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Friday, Aug 14, 2020
Since the first warnings of the coronavirus, the word pandemic, has become an active part of our vocabulary ...
Friday, Aug 14, 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. ...
Friday, Aug 14, 2020
MLK Community Celebration 2020  MNU’s Community Chapel service was a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 21, 2020. The 14th annual celebration included community members, civic and business leaders who joined students in the event.  ...
Friday, Aug 14, 2020
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.” ...
Friday, Aug 14, 2020
Reunions. The classes of 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020 can connect via Zoom Saturday, Oct. 17, with structured activities and opportunities to remember, relive and reconnect. Varsity sports alumni can connect with current coaches via Zoom Friday and Saturday....
Friday, Aug 14, 2020
Women’s and men’s basketball earned spots at their national tournaments, which were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MNU women’s basketball qualified for the national tournament for the ninth straight season along with five other league teams in a loaded Heart of America Conference. Whitney Clampitt (1st team) and Mackenzie Loe (2nd team) earned All-Conference honors. Clampitt was named Honorable Mention All-America after averaging 15.6 points per game....
Friday, Aug 14, 2020
$20 Million Student Center Goal Met! Thank You, MNU Supporters!...
Friday, Aug 14, 2020
A year ago, when this issue was planned, the world had not heard the term COVID-19. The idea was to introduce readers to some of the many healthcare professionals who completed their pre-professional education at MNU and went on to serve the world in a variety of settings. Some of the first graduates became medical doctors, dentists and missionary doctors....
Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
Pioneer football’s first Head Football Coach, Gordon Dean DeGraffenreid, 77, passed to his heavenly home on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Coach D is credited with planning, recruiting and beginning football competition in 1978 at MidAmerica Nazarene College. He was head coach, also serving as offensive coordinator, working at MNU from 1975 to 1991. ...
Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
Jim Edlin, PhD (’72) recently wrote a new commentary for Haggai, Malachi, and Zechariah (The Foundry); “Covenant in the Old Testament,” an article in the January-February issue of Holiness Today; and “The Irony of Jonah,” an article in the quarterly journal, Illustrated Bible Life. Dr. Edlin retired from his position as professor of biblical literature and languages at MNU at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year.  ...
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