Emma Perley

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Nurturing Light & Truth

Posted by Emma Perley on 9/21/21 7:56 PM

Imparting Christian virtue in a secular society through education.

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A Remarkable Student Body: A Parent's Perspective

Posted by Emma Perley on 9/9/21 9:49 AM

Michele Suskin dropped off her son—her oldest—at Patrick Henry College with confidence. Commending a child to an institution of higher education today is unsettling for many. Here's why it is...

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Continued Community: Memoirs of an Alumnus

Posted by Emma Perley on 9/7/21 5:48 PM

Patrick Henry College is a small campus with big opportunities. Many alumni leave campus holding a strong bond with the tight-knit community that they formed during their time studying at Patrick...

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Today's Voices on Tomorrow's Leaders

Posted by Emma Perley on 9/7/21 5:11 PM

At Patrick Henry College, we train some of the brightest students in the nation. PHC graduates think clearly, communicate persuasively, and are best equipped to serve Christ faithfully. How do we...

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Civic Virtue: Fulfilling Our Duty as Citizens and Christians

Posted by Emma Perley on 8/25/21 4:51 PM

What is civic virtue? And what does it mean to be a Christian leader as well as a dutiful citizen?

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Teaching Virtue as a Purposeful Component of a College Education

Posted by Emma Perley on 8/24/21 9:28 AM

Consider the importance of preparation, respect, and humility in training up the next generation of leaders. When challenges come, leaders will either react out of fear or respond with great...

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Putting In The Work: Insights From Alumni Internship Experiences

Posted by Emma Perley on 8/20/21 11:25 AM

Apprenticeships, including internships, follow the classical model of preparing students for their Christian vocation by sending them out to practice their craft under a master/mentor after a...

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Turning Theoretical Concepts Into Concrete Applications

Posted by Emma Perley on 8/15/21 2:00 PM

A “liberal arts education” is associated with the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake and is generally contrasted with the practical, job-focused training of “vocational education.” Actually,...

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Preparing for Excellence: Pre-Law at Patrick Henry College

Posted by Emma Perley on 8/13/21 4:44 PM

Here are three things that you should know about preparing to be a lawyer:

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Removing the Sacred/Secular Distinctions: Biblical Studies at PHC

Posted by Emma Perley on 8/10/21 8:34 PM

Have you considered serving in a ministerial capacity or maybe leading a Christian non-profit? Not sure what role God has for you, but maybe you want to help others learn how to study God's Word,...

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