Coach Lamar To Retire After 2021-2022 Basketball Season
The summer 2021 issue of ACCENT reflects the exciting momentum and progress we are experiencing on our campus. Stable enrollments, the start of construction on the new Cunningham Center, the growth and extension of our capital campaign, new academic programs and new endowed scholarships do not overshadow a strong awareness of God’s presence on our campus and the evidence of lives transformed by His Spirit.
Contributing to her success, MNU was the perfect place for Joslene to learn. She found smaller groups, which were well organized, making it easier to manage her studies and connect with other students who were just as dedicated. Her passion for wonder was encouraged. Asking questions and sharing vulnerably about her challenges was welcomed and rewarded. In this environment, Joslene says she felt she was heard.
MNU announced its Fall 2020 Census Day numbers today. The total number of students enrolled for fall 2020 semester is 2,239, an increase of 17% from fall 2019. Freshmen are part of the equation, up 10%, the class is the largest since 2017. Continuing education student enrollment is also up significantly.
Within the biblical account of human creation, God determined very quickly that it was not good for man to live alone, and he created a “helper,” which in the language of the day did not translate to be a slave, second-class citizen or subservient. more>
Candace (Barkman ’07) Moss, business education Candace has the best professional title anyone could aspire to. She’s the honey buyer for Barkman Honey, a beekeeper family-owned business headquartered in Hillsboro, Kansas, with beekeeping operations in South Dakota, Florida and Michigan. If you’ve purchased the store brand honey at a national retailer like Walmart, you’ve likely purchased Barkman Honey. more>
MNU is proud to be among the U.S. universities making three “Best” lists this fall. U.S. News & World Report One of the 162 ranked Best Regional Midwest Universities on U.S. News & World Report’s list, MNU was chosen based on Outcomes Faculty Resources Expert Opinion Financial Resources Student Excellence Alumni Giving more>
Korean War Vet Achieves Dream George Panebianco and his family celebrated the completion of his bachelor’s degree from MNU in October. The 85-year-old Belton, Missouri, resident, is a Korean War Veteran who majored in Spanish at MNU in the ‘80s. Through the School of Professional and Graduate Studies, George earned his BA in general studies this fall. Welcome to the Alumni Association, Mr. Panebianco! Nurse Practitioner Program Begins more>
Increasing the number and breadth of opportunities for young women is the goal of We Lead – A Women’s Leadership Initiative @ MNU. Birthed from a growing interest among female students, and the dream of two professors, the initiative includes academic, experiential and service options for women starting as early as their junior year in high school. more>
Progress on the university’s Bright Futures Campaign for the Cunningham Student Center is full steam ahead as a crucial deadline is approaching. In January 2019, the Mabee Foundation granted MNU $1 million contingent on the university’s ability to raise the remaining $11 million needed to build the Center by the end of the year. more>
Accent asked alums David (’82) and Cherie (Brown ’94) Martin why they are supporting the Bright Futures Campaign for the Cunningham Student Center. Cherie is an RN, BSN. She served at St. Anthony’s Hospital after graduation from 1994-1997 and then worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City 1997-2003 and 2009-2012. David is the CEO of Hotel Management and Consulting, where he has served since 2004 after owning a retail establishment. HMC manages 59 hotels across the country. more>
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Mabee Learning Commons, 1st floor
The Library and Department of Arts & Humanities are partnering to offer music night in the Library! This community wide event will feature students and/or faculty from MNU performing a variety of work (specifics TBD). Come and enjoy a little (night) music in the Library!
Join the MNU Jazz Ensemble for Beats & Eats! We will have Bull Creek BBQ providing delicious food and the MNU Jazz Band providing entertainment.
The choirs of Cornerstone Family Schools, Summit Christian Academy, Maranatha Christian Academy, and MNU present their music in a concert celebration of excellence in the arts.
An instrument-specific masterclass with MNU’s applied faculty for the Kansas Sousa Honor Band, covering the audition scale sheet, the march excerpt, and instrument-specific skills to prepare for this audition and others.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Mabee Learning Commons, Room 137
A Piece of My Heart is a powerful drama about women serving in the Vietnam War. It follows the lives of three nurses, a red cross volunteer, a USO performer, and enlisted specialist as they navigate the highs and lows of war and the aftermath of their return.