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  • Pharmacy residency matches

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 13, 2022

    The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) recently announced nearly 5,000 individuals matched with 2,430 pharmacy residency programs across the country in ASHP’s 2022 Pharmacy Residency Match.
    At Manchester, we recently learned about two additional matches:

    • Lucas Shelly, from the Class of 2022, has matched with a PGY1 residency program at Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.
    • A graduate of the Class of 2021, Dylan Walker, has matched with a PGY2 residency program in cardiology at TriHealth Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • MU Smash brings home championship trophy

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 13, 2022
    For the third time in a row, Manchester University Esports Super Smash Bros. Ultimate team brought home the Great Lakes Esports Conference championship. Learn more about the championship game. Check out our new epsports page!
  • Humphries conducts world premiere

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 11, 2022

    Scott Humphries, director of bands and music education, will conduct the world premiere of The Crossroads by Anthony O’Toole with the Fort Wayne Area Community Band. It is 7 p.m.  Tuesday, April 12 in the Auer Performance hall at Purdue Fort Wayne.

    The work was commissioned for the band’s 40th Anniversary celebration.

    O’Toole will be on the North Manchester campus on Wednesday, working with music composition majors and the Symphonic Band, and he will give a music department masterclass at 7 p.m. in Wine Recital Hall.

  • Updated pages for health sciences, esports

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 08, 2022
    Nate Haywood in marketing has updated the health sciences page, adding the College to Career tool, and revamped the esports page. 
  • Faculty Executive Committee elections

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 08, 2022

    Barb Burdge and Lucas Dargo have been elected to serve as chairs of the newly formed Faculty Executive Committee. Burdge will serve as chair in the 2022-2023 academic year.  Dargo will be chair elect for the coming academic year and then assume the chair role the following year.  

    The following faculty have also been elected to serve as FEC representatives:  

    Fort Wayne campus: 
    Kathryn Marwitz, Trent Towne

    North Manchester campus: Tim Brauch, Kathy Davis. Michael Staudenmaier

    At- Large:
    Justin Lasser

  • Crawford, Kniola, Wagner in National Association Intercollegiate Band

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 07, 2022

    Three Manchester University students were selected for the 2022 College Band Director’s National Association Intercollegiate Band. They are senior music performance major Jennifer Wagner (flute), junior music education major Alexis Crawford (French horn) and junior music performance major Mason Kniola (tuba). The event takes place April 7-9 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

    They join students selected from colleges and universities across 10 different states in CBDNA’s north central division. They have intensive rehearsals for three days, culminating in a performance on the UW campus under the baton of Rebecca Phillips, professor of music and director of bands at Colorado State University.

  • Lahman, Calka, McKenna-Buchanan take active roles at convention

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 06, 2022

    Communication studies faculty member Mary Lahman, Michelle Calka and Tim McKenna-Buchanan were in Madison, Wisconsin, March 31-April 3 for the Central States Communication Association Annual Convention. Professor Lahman and Associate Professor McKenna-Buchanan, along with colleagues from Denison University and University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, led a short course for faculty entitled, “Connecting Educators for Cooperative Inquiry: Using Narrative Inquiry to Understand Educator and Student Learning Identities and Growth Experiences.”

    McKenna-Buchanan was also part of the “Melissa Beall Award Top Panel”: Re-Connecting on the Front Porch: Re-examining the Positioning of Basic Course in General Education "Post" Pandemic.

    Associate Professor Calka was a respondent for the "Media, Memes, and Digital Spaces" Paper Session and a presenter for the "Media Studies Interest Group: Re-Connect Networking Session."

  • First-year students chosen for Next Gen Leadership Institute

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 06, 2022

    First-year Manchester University students Kora Beasley and Ruby Rusk were selected as participants in the Next Gen Leadership Institute with Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI).

    The two-day program offered students ages 18-22 the experience to learn skills in leadership development, networking and community building.

  • Honors Scholarship: Bradley Walling

    by Anne Gregory | Mar 29, 2022
    Posted March 29 -- A South Decatur senior has been awarded the full-ride Honors Scholarship at Manchester. He hopes to become pediatrician. Learn more.
  • Marlatt selected for YLNI Leadership Institute

    by Anne Gregory | Mar 25, 2022
    Posted March 25 -- Leslie Marlatt, assistant director of success advising at Manchester University, is among those selected to participate in the 2022 Leadership Institute of the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI). Learn more.