President's Honors 2018 Set for April 13
Michel Thomas’s life can be characterized as taking one step at a time. Taking her career one step at a time, one credential at a time, one class at a time, led her to MNU's Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration dual degree program. Read how Michel has pursued and benefited through it all.
Learn how a calling to support young people benefits many lives. Catch up on alumni news, campus updates and athletics. Enjoy Homecoming through our photo gallery.
With a whole community effort, MNU’s new freshman class, numbering 223, is the largest since 2010 (229). This represents a 26.7 % increase over 2016 and is the second largest class since 2006. Transfer students are also up with 90 new students calling MNU home. The total incoming class is 313 this year compared to 260 in 2016. Read how the entire Pioneer family helped make it happen.
Molly (Brewster ’13, MSM ‘16) Karagyaurov says she can’t take the credit for where she is today; a pro volleyball player living in Offenburg, Germany. While she didn’t initially plan to live and work abroad, Molly sees the hand of God in experiences and education that prepared her for her life today. more>
MNU Alum Larry Campbell ('96 MBA) has been appointed the budget director for the state of Kansas by new Governor Jeff Colyer. Campbell is a veteran state legislator serving 13 years in the House. He is vice chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and is chairman of a special House committee on education funding. Campbell previously served on MNU's Foundation and has been an adjunct professor. He is also a member of the Olathe City Council and a former Olathe mayor. more>
Joslene Wakefield (’13, MSM ‘16) is a curious person. She reads the last page before she reads the entire book, so she can discover how the writer drew his conclusions. As a recruiter for talent acquisitions at H& R Block, she also enjoys discovering hidden abilities. “When I was young I liked word search puzzles, finding hidden talent in others is like that,” Joslene asserts. more>
There are many professions that touch the lives of others; careers such as nursing, teaching, and ministry. When Lauren (Roberts) Woodward (‘16) came to MNU, she was looking for her own special way of serving. And she says that is exactly what she found. Lauren is the youngest of four children, and the daughter of a Nazarene pastor. As a result, she grew up a little bit everywhere. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she also lived in Shawnee, Kansas, then Pennsylvania, all before graduating from high school in Topeka, Kansas. more>
While most college sophomores are still deciding what to major in, Hadley Copeland is already planning her application to medical school next semester. The Topeka, Kansas native is an honor student majoring in biology and minoring in intercultural studies. It sounds like the perfect fit for someone who has known since she was seven years old that she felt called to medical missions. more>
Michel Thomas’s life can be characterized as taking one step at a time. more>
Jerome Parker has always been a goal-oriented man. Parker is a 2017 graduate of MNU with a Master of Science in Management (MSM). By earning this degree, he was able to check one item off his bucket list: a master’s degree by age 50. more>
Nicki Hernandez (’14) worked hard to become an investigator for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Starting as a secretary she always sought new opportunities by helping others and volunteering for special projects. This did not go unnoticed and her supervisor encouraged her to apply for a higher position and greater responsibility. It worked. more>
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