SPRING 2011  

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Two more MC Fulbrights
seek to change the world

Two northern Indiana scholars passionate about doing their part to improve global understanding will teach English in Indonesia and South Korea as Manchester College’s latest Fulbrights: Katy McFadden '11 of Goshen and Kate Brelje '11 of Fort Wayne … read more

With $35 million grant, College selects
north Fort Wayne for College of Pharmacy

Supported by a $35 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., the College will break ground this summer on a College of Pharmacy building designed for world-class education, research and hundreds of northeast Indiana health care and education collaborations … read more

Alumni Teacher of the Year
mentors at West Noble Middle School

English teacher Connie Hicks ’74 Pipher, with 34 years of introducing poetry, literature and wordsmithing to middle-schoolers, is the 2011 Warren K. and Helen J. Garner Alumni Teacher of the Year … read more

Scholars on perfectionism, Japanese language,
cancer inhibitors earn top honors for research writing
“The scholarship you completed matters to the College, it matters to you and it matters to your field,” Dean Glenn Sharfman told the 43 presenters in the 13th Annual Student Research Symposium … read more

Spartan men's basketball, wrestler
make national rankings

Spartan men's basketball is ranked No. 18 in the final D3Hoops.com Top 25 Poll for the 2010-11 season … read more.  Cameryn Brady '14 is Freshman of the Year (149 pounds), says D3wrestle.com, a website devoted to covering NCAA Division III wrestling … read more

The Jo Young Switzer Fund helps
Manchester’s president to “pass it on”

Last fall, President Jo Young Switzer quietly slipped $50 to each of nine students she knew could use help. Whenever she can encourage a student or support their learning, the president tells them, “Someday, when you can afford to, pass this on to someone else.” … read more

Dan West Heifer International Display
receives accolades

The Dan West Heifer International Permanent Display has received a 2010 silver ADDY Award for public service from the American Advertising Federation of Fort Wayne. The exhibit, dedicated in May 2010, honors the 1917 Manchester graduate who founded Heifer International and the organization. Click here for lots more about the fascinating Funderburg Library display.

Manchester Magazine

Manchester magazine online
has even more!

Homecoming family weekend 2010
June 1-2 , 2011
Class reunions
'41, '46, '51, '56
'61 (50-year)


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