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December 2010

Lilly Endowment gives Manchester $35 million for School of Pharmacy

Writing Center director wins award

4 Trustees hope their $5.5 millionwill inspire more Manchester bequests

How does Santa do that? Listen to The Christmas Chronicles on WBKE

Fabric artistry of Julia Sermersheim in Gallery G through March

November 2010
Faculty, students receive top honors from state health, physical education group

MC student one of youngest members of state GOP leadership forum

MC celebrates the season with music

26 students qualify for Who's Who

State association honors English Professor Gilliar as its 2010 Teacher/Scholar

College-community drive for Manchester Food Pantry is Nov. 14-20

13 Manchester students enter national collegiate foreign language honor society

Peace studies professor and activist Ken Brown of Manchester faculty dies

Manchester grad joins Christian leaders in White House meeting with President

October 2010
Trash cans, eco lyrics and great music: Vocal Trash visits Manchester on Nov. 20

Day of the Dead celebration is Oct. 31

New-to-college family finds state-honored success at Manchester

Senior artist Alison De Neve draws from experiences close to home and afar

Strong community, College voices make now the perfect time for musical 1776

The halls are alive with all things music at Manchester College in October

MC future teachers to lead area kids through Wonders of Science on Oct. 29

Alumni Series features artwork of Warsaw teacher Karen J. Klimpert '85

Sustainability Day at Manchester unites ethanol, dragons and bicycles on Oct. 20

Students host Halloween for community youngsters on Thursday, Oct. 28

Alumnus, executive director of Iditarod dog sled race, to speak for Oct. 21 convo

International fashion show highlights "True Colors" of Manchester College

September 2010
"Manchester taught me to think," says multi-million-dollar benefactor

Students seek to "Rock the Vote" with voter registration, absentee ballot event

Homecoming dedication celebrates$1.5 million addition to the PERC

International travel, studies, family inspire senior artist Kate Brelje

Spartans traveling to New Mexico to play former Coach Alford's Division I Lobos

Spartan Days designed especiallyfor college-bound high school students

Nobel Peace Prize nominee to talk about war costs, peace price Sept. 23

Howard Zinn's Marx in Soho takesWampler stage on Saturday, Oct. 2

College to present Midwest premierof stage version of novel 1984

Manchester marks Constitution Day with 10th Amendment panel

37 schools to greet high school students at Wabash County College Fair Sept. 29

CANCELED Manchester extends invitation to join spring alumni tour of Egypt

August 2010
New classrooms, new program will greet third-straight fall surge of MC students

MC ranks 14th in nation for service, reports Washington Monthly college guide

"America's Best Colleges" guide says MC is a "Great School at a Great Price"

MC scientists attract $3 million in new grants for Eel River watershed conservation

Volunteers needed to clean up Eel River trash near historic covered bridge

"Excellent academics" make MC a "Best in the Midwest," says The Princeton Review

Questa, Manchester partner in loan forgiveness for Allen County students

July 2010


Manchester a "best college in the nation to work for," says academic news leader

Explorers of all ages invited for a free and easy Eel River canoe float Aug. 28

New admissions director is Jamie Grant

Fund development officer joins College

June 2010
Fireworks, band concert highlight free Fourth of July celebration on campus

303 students on spring 2010 Dean's List

Manchester honors five role-model alumni of great ability and conviction

Afternoon Tea on June 9 at Manchester is a lesson in tea etiquette and history

May 2010
Nonprofit leaders will learn about the power of women's philanthropy at MC

U.S. Sen. Lugar to MC graduates: You've got what it takes to succeed

Manchester finds experience in its founding dean for School of Pharmacy

Service and study abroad a natural for new Fulbright Nicole Hammond

MSO features guest artists May16

"Outstanding" student leaders set examples of service, commitment

CANCELED War casualties display May 12

Manchester to commemorate Kent State shootings with film, panel

Manchester's musical melodies of May

April 2010
Manchester tailors new master's degree to needs of school districts, teachers

Little Shop of Horrors sure to delight May Day weekend audiences

Sen. Lugar to deliver commencement address, receive honorary degree

College, Heifer International remembers Dan West with permanent MC exhibit

Peace Week focuses on dialogues, green jobs, service ... and music on the mall!

Business students form non-profit to help town replace community pool

Students turn to Japan, blue-collar families, local creek for winning research

Henney lecturer will focus on role of education in ethical business leadership

Indiana schools superintendentto address MC future teachers

Scrapbooking Retreat is June 4-6

Three choirs bring Spring Psalms to Wine Recital Hall on April 9-10

Manchester students to present research at April 9 symposium

Young Wabash County math wizards puzzle out annual MC contest

March 2010
College brings the world to North Manchester with International Fair

Environmentalist Julia Butterfly Hill asks students, "What's Your Tree?"

Some students head South for spring break, but not all for sun and surf

Indianapolis Peace Institute to end its student programming

Easter Egg Hunt is Sunday, March 21

Global photographer Turnley shares images of hope in March 23 convo

Poet, rock musician, professor Marquart brings lecture, workshop to campus

Manchester travels with Pietra Rivoli to follow the global path of our T-shirts

High school students get $10.4 million head start on a Manchester degree

Faculty, students, choir support MC's first composition recital, by Tyler Secor

MSO takes "Mostly Mozart" to Honeywell

February 2010

A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer is Feb. 26 V-Day event

Manchester College graduates entering careers despite weak job market

MC hosts "slimy" Steve Spangler conference for early learner educators

Manchester receives presidential community service honor

Public meeting reveals results of Eel River monitoring, outreach

Senior Austin Blomeke's art in Link Gallery

Batman producer Uslan to MC students: Put some Pow! in your career plans

Manchester's Valentine: opera at its best, its funniest, its weirdest

College community creates service projects to support Haiti residents

January 2010
Postcards from afar: It's January session at Manchester College

Fall 2009 Dean's List announced

Khalil Gibran Muhammad is keynote of Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

College seeks founding dean for its new School of Pharmacy

MC volunteers join Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for Kokomo family

MC clears way to new vision of campus

Fort Wayne's First Presbyterian Church displays Manchester student artwork

December 2009
New campus pastor is Church of the Brethren Messenger editor Walt Wiltschek

Online peace journal receives $120,000 grant from Henry Luce Foundation

Manchester partners with Questa in loan payback for its Allen County students

Professor of Year celebration is Dec. 10

Hoosier impressionism of Penny French-Deal in Gallery G through February

Dec. 11 concert of Symphonic, Jazz bands promises fun for audience and musicians

MSO, College choirs, soloists unite for holiday concert, Amahl opera Dec. 6

November 2009
Jazz Ensemble sets up Swing Dance Dec. 3

Environmentalist Jerry Sweeten is 2009 Indiana Professor of the Year

President Switzer hosts Holiday Tea

Manchester choirs sure to inspire audience to joyfully "Dance, Dance!"

Manchester's 2009 Innovator of the Year is 'prison angel' Mother Antonia

College volunteers lead North Manchester

community food drive Saturday, Nov. 21

Manchester College's new School of Pharmacy announces Fort Wayne site

New Student One Acts showcase fresh MC talent weekend of Nov. 13-14

Original Shakespearean music comes to Manchester College on Thursday, Nov. 12

Sophomore Joi Harmon realizes her dreams, and statewide recognition

October 2009
Community youngsters in for treats, scares in MC residence halls Oct. 28

Manchester College will launch school for pharmacists in Fort Wayne

Burman's sculptures "from chaos" on exhibit in College's Gallery G

Manchester Symphony Orchestra opens season Oct. 25 with Russian composers

Marilyn Kallet to demonstrate power of poetry to Manchester College, community

Area youngsters will wander science Oct. 17 at Koinona Environmental Center

September 2009
Sanders sisters continue to put students

first with surprise $700,000 bequest

Homecoming & Family Weekend is Oct. 2-3

High schoolers invited to Spartan Days

Antigone is Homecoming play Oct. 1-4

Manchester helps families bridge state aid gap, sets 26-year enrollment record

Manchester adds 4 newcomers to faculty

Alumni plan fall 2010 tour of Alpine Europe

August 2009
Community Day kicks off Thursday, Sept. 3

Manchester hosting 44 schools for Wabash County College Fair on Sept. 30


Leading college guide says Great School + Great Price = Manchester College


MC poised for another record enrollment

Academics, affordability make Manchester a "Best in the Midwest" ... again

July 2009
Experience the Eel River with free and easy canoe float Aug. 8 sponsored by Initiative


Mark E. Johnston Entrepreneurship intern seeks innovations in the Mideast

June 2009
College hosts patriotic party Saturday, July 4 for community

Friends of Manchester Golf Outing holes $1 million for Spartan athletics in 20 years

309 students achieve spring Dean's List

Manchester honors four alumni of great ability and conviction during Alumni Days

May 2009
Last lessons for the Class of 2009: Embrace the unexpected, say, "Thanks!"

Green Campus Initiative has projects, tips, connections for entire MC community

ABC medical commentator Dr. Timothy Johnson to receive honorary degree as 201 graduate on Sunday, May 24

Grow Green class project offers Warsaw residents details about ethanol benefits

Manchester College honors two outstanding student leaders

Three students receive Kauffman Awards to study abroad in January 2010


April 2009
Musical satire Urinetown comes to Cordier stage for May Day weekend

Manchester College celebrates Peace Week, Mother Earth April 20-25


High school students and families invited to campus visit day Wednesday, April 29

Sundaes in the Park ... with Jazz! kicks off at 2 p.m. April 26 in Warvel Park

Student researchers of galactic bubbles, European languages win Symposium

Spread out for whole weekend of scrapbooking at June 5-7 MC retreat

World chess grandmaster takes on 25 challengers simultaneously at MC April 13

March 2009
Student scholars present research for 11th annual symposium Friday, April 3

Manchester serves up international journey with Sunday, April 5 buffet

Find a variety of music at Manchester this weekend: choirs, band, Newcomer

President Emeritus A. Blair Helman dies: Manchester will always feel his influence

Music for a Change: Carrie Newcomer

"in residence" on campus April 1-2

Record $11.67 million in scholarships greet record number of students

NASA scientist James Gaier to discuss moon research for March 9 convocation

Worth, Ben Weller bring their world view to Link Gallery photography exhibit

Public meeting March 16 to gather local comment about Eel River water quality

February 2009
Manchester named to President's Honor Roll for Community Service

Opera Workshop offers Musical Mayhem! of Mozart, Strauss, children's opera

Stephen Zunes to discuss U.S. policy in Iraq and Middle East on Feb. 23

Best-seller Paul Roberts to keynote Discussion Days about energy March 2-4

Eel River Initiative gets under way with new steering committee, coordinator

January 2009
260 students make Fall 2008 Dean's List

2 programs remember Martin Luther King in January with lecture, reading, music

The places they go, the things they see ... It's January Session 2009!

430 youths expected for Jan. 17 Science Olympiad Invitational at Manchester

Gallery G features art of Bunny Baldwin

December 2008
Introducing the Triple Guarantee: financial aid, graduate in four years, and a job or grad school. Guaranteed!

Winter choir/orchestra treat is Dec. 12

MC receives $375,000 grant for student internships with Hoosier employers

Movie Burn After Reading is Dec. 13

Physical education/health major Chelsea Bower is Midwest Student of the Year

November 2008
Volunteer alert! North Manchester all-community food drive is Nov. 22

Class sets $20,000 goal for new playground for Manchester Elementary

Alumni Office offers holiday shopping trip

Symphonic Band performs Nov. 14

Children's author Patricia Polacco to address kids, MC students Nov. 5

Manchester hosts two November visit days for high school students, families

Jazz Ensemble and Cantabile to share Friday, Nov. 7 concert

October 2008
Fall break vandalism case solved

First-generation student Erin Coleis role model for "Realizing the Dream"

Textile designs inspire Gallery G exhibit

Vandals target residence halls

Scare up treats at Oct. 29 All-Hall Halloween, Oct. 29-30 Haunted Forest

Homecoming 2008 is Oct. 10-11

Homecoming play is Twelfth Night

September 2008
Community invited to DebateWatch

More than 40 models will step out for Oct. 3 International Fashion Show


Area kids invited to "Wander in the Wonders of Science" day camp


Atomic bomb survivor, exhibit coming


Yahoo! war correspondent to receive MC's 2008 Innovator of Year award


Party convention delegates to "teach class" on Sept. 25, public is invited


MC hosts 44 schools for 2008 Wabash County College Fair on Sept. 30


Campus Constitution Day on Sept. 17 is Electoral College vs. Popular Vote


Wizards GM talks to students Sept. 18


Organist Robin Gratz to perform Sept. 9

MC invites high school students, their families to campus for Spartan Days

August 2008
Manchester "comfortably full" with 23 percent surge in new students

College guides rank Manchester as a"Best College," "Best in the Midwest"

A Cappella Choir to join Sept. 14 service of Elkhart Valley CoB

July 2008

$1 million College-led initiative unites area organizations in Eel River cleanup

$100,000 Wal-Mart Foundation grant will help first-generation college students

June 2008
College hosts Fourth of July Celebration of fireworks, music on Friday, July 4

Indiana Academy inducts Dave Haist

Spring 2008 Dean's List

Alumna Madonna Wine Goss exhibit celebrates a heritage of music, teaching

May 2008
Haff, Polakowski to teach English abroad with Fulbright grants

Graduation 2008 speakers urge: Welcome others; welcome change

194 to receive degrees Sunday, May 18

Case Studies class presents CHET Outfitters profits to The Firehouse

Choirs head to Michigan for Church of the Brethren performances May 19-24

MC choirs begin spring tour Friday, May 9 at Manchester Church of the Brethren

14 join language honor society

Tim Polakowski receives top state award for community building

MC honors three students for leadership

Six receive 2008 Kauffman Awards

April 2008
College, community collaborate in opera comedy Pirates of Penzance May 2-4

MC goes "Green Together" with massive event Saturday, April 19 on the mall

Works of Professor Jim Adams fill Gallery G for two-part art show

New Indiana 13 billboard celebrates College's connection with community

Travel the world free at the International Fair this Sunday, April 13 in the PERC

Top symposium scholars focus research on the galaxy, war crimes in Iraq

April 4 choirs concert features jazz

March 2008
35 scholars to present Friday, April 4 for 10th Student Research Symposium

High school students invited to explore Manchester on April 23 Spartan Day

Easter egg hunt is Sunday, March 30

MC music collaborates for spring tour

Students use spring break to build houses for Kentucky families

MC awards $9.9 million in academic scholarships to high school students

Melanie DeGrandchamp is nation's top student in adaptive physical education

Scrapbooking Retreat is June 6-8

February 2008
Manchester showcases prize art

of northeast Indiana college students

Activist John Prendergast to lead

MC dialogue about genocide Feb. 18

Vagina Monologues are Feb. 16 to raise awareness of violence against women

January 2008
Commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech on the Manchester College campus exactly 40 years ago this Feb. 1

Soulfége brings hip-hop, reggae, rap,
West African music to campus Feb. 3-4

Community-College auditions are

Feb. 5-6 for The Pirates of Penzance

College announces fall 2007 Dean's List

Reiland Rabaka keynotes Manchester's

Martin Luther King program Jan. 17-18

December 2007
Manchester students head to Iowa for close contact with presidential caucuses

Fabric artist Julia Sermersheim's exhibits fill Gallery G with color, texture

"How cool was that!" Alumnus shows Oprah how to parallel park her Lexus

November 2007
Fast Forward to your career a whole year earlier and save up to $25,000

Biology students net lessons in nature's classroom

18 or 21? Manchester students stagedebate on drinking at Dec. 3 convocation

Choir joins MSO for Dec. 2 concert

One-Acts discover new student talent with four short plays Nov. 15-17

Symphonic Band concert Nov. 16 is fund-raiser for service trip to Puerto Rico

Gallery G showcases "Best of Show" artist Steve Creighton of Warsaw

Students hope to collect 2 tons for community food drive Saturday, Nov. 10

3 choirs present "For Love and Music"

Area teachers gather at Manchester for lessons in invigorating learning

MC hosts Concerned Philosophers for Peace conference Nov. 1-4

October 2007
MC students welcome community youngsters for Halloween treats, thrills

MC-led Eel River initiative seeks to enhance water quality, conservation

International Fashion Show to "Strut for a Cause" on Friday, Oct. 26

Internationally honored scientist, alumna Sarah Kurtz to lecture on solar energy

Fast Horse family brings Native American lessons to campus for whole community

High schoolers invited to Spartan Days

Entrepreneurship students think outside the box, and outside the time zone

Biology project is un ‘bee’ lievably sweet for two first-year students

Psych students ask: Will “how to” class on resolving conflict curb prison fights?


Manchester joins U-CAN project, offering prospective students an alternative to national rankings

Brimming Homecoming 2007 schedule celebrates dedication of College Union

September 2007
Gallery G debuts with artist Phil Joseph

Indiana physical educators to honor two Manchester College students

Elementary Ed students host science experience for area fourth-, fifth-graders

Dedication of Muir bust is Sept. 26

Plowshares colleges launch on-line

Journal of Religion, Conflict, and Peace

Retiring Scott Strode to take lead in Tony-winner Foxfire at Homecoming

Regret drinking, driving program returns

High schoolers will find 30+ schools at MC for Wabash County College Day

James Hersch brings musical outreach lessons to North Manchester community

Constitution Day program is Sept. 17

August 2007
Manchester opens 119th new year with refreshed focus on student success

Baseball Coach Rick Espeset is Manchester's new athletic director

Faculty-student synergism puts MC even higher in U.S. News rankings

Spartan Days for prospective students

Country star Janie Fricke to perform

Oct. 20 "hometown" concert in Cordier

2 May grads are Certified Trainers

Mevis receives national education award

July 2007
Summer internships introduce MC students to careers right here in Indiana

Three more MC grads head abroad to teach, study on Fulbright grants

Almost here ... a transformed College Union, right on schedule

June 2007
Two members of the Board of Trustees continue service with honorary status

Here's the spring 2007 Dean's List

"Grandpa Spartan" Tom Jarman to retire

The Road to Carnegie Hall: MC singer writes about A Cappella Choir journey

Fourth of July Celebration begins 8 p.m. July 3 with music, 10 p.m. fireworks

Class of 2011 begins to find its place at MC with Advising & Registration Days

2007 Alumni Honorees make a difference with leadership, entrepreneurship, medical ethics, caregiving ministries

May 2007
Senior classes make Alumni Days 2007

The Class of 2007: Commencement

Eight students, Professor Adams enter national language honorary society

MC honors outstanding student leaders

Student-teacher team will help Hispanics find their place in area communities

Scrapbookers Retreat is June 8-10

Dream come true: Carnegie Hall on May 26 for A Cappella Choir; preview May 11


Commencement on May 20 focuses on grads current and past

80 area 7th-, 8th-graders vie for Wabash County math prizes

April 2007
Traffic crash takes life of Koinonia leader, biology instructor Rainn MacPhail

Kauffman Scholarships give six students international, film study opportunities

It's Sundaes in the Park on April 28

Teens, other future teachers to gather for MC workshop on Saturday, April 28

Fourth-graders taste of Indiana Heritage

Choirs offer Sunday, April 29 concert

A Cappella Choir to perform for two CoB congregations on way to Carnegie Hall

A statement about the Virginia Tech tragedy and safety by President Switzer

Manchester College expresses sympathy, solidarity with Virginia Tech community

Arts and Crafts Festival for area children

and their families is April 21 at Koinonia

Peace Week offers conversations, training, music, alumni April 22-28

Popular musical I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change opens May 3

Michele Payton to perform April 30

Careers start here, with Manchester's exciting new biotechnology major

Symphonic offers masterworks April 11

International Buffet is Sunday, April 15

An elephant speaks out at MC book reading just for children on April 14

Prospective students invited to Spartan Day to check out Manchester College


March 2007
MC community finds its place in the new College Union

Peace singers to perform March 30

East Hall sponsors Easter Egg Hunt on April 1 for children of the community

A Night at the Opera at Manchester; it's more than the performance

Bioethics expert to speak March 26


Two teams of MC students head South for spring break service projects


19 put diplomacy skills to work at National Model United Nations


Jared Mobley, Sam Cox are top presenters at Dean's Symposium


Students get advance look at College Union with tours March 12-14


College women's voices to unite with Warsaw High teens for concert

26 presenters vie for Switzer award at

Dean's Symposium on Friday, March 9

Discussion Days bring ACLU, conservative pundits to MC, and talk about bio-food, arts

Hippies join cast of Shakespeare's comedy for Alpha Psi Omega's spring play

February 2007
Fifth House Ensemble brings chamber residency to community, College

State Student Education Association looks to MC for leadership, scholarships

Liz Bushnell will lead Career Services

Students to lobby Indiana legislators for more student aid, access to network

Dedication of Martin Luther King bust

is Feb. 28 near site of his MC speech

Vagina Monologues aids shelter Feb. 23

A Cappella Choir to perform for Warsaw's Rodeheaver Series on Sunday, Feb. 25 

Manchester announces dean of enrollment

MC grads, with 97.5 percent job rate,

do their part to stem Hoosier brain drain


MSO joins dance for Honeywell performance

January 2007

Merriment, food, music parade into Madrigal dinner Feb. 9-10

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels meets with MC students for Q & A session

Dean announces fall 2006 scholar

January Session 2007: Focused study at home and abroad


Prowl for owls at Koinonia on Jan. 29

North Manchester, College unite for several MLK celebrations

December 2006

Eat lots of French fries, make biodiesel, fuel campus mowers:That's chemistry!

MC's new 150-hour accounting program: Perfect for profession and students

Peace House builds its leadership

Manchester's choirs and campus ministry present Christmas story concert Dec. 8

November 2006

International Fashion Show brings at least 17 countries to the runway Dec. 1

Nov. 30 concert features wind musicians

MC wins state Outstanding SEA Chapter

Peace House has new director

Philosophical theologian is MC pastor

New Student One-Acts are Nov. 16-18

MC in Indiana CPA Society finals

October 2006

High school students invited to campus for Spartan Days, Nov. 11 & Nov. 18

MC's 3 choirs present concert Nov. 3-4

MC sends birthday greetings to UN

Halloween comes to campus

Professor Jim Adams to unveil his science triptych in Science Center on Oct. 26

Warsaw alumna, Adams create animation for MSO's macabre Oct. 29 music

Summit at Manchester will help national council create homeland security plan

President of Independent Colleges to deliver The Harry H. Henney '35 Lecture

MC hosts 40-school College Fair Oct. 26

Students conduct Whitley Co. voter poll

Eight on faculty included in Who's Who

College adds second King Tut tour

September 2006

Homecoming 2006 meets Family Weekend for a great Manchester celebration

Community invited to befriend Koinonia at open house on Monday, Oct. 2

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader to address students Monday, Sept. 25

Choir stages "Carnival for Carnegie" to raise funds for NYC performance

Manchester Symphony set to open 68th season with Halloween treat

Fall play, The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, is about rebellion and individuality

Parents of students in fatal crash to speak after Regret video on drinking

Battle of the Bands is Sept. 16 on mall

August 2006

Popular college guide says Manchester is a "Great College at a Great Price"

High school students to check out MC during Spartan Day on Sept. 18

Campus Pastor Jim Chinworth leaving for Manchester CoB congregation

Athletic Training major is reaccredited

Alumni shopping trip to Chicago is Dec. 7

July 2006

Alumni bus travels to King Tut exhibit in Chicago; friends welcome!

Dr. Christer Watson to study Milky Way with orbiting Spitzer Space Telescope

June 2006

Here's the Spring 2006 Dean's List

The Manchester College Class of 2006

Five receive Manchester College Alumni Association's highest honor

Fireworks! Music! Monday, July 3 at MC!

Business classes support senior center

May 2006

Two on MC faculty will do research in Europe as Fulbright Scholars next year

MC's 19th Fulbright, Wendy Matheny will research women in Brussels politics

State honors Liz Bushnell for leadership

National language society inducts nine

Judy O'Bannon, seniors have key podium roles in May 21 graduation ceremonies

MC honors outstanding student leaders

Choirs embark on spring tour of churches

April 2006

Area youngsters learn Indiana Heritage

at College's three-day Koinonia program

Spring play, Oxygen, brings science and theatre programs together on MC stage

Sundae in the Park on Saturday, May 6  treats community to concert, ice cream

Baritone Andrew Haff plans May 6 recital

A post-Easter treat: Messiah by South Bend Chorale and MC Chamber Singers

Nussel joins fund development leadership

Karl Marx returns to Earth for Howard   Zinn's play April 26 in Wine Recital Hall

Manchester picks attorney as HR director

MC sponsors public forum debate by 5th Congressional District candidates April 17

Classic sounds share stage with Chicago  guest sax in April 27 Jazz Band concert

International Fair brings many cultures, music, food to PERC on April 23

National Players stake claim on Dracula in Monday, April 17 performance at MC

March 2006

Manchester's a national "Best Value," says The Princeton Review college guide

Campus to unite for April 20 groundbreaking for top-to-bottom renewed College Union

Actor brings author Faulkner alive for English Department Writers Series

Manchester sends two teams South for Katrina cleanup and renewal efforts

College celebrates $72 million campaign conclusion with donors  

A Cappella, Chamber choirs offer "A Spring Concert" March 31-April 1

Pianist Luis Sanchez brings music of the great masters to March 28 recital

Moliere, natural lake, eminent domain case lead Dean's Symposium presentations

Dean's Symposium on March 10 presents  wide range of fascinating topics

Drama society members pick Cyrano

for March 9-11 student-directed play

February 2006

Ain't I A Woman celebrates four remarkable black women Feb. 27

Vagina Monologues aids women's shelter

Candlelight Taize service is Feb. 19

A Cappella Choir gets May 2007 encore performance in Carnegie Hall

Music Department offers opera comedies

January 2006

Manchester College ends The Next Step! with $20 million over goal, a year early

It's a fact: MC grads get jobs quickly

MC announces fall ' 05 Dean's List

It's January Session at Manchester, with 70 classes on- and off-campus

December 2005

MLK celebration features author, choir

MC researchers report less violence, but treatment of most-vulnerable is alarming

MC embarks on Pathways, a transformed program for exploring faith and vocation

Garver Hall raises $1,526 for needy

"Difficult conversations" aid non-profits

College helps North Manchester buy another new fire truck

MC offers Alumni Tours to Alaska, Greece in 2006

November 2005

MC places sixth, Blake Hike named Outstanding Attorney at Mock Trial invite

Shop in Chicago with MC alumni

Winter Choral Concert introduces new auditioned women's choir

MSO concert jazzes up Nutcracker

Jazz Band, Symphonic Orchestra unite for concert Friday, Nov. 18

Students direct one acts Nov. 17-19

Senior Hutchings to lead recital Nov. 12

Open house is Nov. 19-20 for Tall Oaks

Taize candlelight service is Nov. 13

October 2005

MC first lady of 30 years Pat Helman dies

Student recital features cellist, mezzo-soprano Nov. 4 in Wine Recital Hall

Spartan Day is Nov. 12 for high schoolers

Joe Scruggs brings his kids' program, Nanny Nanny Boo Boo Revu, on Nov. 20

Political activist Granny D makes Nov. 7 visit for Convo and area senior centers

MC revamps physical education, adds Fitness and Sport Management major

Peace studies pioneer Ken Brown receives lifetime achievement award

Homecoming 2005 promises week of campus fun topped with alumni, football

MC chapter to receive honor from American Chemical Society

Choirs, band join alumni for concert

Johnston Entrepreneurship Conference keynotes Vera Bradley founder

September  2005

Fall one-acts delve into Theatre of the Absurd for Homecoming weekend

Students, donations continue to roll in for hurricane relief efforts in the South

Richard Ford receives honorary degree

Community gets Science Center tour

Manchester dedicates its Science Center

with symposium and ceremony Sept. 16

Constitution Day panel is Sept. 19

New Peace House associate director

College Fair sponsored by MC is Sept. 27 for high school students

MC offers campus, collects funds and blood for Hurricane Katrina victims

McFadden promoted, heads new Communications and Marketing drive

August  2005

MC among 2006 "Best Colleges" with great value: U.S. News & World Report

Ball State fund developer to lead MC's College Advancement efforts

Physicians Atrium sculpture to be hung Monday, Aug. 22 in new Science Center

Fulbright Scholar in Residence brings Latin America expertise to campus

July  2005

Parkview Hospital grant helps equip

new Science Center for high-technology

Merchants welcome MC newcomers

June  2005

Manchester surges into $4.5 million challenge issued by Lilly Endowment

College hosts 4th of July fireworks party in community collaboration

MLK Scholar Aja Michael in D.C.

for federal internship this summer

Wabash County economy springs up

Manchester kids learn to "Talk it Out" from MC students with a mission

May 2005

Here they are: The Class of 2005 steps lively into their, our future

Business class creates CHET corporation, donates profits, service to community

MC to confer 225 degrees on May 22

Wabash County awards College grant to combat substance abuse

April 2005

MC grads take Graduation Pledge Alliance seriously with activism in the workplace

The Sound of Music unites community, College in three productions May 6-8

Jazz Ensemble Concert is April 29

Manchester honors the Mardens, five students for their philanthropy

Forest Etsler headed to South Korea as Manchester's 18th Fulbright recipient

MC Symphonic Band presents "Musical Moments" on April 20

Writers Series brings authors, poets, filmmaker to Manchester College in April

Senior recitals in voice, clarinet April 15

Pierceton firefighters burn Koinonia prairie

Students collect children's books for Akron

200 fourth-graders expected for Indiana Heritage days May 4-5 at Koinonia

MC's teacher program gains reaccreditation

Donor fund-raising challenges focus on College Union, The Manchester Fund

Spring Choral Concert on April 8 features A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers

3 students perform in recital April 7

March 2005

MC hosts math contest for 80 students

MC taps Hiram College administrator, teacher to lead Academic Affairs

River biology, war strategy, Indian affairs take Dean's Symposium honors

Sound of Music cast announced

Manchester College players stage Shakespeare ... set in Miami, Florida

Scott Kirby to jazz up Cordier Auditorium with Sunday, March 20 performance

Adults, children urged to audition for May production of "The Sound of Music"

Manchester College presents tapestry by Francine Delk Gratz in Link Gallery

Fall 2005 Dean's List honors 105

February 2005

MSO performs secrets "Behind the Music" on March 6 with guest composer

Discussion Day 2005: America's Role in the World in panels, speeches, films

College's tsunami relief fund tops $9,600 with Dexter Axle, community donations

The Vagina Monologues returns Feb. 26 to discuss violence against women, girls

Emeritus Professor Ercell Lynn displays abstract photography at MC in February

Mock Trial Team competes at regionals

January 2005

Grammy winners BeauSoleil bring Cajun music to Cordier on Feb. 17

3 MC faculty members receive ICC grants for service learning projects

2005 Who's Who lists 37 MC students

Peace activist Ibrahim Ramey coming to Manchester in February

College invites community, neighbors to join in tsunami "moment of silence"

MLK service on Jan. 17 to unite community with music, dance

Pre-med student receives scholarship

January Session takes students to 59

classes on campus and around the world

MCs theatre troupe will tickle youngsters

with January tour of Arizona, N. Indiana

December 2004

MC joins Asia disaster relief effort through Church of the Brethren fund

MC community, residents participate in CBS's nationwide Christmas Eve broadcast of Brethren service

MC receives $1 million Lilly Endowment gift to enhance "intellectual capital"

College presidents, arts leaders to gather for "conversation" about arts audiences

November 2004

'Tis the season at Manchester College for holiday concerts and displays

Jo Young Switzer to assume MC presidency on Dec. 1, 2004

Symphony to "Greet the Season" with three choirs in Dec. 3 concert

Manchester College alumni offer shopping trip to Chicago to public

Ex-congressmen promise to take mystery out of Congress for students, Wabash County residents Nov. 15-16

National rankings put MC among best in the Midwest: Princeton Review

New performers take to the MC stage for annual Student One Acts

Debora Dewitt to present duo piano recital with Sarah Miller on Nov. 17

MC's bands take folk music, jazz to northern Indiana COB churches

Rojas receives first-generation scholarship, plus $1,000 for her teacher

MC to host outspoken Russian poet, Yevgeny Yevtushenko on Nov. 10

Taize candlelight service of prayer, music and silence is Sunday, Nov. 14

October 2004

Students bring international fashion to the Wampler runway on Nov. 6

Search under way for new Dean, Vice President for Academic Affairs

Senior Amy Hoffman will present first student recital in Wine Recital Hall

Internationally acclaimed violinist, pianist bringing Brahms concert to MC on Nov. 5

It's Halloween at Manchester College, and the community is invited

MC's Manchester Institute offers accounting update seminar

New Link Gallery debuts with Lee Morse's art on a grand scale

Manchester Symphony  invites audience to "Meet the Masters"

MSO Society honors two from MC

State health, P.E. association thrives under Kim Duchane's leadership

Make way for F'loom, a musical treat of singing, words and dance Oct. 22

Pianist Robert Palmer to perform Tuesday, Oct. 12 in Wine Recital Hall

MC faculty to lead presidential Debate Watch at Manchester High School

September 2004

Presidential Debate Watch at Manchester starts at 8 p.m. Sept. 30

American Chemical Society to honor Manchester's student affiliates chapter

Homecoming 2004 promises weekend of friends, athletics and new Recital Hall

Fall play is The Fourth Wall, Homecoming weekend, Oct. 7, 9 and 10 in Wampler

Coach Steve Alford, acid rain discoverer Gene Likens to join Sept. 22 celebration of 100 Years of MC Athletics

Full House funnyman Dave Coulier takes MC stage on Saturday, Sept. 18

Natya Dance Theatre brings India dance to Manchester for Sept. 17 program

MC sponsors Wabash County College Fair

August  2004

"Alternative" historian, activist, author Howard Zinn to speak at MC Sept. 29

MC Trustees pick Dean Jo Young Switzer to succeed President Parker Marden

MC newcomer Suzanne Gindin to take baton of Manchester Symphony

Manchester "a great school at a great price," says U.S. News & World Report

Beth Sweitzer-Riley brings considerable student development experience to post

July  2004

Manchester's newest students to join community with service projects

MC celebrates half-way point on erection of  $17 million Science Center

College, construction crew to celebrate Science Center progress with party

115 students achieve spring Dean's List

June 2004

Four receive MC Alumni Association's

Alumni Honor Award at Alumni Days

Campus station WBKE-FM switching from

classical music to popular NPR programs

Manchester College hosts fireworks,

civic band concert on Saturday, July 3

May 2004

Manchester College awards 245 degrees in spring Commencement ceremonies

Business, accounting students give time, $4,449 to youth of North Manchester

Manchester to honor Robert Johansen at Commencement on Sunday, May 23

Students in African American lit class stitch, donate quilts to local shelter

MC collects, donates 9,000 textbooks for new community college for Hispanics

Rachel Paske from Fort Wayne receives Fulbright-administered post in Austria

A musical fairy tale and Gilbert & Sullivan bring local talent to MC's stage May 14

Graduating seniors nationwide are taking pledge headquartered at Manchester

Two seniors continue Fulbright tradition at Manchester College

Spring play presents Wyoming community in wake of hate crime against student

It's May Day Weekend at MC May 6-9

April 2004

Fund-raising quickens for "Main Street" College Union for Manchester College

Sundae in the Park is Saturday, May 8 with symphonic band, jazz ensemble

MSO brings together town, college to celebrate 65th season, young artists

International Fair offers Cultural Mosaic at Manchester College on April 25

MC's Indiana Heritage Program offers history lesson to hundreds of children

21 Manchester students inducted into national foreign language society

Men's basketball coach Jamie Matthews resigns to take Saginaw Valley post

International trade, globalization expert Clyde Prestowitz to lecture April 19

MC painter Amos Rodriguez has exhibit, reception in downtown Fort Wayne

Jazz Festival, workshops for high school, MC students end with April 17 concert

March  2004

More than 180 gather for groundbreaking of Recital Hall for Winger Memorial Hall

Small ensemble concert features variety of music, from classical to popular

Manchester breaks ground on Recital Hall with March 30 fete, A Cappella Choir

Three students honored for presentations at Dean's Symposium

Area audience will hear A Cappella Choir before it embarks on Italy peace tour

The Second City is bringing its improv to Manchester College for program, workshops

Public invited to Dean's Symposium at Manchester College on March 12

Spring play is a comedy, I Hate Hamlet

Two MC students honored by state student education organization

Manchester Symphony Orchestra to perform old masters at March 7 concert


February  2004

Manchester hosts community welcome for head football coach Shannon Griffith

Black Student Union program celebrates history and culture through music

Two MC students capture "Outstanding" awards at Mock Trial regionals

Manchester, Goshen, Earham colleges set leadership, site for Peace House

112 students on fall '03 Dean's List

Jazz pianist Scott Kirby cancels MC Feb. 29-30 visit

Manchester College tutors give children entire grade boost in reading skills

Play at Manchester supports V-Day, worldwide antiviolence campaign

Manchester College search committee calls for applicants for 14th president

January 2004

Popular Taize candlelight service is Feb. 15 in Petersime Chapel

CANCELED! Acclaimed jazz, ragtime pianist Scott Kirby coming to Manchester College on Feb. 29

Manchester College choir will sing for your supper at mystery dinner theatre

December 2003

Manchester College hires Shannon Griffith as new head football coach

Martin Luther King Day service is Jan. 19 at Manchester College

Manchester College leader to receive honorary degree from Martin University

MC grads continue to land jobs at heady pace within six months of

Manchester College researchers release National Index of Violence

Wabash County economy stabilizes, reports economist, retired MC professor

Manchester College receives $750,000  for economic development collaboration

Manchester College collecting cell phones, toiletries for Hands of Hope

Instrumental chamber and jazz concert is Friday, Dec. 5

37 Manchester College students listed in 2004 Who's Who

November 2003

9th Holiday Extravaganza is Dec. 7

International Buffet brings new tastes to MC

An Appalachian Christmas comes to Manchester College on Dec. 11

Former Purdue President Beering debuts annual Harry Henney '35 Lecture

Spartan football coach Dave Harms resigns

Hungarian scholar/activist to lecture at MC

Manchester College community puts shovel to $17 million Science Center

Manchester's Symphonic Band takes Godspeed! to Pennsylvania

Everybody invited to help break ground Friday, Nov. 14 on new Science Center

October 2003

College, community unite for An American Celebration concert Nov. 7

Manchester College to break ground on $17 million Science Center

President Parker G. Marden tells Trustees he will retire in June 2005

Arsonist strikes Schwalm Residence Hall, evacuated students return to rooms

College's Petersime Chapel offers Taize, France worship Nov. 9

Manchester Symphony opens 65th season with Young Artist winners

Manchester's Haunted Forest scares up Halloween fun for the community

3 Manchester students receive fellowships to consider ministry careers

Stephen O. Mason to take MC Vice President post on Jan. 1

National Student Peace and Justice Conference focuses on media at Manchester College

Manchester College gives 800 fourth-graders lesson in Indiana Heritage

Manchester College fields football cheerleading squad

Hip hop offered as method for peace activists in Oct. 11 workshop




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