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Thursday, Jan 14, 2021
Heritage Choir, conducted by Dr. Christopher Smith, recently visited Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Overland Park, Kansas to experience the exquisite acoustics of the temple. The church sanctuary’s soaring ceiling and cupola provided the perfect venue for the choir to record several songs.  The lyrics of “Light of a Clear Blue Morning” are especially meaningful in this time of uncertainty as we face the COVID-19 pandemic and social and political unrest. May the hope captured in the performance of this song bring a renewed spirit to all who hear it. ...
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021
MidAmerica Nazarene University recently announced its President's, Dean's List and Honor Roll for the fall 2020 semester.  All students in traditional programs carrying 12 semester hours or more with a term GPA from 3.2 to 4.0 may qualify for one of these academic honors. Neutral credit hours are excluded from the calculation and reduce the course load used to figure the honor. The President’s List is a 4.0 grade point average for the semester; Dean’s List ranges from 3.5 to 3.99; and the Honor Roll is 3.2 to 3.49. ...
Monday, Jan 4, 2021
MNU's 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at MidAmerica Nazarene University will be livestreamed Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. The public is invited to watch this event online. Each year at this event MNU presents its Martin Luther King Jr. Living Legacy Award. This year’s recipient is Topeka Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Anderson....
Thursday, Dec 10, 2020
MNU students Kayla Dailey, senior elementary education and Stephanie Ruley, senior secondary education, are among only 45 students from 23 Kansas colleges and universities to be recognized this year as Teachers of Promise by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). ...
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2020
Teacher education students in the RISE (Reach, Inspire, Support future Educators) program met and interviewed with local school district representatives from Kansas City, Kansas, Blue Valley, Shawnee Mission and Olathe November 11 at MNU’s Mabee Library. RISE is a program designed to introduce talented students of color to prospective employers in the field of education.  RISE helps students develop professional networks with peers and experts who are focusing on the same issues and challenges they will encounter in the educational workforce....
Friday, Dec 4, 2020
Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, I am sure the word “pandemic” was not a part of your everyday conversations. Overnight, the attention of the entire planet was captured by the reality of this virus, which caused unexpected interruption to our already hectic lives. We had other things to do, our schedules were already full and there was no room to add this to our daily activities. Suddenly everything changed. ...
Friday, Dec 4, 2020
Almost before we knew it, COVID turned our lives upside down. It was a jolting shift that most expected would last only a few weeks. But months later, MNU is operating in an entirely new way to make on-campus, in-person education possible....
Friday, Dec 4, 2020
MNU Fall 2020 Census Day numbers gave Pioneers reason to be thankful! The total number of students enrolled for the fall semester... ...
Friday, Dec 4, 2020
As part of an overall effort this year to acknowledge the need for understanding and building community, Difficult Conversations About Race... ...
Friday, Dec 4, 2020
Groundbreaking on the $20 million Cunningham Center was held Friday, August 28, on the Campus Mall at MNU. The new building, which is part of the Bright Futures Campaign for MNU, will house multiple dining options, student services, the admissions office and more. Plenty of space for community gatherings, meetings and socializing is planned. The building will replace the Campus Center, one of the university's five original buildings. The building is named for Dr. Paul G. and Dr. Connie Cunningham, whose ministry and vision have been part of MNU since before its inception....
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