Bresee founded and became the first president of Pacific Bible College, which would become Pasadena College and later Point Loma Nazarene University. The women had envisioned a Bible college, but Bresee’s vision was for a liberal arts institution. He believed spiritual and academic learning went hand-in-hand.
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The Visual Arts program is small and personable. Staff is more often available to students and the campus is small and easy to navigate. There is a sense of unity amongst the students, especially those who attend all four years of the program. Although the university requires many general education courses to prepare students to become well-rounded individuals, most...