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Dr. Nancy Damron Appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs

President David Spittal announced the appointment of Dr. Nancy L. Damron as Vice President of Academic Affairs effective immediately. Dr. Damron has served in this role in an interim capacity since February 1. Prior to that, she was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences after serving as Dean of the School of Education. more>

Kevin Wilmott with event organizers University News

Oscar-winning Writer Screens Documentary at MNU

MidAmerica Nazarene University hosted Kevin Willmott, film director, Oscar-winning screenwriter and professor of film and media studies at the University of Kansas for a screening, discussion and meet-and-greet on Monday, March 18, 2019, in Bell Cultural Events Center. more>

William Allen White at desk; Kevin Willmott University News

Oscar-winning Filmmaker to Screen New Project at MNU March 18

Oscar-winning screenwriter and professor of film and media studies at the University of Kansas, Kevin Willmott, will screen his new documentary William Allen White: What’s the Matter with Kansas. more>

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2019 Scholarship Challenge Winners Announced

The top three winners of the highly coveted Scholarship Challenge award were recently announced by MNU Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Nancy Damron, PhD. The winners are: •    Addison Almon, Lenexa, Kansas; Bible and theology •    Molly Browne, Parsons, Kansas; music education  •    Morgan Wilcox, Shawnee, Kansas; nursing more>

Mabee Learning Commons Building at MNU. University News

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>

Mabee Learning Commons Building at MNU. University News

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>

Graphic of Martin Luther King Jr. University News

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>

Mark Hayse KCTV5 story University News

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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Winter 2019

Being Called. Read about the many ways one can be called in this Winter 2019 issue of Accent.

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