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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012
Kansas City's Fox 4 featured Riley Ewing, co-star in MNU's production of The Fantasticks which ran Oct. 24-28 at Bell Cultural Event Center. Director Jay Coombs' gave Riley, a student at Blue Valley Northwest High School, the opportunity. See the coverage here. ...
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012
The School of Christian Ministry and Formation is hosting Chuck and Carla ('83) Sunberg, co-district superintendents of the East Ohio District of the Church of the Nazarene, as Pastors in Residence. The couple will spend a week on campus Nov. 5 - 9, teaching classes, speaking in chapel and leading a forum for pastors. The goal of the Pastors in Residence program is to enhance ministry preparation for MNU students and provide special opportunities for pastors on the North Central Region.   ...
Monday, Oct 29, 2012
Classic Christian Literature On Stage A student review by senior English major Kelsey Luffman ...
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012
  Talented students perform in MNU’s fall play, The Fantasticks. Known for its Broadway success as “The World’s Longest-Running Musical,” the 1960 comedic musical tells the story of two star-crossed lovers and their crazy families. In this scene, El Gallo (Raymond Merschbrock) gets advice from seasoned actor Henry (Josiah Crandall) about his plot to stage an abduction as Mutes (Lindsay Lovejoy and Savannah Hoit) look on.  MNU’s production of The Fantasticks runs Thursday, October 25th, to Sunday, October 28th. ...
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012
Always available for a chat, smiling--even when dealing with her own illness, missions-minded and dedicated to living for the good of the Kingdom, Delia Pittman, PhD, MNU professor of nursing since 1993, was beloved by students, faculty, staff and alumni. Dr. Pittman passed away Sunday, Oct. 21. Students and alumni have responded with heartfelt tributes to their professor and friend....
Sunday, Oct 21, 2012
The inauguration of the fifth president of MidAmerica Nazarene University will take place at 10:00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the sanctuary at College Church of the Nazarene. The public is invited to attend. Dr. David J. Spittal, EdD, was elected to the position on January 16, 2012 and has served in this position since Feb. 1. The ceremony will include MNU faculty and dignitaries in academic regalia. State, county and city representatives as well as presidents and representatives of local and regional universities will be in attendance....
Monday, Oct 8, 2012
MNU is proud to announce it is the title sponsor for the 14th Annual Jared Coones Pumpkin Run/Walk for cancer awareness  Saturday, October 13. The Pumpkin Run was founded by MNU alumnus Tom Coones, whose wife and son, Jayne and Jared Coones, both died of cancer. Jared Coones passed away at the age of 10 after battling leukemia, and Jayne succumbed to inflammatory breast cancer in 2006....
Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012
Olathe mayor Michael Copeland recognized MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) in a proclamation at this week’s city council meeting when he declared Tuesdays to be distinguished citywide as “MNU Tuesdays.” MNU President David Spittal (left) with Olathe Mayor Michael Copeland at the Oct. 2, 2012 city council meeting where the Mayor proclaimed Tuesdays in Olathe “MNU Tuesdays.” Copeland, an MNU alumnus, said the proclamation reflects the partnership between the city and the university throughout MNU’s 46 years of operation. ...
Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012
United Methodist Bishop William H. Willimon with explore Leadership in the Name of Christ: The Challenges of Pastoral Leaders on Oct. 17 at MidAmerica Nazarene University. The one-day conference for pastors and lay leaders and students will be held in Bell Cultural Events Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes lunch....
Monday, Oct 1, 2012
MNU is reporting its second highest enrollment ever at 1978 students as of Census Day on Sept. 25, 2012. The number represents an increase of 9 percent over last fall. Officials attribute the increase in enrollment to a 20 percent increase in first time freshmen, a 17 percent increase in transfer students, and increases in graduate and adult studies enrollment. ...
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