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A Look Back at Summer 2016

August 26, 2016

The 69th school year at MACU has begun. Faculty are back in the classrooms with students, helping them to become extraordinary leaders in their chosen fields of study. While there is time for relaxation in the summer many faculty are involved in professional development and professional service activities.  Below are the highlights of several MACU faculty and what they did over the summer of 2016. Robert Smith, Ph.D., Professor of Bible and History, wrote a contribution to an article with co-authors Andreas Zerbini and Firas Bqain entitled “Inscriptions from the Area E Complex at Quwaylibah, Jordan” for publication in the Arabian Journal of Archaeology and Epigraphy. He also made a presentation at the ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies in July in Oxford, UK called, “Abila of Palaestina Secunda/ Jund al-Urdun: Discoveries and Observations Regarding Materials and Motives in Multi-Phase Byzantine/Umayyad Ecclesiastical Structures.” He spent four weeks, during July, as the Associate Director of the Abila Archaeological Expedition and Area E Supervisor. He directed work that uncovered a portion of a mosaic-floored processional passage around an ecclesiastical structure and a water feature that in the atrium of a pilgrimage complex that was destroyed in a mid-eighth century earthquake. In the process...

Motorcycle Rally & Charity Ride 2016

June 29, 2016

2016 MACU Motorcycle Rally & Charity Ride D.Q. & Bob Morton Memorial Ride Update September 14, 2016 Our eighth motorcycle ride was a success! Beautiful weather set the perfect environment for a fun ride with great friends. 46 people participated on 38 motorcycles. Proceeds are building up the student scholarship in the Foundation "Biker Rally Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Studies."  Thank you to those who shared during the MACU presentation on campus: John Maurice, VP for IA, President Perkins, Dr. Claudio Divino, MACU Students: Russell Stevens, Angus Spencer, and David Dirks.  Thank you to Plymouth Church of Christ for providing a great lunch for the riders and a nice break between the two hour ride.   We appreciate our sponsor businesses:  First Citizens Bank, Eastern Pet Company, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, TLC Tire Lube and Car Care, and Hampton Inn. Next year's ride will take place on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Plan on joining us! Click here to see photos from the event.  Photos     Enjoy a beautiful ride from Elizabeth City down to Plymouth and back.   We start the day...

MACU Announces Spring 2016 Dean's List

May 22, 2016

The Dean’s List is comprised of full-time students (12 or more credit hours) whose semester GPA is 3.500 or above.  Students achieving a 4.000 are indicated with an asterisk (*).     Elizabeth Ashley Bartlett Emily Beamon Sierra Margaret Bonner Sarah Lunceford Bueno Brandon Ryan Cabacar* Taylor Kristyn Carter Christopher Neil Cephus Dominic Joseph Chasse Anissa Coles Jackson Laine Cooper Matthew Todd Cooper* Whitley Rosa-Leigh Davis Haley Susan Giffin Micaiah H Gilkes Caitlin Dawn Goss* Timothy Scott Gravgaard Emily Caroline Greene* Harley Nicole Grice Jacqueline Alexis Hilts* Amy Lynn Isler* James Richard Knight Meghan R Lee Sarah Grace Litowski* Leah Nicole Maclin* Rita Agnes Maclin* Victoria Rose Matta Rachel Lynn McCaffery Grace Gibson Minter* Abigail C Morgret Michael Scott Moulden Morgan Fawn Nayadley* Ashlyn Raye Neal Caitlin Elizabeth O’Connor Emily Nicole O’Connor* Jackson Eden Osebreh Michael Jahmal Parker Joshua Paul Phillips Adam Travis Pinkham Samantha Paige Roberson* Gary James Robinson II Leah Rene’ Rudd Alexander L Stanley Breanna Lacy Teetor Britney Nicole Walther Tyanna Williams Lacresha Shaniece Young

MACU Ranked #1 Online University in North Carolina

May 03, 2016

Elizabeth City, NC – The successful implementation and completion of the Global Classroom Campaign made online education a reality. Mid-Atlantic Christian University received notification on April 15, 2013, from The Southern Association of College and Schools - Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC), that several of its degree programs were approved for one hundred percent online delivery.  In our third year of offering online education MACU is honored to receive this ranking. Degrees offered online from the School of Professional Studies include a B.S. in Christian Ministry, B.S. in Family Studies, B.S. in Organizational Leadership, and an A.A. in Biblical Studies.  The university's School of Undergraduate Studies offers the B.S. in Business Administration, A.A. in Biblical Studies, B.S. in Biblical Studies, and the Certificate in Family Life Education.

MACU ranked in the Top 5 for all Education Departments to Become a Teacher

May 03, 2016

Elizabeth City, NC – May 1, 2016.  Tom Charlet, editor of a website called ToBecomeATeacher.org recently released the rankings of the top schools in North Carolina that offer educational degrees for students looking to become teachers in North Carolina. MACU was selected as one of the top five programs in the state. President D. Clay Perkins, Ph.D., remarked, “I am extremely proud of the excellence in all of our academic programs at MACU. Our elementary education program is no exception. Our education faculty is passionate about preparing students to serve by providing them the knowledge, skills, and Christian character that will prepare them to be extraordinary servant leaders. I am honored that MACU was selected in the top five programs in the state. North Carolina has many good schools and the competition is high.” Dr. Cheryl Luton, Director of Teacher Education notes: “Our program at Mid-Atlantic Christian University is modeled after some of the best teacher education programs in America. When students complete our B.S. in Elementary Education and Biblical Studies program they will have had more elementary...