june 16, 2016
800+ Students Graduate
In the largest graduation ceremony since its inception, Africa University celebrated 843 students during the commencement exercises at its campus in Old Mutare, Zimbabwe, June 11. As the famous Africa University Choir sang “The dream is alive,” graduating students, representing 23 African countries, received their certificates, diplomas and degrees. This was the 22nd graduation ceremony for this United Methodist-related university in its 24 years of existence.
june 10, 2016
Campaign Ends Early
The Mississippi Conference celebrated the completion of its $1.3 million campaign for Africa University in June, having surpassed its goal six months earlier than planned. The campaign to endow 10 scholarships at Africa University has generated a total of $1,354,769.00 in cash and pledges. Churches and individuals in all 11 districts of the Mississippi Conference gave to the campaign and the conference has named a scholarship in honor of Bishop James E. Swanson, Sr. and Mrs. Delphine Swanson.