Dr. Guy Higashi is the president of New Hope Christian College in Eugene.
- The college was first established in 1925 and next year will be celebrating its 100th annivesary!
- New Hope has its main campuses in Eugene and Honolulu but also has partnerships with campuses in Taiwan and Myanmar and a full online program.
- There are about 225 students at the Eugene campus and about 200 at the Honolulu campus.
- The college is fully accredited and has many 2-year and 4-year programs available.
- Most programs revolve around Biblical Studies and Theology but there are many others offered including Business Administration and Crisis Response.
- Dr. Higashi has been in Oregon for three years and travels back to Hawaii several times a year to see family. He has four children and four grandchildren.
- He recently was in Hawaii helping his aging parents and the topic of leaving a legacy came up. Dr. Higashi encouraged everyone to live a life that will make a positive impact!
- Christian Education is important in America because it has helped shape our country and where we are today.
- Many of the largest campuses in the US were founded as Christian institutions: Harvard, Yale, Princeton to name a few.
It allows the students to develop their world view in a safe and positive environment