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Over all it has

Mar 23 2009Other
Over all it has been great being a student at CCU, but the campus is lacking. It is not new, nor old. There is a campus move in the works.
4th Year Male -- Class 2009
Education Quality: A+, Campus Aesthetics: B

what a gift to go to Rockmont Liberal

Aug 02 2008Sociology
what a gift to go to Rockmont Liberal Arts College-renamed CCU - to receive a special degree in The Sociology of Religion;i.e., now that one of the Members of the Calvary Temple Second Mile COmmittee is the President of CCU - William Armstrong - how I pray the studies I received in how to help the victims of the Calvary Temple 23 Million Dollar Religious Rico Fraud can be put to an evidentiary purpose with the assistance of President Armstrong; especially the Veterans Village very close to CCU where our Wounded Warriors will be going for healing and educational studies to be business owners. John l4:12 "Greater works will you do than I for I go to My Father"
4th Year Female -- Class 1986
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: B-

During the majority of my time there, Colorado

Mar 15 2008Other
During the majority of my time there, Colorado Christian University was by my lights a respectable school: professors were free teach according to their judgments, in consistency with established norms of academic freedom; students were free to think, dissent, and the exchange of ideas was cordial; and students went on to succeed in their fields.

However, when former U.S. Senator William Armstrong became president, Colorado Christian University took a rapid downward turn. "Strategic Objectives" were implemented, which made CCU's curriculum virtually synonymous with Religious Right dogma. Professors were fired for encouraging students to consider the consequences of capitalism. Other professors voluntarily left the University when a narrow curriculum was imposed on them. Narrowly-educated religious studies professors became advisers of the Global Studies program. A class on African history and society is in the process of being disbanded because President Armstrong does not believe the continent of Africa has any geopolitical consequence for the United States. The class "Global Social Justice" is being renamed to "Global Management" to reflect a more capitalistic approach to world affairs. Professors are reportedly miserable and applying to work elsewhere. Student enrollment is declining rapidly; and hundreds of students have transferred since Armstrong became president.Colorado Christian University has ceased to become an effective academic institution. For students (or the parents of students) seeking the most narrow of Christian educations, pick CCU. But consider first Biola, Liberty, Oral Roberts, Wheaton, Gordon, Westmont, and others: these institutions, while undeniably conservative, at least have the pretenses of being real colleges. CCU lacks both the educational merits of a liberal arts college, AND the general respectability that the schools listed above continue to maintain. I am thoroughly unimpressed with Colorado Christian University, and thoroughly ashamed of the direction Armstrong has taken the school.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Preparedness: D+ Reputation: F
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