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Fast Forward puts students
into careers a year quicker,
and saves them $25,000! Manchester College Union

Manchester College announces a new way to earn a college degree … Fast Forward!

This venture puts bright, highly motivated students into careers, graduate school or medical school an entire year quicker – while saving up to $25,000 – without sacrificing any of the opportunities of a Manchester College education.

Manchester is the only college or university in the state with 4-in-3 programs in every majormore >

Alumni Spotlight
How cool was that!
Jim Colon ’74 gives Oprah Winfrey
a Lexus lesson in parallel parking
“How cool was that!” exclaimed Oprah Winfrey. Millions of viewers watched as Toyota executive James Colon ’74 talked her through no-hands parallel parking of a Lexus LS460 on a How’d They Do That? segment of The Oprah Winfrey Show … more>>

Biology students net lessons

in nature’s classroom

Alex Hall ’11 touches the struggling blue jay, awe animating his face. In the record book, he lists the wing size, tail length and other details as his teacher carries the bird around the shelter, giving other students a closer look.

The class is Biology 106, taught by Jerry Sweeten ’75, associate professor of biology. The classroom is the College’s 100-acre nature reserve … more >

College community celebrates
Jarman leadership

More than 120 people attended Tom Jarman’s retirement dinner on Dec. 2, with much laughter, reflection and heartfelt gratitude shared about his 18 years as athletic director and wrestling coach at Manchester College.

In addition to Jarman, those taking the podium in the PERC included Presidents Jo Young ’69 Switzer and Parker Marden, new Athletic Director Rick Espeset, wrestler Kurt Boyer ’93, wrestler Eracleo Vallejo ’08 and Professor Lana Groombridge ’66.

There’s still time for tax breaks on your Manchester gifts

Giving to Manchester College has financial benefits for the donor, too! For details on federal and state tax savings, click here!

Donor alert: Tax-free philanthropy from IRAs of those 70 1/2 and older likely will end this Dec. 31, 2007, due to U.S. Senate action this month on the federal Pension Protection Act. Learn more about this tax break.

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Tish Bitner
Tipton, Ind.
Class of '08

"I never expected to become a resident assistant. I really didn't even know what one was until I got here, and now it's even influencing my career choice! I'm so glad I did it. I've met and worked with so many wonderful people, and I feel as if I've really made a difference here at MC because of it."

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