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@manchester Newsletter Summer 2017

header-mulogo Summer 2017

Class of 2017 turns their tassels

There was no raining on this parade. An early–afternoon downpour couldn’t douse the enthusiasm or the joy May 20 as the Class of 2017 completed its journey in Cordier Auditorium and the PERC.

Read more, including the remarks of commencement speaker John Prendergast, here.

To see video, photos and more, check our special Commencement 2017 webpage here

Alumni Who Have Given to MU Every Year Since Graduation

Randy and Sheila Brown (29)
Tim Ogden (29)
Diane Sherbahn (31—student while an employee)
Lori Heuer (18)
Kim Reinoehl (18)
Steve Knaus (16)
Christina Ellingwood (15)
Gary Heckman (22—student while an employee)
Monica Rice (12)
Greg Robison (10) 
Jennifer Coffman (7)
Olan Griffiths (3)
Josh Benefiel (3)
Elena Bohlander (3)
Rudy Rolle (3)
Hannah Schutter (2) 

Manchester hosting Final Fours

The college basketball world is coming to Fort Wayne’s Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, and Manchester University is playing one of the gracious hosts. The Spartans were selected as the host school for the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 NCAA Div. III Final Four.  Read more

Master of Athletic Training scores top accreditation

Manchester University’s Master of Athletic Training program has gotten an another enthusiastic thumbs up. The MAT program was recently awarded a 10-year accreditation cycle – the maximum allowable --by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Read more

Athletic alumni gathering set

Manchester University athletic alumni have one more chance to reconnect this month in Plymouth. The event takes place June 22 from 6-8 p.m. at Sandtrap Bar & Grill, Pretty Lake Golf Club. For more information or to register, click here

Save the date

Get fired up for the Gold Rush! Homecoming 2017 is coming Oct. 13-14.  

We’re going to Ireland. Join us!

Blarney Castle. The Cliffs of Moher. Donegal. Galway. Dublin. Belfast. The Ring of Kerry. Ireland is a feast for the eyes, the ears, the lover of nature and lover of history, and Manchester University will send you there – in March, no less, the month of St. Patrick’s Day. Join your fellow alumni for Shades of Ireland, a 13-day tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland in March 2018. Book now and save $300 per person! For more information contact the Manchester alumni office at (888) 257-2586 or