Mid-Atlantic Christian University Ranked 1st as Best Online Social Work Degree Program

October 08, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – October 8, 2015.  Affordable Colleges Online has released its annual rankings for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. This organization analyzed data from hundreds of colleges across the nation with online degrees in social work at the bachelor's level. Mid-Atlantic Christian University was ranked #1 for offering the most notable balances of academic rigor, student support, and affordability for online learning. Rankings were based upon a proprietary scoring system to score these colleges based upon various cost-to-quality criteria and metrics, or the AC Online Peer-Based Value. This proprietary metric compares qualitative components of colleges with similar costs against the tuition of colleges with similar quality metrics. The general criteria and scoring metrics include:  - Must be a private or public not-for-profit institution  - Must offer at least one fully online degree program  - Number of online bachelor’s degrees available  - Student-faculty ratio  - Percent of students receiving financial aid  - Academic and career counseling  - 6-year graduation rate Dr. Ken Greene, Vice President of Student Services and Professor of Youth and Family Studies states: “MACU’s Youth and Family Studies program has developed a curriculum certified by the National Council...

MACU Announces New Vice President for Finance

September 18, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – September 17, 2015. President D. Clay Perkins is pleased to announce that Carol Stuart has been named Vice President for Finance for Mid-Atlantic Christian University, effectively immediately. Mrs. Stuart has tirelessly served MACU since 1988. She originally served in the office of Academic Affairs but has worked in the Office of Finance since 1997. Carol has been a valuable asset to Mid-Atlantic serving as Accounts Manager (1997-2005) and as Assistant Vice President for Finance (2005-2015).   She holds a M.A. in Management from Regent University and a B.S. in Christian Education, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mid-Atlantic Christian University. She has done additional studies at Nova University (Computers & Technology), Portland State University (Computers and Technology) and Delaware Community College (Accounting). Mrs. Stuart has earned numerous professional certifications and holds memberships in the North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, National Association of Colleges and University Business Offices and Association of Business Administrators of Christian Colleges. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Carol is a minister's wife and fulfills many vital roles at the South Mills Church of Christ in South Mills, North Carolina. Carol and Ron have three children and...

MACU Ranked 14th Among Top 100 Baccalaureate Colleges in Nation

August 27, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – August 27, 2015. For the fourth consecutive year, Mid-Atlantic Christian University has been listed in the top 100 Baccalaureate Colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly.  Mid-Atlantic Christian University has been ranked 14th in the 2015 Washington Monthly’s list of college rankings. The Washington Monthly’s ranking identifies colleges and universities based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship) and service. They stated, “Our rankings aim to identify institutions that are acting on behalf of the true public interest.” In 2015, MACU was also recognized among the top 100 colleges in the Southeast as “The Best Bang for the Buck” by Washington Monthly. MACU was ranked 96th among the top 100 schools in this category. This ranking is based upon the “net” cost of attending, graduation rates and student loan repayment. Mid-Atlantic Christian University is proud of its 67 year history and the impact her alumni have made and continue to make around the world. Graduates serve in 48 states, the District of Columbia, 1 territory and 25 countries. President D. Clay Perkins commented, "Mid-Atlantic is honored to receive this recognition...

Mid-Atlantic Christian University Accreditation Reaffirmed for 10 Years

July 09, 2015

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reaffirmed the accreditation of Mid-Atlantic Christian University for the next 10-year period. This announcement came in a letter from Dr. Belle S. Wheelan, President of SACSCOC dated July 1, 2015. The accreditation is reaffirmed without any required conditions or follow-up actions. The mission of SACSCOC is to assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions. The six core values of SACSCOC, on which accreditation is based, are: integrity, peer review/self-regulation, student learning, continuous quality improvement, accountability, and transparency. Each candidate institution must submit documentation that the detailed specifications of each value have been met during the last 10 years. The intense reaffirmation process took two and a half years of writing various reports that were reviewed by three different committees of peers from member institutions of SACSCOC.  Mid-Atlantic Christian University’s reaffirmation means that the university remains regionally accredited through 2025. A major component of the reaffirmation process is the development of a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).  MACU’s QEP is “Connecting Cultures.” The university will seek to increase students’ global awareness by increasing their cultural knowledge and cultural engagement. Global awareness is linked to globalization,...

MACU Motorcycle Rally & Charity Ride Sept 12, 2015

July 08, 2015

2015 MACU Motorcycle Rally & Charity Ride D.Q. & Bob Morton Memorial Ride       Picture slideshow link             RIDE SCHEDULE - Saturday 9/12/15 8:30 a.m.       Check In at MACU Campus & Continental Breakfast 10:00 a.m.     KICKSTANDS UP! 12:30 p.m.     Lunch Program: MACU Worship Band, Door Prizes, Offering     2:00 p.m.       Event Ends The day starts with a continental breakfast at the beautiful river-front campus of Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) in Elizabeth City, NC.  The ride route will take under two hours. Prizes will...