Baseball in the Dominican as Ministry Opportunity

Baseball in the Dominican as Ministry Opportunity

While the majority of Maranatha students traveled home for spring break to sleep in their own beds and get their moms’ “home cooking,” 15 students headed to the second-largest nation and most-visited destination in the Caribbean. The Sabercats men’s baseball team spent spring break in Bani, Dominican Republic, hosting baseball clinics and partnering with a local [Continue Reading…]

Students Say Thanks to Faculty and Staff

Students Say Thanks to Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff often say that Maranatha’s students are one of the reasons the university is such a great place. The students, however, are reversing this thought with a hats-off to the university faculty and staff, showing them that their leadership and service has shaped Maranatha and impacted individual students’ lives. Each month this school [Continue Reading…]

Nursing in Peru, From a Student’s Perspective

Nursing in Peru, From a Student’s Perspective

For Marea Kazarovich (’14), the choice was either nursing or teaching. When she found her heart was leaning more toward nursing, it wasn’t a choice anymore. She transferred from her online program at another university to the campus of Maranatha. With her dreams of overseas orphanage work, MBU’s nursing degree was perfect. But nursing wasn’t [Continue Reading…]

Squirrel for Supper, and Such Like

Squirrel for Supper, and Such Like

Maranatha Baptist University presents Hide and Shriek, a mystery comedy by Tim Kelly, on April 9-11. Directed by Carol Senn Ruffin, the play mingles the formality and properness of city manners with the primitive ways of hillbilly life in the rugged mountains. “Finding a well-written family-friendly comedy turned out to be a daunting task,” said [Continue Reading…]

Representative Kooyenga Speaks on State Budget and Education

Representative Kooyenga Speaks on State Budget and Education

Representative Dale Kooyenga, of the Wisconsin State Assembly 14th District, presented the topic of the Wisconsin state budget and education at Maranatha’s final Business Breakfast of the 2014-15 school year. Representative Kooyenga is passionate about improving the state education system, especially the K5-12th grade program, and as a member of the Joint Financial Committee, he [Continue Reading…]

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…]