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...]

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...]

MBU Spanish Chapel Challenges Skills, Prepares for Service

MBU Spanish Chapel Challenges Skills, Prepares for Service

“Always start something, continue it, and finish it—this is what it means to grow.” A recent Spanish chapel hosted special speaker Pastor Alfredo Olivares. Originally from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Pastor Olivares now serves as the Spanish pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Madison, Wisconsin. He noted that “there is not an experience so beautiful” as [Continue Reading...]

MBU Graduates Exhorted to “Stay on the Right Side of History”

MBU Graduates Exhorted to “Stay on the Right Side of History”

On a beautiful sunny day in Watertown, WI, 161 Maranatha Baptist University and 6 Maranatha Baptist Seminary graduates received their diplomas, eager to close one chapter in their lives and begin the next. Amidst the pageantry and excitement of the 2014 Commencement Exercises, graduates were exhorted by those who have led by example in word [Continue Reading...]

Students and Donors Blessed by Scholarships

Students and Donors Blessed by Scholarships

Every April, Maranatha Baptist University invites representatives from over 25 privately funded scholarships to attend its annual Scholarship Awards Chapel. During this chapel, Maranatha presents current undergraduate students with scholarships reflective of their majors, character, and financial needs. Various family members and friends set up the majority of the scholarships as memorials for loved ones, [Continue Reading...]

An Exam System That Works for Students

An Exam System That Works for Students

Final examinations are probably the single most important learning activity in a semester. A final exam presents an opportunity to consolidate a semester’s worth of activities into a cohesive summation of demonstrated student performance related to content, skills, or values. Yet the system used is often rigid, inequitable, and inefficient. Most of the time, a [Continue Reading...]

Governor Scott Walker’s Chief of Staff Speaks at MBU Breakfast

Governor Scott Walker’s Chief of Staff Speaks at MBU Breakfast

Maranatha Baptist University hosted its Business Breakfast in the Dining Hall on Wednesday, April 9. The University invites men and women from area businesses to campus four times per school year to hear keynote speakers address topics relevant to the business community. Wednesday’s keynote speaker was Eric Schutt, Chief of Staff for Wisconsin Governor Scott [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Hosts First Nursing Summit

Maranatha Hosts First Nursing Summit

Maranatha Baptist University hosted its first nursing summit, “The Gray Divide: Navigating Ethical Challenges in Nursing” during the weekend of March 14-15, 2014. Keynote speakers, Dr. Jan Milton (Operation Renewed Hope) and Dr. David Gibbs III (President of the National Center for Life and Liberty), joined Maranatha School of Nursing Director, Mrs. Kelly Crum, to [Continue Reading...]