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$1 million Lilly Endowment grant strengthens Indiana
employment opportunities for MU grads

Support from Lilly Endowment Inc. will enable Manchester to launch an academic sales program, develop new certificate programs, enhance ties with regional employers, and create student internships focused on northeast Indiana economic development. ... read more

President Switzer receives
top education honor for leadership

President Jo Young ’69 Switzer has received the 2013 Chief Executive Leadership Award from the international Council for the Advancement and Support of Education … read more

Generous gift from anonymous donor
puts Manchester athletics in the swim

With the beautiful Strauss Peabody Aquatic and Fitness Center down the street from campus, Manchester is looking to develop NCAA Division III swimming and diving teams. Athletic Director Rick Espeset hopes the new coach will join the University’s faculty too. … read more

It’s a win-win! Give a gift to Manchester
now and cut your taxes for 2013

A gift to The Manchester Fund is the most direct way to support our students and meet the day-to-day expenses of the University. Cut your 2013 taxes with a gift by Dec. 31. Explore other tax-advantaged ways to support Manchester and the Students First! campaign by contacting the Advancement Office.

Tell us what YOU want to see in a
redesigned Manchester magazine

It’s been more than five years since we redesigned Manchester magazine and it’s time for an update. To help us better understand your interests and ideas, please complete this short survey. And as we plan your new magazine, we hope you enjoy this supplement, MU NOW.

Need holiday gift ideas? Check out MU’s Campus Store
and get a discount
Alumni get a 20 percent discount when they order the latest Manchester University gear and goodies from the online Campus Store. Just enter the checkout coupon code ALUMNI13 (certain items, such as textbooks, software, and Fair Trade items not included). Hurry, sale ends Dec. 31.   Buy now!

Manchester searches for a new
dean for the College of Pharmacy

With the news that Dave McFadden will become the University’s next president on July 1, 2014, a nationwide search is on for his successor as the new pharmacy dean. The College of Pharmacy has enrolled its first two classes into the four-year doctoral level program in Fort Wayne. … read more

Cross country closes with top 30 nationals finish;
football’s Nelson Is HCAC Rookie of the Year

Seniors Jon Caffarelli and Curtis Nordmann set the pace for Spartan runners at NCAA Division III Championships, while first-year return specialist and wide receiver Dakota Nelson wins HCAC football honor.

Planning a retreat, reunion, reception or business
meeting? Manchester may be the perfect location

Check out what many other groups already know: Manchester University’s beautiful campus is a great place to meet. Conference Services can help you plan your event and arrange for air-conditioned on-campus lodging, delicious meals and refreshments, all the technology you need and much more—all at an affordable cost … read more


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May 28 and 29
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Oct. 10 and 11

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