2014 News Articles

December 2014

College of Pharmacy awarded $10,000 diversity donation from Walgreens

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

Ryan Evans receives Garner teaching award

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