Posts Tagged ‘president’

10 Things That Really Matter On Election Day

Comments Off Written on November 6th, 2012 by
Categories: 75th Anniversary, Alumni, Faculty, General, Joe Aldrich
10 Things That Really Matter On Election Day

On the eve of a hotly contested Presidential Election vote many people are prognosticating on how momentous it all is. We've even heard some pundits call it the "most important decision in our lifetimes." We're skeptical of such lofty sentiments and wondered if there are other decisions that actually matter more. We wondered if important decisions are the sum total of a series of better, "smaller" decisions.

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Reflecting the Light of Christ

Reflecting the Light of Christ

Light in a Dark Place

"Have you ever been in a very dark space... [where] you couldn't see anything?"

Multnomah's president Dr. Dan Lockwood began his spring 2012 Convocation Chapel address with a story about a trip to New Zealand with his daughter, Elise. Preparing for a black-water rafting excursion, Dr. Lockwood and Elise donned wetsuits, climbing harnesses, and headlamps. Then they proceeded to climb down a 150-foot shaft to a steep tunnel that led to an underground river where a rubber raft awaited them. After traveling a half mile down the river, their guide told them to turn off the headlamps.

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Thanksgiving: History & History

1 Comment » Written on November 24th, 2011 by
Categories: General
Thanksgiving: History & History

Yes, we know we put "history" in the title twice. That's because there's the real history that consists of a history of First Nation people and public proclamations of calls to be thankful from - of all entitities - the US Government.

Also, there's the MU Blog "history" of Thanksgiving posts.

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Dr. Dan Video – Practical Expression

Comments Off Written on September 23rd, 2011 by
Categories: Alumni, Dr. Lockwood, General
Dr. Dan Video – Practical Expression

Reflective, Effective, Servant Leaders

Dr. Daniel R. Lockwood, president of Multnomah University, continues his series "Conversations with Dr. Dan." In this second video of the Fall 2011 semester, he briefly discusses the important core value of  Practical Expression and how it is realized at Multnomah through the development of reflective, effective,  servant leaders who discover and use their natural abilities to serve Christ. Read the rest of this entry »

Dr.Dan Video – Academic Excellence

Comments Off Written on August 31st, 2011 by
Categories: Alumni, Dr. Lockwood, General
Dr.Dan Video – Academic Excellence

Not Indoctrinators, But Facilitators

Dr. Daniel R. Lockwood, president of Multnomah University, continues his series "Conversations with Dr. Dan." In this first video of the Fall 2011 semester, he briefly discusses an important core value of Academic Excellence and how it is realized at Multnomah through the integration of biblical scholarship, faculty publishing, and faith and learning. Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. Dan Video – Institutional Integrity

Dr. Dan Video – Institutional Integrity

Communication, Stewardship, and Equitable Treatment

Dr. Daniel R. Lockwood, president of Multnomah University, continues his series "Conversations with Dr. Dan." In this Summer 2011 video, he briefly discusses the main core value of Institutional Integrity and how it is realized at Multnomah through practical means of the Provost leadership model, business and accounting transparency, and open communication with internal and external audiences.

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Dr. Dan Video – Christlike Spirituality

Dr. Dan Video – Christlike Spirituality

Core Beliefs in the Classroom

Dr. Dan Lockwood, president of Multnomah University, continues his series "Conversations with Dr. Dan." In this summer 2011 video, he briefly discusses the main core value of Christlike Spirituality and how it applies to the classroom and devotional activities at Multnomah. He especially focuses on chapel changes and spiritual formation efforts. Read the rest of this entry »

First Education Majors Graduate

First Education Majors Graduate

The following is adapted from a monthly letter sent in June 2011 to donors and friends of Multnomah.
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May, with its wonderful commencement celebration, is the most exciting — and the busiest — month of the year for Multnomah University.

It’s when we witness the fruit of our labors, 200 graduates, cross the stage to receive their diplomas and our congratulations. It’s when we replay the stories of the quiet yet relentless grace of God in the lives of malleable students who will extend our mission and vision.

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Dr. Dan’s Video – 75th Anniversary and New Missions Statement

Dr. Dan’s Video – 75th Anniversary and New Missions Statement

Quotes From The Video

This fall, we will inaugurate on our campus a series of events to celebrate our Diamond Anniversary – seventy-five years of training students to serve their church, community, and world!

Strengthened Mission Statement
In the last several months, we have updated our university mission statement. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Gov’t Opening Door To Christian College Discrimination?

Comments Off Written on December 8th, 2010 by
Categories: Dr. Lockwood, General, Media, Pray For MU

Recently, Multnomah President Dr. Daniel Lockwood was on The Georgene Rice Show to discuss a major piece of rule-making on the part of the federal government that threatens to create a layer of governmental oversight of private institutions that also opens the door for various forms of discrimination against institutions who have a faith-based mission.

During the interview, this article from Christianity Today was referenced. Read the rest of this entry »