Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration
MidAmerica Nazarene University invites you to the 7th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration: Lessons from the Mountaintop on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. Celebration begins at 9:30 a.m. at College Church of the Nazarene, 2020 E. Sheridan, Olathe, KS
|Recipient of the 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Legacy Award:
Rev. Alice Piggee-Wallack
Pastor, True Light Church of the Nazarene
Coordinator for Diversity &
Cultural Competency, MNU
City of Olathe
Enterprise Bank & Trust
Multicultural Ministries, Church of the Nazarene
Olathe Medical Center
Olathe Walmart Supercenter
Schurle Signs, Inc.
Student Blogger Application
Each school year the Marketing & Communications office will hire 3-5 traditional undergraduate student blogger/vloggers (video blogs) to create, edit and post content on an MNU student blog/vlog feed that will be integrated into the mnu.edu website. These students will be selected, equipped, managed and compensated by the Marketing & Communications office. Students will receive a $100 stipend for each semester in addition to an iPod touch to use for the year for blogging.
- GPA of 2.5 or higher
- basic knowledge of blogging/vlogging worlds, camera usage and editing software and basic understanding of posting capabilities. Must own personal computer or have access to one on campus.
- involvement in one extra-curricular MNU activity in which they can blog/vlog about (athletics, theater, ASG, ministries, residential life, internships, PR group, clubs, etc.)
- must uphold the moral, faith-based and academic integrity of the University at all times, on camera or off.
- Applicants will be reviewed by a selection committee, interviewed and selected for the entirety of the school-year. Students will be chosen by the following process:
- Applications and references will be reviewed and narrowed to several students to be interviewed by the Marketing & Communications office.
- Bloggers will be chosen based on university involvement, technological or blogging experience, campus references and approval from Community Formation office.
- a. Student bloggers will post, at a minimum, weekly in their assigned time frame. (example: student A will post Monday or Tuesday, student B will post Tuesday or Wednesday, student C will post Wednesday or Thursday, etc. in order to create a more consistent time line for readers).
- Each weekly post should have some text and at least one multi-media element (photo or video). Students will also be asked to post several times a week to either a school-sponsored Twitter or Instagram feed.
- All posting must be done under the student’s own name and will abide by all copyright and intellectual property laws. Additionally, students must abide by the Student Handbook (‘12-13) in all blog-related activities and posts.
- Student bloggers will be responsible for responding in a timely manner (within 24 hours) to any comments, questions or requests from followers.
SEND YOUR COMPLETE APPLICATION TO MARKETING@MNU.EDU
Connect with MNU
Social Media is a great way for students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends to stay connected.
Official MNU Social Media Accounts
Campus-Related Social Media Accounts
|ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS, PROGRAMS & OFFICES||SOCIAL MEDIA TYPE|
|Behavioral Sciences||Oh, Behave! blog|
|Health & Exercise Science|
|MHR Program Alumni||Linked In|
|MNU Blogs||Twitter | Blog|
|Dr. Todd Bowman: Sexual Addictions Treatment Providers, SATP|
|STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, MEDIA & MINISTRY||SOCIAL MEDIA TYPE|
|MNU News||News Blog|
|SPORTS||SOCIAL MEDIA TYPE|
|MNU Sports||Facebook | Twitter | You Tube|
|ALUMNI||SOCIAL MEDIA TYPE|
|MNU Alumni||Facebook | Twitter | You Tube|
|OTHER RELATED ENTITIES||SOCIAL MEDIA TYPE|
|City of Olathe||Facebook | Twitter|
|MNU Dining Hall|
NOTE: This list is maintained by the Office of Marketing and Communications and is regularly updated to remove inactive pages and accounts—we only promote those who adhere to best practices in social media and those who properly brand accounts. If your organization's page is not listed here or you would like to request social media guidance, contact Amy Curtis or Kelly Lawler in the Office of Marketing and Communications. Please download our MNU Social Media Policies & Proceedures document outlining these best practices.
David J. Spittal, Ed.D., was elected the fifth president of MidAmerica Nazarene University on January 16, 2012, and will be inaugurated in a special ceremony on Friday, October 26, 2012. President Spittal’s inauguration is being held in conjunction with the University’s Homecoming weekend enabling alumni and friends to join students, faculty, staff, Trustees and others to celebrate this joyous and historic event.
Friday, October 26, 2012
10:00 a.m. College Church of the Nazarene
View a full schedule of Homecoming Weekend activities.
Questions? Contact Linda Baldridge at (913) 971-3392 or via e-mail.
David J. Spittal, Ed.D.
On January 16, 2012, the Board of Trustees of MidAmerica Nazarene University elected David J. Spittal, Ed.D., as MNU’s fifth president. He began his official duties on February 1, 2012. Dr. Spittal previously served as president of Southern Wesleyan University in Central, S.C., for 17 years from 1994-2011. Under his leadership the university expanded its locations to include four learning centers in addition to its main campus. His work led SWU to strengthen and build relationships with the local and regional community.
Dr. Spittal has served in a variety of professional volunteer roles including executive committee vice president for the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, co-chair of the Pickens County South Carolina Vision 2025 Project, commissioner of the South Carolina Tuition Grants Commission and as an on-site accreditation evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
He has also been on the board of directors of the Wesleyan Investment Foundation and a member of the General Board of the Wesleyan Church International.
Dr. Spittal was educated at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., and holds an EdD in educational administration, an M.S. in music education, and a BS in instrumental/vocal music and art education.
A strong proponent of Christian education, he was raised in the Church of the Nazarene, and joined the Wesleyan Church during his tenure in Wesleyan higher education.
He and his wife Donna have two grown sons and six grandchildren.