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Live a Life of Significance

You’re about to embark on a life-changing chapter of your life.
Regent University Incoming Freshmen

HONOR THE PAST. CHANGE THE FUTURE. LIVE FOR GOD’S GLORY.

Honor the Past
Honoring the legacy. Remembering all that is true, good, and beautiful in this world and continuing to honor those ideals. This is the life you will embrace with others at Regent University.

Change the Future
Changing lives. Having what it takes – the grit, the intellect, the humility, the wisdom – to make a real impact on this world and the lives around you. At Regent, you will learn to pursue and achieve innovative and worthwhile goals that will grow and humble you, and change the world around you.

Live for God’s Glory
Living with purpose. Living for Jesus Christ, by His infallible and eternal Word, and toward a life that finds its identity in deep and abiding faith. Together, you will learn to live a life of worship and obedience to a loving God, a life of joys and sorrows, and a life of friendship, fellowship, and love. It’s a life greater than yourself.

THIS IS LIFE

Life at Regent involves asking the big questions and helping to solve the problems in this world.

  • What does it take to eliminate disease?
  • How will artificial intelligence change mankind?
  • How is social media impacting democracy?
  • How do we stop the spread of addiction?
  • How do we protect privacy and security amidst rapidly advancing technology?
  • What is a Christ-centered response to poverty and human suffering?
  • Why are there so many religions in the world?
  • Why do people fall in love?
  • How do we create a moral and virtuous society?
  • What is truth?

This is life at Regent University.

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“Regent gave me the skills I needed and prepared me for the work I’m doing now.”

Stryker Watts, B.S. in Business - Marketing, 2013 Senior Manager, Deposit & Regional Marketing, First Republic Bank

“Proverbs 27:17 states, 'Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.' That's been my Regent experience academically and relationally. I am grateful to have grown together with such amazing people.”

Christian Ellis, B.S. in Business, 2018; M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2020 Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Regent University

“Greatness is deposited into the hearts of every student through this university. It's a greatness to serve with excellence, humility, and a commitment to respond both in heart and mind to the work ahead.”

Lauren Dennis, B.S. in Biophysical Sciences, 2020 Student Research Assistant, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

“I'm grateful to Regent for developing my leadership skills, which are an essential component to the technical knowledge needed for a career in my field.”

Maximiliano Gigli, B.S. in Cybersecurity, 2020 Administrative Business Partner, Google
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Regent News

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April 7, 2021
Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Hecht Delivers Online Lecture to Regent Law Students: Access to Justice

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 7, 2021) - On Monday, April 5, 2021, the Honorable Nathan Hecht, Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, addressed J.D., M.A., and LL.M. students in Regent …

April 6, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With John Fund, Hans von Spakovsky, and Jay Ashcroft

Watch the second in the Robertson School of Government American Election Integrity series below. This video explains the most pressing hot button issue in politics today … H.R. 1/S1 …

April 5, 2021
Regent School of Divinity to Host “For the Church, By the Church” Webinar on April 14, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 5, 2021) - Regent University’s School of Divinity will host a webinar on the topic of revival, titled “For the Church. By the Church,” on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. The …

March 31, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity Keynote With Dr. Ben Carson and Eric Metaxas

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted a highly attended virtual conference on the critical topic of election integrity in America. Moderated …

March 30, 2021
Regent University Dean Launches Library Leadership Council

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 30, 2021) – The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) recently approved a proposal submitted by Dean of Regent University Library Esther Gillie to establish a CCCU Library Leadership Council …

March 29, 2021
Mary 4 Mayor: Regent University Feature Film Debuts April 5

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 29, 2021) – Regent University’s School of Communication & the Arts is pleased to announce the release of Mary 4 Mayor . The feature film, available April 5, marks the second collaboration between …

March 22, 2021
Robertson School of Government Newsletter: March 2021

In this Issue Regent University Launches M.A. in International Development Program Dean’s Corner More from RSG Social Media Upcoming Webinar: Webinar: Analyzing American Election Integrity Upcoming Webinar: The Longer Telegram: The …

March 18, 2021
10 Things You Need to Know About Regent 2021 Commencement and Commissioning Virtual Ceremonies

Regent is excited that graduates and their supporters from around the world can come together during a virtual experience to celebrate the culmination of our journey together. Here are some important …

March 18, 2021
Regent University Announces Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as 2021 Commencement Speaker

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 18, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as the keynote speaker for its 41st commencement ceremony on May 8, 2021. Secretary …

March 15, 2021
Regent Theatre Presents the Psychological Drama The Heiress

By Carlee MacPherson, Student Writer The Regent University theatre department presented a limited showing of The Heiress, by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, from March 4-7, 2021 in the Dede Robertson Theatre, located within the …

March 15, 2021
Regent University Student Named Regional Winner of the 2021 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 15, 2021) – The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) and the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public …

March 11, 2021
Regent University to Host Election Integrity Conference on March 23, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 11, 2021) – Regent University’s Robertson School of Government will host a virtual conference on the topic of election integrity on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. The event will feature notable …

March 8, 2021
Regent University Will Celebrate Virtual Commencement Ceremony on May 8, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 8, 2021) – On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Regent University will celebrate its 41st commencement ceremony in a virtual format with live-streamed events at www.regent.edu/commencement. We are …

March 3, 2021
Collegiate Day of Prayer Through the Eyes of a Regent University Student

By Isobel Nardone, Student Writer VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 3, 2021) - On February 25, 2021, Regent University had the honor of hosting Collegiate Day of Prayer, the oldest day of prayer in American history. This nationally …

March 1, 2021
What is Leadership Coaching? | The Principles of Leadership Coaching

You’ve noticed that people of all ages come to you for advice and guidance. They tell you how much they like your calm manner and how well you listen. You know just how to challenge them while also motivating them. The real …