@manchester Newsletter Winter 2018

header-mulogo Winter 2018

Gift of $1 million will name department for Bittinger  

Alumnus Marvin Bittinger ’63 (third from left) poses with Manchester mathematics faculty (from left) Jim Brumbaugh-Smith, Young Lee and Andrew Rich during a recent campus visit. Bittinger and his wife, Elaine Sailors ’64 Bittinger, plan a $1 million endowment gift to MU, which will name the Marvin L. Bittinger Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Read more.


Master of Athletic Training on the move

Manchester University’s Master of Athletic Training Program is relocating to Fort Wayne. Learn more.


Youngs help dedicate intercultural center

A racially charged fistfight between students in 1969 has culminated 49 years later in the dedication of the Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center. Read more.

Homecoming 2018

The weather was PERFECT for Homecoming 2018 at Manchester University, and the world’s best alumni and friends were treated to activities for all ages, a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center and a 69-0 victory on the gridiron!

Check out the video of the day here.


Golf outing turns 30

The annual Friends of Manchester Golf Outing is not just about birdies, bogeys and reconnecting with your Manchester University roots. It’s about giving back.

And in 2019, it’s about milestones, too! Read more.

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.

Check out the new Campus Store website

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 ALUMNI18.