2016 Scholarship Recipients

In the 2016 Scholarship Chapel, the following students were awarded $1,000 scholarships. Brady Grismore, Junior Church Music Major, received the Elmer F. Brown, Jr. Memorial Music Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a music major who exhibits good Christian character, is active in Christian service, demonstrates a sincere love for Christ, and a desire to [Continue Reading…]

Alexander Technique Workshop at MBU

Alexander Technique Workshop at MBU

Dr. Laura Medisky, a trained Alexander Technique Trainer, conducted an introductory Alexander Technique Workshop at MBU for those interested in learning alternative ways to handle, reduce, or eliminate the chance of injury and pain while playing instruments. During the two hour workshop, Medisky demonstrated the technique, told students the history behind the technique, and guided [Continue Reading…]

Composer Conducts Concert at MBU

Composer Conducts Concert at MBU

Recently, MBU was honored with the presence of Mr. Lloyd Larson, a well-published sacred composer and arranger. Larson spent an hour and a half rehearsing with the Madrigal and Chamber Singers Choirs before conducting an amazing concert. Madrigal and Chamber Singers choirs’ semester long preparation paid off as Larson said, the choirs were “extremely well [Continue Reading…]

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…]