News + Events

May 10, 2013
Crown Breaks Ground on New Stadium
$2.4 million project to be ready for fall sports season Crown College is pleased to announce their new $2.4 million outdoor athletic stadium project has begun! According to Crown’s Director of Athletics, Josh Dunwoody, this is one…
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April 26, 2013
How to T.A.L.K. to teens about Tragedy and Terror
Dr. Ken Castor, Crown’s Professor of Christian Ministry Studies, took an opportunistic approach to the recent tragic events facing our world by writing a constructive article about how to T.A.L.K. with teens about these difficult circumstances….
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April 25, 2013
Crown Graduates Get Hired!
Recent survey show unemployment rate of last year’s Crown graduates is 2.1%, much better than current U.S. unemployment rate of 7.3% In a recent survey conducted by the Crown College Career Services department, last year’s graduating…
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March 22, 2013
Getting to Know Dr. Joel Wiggins…video series
New Series gives you an in-depth look at the next president of Crown College. Crown College’s “Getting to Know…” video series gives you a unique look into President-elect Dr. Joel Wiggins. He shares his journey and vision for the…
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March 11, 2013
Crown Online Expands Academic Programs for Fall 2013
Three new Bachelor’s degrees and two new minors all focus on workplace needs. Crown College continues to expand its online program offerings, announcing the addition of three new online majors: Criminal Justice B.S., Disaster and…
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March 3, 2013
Crown Online Unveils New Site
New site provides opportunity to see how Crown Online is impacting lives of students, alumni and friends. Crown Online announces the launching of Crown Online Now, a new site with the purpose of “communicating personal…
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February 25, 2013
Crown’s VP of Student Development quoted in Christianity Today
Mike Sohm’s comments appear in special section of March issue. Crown College’s Vice President of Student Development, Mike Sohm, is quoted several times in a special section found in the March, 2013 issue of Christianity Today.   …
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January 21, 2013
Another “Top 10” National Ranking for Crown Online Programs
Crown Online Programs move up in ranking of Online Christian Colleges The ranking, developed by, considered only those institutions who met the following criteria: Accredited by recognized and respected accrediting agencies. Explicit about providing…
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January 15, 2013
Crown College Announces New President
President-Elect Dr. Joel Wiggins brings expertise in Education, Ministry, and Business Leadership to the College The Board of Directors Executive Committee of the Christian and Missionary Alliance has approved the appointment of Dr. David Joel…
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January 11, 2013
2013-14 Tuition increase of 1.5% is lowest in several years
Housing and Meal Plan costs remain unchanged Given the on-going challenges of today’s economy, Crown College has taken a bold step in holding its 2013-14 tuition increase to 1.5 percent. By offering its Meal Plan and Housing…
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January 3, 2013
Crown announces Distinguished Faculty Award recipients
Award, in its twelfth year, honors outstanding service as well as commitment to academic excellence. Recently, three Crown College faculty members were named recipients of Crown’s Distinguished Faculty Award for their service during the 2011-12…
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November 21, 2012
Newly Renovated Website Launched!
After many months of research, site map rebuilding, design modifications, and community feedback, Crown’s newly renovated website,, has officially launched! Mike Price, Vice President of Enrollment & Marketing at Crown College says, “The number one tool…
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September 13, 2012
U.S. News & World Report ranks Crown among Best Midwest Regional Colleges…Again!
Crown College is, once again, ranked among the Best Midwest Regional Colleges in the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” survey which gathers data on over 1600 higher education institutions across the country.In…
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June 29, 2012
Faculty’s passion for academic excellence extends well beyond campus
Recently, Dr. Glenn Myers presented a paper at the International Congress on Medieval Studies/Institute for Cistercian and Monastic Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Entitled ?Honoring the Stages of Spiritual Formation: William of St. Thierry?s Legacy in…
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April 25, 2012
Crown Athlete Receives UMAC Scholar-Athlete Leadership Award
Seeing Brady Griffith in the hallway, you are instantly taken in by his smile–wide enough to brighten anyone’s day. In the biology lab, this smile turns into a look of determination and focus while studying…
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April 2, 2012
Crown Alum Accepted to Study at University of Cambridge in England
Curtis Kettler, 2007 Crown music grad and director of the Crown Women’s Choir and vocal instructor, has been accepted by the faculty of music at the University of Cambridge in England for the Masters of…
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March 29, 2012
Changes to Educational Leadership Degree
According to Dr. Fawn McCracken, director of teaching, learning, and curriculum at Crown College, the new instructional leadership master’s program, now an option for Adult & Graduate Studies (AGS) students, contains more than surface changes. The…
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March 25, 2012
Spring Break ICE Trips Back home
ICE (InterCultural Experience) trips have long been a Crown tradition and for this year’s Spring Break, four teams of students, led by a student leader and accompanied by a faculty/staff ?coach?, were sent out to…
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March 16, 2012
Crown Alum Named to 40 Under Forty List
One of the area’s leading business publications, Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, named our own, Jonathan Fletcher, Class of 2008, to their 2012 list of 40 Under Forty.Fletcher, a Worship Arts major while at Crown, is…
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September 9, 2011
Crown Awarded ‘Military Friendly School” Title from G.I. Jobs
G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Crown College the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges,…
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