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MACU names 2013 Teacher of the Year

April 12, 2013

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that Dr. Barbara Williams, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, has been chosen by her peers to be MACU's 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year. Dr. Williams was particularly praised for the work she has done in establishing the elementary education program as a teacher licensure program. This program will witness its first graduates at May commencement service. Dr. Williams will be acknowledged with this award on Tuesday, April 23rd at 5:00 p.m. here on the MACU campus when the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce honors teacher of the year designees from across the area.  The public is welcome to attend this recognition service in the Albert Blanton III Campus Life Center here at MACU.  

World-renowned Leaders to Speak at MACU

March 23, 2013

Elizabeth City, NC – Community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience ofworld-renowned leaders by attending Chick-fil-A® Leadercast® at Mid-Atlantic Christian Universityin Elizabeth City on May 10, 2013.Chick-fil-A® Leadercast® is a one-day leader development event broadcast LIVE from Atlanta, Ga.to hundreds of sites throughout the nation, including Elizabeth City. Speakers for this year’s eventinclude: Jack Welch, Former Chairman and CEO of General Electrico Andy Stanley, Best-selling leadership author and communicator Mike Krzyzewski, Head men’s basketball coach, Duke University and Team USA John Maxwell, Best-selling author and leadership expert Dr. Henry Cloud, Best-selling author and leadership consultanto LCDR Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL and star of the 2012 movie Act of Valor Sanya Richards-Ross, 2012 London Olympic gold medalist, track & field David Allen, Best-selling author of Getting Things Done and productivity expert Condolezza Rice, Secretary of State (2005-2009) , via exclusive Simply Lead video interview Last year, over 100,000 leaders from 14 countries attended Chick-fil-A ® Leadercast®. In its 14thyear, this full day, experiential conference is predicted to reach its largest audience to date. “It is one of the single most consolidated sources of leadership that I know of,” said Dr. ClayPerkins,...

Ken Gunselman joins faculty as Associate Librarian and Library Director

March 19, 2013

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that Ken Gunselman will be joining the faculty at Mid-Atlantic Christian University in April of this year. Mr. Gunselman will serve as Associate Librarian and Director of the Library. Mr. Gunselman was born in North Carolina but raised in the Philippines by missionary parents. He is a graduate of Oral Robert University where he received a BA in Communication Arts, Indiana University (MS in Education), and the University of North Texas (M.S. in Library Science).  Mr. Gunselman brings to the position thirty-three years of experience working in libraries, with over twenty-five of those years being in positions with institutions of higher education (e.g., Faulkner University, Abilene Christian University, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, and most recently York College in Nebraska). Besides his professional service, Mr. Gunselman has served in various capacities in the local church including as a deacon in two Church of Christ (non-instrumental) churches. He and his wife, Cindi, plan to move to Elizabeth City in April. Mid-Atlantic Christian University is a school dedicated to impacting the world by transforming ordinary people into extraordinary leaders. The school offers Associate of Arts,...

Eyeglasses for Thailand

January 30, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mid-Atlantic Christian University Collecting Eyeglasses for Thailand Elizabeth City, NC – January 25, 2013 – Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) President Clay Perkins and Gene Langley, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, will travel to Thailand early next month. They hope to take many pairs of donated eyeglasses with them. Perkins and Langley will be visiting Ezekiel Fish, a 1990 graduate of MACU, and the mission work he founded and directs, Good News Mission. They will also be visiting the training center affiliated with the mission, Asia Christian Leadership Training Center, one of Mid-Atlantic’s two “sister schools.” The other sister school is Central India Biblical Academy, affiliated with Central India Christian Mission. Fish requested the gift of eyeglasses for the people he serves who desperately need them but cannot afford to buy them. Donated eyeglasses may be dropped off at MACU in the business office in Wilkinson Hall at 711 N. Poindexter St. no later than Jan. 31. Questions or comments may be directed to the Office of the President. 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...

Mid-Atlantic Society Gala

January 30, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mid-Atlantic Society Gala Elizabeth City, NC – Mid-Atlantic Christian University will host its third Mid-Atlantic Society Gala. The Gala will be Wednesday evening, March 13th, during our annual Homecoming event. We have a very special evening planned. The dinner will begin at 6:30pm. The MACU students will share some inspirational music with us. Our special guest for the evening will be Fred Thompson of Thompson Hospitality. Fred is the Chief Administrative Officer of the #1 largest minority-owned Food Service providers, and one of the largest Retail Food and Facilities Management companies in the country. The family-run organization is built on values that carry over to more than twenty years of client, customer and community relationships. Every one of them has the same goal: to provide the ultimate client experience. Tickets for the gala are $30 per person. If you would like to purchase a ticket please call or email Lisa Williams at 252.334.2008 or lisa.williams@macuniversity.edu, or stop by the Development Office on our campus to purchase.   Mid-Atlantic Christian University, a private, faith based, four year college is committed to equality of educational opportunity...