Students

Multnomah Education Provides Solid Foundation for This Fall’s Graduates

Last Friday, 58 students walked across the graduation stage and received their diploma. Graduation was held at Central Bible Church on NE Glisan.

We sat down for a little Q & A with several outstanding graduates to hear more about their time at Multnomah and the impact it’s had on them.
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Student Recitals on December 3

You're invited to attend a music recital presented by Multnomah University's music majors from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 3.

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Caring for the Soul

Once every spring and fall, Multnomah undergrad and seminary students, along with several faculty members, gather together in the JCA Student Center for Day of Prayer. MU cancels classes so students can devote their whole day to connecting with God. The time is not restricted to prayer, though; students are encouraged to commune with the Lord through meditation, reading, writing and worshiping.  Read the rest of this entry »

Morris Dirks to Lead MU’s Day of Prayer on November 20

Multnomah will host a Day of Prayer from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, November 20, at the JCA Student Center. Dr. Morris Dirks, who has been a pastor for more than 25 years in the Pacific Northwest, will lead the event. Dirks has a doctorate in leadership and spiritual formation and recently published "Forming The Leader's Soul: An Invitation to Spiritual Direction." He is the founder and director of SoulFormation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing the spiritual and emotional health of Christian leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

Cinco de Mustache 2013

At 11:45 am on November 8, MU’s cafeteria looks like it does on any other Friday afternoon — completely normal. Students pile food on their plates and find a seat next to a favorite friend or professor. But today is not a normal day. Once the clock’s hands point to noon, the mood in the room suddenly changes. Read the rest of this entry »

New Wine, New Wineskins To Host Health Care Conference Oct. 19

The current health care reform debate has not only caused tension, but it’s also raised a question within the Christian community: How does the Bible bear upon issues like these?

An upcoming conference hosted by New Wine, New Wineskins will address this question and explore other dimensions related to health care. The conference will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at Multnomah University. Read the rest of this entry »

Thinking Beyond Ourselves

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Categories: Faculty, Students

A gray sky and thin veil of rain greeted more than 180 Multnomah University students as they left campus to participate in Day of Outreach on September 24.

Once every spring and fall, students volunteer at several locations in the Portland community in need of their time and energy. A volunteer site can be anywhere: a nonprofit organization, a nursing home, a school, a community center. MU cancels classes for the day so students can devote their whole morning to service. Read the rest of this entry »

All College Retreat 2013 in Photos

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Categories: Faculty, General, Students

MU student and photographer Anthony Beatty Tinsay returned from the 2013 All College Retreat with an impressive collection of photographs. In this post we offer you the chance to experience the excitement through a slideshow of the photos he gave us. Whether you're an alum remembering your own college retreats, a student reliving the experience of the past weekend, or a future student who wants to know how Multnomah kicks off the school year, take a look! Read the rest of this entry »

United by Faith: MU Welcomes New Students

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‘I just felt God wanted me here’

One student is a commuter majoring in business administration. Another is a guitarist who wants to make the most of his musical gifts. Still another is an aspiring missionary pilot who plans to focus on aviation technology.

Our freshmen are here for a lot of different reasons, but they all have one thing in common: an unshakeable faith in God. And they arrived on campus August 22 for a four-day orientation program that spoke to the heart of the Multnomah community. Read the rest of this entry »

Being Transformed Into His Image

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Categories: Alumni, Faculty, General, Students

"And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit."
II Corinthians 3:18

“Dr. G” – As He is Affectionately Known

The auditorium erupted into applause and a standing ovation as Dr. Garry Friesen, this year’s commencement speaker, was introduced and presented with the special honor of Professor Emeritus by Multnomah’s President and Board of Trustees. The influence “Dr. G” has had in the lives of students, faculty, staff and alumni alike is remarkable.  The evening was especially significant for our Multnomah community in light of Garry’s retirement announcement after 37 years of teaching on Multnomah’s faculty.
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