Music to the Glory of God

Music to the Glory of God

Artist Series guest, classical guitarist Gabriel Rodriguez, has been enjoying his time on campus, interacting with students and sharing highlights of his beautiful music in the Dining Complex. Students invited Mr. Rodriguez to present his philosophy of music in Spanish chapel, a weekly chapel initiated by Spanish Professor Dr. Manuel Morales to challenge students to [Continue Reading…]

The FAQs Behind the Announcement

The FAQs Behind the Announcement

FAQs | MARANATHA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY What will the Institution be known as officially? Maranatha Baptist University When will the name change from Maranatha Baptist Bible College to Maranatha Baptist University become official? The name change was officially recognized by the State of Wisconsin on November 11, 2013, following approval by Maranatha’s Board of Trustees. The [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Baptist Bible College Becomes Maranatha Baptist University

Maranatha Baptist Bible College Becomes Maranatha Baptist University

Name Change Reflects the Institution’s Mission and Christ-Centered Liberal Arts Education WATERTOWN, WI, December 13, 2013—A three-year strategic initiative to “make the message plain” has culminated in the official name change of Maranatha Baptist Bible College to Maranatha Baptist University. “For over 40 years, we have defined ourselves as a comprehensive, co-educational, Baptist Bible college,” [Continue Reading…]

Design Shown at Creation Conference

Design Shown at Creation Conference

Molecular genetics, common ancestry, and endogenous retroviruses probably aren’t a part of your ordinary conversation. However, for several Maranatha students and faculty members, they presented an extraordinary opportunity. Maranatha science faculty member Dr. Ying Liu’s Molecular Genetics Research class has only been offered three times since 2008, with only a handful of students participating. However, [Continue Reading…]

Christian vs. Secular College

Christian vs. Secular College

Bill exhaled a small sigh of relief as he dropped the yellow legal pad onto the kitchen table. After hours of adding, subtracting, budgeting, and projecting, he had obtained clear-cut numerical evidence that his daughter Kelly would be attending State University in the fall. It was a less expensive option than the Christian college four [Continue Reading…]

New Opportunities with Bridge to Campus

New Opportunities with Bridge to Campus

In today’s economy, many graduating high school seniors are facing the reality that they may not be able to start college right away. Financial constraints often force them to work for a year and maybe take a few local community college courses before beginning their formal college education. Parents and pastors are often concerned that [Continue Reading…]

Taking the Next Step

Taking the Next Step

Pastors who encourage church members to participate in ministry often say “The best ability is availability.” When regional accreditation is discussed, however, portability—the ability for credits to transfer between colleges—is certainly among its most compelling aspects. The National Survey of Student Engagement found that up to 50 percent of all students either transfer or take [Continue Reading…]

Regional vs. National Accreditation

Regional vs. National Accreditation

Regional accreditation vs. national accreditation is an argument that can be confounding based on terminology alone. National must be better, right? Because it covers the whole nation? Actually, no. Regionally accredited institutions are the safest choice in higher education, the gold standard used by professional and graduate schools as well as potential employers. There are [Continue Reading…]