Remembering Ted Knapp: Alumnus, Football Coach

Remembering Ted Knapp: Alumnus, Football Coach

On July 6, Ted “Rock” Knapp’s long fight with cancer ended in cardiac arrest, and he entered heaven to worship His Savior, saying goodbye to this world and physical suffering forever. Ted graduated from Maranatha in 1978. Ted accepted Christ as his Savior during Vacation Bible School at Grace Baptist Church in Kankakee, Illinois, when [Continue Reading…]

A Closer Look at Learning Disabilities

A Closer Look at Learning Disabilities

Christina Miller, Director of MBU’s Academic Success Center, shares her thoughts in a recent interview with Grace Peters from the Communications Office at MBU on helping students become better learners. Christina Miller completed a Master of Science degree in Special Education, Learning Disabilities, from the University of North Dakota in 2015. The mission of the Academic [Continue Reading…]

MBU welcomes Tamara Gunselman to School of Nursing faculty

MBU welcomes Tamara Gunselman to School of Nursing faculty

MBU welcomes Assistant Professor Tamara (Tami) Gunselman to the School of Nursing faculty. Tami holds a BSN from Washington State University (’95) as well as master’s degrees in Cross-Cultural Communications (’99) and Education (’04), both from Crown College, Tennessee. She also holds an IACET TESOL certificate from the Worldwide Teachers Development Institute of the Commonwealth [Continue Reading…]

A Welcome Package from MBU to Clearwater Students

A Welcome Package from MBU to Clearwater Students

Update: Maranatha Baptist University has signed a formal teach-out agreement with Clearwater Christian College. When a sister institution like Clearwater Christian College closes its doors, all of us involved in Christian college education feel a strong sense of loss and disappointment. Over the years, through ministry-related endeavors and our academic and athletic programs, we’ve formed [Continue Reading…]

Oats Speaks About Journey To Buffalo

Oats Speaks About Journey To Buffalo

Maranatha alumnus, and former basketball player and assistant coach, Nate Oats, was recently promoted to the position of head coach at the State University of New York at Buffalo, an NCAA Division I program. Oats played under Jerry Terrill from 1993-1997, served as an assistant at both Maranatha and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater from 1997-2002. [Continue Reading…]

Commencement Contest Adds Spark to End of Year

Commencement Contest Adds Spark to End of Year

Each spring semester, Maranatha’s Departments of Music and Humanities host the Music and Speech Commencement Contests, encouraging students to compete in their respective areas of study or interest. Categories for this year’s competitions included classical piano, classical instrumental, vocal (sacred and classical combined), dramatic interpretation, and persuasive speaking. Winners from each category presented their pieces [Continue Reading…]

MBU scholarships invest in future ministries

MBU scholarships invest in future ministries

How do you impact the next generation? How do you prepare future business men and women, pastors, nurses, teachers, and other professionals to be leaders “To the Praise of His Glory”? Maranatha’s privately-funded scholarship donors impact students every year by providing them a means to return to school, lessen potential debt, and continue their training [Continue Reading…]

AD3I Announces Baseball All-Independents Teams

AD3I Announces Baseball All-Independents Teams

WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Association of Division III Independents have hand-picked the best players in the Association for the All-Independents Teams, and four MBU baseball players were honored on the First and Second Teams. Wesley Wagner, Tim Rogers and Micah Burdett highlighted the Sabercats’ First-Team selections while second-year player, Caleb Courtney, rounded out the crew [Continue Reading…]

AD3I Names Softball All-Independents Teams

AD3I Names Softball All-Independents Teams

WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) recently selected the top softball players in the Association for the All-Independents Teams, with the inclusion of Sabercats; Emily Thompson, Emily Boogher and Kelli Fox. The AD3I selects a First and a Second All-Independents Teams, as Thompson and Boogher both secured First-Team status with outstanding [Continue Reading…]