MACU Rally - Special Service Project!

March 09, 2012

We will be having a special service project during this year's MACU Rally.  We will be collecting items for the HER (Help and Emergency Response) Shelter serving the cities of Chesapeake and Portsmouth in Virginia.  Alumna Beth Cross is the executive director of the HER Shelter.  If you are coming to the Rally, we ask that you might bring a few items from the HER Shelter wish list, which can be found here.  Beth will have a booth here on Friday and you can drop off the items at the HER Shelter booth.  Thanks for helping!  If you live in the Hampton Roads area, please contact Beth to see how you and your church might be able to get involved with the shelter. Some of the events duiring this year's Rally will be outdoors (like some of the concerts and carnival games).  You might want to pack a lawn chair and/or blanket for outdoor seating.  There will be some limited seating available. See you next week! Mid-Atlantic Christian University is accredited by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (COC-SACS) to award certificates, associate, and baccalaureate degrees.   ...

Press Release - Mid-Atlantic Empowers Athletics’ Program

February 17, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Mid- Atlantic Christian University Empowers Athletics’ Program Elizabeth City, NC - February 13, 2012 - Mid-Atlantic Christian University has empowered her athletic program through new staffing and additional programs. Athletics has been a part of the institution’s 60 plus year history. MACU is proud to announce a renewed emphasis in athletics by hiring her first full-time Athletic Director, planning to expand athletic offerings, and has plans for facility renovations. Neal Alligood has been selected as the Athletic Director and Men’s Basketball Coach. President Clay Perkins states, “This is wonderful news for all those students in high school that are looking for a place to compete in college athletics. We welcome students who seek a strong academic program in one of our 20+ majors, who also have a passion for sports, and a desire to be in a Christian environment.  Neal Alligood is the right man at the right time. He has the energy, passion, and Christian values that are needed to guide us a University to a full athletic program.” Alligood was born and raised in Elizabeth City, NC.  Neal attended Mid-Atlantic Christian University and graduated in 1998.  He served MACU as an Admissions...

Press Release - Elementary Education Teacher Licensure

February 07, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MACU’s Elementary Education Program Receives State Approval as a Teacher Licensure Program   Elizabeth City, NC - On Friday, February 03, 2012, Mid-Atlantic Christian University in Elizabeth City, NC received notification from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction that its major in Elementary Education (K-6) has been approved as a teacher licensure program. “This is great news!” proclaims President Clay Perkins.  “Mid-Atlantic Christian University is honored to play a role in the education of teachers. Our graduates will be some of the best.  Dr. Barbara Williams is to be commended for guiding the University to teacher licensure. She has done this in less than two years. We are also thankful for those who laid the groundwork prior to her arrival. I have no doubt that Mid-Atlantic will be known as a leader in teacher education.” After two years of intense work, the University submitted the formal application for teacher licensure approval in April 2011. Dr. Barbara Williams, Associate Professor of Teacher Education and Director of Teacher Education, states, “Receiving word that we now are able to have an elementary education licensure program is wonderful news.  Our program is unique in many ways,...

Dr. Fields participates in Greek workshop at Fresno Pacific University

October 26, 2011

For the first time in North America, spoken Greek was heard as it was in biblical times. Brian Schultz, assistant professor of biblical and religious studies at Fresno Pacific University, and Randall Buth, director of the Biblical Language Center, led 24 participants from 10 states and two African countries in a New Testament Greek workshop August 3-11. These scholars did more than translate texts and discuss grammar in sessions at California State University, Fresno. They brought New Testament Greek to life by speaking it. “One learns a language best when one can hear it spoken and then tries to speak it oneself,” Schultz said. “However, since New Testament Greek is a dead language, it is no longer spoken, even by professors.  This is what these scholars would like to change: they wish to learn to speak it fluently in order to teach New Testament Greek in an immersion environment just like modern languages are taught.” Participants ranged from clergy and university faculty to middle-school teachers. Institutions represented included Denver Seminary, Colorado; Urshan Graduate School of Theology, Florissant, MO; Houghton (NY) College; Denton (TX) Bible Church; and St. Thomas Episcopal School, Houston, TX. “I had no clear idea of what to...

MACU Alumni & Friends Cruise To Alaska

September 28, 2011

MACU Alumni & Friends 2012 Cruise to Alaska June 15-22, 2012 from Seattle, WA We invite you to experience Alaska with your friends and alumni from MACU. For more information and to register, please visit