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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 …

Institute for Cybersecurity wins CertNexus’ Most Innovative Training Partners of the Year Award

January 9, 2020 – CertNexus announced that Institute for Cybersecurity was named the 2019 Most Innovative ATP of the Year at the inaugural Partner Meeting and Award Ceremony in Rochester, NY. Awarded to exemplary CertNexus Authorized Training Partners (ATP), the ceremony was designed to recognize partners with consistent representation of CertNexus products and committed to …

What Can I Do with a Business Analytics Degree?

Are you good with numbers and business? Do you have an interest in business analytics? If you have the passion and drive to explore and investigate performance to drive business planning, a business analytics degree may be right for you. You may be asking yourself, what can I do with a business analytics degree? First, …

Is a Graphic Design Degree Worth It?

Interested in becoming a graphic designer? Wondering if getting a graphic design degree is worth it? Read more to discover why a graphic design degree is worth getting, what you can expect from the coursework and some of the benefits of getting this degree. What Does a Graphic Designer Do? Graphic designers create visual concepts …

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 …

Regent University Earns 10-Year Reaffirmation of Accreditation from SACSCOC

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (DECEMBER 11, 2019) – Regent University has earned a 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, founder, chancellor and CEO of the university, made the announcement today. “This is an incredible accomplishment for Regent University,” said Robertson. “The full …

Advancing the Goalpost: Former Linebacker Dr. Jason Carthen Keeps Setting & Reaching New Goals

By Dawn Reed Dr. Jason Carthen ’09, School of Business & Leadership’s 2018 Alumnus of the Year, is more than a success story —  he’s an example of what excellent leadership looks like. His accomplishments are notable: NFL linebacker, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, coach, consultant, radio host, best-selling author and doctoral learner. A member of the …

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 …

Happy Thanksgiving

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 …