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Graduates hug and celebrate on the steps of College Church after Commencement. University News

47th Commencement Celebration

May 5, 2018, was MNU's 47th annual Commencement, held in two ceremonies. Traditional undergraduates were honored in the morning and professional and graduate students in the afternoon.  Dayton Moore, general manager of the Kansas City Royals was the speaker for the traditional undergraduate ceremony. Moore's daughter Ashley graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. The university honored Mr. Moore with the Doctor of Humane Letters.  more>

Cook Center is transformed for the elegant gala University News

President's Honors 2018 Brings Seven-Year Total Near $4 Million

President's Honors, MNU's premier fundraising gala for student scholarships, had another successful evening April 13, 2018. Over $691,000 was raised through sponsorships, bids and gifts. This brings the total amount raised for President’s Honors over the last seven years to more than $3.9 million. more>

Cook Center is transformed for the elegant gala University News

Gala’s Honorary Co-Chairs Have Strong MNU and KC Connection

MidAmerica Nazarene University’s annual gala will feature Ervin and Fran Cash as the honorary co-chairs of the 2018 President’s Honors. President’s Honors raises support for student scholarships and is set for April 13, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. more>

Donna and Larry McIntire University News

McIntires to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from MNU

Dr. Larry and Donna McIntire of Joplin, Missouri, will be presented MNU’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the President’s Honors gala April 13, 2018. Larry maintains his Joplin medical practice, Freeman Ear, Nose and Throat Center, which was established in 1992, and where Donna served as the practice’s business manager until 2012. more>

Becca, Emma and Jentry University News

2018 Scholarship Challenge Winners Announced

The top three winners of the highly coveted Scholarship Challenge award were recently announced by MNU Provost Mary Jones, PhD. The winners are: more>

Stage at President's Honors event University News

President's Honors 2018 Set for April 13

The President's Honors Gala, MNU's premier annual fundraising event to benefit student scholarships, is set for April 13, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in Cook Center on MNU’s Olathe Campus. Now in its seventh year, generous donors have contributed more than $3.2 million through this event. This year organizers hope to raise an additional $500,000 for scholarship purposes.  more>

Teacher and students University News

Computer Science Major Launches Fall 2018

In the 2018 fall semester, MNU students will be able to choose computer science as a major. The program is being added to MNU’s academic offerings as a Bachelor of Science with three tracks to choose from: Software development, scientific computing and big data/data science. The major will focus on preparing graduates interested in pursuing careers in areas such as software engineering, big data and web development, among others. more>

Martin Luther King Celebration Announcement University News

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration Jan. 16

The 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at MidAmerica Nazarene University will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., at College Church of the Nazarene at 2020 E. Sheridan in Olathe. The public is invited to join MNU students, faculty, staff and community leaders at this free event. more>

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Building Bright Futures, plans unfold for the new Cunningham Student Center. We invite you to read about the new dream for the future of MNU.

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