Blog — Stories

Reaching the Least and the Lost

Jonathan Chua ('10) is the Manager of International Outreach at Joni & Friends, where he works to support the organization's mission to minister to the disability community. 

Leading with Excellence in Public Relations

Laura Daronatsy made a splash in the PR field, even while still a student. Her experience serving as National President of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and what she learned through her classes at Biola prepared her to be a light in the field of PR after graduation. 

Pioneering with Truth in Entertainment

Alumnus Rob Bredow ('94) serves as Head of ILMxLAB and VP of the Advanced Development Group for Lucasfilm, the company behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He is a strategic and visionary leader who focuses on the creative, technology and production approaches to innovative storytelling and ground-breaking creative experiences.

Previously, Bredow was CTO & VFX Supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks and his credits include such films as Independence Day, Stuart Little, Castaway, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, the Academy Award Nominated Surf’s Up.

Building the Foundation

Dr. Bob Sears ('91) is a pediatrician and author who focuses his work on building a strong relationship between parents and their children. 

Sharing God’s Love

Dr. Jane Anderson (’71), was the first Biola graduate to attend and graduate from medical school. Now as a clinical professor of pediatrics at UCSF, she shares how her Biola education gave her the courage to stand boldly for her faith as she pursued a successful career in the sciences and health care. 

Elevating the World

Wes Wasson ('89), former Senior Vice President and CMO for Citrix, shares his passion for using business to uniquely impact different markets, and for translating his experience to offer business training skills to people in poverty around the world. 

Preparing for a Medical Career

Alumna Angela Nicholson ('15) shares about her experience with the sciences at Biola, and how that prepared her for a future in medicine. 

The Courage to View Business as Ministry

Sophomore Jay Chang is studying business because he is passionate about using his Biola training to be a light in the business field. He is thankful for the scholarship support that has enabled him to continue his education here, as he prepares for his career as an accountant. 

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