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New Biology Faculty Members

August 14, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Christian University Welcomes New Biology Faculty Members   Elizabeth City, NC – August 14, 2017.  Last October Mid-Atlantic Christian University was approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to offer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology (pre professional) and Biblical Studies and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Science Education (teacher licensure).  SACSCOC assures the educational quality and effectiveness of its member institutions in fulfilling their mission. Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that Dr. Gerald Woodworth has joined the faculty at Mid-Atlantic Christian University and will serve full-time as Assistant Professor of Biology. A native of Tennessee, Mr. Woodworth completed a Ph.D. in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia. In his doctoral program, he researched the effects of deer upon invasive plants in forests. Prior to his studies at UVA he completed a master's degree in Environmental Science at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Bryan College in Dayton, TN.  Professor Woodworth is a member of the Ecological Society of America and the Society for Ecological Restoration (National and Mid-Atlantic Chapter). In addition to his academic preparation, Professor Woodworth will bring to...

Lt. Governor Dan Forest to Speak at MACU Convocation

August 14, 2017

Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest to Speak at MACU Convocation on August 22   Elizabeth City, NC – August 14, 2017.  Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that North Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor, Dan Forest, will speak at this year’s Convocation Chapel on August 22 at 9:30 a.m. in the Davenport Chapel.    Lieutenant Governor Forest was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  He is the 34th and current Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, a position he has held since January 7, 2013.  He serves as President of the state Senate and is a voting member of the State Board of Education, the State Board of Community Colleges, the state Economic Development Board and is the chair of the eLearning Commission.   Forest holds a B.A, in architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, College of Architecture.  He is a former senior partner of Little Diversified Architectural Consulting.

Dr. Luton Leads Local Teachers in Professional Development

August 09, 2017

Dr. Cheryl Luton, Associate Professor of Elementary Education and Director of Teacher Education at Mid-Atlantic Christian University, led sessions from August 1-9 for K-2 and 3-5 grade public school teachers. The workshop sessions were aimed at helping school teachers incorporate practical activities in the elementary math classroom that are inquiry-based and reflect real-world scenarios.  The sessions that Dr. Luton led were part of an 8 day summer institute funded by a grant from the United States Department of Education and conducted in Elizabeth City – “The Albemarle Instruction, Inquiry and Integration Mathematics and Science (AI3MS) Partnership.” The grant was written by MACU adjunct professor George Cox, who teaches a science methods course in the university’s elementary education program. Math and science teachers throughout eleven school districts in northeast North Carolina participated in this professional development opportunity.  This service provided an opportunity for Dr. Luton to share her expertise with teachers who work in the region's public school systems. Consequently, MACU gained exposure in the community as a leader in mathematics education.  MACU is grateful for faculty who serve within the Kingdom of God by meeting the needs of the community. 

MACU Motorcycle Rally & Charity Ride 2017

July 20, 2017

Enjoy a beautiful ride from Elizabeth City down to Plymouth and back.   We start the day at Mid-Atlantic Christian University with checkin and late registration at 8:30 to 9:30.  At 9:30 join us in the gym for a brief program where we will take up an offering for the scholarship fund.  Meet MACU students who are studying here to do cross-cultural missions careers after graduation.  The University is training some extraordinary leaders!  The ride begins around 10:30 a.m. and takes us over the Albemarle Sound, about 55 miles, to Plymouth Church of Christ.  The church is providing lunch, restrooms and parking for the one hour break.  Door prizes will be awarded during the lunch break. At 1:00 p.m. the ride will return to the MACU campus by driving over the Roanoke River bridges.   RIDE SCHEDULE - Saturday 9/9/2017   8:30 am    Check-in/ Late Registration at MACU 9:30 am    MACU Program & Offering 10:30 am   Kickstands Up, Ride to Plymouth 12:00 pm   Lunch at Plymouth Church of Christ, door prizes 1:00  pm    Ride back to Elizabeth City 2:30 pm     Event Ends at MACU           MACU...</p>
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Death of MACU Founder

July 11, 2017

MID-ATLANTIC CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY-- It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of the founder and first president of Mid-Atlantic Christian University, George W. BonDurant. He went home to be with the Heavenly Father on July 11, 2017 at the age of 101.  President BonDurant was a leader in the Restoration Movement in the 20th century, a movement that saw believers and preachers from various denominational backgrounds seek unity by looking to the New Testament for guidance in matters of doctrine and spiritual disciplines. He grew up in Mt. Rainer, Maryland, the son of William W. and Helen Lawrence BonDurant, who were committed leaders in the Restoration Movement. BonDurant received a four year scholarship to Columbia University but his mother, concerned about his faith in a hostile atmosphere, sent him to Erieside Christian Service Camp.  After one year at Columbia University he transferred to the Cincinnati Bible Seminary.  There he met and married Sarah Lou Presley.  Together, George and Sarah reopened  Atlanta Christian College (now Point University), where he served as president.  In 1947 BonDurant came to eastern North Carolina as an evangelist for the Roanoke District Churches of Christ, the strongest concentration of New Testament churches on the east...