Cumberland Community Foundation Awards Grant for Shelton Leadership Challenge

Methodist University has been awarded a $2,030 grant from the Brownie Dickson Schaefer Memorial Fund for Youth of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. in support of the Shelton Leadership Challenge. The grant will go to help with tuition for the camp for at least three 2019 Shelton Leadership Challenge participants and to support an intensive leadership development field trip during the camp. This year’s camp is scheduled July 14-19.

Champion Awarded Faculty Emeritus Status

Methodist University’s Board of Trustees recently awarded Darl H. Champion Sr. Faculty Emeritus status. Champion, who helped establish the University’s Criminal Justice Program and Masters of Justice Administration, retired in December 2018 as a tenured professor within the School of Public Affairs.

Hogge Awarded Emeritus Status as He Moves Into New Role

With a paper roadmap folded on the dashboard of a rental car, Jerry Hogge logged hundreds of miles in a three-week span up and down the East Coast to spread the word about Methodist University’s emergent professional golf management program.

 That was in 1988, more than 30 summers ago.

Light Messages Publishing Releases Novel by MU Professor Robin Greene

Light Messages Publishing recently released “The Shelf Life of Fire,” a novel by Methodist University English and writing professor Robin Greene. The novel, the first in a planned trilogy, explores gender identity, female sexuality, and the courage required to examine one’s life. The novel takes place in present-day North Carolina but looks back to the turbulent 60s and early 70s of New York City.


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