Mars Hill Alumni
Mars Hill Alumni

The Importance Giving

As an independent university, Mars Hill depends heavily upon the support of alumni and friends in order to upgrade facilities, enhance educational programs, maintain a faculty of the highest caliber, and still educate students at costs they can afford.

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Alumni Events & News

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Be one of the first to have a MHU specialty license plate
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Homecoming 2022
October 15 — October 15
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Mars Hill University Students and Professor Inducted Into Honor Society
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Mars Hill University Honors 57 Graduates
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Mars Hill University Honors Four for Community Engagement Work
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Mars Hill University Alumna Named North Carolina Choral Teacher of the Year
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Mars Hill Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Class
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Longtime MHU Employee Awarded Honorary Alumnus Status
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Mars Hill Senior Volleyball Player Named SAC International Woman of the Year
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Mars Hill University Holds Spring Commencement
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Mars Hill University To Hold Commencement on Saturday
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Mountain Mover - Stanley Wheless
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Alumni of the Year

The university also recognized Stuart Jolley of Mars Hill as Alumnus of the Year. Jolley is in his 40th year as the public address announcer for Mars Hill athletics. He began announcing women’s basketball and volleyball games in 1982 and added football and men’s basketball before he graduated. Jolley earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Mars Hill in 1986 and a master’s degree in education from Western Carolina University in 1988. He spent his working career as a teacher and administrator in Yancey County Schools, and twice was named Teacher of the Year for Mountain Heritage High School. He is an elected member of the Town of Mars Hill’s board of aldermen. Jolley is president of Mars Hill University’s Lions Athletic Club, which has raised more than a half-million dollars in its first two years. He was elected to the university’s athletics Hall of Fame in 2012.

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Mars Hill

The Magazine of Mars Hill University is the latest iteration of MHU’s publication for alumni and friends of the institution. It builds on the legacy set forth by the Mars Hill Quarterly, Emphasis, and From These Stones, with a focus on informing those with direct connections to Mars Hill, as well as the general public, about the exciting things happening on campus and with our alumni around the world.

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Digital Yearbooks

Now you can look back through past editions of the Laurel, Mars Hill University’s yearbook, online. Thanks to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, the 1917 Laurel and all editions from 1927 to 2016 are available to browse online.

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Digital copies of the Hilltop are also available through the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.

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