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Month: August 2016

Restructuring Student Learning Center Leads to Reduced Staffing at Dallas Christian College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2016 DALLAS, August 31, 2016- The announced restructuring of the Dallas Christian College (DCC) Academic Mentoring and Student Learning Center brings some great changes for DCC students, but it also means a reduction in staffing. Mr. “Sparky” Montoya will no longer be serving as academic mentor. Faculty, staff, and students will all miss Sparky’s work and presence on the campus. He has been at DCC for 10 years, putting in place an excellent system of student tutoring (while at the same time completing his M.S. in Student Affairs at Texas A&M Commerce). Sparky and his team of...

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C.C. Crawford Library to Become the C. C. Crawford Library and Student Learning Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2016 DALLAS, August 31, 2016-“It’s a wonderful thing when one solution can resolve two pressing concerns,” stated Bruce Long, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, about moving the student learning center on the third floor into an enlarged space in the C.C. Crawford Library. “The expansion of degree offerings in recent years has created a classroom space issue that has made it difficult for the Registrar to get all the necessary classes scheduled into appropriate classroom spaces. The student learning center is in an excellent space, but it is on the third floor, which can...

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‘I have a revelation about God’s will for your lives’ Bruce Long Addresses Students in Chapel

Dallas, Texas- Bruce Long, interim vice president for academic affairs, spoke in chapel today about knowing God’s will for our lives. In his college years, Bruce had a plan to be an electrical engineer. However, after high school, he attended a Christ in Youth conference. There he sensed God calling him to full-time Christian service. “The church was always an important part of my life, but that changed that very moment at that conference. Right then, my faith was not second hand just because of my family … it was my faith,” Bruce says. Adding, “I experienced a total shifting...

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After Seven Years of Service, VP for Communications Announces Resignation

FACULTY & STAFF NEWS 26 August 2016 Matthew Meeks, VP for Communications, Announces Resignation Plans to begin entreprenurial initiatives in Dallas–Fort Worth area Dallas, Texas–Every employee at DCC works in the faith that God has called us to this work.  And the other side of that is the faith that he can also show us when he wants us elsewhere.  Vice President for Communications Matthew Meeks now finds himself in that latter category.  After seven years at DCC, Matthew has tendered his resignation in order to keep following God’s leading. “I came to DCC knowing that the Lord’s hand...

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The Cafeteria Opens for Business!

Over the course of this summer, DCC has been making big changes to our cafeteria. We are excited to announce that our new and improved cafeteria will open Wednesday at 7:30 am for breakfast! The official hours of the Cafeteria are: Monday-Friday: 7:30 am – 6:30 pm Saturday: 11:00 – 11:44 am, 5:00 – 5:30 pm Sunday: Closed     For more information about the new features in the Cafeteria click...

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The Annual Back to School Fair

Tonight, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm in the DCC gym, is the annual Back to School Fair. Students will have the opportunity to talk with various churches, businesses, and school departments. Current, new students, and community are encourage to be there! Here is the list of churches, Businesses and School Departments available to students tonight:  School Departments: Encounter and TRIA Athletics Kingdom Week Urban Team Student Government Worship Arts True 2 Life Student Development Cornerstone Crusader Store Flag Football League Alumni Ministry Teams Admissions Businesses: YMCA Town North Reading Partners Dr. Pepper StarCenter BB&T Project Transformation Camp Gladiator Council on Alcohol and...

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David and Gina Celebrates 30 years of ministry at Northside

Dallas, TX–Dallas Christian College alumnus David Garison and his wife Gina celebrated 30 years of ministry at Northside Christian Church in Spring, Texas this week. David graduated from DCC in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. Shortly thereafter, he began his ministry at Northside Christian Church as the youth and worship pastor. After head pastor and former DCC trustee, Bill Gaslin, retired from Northside, David was chosen to lead the church. 30 years later, the church has become a beacon of light in the Northern Houston Suburb, reaching thousands of people with the Gospel every single week....

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Changes Coming to Wallace’s Student Lounge and Cafeteria

Debuting this fall: a new Wallace’s Student Lounge and Cafeteria! Wallace’s student lounge and the cafeteria have been undergoing changes throughout the summer. The NEW Wallace’s Student Lounge Vending! We are in the process of adding coffee vending capable of making hundreds of different kinds of drinks. These drinks will be available any time during the day or night. Those services should be available within a few weeks of the start of the fall semester. Other vending options will be available for the start of the semester. One of the other objectives with this space was to provide a place for campus...

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Worship Arts Department Announces Hiring of New Choir Director, Other Exciting Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 10, 2016 Bruce Long, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Released the Following Statement Regarding Changes to Worship Arts Program “The worship arts major is one of our flagship programs, from leading music in our chapel services to traveling across the country on choir tours–the department and its students are invaluable. We believe that the Worship Arts program is vital in our mission to producing graduates who will influence the church and world through the ministry of music and arts for God’s Kingdom, just as it has done for many years. Over the 66 years...

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