Posts Tagged ‘alaska’

Sustainable Hybrid Education

Comments Off Written on January 29th, 2010 by
Categories: General, Programs, Seminary

Now that we've got your attention with fancy words like "sustainable" and "hybrid", we actually have an interesting article we found some time back that discusses the merits of education that is a blend of online and in-person activities (hence the "hybrid" terminology!).

Sustainable Hybrids - Inside Higher Ed

What does this have to do with Multnomah?

Turns out, little ol' Multnomah is already doing this with what we call "distributed learning" at the Seminary. We call it Multnomah Connect. Not only can you take seminary classes online, but you can take them at our Reno-Tahoe or Anchorage sites as well. Then, when you're ready, you can finish it all up with a visit to the Portland campus. (Somewhere in here, we hear the word "sustainable" too. Yikes!)

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Other Reading on the Hybrid Education Movement

Multnomah Distribution – First Reno, Now Anchorage?

Comments Off Written on July 6th, 2009 by
Categories: Alumni, General, Seminary
Municipality of Anchorage

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Last week, Multnomah Biblical Seminary announced the expansion of it's "Connect" distributed learning program to a new site in Anchorage, Alaska.

Please read the official release on MU's site for the details.

In Short

  • All MBS students will have access to more online classes
  • Actual MBS professors teach - not just adjuncts, videos, or assistants
  • You can complete many classes not offered online at  one of two locations outside Portland: Reno, NV or Anchorage, AK
  • A short on-site period at the main campus in Portland is all you need for the complete degree
  • You don't have to relocate - perfect for families and in-ministry situations that can't travel
  • While not as all-inclusive as tradtional "in-residence" programs, it is a great way to save time and money if you want to further your ministry qualifications
  • Brings Bible-based seminary instruction closer to you (MBS is prayerfully considering more locations in the future)
  • Through Connect, earn a Grad Certificate, MAPS, or M.Div.

The Official Line

This blog post does the program no justice - so please read the press release or contact Admissions for more information:

Prayer For Multnomah

Let me start by saying "thank you!" to all of you who faithfully pray for the ministry of Multnomah.

Prayer Needs

  • Dr. Dan and Eric Rice as they travel to the Alaska Student Aid Banquet, Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 7:00pm at ChangePoint Church in Anchorage Alaska
  • Multnomah staff, faculty and students who are travelling around the world in support of missionaries or on vacation.
  • Alumni missionaries
  • Staff who have been laid off or downgraded in hours - that they would find a new place to work before their MU end-date of June 30th, 2009 arrives.
  • For ProCom and the Web Team as they embark on the Website redesign this summer and fall - while maintaining all the rest of MU's communications tools and current site.
  • For our Advancement Department who is out in the field seeking donors to support scholarships and student aid.
  • For new students who are still on the fence about coming to Multnomah - that they would make a confident decision for Multnomah if that is God's will for them.
  • For the safety and energy of our Campus Services department as they embark on the many facilities projects this summer.

Thank you all for your prayers. May they be answered in the form of many future generations of ministers who love Jesus, know their Bibles, and advance God's kingdom.