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Impacting Culture for Christ

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Biblical Theology: Online & On-Campus

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News Center

A message from President Connolly for the canonization of John Paul II

Dr. Derry Connolly shares the story behind JPCatholic's founding, and the inspiration of Pope John Paul II in forming the identity of the University. Read More.

Students' Award-winning Commercial Screened at SXSW Film Festival

What began as a project for Commercials class turned into 3rd place prize
- and $2,000 - for two JPCatholic students. Read More.

JPII Legacy Lecture Videos are available online!

Can't make it to campus for our lecture series this April? We are recording all of the lectures and making them available online for free! Watch now.

Catholic Answers Live to Broadcast from JPCatholic on April 25

Radio host Patrick Coffin will be joined by Dr. Michael Barber & Professor John Kincaid to discuss the influences of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II on culture and Vatican II. Join us on campus for the event to ask your questions on air! Learn more.

Catholic Voices USA gives media training to San Diego Catholics

On March 28-29, Catholic Voices USA conducted a full two-day interview workshop at John Paul the Great Catholic University to offer free media training to University students and lay Catholics in Southern California. Read more.

Free Acting Workshop for Prospective Students

The University will be offering a three-day Acting Workshop for any high school or college students interested in joining our acting program. The workshop will be held April 8-10 at our campus in Escondido. Learn more.

New Business Advisory Board supports JPCatholic's student entrepreneurs

On Tuesday, March 11, business leaders from the San Diego community gathered at John Paul the Great Catholic University's campus to observe a series of entrepreneurial-minded students present their business plans. Read more.

John Paul II Legacy Lecture Series

To celebrate the canonization of our patron, John Paul the Great Catholic University will be hosting a weekly lecture series on the legacy of Pope John Paul II, leading up to a celebration on the eve of his canonization, April 26. All events are free and open to the public. Read more here.

Campus Dedication, Blessing, and Impacting Culture for Christ Award

Join us on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 in celebrating the dedication and blessing of our new campus in historic downtown Escondido. At the Dedication Banquet, the University will bestow its first Impacting Culture for Christ Awards to honor those who give selflessly of themselves and whose witness provides a model for Impacting Culture for Christ in our contemporary culture. Read more here.

University launches collaboration with San Diego video game companies

JP Catholic recently hosted a networking event designed to introduce the University to San Diego's video game industry. The event drew nearly twenty working professionals from a variety of established companies, including Sony Online Entertainment, Rockstar Games, Axis Game Factory, and Appy Entertainment. Read more here.

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