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202 East Oak/PO Box 429
West Frankfort, Illinois 62896
Phone: 618.937.2127

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MC News and Upcoming Events


Morthland College senior Rachel Rabe successfully defended her Senior Thesis on Tuesday, April 21. Her thesis was titled 'The Quintessential Hero' and examined the heroic myths of four ancient cultures (Greek, Roman, Hindu, and Persian). Her committee consisted of faculty members Dr. Ginger Stelle, Dr. Tom Hobson, and Dr. Joel Hebert.

Over the next two weeks, thirteen additional students will present and defend Senior Theses and Capstone Projects:
• Monday, April 27, 3:00 pm: Kayla Merkel, Classics
• Monday, April 27, 5:00 pm: Brian Garbe, Jennifer Behm, Robert Ward, Krista Bruns, Business
• Tuesday, April 28, 3:00 pm: Mike Ward, Keica Moore, Business
• Wednesday, April 29, 5:00 pm: James Prochaska, Ashley Johnson, Maddie Clarke, Business
• Monday, May 4, 1:30 pm: Antoine Cook, Yavario Smith, Jennifer Gallo, Business

Each student will present separately, but they will present during the session beginning at the time indicated.

Each defense is open to the public. These presentations are an important part of the Morthland College experience. They represent the culmination of each student's educational journey and provide a time for the College and the community to celebrate the accomplishments of these students.

MC to Celebrate Kickoff of Inaugural Football with Coach Kill Dinner

On Thursday, May 21, 2015, Morthland College will host an inaugural Patriot Football kickoff celebration with Coach Jerry Kill, head football coach at the University of Minnesota and former coach at SIU. This dinner will be held at the Kokopelli Golf Club in Marion and will include a Sports Memorabilia Auction. Doors open at 6:00pm with Dinner at 6:30. For more information, click here. To purchase tickets only, please click the PayPal icon below.
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Morthland College Approved for Federal Work Study

Morthland College is pleased to announce Federal Work Study (FWS) for Fall 2015. The Department of Education (DOE) approved these funds on January 29, 2015. The FWS Program provides funds for part-time employment to help needy students to finance the costs of postsecondary education. In order for a student to be eligible to receive these funds they must fill out a FAFSA.

Students Awarded FWS will be employed by Morthland College or Morthland Business Enterprises. The work the students do will help them in securing jobs upon graduation. Students who apply for FWS and are hired for these jobs have the opportunity to 'take a paycheck' or use those funds to help pay their bill. There are a limited number of these positions. If a student is interested they should contact the Dean of Students, Cathie Mieldezis, for more information. These funds will be available to both returning and new students at Morthland College.

Morthland College Launches Online Program including New Minors

Morthland College continues to grow and expand their curriculum to better serve its traditional students and non-traditional students alike. Beginning in the 2015 summer semester, M.C. will begin offering three degree programs in an online format. Students can now earn a Bachelors Degree completely online in Business Administration, Classics, and Biblical Studies. Enrollment will begin on Wednesday, April 1st with classes set to begin on Monday, May 4th.

All courses will be offered online with each class being completed over an 8 week period. Students will still have the opportunity to attend classes in the classroom, online, or a combination there of. This will be a great way for the working adult to advance their career while still working. Federal Student Aid is available for qualifying applicants.

For more information call (618) 937-2127 or email at mconline@morthland.edu. Morthland College is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS). TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

With Online Program, Morthland Offers Opportunities to MCU Advantage Students

Last April, Morthland College signed an Articulation Agreement with Mid Continent University which allows Morthland College to accept all MCU credits and provide a pathway to graduation with a minimum number of requirements. According to the terms of the agreement, this fantastic opportunity expires in December 2015. For more information call (618) 937-2127 or email Jason Dorris, the Dean of Non-Traditional and Online Students at mconline@morthland.edu.

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'Thoroughly Christian, Uniquely Classical'
The mission of Morthland College is to provide a premier liberal arts education to a diversity of learners within a setting committed to Christ, Wisdom, Tradition, and Heritage. Morthland is faith-based and inter-denominational with founding principles rooted in the centrality of Jesus Christ, His Word, and the Church. We embrace Wisdom by forming a community of scholars who affirm our core values and continue to engage in academic discourse. We endorse Tradition in the learning process by encouraging the consonance of Biblical instruction with a broad education. We uphold Heritage by recognizing the Christian foundations of our country and by preparing students to contribute to society in the spirit of servant leadership.
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Opportunities of Study

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The Word of God

All students will receive
a Biblical Core of 15 credits

Classical Culture

From the architecture, to the style
of chapel, our feel is distinctly
'old school'

Christian Worldview

The Christian worldview permeates
each classroom experience

Four Credit Hours of Latin

In classical tradition, all students
will study the fundamentals of this
foundational language of history,
law and medicine

Six Credit Hours of Greek

Also in classical tradition,
all students will understand
the fundamentals of this
Biblical language

Weekly Community Service

Each student will serve the local
community and experience the
joy of giving

Weekly Chapel Services

All students participate
in weekly chapel services

Weekly Bible Reading

As part of spiritual
development and the capstone
class, students read the
Word of God on a weekly basis

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Athletic Opportunities

Official Site of the Morthland Patriots  |  MC Athletics on Facebook

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Fully Nationally Accredited by Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools
Morthland College is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: 434.525.9539; e-mail: info@tracs.org] having been awarded Accredited Status as a Category II institution by TRACS' Accreditation Commission on April 29, 2014; this status is effective for a period up to 5 years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

Statement of Non-Discrimination
Morthland College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and admits students of any sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin and age with all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded to students. In conformance with state and federal regulations, Morthland College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, disability, national and ethnic origin, or age in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic, and other school administered programs. Students who believe they may have been discriminated against may contact the Dean of Student Affairs at the institution's address or telephone number 618-937-2127.

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