How Forgiveness Changes Lives
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.
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.
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>
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>
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>
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>
The top three winners of the highly coveted Scholarship Challenge award were recently announced by MNU Provost Mary Jones, PhD. The winners are: more>
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>
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>
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>
Tickets: General Admission $12
Tickets: General Admission $12