Manchester “comfortably full”
with 23% surge in new students
Manchester College is enrolling its largest class in more than 25 years, as it adds faculty, class sections and classrooms and fills residence halls. “We’re comfortably full,” declares Executive Vice President David F. McFadden, with praise for the 18-month enrollment initiative that engaged the entire College community … more
Manchester is a great choice,
leading college guides tell students
Class sizes and faculty who invite close connections with students continue to cement Manchester as a “Best College” in the U.S. News & World Report rankings.
The popular guide for college-bound students ranks Manchester 18th among Midwest schools that focus on undergraduate degrees. The Princeton Review also lists Manchester College as a “Best in the Midwest.” … more
$1 million MC-led initiative unites area
agencies, groups in Eel River clean-up
A coalition of Manchester College, Wabash and Miami county conservation agencies, and at least 17 other groups are embarking on a $1 million initiative to improve the water quality of a 30-mile stretch of the Eel River.
The collaboration is an outgrowth of Eel River fish research by MC students and faculty and leadership by biologist Dr. Jerry Sweeten ’75, director of environmental studies. … more
$100,000 grant helps College identify,
keep first-generation students
Manchester College will use a $100,000 Wal-Mart College Success Award in a nationwide initiative to increase the number of first-generation college graduates.
MC is among only 20 colleges nationwide to receive the funding to strengthen its commitment to graduating citizens who are the first in their families to receive a college degree … more
Lewis Cass coach Scott Mannering ’79 to receive Wolfe award at Homecoming
The M Association will honor S. Scott Mannering ’79 as its 2008 Claude Wolfe Coach of the Year at Homecoming on Oct.11.
Mannering has served 22 years as head coach of varsity football at Lewis Cass High School in Walton, Ind., where his Class 2A Kings finished 54-8 over the last five seasons, with two semi-state appearances. In 2006, the Indianapolis Colts recognized Mannering … more
MC gives Hullinger ’92 “unfair advantage” in business, friendships, connections … in life!
C. Scott Hullinger ’92 proudly declares, “Manchester gave me an unfair advantage in the business world.”
Connections, values, faculty mentoring, life-time best friends, and a swift start on a Fortune 500 career gained while still an MC student continue to drive his success … more
It’s Phonathon time, when students connect with alumni and friends of the College. Books for Funderburg Library, maintenance for Cordier Auditorium, salaries for faculty, funds for gas and electric bills … contributions to The Manchester Fund keep Manchester on track!
Student Phonathoners begin their evening calls this month. For more about this great connection with campus, click here!
It's Phonathon time!
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