March 06, 2014
Dr. Claudio Divino to join the faculty at Mid-Atlantic Christian University Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that Dr. Claudio Divino will be joining the faculty at Mid-Atlantic Christian University at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. Dr. Divino will serve as Associate Professor of Cross-Cultural Ministry. Dr. Divino was born and raised in Brazil and brings to the classroom, ministry experiences from both Brazil and the United States. He was instrumental in starting churches in his native homeland and has also worked with Hisportic Mission and the Orchard Group to start a Portuguese speaking church in New York state. Dr. Divino is a graduate of Faculdade Batista Teológica de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (B.Th. in Intercultural Studies), and Emmanuel Christian Seminary (M.Div. and D. Min.). Since 2003 Dr. Divino has been working with Crossroads College in Rochester, MN. His roles at Crossroads have included Intercultural Studies Professor and since 2010 the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Divino has been a member of the NACC [North American Christian Convention] Continuation Committee (1999-2001; 2004-2006; 2007-2010) and continues...
February 11, 2014
Spring Break Tour for MACU Choir The MACU Choir starts its Spring Tour on March 2nd during MACU Spring Break week. The Choir will travel to churches and schools in North Carolina presenting a musical program with a message from the book of Ephesians. The music selections are familiar Christian contemporary songs and traditional hymns. Co-directors Sandra Perkins and Lisa Williams compiled the program specifically for this tour. "We want to share the message from Ephesians in a musical presentation," stated Mrs. Perkins. Singers include freshmen and upper classmen, and come from various states. Many have experience performing in choirs. Student singers are: Ariana Avila, Elizabeth Bartlett, Kelsea Fallon, Stephanie Green, Taylor Holloman, Tiffany Kriss, Catrina Webster, Emily Whitten and Becka Woodard. Dr. Ken Greene, Vice President for Student Services, states "Mid-Atlantic Christian University has many students that are gifted in a variety of manners. This traveling choir demonstrates the musical abilities of our students and offers them the opportunity to share their faith through song in our community and supporting churches. The enthusiasm and willingness of our students to use their talents to benefit others is an inspiration to me and will be to you as well...
January 31, 2014
Mid-Atlantic Christian University students demonstrate themselves to be far beyond peers in the area of critical thinking. Incoming and graduating students are asked to take a critical thinking exam. The exam is a component of the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) published by the American College Testing (ACT) Program (http://www.act.org/caap/). The university has been gathering results for five years running and is pleased to share the following results. Graduating Class % of MACU students who achieved a score above the national mean. 2009 37% 2010 57% 2011 68% 2012 79% 2013 92% Graduating Class National Mean Score MACU Mean Score 2009 62.3 62.2 2010 63
January 21, 2014
MACU will open on Friday, January 31, at 10:00 a.m. The first class meeting is at 10:30 a.m.
January 17, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mid-Atlantic Christian University Participating in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Elizabeth City, NC - January 16, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic Christian University invites students and area youth to serve the Elizabeth City community through various service projects to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The University will host an evening of worship and challenge through their Sunday Night Live program on Sunday evening, Jan. 19, followed by a MLK Day of service on Monday. Work projects in the community will focus on restoration and beautification at Central Elementary, Elizabeth City Middle School, Northside Elementary, Weeksville Elementary, and Pasquotank Elementary, and on house restoration for Amen Ministries and Tabernacle of Faith Shelter. Over 150 youth and college age volunteers are expected to volunteer 810 man hours serving the needs of our community. Volunteers will perform a variety of tasks such as cleaning, landscaping, and painting. Dr. Ken Greene, Vice President for Student Services recalled King’s statement, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” Greene said, “This question is still a valid question for us as the Christian community as...