Sabercats Earn AD3I All-Academic Honors

Sabercats Earn AD3I All-Academic Honors

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) released the spring All-Academic Teams this morning, listing 86 student-athletes as All-Academic recipients. Spring sports include Men’s and Women’s Basketball; Baseball, and Softball. To qualify for the team, student-athletes must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior, and achieve a minimum 3.5 GPA during the [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…]

Christian Education: Worth Its Weight in Gold

Christian Education: Worth Its Weight in Gold

“Those educators who know God and practice a Christian worldview lend a biblical perspective and godly wisdom to young adults at a time when they need it most.” — David Handyside, Director, MBU School of Education Why Christian education? Christian education as seen in the scriptures is the life-long process of getting to know the God [Continue Reading…]

2015 MBU Music Majors Score in Top 3%

2015 MBU Music Majors Score in Top 3%

As part of the ongoing assessment of student learning at MBU, graduating music and music education majors take the Major Field Test in Music on a yearly basis.  This test evaluates the students’ knowledge in areas such as music fundamentals, music theory, listening comprehension, and music history, and is administered at universities across the country. [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Offers New Doctor of Ministry in Preaching and Leading

Maranatha Offers New Doctor of Ministry in Preaching and Leading

Since the beginning of the New Testament church, God has called men into the ministry of shepherding local bodies of believers. Today, the world needs men who not only have pastoral experience, but who also have formal training in leading their congregations to study God’s Word, grow in deeper relationships with God and others, and [Continue Reading…]

Commencement speakers exhort graduates to be followers of Christ

Commencement speakers exhort graduates to be followers of Christ

An atmosphere of expectation and excitement filled the campus during Maranatha Baptist University’s 2015 Commencement Exercises on Thursday and Friday, May 7-8. Presided by Maranatha Baptist University President Dr. Marty Marriott, the 2015 Commencement Exercises culminated the year in a time of pageantry, recognition, exhortation, and celebration. “Following Christ” was the theme throughout as both [Continue Reading…]

School of Nursing Holds Traditional Pinning Ceremony

School of Nursing Holds Traditional Pinning Ceremony

Faculty, staff, family, friends, preceptors, and soon-to-be nursing graduates attended Maranatha Baptist University’s pinning ceremony in Burckart Hall on Thursday morning, May 7, celebrating the accomplishments of Maranatha’s School of Nursing Class of 2015. Nursing student Abigail Kobosh was honored with the Florence Nightingale Best Bedside Nurse Award for her “consistent and outstanding bedside manner, [Continue Reading…]

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…]

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…]