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MHU to Host Business Before Hours at Asheville Center

Mars Hill University will host the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce’s June “Business Before Hours.” The event will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m., at MHU’s Asheville Center for Adult and Graduate Studies at 303 Airport Road in Arden. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the Asheville Center... [READ MORE]


Nine New Members Inducted Into MHU Honor Society for Adult Students

Mu Kappa Lambda, the Mars Hill University honor society for nontraditional and adult students, inducted nine new student members during a ceremony on Friday, May 11, 2018. New members are: Jennifer Brooks of Weaverville, North Carolina Na Jimah Jones of Candler, North Carolina Kelly Maybin of Flat Rock, North Carolina Zachery Plemmons of Weaverville, North... [READ MORE]


Mars Hill University Graduates First Master of Management Grads in President Lunsford’s Final Commencement

Spring commencement 2018 at Mars Hill University was a day of endings and beginnings. It was President Dan Lunsford’s last commencement as the university’s president. It was the day of the first graduates from the master of management program and the pre-licensure bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) program. As Lunsford led the ceremony on... [READ MORE]


MHU’s First Class of Pre-Licensure Nursing Students Graduates

The largest class of nursing students yet to graduate from Mars Hill University did so on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Of the 27 nursing graduates, 16 of them are the university’s first pre-licensure bachelor of science (B.S.N.) in nursing graduates, completing their undergraduate degrees through the Judge-McRae School of Nursing. The other eleven spring 2018... [READ MORE]


Mars Hill University Honors Retirees

During its annual Faculty-Staff Recognition and Appreciation Luncheon on May 10, 2018, Mars Hill University recognized 14 employees who are retiring in or at the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year. They are: Tess Burkett, professor of business administration, 10 years of service at MHU Iva Coates, assistant to the vice president of academic affairs,... [READ MORE]


David Costner Receives Baptist Heritage Award from Mars Hill University

Mars Hill University presented its 2018 Baptist Heritage Award to David Costner of Leicester, North Carolina. Each year at the Baptist Heritage Awards Banquet, North Carolina Baptist entities honor people who have contributed to the individual organizations in unique ways. This year’s banquet was held April 10 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in... [READ MORE]


Graduating Seniors Recognized During Senior Convocation

Mars Hill University acknowledged the achievements of its graduating seniors during Senior Convocation on May 1, 2018. The university holds Senior Convocation near the end of each semester to recognize graduating students for academic honors. The invocation was given by Adrianna Enoch of Kernersville, North Carolina. Student speakers were Brandon Rice of Asheville, North Carolina,... [READ MORE]


More Than 50 New Mars Hill University Students Get a Sneak Preview of College Life

Mars Hill University welcomed 57 new students on Saturday, April 28, 2018, for the first of four First Year Pre-Orientation days of the year. First Year Pre-Orientation, or FYPO, gives incoming students a chance to get a head-start on their college experience by introducing them to the campus community before the start of their first... [READ MORE]


Retired Professor Donates Painting

Mars Hill University nursing students will have a brighter break room in which to relax between classes, thanks to a donation from a retired Mars Hill professor. John Hough, who taught in the education program from 1962-1984, and again from 1994 until his retirement in 1998, donated a painting made by his late wife, Beverly.... [READ MORE]


Whitehead Foundation Leaders Visit Mars Hill University

Representatives from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation of Atlanta, Georgia, visited Mars Hill University last week, talking with leadership of the institution and meeting some of the women the foundation’s grants have helped. This year there are 45 Whitehead Scholars at Mars Hill, thanks to the $160,000 the foundation awards the university each year. Mars... [READ MORE]


MHU Presents Awards for Community Engagement

Mars Hill University handed out awards to four members of the campus and local community, acknowledging the important work they do to make the community a better place. The presentation came during the university’s annual Convocation and Celebration of Community Engagement, held Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Broyhill Chapel. Andrea Garber received the G. McLeod... [READ MORE]


Mars Hill University Model UN Team Brings Back Honors

Several members of the Mars Hill University delegation were recognized for their performance at the Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) collegiate conference in Charlotte last week. In all, more than 600 students representing more than 60 colleges and universities participated in the three-day SRMUN, held April 12-14 at the Omni Hotel. Fifteen Mars Hill... [READ MORE]