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MACU Hires New Women’s Head Volleyball Coach

February 23, 2016

Elizabeth City, NC – February 23, 2016.  We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Kellie Kessler has been chosen as the new MACU Mustangs Women’s Volleyball Coach. Coach Kessler’s tenure begins immediately as she will be leading the workout for new recruits on Tuesday, February 23, and will take the reins fully in the 2016-2017 academic year. Coach Kessler has been the Director of the Beach Breakers Home School Volleyball Sports Program in Virginia Beach (Junior Junior Varsity, Junior Varsity and Varsity) as well as the Head Varsity Coach from 2008 to the present. She has led their team to first place finishes in pre-season tournaments as well as taking second place last year in their home school state conference. Mrs. Kessler also led her team to finish in the second division at a national tournament. Mrs. Kessler lives in Virginia Beach where she and her husband are involved in marriage and parenting ministries at Kempsville Christian Church.   Athletic Director Neal Alligood states, “We are tremendously excited to welcome Coach Kessler to our campus and our athletic staff. She will be the first female head coach to join our program. I believe she will be a welcome voice...

Biology Coming to MACU in Fall 2017

February 13, 2016

Elizabeth City, NC – February 10, 2016. The trustees of Mid-Atlantic Christian University met on February 9, 2016 and voted to approve a new Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (pre-professional). The university trustees approved this new degree program as part of the overall vision for the university called “Vision 2020.”  The strategic plan that guides the future of the university states that “the Department of Academic Affairs will provide 10 ministerial degrees to directly serve the churches and 20 marketplace degrees in different disciplines to directly influence the culture for Christ.” The B.S. in Biology will produce marketplace leaders that will influence science, medicine, healthcare, agriculture, genetics, and ethics. Students who graduate with the biology degree will also complete a major in biblical studies. MACU President D. Clay Perkins commented that “these are exciting times for Mid-Atlantic. With 28% growth in the last two years guided by our strategic plan we are thrilled to offer this new degree to continue the tradition of impacting the world by transforming ordinary people into extraordinary Christian leaders in the marketplace and in the church. Biology is a foundational degree in higher education. Our biology degree will be unique since it...

MACU Announces Fall 2015 Dean's List

December 23, 2015

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 (*). Bartlett, Elizabeth Ashley Cabacar, Brandon Ryan Camporese, Zachary Charles Carter, Taylor Kristyn Coles, Anissa Cooper, Matthew Todd* Davis, Whitley Rosa-Leigh Dirks, David William Giffin, Haley Susan Gilkes, Micaiah H Goss, Caitlin Dawn* Gravgaard, Timothy Scott Greene, Emily Caroline Grice, Harley Nicole Hedgecock, Mary Elizabeth Hilts, Jacqueline Alexis* Isler, Amy Lynn Knight, James Richard Lamb, Crystal Alexander Linker, Kortney Ellen Litowski, Sarah Grace Lowery, Jameson Grey Lunceford, Sarah Morgan Maclin, Leah Nicole Maclin, Rita Agnes* Marks, Cody Robert McCaffery, Rachel Lynn McGraw, LeeAnn Claire Minter, Grace Gibson* Morgret, Abigail C Moulden, Michael Scott Nayadley, Morgan Fawn O'Connor, Caitlin Elizabeth* O'Connor, Emily Nicole* Osebreh, Jackson Eden Outlaw, Susan Weathersbee Parker, Michael Jahmal Phillips, Joshua Paul Reynolds, Olivia Caroline Maxey Roberson, Samantha Paige Russo, Elijiah J Ryals, Martin Glen Straing, Desmond O'Bryan* Teetor, Breanna Lacy Walther, Britney Nicole Ward, Wendy Jo Williams, Salisa Brothers Williams, Tyanna Witherspoon, Lauren E Woodard, Rebecka Kaitlyn* Young, Lacresha Shaniece ...

Book Signing with Dr. Fields

December 03, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – December 3, 2015.  Mid-Atlantic Christian University will host a book signing on Tuesday, December 8th in the Harold C. Turner Waterfront Lobby from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Old Testament and Biblical Languages scholar, Professor Lee Fields, has co-authored a book titled Devotions on the Hebrew Bible with Dr. Milton Eng. The book was released in October and will be available for purchase and signing by both authors. Milton Eng (PhD, Drew University) teaches courses in World History and Biblical Studies at William Paterson University and Pillar College. He is also East Coast Project Director for the Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity (ISAAC) and author of The Days of Our Years: A Lexical Semantic Study of the Life Cycle in Biblical Israel (T. & T. Clark, 2013). Lee M. Fields (Ph.D., Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Judaic Studies in the Greco-Roman Period) is Professor of Bible and Chair of the Department of Biblical Studies at Mid-Atlantic Christian University in Elizabeth City, NC.  Dr. Fields has been a professor at Mid-Atlantic since 1997. Dr. Fields is the author of Hebrew for the...

MACU Ranked 21st in 50 Most Affordable Selective Small Colleges for a Psychology Degree 2015

December 03, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – December 3, 2015.  Best Psychology Degrees has recognized Mid-Atlantic Christian University as one of the best and most affordable small colleges in the nation to study psychology. The program at Mid-Atlantic is a 127-credit program that combines a Biblical Studies major with a Counseling and Psychology major leading to BA or BS degrees. Program outcomes include understanding how emotional, spiritual, and mental needs impact relationships and personal growth and developing marketable skills for paraprofessional careers in education, rehabilitation, the justice system, mental health or pastoral counseling. Both tracks involve internship training in counseling settings. Coursework explores marriage and family counseling, human sexuality, spiritual development, cross-cultural communication and human services. Many MACU graduates continue in master’s or doctoral work leading to professional licensure. Colleges included in the ranking met three specific criteria. First, an undergraduate psychology degree offered in an on-campus or online format; Second, must have a student population of less than 3,000 students; and Third, report a 40 percent or lower admissions rate, which identifies the most selective schools. Data used to formulate the ranking list was obtained from the College Navigator website, part of the National Center for Education Statistics. The Best...