@manchester Newsletter November 2020

header-mulogo November 2020

Spartan Pride is marching

Thanks to a generous donor gift and the perseverance of Director Scott Humphries, Manchester has fielded its first marching band in more than 50 years. Learn more

Hetrick honored

Greg Hetrick ’05
named Garber Staff Member of the Year. Learn more.


Sew many masks 

Jessica Montalvo, director of student services for pharmacy programs, turns hobby into potentially life-saving mission. Learn more


She’s a contact tracer

Junior Jennifer Wagner finds job and fulfillment as a COVID-19 contact tracer. Learn more.


She wrote the book

Kelley Brenneman ’14
pens history of business and accounting at Manchester. Learn more.


Commencement during the pandemic

Manchester honors Class of 2020 during October Commencement exercises. Learn more.

MU Engage brings us together

New alumni-networking platform brings people together in new ways. Learn more

Shop the Campus Store

Manchester gear makes a great gift for the alumni, current students and prospective students in your life. Shop online at MU’s Campus Store here and get a 20 percent discount (excluding certain items) by using the promo code ALUMNI20.

Honoring our best   

Know an alum who deserves recognition? If so, click on the links below to read more about the awards and honors we present each year and nominate them:

Alumni Honor Award
Athletic Hall of Fame
Claude Wolfe Coach of the Year
Alumni Teacher of the Year
Young Alumni Impact Award
Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award


Manchester’s earlier bands

Manchester College had a band that marched and performed for decades. Learn more

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A gift that keeps on giving!

Indiana residents, when you make a gift to Manchester University you can receive a 50 percent credit on your state taxes. With a gift of $100, for example, you receive a $50 tax benefit. The world needs more Manchester graduates and they need your support! Give here.

Age 70½ or older? 
The charitable IRA rollover benefit allows you to make a gift directly from your IRA to charity. Reduce your taxable income and support Manchester’s mission at the same time! For more information, please contact Amanda Kreps, director of development, at arkreps@manchester.edu

Class Notes

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