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.
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. more>
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. more>
MNU Fall 2020 Census Day numbers gave Pioneers reason to be thankful! The total number of students enrolled for the fall semester... more>
As part of an overall effort this year to acknowledge the need for understanding and building community, Difficult Conversations About Race... more>
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. more>
Pioneer athletes have done a stellar job of staying in the game this season while practicing and competing under COVID-19 protocol from the... 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.