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4. Dr. Susan (Quiring ’84) Larson, interim dean of the School of Nursing and Health Science, was awarded Alumna of the Year. Larson spearheaded expansion of nursing programs at MNU which now include the BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN-BSN, and MSN. Under her leadership an online version of the RN-BSN program is being launched in 2011. Larson earned a doctorate from University of Kansas in 2002 and was selected as a Fellow in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Leadership in 2009.


5. Rose Schubert catches a pancake from Chris Cakes at the Annual Pancake Breakfast sponsored by women’s basketball on Saturday morning.


6. Tina (Summers ’08) and Cody (’09) Kraemer, Cory Standridge (’08), Heidi (Veldhuizen ’10) and Mark Van Sickle (’07), Kenny and Leanda (Standridge ’08) Shaw, were the winners of the Spirit award at the first-ever Pioneer Homecoming Rib Cook-Off.


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7. Brandon Griffin, Ashford Johnson, Cody Morrow and Jake Duren prepare for play versus Evangel. The Pioneers won 45-10.


8. Don (’78) and Sheila (Vandervoot ’79, MBA ’04, MAOA ’05) Bird, enjoy tailgating before the football game.


9. In 1969, recognizing one of the most significant challenges faced by MNU was its lack of alumni, Kansas City district layman Dr. Otto Theel organized MNU’s honorary alumni association. Ninety-five constituents formed the first association that would support the college financially. Here Kevin Garber (’89) (left) congratulates Dr. Theel as he accepts an official “Otto Theel Day” proclamation for the City of Olathe from City Councilman Ron Ryckman (’94). Dr. Theel became the first-ever recipient of the Honorary Alumni Award at the Alumni & Friends Banquet.


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