Category Archive: Asbury University

Apr 09

Highbridge Film Festival to celebrate 10th year April 26

Crowds poured into Hughes Auditorium at Asbury University in April 2012 for the Highbridge Film Festival, which showcases work from Asbury’s student filmmakers as well as high-school productions from around the country. This year’s festival on April 26 will be the 10th since the event began in 2005. (Journal file photo)

Asbury University’s leading student filmmakers will be showcased at the 10th annual Highbridge Film Festival on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Hughes Auditorium. The event, open to campus and community guests, has become one of the largest annual attractions for the university. In honor of Highbridge’s 10th anniversary, Asbury has invited back past participants …

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Apr 02

Asbury University dedicates new Howard Dayton School of Business

Christian entrepreneur Howard Dayton spoke during a chapel ceremony Friday morning at Asbury University dedicating the new school of business named for him. (Photo by Alli Collis/

By Alli Collis Asbury University dedicated its new Howard Dayton School of Business on March 29 with a chapel celebration ceremony. Dayton, a Christian business author and entrepreneur for whom the school was named, was on hand for the event and spoke to students and faculty about the new school, which strives to honor …

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Mar 07

Kids get hands-on science experience in Asbury University event

Jon and Andrew Swartz mixed acetic acid (dilute vinegar) with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) as a part of the chemistry section at the Asbury University Kids College event Saturday, March 1. (Photo by Alli Collis)

By Alli Collis Asbury University’s Sigma Zeta math and science organization hosted its annual Kids College on Saturday. Participants ranging from kindergarten through sixth grade received hands-on experience in the areas of chemistry, physics and biology. Brittany U’Wren, one of the event’s organizers, said Kids College was a way for Sigma Zeta to give …

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Feb 04

Asbury University ImpactU summer camps for high-schoolers now enrolling

Asbury University’s ImpactU high-school camps are now enrolling for summer 2014. The five-day camps on the campus of Asbury are for ninth-graders through 12th-graders and include all food, housing, equipment, evening activities as well as the academic exploration. Camps include adventure, equine, film, worship arts/audio production, creative writing , environmental science and biotechnology, theater, and …

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Nov 21

Oregon author, ranch owner shares message of hope with students at The Providence School, Asbury University

Author and ranch founder Kim Meeder, right, helped Providence School sixth-grader Mason Fox interact with a horse at Asbury University's Equine Center on Wednesday. Meeder made presentations to students at Providence and Asbury on Thursday. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

An Oregon woman who has rescued hundreds of horses and served tens of thousands of children with those same animals is in Jessamine County this week sharing her message of hope and healing. Kim Meeder and her husband began Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch in Bend, Ore., in 1995 after taking in two neglected, abandoned horses. …

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