The first year is in the books.
The Virtues Campus recently wrapped up the inaugural year of offering a full program to students looking for faith-based education and guidance to combine with college courses.
A community activist and politician stressed the importance of a “servant attitude” to students at The Virtues Campus this week.
Jonathan Honerbrink, a candidate for mayor of Minneapolis, visited the Coon Rapids campus as a guest speaker to encourage students to follow Christ’s example in both politics and everyday life.
After traveling the world, running a small business, and working for a Christian ministry, Laura Clawson was looking for her next adventure. Laura, who was originally from Minnesota, returned to her home state and placed her focus on pursuing a college degree — something she had put on hold following high school. “I felt the need to finish my degree and keep working on some achievable goals,” she said. “It’s easy to coast during seasons of life, and I needed a new and fresh challenge.” Laura was looking into several avenues for education when she found The Virtues Campus ...
The Virtues Campus is proud to announce the addition of two campuses opening fall 2016. We will be expanding our offerings in the Twin Cities metro area with a new location at Lutheran Church of the Master in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. The campus will allow our program to increase its reach into the western suburbs and beyond and assist with our goal of serving a diverse student body. We also will be expanding the Virtues program across state lines with a campus at Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake, Iowa. This location is only 30 minutes from the campus of our regionally accredited partner, Waldorf College, which will provide students with nearby access to additional on-campus amenities.
Many students ask themselves “what’s my next move?” in high school, and maybe a little in college. But once a student chooses a college, a major, and a career it can be easy to forget to ask yourself this question. The Virtues Campus wants to challenge students to continue asking this question throughout their education and their life. We challenge them to have an end-goal in mind and to pursue it.
No question resonates deeper in the restless souls of those entering their college years than the question, “What is the purpose of my life?” It may be asked earlier - or later - in life, but never more intensely than in those wonderful years between ages 18 and 25! How does one choose well a midst so much to choose from? It is because of the critical and life-shaping nature of these choices that a Virtues education challenges students to embrace the notion of calling. The deepest meaning in life is found in discovering and then living out one’s call. Nothing has changed individuals, families, nations, and societies more.