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…]

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…]

LifePoint Health President David M. Dill Keynote at Business Breakfast

LifePoint Health President David M. Dill Keynote at Business Breakfast

Once every quarter, the Maranatha campus hosts a Business Breakfast to provide opportunities for students and professionals alike. Business students from Maranatha sit side by side with business owners from Watertown to enjoy a buffet-style breakfast and hear a presentation from a variety of special speakers. This quarter, Maranatha welcomed David M. Dill, president of [Continue Reading…]

MBU Recognized by U.S. News & World Report for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs”

MBU Recognized by U.S. News & World Report for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs”

Maranatha Online and Distance Learning recently garnered recognition for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” in 2016 by U.S. News & World Report. In terms of percentages of all colleges and universities, this standing places Maranatha Baptist University in the top three percent nationwide and as the top private school offering online education in Wisconsin. To qualify, [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Welcomes Wyman Winston of WHEDA for Economic Breakfast

Maranatha Welcomes Wyman Winston of WHEDA for Economic Breakfast

For the past four years, Maranatha Baptist University, in conjunction with Partnership Bank, has hosted an annual economic breakfast for its students and local Watertown business owners and representatives. This year, Maranatha was pleased to welcome Wyman Winston, Executive Director for the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). Steve Board, director of development and [Continue Reading…]

MBU & Camp CoBeAc: Newest Bridge to Campus Partnership

MBU & Camp CoBeAc: Newest Bridge to Campus Partnership

Maranatha Baptist University has partnered with Camp CoBeAc in Prudenville, Michigan, to provide an innovative first-year college experience through Bridge to Campus. Aaron Wilson, director of Camp CoBeAc, sees the partnership with Maranatha as an expedient one. “After many years of ministering to juniors and teens at countless camps and retreats, our burden to reach [Continue Reading…]