Construction of New Fine Arts Facility Begins

The College is pleased to announce plans to construct a new fine arts building. The new facility will offer more student studio space as well as offices and studio space for art faculty.
Additionally, the building will feature improved natural lighting, ventilation in studios, designated work space for senior art students, and a commons. The building’s interior is designed to incorporate windows from the Art Barn, a much beloved place which was closed in 2014 following investigations by facilities management and a structural engineer.
Read the full article online to learn more about the facility or to give toward its construction and endowment.

Craig M. Lyon, 1924-2014

Craig Lyon, who graciously served Covenant College as hostess for nearly thirty years, passed away on November 14, 2014.
In the early 1970s Mrs. Lyon began serving as the hostess of Covenant, living in Carter Hall for twenty-seven years before retiring in 2000. After her retirement, Mrs. Lyon continued to serve the College, helping host special events and cheering on the Covenant Scots. Her legacy of generous hospitality continues as Covenant students eat every meal in the Craig M. Lyon Great Hall.

Profs. Corbett & Fikkert Co-Author Helping Without Hurting in Short Term Missions

Following the success of When Helping Hurts, professors Steve Corbett and Dr. Brian Fikkert have released new resources for groups interested in short-term missions, titled Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions. Covenant alumna Katie Casselberry ’10 also contributed to the resources, which include a leader’s guide and a participant’s guide.

Watch Chapel Services Live Online

You can now revisit your chapel experience by enjoying talks from Chaplain Grant Lowe along with guest speakers from around the world live online. Bookmark our live stream page, and enjoy a 35-minute chapel break on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00 a.m., EST.
This month you'll have the chance to hear from Dr. Dan Doriani, Dan Wykoff '01, Prof. Jeff Morton, and many others. If you miss the live stream, you can always watch or listen to archived chapels online.

Philosophy Club Launches Undergraduate Journal

Covenant’s student-run philosophy club released the first issue of an online, undergraduate philosophy journal, Mountaintop Thoughts, last fall. Undergraduate students and alumni are encouraged to submit papers to Mountaintop Thoughts to be considered for publication. Read more, and listen to the editor, James Baird '14, describe his vision for the publication.

Andrew Peterson Named Nick Barker Writer in Residence

Musician and author Andrew Peterson is serving as our 2015 Nick Barker Writer in Residence. Peterson has released more than ten albums since 1996, including Counting Stars, which debuted at number one on iTunes and sixth in Billboard's top Christian albums. An award-winning author, he recently released the final novel in a four-book fantasy series, The Wingfeather Saga. Read more about Peterson’s visit here.

Dr. Daniel Dreisbach to Present WIC Lecture Series

Dr. Daniel Dreisbach, professor in the school of public affairs at American University, will present the 2015 WIC Lecture Series at Covenant. Dr. Dreisbach’s series will explore the role of the Bible in the political discourse of the American founding. Learn more here, and tune in to our live chapel stream to watch Dr. Dreisbach’s lectures in chapel on Thursday and Friday.

Top 10 Lists for 2014

Take a look back at the most popular news stories, ScotsCasts, chapel talks, and videos of 2014.

Submit an Update to View Magazine

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Campus Preview Weekend

On March 26-28, we will welcome prospective students for Campus Preview Weekend. As alumni, one of the most valuable ways you can represent the College is by telling high school students about Covenant. Recommend Campus Preview Weekend to students you know who would benefit from a visit. While you’re at it, tell us about those students by referring them to us online.

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