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Point University held Sixth Annual Golf Classic

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On October 5, 2018, Point University held its Sixth Annual Golf Classic, raising $26,500 worth of sponsorships to fund scholarships for students from Troup and Chambers counties. “We are very thankful to our donors for supporting this cause,” said Shannon Lipham, Point University golf course manager and assistant men’s golf coach. “This event was a […]

Point University hosted TEDx event

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On September 14, Point University hosted its first TEDx event called TEDxPointUniversity at the New Horizon Theater in West Point, Georgia. TEDx events are self-organized speaking events designed to create a TED-like experience with live speakers and TED Talks videos. As an entity of TED, any organization must file for a license to host a […]

Point University students go to camp

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Four Point University students dedicated their summers to working for Camp Marannook, a biblical training camp in La Fayette, Alabama. “Marannook exists to train people to know Christ through the study of his word and to make him known to others in a camp setting,” said Keith Ray, discipleship director at Marannook. To accomplish this […]

Giving a Georgia prodigy a chance

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Chance Simpson was a lot like other soon-to-be high school graduates—searching for a college where he could learn, grow and pursue his passions. But there was one thing different about Chance’s college journey. He would be starting college at the age of fourteen. A child prodigy, Chance attended Georgia Connections Academy where he completed the […]

Our Hope this Season

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This year the Point community is focusing on the idea of hope. I am encouraged by our university leadership helping us to be mindful of that idea, especially when it seems harder and harder to feel hopeful by the world’s standards. War is never ending. People are starving to death across the world, while we […]

Sakai Virtual Conference

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The Sakai Virtual Conference is a completely online conference with an emphasis on pedagogy and best practices. This faculty-friendly event is a day of learning, sharing and community building with fellow Sakai users around the globe. Presentations take place within virtual meeting rooms where live audio, video and chat allow participants to get the conference experience […]

CGPS November Devotional

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We are familiar with the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37). The story begins as Jesus was being tested and asked “Who is my neighbor?” (v. 29). Jesus then begins to tell of a man traveling who was mugged, beaten, stripped, and left for dead on the side of the road. He then explains […]

Learning Assistance: Online Writing Lab (OWL)

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In order to better serve Point students, the Educational Resource Center (ERC) has developed a virtual online writing lab to aid Point Online and Point Connect students with writing. As a virtual extension of the ERC, the Online Writing Lab (OWL) houses helpful resources for any stage of the writing process, regardless of academic discipline. […]

Embrace the Dream

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In 1964, a young activist for the cause of equality and civil rights in South Africa, Nelson Mandela, was arrested for the crime of treason against his government.  He was held in solitary confinement for 27 years. The first 18 of those 27 years were at Robbin Island, the most feared maximum security penitentiary in […]

Finish Life’s Race

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Recently, after contemplating a death in my family, I sent the following thoughts to my cousins: With the “graduation” of Aunt Jean to heaven, I have been thinking about her, each of you, and what her home-going means to our family. Here is the metaphor that comes to mind. If you have watched or participated […]