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2013

January

Canvas Allows Changes in Marian’s Adult Programs - 1/17/2013

Canvas, Marian University’s learning management system, is now used in all Marian’s Adult Programs classroom-based courses.

New Online Classes to be Offered - 1/17/2013

If you have ever thought about taking an online class, we’ve got great news for you! Starting in the summer 2013 semester, Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP) will be offering more online classes.

75th Anniversary Raises $8.5 Million - 1/17/2013

On Friday, October 19, 2012, nearly 2,000 members of the community filled the Grand Ballroom of the JW Marriott to commemorate the history and celebrate the future of Marian University.

December 2012 Graduates - 1/17/2013

Congratulations go out to the December 2012 graduates of Marian’s Adult Programs.

Graduates, Stay Connected to Marian University - 1/17/2013

Graduates, we want you to keep in touch with your university after graduation day! You can stay connected through the alumni association at Marian University.

Facebook - 1/17/2013

Are you on Facebook? We are too!

2012

September

August 2012 Graduates - 9/24/2012

Congratulations to our August 2012 graduates on a job well done!

MAP Student Spotlight - 9/24/2012

Darren Peoples, received his associate of business administration degree in 2011 and will complete his bachelor of business administration degree with a concentration in human resources management in December.

A New Class for Marian’s Adult Programs - 9/24/2012

A new school year brings a new class for Marian’s Adult Programs—SOC377: Global Health Issues and Interventions.

Beth Mulbarger – Featured Faculty - 9/24/2012

Beth Mulbarger started teaching accounting for Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP) in the spring of 2008.

Trista Hart Welcomes New Baby - 9/24/2012

Trista Hart, advisor for Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP), and her husband, Shane, have welcomed their first child.

Marian University is Tobacco-free - 9/24/2012

Marian University is a tobacco-free campus.

75TH Anniversary Gala October 19, 2012 - 9/24/2012

Marian University will celebrate 75 years of history and its many major accomplishments with a gala to be held on October 19, 2012, at the JW Marriott.

Marian University Police Department - 9/24/2012

The Marian University Police Department protects and serves the students of Marian University in a variety of ways.

June

Support Services for MAP Students - 6/5/2012

Academic Support: Multiple services are provided including individual consultation in areas, such as test taking/study strategies, time management/organization, managing test anxiety, critical thinking, and learning styles.

Celebrating Adult Education - 6/5/2012

As part of our celebration of 75 years of academic excellence, on March 21, 2012, Lynn Wybiral, MAP advisor, gave an enlightening presentation on the history of adult education at Marian University.

MAP Congratulates Graduates - 6/5/2012

On Saturday, May 5, commencement exercises were held at St. Vincent Health Field at Marian University for students who graduated in August 2011, December 2011, and May 2012.

Faculty Spotlight on Peggy Little - 6/5/2012

LAW 256 Legal Responsibilities and Ethical Decision Making, part of the new associate of science degree in paralegal studies required courses, is being taught this term by adjunct professor Peggy K. Little.

Introducing Mary Arthur - 6/5/2012

There’s a new face greeting students at the front desk at MAP’s Keystone Crossing location. Mary Arthur became the newest member of the MAP staff in February.

Two Fee Increases Effective August 1, 2012 - 6/5/2012

Effective August 1, 2012, tuition for classroom-based courses will be $350 per credit hour and the drop fee will be $50 per course.

MAP Sponsors Special Events - 6/5/2012

Marian’s Adult Programs has launched a special events series for students, focusing on a variety of subject areas, in an effort to connect to the community and present the students with more real-world professional experiences.

Students Return from Study Abroad - 6/5/2012

Ten MAP students recently completed a 10-day Contemporary European Business Issues course at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.

MAP Says Goodbye to Sally McCartney - 6/5/2012

Tuesday, May 15, marked the last day for Sally McCartney to be with Marian’s Adult Programs. Whether you are a student, faculty, or staff member, you have most likely worked with McCartney in some capacity during her tenure here.

January

MAP Graduates 40 Students in December - 1/24/2012

Congratulations and best wishes to 40 students in MAP who have earned their degrees in December 2011.  What a fantastic way to close 2011 and begin 2012.

RN-to-BSN Program in Accelerated MAP Format - 1/24/2012

Nursing courses, in the newly formatted RN-to-BSN program, started with NUB 328 Nursing Seminar in the current term.  Sixteen students are enrolled in the first of the 11 nursing courses that are required to complete their BSN.   

Paralegal Studies Takes Off - 1/24/2012

Marian University's new paralegal degree program began this past fall with the first offering of LAW 100 Introduction to Paralegal Studies.  The Indianapolis legal community had a significant presence in the course, from guest speaking to panel discussions, and this will be the trend throughout the program. 

Faculty Spotlight on Andrea Shelton - 1/24/2012

If you enroll in courses in the new paralegal studies program, you'll probably meet Andrea Shelton.  You might also find her instructing Business Ethics or Law in the Modern Workplace. 

Spring 2012 Networking Event - 1/24/2012

MAP will host a human resources and career development guest panel and networking event on Tuesday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the main campus (meeting place to be determined). All MAP students will be invited and encouraged to attend. 

Featured MAP Graduate - 1/24/2012

What is better than earning one degree from Marian University?  The answer is earning two or even three.  The John Walters family is a three-degree household, all from either Marian College or Marian University. 

Online Courses Gain Popularity - 1/24/2012

With the completion of Session 2 on December 3, 2011, MAP marked the first anniversary of offering online courses.  Starting with four prerequisite science courses in October 2010, we finished the year by adding five general education courses to the online menu.

2011

September

MAP Goes to England - 9/7/2011

MAP students, start planning for the next chance to study in England, coming in May 2012. For the fourth year, in collaboration with University of Evansville, MAP students can enroll in a Contemporary European Business Issues course at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.

Introducing New MAP Student Advisor - 9/7/2011

Trista Hart is the newest member to join the MAP staff. Her role is advisor to students at the Keystone Crossing location.

Help Desk Now Available - 9/7/2011

Forgot your password? Just a little confused and having technology issues? There is now a help desk to bring swift resolution to these problems.

Featured Faculty - 9/7/2011

Meet Eliza Gordner, J.D. , and this issue’s featured adjunct faculty member. Gordner has taught BUS 301, Business Law and BUS 358, Law in the Modern Workplace in Marian’s Adult Programs since 2008.

MAP Introduces Additional Degree Programs - 9/7/2011

Marian’s Adult Programs is expanding by offering two new degrees. Now, in addition to the ABA and BBA degree programs, MAP has launched a bachelor of science degree in nursing for students who are already registered nurses and an associate of science degree in Paralegal Studies.

Marian University Breaks Ground on New Medical Building - 9/7/2011

Marian University is indeed, on the move and making history! August 24, 2011, marked another of many recent historical dates for the university when ground was broken for the new Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences.

MAP Recognizes August Graduates - 9/7/2011

The MAP staff and faculty send their best wishes to the following students who graduated in August 2011.

May

MAP Students Study in England - 5/25/2011

For the third year, MAP students have taken advantage of a unique opportunity to complete a study abroad course, something most often available only to students in traditional semester programs.

Marian University Nominated for Educational Contribution to Technology - 5/25/2011

TechPoint’s Mira Awards is "the Indiana Oscar’s for technology" according to a press release in TechPoint’s newsletter, dated March 16, 2011.

Featured Faculty, Stacy Wriston - 5/25/2011

If you have been a MAP student for very long, chances are good you’ve taken either a writing or literature course taught by Stacy Wriston, this issue’s featured adjunct faculty member.

Congratulations to MAP Graduates - 5/25/2011

Job well done, graduates! On May 7, 2011, 56 MAP students were awarded bachelor’s degrees and 17 students earned associate’s degrees.

Classroom Integrity - 5/25/2011

Marian University’s MAP classroom is an environment dedicated to higher learning, where professionalism, academic integrity, and respect for the individual, peers, and professors is expected.

Attendance and Classroom Etiquette: What Difference Does It Make? - 5/25/2011

Having an attendance policy protects the integrity of the investment you are making as an adult—in your education, your future.

Meet New Additions to Marian’s Adult Programs Staff - 5/25/2011

The smiling face and friendly voice that greets you at our Keystone location belongs to Laura Kafka, one of the new MAP staff members.

Main Campus Subway® Summer Hours - 5/25/2011

Subway®, located in the Ruth Lilly Student Center on Marian University’s main campus, is extending summer hours so MAP students can grab a drink and a sandwich and still make it to class by 5:45 p.m.

Tobacco Free Campus Policy - 5/25/2011

Thank you for respecting our tobacco free campus! Tobacco products are not permitted on campus effective May 8, 2011.

January

Free Writing Workshop - 1/12/2011

On February 12, 2011, students in Marian’s Adult Programs will have another opportunity to hone their writing skills.

Writing Center Provides Valuable Services - 1/12/2011

The Writing Center at Marian University provides tutoring services that range from assisting students develop ideas to planning an outline and helping students edit and proofread their final product.

MAP Recognizes December Graduates - 1/12/2011

The MAP staff and faculty send their best wishes to the following students who graduated in December.

Financial Aid Reminder - 1/12/2011

It is time to apply for financial aid for the coming school year. There are a few things that you will need to do to ensure proper documentation is completed on time.

Third Annual MAP Study Abroad Program - 1/12/2011

Snow is falling now in England and Indiana, but when the next group of MAP students head for Harlaxton College in May, the rolling meadows will be a lush green and vibrant colored flowers will dot the landscape.

Introduction to Theology Now Offered Online - 1/12/2011

In addition to four science courses, Marian’s Adult Programs now offers THL 105 Introduction to Theology in an online format.

Faculty Spotlight on Sandra Oliva - 1/12/2011

Sandra Oliva, adjunct professor, has been with Marian’s Adult Programs for 10 years. Oliva loves teaching at Marian University "because I love teaching adults.

Spotlight on David Collins - 1/12/2011

David Collins’ story is one of determination and focus. He always knew that he wanted to obtain a college degree, so when a friend suggested Marian University, he decided to check it out.

2010

September

MAP Goes to United Kingdom - 9/30/2010

For the third year, in partnership with University of Evansville, MAP will schedule a 10-day course, Contemporary European Business, at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.

New Courses Offered on MAP Spring Schedule - 9/30/2010

Two courses new to MAP are offered on the spring schedule. ENG 115 Written Analysis of Literature continues instruction in writing skills by strengthening students’ critical reading strategies when writing about literary and scholarly texts.

MAP Welcomes Larry Motes Home from Afghanistan - 9/30/2010

After a year of active duty with the United States Army in Afghanistan, MAP is happy to welcome back Larry Motes!

Help Available for Enhancing Writing Skills - 9/30/2010

Would you like to improve your writing skills? Have you ever wished you could have someone review your big writing assignment before you need to turn it in to your instructor? MAP students, there are services available to help you.

Spotlight on Dennis Dunlap - 9/30/2010

In 2003, Dennis Dunlap joined the adjunct faculty of MAP, utilizing his extensive professional experience to teach human resources management, employee training and development, organizational behavior, and management courses.

MIS 101 Workshop Coming in October - 9/30/2010

For all of you students in MAP with limited Microsoft Office skills, here is a chance to get a jump start on MIS 101.

Introducing New Staff Members - 9/30/2010

When you’re at the Keystone Crossing MAP location, stop in and say hello to Tabitha Rodgers, one of MAP’s two new staff members.

Congratulations to August MAP Graduates - 9/30/2010

The long-awaited day finally arrived, and all that hard work paid off for a total of 33 students in MAP who earned business degrees in August 2010.

June

MAP Honors Graduates - 6/22/2010

The weather outside was extremely chilly at Commencement on Saturday, May 8, 2010, but nothing could dampen the enthusiasm of the graduates participating in the ceremony held at St.Vincent Health Field.

Changes Coming to MAP - 6/22/2010

A new location, a new concentration, and new courses are coming to Marian’s Adult Programs. Here is a brief summary of the changes which were outlined in a recent letter mailed to all MAP students.

Make-Up Policy Change and Scheduling Information - 6/22/2010

The fall 2010 semester will bring changes to MAP’s make-up policy, as well as opportunities to register for elective courses such as Speaking Like the Spanish and Prior Learning Assessment: The Portfolio.

MAP Student Recognized - 6/22/2010

In a ceremony held April 25, 2010, in Indianapolis Civic Theatre at Marian University, MAP student Tawnya McCrary, was recognized in Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2009-10.

MAP Gets Involved - 6/22/2010

One of the great things about students in MAP is their self-sufficiency. One of the unfortunate things about MAP students is their self-sufficiency. That sounds contradictory, but here’s what it means.

Fee and Tuition Increases - 6/22/2010

With the start of the new fiscal year on July 1, 2010, several fees in Marian’s Adult Programs will increase.

Faculty Spotlight - 6/22/2010

Thom Reddington began teaching for MAP in the fall semester of 2009. Specializing in international law, global marketing, and business ethics, he has extensive international work experience which he brings into the classroom.

Learn More About LinkedIn - 6/22/2010

Are you interested in networking with Marian University alumni? Would you like to help current students and recent graduates make important business connections that will help them start their careers? Then you'll want to join LinkedIn, an online professional networking community.

Best Wishes and Thanks - 6/22/2010

The MAP staff, students, and instructors wish Trish Miller, a member of the adjunct English faculty who became ill and unable to finish teaching during term 6, a very quick return to good health.

March

Something New to Consider - 3/15/2010

For the first time ever, MAP is offering limited weekday morning classes at the Keystone Crossing location.

Spotlight on Carol-Ann Marbach - 3/15/2010

In January, Carol-Ann Marbach, a December 2009 MAP graduate, phoned to say that her Marian University degree had already resulted in a promotion from projects assistant to treasury specialist at Eli Lilly.

MAP Dean's List - 3/15/2010

Congratulations to the following MAP students who made the dean’s list for fall 2009!

Congratulations Graduates - 3/15/2010

Congratulations December MAP Graduates

For the Fear of Music - 3/15/2010

Rumor has it, many students dread taking MUS 127 Appreciation of Music, and put it off until the last possible minute. Fear no more!

Increase in Tuition and Fees for Fall Semester - 3/15/2010

Tuition and associated MAP fees will increase to $325 per credit hour beginning with Term 1, August 2010, the start of fall semester.

Marian University Will Add Medical School - 3/15/2010

On the move and making history!” is a very familiar phrase around Marian University. And, never was it more fitting than recently when President Daniel Elsener announced that Marian University will open Indiana’s first school of osteopathic medicine.

2009

December

More Information Soon Through CAMS Student Portal - 12/14/2009

The CAMS Student Portal will soon be your gateway to a variety of information such as syllabi, handouts, instructor notes, grades and more. 

MAP Holiday Hours - 12/8/2009

Since there are no MAP classes held during this time, MAP office hours will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. December 14 through December 30.

Computer Lab Added at Keystone - 12/6/2009

Students enrolled in MIS 101 at the Keystone location during Term 3 of the fall semester, got to “break in” the new computer lab. The new lab in what was formerly referred to as classroom two, is equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

MAP Studies Abroad - 12/6/2009

Students in Marian’s Adult Programs actually have an opportunity to study in Europe.

Great Student Discounts at Indianapolis Civic Theatre - 12/6/2009

Take the family to see The Wizard of Oz on stage this holiday season at Indianapolis Civic Theatre on the campus of Marian University.

Consider Financial Aid Resources - 12/6/2009

This year has been particularly difficult for many, MAP students included. Company downsizing for some, reduction in the number of hours worked for others, and loss or change of tuition assistance programs for many. The economic climate is uncertain at best.

Writing Workshop – January 23, 2010 - 12/6/2009

All MAP students are invited and encouraged to attend a writing workshop at no charge, on Saturday, January 23, from noon to 2 p.m. in Marian Hall, Room 157 at the main campus.

Business Technology is a Good Choice - 12/6/2009

In today’s tough economic climate, students may want to consider adding a concentration in business technology because many believe it is one of the strongest areas of growth and advancement in our current economy.

September

Congratulations Graduates - 9/3/2009

The MAP staff and faculty send their best wishes to the following students who graduated in August.

Campus Dining - 9/3/2009

Want a sandwich before class? Need to pick up a drink or snack on your break? Visit one of the following dining locations on the Marian University campus!

Why Choose the Finance Concentration? - 9/3/2009

Pursuing a concentration in finance will make you more marketable, especially in our current economy. According to Dr. Marie Truesdell Reymore, associate professor of the School of Business, “A focus on finance opens the door to a completely different area of business and makes for a well-rounded business major, allowing for experience on the numbers side, as opposed to the marketing and management side of business.”

Inclement Weather Policy - 9/3/2009

MAP classes are rarely cancelled due to weather conditions.

Tanya Corbett - Featured MAP Faculty - 9/3/2009

Teaching and learning has always been a passion for MAP instructor Tanya Corbett.

Wendy Buckler - Tips for studying abroad - 9/3/2009

Are you interested in studying abroad, but wonder what it’s really like? Wendy Buckler may have the answers you’re looking for!

Robert Schuttler - A professor's approach to Harlaxton College - 9/3/2009

The highlight of my teaching career came when I was asked to be a professor in the Contemporary European Business Issues class. To be quite honest, I had many of the same questions that a student would.

Tawnya McCrary - Featured MAP Student - 9/3/2009

Tawyna McCrary’s story is an inspiration to all of us. Her educational journey in Marian’s Adult Programs began in 2006. She earned her associate’s degree in August of 2008 and hopes to graduate in December with her bachelor’s degree.

Jeff Miller's Study Abroad Experience - 9/3/2009

On May 7, 2009, a group of non-traditional Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP) students headed to study contemporary European business issues at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.