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Government redesigns student award letters

To combat the rising costs of college and to promote financial clarity, President Obama and the Department of Education unveiled the “Shopping Sheet” in July. The education department partnered with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to create a standardized award letter. All colleges and universities are requested to use this […]

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Kelsey Daugherty is the president of SGA What is your role? “As one of the main contacts for students and as a spokesperson for SGA, I preside at meetings. Also present to various groups around campus such as the Board of Trustees, the Alumni Board, and Parent’s council. The biggest […]

Honors Program changes, adds depth for students
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Honors Program changes, adds depth for students

A new semester always brings change. The Honors Scholars Program is no exception. This year students can expect changes in leadership, programming and the freshman experience. New Leadership Honors students will now fall under the direction Trisha Posey, the new director of the Honors Scholars Program. Also, Biblical Studies Professor […]

Genesis House gets new look
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Genesis House gets new look

Construction management students from John Brown University will be using their skills this semester to help the Genesis House prepare its new location. The students and many other volunteers will be renovating an old home on North Inglewood Street into a facility for the ministry, which serves the homeless of […]

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$60,000 grant to protect waterways

The construction management department recently received a $60,000 grant from Walmart to educate students on preventing storm water runoff from damaging waterways. The grant extends over five years and is in response to the need to educate students on the Clean Water Act and the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan. […]

$2.1 million to save marriages
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$2.1 million to save marriages

“As a marriage goes, so goes a family. As a family goes, so goes a community,” Gary Oliver, the executive director for the Center for Relationship Enrichment at John Brown University, is known for saying. This statement embodies the mission of the Center’s work with the grant money they received […]

Graduate’s hometown dream becomes reality
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Graduate’s hometown dream becomes reality

Ana Paulina Villanueva (’12) joined SIFE hoping to make a difference. Her hopes were realized when a new school opened in her home village of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on Sept. 1. Villanueva headed up the project ADVANCE Nicaragua from early 2010 to last April. Originally, she just wanted to provide school […]

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City construction increases safety, hassle

Students at John Brown University and residents of Siloam Springs will not drive far before running into road construction. Both U.S. Highway 412 and the University Street bridge are getting a makeover. David Bushey, resident engineer of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, said they are “widening 1.6 miles […]

Former University students manage Lakeside
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Former University students manage Lakeside

Say hello to the two new girls in town—in Belfast, that is. John Brown University has been fostering a relationship with Ireland for many years, providing a place of education, service, mission work and much more. Students who study abroad in Ireland live in the University’s own Lakeside Manor. According […]

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Enrollment rises and retention soars

As the new semester begins, preliminary reports show that John Brown University’s enrollment rates are the highest ever. Traditional students number 1,317 this semester, according to the preliminary 11th Day report. In 2011, the numbers showed 1,279 traditional students on campus. Traditional students number The report is traditionally used by […]