Dr. Eric Mansfield to Speak at Spring Convocation

Methodist University will hold its annual 2017 Spring Convocation at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in Huff Concert Hall in Reeves Fine Arts Building. This year’s event will feature Dr. Eric Mansfield, who will speak on “Challenges That African Americans Face in Education, Health, and Profession.” Traditionally, the spring convocation event is a celebration of Black History Month. The event is free and open to the public.

Historian Gerhard Weinberg to Speak at Union-Zukowski Lecture Series

Methodist University will host internationally recognized military and diplomatic historian Gerhard Weinberg for its inaugural Union-Zukowski Lecture.

The Union-Zukowski Lecture Series is supported by the Union-Zukowski Jewish Studies Endowment. Weinberg’s lecture is titled “Adolf Hitler and the United States: Views, Plans, and Policies, and the Jewish Question in All Three,” and will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 in the Physician Assistant Auditorium on the campus of Methodist University. The event is free and open to the public.

Methodist University Chorale Selling Singing Valentines

The Methodist University Chorale will spend Valentine’s Day serenading sweethearts in the greater Fayetteville area with Singing Valentines.

The Chorale is selling Singing Valentines until noon on Feb. 13. Proceeds from the Singing Valentines will go to benefit the MU Chorale’s concert tour to Carnegie Hall.

Most packages include a Valentine serenade, a red rose and a personalized Valentine’s Day card.

Three packages are available:

Miss Methodist Pageant Takes the Stage Feb. 3

The eleventh annual Miss Methodist Pageant will be held Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Huff Concert Hall at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public, and admission costs are $5 for adults or $3 for children under 12. Admission is free to Methodist University students, faculty, and staff.

“The pageant is planned, directed and produced by students in the Student Activities Committee,” said Doris Munoz, associate dean of students and director of student involvement. “This year, we have a diverse group of 14 amazing women participating."

Friends of Music Presents Didg Revolution

The Methodist University Friends of Music is bringing the Outback to Fayetteville with Didg Revolution, an aboriginal music and culture group.

The group will perform as a part of the Friends of Music Guest Artist Series on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Hensdale Chapel. All of the Friends of Music Guest Artist Series concerts are free and open to the public.

PA Program Announces 100% Pass Rate for Graduating Class

In December, 37 Methodist University Physician Assistant (PA) Program graduates took the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE), resulting in a 100 percent pass rate for the graduating class.

“The PA program faculty and staff are proud of the hard work and dedication that the Class of 2016 has shown in their studies,” said PA Program Director Christina Beard, PA-C, MPAS. “These graduates will be excellent medical providers and representatives of the PA profession.”

David McCune International Art Gallery Announces Upcoming Exhibit

The David McCune International Art Gallery at Methodist University will host a photography exhibit, “Impressionism to Modernism: Masterworks of Early Photography,” from Feb. 9 through April 8. There will be an opening reception for the show on Feb. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.


Opening Convocation

President Stanley T. Wearden will present his State of the University address.  New faculty will be introduced and several athletic awards, including...

Foreign Film Series presents “L’Amica Geniale (My Brilliant Friend)”

A woman recounts the lifelong friendship and conflicts with a girl she met at primary school in Naples during the early 1950s.

Director: Elena...

Friends of Music presents Arta Prekadini, Violinist

Presented by Friends of Music