September 7, 2023 — Coordinator of Outreach Ministry Teams Bridgette Campbell and Archives Assistants Charlotte Staudt ’21 and Diane Troyer joined Asbury University after the Outpouring to assist with the “sending out” of Asbury students around the globe and archiving the world’s response to the event.
Social Science & History Department News
June 12, 2023 — Associate Professor of Classical Languages Randy Richardson and Professor of History (Emeritus) Dr. Burnam Reynolds ’70 recently published a book, Gregory of Tours: The Book of the Miracles of the Blessed Andrew the Apostle.
April 19, 2023 — During Monday’s Academic Convocation Chapel, Asbury University honored numerous undergraduate seniors for their academic achievements.
March 2, 2023 — In February, as part of a three-credit course (PS 300: Washington Federal Seminar), 12 Asbury students visited Washington, D.C., to hear policymakers and activists, see landmark buildings and monuments, and to reflect upon the interaction of politics and faith.
January 11, 2023 — January serves as Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and Asbury remains dedicated to providing awareness to students through a new class in the political science department.
December 9, 2022 — Dr. Lisa Weaver Swartz, assistant professor of sociology, recently received the Jesus Creed Book of the Year Award from American theologian Scot McKnight for her book, Stained Glass Ceilings: How Evangelicals Do Gender and Practice Power.
November 28, 2022 — Dr. Alex Mayfield, assistant professor of history at Asbury University, co-published a new article about his work with the China Historical Christian Database, an international, multi-institution project which quantifies the history of Christianity in China from 1550 to 1950.
November 2, 2022 — Dr. Lisa Weaver Swartz, assistant professor of sociology, recently published her new book, Stained Glass Ceilings: How Evangelicals Do Gender and Practice Power.
October 24, 2022 — Emmy-winning French-American documentary filmmaker and child survivor of the Holocaust, Pierre Sauvage, discussed the inspiration behind his film, as well as some of the key themes and messages that flowed through the experience.
September 16, 2022 — Pulling from a range of distinguished academic careers, Asbury University welcomes 11 new faculty members to start the 2022-23 academic year who will further propel the university forward with academic excellence.