Category: News

Justice Sam Alito Teaches Regent Law Students in Washington, D.C.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Samuel A. Alito Jr. taught 16 Regent University School of Law students during a special three-day jurisprudence seminar titled “Select Issues in Constitutional Interpretation.” The seminar, held at the National Center for State Courts in Washington, D.C., took place on January 13-15, 2020. Alito, who …

Regent University Among Best in Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs Rankings

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 14, 2020) – Regent University has again earned top accolades for its online education programs, according to Best Online rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, the leading authority on university rankings.  In its 2020 “Best Online Programs” rankings, Regent University’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) again scored #1 for …

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology Program at Regent University Earns 10-Year APA Reaccreditation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – The Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) has earned a 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (CoA) for its Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program. “This is a great accomplishment for Regent University and for the School of Psychology & Counseling,” said SPC Dean …

The Superintendent Who’s Changing the Trajectory of Lives

When you meet someone powerfully operating in their purpose, something special happens: They inspire you too. Such is the case with Sharon I. Byrdsong, Ed.D. (EDU ’08). Recognized for improving academic outcomes and closing achievement gaps, this Regent alum was recently appointed acting superintendent of schools for Norfolk Public Schools in Norfolk, Virginia. Overseeing a …

Former Congressman Frank Wolf Speaks at Regent University

On Thursday, December 5, scholars and faculty at Regent assembled to hear lectures by former congressman Frank Wolf. During his 24 years serving Virginia in the United States’ House of Representatives, Wolf authored the International Religious Freedom Act, which infused America’s first freedom – religious freedom – into U.S. foreign policy by creating the International …

Brigitte Gabriel at Regent Law Chapel

On Wednesday, November 21, students and faculty at Regent gathered to hear Brigitte Gabriel speak at Regent Law’s weekly chapel. In addition to founding ACT, the largest national security grassroots organization in the U.S. – with over one million members – Gabriel is a regular guest analyst on Fox News Channel, CNN and many American and international …

New Faculty Member Barbara Nicolosi Harrington is Raising the Bar for Christian Cinema Through Regent University’s Script and Screenwriting Program

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 22, 2019) – Barbara Nicolosi Harrington, Ph.D., has been named associate professor and coordinator of script and screenwriting programs within the Media & Visual Arts department of the School of Communication & the Arts at Regent University. Harrington will work with both graduate and undergraduate students. Peter Fraser, Ph.D., director of …

Regent University Dedicates Fountain to Colonel Richard “Rich” Jemiola.

On Wednesday, November 12, 2019, Regent University dedicated its iconic fountain to the beloved Colonel Richard “Rich” Jemiola. Prior to his passing in June 2019, Jemiola served as an integral member of Regent’s executive team. He humbly contributed to the university’s mission and vision during his 20 years managing the university’s facilities. Regent founder, chancellor …

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 …