Golf Classic 2014

Golf Classic 2014

On May 16, a group of 129 golfers gathered at the Watertown Country Club for what turned out to be yet another win for Maranatha’s Chairman of the Board Dr. Doug Jackson. The annual Maranatha Golf Classic raised over $15,000 for the Watertown Endowment. Board member Jim Heizinga said the Watertown Endowment is important because [Continue Reading...]

MBU Music Department Chair Ministers in Mexico

MBU Music Department Chair Ministers in Mexico

Dr. David Ledgerwood, Maranatha’s Music Department Chair, reflects on his recent experience below: “I was asked by missionary Dan Wokaty to teach a post-graduate course at Institutio Practico Ebenezer in Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico this past week. Dan is married to Opal Zimmer Wokaty, who studied piano with me when I first came to Maranatha in [Continue Reading...]

MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University Athletics Department has released the 2013-14 MBU Scholar Athlete’s List, recognizing 44 athletes in 11 different sports, the most since the 2011-12 academic year. Athletes must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA in both the fall and spring semesters while lettering in one intercollegiate sport. This criterion exceeds [Continue Reading...]

The Hiding Place Soundtrack Available (Stage Play)

The Hiding Place Soundtrack Available (Stage Play)

“The Hiding Place” Soundtrack: In April of 2013, an article on the Maranatha Musician was published about the composition of “The Hiding Place” soundtrack. As of May 2014, the soundtrack has been released to the public and is available on sites such as iTunes, Spotify and Rhapsody. Andrea Ly was asked to compose the music for Maranatha’s “The Hiding Place” production directed by [Continue Reading...]

Scholarships Awarded: 2014 MBU Music and Drama Campers

Scholarships Awarded: 2014 MBU Music and Drama Campers

Maranatha Baptist University held their first Music & Drama Camp Scholarship Competition. A full-tuition camp scholarship is being awarded to one camper in each track: piano, strings, vocal/drama, and band. To enter the competition, campers submitted a performance recording. One-third of the vote was determined by the performance recording getting the most likes by May [Continue Reading...]

MBU, Pill Honored at NCCAA Banquet

MBU, Pill Honored at NCCAA Banquet

WATERTOWN, WI – Each year, the NCCAA hosts an Annual Convention for member institutions to provide education and encouragement in its mission and schools, while giving recognition at the Hall of Fame Banquet, sponsored by SCORE International, on Friday, May 31. Maranatha Baptist University was recognized as the 2013-14 Sports Ministry, and Presidential Awards recipients, [Continue Reading...]

Boogher Among MBU Softball Players Honored by AD3I

Boogher Among MBU Softball Players Honored by AD3I

WATERTOWN, WI – Sophomore shortstop Emily Boogher was named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Co-Player of the Year, while making the All-Independents First Team, and teammates; Emily Thompson (outfield), Rosa Lewis (pitcher) and Amy Dineen (utility) received Second Team honors. Boogher hit an Association-best .566, recording a home run with 17 runs batted [Continue Reading...]

MBU Baseball Players Achieve AD3I All-Independent Status

MBU Baseball Players Achieve AD3I All-Independent Status

WATERTOWN, WI – The Association of Division III Independents recently released the 2014 All-Independents Teams, selecting four Maranatha Baptist University baseball players to the All-Independents Second Team. Sophomore shortstop Tim Rogers posted a .290 batting average and finished third on the team in RBI’s (9), and second in hits (20). Rogers started every game he [Continue Reading...]