Oak Valley College continues its march toward accreditation with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). When starting this process, it seemed like an incredibly long process, but now, things seem to move rather quickly.
Today's most popular undergraduate major is business or related to business. The reason is simple, business education is almost universally applicable to every industry, professional pursuit, or endeavor. Simply put, as the cliche says, you cannot go wrong...with a business education.
This is not to say that there is no benefit to study English, philosophy, history, (frankly, this is why we, at Oak Valley College, believe a liberal arts business education is the best choice you can make....and the only choice OVC offers).
Roy Graham, grandson of Billy Graham and son of Franklin Graham, and Brad Dacus, President of Pacific Justice Institute approached Oak Valley College President Blum and Executive Vice President Leonard last night following a presentation of Oak Valley College to a meeting of business and ministry leaders at the Barnabas Group (www.barnabasgroup.org).
Perhaps you are too young to know Billy Graham.
Come to campus and Oak Valley College will waive the $50 Application Fee. There are still spaces available for the Fall Semester, but hurry. Apply now! The campus visit is the best way for you to learn more about Oak Valley College and find out how life-changing an affordable Christian college experience can be. What are you waiting for.?
Student elections took place today, and we congratulate President Stephen Mendoza, Vice President Hannah Morris, and Secretary Lucy McDonald. Together, they will lead Student Government over the next twelve months with attention focusing on student life, committees, and clubs.
Titles sometimes feel misleading, as in the title of this piece, but there is a point. Oak Valley College evokes a sort of minimalist approach that students, professors, and benefactors recognize as carrying a great deal of value. Minimalism, by definition, carries its value through efficiency.
Apply to Oak Valley College. The application is free, and you will earn your Bachelor of Arts in three years. You study with a small group of students and live, learn, and grow together as a family. You earn your degree with no student loans and experience the freedom of starting off your career with the flexibility to do whatever you want without the burden of student loan debt.
What if your New Year's Resolution was to change the world, get better educated, and not go into debt? Oak Valley College may provide the means to accomplish all three things at the same time. Wishing you the best 2018. May the world be at peace (yes, we can still pray for that). May you improve your situation in life. May your friends and family enjoy great prosperity and health.
Consumer sentiment is high, according to the University of Michigan survey. Unemployment is low, the lowest it has been since 2000 says the New York Times. The stock market continues to peak. Yet, what you read and see in the media, and what you hear from most politicians are things are bad...maybe even awful. What is the reality? Could this be the best of times and the worst of times?
By the title, you may think this is some kind of bad joke, "Beethoven, FDR, and VanGogh walk into a bar..." Today, we will briefly explore the notion of greatness and legacy in light of affliction and mortality.
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Today, we explore the question of the best when it comes to the college rankings and more specifically, the undergraduate college experience.
Most parents begin with the US News and World Reports, "Best Colleges" ranking system. Within that system, parents and students find various categories, which have been tweaked and refined over decades to come up with a score for colleges and universities.
With Congress looking to reform the tax code and provide new tax breaks, student loans are, once again, part of the national conversation. The New York Times features an interesting article about the current debate.
How did we get here? Why has student loan deb become a major topic of debate? Where will we end up?
Oak Valley College offers a debt-free Bachelor of Arts in Business. Some students ask about student loans. Thinking that is the only way they can pay for college. OVC does not have them (student loans), and you do not need them. Too many young people are thinking that the only way to earn a bachelor's degree is to go into debt, tens of thousands of dollars in debt. At OVC, you can pay your tuition with a part-time job.
The Class of 2020 is off to a great start, and in 960 days they will graduate and launch their future careers. It is not too early to start the process of becoming a member of the class of 2021. Apply now and you, too, can live, learn, and grow for God, your family, and yourself.
Labor Day is the traditional start of the Fall Semester in many schools around the country. Oak Valley College no exception. OVC is pleased to welcome another group of young adults to school this fall. New Student Orientation is September 1, and we cannot wait to see our new students pursue their dreams and meet their goals through an Oak Valley College education.
Ready to transform your future with a personal Christian college experience built around your dreams, your identity, and your future? Oak Valley College provides that place. Come learn more. Visit us online. Learn how you earn your bachelor's degree in three years with no student loans. Then, meet us in person. Visit during Pizza Day or see what a class is like. Your future begins today, here, and now.
The word is getting out about Oak Valley College. We had a reporter and photographer visit our classroom recently to talk to our students and learn about the unfair advantage that our students will have when they graduate with the skills they need to start a business, work in ministry, or find a job in the corporate world. (Click the title to find the article link.)
Seasons change, and it reminds us that times for change are natural. Why not change your direction or help someone else? OVC is a place of purpose and direction. Live, learn, and grow with us. Fall semester is right around the corner, and a change of season may be exactly what you need.
Students at Oak Valley College are doing more than taking courses, they are engaged in learning that focuses on the formation and support of the whole person from a Chrisitan worldview. What that means in practical terms is that students are encouraged and challenged to explore various aspects of personal, professional, and spiritual development.