Category: News

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 …

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 …

Remembering Dr. Hope Jordan, Educator, Author, Beloved Leader

Monday, October 28, 2019, marked the passing of Dr. Hope Marie Jordan, a beloved professor in the School of Education for over 20 years. Jordan was the chair for both the Exceptional Educational Executive Leadership and Reading Specialist & Special Education programs. Her background as a K-12 special and general educator provided practical expertise in …

School of Business & Leadership’s Executive Mentorship Program

Mentorship plays an integral role in students’ growth and development at Regent University. Having access to business professionals helps them establish career connections and gain valuable marketplace insights. The Regent University School of Business & Leadership (SBL) has launched an Executive Mentorship Program to connect selected students with seasoned business professionals who will help guide students …

The Business of Doing Ministry: Regent Grad Leads the Charge to Change Lives

By Sarah Nguyen It’s not often you hear the words microfinance and ministry in the same sentence, but for Ryan Holloway, they’re a match made in heaven. Holloway (MBA’16) got his start on the mission field in the Dominican Republic in 2008, where — armed with a business plan and a degree in economics— he successfully …