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MHU Student Afraid for Turkish Friends and Family


Selin Talay (pronounced like “Celine”), a rising junior at Mars Hill University, has plane tickets to go see her parents at Christmas time. And already, she is afraid. A native of Ankara, Turkey, Selin will be flying in to Istanbul Airport, the site of the recent bombing, claimed by Islamic State militants, which took the lives of 42 people and wounded 239 others. The attack was the (more)

Accreditation Review for Nursing Programs at MHU


The Judge-McRae School of Nursing at Mars Hill University will host a team from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) fromSeptember 19 to 21, 2016, when CCNE conducts its on-site evaluation of the baccalaureate degree nursing program (RN-to-BSN and Pre-licensure BSN). Mars Hill University invites its major constituents – students, alumni, faculty, (more)

Professor Receives Choice Award for Book


Dr. David Gilbert, visiting assistant professor of history at Mars Hill University, has received a Choice Award for his book, The Product of Our Souls: Ragtime, Race, and the Birth of the Manhattan Musical Marketplace (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).
Choice awards are presented annually by Choice magazine, a publication of the American Library Association. The (more)

Caldwell Receives I. Ruth Martin Award


Brent Caldwell, a resident of Marshall, has received the I. Ruth Martin Award for Christian Service from Mars Hill University.  The award was established by I. Ruth Martin, MHC class of 1938, to be given to a Christian individual who has served faithfully without any spotlight recognition. Caldwell, a member of the MHU class of 1995 and an educator with Madison County Schools, is the (more)