2020 News

CCU Launches University Partners Program

University Partners are generous alumni, parents, faculty and staff, board members, and friends committed to and partnering with CCU’s distinct and compelling Christ-centered higher education mission.

CCU Launches Hope Fund

Colorado Christian University is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship fund designed specifically to help adult learners reach their educational goals through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

Mourning The Passing of Dr. Bill Watson

Dr. Watson served as Professor of World History in the Department of Social Sciences, and specialized in the interaction between Western civilization and the rest of the world.

CCU Board of Trustees Announces Five New Members

Jeffrey H. Coors, Dr. Biff Gore, Sen. D. Michael Kopp, John Pittman, and Robert E. Warren Jr. bring decades of combined experience and expertise in ministry, higher education, business, law, and medicine to the CCU Board Of Trustees.

New CCU students wearing masks

CCU's annual enrollment surpasses 8,500

Despite logistical, health, and safety obstacles faced during an unprecedented global pandemic, Colorado Christian University has notched its 11th consecutive year of enrollment growth.

Tim McTavish

McTavish succeeds Gary Armstrong as CCU Board Chair

Tim A. McTavish MBA '13 has been elected chair of the CCU Board of Trustees. He succeeds Gary Armstrong, who has served as board chair since 2014 and will conclude his 18 years of service to the board in October.

CCU Academy Confers First Degrees

CCU Academy, a recently formed academic division of Colorado Christian University focused on providing affordable college credit options to high school students, awarded its first associate degrees in liberal arts.

Standing Against the Sin of Racism

CCU mourns the tragic death and unjust killing of George Floyd. We stand in solidarity with those who are peacefully protesting this injustice and must recommit ourselves to equal justice under the law.

CCU Launches New Academic Division

Colorado Christian University is excited to announce the formation of a new academic division to extend educational opportunities to high school students via an online format.

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2020 RMAC Sportsmanship Cup

For the fourth straight year, and eighth time overall, the Colorado Christian athletic department has been awarded the RMAC's Sportsmanship Cup title.

Strobel Center Launches Applied Apologetics Degrees

The undergraduate and graduate degrees in Applied Apologetics, which are designed to equip students to defend the Christian faith, offer four emphases: Cultural Engagement, Global Apologetics, Innovative Evangelism, and Practical Apologetics.

Update on Commencement and Summer Trips

CCU President Dr. Donald Sweeting announces the postponement of Commencement 2020 and the cancellation of domestic and international student trips through August 2020.

Cancellation of Classes and Lakewood Campus Closure

CCU's Coronavirus Response Team announces early spring break for the College of Undergraduate Studies. March 18 and 19 classes are cancelled and the Lakewood campus will close March 19 at 5:00 p.m.

President Sweeting's Note to Students and Parents

A personal note from CCU President Dr. Donald Sweeting to students about the coronavirus pandemic and its unprecedented impact on their lives as they transition to online learning for the remainder of the semester.

Transition to Online Classes and Further Updates

Colorado Christian University is transitioning all traditional undergraduate classes in the College of Undergraduate Studies from in-seat to online instruction beginning Friday, March 20, continuing for the duration of the semester.

CCU Online Partners with Group U

CCU announces partnership with Group Publishing, one of the premier children’s and youth ministry publishing and training companies in the U.S., to provide a tuition discount to Group U students who pursue an undergraduate degree through CCU Online.

Statement on the Coronavirus

At this time, there are no confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 on CCU's campus. In order to safeguard the health of the University community, CCU remains in close communication with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).