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Summer 2010 North Parker

President David L. Parkyn

The First Word: Teaching is an Act of Faith

President David L. Parkyn introduces this edition of the North Parker with a reflection on how teaching is more than just measuring how well students understand course content; it is about shaping the whole person.

Blending Art and Faith

The story of North Park's own Ivan Hadzhiminov and his passion for painting. Ivan works as a custodian with Physical Plant and paints beautiful icons for churches and friends in his spare time. By Jennifer Kirkland

Array of Alumni Excellence

Take a look at North Park alumni in the church, in the nonprofit sphere, and the business world, and see how they are making a difference. By Jennifer Kirkland

Two Principles of Christian Business Ethics

Ilsup Ahn, associate professor of philosophy, reflects on business ethics from a Christian perspective.

There's No Place Like Home

Dr. Tim C’74 and Linda (Metcalf) Nelson C’75 look back fondly on their formative years at North Park. They are proud to support North Park in a number of different ways. By Jennifer Kirkland

Operation My People

Alumni from Theodora Ayot's history classes have joined together to learn from and partner with people from Ayot's home, Rusinga Island, Kenya. By Jennifer Kirkland

Alumnus Earns Rave Reviews for Second Book

Rus Bradburd C'80 has written two books, both bringing together his love of history and sports. His most recent book, <40 Minutes of Hell, tells the story of basketball coach Nolan Richardson.

North Park Alumni Brighten Up San Miguel Schools

Several North Park alumni teach at a school dedicated to "transforming lives and neighborhoods, and to equip Latino and African American youth with the resources to excel academically, socially, and spiritually." By Jennifer Kirkland

Greetings from Scandinavia!

Ed Dwyer JC'53 reflects on his trip to Scandinavia with nine other North Park alumni friends.
North Parker Summer 2010

Summer 2010 North Parker Print Edition

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