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Under the leadership of President Ben Hancock, Jr., MU is truly on the Move! He and other representatives of MU will be traveling across the country to meet with alumni and share exciting new developments at the University! Attend an event near you and learn about the new Campus Master Plan and the MU Journey designed to enhance student success. We'll also discuss how you can plug in and Join the Journey through the emerging Monarch Network, which involves Career Assistance, Student Recruitment, Advisory Boards, Senior and Visiting Fellows, Regional Outreach, and other initiatives.
MU on the Move is coming to Atlanta, GA!
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 7 – 9 p.m.
MU alumni visited Frogland Farms
for the Annual Frogland Jam at MU Trustee and Alumni Association Board
member Ed "Tuna" Keil's '70 home in Hampton Roads, Va., June
Recent MU on the Moves!
were held in conjunction with the NCCUMC Annual Conference June 11, 2014,
with Bishop Hope Ward and others addressing a group of 65 MU Trustees,
alumni ministers, alumni and friends about the planned World Ministry
Center at Methodist. Below, l to r: Dr. Ben Hancock, Jr.;
Rev. Dr. Jerry Jackson '75, new president of the MU Alumni Association;
Bishop Hope Ward; Rev. Dr. Mike Safley '72; and Trustee Rev. Dr. Carl
June 13, 2014 Monarch alumni and friends socialized and had
a great time at the Legacy Lakes Tennis and Swim Clubhouse near Pinehurst,
N.C. during the U.S. Open weekend.
Recent MU on the Moves! were held in conjunction with the MU Chorale's Spring Break tour through North Carolina and Tennessee to Nashville. Below is the reception following the Greensboro, NC concert. The Chorale also performed in Charlotte, NC; Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and Nashville, Tenn.
Over 100 PGA Management alumni
networked at at the PGA Show MU on the Move! in Orlando on Thursday, January
The latest MU on the Move! was a dinner held in Atlanta on Monday, December 9.
MU on the Move! stopped in Raleigh, NC November 19 for great food and fellowship!
on the Move! hosted Methodist's Annual Dinner at Annual Conference.
Trustee Emeritus Tom Walden was awarded the President's Medallion during
the afternoon's NCCUMC Annual Conference session, and MU's praise and
worship band Common Ground and gospel choir One Voice performed.
Below, One Voice performing for alumni minister and friends dinner guests
at Parker's Barbecue in Greenville, NC, June 13.
An April event in the MU on the Move! series was hosted by the Charlotte MU Alumni Group and featured a day at the Queen's Cup Steeplechase with an MU tent on the rail at Heartbreak Hill. Carlos McCracken '69 gives a thumbs up below for a great day at the races!
most recent MU on the Move! was held in Richmond, VA at The Boathouse
Restaurant at Rocketts Landing in February. Alums came from as far away
as Charlottesville and Virginia Beach!
on the Move! went to Orlando, FL during the PGA Show at the Convention
Center in January. Over 90 PGM alumni, faculty, and friends gathered
to socialize and hear from President Hancock and others about MU's programs
An MU on the Move! was held in Fayetteville on the MU campus in late November 2012 in conjunction with the Annual All Choirs Concert, with alumnus Richard Butler '88's Southview H.S. choir performing along with the MU Choral groups. Below, Dr. Hancock introduces SGA President Will Patton to say a few words to the alumni, Faculty, and students at the reception.
Alumni Chapter and MU on the Move! went bowling at Ten Park Lanes
owned by Patric Zimmer '89 Oct. 24
MU on the Move!
visited with Durham alumni and friends at the Washington Duke Inn
& Golf Club September 18!
Over 70 MU Alumni and retired and current Faculty and Staff gathered
in the elegant new Reeves Auditorium Lobby for the May 10 MU on the
April 10 we went to the Riverwalk in Wilmington, NC for an MU on the Move!
February 21, 2012,
Atlanta, GA MU on the Move! with special guest Oz Nelson,
Below, Monarchs from the Raleigh area gathered at Sullivan's Steakhouse to network and meet Dr. Hancock and other Faculty and Staff February 9, 2012
Boston, MA Area MU on the Move! Dinner with the President
and Mrs. Hancock, December 8, 2011
Triad, NC Area MU on the Move! Reception and Special
Performance by MU Chorale, Monday, November 14, 2011
Charlotte, NC Area MU on the Move! Reception, co-hosted
with new MU Charlotte Alumni Chapter, October 25, 2011. For more information
on Chapter, e-mail MUCharlotteAlumni@gmail.com.
New York, NY Dinner with President Ben Hancock,
Jr., September 29, 2011
Richmond, VA area MU and Friends Reception at the Country Club
of Virginia, September 20, 2011
Washington, DC area MU Alumni and Friends Reception, July 27, 2011
Myrtle Beach, SC, Dinner with the President, Aug. 31, 2011