Category: Featured Story

The 16th Annual Chili Bowl Celebrates the Regent Spirit

By Abby Trivett Regent University’s 16th annual Chili Bowl, held on November 9, 2019, captured the heart and soul of the campus community. Students, staff, faculty and parents came together to watch flag football, enjoy an assortment of chilis, and chat with friends and family. Highlights of the day included an all-star game between the …

Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer Speaks at Annual Veterans Prayer Breakfast

To say Mayor Robert “Bobby” Dyer, a Marine Corps veteran, operates with a servant’s heart is an understatement. With Veterans Day and the Marine Corps birthday (244 years) next week, along with Dyer’s military service, Virginia Beach leadership (particularly in the wake of the city’s mass shooting tragedy) and his connection to Regent, it was …

Military Times names Regent University as “Best for Vets: Colleges 2020”

On Thursday, October 31, Military Times named Regent University among the top institutions in the “Online & Nontraditional Schools” category of “Best for Vets: Colleges.” This is the third year Regent has received this prestigious distinction. The Military Times generates the study each year to recognize institutions of higher education for providing excellent educational opportunities for America’s veterans. The …

Regent Theatre Renamed in Honor of Dede Robertson

By Dawn Reed VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 25, 2019) — Regent University held a special dedication ceremony for the school’s theatre renamed in honor of Dede Robertson, wife of Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, Regent’s founder, chancellor and CEO. The dedication ceremony was held in the Communications Building lobby that Mrs. Robertson personally decorated. The stunning …

Author and Regent Grad Sheds “Light” On Reaching Today’s Youth

By Sara Nguyen For Ron Luce, DSL ’19, when it comes to sharing the gospel and reaching youth for Christ, the numbers tell a big story. Fifty-two percent of the global population is under 30. The median age of Christians globally is 30, and the age someone is most likely to make a decision for …

How Can I Become a Nursing Home Administrator?

By Nicolas Reynolds Projected to add nearly 1.9 million jobs by 2028, the healthcare industry is a promising field that seeks the betterment of society. Readily available care, more affordable medicine, healthier people – these are all results of the advances of modern medicine. And with that, we are seeing higher life expectancy, which accounts …

Regent University Makes Great Colleges to Work For® Honor Roll

For the 11th year, Regent University has been ranked among Great Colleges to Work For®. However, this year is different. For 2019, Regent was prestigiously awarded Honor Roll – the highest rank a school could receive from Great Colleges to Work For®. Why? Because Regent excels in multiple categories – eight in fact – that are …

Regent Law Opens Clinic in Downtown Norfolk

By Nicolas Reynolds On Thursday, September 12, Regent University School of Law commemorated the grand opening of Grace Community Law Clinic in downtown Norfolk. The primary mission of the new branch: to effectively provide pro bono legal aid to the Hampton Roads community. Translated from Latin as “for the public good,” pro bono legal work …

Make God Known; Make the World Better

Regent Faculty are Challenged at Annual Faculty Retreat Sparks – of imagination, possibility and brilliance — can fly when you put a group of astute, purpose-driven faculty in a room together for a day-long retreat. Such was the case on Friday, August 23, as Regent University faculty gathered at a biannual faculty retreat. It was …