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Police Chief Faces Challenge With Humility and Confidence

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Cunningham Student Center Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking on the $20 million Cunningham Student Center was held Friday, August 28, on the campus mall at MNU. more>

The University Loses a Friend and Supporter

The Pioneer community is saddened to learn of the passing of Olathe’s longest mayor, a 1984 alumnus of MNU, Michael Copeland, August 19, 2020. more>

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The President's Message: Look for the Lifters

Since the first warnings of the coronavirus, the word pandemic, has become an active part of our vocabulary more>

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Cheers for the The Class of 2020

THE GRADUATES OF 2020 ARE AMONG MILLIONS who have had traditional milestones of life cancelled or postponed due to unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. Completing their senior year on campus and enjoying the celebrations surrounding Commencement are just two of these important markers in adult life. To honor the Class of 2020 and the unexpected change in their final semester in college, six of our newest graduates share their thoughts about their MNU experience and their future plans. more>

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Campus News: Summer 2020

MLK Community Celebration 2020  more>

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Alumni Council Expands To Tackle Big Goals

The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education says alumni engagement is “Any event and activity that is valued by alumni, builds enduring and mutually beneficial relationships, inspires loyalty and financial support, strengthens the institution’s reputation, and involves alumni in meaningful ways to advance the institution’s mission.” more>

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Announcing Virtual Homecoming October 16-18, 2020

Reunions. The classes of 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020 can connect via Zoom Saturday, Oct. more>

MNU Sports News

Gameday Central - Sep 19, 2020
XC at Columbia | MXC 4th of 11 | WXC 2nd of 8 JVVB vs. Ottawa | W 3-2

Pioneers Dominate Crusaders - Sep 18, 2020
Watch | The Pioneers swept Evangel in dominant fashion on Friday...

Pioneers Shut Out Valley - Sep 16, 2020
Watch | OLATHE, Kan. - Picked up a huge 1-0 win over perennial power Missouri Valley on Wednesday...

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This Issue

Summer 2020

This issue features alumni who’ve committed themselves to serving others through healthcare. They comment on work during a pandemic as well as their motivation to serve. We hope you’ll be inspired by these few who represent many.

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