News - Summer RECORD Explores How Students and Grads Apply the Liberal Arts

Summer RECORD Explores How Students and Grads Apply the Liberal Arts

Summer RECORD Explores How Students and Grads Apply the Liberal Arts

What do a sales tracking system and a difficult conversation with “combative” clients have in common with sound engineering at a Fresno megachurch and the design of a wheelchair ramp?

They all involve GU students or alumni who use their liberal arts training to solve problems, create beauty, deliver the gospel, and more. 

Every day “applied liberal arts” contribute value to countless workplaces worldwide. Research shows that employers overwhelmingly endorse broad learning in new hires, and “cross-cutting” skills like communication, critical thinking, ethical judgement, and collaboration. 

This fall, GU unveils a new major in liberal studies. To celebrate, this summer’s RECORD looks at how students and recent grads have applied GU’s hallmark Christ-centered liberal arts training to workplace problems.

Click on the issue below to view their stories. 

This story was published on July 01, 2020




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