ISSUE 05

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Top symposium scholars focus on research
of the galaxy and war crimes in Iraq

Cheers and applause exploded through the standing-room-only crowd in the Manchester College auditorium on the afternoon of April 4th … not for a victorius 3-pointer, but for two research scholars who had just netted The Jo Young Switzer Award for Excellence.

A future scientist and a future peacemaker each received the $150 top prize in the largest field of competition in the history of the 10-year-old Student Research Symposium … more >


Alumni Spotlight
Grab your helmet, grab your motocycle,
grab your new MC license plate!


MC Alumni Director Gary Montel ’65 and campus systems supervisor Gary Heckman ’02 test ride the new Manchester College license plate for motorcycles. (That’s Montel in the sidecar.)

New from the State of Indiana, plates for cycles!  … more >

Commemorating Dr. King’s speech
exactly to the moment 40 years later

http://www.manchester.edu/News/Images/Najah.jpgThe great civil rights leader is gone, as is the gymnasium where he delivered his last campus address before his assasination 40 years ago. But the memories of that emotion-charged moment at Manchester College linger steadfastly, as does the message delivered by Martin Luther King Jr.

On Feb. 1 – 40 years after King delivered his address “The Future of Integration” – the Manchester community filled Cordier to recall the event with reflections, preserved photography, and song ... more & Ken Brown's speech >


Women make third-straight trip to NCAA tourney

The 19-8 women Spartans earned an automatic bid in the NCAA tournament following their 52-50 win over Anderson University to win the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship.

It was the third-straight time the Manchester team earned a berth in the NCAA tournament. … more >


Trustees challenge donors: the perfect match for The Manchester Fund

Student Phonathoners are feverishly working to take advantage of a challenge match by members of the Board of Trustees. New and increased gifts have trustees generously digging yet again into their wallets to support The Manchester Fund. Here’s how to double your gift!


Donor alert!

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Erin Cole
Mooresville, Ind
Class of '11

"I never expected to leave the country to study, at least in my first year! I recently completed a January session in Costa Rica studying Spanish for my minor. White water rafting and zip-lining through the rainforest were a few added bonuses. Staying with host families and being surrounded by the language and culture was an amazing and wonderful learning experience."

Read more student profiles at myplace@mc >


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