Convocation 2016: It’s High Time

Convocation 2016: It’s High Time

Convocation began on Friday morning, May 6, with an atmosphere of excitement and worship as graduates and faculty walked down the aisles to the hymn “Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken.” This spirit of gratitude to God continued through the ceremony with prayer, Scripture, and special music by the Heritage Singers. Dr. Marty Marriott, president [Continue Reading…]

ROTC Celebrates Tenth Commissioning

ROTC Celebrates Tenth Commissioning

Following Convocation, four senior members of Maranatha’s ROTC program took an oath of office and were commissioned as Second Lieutenants into the United States Army. Family members, special guests, pastors, and friends witnessed the solemn ceremony, in which graduates Collin Bond, Timothy Matzke, Benjamin Peden, and Tyler Wesley swore to “support and defend the constitution [Continue Reading…]

An Enchanted Evening at MBU

An Enchanted Evening at MBU

MBU’s Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band performed a beautiful concert entitled “Some Enchanted Evening.” The orchestra opened the program with Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings.” Next, violin soloist Elisabeth Hettinga, winner of the MBU Aria and Concerto Competition, performed “Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, III. Rondeau – Tempo di Minuetto” by Wolfgang Amadeus [Continue Reading…]

Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2016

Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2016

Friends, family members, and guests from the community filled Burckart Hall Thursday morning, May 5, in anticipation of Maranatha Baptist University’s eighth Nurse Pinning Ceremony. Kelly Crum, director of the School of Nursing, began the ceremony by welcoming all in attendance. She briefly explained the proceedings that would follow, tracing the history of the ceremony [Continue Reading…]

Baccalaureate: A Challenge to Joshua

Baccalaureate: A Challenge to Joshua

Family and friends gathered on Thursday evening, May 5, in a special Baccalaureate service to celebrate the Class of 2016 and to thank God for the work He continues to accomplish in their lives.  “We have a great student body and we have a smart student body,” said Dr. Oats, Dean of Maranatha Baptist Seminary, [Continue Reading…]

Trisha Herbert – 2016 Outstanding Musician

Trisha Herbert – 2016 Outstanding Musician

The MBU Music Department is pleased to award Trisha Herbert with the 2016 Outstanding Musician Award. The Outstanding Senior Musician Award is given to the MBU graduate whom the music faculty believes completely exhibits the qualities of the spirit of Maranatha through music. This student is selected on the basis of musicianship, academic achievement, spiritual [Continue Reading…]

Caleb Courtney Tabbed Player of the Week for the AD3I

Caleb Courtney Tabbed Player of the Week for the AD3I

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Maranatha Baptist University junior Caleb Courtney (Guthrie Center, Iowa) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents baseball Player of the Week. Courtney batted .467 with three RBI and a run scored as the Sabercats went 2-2 on the week. The junior recorded a hit in all four games, including [Continue Reading…]

Softball Creates Chances, Ends Season with Losses to MMU

Softball Creates Chances, Ends Season with Losses to MMU

(Photo credit: Bridger Buchi for MBU Communications) WATERTOWN, Wis. – A season filled with high hopes, highlights, and improvements came to a disappointing end under the lights for the 2016 Sabercats, who saw another doubleheader slip away to the Blue Angels of Mount Mary University to the tune of 1-11 and 3-7. The Basics  Final Scores [Continue Reading…]