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.
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.
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
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
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.