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Ansley Ricker Named SAC President's Award Winner

Corey Brown from Queens and Mars Hill's Ansley Ricker have earned the 2015-16 South Atlantic Conference Presidents Award, the League announced today.  The Presidents Award is the highest individual honor presented annually by the South Atlantic Conference.
The SAC Presidents Award is voted on by the league's Faculty Athletic Representatives and to be eligible, (more)

Madison County Fiddler Roger Howell at MHU June 25

The Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at Mars Hill University is pleased to announce that tickets are on sale now at for a special evening with Madison County master fiddler, Roger Howell, at the Altamont Theatre in downtown Asheville, June 25, 7 pm. The evening will combine a screening of the documentary, “A Mighty Fine Memory: Stories and Tunes from the Fiddler of (more)

Megan Currie receives Michael Emory Award from Mars Hill University

Megan Currie, a senior religion major from Monroe, NC, has received the Michael Emory Award for Outstanding Christian Servant Leadership from Mars Hill University. The award was presented at the Community Service Convocation on campus April 12. The Michael Emory Award is presented annually to an individual who demonstrates Christ-like compassion, loyalty and service to the economically, (more)

MHU History Class Hosts Reception for Veterans

History Instructor Patrick Cash and students in his public history course hosted a reception April 25 in Bentley Fellowship Hall in honor of all Madison County veterans, and especially those who took part in a recent public history project to record veterans' memories. The students have conducted numerous interviews during the spring 2016 semester. (more)

Mars Hill University Springs Deans List

The following Mars Hill University students were named on the Honor Roll of the Academic Dean at the end of the Spring 2016 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 on a minimum of 12 semester hours, and carry no grade below a C.
Students who made the Dean’s List are below in alphabetical order, by hometown.  There is also a (more)

Mars Hill University Recognizes Marshals

Sixteen students have been recognized as university marshals for the 2016-17 academic year at Mars Hill University.  The marshals at Mars Hill are comprised of the eight students with the highest grade point averages from each of the rising junior and senior classes.   Each marshal must have completed at least three semesters at Mars Hill University. (more)

Mars Hill University Graduates 194

Dr. Kathy Meacham, a professor known for breaking into song during class, did it again during her commencement speech on Saturday morning, sharing an old Appalachian spiritual with members of the graduating class of 2016. (more)

NC Public Safety Commissioner David Guice Visits MHU

W. David Guice (MHU '79), Commissioner of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, spoke to a senior seminar class on Race/Ethnicity and Crime on April 12 at Mars Hill University. In addition to students from Mars Hill University, the audience included representatives from community partners and criminals justice (more)

Weizenblatt Gallery Senior Exhibition

Weizenblatt Gallery at Mars Hill University will feature the work of senior student artists Jessica Woodburn and Heather Styles, from now through the end of the spring 2016 semester.  Jessica Woodburn, a native of Louisburg, NC, is a senior studio art major with a concentration in (more)

Mars Hill University Spring Dean's List (Details)