Top 10 BJUtoday Articles in 2019

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That’s a wrap on 2019! A lot has happened in the last year. We’ve had stories of loss, stories of overcoming obstacles, stories of almost forgotten campus history. These are the most widely read articles, and we have more planned for 2020.


1. Remembering Beneth Peters Jones, Lady of Talent and Grace

Mrs. Beneth Peters Jones played many roles during her lifetime. Those who knew her remember her for her extraordinary talent and timeless grace.

War Memorial Chapel

2. Origins: War Memorial Chapel

War Memorial Chapel has seen many changes since its building in 1947. Built in memory of WWII, the chapel also promotes art and music. First in a series exploring the history and significance of building names across the BJU campus.

BJU Love Stories header

3. BJU Love Stories

We asked alumni to share their BJU Love Stories, and we received more stories than we hoped for. Enjoy reading the most memorable ones.

Cast and crew of Overcomer. Photo used with permission.

Photo used with permission from AFFIRM Films A Sony Company © 2019 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

4. BJU Grads Assist in Kendrick Brothers’ Film

Recent BJU grads Abby Cole and Stephen Dysert were members of the production crew for the Kendrick brothers’ new film Overcomer, which was released Aug. 23.

Behind the scenes of BJU's production of Titanic

5. Behind the Scenes of “Titanic”

Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the production of Titanic, BJU’s adaptation of the Tony award-winning Broadway musical.

Krystal Allweil, editor of BJUtoday, interviews two of the Titanic guest artists, Caitlin Mesiano and Patrick Dunn

6. Guest Artists Applaud BJU Professionalism

Guest artists Caitlin Mesiano and Patrick Dunn talk about their collaborative efforts with BJU students, faculty and staff on the production of Titanic.

Emily Arcuri at the Cancer Survivors Park

7. BJU Counselor Walks with God through Cancer

BJU alumna and staff member Emily Arcuri was diagnosed with breast cancer at 27. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, she testifies of God’s presence and provision throughout her journey.

Levinson Hall

8. Origins: Levinson Hall

Levinson Hall was part of the 1982 Student Center expansion. Named for former voice faculty Grace Levinson, the hall reminds of this godly woman’s legacy. One in a series about the history of campus buildings.

Dr. Edward Panosian with author Chris Anderson sign the recently published biography, Panosian

9. The Making of the Panosian Biography

After hearing the story of Dr. Ed Panosian’s life, Chris Anderson knew it had to be retold. Panosian: A Story of God’s Gracious Providence is the result.

Jeff Stegall designed the set for BJU's production of Titanic

10. Setting an Unsinkable Stage

Jeffrey Stegall, BJU’s principal costume and set designer, reveals the challenges of designing the set for Titanic, on stage March 14–16.