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MNU Announces Reopening Dates

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. more>

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MNU Calls for Racial Reconciliation and Hope

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.  more>

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New Drumline Announced: Coach Named

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.  more>

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Bohn Hired to Lead Digital Communication Major

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. more>

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Rincones Appointed Dean of Students

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. more>

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President Spittal Brings Encouragement as Classes Resume

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.  more>

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New Class Schedule Starting Fall 2020 Offers WIRED Wednesdays

MNU announced a unique new course schedule for traditional undergraduate majors that will start in August 2020. Every class session will be 75 minutes in length. Classes formerly held on Monday/Wednesday/Friday will now be held Monday and Thursday. Classes previously held Tuesday and Thursday will now be held Tuesday and Friday. The new schedule leaves Wednesdays free of traditional class sessions. more>

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Update on Coronavirus Information

Latest updates are now at: March 3, 2020 more>

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This Issue

Fall 2019

We hope you enjoy this issue of Accent featuring women in leadership. From alumni to students to administration, MNU and the new We Lead initiative seek to empower our graduates.

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