Recent Grad Secures Competitive Position

Recent Grad Secures Competitive Position

Maranatha’s Music Department congratulates Janine Kolinski Brown, a recent Maranatha music grad, on being selected from well over 100 applicants for a competitive, Jefferson School District music educator position. Read Janine’s comments about her experience below: What surprised you about this interview process? I was surprised by how similar preparing for an interview is to [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...]

More than you Expect

More than you Expect

Some might find the idea of attending a Bible college to become a doctor, lawyer, detective, or scientist to be an odd notion. They might also be skeptical of studying there to land a job in marketing, photography and video, international business, sports and recreation, or the military. Maranatha graduates are doing all those things. [Continue Reading...]

Recent Grads Direct Groups Winning Nationals

Recent Grads Direct Groups Winning Nationals

Janine Kolinski Brown graduated in 2012 with a degree in Music Education (Instrumental Track), and Sarah Herbert Pill graduated in 2011 with a degree in Music (Piano Performance Emphasis). This year, Sarah and Janine are teaching music as part-time instructors at Maranatha Baptist Academy. Under Janine’s direction, the band placed first at Nationals. The Small [Continue Reading...]

Regional Accreditation: The Right Question

Regional Accreditation: The Right Question

U.S. News and World Report, in an article about online bachelor’s degrees, said, “… the first thing you need to know about any online school you’re considering is whether or not it is certified by one of the six national U.S. accrediting bodies. This is called regional accreditation, and it’s the highest form of accreditation [Continue Reading...]

Invite to Hear Alumna Perform

Invite to Hear Alumna Perform

You are invited to attend Susan Ferris Yuen’s piano performance on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in Maranatha’s Burckart Hall at 4:30 PM. Susie Ferris Yuen earned her B.S. in Music Education at Maranatha in 2006. She is married to James Yuen who is the College Pastor and IT Manager at Tri-City Baptist Church in Chandler, [Continue Reading...]

Got Chikin? Alumni Appreciate Chick-fil-A

Got Chikin? Alumni Appreciate Chick-fil-A

Download the PDF version here On August 1, 2012—Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day—the restaurant chain recorded the largest single-day sales total in its 66-year history. Allison (Snavely, ’02) Urso, however, says every day is Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day in her house. “We’ve really developed a passion for the company and what it stands for,” said Urso, who helps [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...]

Chinese Students Find New Home at Maranatha

Chinese Students Find New Home at Maranatha

Chinese students Chun Chun Zhang (Patricia) and Wen Qian Shang Guan (Anna) joined the Maranatha student body this fall. Both were saved after an evangelist spoke at their high school, Eucon International School in Saipan. Anna said she was thankful her parents did not forbid her from coming to a college so far from home. [Continue Reading...]

Church Planting Conference Explores Vital Ministry

Church Planting Conference Explores Vital Ministry

Mark Brooks is convinced of the need to train and encourage church planters. “It needs to be an emphasis,” Brooks said. “It needs to be a huge emphasis.” Brooks (’90), pastor of the four-year-old Heritage Baptist Church of Cedarburg, WI, was one of four guest speakers for the first Maranatha Church Planting Conference. The Oct. [Continue Reading...]