APU graduate student James Lee has his sights set on becoming a licensed marriage and family therapist. Through his faith in Christ, he feels a deep calling to give back to his community, helping others grow and heal through his career.
Raised in an Egyptian Christian family, Tiffany Nakla ’22 grew up attending a Coptic Orthodox church. She double majored in honors humanities and biochemistry at APU, allowing her to pursue her passions while getting hands on research experience.
APU’s School of Nursing served approximately 100 people experiencing homelessness at the annual Socks, Shoes, and Salvation outreach event in downtown Victorville that took place the week of Easter at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Clifford Young III ’23, APU's incoming SGA president knows a lot about multitasking. Young is pursuing a degree in Kinesiology and Honors Humanities, with a minor in psychology while also holding a part-time job on campus.
In honor of Earth Day, Azusa Pacific University community members reflect on what it means to be a good steward of the planet in terms of practicing sustainability university-wide and in day-to-day life.
Mark Gobrail ’22 took a leap of faith and answered God’s call to travel across the globe to attend graduate school, immigrating to the U.S. from Cairo, Egypt in 2021 to complete his Master of Science in Organizational Psychology degree at APU.
Jada Tarvin Abu-Bekr ’22 began walking with Jesus as a high school sophomore. "Coming to know Jesus was literally finding meaning for my life. I needed to break the cycle of abuse I witnessed growing up. I wanted to be something different.”
Denney Premkumar ’22 has 33 brothers who use their musical talent to bless others at APU. Though they may not be related by blood, the members of Men’s Chorale have found ways to bring the APU community together.
Alana Morgan Perkins ’25 currently serves as Miss Teen Universe USA, and was the previous Miss Teen California. She also competes as a track athlete at APU, providing unique opportunities for her to live out her faith.
Although Eliana Swenson ’24 grew up with a rich heritage of faith and two parents who attended APU, she lacked a sense of Christian fellowship in her local Utah community. It wasn't until she attended APU herself that she truly found her faith.
Star Wars, Star Trek, I Am Legend, X-Men, Men In Black, Jurassic World—just a few of the many major motion picture scores that Azusa Pacific University professor Michael Geiger has performed on throughout his 40-year musical career.