Mid-Continent University http://wkms.org en MSU Transfer Credit Could Be Available for Mid-Continent Students; AG Conway Pledges Support http://wkms.org/post/msu-transfer-credit-could-be-available-mid-continent-students-ag-conway-pledges-support <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">UPDATE: 3:10 p.m.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has pledged his support to students affected by the shutdown of Mid-Continent University.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:19:17 +0000 Rob Canning & John Null 39931 at http://wkms.org MSU Transfer Credit Could Be Available for Mid-Continent Students; AG Conway Pledges Support Mid-Continent Chairman Confirms Layoffs, School Will Operate Through June 30 http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-chairman-confirms-layoffs-school-will-operate-through-june-30 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The chair of Mid-Continent University's Board of Trustees says the entire staff of the 2,500-student Christian school has been laid off.&nbsp; The Mayfield-based </span>MCU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been battling financial and accreditation issues for more than a year.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Chairman Tom Butler said all employees were let go Wednesday, but classes will continue until June </span>30<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:03:01 +0000 Lance Dennee 39916 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent Chairman Confirms Layoffs, School Will Operate Through June 30 Mid-Continent University Appoints Tom Walden as New Acting President http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-university-appoints-tom-walden-new-acting-president <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:200%">On Saturday, Mid-Continent University leaders appointed Dr. Robert "Tom" Walden as acting president, effective immediately, replacing current acting president Dr. Ken Winters.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:27:20 +0000 Rob Canning 39875 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent University Appoints Tom Walden as New Acting President Fitness Games and Healthy Education at WOW Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair http://wkms.org/post/fitness-games-and-healthy-education-wow-kids-fitness-wellness-fair <p>Woodmen of the World hosts a Kids Fitness &amp; Wellness Fair at Mid-Continent University's gymnasium on Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features sports safety and first aid information, anti-drug and alcohol education, health screenings, story time, gardening demonstrations, healthy snacks, games and a Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit giveaway. WOW Community Outreach Manager Angela Hatton joins us on <em>Sounds Good</em> to tell us more.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:54:57 +0000 Kate Lochte 39233 at http://wkms.org Fitness Games and Healthy Education at WOW Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair Ken Winters Says He's Optimistic About Mid-Continent's Financial Outlook http://wkms.org/post/ken-winters-says-hes-optimistic-about-mid-continents-financial-outlook <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Acting Mid-Continent University President Ken Winters says he’s now optimistic about the steps the college is taking towards rectifying its recent financial crisis.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:19:54 +0000 Rob Canning & Chad Lampe 38970 at http://wkms.org Ken Winters Says He's Optimistic About Mid-Continent's Financial Outlook Mid-Continent University President Steps Aside, School Will Not Close http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-university-president-steps-aside-school-will-not-close <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Helvetica; line-height: normal;">Mid-Continent University’s president Dr Robert </span>Imhoff<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Helvetica; line-height: normal;"> is stepping aside amidst the school’s </span><a href="http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-university-doing-everything-they-can-stay-open" style="font-family: Helvetica; line-height: normal;">precarious financial crisis.&nbsp;</a></p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14px;">In a Saturday morning board meeting, MCU officials appointed Dr. Ken Winters of Murray to replace Imhoff as active president.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:30:57 +0000 Rob Canning 38862 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent University President Steps Aside, School Will Not Close Mid-Continent Students Could Be Given Transfer Status to MSU http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-students-could-be-given-transfer-status-msu <p>Mid-Continent University is undergoing a deep financial crisis that <a href="http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-university-doing-everything-they-can-stay-open">could result in the school's closure</a>.&nbsp; In turn, many are wondering what would happen to the students.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:17:14 +0000 Rob Canning 38841 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent Students Could Be Given Transfer Status to MSU Mid-Continent University "Doing Everything They Can To Stay Open" http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-university-doing-everything-they-can-stay-open <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Mid-Continent University official says they’re doing everything they can to keep the university open despite a dire financial situation. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than 2500 students attend the Mayfield-based Christian University.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:44:53 +0000 Rob Canning 38825 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent University "Doing Everything They Can To Stay Open" Mid-Continent Ready for Accreditation Review, Hopes to Be Taken Off Watch List http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-ready-accreditation-review-hopes-be-taken-watch-list <p></p><p>Mayfield’s Mid-Continent University will find out in the coming weeks whether or not it will receive reaccreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and School after being placed on warning status last year.</p><p>If an institution loses its accreditation it will no longer qualify for federal student aid. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 22:03:01 +0000 Whitney Jones 36900 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent Ready for Accreditation Review, Hopes to Be Taken Off Watch List Mid-Continent Names New Senior Vice President http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-names-new-senior-vice-president <p></p><p>Graves County’s Mid-Continent University named William Drake Jr. as its senior vice president today.</p><p>Drake served as Kentucky’s Midway College president for a decade before operating his own consulting firm. Mid-Continent president Robert Imhoff says Drake will help the university meet federal government and accrediting agency regulations. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 21:21:47 +0000 Whitney Jones 35141 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent Names New Senior Vice President