BJU Public Relations

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Allison Pfeifle Serves as Student Teacher at Riverside High School

Allison Pfeifle

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 19, 2017) – Allison Pfeifle, a senior math education major at Bob Jones University, serves as a student teacher this semester at Riverside High School in Greer.

Pfeifle, a resident of Mentor, Ohio, teaches Algebra 2 and Geometry for five high school classes with about 130 students. Some of her responsibilities include planning semesters, units, and lesson plans; developing, grading, and analyzing assessment data; interacting with parents, colleagues, and administrators; and performing routine non-academic duties such as homeroom, detention duty, and lunch duty.

“I have been a double-major during the last three years at school, studying both math and music education,” says Pfeifle. “My student teaching has been inspiring, and my mentor teacher has been very supportive. As I hoped, the experience has reminded me why I chose education

Amanda Crow Serves as Student Teacher at Greenville Middle Academy

Amanda Crow

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 19, 2017) – Amanda Crow, a senior middle school education major at Bob Jones University, serves as a student teacher this semester at Greenville Middle Academy.

Crow, a resident of Anniston, Alabama, is gaining hands-on experience in managing five science classes with 130 eighth graders. Her responsibilities include leading a classroom, teaching new information, and administering tests.

“I absolutely love student teaching because it allows me to get to know my students on a more personal level. It is different from practicum because I am with them every day rather than just two days a week,” says Crow. “This has definitely been a fantastic learning experience, and I am excited to use what I have learned in my own classroom one day.”

Flags at Half-Staff at Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 19, 2017) — At the request of South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, flags at Bob Jones University will be flown at half-staff through sundown today to honor the memory and public service of Officer Jason Gregory Harris of the Spartanburg Police Department.

Harris served with the Spartanburg Police Department for the past 12 years as a member of the SWAT team, motorcycle unit, K-9 tracking team, downtown bicycle unit, housing complex team, and a gang investigator.

Anthony Gillingham Serves as Student Teacher at Eastside High School

Anthony Gillingham

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 18, 2017) – Anthony Gillingham, a senior music education major at Bob Jones University, serves as a student teacher this semester at Eastside High School in Greenville.

Gillingham, a resident of Freeport, Illinois, teaches high school orchestra. His responsibilities include conducting the rehearsals and teaching techniques, posture, and musical elements. He teaches 90 students at Eastside High School in addition to teaching 70 students at Riverside High School.

“Student teaching is invaluable because it has given me a change to get my feet wet and learn valuable skills before going out on my own,” says Gillingham.

Rocco Stuhl Interns for Summit Media

Rocco Stuhl

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 18, 2017) – Rocco Stuhl, a senior journalism and mass communication major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern this semester for Summit Media located in Greenville.

Stuhl, a resident of Greenville, South Carolina, is gaining experience in radio production and website content creation.

“My internship has showed me that I truly am interested in this field and that BJU has prepared me very well for all the duties associated with the position,” says Stuhl.

Bob Jones University to Offer Over 40 Camps This Summer

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 17, 2017) – Bob Jones University is accepting applications from students for over 40 different summer camps, both academic and athletic, which will be held in June and July on the BJU campus.

In addition to camps offered in culinary arts, music, criminal justice, aviation and leadership, this summer BJU is offering 12 new EDUcamps, academic camps directed by BJU faculty, staff and students. New camps include the academy of business, biodiversity, computer engineering, data analysis and stats, exercise science, iTeach, sports management, STEM, Think Bible, the science of history, young illustrators and young writers.

“We are excited for another summer of EDUcamps at Bob Jones University,” says Matthew Weathers, BJU’s student leadership coordinator and EDUcamp program director. “The purpose of EDUcamps is for teenage students to experience God, develop life skills, and consider possible career pathways.”

BJU is also offering two new Bruins sports camps in running and shooting sports as well as camps in volleyball, soccer and basketball.

Both the EDUcamps and Bruins sports camps are offered for a variety of ages and skill levels with options for both day and overnight campers.

Visit the website for a complete list of the camps, costs and options available this summer at BJU.

Philip Gibble Serves as Student Teacher at League Academy

Philip Gibble

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 14, 2017) – Philip Gibble, a senior middle school education major at Bob Jones University, serves as a student teacher this semester at League Academy in Greenville.

Gibble, a resident of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, teaches seventh grade social studies to 135 students. He is gaining experience in creating lesson plans and managing a classroom.

“The experience I have gained in clinical practice is vital to my success as I pursue a career in education,” says Gibble.

Rebecca Peacock Interns for BJU Bruins Sports Information Office

Caitlin Peacock

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 14, 2017) – Rebecca Peacock, a senior journalism and mass communication major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern this semester for the BJU Bruins sports information office.

Peacock, a resident of Rocky Mountain, North Carolina, assists the sports information director at Bruins basketball games. Her responsibilities include helping with social media, pictures, promotional videos, and post-game interviews.

“I have really enjoyed this opportunity to serve as a video intern and to work on several video projects to promote the Bruins,” says Peacock. “Having an internship in college prepares you for your future career and gives you great experience through what you learn along the way.”

Abigail Lewis Serves as Student Teacher at Woodland Elementary

Abigail Lewis

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 13, 2017) – Abigail Lewis, a senior early childhood education major at Bob Jones University, serves as a student teacher this semester at Woodland Elementary School in Greenville.

Lewis, a resident of Diamond, Missouri, teaches 26 kindergartners in every school subject including calendar math, writing, early reading intervention, guided reading, social studies, science, shared reaching and math. Some of her responsibilities including creating and administering lesson plans and managing the classroom.

“I am very grateful for this experience,” says Lewis. “Through the observations of my clinical practice supervisor and my mentor teacher, I am responsible to prove that I am capable of meeting all ADEPT performance standards as detailed by the state of South Carolina in order to receive licensure.”

Jason Stebbins Interns for the Bon Secours St. Francis Foundation

Jason Stebbins

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 13, 2017) – Jason Stebbins, a senior communication major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern this semester for the Bon Secours St. Francis Foundation located in Greenville, South Carolina.

Stebbins, a resident of Davison, Michigan, works in the communication department. His responsibilities include promotional item preparation, updating social media and client information logs, editing magazine articles and patient guidebooks, creating and distributing a monthly newsletter to the public, and attending public events.

“Working an internship in a real business setting allows me to experience classroom material in action,” says Stebbins. “This opportunity has also provided relevant and important additions to my resume which will be key to landing my first job after graduation.”