News Archive 2023

Hogue Inaugurated as 22nd CCU President

Eric K. Hogue was inaugurated as the 22nd president of Colorado Christian University on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, in front of students, faculty, staff and community members in the CCU Event Center in Lakewood.

CCU Mourns and Honors Ellen Armstrong

Colorado Christian University announces the passing of Ellen Armstrong, a former member of the Board of Trustees and, for 54 years, wife of the late CCU President and former U.S. Senator Bill Armstrong. She passed peacefully on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at her home at Vi in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

CCU Named to Wall Street Journal’s America’s Best Colleges List

Colorado Christian University has been named to the “America’s Best Colleges 2024” list by the Wall Street Journal and its research partners College Pulse and Statista. The rankings highlight the top 400 colleges and universities out of more than 4,000 in the United States based on data and survey results in the areas of graduate outcomes, learning environment, and diversity.

CCU Named a Fastest-Growing University for 8th Consecutive Year

For the eighth consecutive year, Colorado Christian University has been named one of the fastest growing colleges or universities in the private, nonprofit, master's degree-granting category, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2023-24 Almanac of Higher Education.

CCU Records Best Finish In Director's Cup

Colorado Christian University Athletics Finishes 43rd out of more than 300 DII institutions in Learfield Director’s Cup standings. Cougars also capture 10th RMAC Sportsmanship Award.

CCU Welcomes Eric Hogue as President

Colorado Christian University welcomes Eric Hogue as the institution’s 22nd president. Hogue steps into the role on June 1 after being selected by the university’s Board of Trustees in March following a nine-month national search.

CCU Awards Dallas Jenkins an Honorary Doctorate

Colorado Christian University awarded an honorary doctorate to Dallas Jenkins, the creator, director, and co-writer of The Chosen, a multi-season series depicting the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

CCU Celebrates More Than 1,400 Graduates

Colorado Christian University honored more than 1,400 graduates during the University’s 108th commencement on Friday, May 12, 2023, at Cherry Hills Community Church in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

CCU Wins Back-to-back RMAC Championships

After an exciting three days of the RMAC tournament at All Star Park, a champion has been crowned. For the second-straight year, Colorado Christian University has claimed the title after an unbeaten run through the tourney.

Proposed CCU Athletics Complex

CCU Athletics Receives $2.5M Gift

The gift jump-starts $14M campaign to construct new softball, soccer, and track and field facilities in Lakewood

CCU Announces New School of Counseling

The new school positions the University to expand and diversify counseling degree options and train up the next generation of professional counselors.