Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014
The Office of the President at Vanguard University is proud to announce Christine Caine as the 2014 Commencement speaker at the graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10am and 4pm. Both Commencement events will be held at Mariners Church in Irvine, California.
Known for her ability to communicate profound messages of hope and inspiration, Christine Caine has a heart for reaching the lost, strengthening leadership, championing the cause of justice, and building the local church globally. She is a member of the leadership team at Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia, and also directs Equip & Empower Ministries.
In 2008, Christine and her husband, Nick, founded The A21 Campaign, an organization dedicated to addressing the injustice of human trafficking. The A21 Campaign’s comprehensive approach includes raising awareness, preventing future trafficking, taking legal action, and offering support services to survivors. Christine Caine is an avid believer in the hope-giving power of the local church; she is the author of UNDAUNTED, A Life Unleashed, The Core Issue; Run To Win, and Can I Have (and do) It All, Please?
"I hope to inspire the graduates to believe that God is bigger than they think, can do more than they imagine & wants to use them in a mighty way for His glory! This is their time such as this!" says Caine.
In addition to the traditional Commencement ceremonies, Vanguard University will host their annual Challenge Coin ceremony for student veteran graduates on Thursday, May 1 at 4pm, and the Nursing Pinning Ceremony will be held Thursday, May 8 at 10am. A Baccalaureate service will be end on the eve of Commencement at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach, on Thursday, May 8 at 7:30pm.
The Commencement ceremonies will be available on live webcast at http://www.vanguard.edu/live. Join the conversation by tweeting LIVE from the event using #VUGrad, and mention @VanguardU.
To learn more about Vanguard University’s Commencement ceremonies, visit http://commencement.vanguard.edu.
ABOUT VANGUARD UNIVERSITY
Vanguard University (VU) is a regionally ranked, private, Christian university of liberal arts and professional studies. Located ten minutes from Newport Beach and an hour from Los Angeles, Vanguard equips students for a Spirit-empowered life of Christ-focused leadership and service. Vanguard is committed to academic excellence, boasting small class sizes that are designed to cultivate lasting professor-mentor relationships that enhance the learning process. The U.S. News & World Report ranked Vanguard a top 10 regional college in the west for 2014 and The Princeton Review ranked Vanguard a 2014 "Best in the West" regional college. Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Vanguard offers more than 30 degrees and certificates through its undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies programs. Please visit http://www.vanguard.edu.