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News Releases

Leasha Ramey Bear Piano Scholarship to honor ’77 music grad

The Leasha Ramey Bear Piano Scholarship was recently established at Evangel University by her family to honor the memory of Leasha. A 1977 graduate of Evangel, she was a beloved music teacher in Willard and Springfield public schools for nearly 40 years. She battled cancer for the past 14 months and went to be with the Lord on Dec. 23, 2019.

President Taylor announces planned retirement from Evangel

Evangel University President Carol A. Taylor, Ph.D., today (Jan. 9, 2020) announced her planned retirement after seven years leading the institution. Speaking to students, faculty, and staff in chapel, Dr. Taylor said she plans to retire in August but agreed to stay on until the next president is in place.

Kern Family Foundation awards grant to expand 4+1 Fast Track ministry program at AGTS of Evangel University

The Kern Family Foundation in Waukesha, Wisconsin, recently awarded a grant to the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Evangel University to support expanding its accelerated master’s degree program. AGTS received this second grant to expand the 4+1 Fast Track Program for highly qualified students committed to full-time, long-term ministry in the United States.

EU Films premieres “While the World Slept”

EU Films will be presenting the student-produced science-fiction drama “While the World Slept” on December 12, 2019, at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in the Barnett Fine Arts Center. Admission for adults is $2, students $1, and Evangel students with an ID get in free.

Evangel students present “A Night on Broadway” to benefit Weller Elementary

Back by popular demand, a group of Evangel University students are producing “A Night on Broadway” Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22-23, at 7 p.m. Both musical productions are fundraisers to support the children at Weller Elementary school. The performances will be held in the theatre of the Barnett Fine Arts Center. Admission will be a donation of winter clothing items, school and art supplies, or a $5 cover charge.

Evangel University Orchestra Fall Concert, Nov. 14

The Evangel University Orchestra will present its Fall Concert on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert H. Spence Chapel Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. The all-orchestra program will feature music of four composers from European nations.

1959 — First graduating class from Evangel honored

Members of the very first graduating class from Evangel University have traveled from as far as California to celebrate their 60th Anniversary this weekend during Evangel’s annual Homecoming festivities. Evangel’s Homecoming activities run Thursday, Oct. 3 through Saturday evening, Oct. 5, 2019

2nd Annual Evangel University Car Show & Cruise, Oct. 5

Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual Evangel University Car Show & Cruise will be a part of the school’s Homecoming festivities on Saturday morning, Oct. 5, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Admission for the viewing public is free. “The intent of the car show is to raise scholarship funds to help students at Evangel experience a first-class education,” said Hector Cruz, director of alumni engagement.

Enrollment increases 8.95% at Evangel University

Total enrollment at Evangel University for the fall of 2019 has increased by 8.95%. There are 2,300 students officially enrolled at Evangel this fall, an increase of 189 over last year, according to Chris Belcher, vice president for enrollment management.

Alumni awards for Evangel University Homecoming ’19 Celebration

Evangel University will honor five alumni as part of the Homecoming ’19 Celebration. The Distinguished Alumnus, Outstanding Young Alumnus, and AGTS Graduate of the Year awards will be presented during a banquet at the Bass Pro White River Conference Center on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m.