San Diego Christian College Appoints New Vice President for Academics

After a national recruitment effort, San Diego Christian College (SDC) has appointed Dr. Elizabeth Stanton as the new vice president for academics, starting August 1. She served as interim vice president since January 2017.
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SDC Comedy Night

Saturday, June 3 at 7 PM

San Diego Christian College presents Charity is Fun Live Comedy Event brought to you by One Eyed ‘Possum Productions. Come enjoy a night filled with fun and laughter! Hosted at San Diego Christian.
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SDC Flight Team competes in national collegiate flying championships at The Ohio State University

San Diego Christian College (SDC) Hawks Competition Flight Team launched two airplanes on a cross-country journey to compete in the national college flying championships at The Ohio State University on Wednesday.
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Winners Announced — Dr. Paul Ague Writing Contest

The Dr. Paul Ague Writing Contest is held annually and is open to all students at San Diego Christian College. Judges award first, second, and third place prizes to entries in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. read more

SDC Women’s Tennis Team Wins GSAC Tournament

Congratulations to SDC Women’s Tennis Team — GSAC Tournament Champions!
“I can’t be more proud for the Lady Hawks making SDC history two times this season claiming GSAC Regular Season title and the GSAC Tournament Championships! read more

SDC Hires Award-Winning Film Director for New Film and Media Studies Program

San Diego Christian College (SDC) is pleased to announce the hire of Marc Hutchins, Executive Director of Alexander Films, as the head of film and media studies in the Department of Communication. Beginning fall 2017, Professor Hutchins will oversee film courses as well as the production of an annual feature film at the College.

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Dr. Elizabeth Stanton to be Interim Vice President

Today, Dr. Paul Ague announced the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Stanton as the interim Academic Vice President to the faculty and staff during the monthly CommUNITY event. Dr. Stanton joined the SDC faculty the same semester that Dr. Ague was elected as President. Coming to SDC with her Master’s degree from Wesleyan University, she went on to complete her Doctorate of Psychology at Southern California Seminary and is currently finishing her requirements as a licensed Psychologist.

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Truth and Purpose Conference 2017

At SDC, Truth and Purpose aren’t just words out of the mission statement –they are core values and beliefs. These beliefs are what propels students, faculty and alumni to have an impact on the community, the city and the world. SDC hosted our annual Truth and Purpose Conference from Monday, February 6 to Wednesday, February 8 on what it means to live with truth and purpose.

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Homecoming is just around the corner

Please join us for SDC Homecoming 2017 including our first-ever Hawks Fun Run and Parent Luncheon & Reception with SDC President and First Lady on Saturday, February 25. To register, please visit

SDC Students Attend 30th Annual Impact Conference

On February 4th, SDC Communication students attended the 30th Annual Impact Conference at Azusa Pacific University. James Powell, SDC student, and Dr. Lisa Dunne, Chair of the Communication Department at SDC, both presented papers at the conference.

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GoJet Airlines Announces Pilot Pipeline Agreement with San Diego Christian College

Participants eligible for $10,000 in tuition reimbursement and recruiting bonuses
GoJet Airlines is pleased to announce that it has signed a pilot pipeline agreement with San Diego Christian College.
The Wingman Pipeline Program provides promising pilots currently enrolled in a professional airline training
program an internship at GoJet while they build flight hours.

Making MLK a Day ON, Not a Day Off

Dr. King says that everyone can be great because everyone can serve. Therefore, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 53 SDC students, staff and faculty served throughout the Santee and Lakeside areas to six different serving sites on their day off. As SDC’s sixth year participating in MLK Day of Service, we provided the community of Santee and Lakeside over 159 hours of service!

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Watch our Christmas video from SDC President Dr. Paul Ague.

SDC is looking forward to welcoming new students in January!

If you’re a first year college student or a transfer, make sure that you sign up for our New Student Orientation! This is a time that the institution gathers around it’s new students and shows them all the best things about SDC and San Diego while introducing them into the community. Register here

College for a Weekend

Last week SDC Undergraduate Admissions hosted prospective students and their families at our first College for a Weekend event of the year. Students participated in Dye Wars with ASB, attended classes with our current students, worshipped with us in chapel, spent two nights in the resident apartments and attended a beach barbecue.

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SDC Flight Team wins bid to nationals!

The San Diego Christian College Hawks Competition Flight Team placed third in Region II National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) championships held at San Jose State University last week.

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Missionary of the Week

John and Nancy Hook have served as missionaries with Mission Aviation Fellowship since 1978, and last week they were honored as Missionary of the Week at Shadow Mountain Community Church. John and Nancy Hook have spent 20 years flying in the jungles of Indonesia, then after serving in Haiti, Mali, Suriname, plus an additional three years in Afghanistan, then 11 years training new missionary pilots at Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) Headquarters.

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Important Message about the SDC Men’s Basketball Team

SANTEE, Calif. – At approximately 1:30am on Sunday, November 13, 2016, a Volkswagen Jetta hit the back of the charter bus transporting the San Diego Christian College (SDC) men’s basketball team.

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SDC offers new drone certification program for film and media students

The Department of Communication at San Diego Christian College is pleased to announce a partnership with the Department of Aviation in providing a drone certification option for its Film and Media students.

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Multicultural Week at San Diego Christian

Monday, November 8, 2016 started SDC’s Multicultural Week! SDC prides itself on having students from over 28 countries. We love honoring the diversity at SDC by hosting guest speakers, learning about the different cultures, and enjoying cuisine from around the world. Learn more about SDC campus culture and activities.

SDC Volunteers Make a Difference

On November 1, 2016, SDC was honored by the Santee School District for all our efforts at the Santee Success Program (SSP). Santee Success is a short-term placement program provided by the School Board to assist at risk students with the goal of returning the students to stream main schools.

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SDC Aviation Graduate Passes With Flying Colors

Kayla Harder, a 2014 San Diego Christian Aviation Department graduate, received an excellent rating on her technical evaluation with Missionary Aviation Fellowship (MAF) this week at MAF headquarters in Idaho. Kayla received funding for over half of her training at SDC through SDC’s Missionary Pilot Loan Forgiveness Program (MPLFP). The MPLFP loan is forgiven twenty percent per year they serve on the mission field thus eliminating the debt in five years.

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SDC IMPACTing our Communities

In Ephesians 5:1-2 we are encouraged to imitate Jesus and walk in love as He has loved us and given Himself for us. IMPACT provided our student body with the opportunity to step off our campus and serve in Santee, San Diego and Mexico. Students choose to serve with local partners on Thursday and Friday or join a travel team for four days. Check out the recap video.

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SDC Professor Marc Hutchins’ Film Premiers

SDC Department of Communication is thrilled to announce the release of Adjunct Film and Media Professor Marc Hutchins’ latest film, “Crossing Streets,” which premiers September 16 on

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SDC Penny Prayers & Convocation

On Monday, August 29, 2016, SDC staff and faculty welcomed new and returning students to kick-off the new academic year with Penny Prayers tradition and Convocation.

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New Student Union on Campus

Anticipation has been building and today, we are thrilled to announce our brand new Murphy Student Union (aka “The Murf”) located in Building A!

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film ephasis

SDC Adds New Emphasis in Film and Media

The Department of Communication at SDC is pleased to announce the launch of a film and media emphasis fall 2016. Students will have the opportunity to learn from film and media professionals on screenwriting, directing, producing, cinematography, marketing, distribution, and advanced storytelling techniques.
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Josh Westermann Named SDC Interim Athletic Director

After several months of interviews, San Diego Christian College has moved to elevate Josh Westermann, Head Coach of both men’s and women’s soccer, to the position of Interim Athletic Director, effective immediately.
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Aviation Fraternity New to Campus

San Diego Christian is excited to announce its first fraternity Alpha Eta Rho (AHP) – a coed international professional aviation fraternity that has granted charters to more than 140 chapters at the most prestigious aviation colleges and universities. read more

Dr. Tim LaHaye, founder of SDC and ‘Left Behind’ co-author, passes at 90

San Diego Christian College (SDC) mourns the loss of Dr. Tim LaHaye, the son of a Detroit autoworker who grew up to become a respected pastor, international best-seller, prominent evangelical leader, and founder of SDC (previously Christian Heritage College).
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