MBU School of Nursing: Caring for the Whole Person

MBU School of Nursing: Caring for the Whole Person

When Maranatha students requested a nursing program a number of years ago, the administration teamed up with a local technical college to provide one. Over time, Maranatha’s nursing program progressed, and eventually the current Director of the School of Nursing, Kelly Crum, was hired in 2009. Then the crosstown agreement with the local technical college [Continue Reading…]

Ken Ham Visits Maranatha

Ken Ham Visits Maranatha

Maranatha Baptist University was honored to host Ken Ham from Answers in Genesis for a morning assembly on Monday, April 13. High school guests and community families joined Maranatha’s student body, faculty, and staff to total nearly 1,200 attendees. Dr. Marty Marriott introduced Ken Ham as the “world’s leading apologist for the creation account.” As [Continue Reading…]

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…]