Faces of LIFE- Stan Vandierendonck
For a student-athlete, time management is critical in achieving personal, academic and athletic goals. Stan Vandierendonck, mid-fielder and captain for the Life U Men’s Soccer team, understands the delicate tightrope he must walk and appears confident to take on any challenges that life throws at him.
LIFE UNIVERSITY SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR (SID) RECEIVES SMALL COLLEGE SID OF THE YEAR AWARD
January 14, 2022 – Life University (Life U) congratulates Sports Information Director (SID) Billy Mangum for his recent selection as 2020-2021 Small College SID of the Year by the National Wrestling Media Association (NWMA).
LIFE UNIVERSITY MARKETING WALKS AWAY VICTORIOUS IN THE 2021 NXY AWARDS
November 16, 2021 – International Awards Associate (IAA) has announced the winners of the 2021 NYX Awards to the public. The NYX Awards honor, recognize and celebrate creative excellence in marketing, communication and digital video designs that went above and beyond and raised the bar for higher than ever distinctions.
Introduction to Rugby
Life University’s educational and clinical philosophy is based on Vitalism—our recognition that the Universe itself is self-conscious, and as such, creates itself as a dynamic system wherein living organisms are self-developing, self-maintaining and self-healing.
Trivia – What is a Running Eagle?
In ways great and small, the identity of any given university is guided through history by the mascot with which they are associated. Some schools go fierce: Columbia Lions, Clemson Tigers and Baylor Golden Bears—oh my! Some schools go regional, such as the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Florida Gators (double dipping in ferocity as well) and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. So, when I first heard about Life University, I wondered what their mascot was. After I heard it was the Running Eagles, I have to be honest that I still wondered what their mascot was.
Faces of LIFE – Peter John Mataira
Originally born in New Zealand, Peter John Mataira grew up in Hawaii and is still a resident today. He comes from a blended family of nine kids. “We are all pretty close; we are a big family.”
December 2019 – Life University Announces Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class
History of Rugby at LIFE
Rugby union, commonly known simply as rugby, is a full-contact team sport that originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand.