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Jan
30

The Importance of Goals

Photo credit: https://edubirdie.com One of the earliest profound questions asked of a child is “What do you want to become when you grow older?” The child’s typical response would be to state a profession – to become a teacher, nurse, doctor, pilot, or an engineer- or to state a longing –to be rich, or become famous, […]

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Jan
28

It’s A Love Thing: Love as a Radical Factor in Civil Rights

Fifty one years ago (1968-2019), Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated. His assassination was one among many of the cruel events that dotted the civil rights landscape. Images that come to mind when one recalls the Civil Rights era often reflect violence. Certainly the beatings, the imprisonments, the insults, the discrimination and various forms of […]

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Jan
23

For Pillar College, MLK, Jr. Day is a Day Out, Not a Day Off

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once prayed, “Use me, God. Show me how to take who I am, who I want to be, and what I can do, and use it for a purpose greater than myself.” Pillar College echoes those sentiments as part of its mission – to educate, inspire and equip […]

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Jan
14

Dr. Mark G. Harden

Pillar College in Newark, New Jersey announced that after a year-long national search, its next Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College is Mark G. Harden, Ph.D. Dr. Harden’s experience in academic leadership runs deep. He has earned a reputation as a visionary and compassionate leader in education for the past 16 […]

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Oct
08

GLOBAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE TO SOUTH AFRICA

Pillar College sponsored a Global Learning Experience (GLE) to South Africa from May 21-June 4, 2018. The theme and corresponding Scripture verse for this trip was “The Ministry of Reconciliation: The Church’s Role in Racial Reconciliation During the Apartheid Era” (2 Corinthians 5:18). The group of 21 participants including faculty, friends, staff, and students went […]

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Oct
04

The Golden Rule & Workplace Environments

At Pillar College, we strive to be a Christ centered workplace. This principle is embodied in our Mission statement and everything we do teach is as it were, “rooted in and committed to Christian faith and love”. Our guide and foundation, the Word of God and the Holy Scriptures are not silent on workplace behavior […]

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Sep
11

Reflections On 9/11, When My Father Stood Tall

White roses are placed on an inscribed name along the edge of the North Pool during memorial observances held at the site of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2014. (Photo by Justin Lane- Pool/Getty Images)White roses are placed on an inscribed name along the edge of the North Pool during memorial observances held […]

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Sep
10

My Dream of Earning A Degree At Thirty Five

 By Sandra Casillas  My experience at Pillar College has been quite the journey thus far. A leap of faith and obedience was what it took. When I began this new journey in my life at age 35, the very thought of going back to school after all these years was quite terrifying. My anxiety was especially heightened because I simply hated school! I had been out of […]

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Jun
20

BLEND (Bilingual Entry Degree) for Korean Students is coming to Pillar College!

Pillar College opens BLEND program to the Korean community! Introducing K-BLEND! 필러대학교는 한인들을 위해 블렌드 프로그램을 개설합니다! K-BLEND를 소개합니다! For years Pillar College has been serving the Hispanic community through the Bilingual Entry Degree Program (BLEND), which allows students to begin their college education in their native language, Spanish, while becoming proficient in the English […]

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Nicole Herbig – Valedictorian Speech 2018

It’s an honor and a privilege to stand before you a Valedictorian of the Pillar College Graduating Class of 2018. A lot of diligence, necessary perseverance and Godly assistance went into getting me to where you see me today. As I stand before you, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the concept of […]

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