For those searching for a college that is more-Christian-than-thou, Pensacola is it. Level 3: Demerits There are tons of ways to receive demerits at Pensacola Christian College, with the amounts varying per infraction 10-25 Demerits can be received for infractions such as classroom irresponsibility, dishonesty, skipping a required event, misuse of a cell phone or immodest dress. In the world of Christian colleges, Pensacola is an oddity. StudentsReview , All Rights Reserved. Christianity is woven throughout the curriculum. Daxer, who has no desire to attend a more permissive secular college.
One student says she saw a pair of black-marker boxer shorts on a photograph of Michelangelo's David. Harding says the singers were instructed to tell them that Harvard and Yale are not accredited, either, and so accreditation doesn't matter. Instead, there is a Bible Conference students are forced to attend. They are also forbidden to listen to music that comes with a parental-advisory sticker. The college itself remains nonprofit. It's pretty long, so I'm going to split it up in two posts.
Even though the administration told Mr. White Glove Once a Semester White Glove is performed once a semester inside dormitories. A strong Christian emphasis is part of what Mr. Blakely himself came perilously close to getting kicked out by racking up 118 demerits. Is that necessarily a bad thing? Dow had been told not to talk to his friend, who had previously been campused.
Rejoice in the Lord Welcomes New Pastor When Pastor McBride announced his retirement, Campus Church said our thankful goodbyes and began seeking a new pastor. . Members of the same sex may touch, although the college condemns homosexuality. I'd like to see the article too, as I'm not a subscriber. Most internet sites are banned, and students aren't allowed to play video games or watch movies even ones rated G. Shadowing is usually a prelude to expulsion.
Those rules extend beyond the campus. Furthermore, StudentsReview is not affiliated with any University or Institution or Person. I found myself laughing at some and finding others both ridiculous and scary. My favorite rule is that men and women must use separate stairwells. It is known as perhaps the strictest Christian college in the country, one that has criticized Bob Jones, of all places, for being too liberal. Several students say they leave the campus to surf the Web. There are three levels of official punishment at Pensacola four, if you count expulsion.
Poirier was not gazing lovingly at her boyfriend; he had something in his eye. I just couldn't believe that such a Orwellian place and 5,000 students strong! One said he did not know enough to speak knowledgeably because Pensacola keeps mostly to itself. Movies are also forbidden, including those rated G. Rooms are inspected regularly, and students who do not meet cleanliness standards are given demerits. But because the college is not accredited, she cannot teach in public schools, she says.
Lack of accreditation has been a problem for Amy Brown, too. The first time he asked, he says, a college representative evaded the question. In the mid-1990s, Pensacola had e-mail and limited Internet access, but it shut the services down after several students started an online newsletter criticizing the college. Peters wanted in a college. Inside the Commons building, two students engage in a spirited game of Ping-Pong. Arnold is active in an online forum for former students, where many complain about the college and trade their best, or worst, stories. They claim this is only because of congestion.
Then I've heard them say that you might end up dying because God can't use you anymore. Students interviewed for this article were asked whether they would recommend the college. Dow was called to the office of the dean of men, where, he says, he waited for about four hours. Or leave the campus alone, for that matter. If a man and a woman are walking to class, they may chat; if they stop en route, though, they may be in trouble. They have a website that lists all the rules.
Amazon and eBay, for instance, are reportedly not on the approved list. His first choice, West Virginia University, has already said it would not consider his application, because Pensacola is not accredited. In the library, books and magazines are censored. In the letter, however, Bob Jones professors objected to the implication that the university was not faithful to the word of God. As a Pastoral Ministries major, I put in the time learning more about God and studying His word.