James Thrasher

James Thrasher

Dr. James Thrasher is the director of Grove City College’s career services office and a Fellow for Calling and Vocation with the Center for Vision & Values.

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To Win or Not to Win: THAT is NOT the Question

March 16, 2015 | by | Topic: Media & Culture

Winning has commandeered the high calling of sports and coaching.

I walked into a Nike store with my kids and noticed the youth T-shirt table. I was shocked by what I saw: “Crushing You Will Be A Pleasure.” “Thank You … More>

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AUDIO – Dr. James Thrasher on “The What’s Up Radio Program” with host Terry Lowry

January 17, 2014 | by | Topic: Education & Schools, Streaming Audio

In case you missed it, Dr. James Thrasher, director of Grove City College’s career services office and the coordinator of the Center for Vision & Values working group on calling, was a guest on “The What’s Up Radio Program” with … More>

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From playground to profession: Choosing a career path at age 10?

December 18, 2013 | by | Topic: Education & Schools

A recent Wall Street Journal article by Peter Cappelli, “Why Focusing Too Narrowly in College Could Backfire,” caught my eye. Cappelli writes, “Students are told to learn the subjects that will best land them a job when they graduate. But … More>

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STREAMING VIDEO — Job Advice for College Students in Tough Times!

October 31, 2012 | by | Topic: Biography, Education & Schools, Streaming Video


Fifty percent of college students today are either unemployed or underemployed. Dr. Jim Thrasher, the director of Grove City College’s top-ranked career services office and coordinator of The Center for Vision & Values working group on calling, gives some … More>

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Super Bowl Heart: Longing and Calling for Meaningful Careers

February 6, 2008 | by | Topic: Faith & Society

$2,700,000 for 30 seconds of air time for Super Bowl XLII? That price tag is enough to make your heart jump right out of your chest!

Sunday night the heart that jumped out with an “I Quit!” message for the … More>

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