate with their master’s degrees within the last few months. “What a huge blessing it […]

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Distinctive Department Spotlight: Communication Department

EU Films’ Inheritance was recently accepted into the Texas Faith & Film Festival where it received the award for best student feature. The film was directed by Holly Black, 2020 […]

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Distinctive Department Spotlight: Dr. Andrea Hughes, Education Department

What brought you to Evangel? Evangel has an incredible reputation in the field of Education. Luckily, a mentor of mine saw the job posting and shared it with me and I […]

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