Entries by Leah Matzke

Spring Choir Tour 2023

During spring break, the MLC College Choir shared the gospel in song under the theme “Christ Is All in All.” While winter weather delayed the choir’s departure and caused the cancellation of the Washington and Oregon concerts, the choir was able to present their concerts in California. Chilly temperatures greeted the group in California, but they met with a […]

Bingo Night!

Snow, ice, and frigid temperatures can’t keep students away from one of their favorite events: Bingo Night! While the MLC Ladies’ Auxiliary sponsors many projects in support of our students, Bingo Night is special. The Ladies’ Auxiliary hosts this event as an annual encouragement to students, letting them see that support firsthand. This year, 77 […]

New Face on Campus: Rachel Youngblom

Dr. Rachel Youngblom (special education) is originally from New Ulm, and in 2022, she left the Phoenix sunshine to return to her hometown. She serves MLC as a professor of special education in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. After attending Minnesota Valley LHS, Dr. Youngblom pursued post-secondary education at Minnesota State University Mankato, obtaining a BS in psychology, […]

MLC Forum: Radium Girls

On February 17-19, MLC Forum presented Radium Girls, the story of the women who painted luminous watch dials and had to fight for justice after suffering radiation poisoning. Inspired by a true story, Radium Girls traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. Her chief adversary is her […]

Early Field Experience

If you come to MLC during the first week of spring break, you’ll notice that many students and faculty are still on campus, and they’re excited about it. They’re doing what they love: teaching! Early Field Experience (EFE) is required of all education and staff ministry students, and for the first-years, it’s held on campus during […]

Ladies’ Auxiliary: A Great Way to Serve

Please consider joining or supporting the MLC Ladies’ Auxiliary! Ladies’ Auxiliary has supported the college for more than 50 years, donating over $600,000 dollars. Their standing projects include scholarships, student teacher travel assistance, and student outreach trip assistance. They also pledge to fund many other important projects every year. A highlight of their work is […]

Winter Carnival

What does a college student do when the temperature is minus 10 F? Broomball, painting, ice skating, hockey, trivia, and more! During Winter Carnival, students willing to embrace the cold competed in broomball, played hockey against Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary students, and went ice skating. For those more interested in escaping the frigid weather, indoor activities included […]

Lunar New Year Celebrations

Happy Lunar New Year! The campus family heard this greeting from January 21 to February 3 as international students celebrated the Lunar New Year. The Lunar New Year is part of many Asian cultures, and Chinese international student 刘文达 (Wenda Liu) (First German-Manitowoc WI) believes it is important for the campus family to experience. “It is not enough to […]

Jim Unke Memorial Scholarship

On January 28, supporters packed the MLC gym to celebrate the establishment of the Jim Unke Memorial Scholarship. This new scholarship will honor and carry forward Coach Unke’s legacy of gospel ministry by financially supporting the training of future pastors, teachers, and staff ministers. Jim’s players, friends, and colleagues remember the former athletic director for his […]