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, 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...

2013 Griffin Awards

January 24, 2013

2013 Scholarship Awards:  1. The Griffin $1,000 2. Runner Up $500.00 3. Miss Congeniality $250.00  Each “film” must be original and be themed upon ONE of the following three inspirational references: 1. A day in the life of….(How God has changed me since I came to MACU.)   2.  John 3:16-21     3.  IMPACT.  MACU's goal is to educate students to be thinking and acting Christians.  You'll be challenged to think for yourself, to analyze information and ideas,     andto explore the nature and meaning of the world in the light of God’s word.  You will be mentored by Christian scholars to make an impact on the culture.       TRANSFORM.  Our mission is to facilitate the life change that can take place in one’s college years.  We strive to provide the knowledge, training, skills,               guidance and experience necessary to transform you as you impact  today’s culture.       LEAD.  We believe real leadership is about service.  That's why everything we do at MACU -- in the classroom, dorm, or athletics -- empowers you to serve...

University announces Fall 2012 Dean's List

December 29, 2012

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 (*). Joshua S. Bondy* Sarah A. Carpenito Christopher B. Cherry Bryan E. Cooper Olivia G. Crehan Lauren E. Deveau Amanda L. Kight* Tiffany J. Kriss Crystal A. Lamb Ronald E. Lawrence Kyle Layfield Brandon L. Lewis Abigail R. Minchella Rebecca F. Nelson Matthew L. Proffitt Antonio D. Rook Ashley E. Rose Jacob T. Smith William E. Tanner Sarah J. White*

MACU Announces USCAA Affiliation

December 06, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MACU Announces USCAA Affiliation Elizabeth City, NC, December 6, 2012 – The Athletic Department at Mid-Atlantic Christian University has been accepted into a national affiliation for athletic programs, the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, or USCAA. MACU applied this fall and received provisional status earlier this week. This USCAA membership broadens MACU’s athletic footprint from a regional affiliation to a national affiliation. As a USCAA provisional member, “MACU is immediately eligible for Player of the Week and National All-Academic honors with the USCAA, as well as statistical leaders as displayed on our website,” said the association.  According to President Clay Perkins, “Athletics are important at Mid-Atlantic. This next step is a game changer for Mid-Atlantic and the City of Hospitality. Now student athletes have another viable option for pursuing collegiate-level sports in our city while earning one of our 19 degrees. We are confident in Athletic Director Neal Alligood and the direction he is taking the program.” Other steps forward for MACU and her growing athletic program have been the addition of women’s basketball this year and men’s golf and women’s volleyball for the 2013 season. Membership gives the university a national association and branding...