Articles

February 6th, 2017

LeTourneau Lauches Passage Institute for High School Students

LeTourneau University received a $600,000 Lilly Foundation grant to create a theological institute for high school students to explore their vocational calling. The strategic initiative, called Passage Institute for Youth and Theology, will provide the opportunity for 50 high school...

Channel(s): Calling and Career, Events
via Bill Peel
June 16th, 2016

Good, Bad and Promising News for Recent Grads

Degrees in hand, 1.9 million college grads hope to join America’s workforce this summer. The good news: the job market is hot. The class of 2016 has better job prospects than those in any class since the Great Recession. The not-so-good news: Salary levels haven’t fully recovered from the...

Channel(s): LeTourneau Originals
via Bill Peel
May 1st, 2014

High ROI for LeTourneau University

Congratulations to LeTourneau University for ranking 5th among all Texas universities for Return on Investment, as reported in the Houston Business Journal. LeTourneau ranked 2nd among private schools. A recent Wall Street Journal article, "Elite Colleges Don't Buy Happiness for Graduates...

via Bill Peel
February 28th, 2014

Millennials Seek to Serve God in Their Work

When Millennials first entered the workforce, older generations deemed them lazy, greedy, entitled, me-me-me generation, While some may feed this stereotype, Millennials are shaping today's workplace in many positive ways. Plus, born-again Millennials are notable for their social activism,...

April 12th, 2013

How to Follow Up after an Interview

Okay, you landed the interview and it went pretty well. What do you do next? You don’t want to annoy a potential employer, but you also don’t want to get lost in the shuffle. Fox Business offers three tips about how to follow up with employers.

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
June 20th, 2012

Beating the med school odds

In this World on campus article Victoria Unthank tells the story of Megan Busch and what obstacles await students seeking to go into medicine. Read more here.

November 3rd, 2011

What Teens Aspire to Do in Life, How Churches Can Help

A new Barna Group study explores the vocational aspirations of U.S. teenagers and examines the role of faith communities in influencing churchgoing teens’ college and career decisions.

November 3rd, 2011

70 Million Americans Feel Held Back by Their Past

One out of every three adults in this country say they are not living life to their fullest potential. According to a Barna study, 70 million Americans (31% of adults) feel "held back or defined by something in their past." This perception was most commonly expressed by younger adults,...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Evangelism
November 3rd, 2011

Fading Faith Among Emerging Adults

Emerging adults are unsettled about some of life’s most fundamental issues. Trends such as post modernism and relativism are “confusing,” “debilitating” and “thwart many of them from ever being able to decide what they believe is really true, right and good,” writes writes Notre Dame...

November 3rd, 2011

Students Become More Spiritual in College

UCLA's Higher Education Research Institute conducted a longitudinal study to assess the spirituality of college students during their undergraduate years. The study finds that while attendance at religious services decreased dramatically for most students between their freshman and junior...

Channel(s): Evangelism