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MNU Awarded $1 Million Mabee Foundation Challenge Grant

MidAmerica Nazarene University announced the award of a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward the construction of the new $20 million Cunningham Student Center – the centerpiece of MNU’s Bright Futures campaign. The student center will become the hub of campus activity housing student services, dining, spaces for learning, leadership development and community engagement. more>

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Capital Campaign Surpassing $40 Million

MidAmerica Nazarene University leaders today announced that they anticipate donations to its largest-ever capital campaign will surpass $40 million in the next few days. With more than two-thirds of the Bright Futures campaign’s $60 million goal achieved, the university is thanking donors for gifts that will be used in three strategic areas.  more>

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Public Invited to Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration Jan. 22

MNU's 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at MidAmerica Nazarene University will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, 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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More Than Child's Play

Kansas City’s KCTV5 recently ran a story about using games in the classroom and interviewed Dr. Mark Hayse and Dr. Lauren Hays who direct MNU’s Center for Games and Learning. Multimedia Journalist Nathan Vickers interviewed the experts to augment his story about the Gardner School District’s use of games to enhance learning. Watch the story here. more>

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MNU Providing New Program to Help Repay Student Loans

Pay attention to the news and you’ll understand that student loan debt is a growing problem in the U.S. Now, area high school seniors and parents are not alone in their concern because MidAmerica Nazarene University officials are determined to help. This fall, MNU announced Pioneer Pledge, a program designed to help repay student loans. more>

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Brockmeier Named VP for Marketing & Enrollment

President David Spittal announced the appointment of Ric Brockmeier as vice president for marketing and enrollment, effective September 24. more>

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MNU Selected a 2019 US News Best Regional University

MNU is pleased to announce its ranking by U.S. News & World Report as a 2019 Best Regional University Midwest, in a list published September 10. MNU ranked 88th (tie) out of 124 schools on the Midwest list. MNU joins Washburn, Rockhurst and Truman State on the list of Midwest universities. This is the second year in a row that MNU has been selected by the publication. more>

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Librarians Come Together to Help New Zealand College

Lon Dagley, MNU computer services librarian and three other librarians from the U.S. and the Philippines spent 18 days in Auckland, New Zealand this July as they cataloged and organized the Nazarene Theological College – Auckland library. The dream of Dagley, his daughter, Elizabeth Dagley Graham (’04) and son-in-law Jaron Graham, the library has been two years in the making. more>

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Summer 2018

Recognition: Amazing accomplishments, noteworthy events. This is Accent Summer 2018.

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