Jan 24, 2023

Dordt in the News: December 14 - January 24

January 23, 2023

WalletHub: Best 0% APR Credit Cards

Professor of Business and Finance Jesse Veenstra discusses 0% APR credit cards and provides expert advice for those considering whether to get a 0% APR credit card.

January 20, 2023

Siouxland News: Sioux Center, Dordt Univ. unveils new indoor sports complex

Sioux Center and Dordt University cut the ribbon Friday afternoon on a new sports complex. The ribbon cutting concludes over five years of planning and construction on the new 8,000-square-foot facility that will serve not just Dordt University, but the entire Sioux Center community.

KTIV: Hope for Sioux Center dome to provide economic opportunities

On Friday, the ribbon was cut a multi-million dollar sports complex in Sioux Center, Iowa, The American State Bank sports complex is a brand new domed athletic facility. The goal is to make this facility a destination location for tournaments and other activities, which will drive the local economy, according to project leaders.

Sioux County Radio: State Economic Development Authority Director Attends Ribbon Cutting in Sioux Center

Friday afternoon, Dordt University and Sioux Center city officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the American State Bank Sports Complex, a joint venture between the two entities. The $8 million dollar, 250x470x75 foot inflated facility was the recipient of a $500,000 Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism grant.

Dakota News: New sports complex opens in Sioux Center, Iowa

$8 million and months of hard work later, and officially the American State Bank Sports Complex is ready for action. Collaboration and momentum were the themes of Friday’s grand opening of the highly anticipated project in Sioux Center, Iowa. The city and Dordt University worked together to plan the 250 by 470-foot domed complex.

January 16, 2023

Banner: Why Would God Create People He Didn’t Elect for Salvation?

Associate Professor of Theology Dr. Justin Bailey answers the question, “Assuming God did predestine only a select few to be saved, why would he bother creating people he did not elect for salvation?”

January 14, 2023

Sioux City Journal: Dordt women beat Briar Cliff to stay atop the GPAC standings

Holding onto sole possession of the top spot in the GPAC Conference, the Dordt women's basketball team secured an 87-77 win over second-place Briar Cliff Saturday.

January 13, 2023

Siouxland News: Dordt University mourns the loss of one of its students who died in car accident

Dordt University said in a news release Friday that the young woman who died in a car accident on January 10th was one of its students. 18-year-old Emma Nibbelink was driving south on Highway 75, just South of Hull when she hit snow and ice on the shoulder and lost control.

January 3, 2023

Shifting Culture with Joshua Johnson podcast: Episode 88 Justin A. Bailey

In this episode [Associate Professor of Theology] Dr. Justin A. Bailey uses his latest book Interpreting Your World: Five Lenses for Engaging Theology and Culture as a jumping off point to talk about engaging culture with curiosity, vulnerability, and a posture that seeks to understand before casting judgment.

December 14, 2022

The Gospel Coalition: Gaming Alone: Helping the Generation of Young Men Captivated and Isolated by Video Games

“How can we think well—for ourselves and for our boys—about video games?” This podcast / article features interviews with Dr. Brad Hickey, director of the Dordt University Gaming Guild, as well as countless other students and staff.

About Dordt University

As an institution of higher education committed to the Reformed Christian perspective, Dordt University equips students, faculty, alumni, and the broader community to work toward Christ-centered renewal in all aspects of contemporary life. Located in Sioux Center, Iowa, Dordt is a comprehensive university named to the best college lists by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal, Times Higher Education, Forbes.com, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review.

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