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Accent Fall 2015, Magazine

MNU Seeks Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Every 10 years, MNU conducts a thorough self-study and prepares a report in support of the reaffirmation of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). This comprehensive self-study will be conducted during 2015 by campus faculty, staff and administration. Input will be sought from the Olathe community, students, alumni, faculty and other audiences. more>

Accent Fall 2015, Magazine

Servant-Leader Personified

A true Pioneer, Otto William Theel, Jr., MD, 92, passed away October 26, 2015. A great supporter and friend of the university since its inception, Dr. Theel created the Mid-America Nazarene College Honorary Alumni Association in 1969 when the newly opened college had no alumni. Ninety-five charter members assisted with student recruitment and fundraising. As a result Dr. Theel was honored by the college with the Layman of the Year Award. The group would go on to raise thousands of dollars through the years with varied activities and an annual banquet. Dr. more>

Accent Fall 2015, Magazine

Becoming a Google Campus

Olathe Campus Enters Phase Two of Technology Renewal Whether in the dorm, the classroom, out on the campus mall or at a desk, MNU students and employees will soon enjoy significantly faster Internet speeds and greatly enhanced bandwidth with phase two of MNU’s primary campus technology renewal. Phase one was completed in September with the installation of new fiber optic cable across campus.  more>

Accent Fall 2015, Magazine

Fall 2015: Alumni Announcements

Marriages Christopher and Amanda (Adams, ’11) Fuller, June 6, 2015. Matt (’15) and Brenna (Bohlman, ’15) Selden, June 27, 2015. Daniel and Cherith (Campbell, ’15) Boone, May 23, 2015. Richard and Sara (Glass, ’12) Wise, June 14, 2015. Justin and Laura (Miller, ’13) Schaper, October 18, 2014. more>

Accent Fall 2015, Magazine

Fall 2015: Alumni News

    Jeremi (Heiney, ’88, MEd '05) Wonch was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (Kansas), by the National Science Foundation.     Catherine (Brunet, ’89) Brandt was appointed assistant principal at Northeast Elementary School in Montgomery County, Tennessee.     more>

Accent Fall 2015, Magazine

Loyal Layman Leaves Significant Legacy

He never set foot on MNU’s campus. In fact, he rarely left his birthplace of Lipscomb County, Texas. But David Jesse Hostutler loved the Lord, believed in supporting his church and through his extended family of nieces, nephews and cousins, found value in a small Christian college in the Midwest.  more>

Accent Fall 2015, Magazine

Dewey's Gets an Update

Coffee and fresh pastries?  Soup and salad?  In the library?  more>

Volleyball team celebrates Accent Fall 2015, Magazine

Fall 2015: Athletics

  Volleyball Takes Conference — Proceeds to Nationals After an up-and-down start, the MNU volleyball team captured its fourth straight conference title and tournament to qualify for Nationals for the fifth year in a row. The Pioneers started 6-5, but won 16 of their next 20 matches to finish strong. Sophomore Rachel Kater earned a National Setter of the Week honor along with three conference weekly honors. The Pioneers were 25-9 moving on to the Opening Round of Nationals on Nov. 21.   more>

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Summer 2021

Momentum builds with new construction, the return to in-person Commencement and athletic success despite the pandemic! Enjoy this issue of Accent Summer 2021.

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