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MACU Spring Choir Tour

February 11, 2014

Spring Break Tour for MACU Choir   The MACU Choir starts its Spring Tour on March 2nd during MACU Spring Break week. The Choir will travel to churches and schools in North Carolina presenting a musical program with a message from the book of Ephesians. The music selections are familiar Christian contemporary songs and traditional hymns. Co-directors Sandra Perkins and Lisa Williams compiled the program specifically for this tour.  "We want to share the message from Ephesians in a musical presentation," stated Mrs. Perkins.   Singers include freshmen and upper classmen, and come from various states. Many have experience performing in choirs. Student singers are: Ariana Avila, Elizabeth Bartlett, Kelsea Fallon, Stephanie Green, Taylor Holloman, Tiffany Kriss, Catrina Webster, Emily Whitten and Becka Woodard.   Dr. Ken Greene, Vice President for Student Services, states "Mid-Atlantic Christian University has many students that are gifted in a variety of manners. This traveling choir demonstrates the musical abilities of our students and offers them the opportunity to share their faith through song in our community and supporting churches. The enthusiasm and willingness of our students to use their talents to benefit others is an inspiration to me and will be to you as well...

MACU Graduates Excel in Critical Thinking Skills

January 31, 2014

Mid-Atlantic Christian University students demonstrate themselves to be far beyond peers in the area of critical thinking.  Incoming and graduating students are asked to take a critical thinking exam. The exam is a component of the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) published by the American College Testing (ACT) Program (http://www.act.org/caap/). The university has been gathering results for five years running and is pleased to share the following results.   Graduating Class % of MACU students who achieved a score above the national mean. 2009 37% 2010 57% 2011 68% 2012 79% 2013 92%   Graduating Class National Mean Score MACU Mean Score 2009 62.3 62.2 2010 63...

MLK Day 2014

January 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Mid-Atlantic Christian University Participating in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service   Elizabeth City, NC - January 16, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic Christian University invites students and area youth to serve the Elizabeth City community through various service projects to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   The University will host an evening of worship and challenge through their Sunday Night Live program on Sunday evening, Jan. 19, followed by a MLK Day of service on Monday.  Work projects in the community will focus on restoration and beautification at Central Elementary, Elizabeth City Middle School, Northside Elementary, Weeksville Elementary, and Pasquotank Elementary, and on house restoration for Amen Ministries and Tabernacle of Faith Shelter.   Over 150 youth and college age volunteers are expected to volunteer 810 man hours serving the needs of our community. Volunteers will perform a variety of tasks such as cleaning, landscaping, and painting.   Dr. Ken Greene, Vice President for Student Services recalled King’s statement, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” Greene said, “This question is still a valid question for us as the Christian community as...

Top Secret

January 07, 2014

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is giving consideration to opening a School of Graduate Studies. We would like to invite you to participate in a survey to help us determine which master degree program(s) we should launch. Thanks for your honest feedback.

Maurice New Vice President for Institutional Advancement

January 01, 2014

  Elizabeth City, NC  -Commander John W. Maurice, Jr., USN, has been named Vice President for Institutional Advancement at his alma mater, Mid-Atlantic Christian University. He begins his new post in January 2014.   Maurice is from Roanoke Rapids. After graduating from MACU in 1978, he preached for congregations in North Carolina, Indiana, and New York. He earned a Master of Divinity from Cincinnati Christian University in 1986 and joined the USN Chaplain Corps in 1989.   During his 24-year career he has served as Command Chaplain onboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and for Naval Station Norfolk, the largest Navy base in the world. He has also served on the staff of the Chief of Chaplains as an action officer and as Deputy Director for Pastoral Care in the Navy's second largest major medical facility. He also served an assignment as Assistant Deputy Chaplain of the Marine Corps in Washington, DC.   Chaplain Maurice was then assigned to Naval Station, Norfolk, where he supported the readiness of operating forces of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, which included over 63 homeported ships, 15 aircraft squadrons, 386 tenant commands, and more than 54,000 active duty personnel. Currently he is serving as...