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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

Taste-Testing For Marketing

Taste-Testing For Marketing

In 1975, Pepsi hosted a “Blind Taste Test” featuring its products in competition with Coca-Cola. Pepsi used the results of this test in their marketing strategy, claiming that customers preferred Pepsi to Coke. The taste test has since been reenacted numerous times in hundreds of settings, and the students of MBU’s Principles of Marketing class [Continue Reading…]

Jodi Herbert + MBU: Adding Up to a Great Fit

Jodi Herbert + MBU: Adding Up to a Great Fit

MBU welcomes new mathematics associate professor Jodi Herbert to the College of Arts and Sciences. Jodi Herbert, MBU alum (’06) and current doctoral candidate at Kansas State University, will complete her PhD in Mathematics in December 2014, and following the retirement of Dr. Curt Malmanger, will step into the Department of Applied Science as mathematics [Continue Reading…]

Aztalan Trip: Native American History Class

Aztalan Trip: Native American History Class

In today’s American culture, we sometimes have misconceptions about Native Americans—especially their culture and history. Jennifer Meinhardt’s Native American History class took an afternoon drive to nearby Aztalan State Park in Lake Mills, WI, to use this historical site as a teacher. “The objective for this trip was to dispel the American preconception that all [Continue Reading…]