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Graduates hug and celebrate on the steps of College Church after Commencement. University News, Accent Summer 2018, Magazine

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>

Barman and Taylor families Accent Summer 2018, Magazine

First-Ever Endowed Professorship Established 

Alums Brent (FS ’85) and Lynette (Hight, FS ’84) Barkman of Barkman Honey established the university’s first endowed professorship with a gift to support scientific scholarly activity. The Barkman family announced the endowment at President’s Honors April 13, 2018.  more>

Olathe Teachers Accent Summer 2018, Magazine

Summer 2018 Alumni News

The Olathe School District honored several MNU alumni at its March 1, board meeting. College Church of the Nazarene and MNU also were honored for participating in the Adopt-a-School program at Central and Havencroft elementary schools. Among the honorees were former MNU Vice President Dr. Bob Drummond (second from left) and MNU alums Dr. David Sharpes (’84) College Church lead pastor, Troy Snyder (’03) College Church of the Nazarene administrative pastor, Jan (Clem ’79) Wessels, Jenny (Wagner ’83) Downs and Dr. Jo Lamar (MED ’91). more>

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Summer 2018

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

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