Friday, April 30, 2010

New "Mormon Values" college planned

Excerpts of Mormon-values college plan in works for Nevada, Mormon Times

Beginning Fall 2012, high school graduates and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be eligible to attend a new college in Logandale, Nev.

While it is unaffilitated with the Church Educational System, Desert Valley College officials say it will purport LDS values, providing an alternative to Brigham Young University and the already established, privately run Southern Virginia University, which also maintains standards of conduct and a strict honor code. The goal of the new school will be "to provide for an intensive learning experience in a stimulating setting where a commitment to excellence is expected and the full realization of human potential is pursued," according to executive director Rex Jensen...

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