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MACU Names New Volleyball Coach

August 16, 2018

Elizabeth City – Mid-Atlantic Christian is happy to announce that Steve Halsted will be their new volleyball coach for the 2018 season. He makes the move from his previous position at ESCU where he was the coach for the 2016 and 2017 fall seasons. Halsted has also spent 25 years in club volleyball in the Hampton Roads area. Coach Halsted commented, “I am excited about the new opportunity. I look forward to meeting the players in August. I hope that we can come together quickly, have fun learning the game and have a season we can all be proud of.” Athletics Director, Andy Meneely states, “Coach Halsted brings the necessary amount of experience and technical expertise to really help our program take the next step. He understands what we stand in being a Christian college. I am looking forward to seeing the strides we can make as we try to grow the volleyball program and the athletics program as a whole.” Coach Halsted holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Cal State Polytechnic University - Pamona and resides in Norfolk, VA. The MACU Lady Mustangs will open their season at Pitt Community College on August 23rd.

MACU contributes to understanding the ancient world

August 06, 2018

This summer Drs.Bob Smith and Kevin Larsen each spent time in the Middle East doing archaeological work. Dr. Bob Smith worked as the Assistant Director and Area E Supervisor in the Abila Archaeological Excavations at Quwayliba, Jordan during June and July. There, he worked with ten student volunteers from various institutions, and fifteen local workers, to uncover more of the Area E Pilgrimage Complex with a view to better understand how it functioned, and to discern the venerated person or memory of a biblical event around which the site developed. This complex provided pilgrims with a rich sensory experience as a stream of water from the city aqueduct ran through it. Dr. Smith hopes to find a mosaic inscription in the central room of the ritual structure north of the five-aisled church that will answer questions. In 2018, the team made great progress, as they were able to remove ashlars that had fallen in the AD 749 earthquake, down through a lower reinforced southern doorway that had been collapsing, instead of having to lift them ten feet over the preserved walls. The team reached the floor...

MACU Announces Spring 2018 Dean's List

May 22, 2018

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 (*).   Alyssa Shay Anderson Taylor Hudson Berger Evan Chesson Berk Tara Dawn Bird John Anthony Bonk Cheyenne Brothers Brandon Ryan Cabacar Christopher Neil Cephus Jackson Laine Cooper Matthew Todd Cooper* Joy Corbett* Whitley Davis Craft Darrien C. DeFederico* James Lawrence Ellis Micaiah H. Gilkes Amber Goodyear Timothy Scott Gravgaard Allison E. Hackett* Gabrielle Howlett* Ryan Kelley Thomas Kilian III* William Stanton Lane Sarah Grace Litowski* Leah Nicole Maclin Kendall Brooke Martin Grace Gibson Minter* Abigail C. Morgret* KaNesha Andrieana Murray Ashlyn Raye Neal Jacqueline Alexis Nichols* Caitlin Elizabeth O’Connor Joshua Paul Phillips Joseph P. Ragland Leah Rene’ Rudd* Sarah Mackenzie Smith Alexander L Stanley Joseph Grayson Tejeda Jaelin Jerome Thomas Brealle Kay-Ann White Chelsea D. White Serenah Marie Willison*   2 additional students achieved Dean’s List but requested non-disclosure.  

Biology Graduates at MACU have new pathway to Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

April 27, 2018

College of Pharmacy at Larkin University creates direct pathway for enrollment of MACU Biology graduates     Mid-Atlantic Christian University is excited to announce the signing of an agreement on April 26, 2018 that gives graduates of the B.S. Biology program at MACU a direct pathway for being accepted into the Doctor of Pharmacy program at Larkin University.    Under the agreement, selected students who have successfully met the specific course requirements and fulfilled the admissions requirements will be able to enroll in the Doctor of Pharmacy program at Larkin.  Larkin University is a private non-profit university in Miami, FL. The College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program was granted Candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) on June 24, 2017. The ACPE accredits Doctor of Pharmacy programs offered by Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy in the United States and selected non-US sites. As a candidate for accreditation, graduates of a program so designed would, in the opinion of ACPE, have the same rights and privileges of those graduates from a fully accredited program. The Candidate status denotes a developmental program that is expected to mature in accord with stated plans within a defined time period. It...

MACU Hires a new Library Director

April 24, 2018

Beth L. Strecker to join the staff at Mid-Atlantic Christian University   Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that Beth Strecker will be joining the staff at Mid-Atlantic Christian University at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. Dr. Strecker will serve full-time as the Library Director.  Raised in North Carolina and a long-time resident of eastern NC, Dr. Strecker brings an impressive background of experiences for directing the library services at MACU. She has earned degrees from UNC Wilmington in Middle Grades Education and advanced degrees from East Carolina University in Library Science and Educational Leadership. Dr. Strecker will also contribute to the university’s teacher education program by assisting teacher education candidates to gain proficiency in instructional technology. Her work experience has included being the technology director for Elizabeth City Pasquotank Public Schools, school media specialist in Camden and Currituck County Schools, and middle school teacher in the subjects of math and science in four school systems in NC. Most recently, she has served as an assistant professor at East Carolina University in the department of library science.  Dr. Strecker is active in a local church...