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BYU-Pathway’s continued growth has sparked the interest of various publications throughout the Church and the world. See how the blessings and effects of BYU-Pathway have been shared by other organizations.

Students in Rome, Italy, at a PathwayConnect gathering

BYU-Idaho’s Pathway Program Blesses Students Worldwide

Church News — Oct. 29, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

PathwayConnect is helping many students — such as Carolina Galvis from Hingham, Massachusetts — find a path to fulfill their dreams. Since its launch in 2009 with three locations in the United States, PathwayConnect has grown into a worldwide program serving students in nearly 40 countries. This article was also featured in Deseret News entitled “A ‘Pathway’ to Education Worldwide.”

Pathway Featured in Jack Weyland Novel

Upper Valley Standard Journal — Jan. 16, 2016
Rexburg, Idaho, USA

Member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and author Jack Weyland’s newest novel, Mandy, features a fictional woman who enrolls in PathwayConnect while her husband studies opera. Inspired by Weyland’s experience as a service missionary assigned to BYU-Pathway, the novel highlights how the program helped her continue a degree while also developing her communication skills with her husband and gaining a respect and love for ethnic diversity in her new home of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

A New Pathway to Higher Learning

Prince William Living — Feb. 27, 2016
Dale City, Virginia, USA

Many students in the Washington D.C. area have benefited from PathwayConnect’s innovative approach to higher education. By breaking down barriers to higher learning, PathwayConnect is giving students the confidence and skills needed to succeed in college. Local Church leaders and missionaries play a role in sharing the program with Church members throughout the D.C. area.

Students in Glendale, Arizona provide feedback to each other during a gathering

Pathway Program Helps Students Overcome Common Obstacles to Higher Education

The Beehive — March 31, 2016
Arizona, USA

BYU-Pathway has cleared away common obstacles that prevent individuals from pursuing higher education. Program features such as weekly gatherings and the convenience of online courses bring higher education within greater reach for hundreds of Church members throughout Arizona.

Church Contributes to Chilean Society Through Education

Church Newsroom (Chile) — May 6, 2016
Santiago, Chile

32 students in Santiago, Chile, celebrated completing PathwayConnect in May. Students expressed deep personal growth and increased self-reliance thanks to their participation in the program. Elder Patricio M. Giuffra of the Seventh Quorum of the Seventy presided at the event.

Devin Bost overcame adversity through the Church and PathwayConnect.

The Education of a Lifetime

The Ensign — Jun. 1, 2016
Portland, Oregon, USA

Devin G. Bost, a convert to the Church, found hope through his journey to the gospel and the PathwayConnect program. Humbled by complications with ADHD, homelessness, and depression, Devin felt compelled to call upon God for answers. After investigating the Church and being baptized, he joined PathwayConnect and found the hope he was seeking. From his time in PathwayConnect, Devin grew in his testimony of the gospel and found the drive and skills needed to help prepare him for a career in software engineering.

Pathway Opens Doors of Learning Around the World

The Daily Universe — Aug. 16, 2016
Provo, Utah, USA

Students are experiencing the many blessings that come from participating in PathwayConnect. The program is helping participants develop academic skills, improve their English, and grow spiritually.

Elder Mark A. Bragg conversing with a Church member in Chile

Elder Bragg Speaks About Education at Pathway Event

Church Newsroom (Chile) — Aug. 26, 2016
Santiago, Chile

Elder Mark A. Bragg of the First Quorum of the Seventy and BYU-Pathway Area Manager Ismar Vallecillos spoke at a PathwayConnect informational meeting in Santiago, Chile, in August. Vallecillos shared many of the qualities that PathwayConnect students develop and strengthen, including teamwork, leadership, organization, and study skills. Elder Bragg provided words of inspiration, hope, and encouragement.