June 25, 2019
Messenger Summer 2019 Vol 71
May 15, 2019
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 (*). Alyssa Shay Anderson* Tara Dawn Bird Khalil Quame Bolden John Anthony Bonk Mallary F. Brogden Cheyenne Brothers Cassandra L. Brown* Noah Emmanuel Bryant Cameron G. Cabe Sandra Carter Anissa N. Coles Jackson Laine Cooper Joy Corbett* Spencer Alexander Davis Darrien C. DeFederico* Lauren Elizabeth Drysdale Lydia Frye Michael Perry Garza Micaiah H. Gilkes Amber Goodyear Allison E. Hackett* Hannah Margurite Hartman Jesse Quinn Hood* Gabrielle Howlett* Ashlyn Neal Josephson Ryan Kelley Jonathan C. Langley II Rebekah Grace Langley Leah Nicole Maclin* Cody Robert Marks Kendall Brooke Martin KaNesha Andrieana Murray Jacqueline Alexis Nichols Joshua Paul Phillips Tammy Lynn Rhea Vicki Furlough Riley Marcus Grant Simmons Sarah Mackenzie Smith Alexander L. Stanley Maddison Gabrielle Turner Joshua Scott Wayne Vickers* Brealle Kay-Ann White* Chelsea D. White Leander Williams Serenah Marie Willison* 2 additional students achieved Dean’s List but requested non-disclosure.
December 19, 2018
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 (*). Alexander, Talethia Jae Anderson, Alyssa Shay Becker, Sarah Bird, Tara Dawn Carter, Sandra Horne Coburn, Ian M. Cooper, Jackson Laine Corbett, Joy* Davis, Spencer Alexander Defederico, Darrien C.* Drysdale, Lauren Elizabeth Frye, Lydia Garza, Michael Perry Gilkes, Micaiah H. Hackett, Allison E.* Hood, Jesse Quinn Howlett, Gabrielle Jarman, Noah R. Josephson, Ashlyn Neal Kelley, Ryan Langley, Rebekah Grace* Maclin, Leah Nicole Martin, Lindsey Parker, Britni Bethany Marie Smith, Sarah Mackenzie Stanley, Alexander L. Turner, Kayla Vickers, Joshua Scott Wayne Warren, Brian White, Brealle Kay-Ann Willison, Serenah Marie Winslow, Emily Paige 12 additional students achieved Dean’s List but they requested non-disclosure
November 27, 2018
MACU is pleased to announce that for Fall 2019 the university intends to offer 3 new academic programs. 1) Major in Biopsychology Biopsychology (also known as biological psychology or behavioral neuroscience) is an interdepartmental major for the study of the biological and physiological foundations of emotional, mental, and behavioral systems. Students will study the links between biology, chemistry, and psychology, especially those involving the central nervous system at the cellular and structural level. Biopsychology students explore the intricacies of brain circuitry, learning how neurons and neurotransmitters contribute to normal and abnormal behavior. With this foundation, students can begin pursuing expertise in a variety of areas – studying the brain from a chemical, cellular, genetic, developmental, behavioral, cognitive, or social behavior perspective. This is an attempt to isolate our “nature” (our biology and genetic make-up) from our “nurture” (our environmental conditioning) so that we can better understand the roles that nature and nurture each play in the formation of our behavioral patterns. Our faith-based biopsychology degree program is designed to engage the area of neuroscience with a Christian critique, discernment and dialogue, thereby advancing MACU’s mission of training students to be used by God to engage and transform modern...
November 13, 2018
This week (November 13-17) MACU professors Dr. Lee M. Fields and Dr. Robert W. Smith are making presentations at three different academic conferences being held in Denver, CO. At The Evangelical Theological Society’s Annual Meeting, Dr. Fields, professor of Bible, is presenting two papers. The first presentation is Wednesday on “Fourth-Semester Hebrew: A Communicative Approach.” The second paper he is presenting is on Thursday, titled, “Progress and Regress: Jewish-Christian Dialogue in Antiquity.” Dr. Smith, professor of history and Bible, is at the Near East Archaeological Society Annual Meeting and presenting a paper on Thursday titled, Muslim and Christian Veneration at the Pilgrimage Complex of Abila in Late Antiquity.” Dr. Smith is also presenting a paper at the American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, titled, “Sense and Sensibility in the Quwayiba Pilgrimage Complex.”