Month: March,2017

ENC and Women’s Rights: A Feminist History

ENC and Women’s Rights: A Feminist History

The Church of the Nazarene (CotN) has a long-standing history of women in leadership. Since its inception, the CotN has ordained women into ministry, while even today many denominations still resist ordination of women. The Nazarene Church has long believed in the equality of women. Some of the first Nazarene churches in America, including the Malden Church of the Nazarene just a few miles away, were founded by women pastors. Today, ENC’s feminist story continues with
The Fusion Trip that Changed My Life

The Fusion Trip that Changed My Life

This year the Spiritual Development Office sent out three Fusion Spring Break trips. An international team went to Havana, Cuba, an in-country group went to Ferguson, MO, and a local group went to Boston, MA. We sat down with student Ashley Prax who went on the international trip to Cuba and heard her story of growth, shifting perspectives, and a passion for missions. “The goal for our Fusion trip to Havana was to build relationships with
So Why Is ENC an Arboretum and What Is That…

So Why Is ENC an Arboretum and What Is That…

You’ve probably noticed small plaques adorning some of the trees on ENC’s campus connecting the plant to ENC’s Babcock Arboretum. Since 1993, ENC’s collection of 75 varieties has been designated an official arboretum named for the colorful Professor J.Verner Babcock who taught botany at ENC from 1938 until 1978. What is an arboretum? An arboretum is a botanical garden containing a collection of plants intended at least partly for scientific study. What are those small plaques
Meet the 2017-2018 SGA

Meet the 2017-2018 SGA

Last week the next Student Government team was elected. We talked to each of the election winners about their vision for next year and more importantly, what brought them to ENC. Scroll down and learn about what brought the 2017-2018 SGA team to want to work for you! (Top: Libby, McKenna, Kyera, Bottom: Danny, Niki, Aaron, Kirsten not pictured) Student Body President – Kyera Bryant Year: Junior Hometown: Guilford, Connecticut Major: Biology Fun Fact: I sleep
Graduation Countdown: Asking Your Professor for a Recommendation Letter

Graduation Countdown: Asking Your Professor for a Recommendation Letter

You’ve spent your whole college career trying to win the favor of your professors. You’ve worked hard, you’ve done the work, and now it’s time to cash in all your effort. It’s the time of year to ask for recommendation letters. Whether you’re a graduating senior looking for a job, or an underclassman looking for an internship, recommendation letters are crucial to your success. Your professor’s words of affirmation set you apart from all the other