MACU Ranked # 36 in NC for Low Student Debt

November 07, 2017

In a new study released by The Student Loan Report, Mid-Atlantic Christian University was highlighted for leaving its graduates with low levels of student loan debt. The report dubbed Student Loan Debt Per Graduate by School by State, ranked MACU as #36 in the state of North Carolina. "This recognition demonstrates the ongoing commitment of Mid-Atlantic Christian University to graduate the next generation of leaders without burying them in student debt" commented Interim President John Maurice. The report draws from Peterson's Financial Aid dataset, covering the most recent student debt data from the class of 2016.

Mrs. Smith Completes Certification

October 31, 2017

Katherine R. Smith Completes Certification as a Developmental Education Specialist Mrs. Kathy Smith, Director of Learning Enhancement Services at MACU, has successfully completed all requirements leading to certification as a Developmental Education Specialist.  This certification is provided through the Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Developmental Educators, Appalachian State University in NC.  In order to be granted such certification Mrs. Smith completed a two-week training program on the campus of Appalachian State University in the summer of 2016 and implemented a project on the campus of MACU during the 2016-2017 school year.  Mrs. Smith worked with Assistant Professor of English Composition Abigail Mirau in redesigning the university’s developmental English course so that students who were underprepared for college level English Composition were able to take remedial work simultaneously with the first semester of composition.  National data shows that students who have to take remedial course work prior to taking college level credit courses have a higher rate of non-completion of higher education goals.  By combining remedial course work with college level credit courses students maintain motivation because tangible progress is being made toward educational goals. MACU is proud of Mrs. Smith for her accomplishment and her passion to...

MACU ranked #12 of the 30 most affordable

October 24, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Christian University was recently named  to the #12 spot in Online Christian Colleges ranking of the 30 most affordable online Bible colleges of 2018.   The ranking was created using the NCES College Navigator to find Christian colleges offering online degrees. We ranked the schools on a point system based on tuition, student to faculty ratio, diversity of online degrees offered, and national recognition. Schools that tied in points were ranked in order of decreasing tuition.Mid-Atlantic Christian University was ranked 12th. Using our practiced and time-proven expertise, Online Christian Colleges’ mission is to provide rankings and descriptions of the best Christian colleges in the nation to help students find the best and most affordable online programs they are eligible for.   

MACU Hires New Counseling Professor

October 04, 2017

David S. King to join the faculty at Mid-Atlantic Christian University     Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that Dr. David S. King will be joining the faculty at Mid-Atlantic Christian University in January 2018. Dr. King will serve full-time as Associate Professor of Counseling.  Dr. King earned his Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Capella University. He also earned a M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Regent University. He is a licensed professional counselor supervisor in the state of North Carolina and a national certified counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors. In addition to his academic preparation, Dr. King brings a wealth of experience to the classroom. For thirty-two years, he was in federal civilian service working for the United States Coast Guard and the United States Department of Education. He has been an adjunct faculty member at MACU for the past five years and has also been an adjunct faculty member at Azusa Pacific University, Southern New Hampshire University, and the University of Phoenix. Appointed by former NC governor Pat McCrory, Dr. King is concluding a time of service on the North Carolina Board...

MACU Inducts New Members into a National Honor Society

September 19, 2017

Alpha Mu Alpha, the local chapter at Mid-Atlantic Christian University of the national honor society Theta Alpha Kappa, inducted new members on September 19, 2017. Theta Alpha Kappa is the only national honor society dedicated to recognizing academic excellence in baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate students and in scholars in the fields of Religious Studies and Theology. Induction requires nomination by a local chapter. To be eligible students must have completed at least 12 hours in Religious Studies and/or Theology with a minimum 3.5 GPA and a 3.0 GPA overall and be in the top 35% of their class ranking. The inductees are: Cheyenne Brothers, Elizabeth City, NC Brandon Ryan Cabacar, Creswell, NC Jackson Laine Cooper, Elizabeth City, NC Timothy Scott Gravgaard, Elizabeth City, NC Jacqueline Alexis Hilts, Jamesville, NC Sharon Hoogerland, Elizabeth City, NC Gabrielle Howlett, Clemmons, NC Thomas Kilian III, Columbia, NC Sarah Grace Litowski, Matthews, NC Leah Nicole Maclin, South Mills, NC Abigail C. Morgret, Andover, OH Joshua Paul Phillips, Roper, NC Alexander L. Stanley, Elizabeth City, NC The induction was held at the conclusion of the university's chapel service on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in the Davenport Chapel of the Blanton Center.