For the first time, the RISE Summit took place in Elkins Auditorium on March 30. The Pepperdine community came together to share their stories and definitions of resilience, and learn from one another about how to build resilience in the future, said Connie Horton, vice president for Student Affairs.
Student Affairs modified its pricing model for wellness services and expanded resources at the Student Health Center, Counseling Center, Student Care Team and Title IX Office. Starting fall 2022, students will pay a flat rate Wellness Fee to fund the changes.
In a Nov. 13 email to community members, Connie Horton, vice president for Student Affairs, shared news of the death of sophomore Nicholay Osokin. Friends and professors of Osokin reflect on shared memories to honor his life and legacy.
President Jim Gash discusses his passion for continuing to improve student community life on campus, which stems from his time as a student at Pepperdine and the University’s promise to students.
Pepperdine’s oldest tradition, Songfest, hangs in jeopardy for spring 2022. Following Songfest Director Sam Parmelee’s layoff, community members lack key information to move forward with the show.
GNews producer Christina Buravtsova speaks with Pepperdine students, administration, staff and water containers about the bustling campus as students return to Malibu in full force.
Only about a third of Pepperdine’s rising sophomores will attend the Year 2 Welcome retreat, which begins Aug. 20. Parents cited the $1,500 price tag as an issue and petitioned the administration for an on-campus orientation for those students not attending the retreat.
The Pepperdine Volunteer Center announced its closure via social media May 27, as part of a budget readjustment of the Office of Student Affairs. Students and alumni expressed shock and disappointment to the news.
Pepperdine community members share when they feel closest to God.
The grieving process involves numerous psychological, cultural and religious components, including important mourning practices. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have been forced to experience loss differently than they might have expected.