@manchester Newsletter Winter 2016

Manchester University Alumni                      Winter 2016
Events       Giving       News       Careers       Awards       ResourceS       Connect
Manchester adds PGx online degree
Manchester’s commitment to pushing academic horizons took a mighty bound forward in May, when MU became the first school in the nation to offer a dedicated master’s degree in pharmacogenomics, the revolutionary science matching individual genetics to medication requirements. Now Manchester is adding an online PGx master’s degree. Read about it here.                        
A cache of creches                       
Just in time for Christmas, here’s a video about the wonderful collection of creches donated to Manchester by Max ’55 and Joyce Wheeler ’56 Douglas.
Manchester lands grant           
Manchester recently received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women to support efforts to raise awareness about sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking, and to enhance victim support. It’s the only school in Indiana to be awarded such a grant this year. Read more.             
First pharmacy grads make
immediate impact                       
Forget beginner’s luck. It’s beginner’s skill that has put Manchester’s first class of pharmacy graduates either into the workforce or completing additional post-graduate work with almost complete success. Check out the impressive numbers here.                       
Join us in Alaska         
If you’re the adventurous type, this trip’s for you. The Manchester Alaska Discovery Land and Cruise is Aug. 1-13, 2017, and includes Fairbanks, Juneau, Denali National Park, Glacier Bay, a Tundra Wilderness Tour, a train excursion to Anchorage and a seven-night Princess Cruise. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 888-257-2586 or alumnioffice@manchester.edu.    
Shop online at the Campus Store           
Make every wish list complete and pick up your Manchester spirit items online at the Campus Store. Then enter the promo code ALUMNI16 at the checkout for a 20 percent discount on items not already marked down. Good through Dec. 31!           
Make a gift           
It’s not too late to make a gift to Manchester before 2016 runs out. It’s easy! Just click on this link and fill in the form!            
Show your colors           
Display your Spartan parent pride with a Manchester University license plate! Purchasing a Manchester license plate not only enables you to show your pride in your student’s education, but $25 will support networking events with alumni, scholarships, job shadowing experiences, and other student experiences outside the classroom.

You can purchase or renew your plate online. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 260-982-5223 or 888-257-2586 (ALUM).
Manchester University Alumni
Manchester University Alumni Relations
604 E. College Ave.
North Manchester, IN 46962