Abha Bhandair—Striving for Leadership
Nov26

Abha Bhandair—Striving for Leadership

In 2015 MUM alumna Abha Bhandair took the position of director of equity administration and benefits accounting at Brown & Brown Insurance in Daytona Beach, Florida, and she immediately decided to make changes. She streamlined and automated certain processes that were in place for decades, which caught the attention of the company’s leadership. For thinking outside the box and taking risks, Abha was nominated to speak at the Women...

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Dylene Cymraes—From Accomplished Writer to Writing Student
Nov24

Dylene Cymraes—From Accomplished Writer to Writing Student

She has published four novels, co-authored several non-fiction books, and written or edited over 50 screenplays; now she is studying creative and professional writing at MUM. Why? Although Dylene Cymraes has been a professional writer for over 20 years, she never had the time to attend college while raising four children and traveling the world as a military spouse. Dylene learned the Transcendental Meditation® technique in 2014 and...

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MUM Faculty and Admins Hone Academic Assessment Practices at Chicago Conference
Nov21

MUM Faculty and Admins Hone Academic Assessment Practices at Chicago Conference

A team of eight MUM faculty and administrators, led by Professor Chris Jones, attended a conference in Chicago in late October focused on student academic assessment. The event was sponsored by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of colleges and schools. The HCL is the agency responsible for the accreditation of colleges in the north-central U.S., which includes MUM. The University gratefully thanks...

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IRA opportunity
Nov16

IRA opportunity

Articles like this: The Tax Advantages of Qualified Charitable Distributions From IRAs can be very informative for people who are approaching the age (70.5) where they must take mandatory distributions from an IRA account. Recently Brad Mylett, MUM Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations sent out a letter describing  this opportunity: IRA LETTER “Your support, along with that of so many others, has been the...

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New Security Lighting for Women’s Dormitory
Nov10

New Security Lighting for Women’s Dormitory

A complete upgrade and replacement of the exterior security lighting at MUM’s main dormitory for women, Hildenbrand Hall, was completed this August, with thanks to donor funding. Shown are the new Lamp Standard at the East entrance and an example of the motion-activated flood lamps, creating a perimeter of security lighting around the entire building. There were broken light fixtures and a number of completely unlit dark areas...

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