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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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