John Thomas, dean of La Sierra University’s Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business defines innovation as thinking outside of the box, of seeing things that others miss. It is a mindset he strives to instill in students.
La Sierra University students Caitlin Cuenca and Andrew Pedersen had witnessed extreme poverty and disease during aid missions to other countries. But nothing prepared them for the ravages of war they encountered during their December visit with Syrian refugees in Jordan.
A two-inch-long rock gecko, darkly mottled in browns, greens and yellows crawled peacefully along limestone cliffs in the jungles of Malaysia last summer, unaware that its home was in serious jeopardy.
A work with recorded soundscape, an anime video composition and a piece recognizing a famed Trans-Antarctic expedition – the La Sierra University Wind Ensemble will offer these and other unique musical experiences in a performance this Saturday evening.
A United Methodist minister and renowned New Testament scholar will deliver an annual address at La Sierra University this month and present a different view on the issue of forgiveness in the Book of Romans as it is commonly understood.