Christian College Nursing, Education Students Getting Blacklisted

Some Christian schools have encountered hospitals and schools that refuse to accept their nursing and education students for jobs and internships, said Shirley Hoogstra, president of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.  The students are being turned away due to the colleges’ understanding of marriage as between one man and one woman. The problem is not widespread, Hoogstra explained, but it is an issue that the CCCU has been dealing with and is concerned about for the future.  “There have been small pockets in the United States where Christian colleges that have held a traditional understanding of marriage have had some of their professional programs impacted,” she said.  Read more: