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Martin University Receives Approval for New Mission & Vision Statements

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The Martin University Board of Trustees voted to approve the new Martin University mission statement at the May 8, 2015 Board of Trustees’ Meeting.  The Higher Learning Commission was notified of the Boards’ decision and the University’s request to revise the mission statement was received and accepted by HLC.

Changes to mission statement, vision statement and University values were included in the development of the 2015-2018 Strategic Plan.  Each represents the consensus of participants in the Strategic Planning process which began in December 2014.

Mission Statement

Martin University’s Mission is to provide excellence in educating and developing traditional and non-traditional students in an inclusive, supportive and healthy collegiate environment.

Vision

Martin University’s Vision is to be a Haven of Hope, a Community of Support, and a Premier Leader among Institutions of Higher Education.

Martin University Values

In order to establish and maintain a University Culture that will produce educated, responsible, and accountable student graduates, the University will incorporate the following values in all actions, programs and endeavors:

  • Professionalism (In all personal interactions, products produced, and University activities)
  • Communication (Clear, appropriate, thoughtful and intelligent)
  • Support and Respect for All (People, Relationships, Citizenship, Families and Social Justice).

 




 

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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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