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Monday, Jul 20, 2020
General Superintendent Emeritus Paul G. Cunningham passed from this world to his heavenly home July 18, 2020. Dr. Cunningham served 16 years, beginning in 1993, as one of the leaders of the Church of the Nazarene, traveling internationally, preaching, encouraging and leading pastors, missionaries and congregants around the world. But to MNU Pioneers everywhere, it was Pastor Cunningham’s 30-year tenure as senior pastor of College Church of the Nazarene in Olathe, Kansas, that endeared him to the campus community that would not be here, if not for his vision. ...
Friday, Jun 12, 2020
Matthew (’17) and Hayley (Pankratz ’15) Reynolds, chose adventure when they bought a well-worn RV to rehab and accepted assignments as travel nurses in 2019. After finishing their first contract in Orange County, California, they are now in Everett, Washington, just 30 minutes north of Seattle. Hayley answered questions for the couple as they settled into their newest assignment at Providence Regional Medical Center. ...
Thursday, Jun 4, 2020
President David J. Spittal announced today that MidAmerica Nazarene University will reopen campus for business, activities and operations on June 29 and on August 25, all in-person classes and programs will resume. As employees and students are welcomed back to campus, appropriate health, hygiene and operational adjustments will be taken to promote the safety and welfare of the campus community....
Thursday, Jun 4, 2020
MidAmerica Nazarene University recently announced its President's, Dean's List and Honor Roll for the spring 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. ...
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020
The horrific violence and racial injustice we have witnessed in the past weeks has deeply saddened and wounded the hearts of our campus community. We cannot look away from the reality and ugliness of this injustice and want all of our students to know with certainty that as a university community we stand with you in opposition to the ignorance, prejudice and fear that has opened deep wounds of uncertainty, especially for those who are most directly impacted by these abhorrent actions. ...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The excitement of a sporting event featuring a drumline at half-time is undeniable. Soon the Pioneers will enjoy that atmosphere as in partnership, MNU Athletics and the Department of Arts & Humanities recently announced a drumline program will start in fall 2020. ...
Monday, Apr 27, 2020
MNU welcomes Aaron Bohn to the faculty in July. Bohn will teach and further develop the new digital communication major in the Department of Business Administration. He comes to the position from Ohio University where he is associate professor & campus program administrator of film and electronic media....
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020
MNU President Dr. David Spittal announced today, the appointment of Daniel Rincones, MA, LPC, SATP, as dean of students effective in July. Rincones has been the director of residential life since 2015. He will assume responsibility for the leadership of Student Development, Residential Life, and its staff, and will serve as an advisor to the President’s Cabinet and Board of Trustees. Rincones is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Counselor Education at MNU and serves local clients as a licensed professional counselor....
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020
Elayna Bostwick, sophomore, youth and family ministry Elayna Bostwick chose youth and family ministry for her major because of her passion to help adolescents. The MNU sophomore was called to ministry right before she started college and says, “God flipped my whole life upside down, but I didn't know what I was supposed to do with this calling.” A conversation with a close friend and an experience of stepping out in faith during a Winter Jam [Christian music] concert helped her determine how God was leading her to use her call....
Monday, Mar 30, 2020
President Spittal recorded his thoughts before online classes began as the spring semester resumed under new realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. Remembering that Pioneers find solutions, new opportunities and ways to persevere, he encouraged all to stay engaged and work together in new ways.  Watch the video here and stay engaged with MNU through social media, important updates and especially for our students, your MNU email.  ...
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