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Johnny Rodgers III

Despite the Loss

Johnny Rodgers III ’23 Hello Knights, Writing for the Public (COM 327A) is excited to share its next blog with you. If you like what you read, subscribe, or bookmark. Today, we share Despite the Loss by Johnny Rodgers III “This blog is a documentary that focuses on seven of the most iconic playoff performances that resulted in losses in professional sports history. History is written by the victors. Losers are lost to history no matter the scope and magnitude of their performance. Herculean efforts versus insurmountable odds are

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Kandon Luquer ’22

LIVING LIFE SMALL: The Rise of the Tiny Home

Kandon Luquer ’22 LIVING LIFE SMALL Kandon Luquer, a Communication major, transformed her grandparents’ RV into her home. Follow Kandon’s journey to other like-minded people who “live life small”. These blogs are brought to you by the hard-working students in Writing for the Public (COM 327A).

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So Much More Than a Diploma

In the August 2021 issue of The Plaid Horse, St. Andrews University was featured with an article titled So Much More Than a Diploma.  The article discusses 50 years of excellence with horses on campus, and how St. Andrews University continues to be a leader in equestrian studies and show ring performance. Excerpts from the article: “Celebrating over 50 years of horses on campus, the college has been a leader in equestrian studies and show ring performance. St, Andrews has been six-time American National Riding Commission (ANRC) Intercollegiate national champions,

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Fall 2021 Opening Convocation and Altered Class Schedule

OPENING CONVOCATION will be held on Tuesday, August 31 at 11:00 on Scotsman’s Field. Please see the altered class schedule below. Everyone is encouraged to wear BLUE as we celebrate the beginning of the academic year together.   Altered Class Schedule for Tuesday, August 31, 2021 To Accommodate Campus-Wide Opening Convocation Regular Class Meeting Times                                    August 31 Class Meeting Times 8:00 – 9:15                                                                              8:00 – 8:45 9:30 – 10:45                                                                            8:55 – 9:40 11:00 – 12:15                                                                          9:50 – 10:35 Opening Convocation and Lunch 11:00 – 1:00 12:30 – 1:45                                                                            1:15 –

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Fall 2021 COVID-19 Policies, Procedures, and Protocols

COVID-19 Policies, Procedures, and Protocols at St. Andrews University, A branch of Webber International University. Effective August 8, 2021   Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, St. Andrews University, a branch of Webber International University, has followed well researched, scientifically grounded guidance to help mitigate this risk. Based on current and authoritative government-issued health standards or guidance issued by the State of North Carolina and/or the United States Centers for Disease Control, the following policies and procedures are effective August 8, 2021, at the residential Laurinburg campus of St.

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St. Andrews Alumna Provides Comfort K9’s in Surfside, Florida

St. Andrews Alumna Provides Comfort K9’s in Surfside, Florida   Surfside, FL – Heather Jenkins Brazzell, a St. Andrews Alumna class of ‘93, serves as director for the southeast region of HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response, an organization that offers trained and certified dog and handler teams to provide emotional comfort and support to people affected by crises and disasters. HOPE AARC’s mission is to provide comfort and encouragement through animal-assisted support to individuals affected by crises and disasters. The organization has been serving people affected by disasters and traumatic events,

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Jack Lawson ’74: Education for Living

It seems Jack Lawson was destined to attend St. Andrews. Jack knew about the college from its beginnings. Growing up with Presbyterian roots in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, his two older siblings and friends from church attended St. Andrews before him. Jack graduated in 1974, majoring in Religion and Philosophy; he wanted to attend a learning community for college and, like many others, was drawn to the small student to faculty ratio at St. Andrews. Recalling his time at St. Andrews as the “most outstanding academic experience of his life,” Jack

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St. Andrews Reports Laurinburg Area Campaign Success

St. Andrews Reports Laurinburg Area Campaign Success   Despite the national pandemic, the annual St. Andrews Laurinburg Area Campaign (LAC) and annual appeal has achieved success few thought possible.  With an unofficial goal of $500,000, a similar amount raised in 2019-20, the 2020-21 campaign has raised $512,999. Allen Johnson, Class of ‘92, Executive Director for Scotia Village, lead this year’s campaign, that included not only the Laurinburg/Scotland community but many other individuals and business who have maintained a close connection to the university and community over the years.  The LAC

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Mara Jefferson Appointed Campus President for SAU-Charlotte

Mara Jefferson, MBA, ME appointed Campus President for St. Andrews University – Charlotte, a Branch of Webber International University Babson Park, Florida For Immediate Release   Mara Jefferson, MBA, ME has been appointed the Campus President for St. Andrews University – Charlotte, effective immediately.  Part of the university’s plan to bring high quality, face to face higher education to working adults in locations near them and on their schedule, the Charlotte campus offer relevant and in demand degrees at both the undergraduate and masters levels. Jefferson holds a Bachelor of

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Erika Ikeda: An International Student Who Made the Most of her St. Andrews Experience

Erika Ikeda chose St. Andrews University for her study abroad experience, and we are so honored she made the journey from Tokyo, Japan, to Laurinburg, NC. St. Andrews offered Erika a scholarship through a study abroad agency, and the known one-on-one experience between professors and students here was a major draw for her choice in college. A member of the class of 2021, Erika just completed her undergraduate studies, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Business Administration. Erika said, “I decided to study abroad as the first step

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