Evangel University graduates Melissa Rivera and Andreas Moeller were honored during the 2019 Baccalaureate ceremony as recipients of the Anne Spence Award for Meritorious Christian Character and Service. The award provides a venue for rewarding and affirming students for reasons other than solely academic or athletic accomplishment.
Evangel University & the Springfield Sports Commission are hosting the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Softball World Series, May 21-29.
FIRST UP is the NAIA Champions of Character® service event on Tuesday, May 21, where members of all 10 teams will visit the four Boys & Girls Club units in Springfield.
Evangel University business students returned from the 2019 Enactus USA National Exposition with two trophies and $4,000 for their efforts. The Expo was held May 5-7 in Kansas City. The Evangel team won the Jack Shewmaker Enactus Spirit Award for 2019. The Enactus motto is “A Head for Business, A Heart for the World,” and there are 404 active teams in the U.S., engaging 10,183 college students in more than 665 community projects.
Back by popular demand, the Evangel University Auxiliary will once again be holding its Colossal Garage Sale on May 15-18, 2019, in the Mabee Student Fitness Center on the northwest side of the campus. Clothing, small appliances, jewelry, books and office items, toys, furniture and other household goods will be among the items for sale. The event will help raise funds for academic projects funded by the Auxiliary.
The new Evangel magazine, which was unveiled last fall, won three national awards at the Evangelical Press Association’s annual conference, thanks to the work by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Matt Hufman. The EPA conference was held April 7-9, 2019.
The E.M. & Estella Clark Award for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship and Service for 2019 was presented to Dr. Don Tosh, profess of mathematics, during EU’s 61st Commencement Ceremony.
The Orville & Jewel Mills Young Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship & Service for 2019 was presented to Erica Harris, assistant professor of biology, on May 3, during the 61st Annual Commencement Ceremony for Evangel University.
Evangel University and its seminary will see 511 degrees conferred this spring at a joint graduation ceremony on Friday morning, May 3, 2019, in the James River Church auditorium in Ozark, Missouri. Renowned surgeon Dr. Greg Mundis, a 1999 EU graduate, will deliver the commencement address. This will be the 61st Annual Commencement ceremony for Evangel and the 46th Annual Commencement for AGTS.
Four of Evangel University’s choral ensembles will perform the Spring Choral Concert on Thursday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert H. Spence Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.
EU Films will premiere the psychological drama, Led Astray, on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 6 and 8 p.m., in the Barnett Fine Arts Center at Evangel University. Led Astray tells the story of a young girl, Savannah Hart, who embarks on a mission to find her lost sister, Jackie, after an EMP explosion has left the country without electricity. After finding her sister, Savannah discovers that Jackie has joined a commune dominated by a charismatic man named Cedar.
The Evangel University Fine Arts & Design Gallery is featuring the works of four seniors through May 2, 2019. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is located in the Lawrence & Alletha Barnett Fine Arts Center, just south of the Spence Chapel, facing Glenstone Ave.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Dallas-area businessman Daryl Flood will be speaking with business students at Evangel University on Wednesday, April 17, at 10 a.m. As President and CEO of Daryl Flood Relocation & Logistics, and the largest agent for Mayflower Transit in the country, he has built his business on the open book management policies of SRC’s Jack Stack, author of The Great Game of Business. The lecture is free and open to the public.
More than 9,000 tulips at Evangel University blooming, and the community is invited to enjoy their beauty across the front of the north Springfield campus, located at 1111 N. Glenstone Ave. in Springfield.
The Evangel University Orchestra will present its spring concert on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., in the Robert H. Spence Chapel.
The program will feature pianist Gregory Worthley, a junior from Nixa, Missouri, on Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major, op. 10 by Sergei Prokofiev.
The Evangel University Symphonic Band will perform a concert on Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m., in the Barnett Recital Hall, under the direction of Matthew Moore. The concert is free and open to the public.
This display of Alaskan artifacts are from different towns and regions across Alaska. Springfieldian Ruth Donadio and her late husband, the Rev. Pat Donadio, obtained the artifacts during their time of ministerial service in Alaska, from 1966 to 1987.
Evangel’s Behavioral & Social Sciences Department will present their third annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the vestibule of the Lawrence & Alletha Barnett Fine Arts Center.
The Evangel University Jazz Orchestra Spring 2019 concert on Tuesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. will feature special guest Stockton Helbing from Dallas, Texas. Join us in the recital hall of Evangel’s Barnett Fine Arts Center.
Join us for this rebooked concert (canceled in February due to inclement weather) — The Evangel University Faculty Brass Quintet will present their annual concert in the Barnett Fine Arts Center on Monday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m.
Join us for the 14th annual Greater Springfield Easter Sunrise Celebration, Sunday, April 21, at Hammons Field. Gates open 6:00 a.m. Free admission & parking.
The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Evangel University (AGTS) will hold its annual Baccalaureate Service at 12-noon on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at AGTS. Then the Seminary’s 46th Annual Commencement Celebration will be Friday, May 3, 2019, at 9:30 a.m., in conjunction with the 61st Annual Commencement Ceremony for Evangel University, at the James River Church in Ozark, Mo.
Dr. Berl Best and Dr. Ray Schmidgall will be celebrated during a special Trees of Honor ceremony, Friday, March 29, at 11 a.m., in the lobby of the Riggs Hall Administration Building.
The Evangel University Department of Music is proud to introduce its new Steinway “D” Grand Piano to the public with a dedication concert Thursday, March 28, 2019, at 6 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. The Lawrence & Alletha Barnett Fine Arts Auditorium is just south of the Spence Chapel at 1111 N. Glenstone Ave. in Springfield, Missouri.
Evangel University is again offering a full-day training on suicide prevention, for credit, Friday, April 5, 2019 — Compassion for the Suicidal Soul.
The Evangel University Department of Kinesiology will present its Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2019 to 1988 graduate Don Decker in a ceremony on Friday, March 22. Decker, a star quarterback at Evangel, has committed his life to higher education, and is nationally recognized as a leader in the field of strength and conditioning for athletes.
Six performances of the six-time Tony Award-winning musical My Fair Lady will be presented by Evangel University in the Fine Arts Theatre this spring — March 28-30 and April 11-13. It is widely considered one of the greatest musicals of all time!
The Springfield Business Journal’s annual 40 Under 40 list for 2019 was announced recently, and seven of the 40 up-and-comers are alumni of Evangel.
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER — The Evangel University Faculty Brass Quintet will present their annual concert in the recital hall of the Barnett Fine Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m.