Furnari’s Study Abroad Experience Provides New Perspective

Furnari’s Study Abroad Experience Provides New Perspective

Garrett Furnari, a junior Cross-Cultural Studies major, spent the 2012 fall semester in Salamanca, Spain, through Maranatha’s Study Abroad program. Furnari’s environment completely immersed him in Spanish, and included the opportunity to audit classes at the University of Salamanca. He took Arabic, Islamic Thought, and Second Language French 1. Furnari chose these classes because of [Continue Reading...]

Study Abroad Program Combines Academics, Missions

Study Abroad Program Combines Academics, Missions

Any Maranatha student can experience a different culture firsthand by taking advantage of the Study Abroad program. “It’s a great opportunity for students to make new friends … and be a witness,” said Dr. Manuel Morales, Associate Professor of Spanish, who oversees the program. Students going to Peru take classes at César Vallejo University, which [Continue Reading...]

Bridge to Campus: Accessible, Affordable Education

Bridge to Campus: Accessible, Affordable Education

Maranatha keeps moving forward! The launch of Bridge to Campus is another giant step in our mission of developing leaders for worldwide local church ministry. The Bridge to Campus program provides a fantastic first-year experience, utilizing the latest in videoconferencing technology to allow students to attend Maranatha classes at sites closer to home. Each site [Continue Reading...]

Free Download: Musically Sound/Doctrinally Deep

Free Download: Musically Sound/Doctrinally Deep

“Such a Crown” by Daniel Mulder Pastor Kurtz of Calvary Baptist Church in Watertown, WI challenged Daniel Mulder, a music arranging minor at Maranatha, to write a hymn, and Daniel took the challenge. The themes of each verse are taken from different parts of the Bible: v.1 – II Timothy 4:8 v.2 – Isaiah 53:5-6; Matthew 27:29 [Continue Reading...]

An Unusual Textbook Supplement

An Unusual Textbook Supplement~Chicago Art Institute “One of the wonderful advantages of Maranatha is its close proximity to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago. On Saturday, Nov 10, my wife and I were able to take four students from the Basic Music Literature class to the Art Institute in Chicago, located on Michigan Avenue (Sarah Dixon, Vina [Continue Reading...]

Annual Fund Campaign: Thank You For Investing in Me

Annual Fund Campaign: Thank You For Investing in Me

Download the PDF version here Maranatha Director of Development Steve Board said that, as fundraising efforts go, the Safety and Security Campaign was not a hard sell at all. “I think everybody understands that, in the environment we live in today, students need security,” Board said. “Especially where they live and sleep.” One of the [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Online’s Degree Completion Program

Maranatha Online’s Degree Completion Program

Download the PDF version here After her second daughter was born in July, 2009, Beth Holmes decided it was time to finish what she had started back in 1997—her college degree. A few months later, Holmes applied to a local community college in hope of earning an associate’s degree. Holmes then came across a roadblock. [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha’s Nursing Department: One of a Kind

Maranatha’s Nursing Department: One of a Kind

Download the PDF version here Maranatha’s Nursing Department is now one of a kind. The College received notification Oct. 11 that it has been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the nation’s primary accreditation agency for nursing colleges and schools. Maranatha now has the distinction of being the only fundamental Christian college [Continue Reading...]

Education: A Worthwhile Investment?

Education: A Worthwhile Investment?

Download the PDF version here Many print and Web publications regularly explore the topic of whether a college education is worthwhile. This has become an even more common discussion recently. America’s economic downturn has made answering this question a high priority for many families. When the most current evidence is examined, however, the consensus is [Continue Reading...]