News Releases

December 2014

New 1-year program to prep non-science grads for health careers is featured on statewide television program

Pharmacy faculty members help as 9 area pain clinics close

Robert Beckett elected to national pharmacy office

MU named to President's Service Honor Roll for eighth year

Twenty-one earn HCAC fall all-academic honors

Manchester Community Dinners fight hunger, foster interfaith cooperation

Manchester green energy investment pays off

MU pharmacy student to coordinate regional meeting

When winter weather strikes: 10 handy links

November 2014

WBKE 89.5-FM, is back on the air

Services set for Karl Merritt, ‘Voice of the Spartans’

Manchester contingent protests deportation center, SOA

CANCELED WBKE transmitter is down

First-generation student is Realizing the Dream at MU

Manchester University gives back with Dec. 2 holiday celebration

Put music at Manchester on your holiday to-do list

Manchester hosts coffee roaster, fair-trade advocate

International Fashion Show is “Under the Same Moon”

MU offers weeklong lessons in philanthropy

Manchester inaugurates 15th president, Dave McFadden, in spirit of abundance

McFadden inauguration to be broadcast live

Inauguration of Manchester's 15th president is Friday

October 2014

MU speaker mentors entrepreneurs in the “hard places”

Of note: Symphony honors longtime volunteer

MU's Chef Chris wins national honor

NCAA Champion magazine puts spotlight on MU student-athlete Julio Luevano

Manchester invites area families to All-Hall Trick-or-Treat on Oct. 29

Indiana Academy honors MU trustee

Jo Young Switzer awarded Sagamore of the Wabash at Students First! celebration

Manchester hosts activist fighting child slavery, human trafficking

Academic Days: MU invites prospective students to check out majors

Works by Manchester University professor, students featured in juried show

Manchester Symphony Orchestra kicks off season with Vive la France!

Manchester alumni receive Honor Awards

Regional college fair at Fort Wayne campus tonight

Director named for 1-year program to prep non-science grads for pharmacy, medical, other health careers

Join us celebrating 125 years with Homecoming, Birthday Bash

"Lord of the Flies" takes stage at Manchester

MU faculty members get top honors for innovation, science education

September 2014

Volleyball coaching great, author, MU grad Terry Pettit to speak Oct. 9

Steve Alford: Back home again in Indiana

Walk Into My Future: Thousands of K-3 students to visit MU

University educator elected to American Public Health Association Governing Council

Manchester named Indiana's "Best Value" among regional colleges

MU's new 1-year program readies non-science grads for pharmacy, medical, other health careers

Manchester has largest incoming class in three decades

August 2014

Volunteers needed Sept. 13 to help clean trash from Eel River

Manchester's Yoder named Indiana Social Worker of the Year

Free youth triathlon geared toward children in grades 1 – 6

Auditions are Wednesday, Thursday for "Lord of the Flies"

Duchane elected to lead Midwest SHAPE district

Manchester presents The Second City 55th Anniversary Tour for 125th

SDI partners with Manchester for Dynamic Development leadership program

Hupfer, Knoy to be inducted into Hall of Fame at luncheon

Steve Alford to speak at Manchester, receive Distinguished Honor Award

Manchester gives away 5,000+ books at FunFest

University triples number of books in FunFest giveaway

College guide declares Manchester a "Best in the Midwest"

Manchester invites college-bound students to visit during Spartan Days

73 more students join Manchester University College of Pharmacy

July 2014

73 more students join Manchester University College of Pharmacy,
to don white coats in Aug. 1 ceremony

MU adds vice president to lead community engagement efforts

Worth repeating: Manchester is “a great place to work”

Kroll to lead Spartans' new swim programs

Visit Manchester during Indiana Private College Week July 21-25

Manchester Chef 2014 Executive Chef of the Year

Hot shot Martin fights forest fires

Major League Soccer referee Bigelow still hears Coach Good’s advice

June 2014

Over the top: Manchester elated with $108 million success

Celebrate Independence Day at Manchester University

Sweet! Youngsters will savor these cooking, baking sumer camps

May 2014

International work place researcher Jack Wiley joining MU faculty

New VP, academic dean brings leadership, strategy experience

Message to Manchester's 2014 graduates: "We are stronger because you have been here"

MU honors three for Faculty Excellence

It's not too late to register: Scrapbooking Retreat is June 6-8

From cave walls to gallery walls: MU Summer Art camp for kids

Kids get to build awesome stuff, and learn something, too, at MU's summer LEGO® camp

Trustee Jim Colon '74 receives honorary doctorate from Grambling State

Manchester to graduate 268 on Sunday, May 18

MU celebrates its 2014 Outstanding Leaders

Study Abroad, Kauffman Awards offer "life-changing" opportunities

Austin, Texas names '02 grad James Butler Teacher of the Year

Spartans to host HCAC Baseball Championships on May 8-10

April 2014

Malaysia is music to Manchester's newest Fulbright, Holly Rittenhouse

Shawn Kirchner to share his Middle Earth guide to daily creativity with his MU alma mater on Aprill 28

The Mikado brings MU, community talent to the stage May 2-4

April 25 Research Symposium highlights diversity of student interests

MU Trustees honor Switzer leadership with new union name

Hop on over to MU on April 26 for a visit with the Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt

Check out Manchester at Spartan Day on April 25

MU students celebrate President Switzer with photo gallery

International Fair savors, celebrates Manchester's cultural diversity

March 2014

Who's Who in 2013-2014? 61 Manchester University students

2013 graduates post 97% job/career placement rate

Dean Sharfman to lead Oglethorpe University academics

Western Michigan honors MU marketing strategist Ochander

MU hosts 2014 Health Care Summit on Friday, March 21

Fort Wayne campus on 2-hour weather delay March 12

Donna Shalala comes to MU on March 11 to speak out about government programs

MU students earn state health, physical education scholarships

Environmental scholarships mean professional networking opportunities for four students

Public opinion sought on Eel River recovery through downtown North Manchester

February 2014

Manchester's new Pharmacy dean is Raylene Rospond of Drake

Michael Peterson joins MU fundraisers

MU Mock Trial advances to Championship Series, senior Alex Pierce is "Outstanding Witness"

Temple Grandin comes to Manchester to talk innovation, in livestock handling and autism

Manchester announces $2.5 million gift for Academic Center

Catholic Bishop Rhoades to discuss faith and reason at Manchester

Voices sought for "revived" MSO Chorus; rehearsals start Feb. 3

January 2014
NPR finds Peace Studies class in story about detained immigrants

Fall 2013 undergraduate Dean's List

36 Pharmacy students achieve Dean's List distinction

Theodore Ransaw delivers MLK program on Jan. 30 

North Manchester classes resume Wednesday, Jan. 8; Fort Wayne campus reopens

North Manchester classes cancelled Tuesday, Jan. 7. Fort Wayne campus closed. Click here for details

Steel and seminary leaders join MU Board of Trustees

MU blogs take homebodies on students' adventures abroad

December 2013

Passings: Services are Jan. 18 for Professor Emeritus Al Deeter and Jan. 4 for Viona Brown, widow of Professor Ken Brown

MU alumnus Garry Hamilton '85 is next Fort Wayne police chief

President Switzer receives top education honor for leadership

$1 million grant brings new degree in sales, internships and collaborations to bolster Indiana employment opportunities for graduates

December means Music at Manchester!

November 2013

Manchester lights campus with Dec. 2 celebration of community and giving

Blues, rap, folk songs, chants and more: Music of Social Change arrives Nov. 20 at Manchester

With new community pool down the street, Manchester plans swim team, seeks coach

MU theatre director offers a free helping of humbug on Nov. 21

Indiana private schools honor first-gen student Martin Garcia, who's "Realizing the Dream"

Manchester hosts Holiday Tea for area women Dec. 4

Young treble, dancers join A Cappella Choir for Nov. 17 "Music of the Americas"


October 2013

Junior Brian Kautz is "Outstanding Student" of Midwest health, physical education alliance

MU seeks community voices to audition Nov. 3 for The Mikado

MU begins search for new leader for College of Pharmacy

Manchester hosts Indiana Wesleyan piano quartet Nov. 3

Fort Wayne Ballet presents razzmatazz of Danza! on Nov. 7

Manchester President Switzer to retire, MU leader McFadden named successor

Manchester's small choirs perform Friday night, Oct. 18

Timothy McElwee '78 returns to guide fundraising, friend-making

It's Manchester Boo! on Oct. 30 for area youngsters

Manchester Symphony Orchestra opens 75th season Oct. 27 with spectacular lineup and $75,000 fund drive

ISTA president to talk about "The Politics of Teaching" Oct. 10

Interfaith activist Eboo Patel to receive MU's 2013-2014 Innovator of Year award Tuesday

Huge barn set, 60 characters turn MU theatre into The Laramie Project

MU sets Academic Days for prospective students to check out majors

September 2013

Arriving Sept. 27: MU gives 1,650 Wabash County youngsters a first-hand look at a college future

Commitment to affordable excellence brings more "Best College" praise

MU alumnus Gene Likens '57, discoverer of acid rain, featured on NPR

More than 40 schools gathering for Wabash County College Fair at Manchester on Oct. 8

Tibetan monks to share their culture with MU on Sept. 19

MU's Innovator of the Year, Eboo Patel brings lessons in bridging faith chasms to campus Oct. 8

Check out MU at fall Spartan Days for college-bound students

See you at Wilbur's, the new hot spot for study and friendship

Matthew 25 clinic becomes classroom for pharmacy students

Three recitals open MU's music performance year

Volunteers needed to help clean trash from Eel River

August 2013

Manchester's $1 million summer makeover is all about students

The Princeton Review declares MU a “Best in the Midwest”

Auditions are Aug. 28-28 for The Laramie Project

GrowerTalks magazine features MU marketing research class

Michael Salazar ’98 enjoys “experience of lifetime" as Cleveland Indians athletic trainer

Manchester receives $1,000 from Air & Waste Management Association

MU names 2012-2013 faculty of the year

National pharmacy leader tells MU's newest class: "Always serve your patients' needs first"

July 2013

Read all about it! MU to give away 1,000 children’s books at FunFest

MU’s economic report sheds light on ‘comparative advantages’
of Wabash County

73 more students to don white coats in College of Pharmacy ceremony

Master of Athletic Training program hitting its stride

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Manchester is a "Great College to Work For"

MU psychology research may help teachers understand children's memory skills

Manchester's Doctor of Pharmacy program receives "Candidate Accreditation"

Come see for yourself: Manchester University – and other independent colleges – during Indiana Private College Week

MU’s fund-raising VP leaving for similar role at Eastern Kentucky

June 2013
Pharmacy College assessor Kiersma is colleagues' pick for Scholar of the Year

Celebrate the 4th at Manchester!

College of Pharmacy announces Dean's List

Juried show of eight fabric artists debuts in Gallery G on June 28

Motivating lessons make drug information specialist Pharmacy Teacher of the Year

Jared Applegate connects time in blackboard exhibit in Link Gallery

College of Pharmacy honors Dr. Andrea Murray for outstanding service

305 students earn Dean's List distinction

MU honors 5 alumni, former president

Milford Elementary's Paige Keim is MU's 2013 Alumni Teacher of the Year

May 2013

Alumni Days reunites older generations on campus May 29-30

2013 graduates: Share your Manchester experience to make the world better

LEGO Camp at Manchester teaches engineering skills, too

A Cappella Choir embarks on spring tour

MU honors Nick Salupo, Brandon Curry as its top student leaders of 2013

MU business students raise $15,536 and visibility to homeless children cause

Grant helps Manchester start youth health initiative for Wabash County

Garland Martin Taylor's art in Gallery G

April 2013

Student Research Symposium is April 30

Former pro wrestler, author to talk about head injuries at Manchester U

Kauffman Awards send eight students on academic travel

Manchester's production of Nunsense April 26-28 is a community affair

It's free! Community youth get tips April 21 from Spartan athletes

Solar physicist Sarah Kurtz '79 to deliver Commencement address

MU presents Salaam Dunk film, its coach and a captain -- an MU senior today

Indulge in a taste of Manchester at the International Buffet on Sunday, April 14

It's time to register for June 7-9 Scrapbooking Retreat at Manchester

March 2013

Enrollment, marketing strategist joins Manchester University leadership

Fort Wayne campus, College of Pharmacy structure earn LEED Gold certification

MU plans huge Ad Building furniture, electronics auction Saturday, April 13

It's time to nominate MU's 2013 Alumni Teacher of the Year

New MU fundraiser Drew Flamm will focus on major gifts

Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 6

High school administrator, alumna to lead alumni affairs

Community spirit earns MU a berth on President's Community Service Honor Roll

Marx in Soho play returns March 26

Public invited to watch Indiana Court of Appeals hear oral arguments at MU

February 2013

Manchester hosts New Music Mini-Festival of 34 composers Feb. 22-23

Spring play is a comedy

Discussion Day focuses on human rights with workshops, documentaries

and best-seller David Zirin

Who's Who honors 60 more MU students

Multimedia concert brings Bach to life at Manchester Feb. 19

2012 MU grads find success in jobs, graduate school

January 2013

MU offers dinner and Puccini one-acts to warm the heart Feb. 9-10

Nunsense spring musical auditions are Feb. 4-5

Dam removal leads annual meeting for Middle Eel River Watershed Initiative

268 students on fall 2012 Dean's List

Re-enactor to perform King's speech for 45th anniversary of Manchester visit

It's January, when MU students travel near and far in pursuit of knowledge

December 2012

Warm Up with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic at Manchester: 2 concerts!

The holidays mean music at Manchester

November 2012

MU's CFO Gochenaur among top in state: Indianapolis Business Journal

Gallery G features eclectic Keffer collection, gems of well-known artists

MU team brings home top prize from Indiana CPA Society Competition

PNC Foundation scholarship helps junior Miranda Piercy hone teaching skills

Foreign language honorary inducts nine

Bells ring for holiday tea on Dec. 5

Manchester team overhauls taxes for semi-finals in national CPA contest

Sweet treat for MU and guests Nov. 15: Fort Wayne Ballet's The Nutcracker

Continents drift together as one for Nov. 8 international fashion show

Link Gallery features art faculty work

October 2012

Goblins, ghosts and gory stories await MU visitors on Halloween night


MU dedicates its Fort Wayne pharmacy campus Oct. 18

Founder of The Clergy Letter Project to discuss evolution at MU on Oct. 11

Manchester alumnus authors Homecoming weekend dark comedy

Public invited to lecture about Latino identity on Monday, Oct. 8

September 2012

Civil Rights Movement photography by Ernest Withers in Academic Center

Spartan Days designed especially for college-bound high school students

Students, families can connect with 45 schools at Regional College Fair on Oct. 9

Realism and its Discontents displays art of Midwest Paint Group in Gallery G

MU stalwart as a "Best" in Midwest, and a Great Value, say college guides

Enrollment wave continues at MU, buoyed by pharmacy students

August 2012

65 volunteers sought to help with Sept. 8 Eel River Clean-Up

Vera Bradley co-founder to deliver Henney Lecture on Sept. 20

MU seminar: Women, tap leadership potential to influence change 

MU among "Best" in Midwest, says The Princeton Review college guide

Notice to Manchester's new pharmacy students: "The profession is watching"

Respect is a workplace benefit, say MU faculty, staff and The Chronicle of Higher Education

July 2012

White Coat Ceremony begins four-year journey for MU's first pharmacy students

Indiana Private College Week

New MU honorary society nurtures green biologists

Manchester unveils College of Pharmacy with July 25 open house in Fort Wayne

Lions video features president, Manchester grad Wayne Madden, on campus

More pharmacist oversight needed for inpatient medication, says MU researcher

It's official, Manchester is a University!

Fort Wayne Philharmonic cancels July 7 concert

June 2012

Where to go for the best4th ever? Manchester!

CANCELED Philharmonic brings full orchestra to campus for Barbeque of Seville

Mark Adkins is new Spartan sports information director

Spring 2012 Dean's List

Nettleton '92 joins fund-raising team

College honors alumni leadersin science, industry, education

Manchester looks to Do it Best's Dave Haist to lead alumni relations

Fundraiser Harmon tapped for national leadership academy

May 2012

Master of Athletic Training program

earns national accreditation

Graduation 2012: Newest alumni share applause with faculty, family

Alumni Days are May 30-31

LEGO® Camp teaches about gears, energy, ... and how to make awesome stuff

Manchester business class #SURVIVE raises $8,700 to help curb drunk driving

Executive Vice President Dave McFadden will lead School of Pharmacy

Manchester to honor science benefactor Herbert Chinworth at commencement

April 2012

Invisible Children team brings viral video KONY 2012 to campus May 2

Manchester Trustees approve name change to "University," effective July 1

It's Shakespeare on the mall for Manchester's spring play

Class seeks 5K Run/Walk participants, awareness for Don't Text & Drive

Feast on this: three engaging, fun operas and dinner, la Manchester College

Miso soup, mariachi and much, much more: It's International Fair 2012

MC Case Studies class starts #SURVIVE, business to combat drunk driving

Rudi Klimpert's art in Gallery G

MC fundraiser Colchin earns certification

Peace Week 2012 schedule

March 2012

Revolution guide Gene Sharp is Manchester's Innovator of the Year

April 13 symposium displays range of Manchester College student research

It's spring break, time for sun and service

Stacie Koch to present research at huge political science conference

Henney lecturer will tell how to engage college students for learning success

It's time to register for the 2012

Scrapbooking Retreat at Manchester

Easter egg hunt is Saturday, March 31

Spinning and Sex author lectures March 18

NEA grant provides Kindles for MC volunteer reading tutors

College awards record number of scholars record $14.4 million in scholarships

Manchester College sets pace for fundraising in Indiana

February 2012

MC education students, teacher to present at national professional conference

Community invited to audition for spring play, Much Ado About Nothing

Annual meeting Feb. 28: Watershed landowners share growing success of Eel River Initiative

Mid-East peace negotiator GershonBaskin to speak on Tuesday, Feb. 14

College recieves OK from accreditation council to begin enrolling students in School of Pharmacy

MC musicians to join North Central Intercollegiate Band

January 2012

2011 Manchester graduates step swiftly into jobs, graduate study

303 students from broad range of majors make Fall 2011 Dean's List

Grammy-winner Daniel Belcher brings recital, lessons to MC and high schools

It's January session at Manchester, when students dig in at home and abroad

Racial wealth, political inequalities lead MLK discussions at Manchester

Fort Wayne Philharmonic warms January with Manchester College performance

59 MC students in Who's Who

December 2011

Quitting smoking pays off for MC student

14 MC students, alumnus teacher enter national language honor society

Hunger, homeless collections net 2,000 pounds of food, $600

Manchester seeks 2012 Teacher of Year

3-Point Club puts area townsfolk on Spartan men's basketball "team"

November 2011

Manchester showcases musical talent for the holidays

Spinning wheel art collectionon display at Manchester College

CPA team's brain-drain solution takes third at state contest

College president hosts Holiday Tea for area women on Dec. 6

Manchester College begins searchfor new leader of its School of Pharmacy

Mock Trial first-timer nabs "Outstanding Witness" title

College, community collaborate to bowl over hunger with Nov. 13-20 campaign

Soprano, baritone share stage for Nov. 18 student recital in Wine Recital Hall

Manchester signs with Mad Antsto present Business Forum

College hosts teacher professional development workshop on intervention

October 2011

$100 million campaign says it all in the name: Students First!

Manchester student makes history for her family "Realizing the Dream"

Students open residence halls for free Halloween Oct. 26 for area youngsters

Last beam in place, College on-schedule for June opening of Academic Center

Five Spartan Days welcome prospective students to campus

Act now to join the ultimate class trip: London theater with Manchester faculty

Wabash Regional College Fair is Oct. 11

Manchester '01 grad Balagaddé returns with "riveting" Bioscience on a Chip talk

College welcomes alumni and families to Homecoming 2011 on Oct. 7-8

Homecoming play, Back to Eden, takes a fresh look at Creation

September 2011

Posters from the tabloids: Mervi Pakaste takes a new look at an old art form

Former U.S. Rep. John Hostettleris Constitution Day program

The word's out: Manchester College is a Great School at a Great Price

Volunteers sought for Eel River Clean-Up on Saturday, Sept. 17

1,300: Manchester surpasses strategic enrollment goal, sets 40-year record

Alumnus Adam Hohman leads admissions

August 2011

Alumnus Ron Weaver's paintings in Gallery G Sept. 16 to Nov. 20

A message from President Switzer on the loss of Alina BigJohny '11

Emerson "Doc" Niswander, professor emeritus, dies. Memorial is Aug. 27.

Manchester breaks ground for School of Pharmacy in Fort Wayne

MC embarks on White House challenge to improve literacy, reduce hunger

Passionate, accessible teachers make MC a "2012 Best College in the Midwest"

Multicultural services, diversity leader Michael Dixon joins Manchester College

July 2011

The Chronicle agrees with faculty, staff: "Manchester is a great place to work"

William Eberly, professor emeritus, dies.

Social work graduate Brittany Betz receives top state honor

Recent graduates, students creating economic index for Wabash County

It's a Manchester habit: President's Community Service Honor Roll

June 2011

Manchester continues campus transformation with Academic Center

Student photographs of study abroad on display in Link Gallery through summer

Fireworks, civic band lead 4th of July Celebration at Manchester College

Donor golfers chip in $50,000 for Manchester College athletics

Manchester honors six alumnifor dedication and service

Master Gardener guru Ricky Kemery keynotes event for area women

Spring 2011 Dean's List

May 2011

Manchester's newest alumni embark, vowing to "make a difference"

Manchester to webcast Graduation 2011

Natalie Collar to study Japanese in Japan with federal Critical Language Scholarship

Top student leaders combine service with organizational leadership

Time change: 7 p.m. College, MHS 'fuse" for benefit concert

College-community production of 1776 is weekend of May 13-15 with MSO

April 2011

Alumna who never forgot her College is Manchester's commencement speaker

Seminar helps non-profit fundraisers challenge the gender status quo

Two more Manchester Fulbrights seek to change the world

Manchester scholars on perfectionism, Japanese language, cancer earn top honors for research writing

Sacred icons, anthropology influence Manchester art exhibit by Justin Johnson

Scrapbooking retreat is June 3-4

That's What She Said spring play dives into women's issues, with four perspectives

Manchester's top teacher mentors at West Noble Middle School

Easter Egg Hunt is Sunday, April 17

MC scientists investigate real 'stardust'

9/11, Iraq advisor Lee Hamilton to speak April 14, receive honorary degree

43 students to present for Research Symposium on Friday, April 8

Peace Week 2011 feeds the mind, body and spirit with a full schedule

March 2011

School of Pharmacy joins north Fort Wayne health care growth with

new classroom-research facility

D.C. schools reformer Michelle Rhee is 2010 Innovator of the Year

Spring Break is service time for MC groups

International Buffet celebrates diversity of College with the community April 10

Lincoln scholar to deliver Henney Lecture and receive honorary degree March 28

Manchester College springs into music

Manchester grants $11.3 million in academic scholarships to fall 2011 class

MC trumpet player Nicholas Kenny tapped for intercollegiate band

Bands battle to open for Stroke 9

Harmon joins MC fund-raising leadership

International chess Grandmaster to speak, take on challengers blindfolded March 15

Manchester seeks "best of the best" for Garner Alumni Teacher of the Year award

Novice Mock Trial competitor Daniel Allen wins All-Region Witness Award

February 2011

Students break (unofficially) Four Square record, with 30 hours of continuous play

Discussion Days offer Food for Thought

State legislators get lessons in state aid from MC students at Lobby Day

Manchester students seek world record for continuous game of Four Square

January 2011

Grants totaling $715,000 welcome School of Pharmacy to northeast Indiana

Manchester 2010 graduates findingsuccess in securing jobs, grad school

College hosts Taizé candlelight service of music, meditation on Sunday, Jan. 23

Fall 2010 Dean's List announced

It's January, when Manchester students are learning at home, and far, far away

Eel River public meeting Feb. 9 discusses 75% landowner cost-share program

Music-play learning guru Jim Gill to lead Feb. 12 workshop for area teachers

 

Barrier-breaking pastor is keynoter for Martin Luther King celebration

Two Manchester juniors receive federal scholarships to study abroad

 

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