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Friday, Jul 31, 2015
Faculty and staff chosen to be on the Foundations of Excellence task force studying MNU's first year student experience are in Asheville, North Carolina this week at the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Higher Education. The team is getting training on how to conduct a sustained and comprehensive self-study of the first college year at MNU that will lead to plans that enhance the experience for first year students....
Friday, Jul 31, 2015
History means something special to MNU graduate Sarah Wacker (’15). Her inspiration for American history stems from memories of her grandfather, of leafing through his dusty history books, and of her wonder as she roamed the halls of museums. “I have loved history since I was in the 4th grade,” Wacker said. “For me, the perfect day was one I got to spend in a museum. I always admired how museum curators took what was old and dusty and made it come to life again.”...
Friday, Jul 31, 2015
To engage today's learnings, more games should be utilized in the classroom. Games and learning are not at odds according to conference keynoter Glenn Wiebe a curriculum & technology integration consultant from ESSDACK, an organization devoted to providing solutions to educators. ...
Thursday, Jul 23, 2015
Dania Unruh had given up on her dream of attending MNU. Based on finances the senior from Garden City, Kansas figured she would attend community college first and then maybe transfer to a four-year university. So at Nazarene Youth Conference (NYC) in Louisville, Kentucky, when she heard the news that she won a full year of tuition from MNU, she was ecstatic. NYC Scholarship Winner 2015 Dania Unruh with MNU President David Spittal at NYC....
Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015
Army Capt. Pete Robinson (’04) wanted nothing to do with the military or hospitals when he graduated from MNU with a BA in youth and family ministry. Growing up in a household in which his father, a Marine commander, was frequently deployed and with a mother who suffered from a mental health diagnosis had turned Robinson off all things medical and military. Little did Robinson know he would end up marrying a nurse, becoming an Army Chaplain, and frequently consulting psychologists on behavioral health in his job. Robinson is the ­­­Chaplain Clinician of Behavior Health at Dwight D....
Thursday, Jul 16, 2015
It's the sixth year they've come to Olathe and MNU to learn from some of the world's best electric orchestra artists. And they love MNU's Bell Center and the experience they get from the Mark Wood Rock Orchestra Camp. Enjoy a video by The Kansas City Star with campers from around the country.  Watch another great video of Mark Wood and Emil & Dariel from America's Got Talent courtesy of KC Live, a local television show. Read our previous story about the camp at MNU here.  ...
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
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Monday, Jul 13, 2015
MidAmerica Nazarene University was named number 1 in Kansas among public and private colleges and universities in Money magazine’s “Money’s Best Colleges 2015-2016” rankings. MNU came in number 4 in Missouri and Kansas. Among private universities in the North Central region of the country, MNU was number 10.   ...
Friday, Jul 10, 2015
Assistant Football Coach Blake Walker, says the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) was the bridge for him from a 19-year-old student athlete searching for his place in the world, to a sold-out “Christian who happens to be an athlete.” With a passion to help others find their way, Walker helped start MNU’s first FCA Huddle last spring. "I have a heart for FCA’s positive impact on people,” he relates. “An FCA camp is where I found Christ.”...
Thursday, Jul 9, 2015
MNU SERVEteams Squad'66 and Voices of Praise had the privilege of joining the ministry of the Kansas City Rescue Mission recently for an evening. Voices of Praise lead more than 80 men in worship. Mario Flores, Squad'66, shared the Word with the men as several students from Voices of Praise shared their testimonies.   ...
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