September 2015

“The Poetry Project” Takes the Stage at Methodist University

The Methodist University Department of Theatre will present “The Poetry Project,” the latest installment of the department’s “Works in Progress” project in Huff Concert Hall on the campus of Methodist University, Oct. 1-3 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Methodist University Announces Communications Department Changes, Faculty

The Department of Communications at Methodist University has been replaced with two new academic departments, with several new majors and faculty changes. In the School of Public Affairs, there are now the Applied Communication Department and the Mass Communications Department. Dr. Willis “Bill” Watt, who has been with Methodist since 2000, chairs the Applied Communication Department, and new hire Dr. Kevin Swift chairs the Mass Communications Department.

MU at Night & Extended Learning Announce Changes

The Office of Methodist University at Night and Extended Learning announces several changes in staffing and hours. The office, which includes MU at Night, the Fort Bragg Office, and MU Online, provides educational opportunities for non-traditional students such as working adults, those with major family responsibilities and military personnel. Classes are designed for exploring new careers, upgrading professional skills or providing individual enrichment.

"Land of Dreams" Exhibit to Open at Methodist University

The “Land of Dreams” photography exhibit will open Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Union-Zukowski Lobby and Gallery in the Reeves Fine Arts Building, and will run through Saturday, Oct. 24. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, is a prelude to the 25th Southern Writers Symposium, which will be held on Oct. 23 and 24 at Methodist University. The photography exhibit will also be part of a creative writing contest open to MU students.

"Arias and Artifacts" Celebrates Lafayette's Birthday at Methodist University

This year’s Lafayette birthday celebrations in Fayetteville will include “Arias and Artifacts” at Methodist University. The event begins with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, followed by a 6:30 p.m. program highlighting recent additions to the Lafayette Collection at Davis Memorial Library. Members of the MU Chorale will also share memories of their recent visit to St. Avold, France, Fayetteville’s sister city. Afterward, there will be a 7:30 p.m. concert of French music in Hensdale Chapel, presented by vocalist Gail Morfesis and friends.

Methodist University to Host Showing of “The Man Who Saved the World”

Methodist University will be a select world site for the premiere of the film, “The Man Who Saved the World,” on September 24, 2015, as part of the film’s International Screening Week.

The film will begin at 7 p.m. in Huff Concert Hall on the campus of Methodist University. Following the film, Dr. Ben Hancock and Center for Global Education director Dr. Cristina Francescon will facilitate a panel discussion with faculty and other subject matter experts. Admission is free and open to the public.

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