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Friday, Jun 17, 2016
Would you ever think that a radio advertisement could lead someone to discovering their calling? That is exactly what led alum Kyle Ford (’13) to pursue a career as a dentist. It was through this ad, which explained a shortage of dentists, that Kyle felt God was calling him to dentistry. “I felt God was speaking directly to me,” Kyle said. He decided to test the waters by majoring in Biology, and the calling was reinforced over and over again at MNU....
Friday, Jun 17, 2016
As a university, MNU is finally old enough to have alumni who are considering or have entered a second career. When Joe Ledbetter (’81) decided it was time recently to retire from a 25-year career in the prison corrections industry, it was not a hard choice to find a second career. He had always been interested in ministry and had been preaching occasionally at small Nazarene and Baptist churches near his home in the northern Missouri town of Maryville....
Friday, Jun 17, 2016
Though she played college volleyball, coaching a team wasn’t at the top of her list when Britney (Grittman ’14) Davis was deciding on a post-college career. However, after being admitted to the Southern Arkansas University master’s in kinesiology-coaching program, she was soon selected for a two-year position as a graduate assistant coach for the women’s volleyball program at SAU. Despite her initial nervousness about being an assistant coach, she knew that God had something special planned for her and was excited to see where this adventure would take her....
Friday, Jun 17, 2016
“It’s funny how the game of football can make a difference in someone’s life,” says Corey Young ('14), an MNU sports management graduate.  Growing up in a small town in southern Georgia, Young never imagined the life he has now.  He came to MNU with a scholarship, but that didn’t keep him from working to save for his personal expenses. His coaches helped him find employment that worked with his academic and athletic schedules. During the summer months, he worked for a moving company, while training for football....
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
Lakemary Center and MidAmerica Nazarene University are partnering to meet the needs of students diagnosed with certain developmental disabilities through the creation of a two-year, cohort-model certificate program recognized by the U. S. Department of Education. Starting this August, students in the Community Transition Program (CTP) will spend four semesters taking courses at MNU’s Olathe campus....
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016
MNU President David Spittal announced the appointment today of Rev. Brady Braatz as MNU University Chaplain.  Braatz is a 2001 graduate of MNU with a bachelor’s degree in business communications. He holds a master’s degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary and is currently completing doctoral studies at Fuller Theological Seminary....
Friday, Jun 10, 2016
MNU is one of three locations for the Church of the Nazarene’s Pastor and Leaders Conference (PALCON) this summer. The gathering for clergy “on the front lines of ministry” is an opportunity for participants to refocus, refresh and retool for their vocation. About 300 pastors and leaders are expected on campus June 20-22 to hear from plenary speakers Dan Boone, Scott Daniels, Alan Hirsch, Carla Sunberg and JK Warrick. Participants will attend workshops and enjoy fellowship activities as well....
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