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" December 2015 "

Best College Reviews Names BJU Christmas Event as 12th Best College Holiday Event in the Nation

12-Bob-JonesGREENVILLE, S.C. (December 9, 2015) — In a recent ranking published by Best College Reviews, a ranking service for American colleges and universities, the Christmas events at Bob Jones University were named as 12th best in the nation.

The ranking said the following about BJU: “Bob Jones University stuns students and visitors every year during the Christmas season with over 100,000 twinkling lights that adorn the campus. Not only are the outdoors shimmering with Christmas cheer, but BJU also presents the Living Gallery program that combines drama, special choral, and orchestral arrangements, and live portrayals of classical works of art that celebrate the Christmas story. Hundreds of hours are spent putting together sets, costumes, makeup and lighting to create this fabulous drama. The Living Gallery runs December 3 through 5 at Rodeheaver Auditorium.”

The 45 colleges and universities who were ranked include (in alphabetical order): Assumption College, Worcester, MA; Biola University, La Mirada, CA; Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC;  Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Brigham Young University, Provo, UT; Capital University, Columbus, OH; Carthage College, Kenosha, WI; Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.; College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University, St. Joseph, MN; College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA; Concordia College, Moorhead, MN; Concordia University – Nebraska, Seward, NE; George Fox University, Newberg, OR; Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA; Gordon College, Wenham, MA; High Point University, High Point, NC; Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN; Luther College, Decorah, IA; Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX; Mississippi College, Clinton, MS; Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA; Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH; Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, OK; Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA; Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY; Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ; St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX; St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI; St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN; Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; University of Colorado – Boulder, Boulder, CO; University of Dayton, Dayton, OH; University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX; University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN; University of Portland, Portland, OR; University of Redlands, Redlands, CA; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; Villanova University, Villanova, PA; Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, VA; Wartburg College, Waverly, IA; Willamette University, Salem, OR; Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL and Whitworth University, Spokane, WA.

This content was originally provided by Best College Reviews and distributed through PR Newswire.

It’s “Ugly Sweater Night” at the Davis Field House

GREENVILLE, S.C. (December 8, 2015) – Bob Jones University welcomes Johnson and Wales University to the Davis Field House tonight as the women’s basketball team takes on the Wildcats at 5 p.m. and the men’s game follows at 7 p.m. Be sure and wear your “ugly sweater.”

Come on out and support the Bruins basketball teams!

Bob Jones University Flags at Half-Staff

flagsthalfstaffGREENVILLE, S.C. (December 4, 2015) – In memory of the victims of the recent shooting in San Bernardino, California, President Barack Obama has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on all federal buildings through Monday, Dec. 7.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those victims who were murdered and with the victims who were injured. Flags will be flown at half-staff at Bob Jones University through Monday in their honor.