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Why Martin University is Worth Saving - IndyStar May 20, 2015

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Martin University was featured in two articles in the IndyStar, May 20, 2015  - "To Get Off Accreditation Probation, Martin U Hits Refresh" and "Why Martin University is Saving", written by Stephanie Wang.

Both articles note the need for Martin to be a viable option for those pursuing higher education and its ability to overcome obstacles; seeing its students through academic rigor to opportunity and promise.  Read the articles by clicking on the links below.


"To Get Off Accreditation Probation, Martin U Hits Refresh"

"Why Martin University is Saving"


 

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Jasmound Calloway and Paula Wilburn Receive UNCF Scholarships

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Congratulations to Jasmound Calloway and Paula Wilburn.  Each has received a scholarship from the United Negro College Fund.

The United Negro College Fund provides need-based scholarships to students who attend historically black collges and universities.  It also provides scholarship dollars to minority students attending in-state colleges and universities.  Visit http://www.martin.edu/financial-aid and click on the available scholarship link for information on UNCF and other scholarship resources.



 

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Martin University Drop In Center

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Martin is providing a new service for its students.  On Monday, February 2nd, the University opened the Drop In Center.  The Drop In Center will provide childcare for the children of Martin students while they attend classes on campus.

Located in the Andrew J. Brown Building, the Center will provide a safe, activity field environment for children ages 2 to 6 years old.  Martin University Early Childhood Education majors will serve as staff in the facility, under the direction of Dr. Mattie Solomon, Director of Early Childhood Education.  The service is provided at a minimal cost to Martin students.

Students interested in learning more about this service can contact Dr. Solomon at msolomon@martin.edu.

 

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"All In For Martin!" 2015 Fundraising Campaign

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On Monday, February 2nd, Martin Univeristy kicked off its 2nd "All In For Martin!" fundraising campaign.  This year's campaign is spearheaded by Martin's President, Dr. Eugene White, and Mr. Wayne Schmidt of Schmidt Associates, co-chairs for this year's campaign.  

The campaign will also be supported by the efforts of the Martin University Board of Trustees, community leaders, and Martin faculty, administrators, staff, and students.

The goal of the campaign is to continue to support and grow the dream of Fr. Boniface Hardin, O.S.B. and Sr. Jane Schilling, C.S.F.

Support the dream, grow the dream, make the decision to be "All In For Martin!"

Click here for information on how to Donate.

 

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Inclement Weather

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To keep track of weather-related delays or potential closings, check the local news media outlets for information, the University website, or your Martin University e-mail for information.



 

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USDOE Gives Martin Advanced Status For Title IV Federal Student Aid Program

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Martin University has been awarded the highest rating by the U.S. Department of Education for the handling of the Title IV program (Federal Student Aid).  This rating allows the University to participate in the Federal Student Aid program without any internal oversite.

Click here to view the press release.



 

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2014 Realizing the Dream Recipients

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Congratulations to Martin University's "Realizing the Dream" Recipients. The "Realizing the Dream" Award is given to First Generation College Students that have completed their freshman year of college.  Each chosen student has the opportunity to select a faculty member that has been influential in their efforts to "Realize the Dream".  Winners selected from Martin University are:

Kelvin Turner (Student) Recipient

Professor Nicole Kearney (Faculty)

Congratulations Kelvin and Professor Kearney!

Click here to see the press release.

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Bring a Friend and Win a Scholarship!

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Would you like an opportunity to earn a $400 Book Scholarship?!  Twenty-five students will be awarded a $400 Book Scholarship if they meet the following criteria:
  1. Register for at least 6 credit hours for the spring and summer 2015 semesters and;
  2. Refer a friend who registers for at least 6 credit hours for the spring and summer 2015 semesters.
Scholarships will be awarded during the summer 2015 semester.  Contact Martin University Student Services Retention Coordinator, Dana Muldrow at (317) 917-3249 for more information.
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Martin University Campus Safety Week

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Martin University hosted Campus Safety Week activities, Monday, September 29th through Friday, October 3rd.  Speakers for the week long event ncluded Michelle Corrao, Molly Burns, Officer Kenneth White and Marita Bower.  Students, faculty, and staff received insightful information on drug and alcohol abuse, active shooter events, self defense and more.

Click here for more information about the guest presenters and see photos from the week.



 

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MSD of Warren Township Offers High School Equivalency Courses at Martin

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The Metropolitan School District of Warren Township, Walker Adult Education, is offering classes to individuals looking to complete its high school equivalency program.

Adult learners, 25 years of age an older, can participate in these classes, held in the Andrew J. Brown Building on Martin’s Campus.

For additional information, contact:

Brenda Owen

Director of Adult & Continuing Education

MSD of Warren Township

Walker Career Center

317.532.6150





 

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