2011 News Releases

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 recordfor 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