posted Nov 08, 2012 02:56 PM in CAMPUS EVENTS
On Nov. 7, the 7th annual MC2: McPherson College Math Competition invited 265 high school students from 18 area schools put their math skills to the test.
posted Nov 02, 2012 10:05 AM in ACADEMICS
Watch a group of students play with a "parachute," enjoy a variation on the game Telephone, or try to spot the liars in a round of "To Tell the Truth," and one would hardly guess they were learning.
But that was exactly the purpose of the fourth annual "Behavior Mania" event at McPherson College on Thursday, Nov. 1 – to help high school students learn about the behavioral sciences of psychology, sociology and criminal science… and to have a blast doing it.
posted Oct 31, 2012 11:33 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
Bill Grove, Dr. Paul Hoffman, Doug Lengel, Pearl Miller and Dr. Shay Maclin will join together in a panel discussion affirming the past, celebrating the present and anticipating the future of McPherson College on its 125th anniversary. Dr. Bruce Clary will act as moderator of the panel.
posted Oct 30, 2012 10:23 AM in ALUMNI
The annual Young Alumni Award honors accomplished McPherson College alumni who graduated approximately within the last 30 years. This year's recipients are Mark Baus, '82, of Alexander, Kan.; Jonathan Klinger, '02, of Traverse City, Mich.; and Tracy Stoddart Primozich, '97, of Dayton, Ohio. They were honored with a special ceremony on Oct. 19.
posted Oct 30, 2012 10:13 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
On Oct. 20, about 200 people honored Paul during Homecoming weekend by putting their feet to the pedals themselves to surpass Paul's goal of cycling 2,000 miles this year. The event in his honor was called "Pedals for Paul" and involved people from the campus, the McPherson community and many others who care about Paul.
posted Oct 22, 2012 09:14 AM in ACADEMICS
The National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) has awarded scholarships to two McPherson College students for demonstrating outstanding leadership.
posted Oct 15, 2012 11:43 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
Students in theatre are often taught that stage lighting is most effective when the audience forgets about it completely. But "Black Comedy" – being performed at McPherson College Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27 – proves a significant exception.
posted Oct 11, 2012 04:38 PM in CAMPUS EVENTS
This year marks 125 years since the founding of McPherson College, and the college is celebrating the milestone in a big way with a Homecoming weekend full of new events and activities.
posted Oct 10, 2012 01:59 PM in ACADEMICS
McPherson College automotive restoration will be the featured subject this month of a full episode of "Chasing Classic Cars" – a nationally distributed program on the Velocity Channel by Discovery.
posted Sep 24, 2012 02:59 PM in
Respected. Ready and willing. Talented. Passionate. Ready with a smile. Extraordinary. Loving. Loved. As the McPherson College family learned Sunday of the tragic death of Paul Ziegler, a sophomore from Elizabethtown, Pa., these are just a few of the words that students, faculty, staff and members of the community used to describe him.
posted Sep 21, 2012 03:53 PM in ACADEMICS
McPherson College has an exciting new statistic among its annual enrollment numbers – graduate students.
posted Sep 18, 2012 04:15 PM in ACADEMICS
The student branch of the National Education Association has honored a McPherson College student with the Jeffrey "J.D." Miler Outstanding Underclassman Award.
posted Sep 04, 2012 04:39 PM in CAMPUS EVENTS
"Dark of the Moon" by Howard Richardson and William Berney will show Sept. 13-15 and tells the story of a boy from the realm of the supernatural named John who makes a deal to become human if he can convince his love, Barbara Allen, to marry and be faithful to him for a year.
posted Aug 24, 2012 09:50 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
The blend of realism and abstraction in Michaela Groeblacher's ceramic busts has garnered her national attention and awards – among them the National All Media Craft Show in Wichita; first place in the "Real People" national show in Woodstock, Ill..; and a Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association "Master's exhibition" in Topeka.
posted Aug 16, 2012 01:18 PM in CAMPUS EVENTS
McPherson College theatre’s 2012-2013 season boasts two Kansas premieres of modern plays, one of the most popular and controversial Broadway musicals, and lineup of innovative edgy productions.