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February 13, 2019
Why This Alumna Dedicated Her Life to Showing Kindness
To say Christine Anderson is an overachiever might be an understatement. The alumna, former Student Chaplain, and volleyball player is an example of finding one’s calling in life while attending college. There were many twists…
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February 6, 2019
This 17-Year-Old PSEO Student Runs a Bakery in Her Spare Time (When She’s Not in Class)
Karissa Gilbert is one busy 17-year-old. As a Crown PSEO (Post Secondary Education Option) student currently in her second year of college (she is a high school senior), Gilbert owns and operates a small business…
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February 1, 2019
From Player to Coach with the Turn of a Tassel
By Candi Veer Sometimes, it’s important to act on your dreams right away. For Molly Greenfield, her dreams materialized shortly after she turned the tassel on her graduation cap. As the tallest player on her…
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January 18, 2019
The One Reason Tim Wendel Keeps Breaking Records. And It Doesn’t Have to Do With His Height.
When Tim Wendel has a basketball in his hands, you know something exciting will happen. Coupled with his size (6’6”) and strength, his incredible athleticism and ball-handling allows Wendel to finish plays at the rim…
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January 15, 2019
Considering a Gap Year? This Overseas Program Gives You a Full Year’s Worth of College Credit
When Sarah Wilbur graduated from high school in 2017, she knew she was going to college to pursue a bachelor’s degree. There was only one problem. As you can guess, most academic institutions don’t let…
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January 11, 2019
Content Marketing Team Expands, Succeeds, and Prepares for Third Year
There’s something unique about how Crown College runs its social media accounts, handles many of the photo requests for events, and tells the stories you read online. In January of 2017, an idea started to…
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January 8, 2019
5 Ways the New Crown College Mobile App Helps Incoming Students
Technology is a tool that can help us stay more connected, find new information, and keep tabs on events. One of the key benefits is to cut through any chaos, confusion, and clutter. Starting this…
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January 2, 2019
Running the Greatest Race: From Student to Faculty Member
By Travis Bondy Jonathan Vinson was in the race of a lifetime. It was 2017, and he was running a marathon in Switzerland that involved an ascent 6,000 feet up a mountain for 26 miles….
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December 18, 2018
Crown Online Ranks #2 For Preparing Missionaries to Lead has ranked Crown College second in the country among all online Christian colleges for preparing missionaries in the field. Using weighted averages comparing 50 online colleges, the site uses criteria such as the number…
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December 11, 2018
Just Announced: First Educational Institution Ever to Win Southwest Metro Chamber of Commerce Award
Pictured: Darren Noble, Crown College Director of Career Services, and Jeff Filipek, SouthWest Metro Chamber President. Crown College has won the 2018 Large Business of the Year award as presented by SouthWest Metro Chamber of…
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December 7, 2018
Distinguished Faculty Award Recipients for 2018
On December 5, 2018, Crown College announced the Faculty Awards for Service during the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Congratulations to the following award recipients! (Listed from left to right) The Distinguished Teaching Award was presented to…
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December 4, 2018
Alumna Recognized as Top Theologian Has Advice for Those Seeking a Ministry Role (Especially Women)
Serving in a church or in any ministry is often a challenging experience. There are many people who make demands about how to approach ministry, right down to the best personality for the job and…
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November 28, 2018
What do Skateboarding, Making Disciples, and Crown College have in Common?
By Alyssa Kranz Jonny Nelson had a dream to do ministry in the action sports world — but just as it came to fruition, Jonny was forced to close the doors. Jonny is the founder…
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November 20, 2018
First Graduates of New Law Enforcement Major Ready for Duty
Two graduates of the new Law Enforcement major at Crown College are ready for duty. The new major, part of the Humanities department, is attracting attention due to a renewed interest in the law enforcement…
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November 13, 2018
Men’s Golf Competes at PGA Level Course
By Alyssa Kranz It’s not everyday that the Crown Men’s golf team competes on a world-famous golf course. Yet, that’s exactly what happened on October 10 on a course played by Tiger Woods as Crown…
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November 9, 2018
Theatre Roars Back to Crown College
Crown College’s Department of Humanities is proud to present Anton Chekhov’s reimagined classic, The Bear, translated by Julius West and directed by Adjunct Professor of Communication Kevin C. K. Berg in Simpson Auditorium. Performances will…
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November 8, 2018
How This Alumna Landed a Job at Lucasfilm (Cue the Lightsabers and Chewbacca Roar)
Photo Credit: Lucasfilm, used by permission Kelly Erickson never imagined she’d be working at one of the most famous movie production studios on the planet — or, you might say, the entire universe. This year,…
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November 2, 2018
Crown College Has Historic Season, Wins UMAC Quarterfinal
St. Bonifacius, MN – Nov 2, 2018 Crown’s men’s soccer team completed a historic season, winning a dramatic quarterfinal game after a penalty kick shootout and finishing even (at 6-6) in their conference. The team…
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October 31, 2018
Professors Embark on a New Initiative to Enhance and Deepen the Classroom Experience
Learning is a lifelong endeavor. Even for those who have attained a doctorate and have accumulated many years of experience teaching in a classroom, there’s nothing quite like gaining a new perspective. It’s rewarding to…
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October 22, 2018
Persevering Through Ministry Challenges on a Mission Trip to Japan
By Alyssa Kranz He stepped outside his Airbnb onto a crowded city street. He thought to himself, something is different. Something is missing. Was it the strange quietness? Even in the commotion and busyness, there…
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