Jessup News

Bryce Jessup Honored by Placer County Board of Supervisors

November 19, 2014

Placer County’s Board of Supervisors honored Dr. Bryce Jessup with a commemorative coin for his role in bringing William Jessup University to Placer County 10 years ago and the significant contributions he has made over the years. The award was present …

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Jessup Partners to Support Rocklin’s Harvest Run

October 8, 2014

William Jessup University welcomes local runners to its growing campus on Saturday, October 18 to participate in Up Capital Management’s inaugural Rocklin Harvest Run, a 5K run slated to begin at 9 a.m. Originated by the investment-advising firm, the e …

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Jessup Gala Raises Record-Breaking Funds for Student Scholarships

September 24, 2014

On September 20, exactly 75 years to the date the growing university opened its’ doors with just 14 students, William Jessup University hosted the Jessup Gala, an event that raises funds for student scholarships. This year, the memorable event raised o …

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WJU Partners with Worship Conference Event

September 19, 2014

William Jessup University will host the fifth annual Worship Conference on Saturday, September 27 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The popular conference has a unique purpose and is designed to provide resources to local worship leaders enabling them to stay c …

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Jessup Adds New Air Force ROTC Program

September 8, 2014

William Jessup University begins a new Air Force ROTC program with the start of the 2014-15 academic year. The ROTC experience allows students to earn an officer’s commission and prepares them for many rewarding Air Force careers upon college graduatio …

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Jessup Reports Continued Record-Breaking Enrollment

September 8, 2014

William Jessup University began its 2014-15 academic year on Monday with the largest enrollment in the university’s 75-year history. The university reported continued growth in enrollment during the past six consecutive years as it celebrates its’ 75th …

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Jessup Makes 50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges in the U.S. List

August 5, 2014

William Jessup University has been listed as as one of the 50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges in the U.S. by Christian Universities Online. WJU’s appearance on the list makes note of Jessup’s record-breaking enrollments, commitment to a quality libe …

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Jessup Appoints Head of New Kinesiology Program

April 11, 2014

William Jessup University, the Sacramento area’s only residential four-year private university, has selected Dr. Scott Roberts to serve as Lead Faculty to the growing university’s new Kinesiology program slated to begin fall 2014. Dr. Roberts formerly …

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Faith and Freedom in the Public Square

March 12, 2014

On April 3 at 7 p.m., William Jessup University will host “Faith and Freedom in the Public Square,” a discussion featuring nationally syndicated radio show host Dennis Prager, Christian author Eric Metaxas and moderated by Jessup’s President, John Jack …

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Jessup to Offer Kinesiology Beginning Fall 2014

February 12, 2014

William Jessup University will offer a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (BSK) slated to begin fall 2014. The BSK program will provide a sound liberal arts background and allow students the opportunity to study the core academic areas, while offering …

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Lee Strobel is Keynote at National Day of Prayer Breakfast

February 12, 2014

Nationally acclaimed author and speaker Lee Strobel has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the ninth annual Northern California National Day of Prayer breakfast, which will take place at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA, at 7 a.m., Thurs …

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Jerry Manuel Foundation and William Jessup University Host Baseball Alumni Banquet

February 10, 2014

The Jerry Manuel Foundation and William Jessup University hosted a Baseball Alumni Banquet honoring Dusty Baker, former Major League Baseball player and manager last Saturday night at the growing university. Baker enjoyed a 19-year career as an outfiel …

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Social Media Drives Jessup’s Fundraising Event

September 12, 2013

On Tuesday, September 24, William Jessup University will hold Give:24, an annual fundraising effort. The one-day cause-driven social media campaign is a campus wide staff and faculty collaboration to encourage every WJU employee to contact 24 friends, …

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William Jessup University Offers First Master’s Degree Program

September 4, 2013

William Jessup University, the Sacramento region’s only residential four-year private university is now offering a new Master’s of Arts in Teaching (MAT); the first upper level degree program rolled out by the growing university. “We are, once again, e …

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William Jessup University Reports Record-Breaking Enrollment

August 29, 2013

William Jessup University on Wednesday began its 2013-14 academic year with the largest enrollment in the university’s 74-year history. The university has reported continued growth in enrollment during the past four consecutive years. William Jessup’s …

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WJU’s Community Wind Ensemble New Season Begins September 3

August 24, 2013

William Jessup University’s Community Wind Ensemble begins its fifth season at the growing university with the first rehearsal scheduled for Tuesday, September 3 at 7 p.m. Under the direction of Van B. Crane, the Ensemble has planned concerts on campus …

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William Jessup University Granted Full Membership Into Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

August 8, 2013

The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) announced that it has unanimously approved William Jessup University for full membership in the prestigious higher education organization. The CCCU is an international association of intentionall …

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Jessup grad earns full-ride scholarship to Boston University

May 16, 2013

With graduation season just around the corner, William Jessup University is one of the first university’s in the greater Sacramento region to hold its Commencement ceremony slated for Saturday, May 18. Graduating senior, Amber Curry has much to celebra …

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