The women of Zeta Gamma at Lubbock Christian University, slipped and slid their way into freshmen and â??rusheesâ?? hearts last Friday, when they hosted their first mixer of the new school year.
Perhaps being away from home and delving into the hustle and bustle of Lubbock life, some Lubbock Christian University students may find themselves missing home and everything else that just seems to soothe the soul – especially for those small town guys and gals. Well, they need look no further for the remedy to that nasty homesickness.
Heading into the fall 2010 semester at Lubbock Christian University, Caleb Blakeney has hit the ground running with the LCU musical production of â??Carouselâ?? (show to be staged October 8 & 9 â?? tickets on sale now at all Select-a-Seat outlets).
Day after day we Lubbock Christian University students go to class and listen to our professors lecture, then we leave. To some the person standing before them is just someone they must tolerate for the class period. To others this person is a wonderful being who has droves of information they can learn from. Some are just there because they have to be.
Shawn Hughes formerly taught at Lubbock Christian University in the Communications Department for several years before becoming part of the Marketing Department. He later moved to Roswell, NM where he was the CEO for the Chamber of Commerce and then opened his own advertising and video production company. Now, he is back and is teaching many of the communications classes here on campus. We had a chance to visit with him about his return to the LCU campus:
Already many students have seen him cruising down sidewalks and hallways on his long board. His love for tennis is also becoming common knowledge across campus. Still more people have experienced his love for people and leadership, particularly as he represents the class of 2014 in the student senate and the band. Hardly two weeks into class and freshman Niko Valenzuela is already heart and mind into Lubbock Christian University.
Natalie Tyler is not your typical Lubbock Christian University freshman. There are many things that set her apart from the rest of her class. Natalie has a very diverse background and a wide range of life experiences that many people will never encounter. What makes her so unique is the fact that she grew up in Kenya and Uganda. I was able to sit down with Natalie and ask her about her life in Africa and about her new life here at LCU.
Anna Schoop, a 20-year old student from Bremen, Germany, began her journey at Lubbock Christian University a year ago to play golf and study abroad. She chose LCU over 11 other schools here in the United States, and she hasnâ??t experienced one regret it for that decision over the past year. Besides playing golf for the Lady Chaps, she is toward her bachelorâ??s in sport management.