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@manchester Newsletter Spring 2019

header-mulogo Spring 2019 

April 17 is Giving Day!  

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 17 – Giving Day 2019. This year’s theme is “Spartans for Life” and you can help by serving as social media ambassadors – and giving, of course. Read more.


Making sweet music

He grew up playing trumpet in a musical family, and also wanting to be a doctor. So suffice it to say Nick Kenny ’11 has always chosen not only the road less taken, but several roads less taken. Learn more.

Van Vlerah new VP for student affairs

Abby Van Vlerah, the first member of her family to earn a bachelor’s degree, brings expertise in student experience and retention programs to her new post at Manchester. Learn more.

Three alumni join board

Manchester alumni have always been eager participants in the University’s ongoing mission to be the best it can be. In keeping with that, three alumni have joined the Manchester University Board of Trustees. Learn more.

MU named Best Value school

Manchester ranks 136 out of 1,510 college nationwide in the 2019 Best for the Money ranking by College Factual, an organization that uses the best available data to help students find their best fit financially. Learn more.

Alumni Days

The connections made at Manchester University are one of the highlights of the Manchester experience. Every year, Alumni Days helps strengthen those connections. This year’s Alumni Days are June 4-6 and will celebrate the classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964 and 1969 on the North Manchester campus. Come back and reminisce with your classmates!

Save the dates

Cubs game: July 12. Sign up here.  
TinCaps game: 7:05 p.m. July 18. Sign up here.  
Friends of Manchester golf outing: June 14