Shanan Reynaud’s life experience has perfectly prepared him for his new role: Residential Life Coordinator. “I’ve come to recognise that trials and tragedy are integral to growth, and they give me a new perspective.” We asked him some questions. Here are the answers he gave.
Jodi now part of the familyThursday, September 15, 2022
Jodi Duncan is back. As a student, her classmates remember Jodi using the phrase, “Here for a good time, not a long time.” It now reflects more of a Christian worldview that will influence the on-campus experience of others. We asked our new Residential Life and Sport and Recreation Coordinator some questions. Here are the answers she gave.
Meet our new chaplainThursday, August 4, 2022
Priscilla Mariassouce is the new chaplain on our Lake Macquarie campus. An alumna, she returns to Avondale with local church pastoral and school chaplaincy experience. We asked her seven questions. Here are the answers she gave.
Best of both worldsThursday, August 4, 2022
Abbey heard a lot about life in the residences on our Lake Macquarie campus, “so I wanted to experience it, too.” But with an interest in chemical engineering, she enrolled in a course at another university. A new initiative, though, opens the residences to students like her.
A shot in the armThursday, April 1, 2021
After a year of receiving spiritual support by distance, our students are “hungry” for face-to-face engagement, responses to their faith festival show.
We’re better togetherThursday, September 17, 2020
Personal experience as a university dropout and professional interest in mentoring has motivated Avondale’s vice-chancellor to provide more support for first-year students.