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September 16, 2009

Regent College and the H1N1 Virus

Regent has developed the following policy in response to the possibility of an H1N1 flu pandemic. Although our assumption is that the academic year will be ‘business as usual', we require all students and employees to take the following precautions: If you become sick at home with flu-like symptoms do not come to Regent until you ha...

August 24, 2009

Doing The Truth In Love: An Evangelical Call for Response to Caritas In Veritate

In his third encyclical, Caritas in Veritate (Love in Truth), Pope Benedict XVI invites deeper thinking about economic life, and in particular about economic development in the context of globalization. Sixty-eight evangelical leaders from four continents have released a statement responding to the encyclical, including including Regent College ...

August 09, 2009

Paul Stevens Interviewed on "The Spirituality of Canoeing"

Paul Stevens (Regent College Professor Emeritus of Marketplace Theology and Leadership) was recently interviewed on CBC's Tapestry program on "The Spirituality of Canoeing". Based on an essay Paul wrote called The Song of the Paddle, he outlines four reasons why he believes that canoeing is a spiritual experience. The essay is included in Northe...

July 03, 2009

Darrell Johnson Accepts New Position

Darrell W. Johnson, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at Regent College has resigned from his full-time post at the College to accept the call of Vancouver's First Baptist church to return to pastoral ministry. He will assume the position of Senior Minister at First Baptist September of this year, but will continue to teach one class per ...

June 16, 2009

Rod Wilson's Term as President of Regent College Extended

The Regent College Board of Governors has "with unanimity and enthusiasm" offered Rod Wilson a five-year extension (beginning in August of 2010) to his term as President of Regent College. The students, staff, faculty and Board of Governors of Regent College are very grateful for Wilson's dedicated leadership and service to the Regent community,...

May 12, 2009

Regent Student Accepted as Ministry Fellow for the Fund for Theological Education

Regent student Kristopher Walhof has been accepted as a Ministry Fellow for the Fund for Theological Education. Ministry Fellowships provide financial support to enhance the formation of ministerial leadership for second-year seminarians. Students must be nominated by the dean or president of their seminary. Ministry Fellows participate in a Con...

May 11, 2009

Regent College Tower Receives American Institute of Architects Award

A Canadian architect and a glass artist, each distinguished in their own fields, will share centre stage in San Francisco this April when they receive the prestigious Design Merit Award for Sacred Landscapes from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). This award was presented to architect Clive Grout and glass artist Sarah Hall on A...

May 08, 2009

Bob Derrenbacker Named President of Thorneloe University

It is with a mixture of joy and sadness, congratulations and sorrow that I have to announce to the Regent community that Bob Derrenbacker, our associate professor of New Testament, has been appointed as the President and Provost of Thorneloe University, an Anglican institution federated with Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. He will...

March 27, 2009

Promotion of Rikk Watts

Rikk WattsThe Board of Governors of Regent College is pleased to announce that Dr. Rikki E. Watts has been promoted to the rank of full professor of New Testament studies. Rikk Watts obtained his first degree in aeronautical engineering and worked as an engineer before doing a Bachelor of Arts degree at Latrobe University in Australia. He also s...

March 11, 2009

Faithful Medicine Receives Official CME Activity Approval

The AAFP CME Accreditation Department has declared that "This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25.25 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians." Partial credits will also be given to those who complete the just the course or conference.