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Cioffi, Todd; Haggerty, Andrew F.; Bouman, Jeffrey P. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Equipping students for citizenship has always been a core element of American higher education. Amid financial distress, changing technology, and global interconnectivity, the project of equipping citizens is becoming increasingly disembodied. Embracing the notion that one's physical place matters, one application of an "embodied"…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Higher Education, Bachelors Degrees, Program Descriptions
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Stoppa, Tara M. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
This article explores civic development and its roles in the lives of emerging adults, and the ways in which college contexts--particularly Christian colleges and universities--may foster adaptive civic development. First, the article presents an argument for the importance of fostering civic development as rooted in historic truths of the…
Descriptors: Christianity, Young Adults, Higher Education, Citizen Participation
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Timmermans, Steven; Booker, Rhae-Ann – Christian Higher Education, 2006
With interest in university-college partnerships increasing, this paper presents an example of an effective college-church partnership. A Christian college partnered with 19 urban churches to offer precollege activities for urban youth in grades 7 through 12. As expected, the level of poverty associated with young people's neighborhoods (i.e.,…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Church Related Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Urban Youth