MBU Business Breakfast Gives Economic Forecast

MBU Business Breakfast Gives Economic Forecast

Watertown’s Town & Country Bank hosted their fifth annual Economic Breakfast in partnership with MBU on Wednesday, February 11. Guest speaker Mark O’Connell, president of WCA Services, Inc., introduced Wisconsin’s economic forecast for 2015 and future years. Junior MBU business management major, Zachary Zimmerman, also presented an economic survey conducted during the fall semester by [Continue Reading…]

MBU Welcomes New Chair for Department of Applied Science

MBU Welcomes New Chair for Department of Applied Science

With a PhD in Biochemstry from University of Windsor (Windsor, ON), 20 years of research experience, more than 350 published works (including 2 books), and eight patents, Dr. Timothy Veenstra brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with Maranatha’s science students as the new Chair for the Department of Applied Science, beginning in [Continue Reading…]

Benefit Concert Raises Money for Grand Piano

Benefit Concert Raises Money for Grand Piano

On Saturday, February 7, Maranatha family and alumni gathered with guests from the community at First Baptist Church in Troy, Michigan to hear internationally-renowned piano duo Diana Shapiro and Stanislava Varshavski. Drs. Shapiro and Varshavski have taught as adjunct piano faculty at Maranatha for private lessons and group repertoire classes since 2009. They desired to [Continue Reading…]

WI Governor Scott Walker Speaks in MBU Assembly

WI Governor Scott Walker Speaks in MBU Assembly

“Wherever you may be in life in terms of leadership, even if it’s just being the leader of your own household, ultimately leadership means standing up for the right thing every time.” Maranatha was honored to host Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker at its campus assembly on Thursday, February 5. Those attending the assembly included Wisconsin [Continue Reading…]

MBU makes it easier to give

MBU makes it easier to give

Has your heart been stirred to donate to your alma mater but you’ve found the online giving process more stressful than useful? You may have given up on giving, or told yourself to mail a check later and then forgotten about it altogether. Maranatha is excited to announce our new user-friendly donation system, iDonate. Simple [Continue Reading…]

MBU Senior Offered Scholarship for Grad Program

MBU Senior Offered Scholarship for Grad Program

Current senior Music Education major, Joy Parker, has been offered a scholarship from Westminster Choir College (Princeton, NJ). This scholarship provides the way for her to pursue a master’s degree in Piano Pedagogy and Performance. Parker says she is “interested in teaching piano at the college level” and would also like to teach overseas for [Continue Reading…]

“Doc. Mal” retires, celebrates with MBU family

“Doc. Mal” retires, celebrates with MBU family

In December, faculty and staff gathered together in the Cedarholm Library to celebrate the twenty-six year teaching legacy of Dr. Curtis Malmanger at Maranatha Baptist University. Since 1988, Maranatha’s math classrooms have been filled with students learning from “Doc. Mal,” as he is affectionately known. His teaching is characterized by service and excellence, with a [Continue Reading…]

MBU + The Power of Print

MBU + The Power of Print

Have you read our latest ARROW magazine? Our Communication’s Office produces two magazines throughout the school year, namely the Advantage magazine, a biannual publication featuring newsworthy articles about MBU, and the ARROW magazine, a once-a-year parent resource that provides parents and high school students tips on preparing for college life. The ARROW is written specifically [Continue Reading…]

New Nursing Faculty Sees Life Like It Is: A Ministry

New Nursing Faculty Sees Life Like It Is: A Ministry

Maranatha Baptist University welcomes associate professor Christy Holshouser to the School of Nursing. Holshouser graduated as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Alabama Birmingham in December 2010. Currently she works as a family nurse practitioner at Doctors Care in Greer, SC, and will transition into a faculty position at Maranatha Baptist University in [Continue Reading…]