September 21, 2012
Elizabeth City, NC – September 14, 2012 - Mid Atlantic Christian University announces the hiring of Paul Pipkin to coach women’s volleyball when the sport is reintroduced in the fall of 2013. Pipkin was the women’s volleyball coach when MACU accumulated five straight conference championships from 2004 to 2008. Dr. Ken Greene, Vice President for Student Services, said this announcement “demonstrates a renewed commitment to increase athletic opportunities for students desiring the opportunity to play while receiving a solid values-based education.” Coach Pipkin is locally connected having graduated from Northeastern and having attended COA. He has worked in Elizabeth City and Camden most of his life. In addition to his knowledge of the game, Coach Pipkin has a deep love for women’s volleyball, and both of his daughters have played competitively for Camden High School. President Clay Perkins said, “We welcome Coach Pipkin’s return. His leadership led our women to many victories before. We look forward to seeing them succeed again as we resume the volleyball program.” MACU will be aggressively recruiting quality players who desire to be a vital part of a faith based university. Vice President Greene said, “We are seeking women excelling in volleyball, desiring...
September 14, 2012
Wood Earns Credentials Elizabeth City, NC – September 12, 2012 - Keith Wood, Vice President for Development at Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) recently earned the status Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leader (CCNL). Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) and Azusa Pacific University (APU) jointly created the new Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leader (CCNL) program to promote “biblical principles and professional standards in Christian ministry leadership.” Wood, who has been MACU’s chief development officer since 2008, said, “I have always valued life-long learning and career development, particularly in my chosen areas of ministry service. The CLA and Azusa Pacific University have developed a world class program of Christian nonprofit leadership development. During the credentialing process, I had the opportunity to learn from such great Christian leaders as John Maxwell, Patrick Lencioni, Ken Blanchard, and many others. I look forward to continuing to implement many of the things I have learned through the CCNL process in the Development office here at Mid-Atlantic.” President Clay Perkins noted, “We congratulate Vice President Wood on this achievement. It is an honor for Mid-Atlantic that our chief development officer has earned this designation. We anticipate benefiting from his studies in this process.” CLA is a...
August 08, 2012
Mid-Atlantic Christian University to Re-launch Women’s Volleyball Elizabeth City, NC - August 6, 2012 - The Athletic Department at Mid Atlantic Christian University announces the re-launch of her Intercollegiate Women’s Volleyball program beginning fall 2013. After winning five straight conference championships in the Shenandoah & Chesapeake Athletic Conference from 2004 to 2008, the MACU Lady Mustangs took a break from competing in women’s volleyball. Now the Lady Mustangs will be back and plan to rebuild to the place of prominence they once enjoyed. Resuming the intercollegiate volleyball program is another bold step in the process of growing the university’s athletic program, which offers men’s and women’s basketball in addition to women’s volleyball. MACU will be aggressively recruiting quality young women who desire to be a vital part of the university. Such women should desire to successfully complete a Mid-Atlantic degree program, will be a person of high character, will seek to excel in the classroom as well as on the court, and also be an integral part of MACU’s “missional mindset” of investing in the local community. President Clay Perkins noted, “We are excited to resume women’s volleyball at Mid-Atlantic. Athletic Director Neal Alligood...
May 17, 2012
Dean's List for Spring 2012 SemesterThe 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 (*). Joshua Scott Bondy*Brittany Aryn BrooksSarah A. CarpenitoChristopher Bradley CherryJacqueline A. Cohoon-Kight*Bryan E. CooperDanika J. Morales Cooper*Olivia CrehanKathryn Lorraine HackettVictoria Leigh HaskinsAmanda L. KightTiffany Jeannette KrissRonald Eugene LawrenceKyle LayfieldBrandon L. LewisMark Alexander Mann, Jr.*Abigail Ruth MinchellaKimberly Laura NaugleJacob R. OkerlundAttah Djogoessah OsebrehCecelia Elizabeth ParsonsCharlene Danielle RiddickRead More
May 17, 2012
After 42 years of service, Joan Sawyer, will be retiring as Mid-Atlantic Christian University's Registrar. Her last day is scheduled to be June 30, 2012. The University will miss Joan's abilities in managing an office that regularly flexuates with the growing demands of higher education. Students and staff alike will miss her warm and friendly leadership in this important office. Yolanda Teske has been hired as the new registrar. Miss Teske comes to MACU by way of Crossroads College, Rochester MN, where she has been the college's bookkeeper since 2003. She is a graduate of Crossroads College (B.S.) and Bethel University (M.A.). MACU extends a warm welcome to Miss Teske as she begins her duties on July 1, 2012.