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Stoppa, Tara M. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
This article explores civic development and its roles in the lives of emerging adults, and the ways in which college contexts--particularly Christian colleges and universities--may foster adaptive civic development. First, the article presents an argument for the importance of fostering civic development as rooted in historic truths of the…
Descriptors: Christianity, Young Adults, Higher Education, Citizen Participation
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Timmermans, Steven; Booker, Rhae-Ann – Christian Higher Education, 2006
With interest in university-college partnerships increasing, this paper presents an example of an effective college-church partnership. A Christian college partnered with 19 urban churches to offer precollege activities for urban youth in grades 7 through 12. As expected, the level of poverty associated with young people's neighborhoods (i.e.,…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Church Related Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Urban Youth