Exploring MBU’s Communication Arts Major

Exploring MBU’s Communication Arts Major

How have you communicated recently? Did you talk? Take a picture? Write a blog post? Create a website? God has designed mankind to be able to communicate, and He has given us a vast array of mediums through which we can communicate. Because communication is so important, Maranatha Baptist University has created a major to [Continue Reading...]

Preparing Diligently. Thinking Globally.

Preparing Diligently. Thinking Globally.

“Young people are the future,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs  William Licht. And by training students to teach, Maranatha plays a unique part in shaping that future—here in the U.S. and around the world. With the ever-increasing ease of traveling cross culturally, students now have greater access into foreign countries. Opportunities for Maranatha students [Continue Reading...]

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...]