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Rochester Christian University honors Oakland County leaders

Rochester Christian University recently honored 21 leaders from Oakland County, Michigan, for completing the inaugural class of the Oakland Leadership Academy, which helped mid- and upper-level county managers explore leadership from multiple perspectives.  The first cohort of 21 county employees was chosen by their managers for the educational opportunity. RCU was selected in 2023 to co-create and teach the academy, which focused on the development of leadership training skills and emphasized themes of greatest importance to the county, including: leadership style effective supervision of employees interpersonal communication skills human resource policies project and time management ethics The participants completed

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Top 10 FAQs every freshman asks before starting college

We know navigating college as a freshman can be stressful, so we’re here to help you by answering some of the most commonly asked questions. Q: What major or field of study should I choose? Our advising team is happy to help you explore different major options and connect students with faculty to discuss programs! We offer a diverse range of academic programs rooted in a Christian worldview, including majors in theology, biblical studies, education, psychology, business, and more. Our curriculum integrates faith and learning to provide students with a holistic education that prepares them for success in their

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Navigating Mental Health Challenges in College

In today’s fast-paced academic environment, the pursuit of higher education can sometimes come at a cost to students’ mental well-being. From the pressures of academic performance to the challenges of navigating newfound independence, college students often face a myriad of stressors that can impact their mental health. As a Christian university committed to nurturing the holistic development of our students, we recognize the importance of addressing these issues with compassion, understanding, and faith-based support. Understanding Depression in College Students Depression is a prevalent mental health concern among college students, affecting their academic performance, personal relationships, and overall well-being. According

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EVENTS

View the list of exciting events at Rochester Christian University. 

44th Annual Fletcher-Shinsky Golf Classic

Join us for the 44th annual Fletcher-Shinsky Golf Classic on Tuesday, July 16 at Cherry Creek Golf Club in Shelby Township, MI. Since 1980, funds raised from the golf classic have supported student scholarships. Click here for sponsorships and golf packages

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Student (Teen) Formation Retreat

Join us for a Student (Teen) Spiritual Formation Retreat on August 9!   “Amazement seized all of them, and they glorified God and were filled with awe, saying, “We have seen strange things today.” Luke 5:26. In the gospel of Luke, we read that people were amazed when encountering Jesus and the work he was up to. God still surprises us! We invite you to join us as we consider questions like, what might God be up to in the world? How might God be inviting you to participate?   End your summer and kick off your school year with a day of

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44th Annual Fletcher-Shinsky Golf Classic

Join us for the 44th annual Fletcher-Shinsky Golf Classic on Tuesday, July 16 at Cherry Creek Golf Club in Shelby Township, MI. Since 1980, funds raised from the golf classic have supported student scholarships. Click here for sponsorships and golf packages
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Student (Teen) Formation Retreat

Join us for a Student (Teen) Spiritual Formation Retreat on August 9!   “Amazement seized all of them, and they glorified God and were filled with awe, saying, “We have seen strange things today.” Luke 5:26. In the gospel of Luke, we read that people were amazed when encountering Jesus and the work he was up to. God still surprises us! We invite you to join us as we consider questions like, what might God be up to in the world? How might God be inviting you to participate?   End your summer and kick off your school year with a day of ...
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BLOG

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The Open Table: Creating a beloved community with hospitality & welcome

The RCU Blog features insights into our core principles and mission while highlighting the diverse voices and innovative research from within our community. June 13, 2024 By Dr. Brian Stogner President As Rochester University adds the word “Christian” back into its name, we are called to clarify and develop our identity as a distinctive Christian university.  As many of you are aware, many private colleges today have adopted a particular political perspective in an attempt to attract students and donors from the families and constituencies most likely to attend and support their institutions. A 2022 article in the “Detroit

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