2015 Alumni Day Recap

2015 Alumni Day Recap

WATERTOWN, Wis. – the Alumni contests boasted varied stories on a rainy Saturday at Maranatha. The various Alumni squads brought skill and surprises, bringing a worthwhile end to the Sabercats’ preseason. RESULTS: Women’s Soccer: Sabercats 3-0 Alumnae Volleyball: Sabercats 2-1 Alumnae Men’s Soccer: Sabercats 5-4 Alumni Football: Sabercats 2-14 Alumni The Women’s Soccer scrimmage was [Continue Reading…]

Remembering Ted Knapp: Alumnus, Football Coach

Remembering Ted Knapp: Alumnus, Football Coach

On July 6, Ted “Rock” Knapp’s long fight with cancer ended in cardiac arrest, and he entered heaven to worship His Savior, saying goodbye to this world and physical suffering forever. Ted graduated from Maranatha in 1978. Ted accepted Christ as his Savior during Vacation Bible School at Grace Baptist Church in Kankakee, Illinois, when [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…]

Discovering the Diversity of Music

Discovering the Diversity of Music

Want to learn about music in film? American Indian music? Schenkerian analysis? Music and politics? Ornamentation? Composers quoting other composers? How about all of them in one day. On Friday, November 7, the junior and senior music majors traveled to Milwaukee to attend the annual national meeting of the American Musicological Society and the Society [Continue Reading…]

Small University Experiences Lead to Big Opportunities 

Small University Experiences Lead to Big Opportunities 

Musicians sometimes wonder whether attending a small university will help or hurt their future careers. What many may not consider is that at small universities, music students often have more opportunities to be involved in a wide variety of music experiences than they would at a large university simply due to “supply and demand” factors. In [Continue Reading…]

The Hiding Place Soundtrack Available (Stage Play)

The Hiding Place Soundtrack Available (Stage Play)

“The Hiding Place” Soundtrack: In April of 2013, an article on the Maranatha Musician was published about the composition of “The Hiding Place” soundtrack. As of May 2014, the soundtrack has been released to the public and is available on sites such as iTunes, Spotify and Rhapsody. Andrea Ly was asked to compose the music for Maranatha’s “The Hiding Place” production directed by [Continue Reading…]

Students and Donors Blessed by Scholarships

Students and Donors Blessed by Scholarships

Every April, Maranatha Baptist University invites representatives from over 25 privately funded scholarships to attend its annual Scholarship Awards Chapel. During this chapel, Maranatha presents current undergraduate students with scholarships reflective of their majors, character, and financial needs. Various family members and friends set up the majority of the scholarships as memorials for loved ones, [Continue Reading…]

Measuring a Spiritual Atmosphere

Measuring a Spiritual Atmosphere

If a spiritual atmosphere on campus is important to you in your college choice, you are not alone. In a fall 2013 MBU parent survey, parents rated the spiritual atmosphere on campus as the top influencer in their choice of Maranatha Baptist University, assigning it 4.8 points out of 5. New students, when surveyed, also [Continue Reading…]