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Calvary to Host MCCC Volleyball Tournament

Calvary to Host MCCC Volleyball Tournament

CU is making final preparations to host the 2020 MCCC Volleyball Tournament October 30,31. A limited number of tickets have already been distributed due to COVID19 guidelines. We have a small number of tickets that remain. If you would like a ticket please email...

Braves Top Warriors 1-3

Braves Top Warriors 1-3

The Calvary Warriors battled the JV team from Ottawa University to a 3-1 loss on Saturday afternoon in the final 2020 regular season match.  The Warriors will now face Manhattan Christian College in the first round of the Midwest Christian College Conference...

Nikao Student Interns at Local Church

Nikao Student Interns at Local Church

Wentworth (top left) with the team of interns at Grace Church. Education major Lindee Wentworth served at Grace Church through their internship program. Last summer, Nikao Leadership Institute student Lindee Wentworth interned at Grace Church in Overland Park, Kansas....

Faith Edges Calvary in Five Sets

Faith Edges Calvary in Five Sets

The Lady Warriors fell Friday night to the Eagles from Faith Baptist Bible College.  The Eagles rallied from a 1-2 deficit to defeat Calvary 18-25, 25-23, 27-25, 19-25, 14-16.  With the loss, the Warriors fall to 5-7 on the season. The Warriors and...

Thunder Outlast Warriors

Thunder Outlast Warriors

The Warrior volleyball team looked poised to challenge NCCAA powerhouse Manhattan Christian Tuesday night in Kansas City.   The Thunder had other plans as their team stormed back to snap the Warriors momentum 0-3.  With the loss, the Warriors fall to 5-6 on the...

Calvary Hosts President’s Dinner at Loretto Campus

Calvary Hosts President’s Dinner at Loretto Campus

“Calvary is not its campus… first and foremost, it’s a place where God does redemptive work in individuals through Christ.” Presidents Dinner attendees walked the halls of the historic Loretto campus last Thursday revisiting Calvary’s roots. For many alumni, it was a...

Calvary’s Online Master’s Program in Top 25

Calvary’s Online Master’s Program in Top 25

BestMastersPrograms.org recently awarded Calvary University with the #20 spot for its online Master's degrees. To determine the ranking, “the editors at Best Master’s Programs started with a pool of Evangelical and mainline Protestant colleges and universities...

Keeping Calvary’s Campus Safe

Keeping Calvary’s Campus Safe

Calvary resumes campus life with COVID precautions. Across Calvary’s campus, faculty and staff work to keep a sanitary environment. Calvary’s Director of Food Service, Joe Dapra, explained the precautions the cafeteria is taking “to minimize risk of the spread of...

Early College and Dual Enrollment Growing

Early College and Dual Enrollment Growing

Dual Enrollment Doubles! Calvary’s Early College program grew rapidly in the past school year, with the number of Dual Enrolled students more than doubling. Early College allows high schoolers to earn college credit while still in high school at the reduced rate of...

Dr. An Chairs Music Department

Dr. An Chairs Music Department

Dr. An sings during Convocation. Long-time Music Faculty Moves Into New Role Dr. Haekyung An, who has taught at Calvary for ten years, transitioned to chair the Music Department this fall. An earned her Bachelor and Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the New...

Calvary Returns to Historic Campus for President’s Dinner

Calvary Returns to Historic Campus for President’s Dinner

Deadline to sign up is Monday (September 14) For this year’s President’s Dinner, Calvary is revisiting history at the historic Loretto campus in downtown Kansas City. Calvary operated at Loretto from 1967-1980, and Bill Stebbins, Calvary’s Chief Development Officer,...

Calvary Welcomes Three Adjunct Faculty

Calvary Welcomes Three Adjunct Faculty

Kurt Bricker, Dr. Thomas Cragoe and Douglas Geiger (left to right). Calvary’s Bible & Theology, Biblical Counseling, and STEM departments add some "fuel" Dr. Thomas Cragoe, Bible & Theology Dr. Cragoe will be teaching Systematic Theology from Calvary’s...

Christian Musicians Guest Lecture in Songwriting Class

Christian Musicians Guest Lecture in Songwriting Class

Calvary's modular songwriting class was taught online in Cycle 1 by Lisa Weyerhaeuser (top right; also pictured: Abigail LePage (bottom) and Mariah Strickland (top left). Students hear from music industry professionals. In this year’s Songwriting class, students heard...

Presidential Search Committee Interviewing Candidates

Presidential Search Committee Interviewing Candidates

Board encouraged by the quality of candidates Calvary’s Presidential Search Committee has vetted several candidates and progressed to a phase of interviews. Vic Borden, member of Calvary’s Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee, outlined...

President’s Dinner 2020

President’s Dinner 2020

You're Invited to the 2020 President's Dinner at The Loretto on Thursday, September 24. Doors open at 6:00pm; Program begins at 6:30 Please join us on 24 September for this year's President's Dinner at Calvary's historic campus in downtown Kansas City, the Loretto....

2020 Feast & Fund Auction a Success

2020 Feast & Fund Auction a Success

Student Leah Grady displays signed Patrick Mahomes jersey for bidding.Feast & Fund raises over $100,000 On August 8, Calvary hosted the annual Feast & Fund Auction. The event was held in the Student Life Center to facilitate easier social distancing and had...

Calvary Alum Launches Local Coffee Shop

Calvary Alum Launches Local Coffee Shop

Roberts opened Joy Coffee this summer. “I’ve seen a lot of healing happen, and just community and fellowship that comes from drinking a cup of coffee with another person.” On July 20th, Calvary Grad Moriah Roberts opened a new coffee shop in Independence, Missouri....

Calvary student releases EP album

Calvary student releases EP album

This summer, Calvary music student Martin Maharas released an EP album with his band, Blood and Hyssop. The album, titled First Fruits, has six songs all based in Scripture. Maharas described the mission of Blood and Hyssop, saying, “In a world where contemporary...

Faculty and Staff Attend OnRamp

Faculty and Staff Attend OnRamp

Calvary’s faculty and staff attended the annual OnRamp on Thursday to recenter on Calvary’s mission and distinctives before the start of the busiest season of the academic calendar. This year, to ensure space for social distancing and a safe environment for the...

Calvary’s Feast & Fund Auction is Coming This Friday!

Calvary’s Feast & Fund Auction is Coming This Friday!

Patrick Lewis enjoyed bidding on a item at the 2019 Feast & Fund. This week, Calvary holds its third annual Feast & Fund Auction. The event is scheduled for August 7 at the Student Life Center, with doors open at 5:30 pm, dinner at 6:30 pm, and the auction at...

Calvary Uses Sprayer to Keep Campus Germ-Free

Calvary Uses Sprayer to Keep Campus Germ-Free

Housekeeping Coordinator Kent Shader disinfects the Student Life Center. Calvary’s Maintenance Department recently acquired an electrostatic disinfecting and sanitizing sprayer for use on Calvary’s campus. The disinfecting tool, affectionately referred to as the...

Acknowledgement and Commitment

Acknowledgement and Commitment

Note: The following document is written in the first person because it represents what all those living or working on Calvary's campus will be asked to "acknowledge" and "commit" to this year. If you have any questions, please contact the Student Development...

Interdisciplinary Journal Publishes First Volume

Interdisciplinary Journal Publishes First Volume

Volume 1, Number 1 of Calvary's Interdisciplinary Journal on Biblical Authority. Calvary’s Interdisciplinary Journal on Biblical Authority (IJOBA) published its first volume in June 2020. The academic journal is a bi-annual publication created “to provide a platform...

Graduating Class Presents Gift to Warrior Café

Graduating Class Presents Gift to Warrior Café

Senior class president Masaki Ouchi presents the gift to President Campa."This year’s senior gift is to give back to the place that has made our college life." Each year, Calvary’s graduating class presents a senior gift as part of the graduation awards presentations....

The COVID-19 Point of Contact and a Fogger Machine

The COVID-19 Point of Contact and a Fogger Machine

An Update from Randy Grimm, Chief Operations Officer As Calvary continues to be proactive concerning COVID-19, here are a couple of things I would like to share with you so you can be aware of our course of action. First of all, we have named Mr. Glenn Williams as our...

Plans for Fall 2020

Plans for Fall 2020

Safely Returning to Normal Calvary University is planning to open as normal in the fall semester of 2020—starting August 17. However, we will also provide important options and measures to ensure everyone’s safety.   Faculty will still have the option of whether to...

Calvary Student Awarded in Short Story Contest

Calvary Student Awarded in Short Story Contest

Amanda Harman Harman's short story, "Three Walls," was named Most Creative. Calvary Junior Amanda Harman recently won “Most Creative” in a short story contest by online literary magazine Bottom Shelf Whiskey. Harman studies in Calvary’s English & Communications...

Cory Young Named Alumnus of the Year

Cory Young Named Alumnus of the Year

Interim President Jeff Campa presents the Alumnus of the Year award to Cory Young on June 27. “The free grace and the dispensational theology that I came out of Calvary with drives everything that I have done.”Cory Young, a Calvary graduate of 2003, was given the...

Kansas City Mask Requirements

Kansas City Mask Requirements

These are the new Kansas City, MO, guidelines for mask usage: “All employees or visitors to any indoor public accommodation must wear face coverings in an area or while performing an activity which will necessarily involve close contact or proximity to coworkers or...

The Biblical Worldview of Race

The Biblical Worldview of Race

"And He made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth..."  Acts 17:26 Have the daily reports of turmoil in our nation over race relations alarmed you? If so, it is a good time to ask: what is the biblical worldview of race? Acts 17:26...