News & Events Archive

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 …

School of Business & Leadership’s Accelerated MBA Program

Looking to fast-track earning your master’s in business? Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership offers an Accelerated MBA you can earn in less than 24 months. The Accelerated MBA Program enables those currently in the workplace to grow their career potential through earning their higher degree at a pace that suits whatever season of …

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 …

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 …

Regent University Law Wins Stetson National Pretrial Competition for the Second Year in a Row

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 17, 2019) – For the second year in a row, Regent University School of Law‘s Trial Advocacy Board won the Stetson National Pretrial Competition in Gulfport, Florida. The competition, which took place October 10-13, brought 16 invited teams together from law schools around the country, including Texas Tech and Chapman, to …

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 …

Nearly 200 Prestigious Guests Assembled for First-Ever Legal Learning Festival & Alumni Weekend

From October 3-6, 2019, nearly 200 guests, including Regent Law alumni, local attorneys, and federal and state judges assembled for the first-ever Legal Learning Festival & Alumni Weekend on Regent’s Virginia Beach campus. In a red-carpet rollout of sorts, the law school fused some of its finest events with a lineup of notable legal scholars …

The Bible’s Not Socialist. A Single Book Proves It

By Rob Schwarzwalder “Jesus was a socialist.” That’s the claim of a professor at Occidental College, and a lot of other Christians. Of course, that’s silly. How do we know it’s silly? Because the book of Deuteronomy tells us what God wants our economic life to look like. And it’s definitely not socialist. That’s why A …

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 …