Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium

August 04, 2014

In the news! See below MACU joins group that eases military access to higher ed By Corinne Saunders The Daily Advance Sunday, August 3, 2014 0 Comments | Leave a Comment Share on print PrintShare on email E-Mail Share on reddit RedditMore Sharing ServicesMore     Mid-Atlantic Christian University has joined the ranks of 1,700 colleges and universities, including Elizabeth City State University and College of The Albemarle, that make it easier for military personnel to seek higher education. Mid-Atlantic announced last week that it has been approved for membership in the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium. Created in 1972, the consortium is designed to further educational opportunities for military personnel who often face difficulty completing college degrees because they move so frequently. According to its website, the consortium is funded by the U.S. Department of Defense through a contract with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. To become a...

MACU Announces Dr. Claudio Divino as Men’s Soccer Coach

July 28, 2014

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Claudio Divino as the new head men’s soccer coach for the MACU Mustangs, they will launch this new program in Fall of 2015!  Dr. Divino has recently been hired as the Associate Professor of Cross-Cultural Ministry at MACU as well.  Dr. Divino has a tremendous passion for and knowledge of the sport of soccer, it was deeply bred into him as he was born and raised in Brazil.  He has participated on many levels as a player, manager and coach.  Divino was a starter and right wing player for INTERNATIONAL Middle School, Colegio IBITURUNA, AETE club, and STEB club in Brazil.  He went on to coach the Antioch and Corporate Express soccer clubs in New York City before moving to Rochester, MN to take a position with Crossroads College.  Dr. Divino then led the men’s soccer program...

College Preview Weekend & Royal Tailor

July 23, 2014

Come spend the weekend with us and get the full college experience.   For full information and registration for MACU's 2014 College Preview Weekend and/or the Royal Tailor concert, please check out our official registration page!

MACU Alumni & Friends Cruise Oct 4-11, 2014

July 21, 2014

  Reservations after July 21, 2013 subject to current pricing and room availability.  For more information contact Sandra Perkins at MACU. Office: 252-334-2003  Email:   RESERVE YOUR ROOM: contact Robert Kennedy: For more information about the cruise and reservation details contact Robert Kenndy at NCL. Robert Kennedy, Personnal Cruise Consultant Office: 877-416-9722 Extension 4189 Email: Reservations available only through Robert Kennedy.   Additional costs: tips to NCL staff $12 per day per person suggested = $84 per person. Transportation from LGA to Cruise Terminal: Transfers available only from Laguardia Airport to the Cruise terminal $40 per person each way when booked through NCL.  Flight information is required.  Suggested flight arrival of day of departure is between 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Ship leaves port at 4:00 pm.  Suggested flight departure at end of cruise is any time after 1:30 p.m. Hotel package in New York City available through NCL. Ask Robert Kennedy for details.  To learn more about the NCL Gem excursions and features of the ship visit Welcome Aboard Cruise Book Pocket guide to NCL Gem

Hebrew Summer Session in the News

July 16, 2014 13 Students learning Hebrew at Mid-Atlantic By Corinne Saunders The Daily Advance Monday, July 14, 2014   Two teachers chattered enthusiastically to each other in ancient Hebrew about a tree growing, which they demonstrated by setting increasingly large twigs in buckets in the center of their classroom. Students aptly responded to the teachers’ questions in the language some had only begun to learn two weeks ago. These 13 students representing five countries are learning ancient Hebrew through a communicative method in a beginning, four-week course the Biblical Language Center of Jerusalem, Israel, is running at Mid-Atlantic Christian University. Jordan Jones of Spartanburg, S.C., said last Monday that she had never even looked at the Hebrew alphabet before starting the class, but after just two weeks, she can already read and speak ancient Hebrew. “They make it interesting; the teachers are very active (and) very expressive,” Jones said. In using “total physical response,” students are not only hearing the language but making real-life connections, and “you retain a lot more.” BLC Founder Randall Buth said these are the first beginner communicative classes on the ancient Biblical languages offered in the United States. Since...