Phillis Wheatley had a productive, but tragically short, life as a poet. Today, she lives on as an inspirational figure in American history. That's why she's the first figure in our new series "Historical Figure of the Month." https://hubs.ly/H0b4Rv_0
Yeah, we think Purcellville is pretty cool too 😊 Students and alum, what's your favorite thing to do in P-ville?
In keeping with this sentiment,
At PHC I learned how to think - and not only think, period, but also think for myself. I was able to come to my own conclusion
I studied American history, history of Western civilizati
All this, by the way, happened without my experienci
A classical liberal education teaches the basics of life, and Patrick Henry College provides that education.
(Oh, and the College also gave me a degree that was apparently
For these reasons I give the school a 5-star review. My actual rating might be more of a 4.5 for a few reasons. The school's young age and lack of certain accreditat
But none of those things merit lowering my rating of PHC. This isn't a school for people who want a piece of paper to get a job. This is a school for people who want to become better people and to grow as humans who understand
I am who I am today because of the professors
The community of learning that you'll find at PHC is quite rare. It's a Protestant
Lack of regional accreditat
People complain about difficulty
But job placement isn't actually, at the end of the day, what higher education is supposed to be about. It's great to see a school providing an alternativ
As a classical educator, I am grateful for the genuine liberal arts education offered here - there is no dumbing down of the curriculum
As the director of curriculum
As a community member, I am grateful for the many students who have invested in our church and our town, and most especially
Years and years ago, I first saw PHC as a set of plans on a friend's kitchen table. Exciting days followed as the vision became reality. Dark days also followed as the inevitable
I needed time to recover physically
Of course the school isn't perfect, nor is it a good fit for everyone. (That's what campus visits are for!) But PHC is and always has been unapologet
I love the pride everyone feels about PHC. The standard of excellence
Maggie has so many opportunit
I also respect and admire every professor I have met- truly good, intelligen
I really only have praise for this precious small school developing
-Not everyone looks good in a brown shirt with red armband, but that's the uniform requiremen
-Many male students think they can grow good facial hair, and they are wrong.
-Marching in goosestep is only required outdoors, and since a lot of classes are in just a few buildings,
-Witch burnings at the end of every semester. Students who make the dean's list get to participat
Please do not listen to those who rate negatively
Another issue with the IR program is the fact that PHC just isn't well-conne
Finally, the IPP track is relatively
In the (paraphras
This is Patrick Henry College.
Keep Patrick Henry College's mission teams in your prayers as they travel across the globe for spring break on Saturday! One team will serve in Greece (2017 team members pictured below), the other in Honduras. Pray that they shine Christ's light to all they meet.
Visit our missions webpage: https://hubs.ly/H0b3V5L0
We love this video so much! Patrick Henry College was transformed into the perfect prom destination earlier this month for Night to Shine in partnership with the Tim Tebow Foundation and Leesburg Church of the Nazarene - VA.
PHC teen campers make friends, learn new things, and visit exciting places, but most of all, they're encouraged to grow in Christ. Check out this video to learn more.
Find out what students thought of Mental Health Week, and what topics they learned about from local experts. https://hubs.ly/H0b2nlD0
"He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing. He wraps up the waters in his clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their weight." - Job 26:7-8
Wow, we are amazed by this photo of the Barbara Hodel Center by student Abigail Salomon! Sadly, the snow has melted now, but it was gorgeous while it lasted.
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Tass Saada shared his story of salvation and life with Christ after spending several years as a young man in the Palestine Liberation Organization, including work as an assassin. https://hubs.ly/H0b12SS0