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Mike Rowe’s “Returning the Favor” features Evangel grad

Evangel University graduate Kelly Ward and his wife, Alisa, recently received a surprise visit from Mike Rowe, actor and TV host best known for the show “Dirty Jobs” on the Discovery Channel. They were about to be a guest on his new show, “Returning the Favor.”

Samantha Tyler named HR director for Evangel University

Samantha Tyler, the current president of the Springfield Area Human Resources Association, has been named HR director of Evangel University.

She is a 2006 business graduate and will finish her Master of Organizational Leadership degree at Evangel this fall.

Adult & Graduate Studies — 2019 EU graduation awards

The College of Adult & Graduate Studies at Evangel University presented hoods and awards during a Baccalaureate service Wednesday, May 3,.

The ceremony honored the work of three categories of adult learners — doctoral, masters and adult studies (degree completion) students.

Behavioral & Social Sciences Department — 2019 EU graduation awards

The Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences at Evangel University announced its 2019 graduation awards, given during the Baccalaureate service Thursday, May 2.

Majors offered include criminal justice, government, history, psychology, social sciences and social work. The military science (ROTC) program is also included in this department.

Business Department — 2019 EU graduation awards

The Department of Business at Evangel University has announced its 2019 graduation awards, given during the Baccalaureate service Thursday, May 2, in the Robert H. Spence Chapel auditorium.

The department offers comprehensive majors in management, marketing, accounting, finance, nonprofit business & social enterprise, or business education.

Communication Department — 2019 EU graduation awards

The Department of Communication at Evangel University announced its 2019 graduation awards during the Baccalaureate service Thursday, May 2.

Students study video, audio and film production, journalism, public relations, advertising, public speaking, multimedia design and much more — all applied through methods of electronic media, print and oral communication.

Education Department — 2019 EU graduation awards

The Department of Education at Evangel University has announced its 2019 graduation awards, given during the Baccalaureate service Thursday, May 2.

Working with the theme “caring, committed, competent educators shape the future,” the education department at Evangel offers 15 majors.

Humanities Department — 2019 EU graduation awards

The Department of Humanities at Evangel University has announced its 2019 graduation awards, given during the Baccalaureate service Thursday, May 2.

The Department focuses on majors in art, literature, languages and theatre.

Kinesiology Department — 2019 EU graduation awards

The Department of Kinesiology at Evangel University has announced its 2019 graduation awards, given during the Baccalaureate service Thursday, May 2.

The department offers allied health students the opportunity to learn the art of patient care and injury prevention with degrees in athletic training, occupational therapy and physical therapy. Other kinesiology students earn majors in exercise science, sport management and physical education (with K-12 certification).

Music Department — 2019 EU graduation awards

The Department of Music at Evangel University has announced its 2019 graduation awards, given during the Baccalaureate service Thursday, May 2, in the Robert H. Spence Chapel auditorium.

The music department offers a variety of degree programs, including music performance, music education, recording technology and worship leadership.

Natural & Applied Sciences Department — 2019 EU graduation awards

The Department of Natural & Applied Sciences at Evangel University has announced its 2019 graduation awards, given during the Baccalaureate service Thursday, May 2, in the Robert H. Spence Chapel auditorium.

The department offers 12 majors to prepare students for careers ranging from education to the environment, including chemistry, computers, pre-engineering and health care.

Two Evangel grads receive Anne Spence Award for Character & Service

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.

NAIA Softball World Series comes to Springfield

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.

Enactus Team from Evangel University excels at nationals

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.

The return of Evangel Auxiliary’s Colossal Garage Sale

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.