Elaine (Bartosh ’84) Smith Joins Athletic Hall of Fame

Elaine (Bartosh ’84) Smith Joins Athletic Hall of Fame

Elaine (Bartosh, ’84) Smith joined very select company Aug. 25 when she became the eighth member of the Maranatha Athletic Hall of Fame. “Simply put, I feel honored,” Smith said. “I am in awe to be pictured with the other inductees.” The Maranatha Athletic Department established the Maranatha Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004 to [Continue Reading...]

Pastors Seek Energetic Students at Ministry Recruitment Day

Pastors Seek Energetic Students at Ministry Recruitment Day

Click here to download photos from Ministry Recruitment Day 2012 Pastors with a desire to “energize” their churches gathered September 6 at Maranatha—a great place to find energy sources. Many new pastors, and at least one new church, came to campus for Ministry Recruitment Day. The annual event helps pair students looking for local church [Continue Reading...]

Business Community Breakfast: Watertown Appreciates Students

Business Community Breakfast: Watertown Appreciates Students

Ryan Nowatka says he has the perfect job for a Maranatha student. “Being a funeral director is not unlike being a pastor in the way you minister to families,” said Nowatka, Funeral Director at Watertown’s Pederson Funeral Homes. “A person with a strong faith can really be helpful. That’s why we like to hire Maranatha [Continue Reading...]

Spring/Summer 2012 Print Edition

Spring/Summer 2012 Print Edition

Leaf through the Spring/Summer 2012 edition of the Maranatha Advantage by clicking expand below. Zoom in at any time by clicking once inside the context of any page. You may also download this edition in PDF format. [issuu width=590 height=400 showHtmlLink=false backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120621191516-769cbc5aea9a42bbbdeffa9af8520817 name=spring-2012-maranatha-advantage username=maranathaedu tag=advantage unit=px v=2] Articles from previous print editions can be [Continue Reading...]

Learning Through Teaching

Learning Through Teaching: Student Teaching Challenges and Opportunities Janine Kolinski, a 2012 music education graduate, reflects on her student teaching experience. Where did you student teach? I student taught with two different traveling music teachers. So, I actually taught at four different schools: Slinger Middle School, Slinger High School, Slinger Elementary, and Allenton Elementary. How [Continue Reading...]

Time to (Finally) Finish College

Time to (Finally) Finish College

Ten years and four children after her last class at Maranatha, Shera O’Neal was still determined to finish college someday. “I knew it would be hard, but I never gave it (not finishing) a thought,” O’Neal said. The 30-year-old mom/substitute teacher/tutor/volleyball coach/bookkeeper from Dallas will soon have several full-time career options available to her, thanks [Continue Reading...]

Counted Faithful: Larry Carlson and the Hershbergers

Counted Faithful: Larry Carlson and the Hershbergers

Three of Maranatha’s most faithful and enduring servants will retire this summer. Athletic Facilities Manager Larry Carlson has worked 40 years at the College, Registrar Dr. David Hershberger 38 and Teacher Education Department Associate Professor Barbara Hershberger 33. The Board of Trustees granted faculty emeritus status to the Hershbergers upon their retirement. These three stories [Continue Reading...]

Law Enforcement Careers: Some Risks, Many Rewards

Law Enforcement Careers: Some Risks, Many Rewards

Considering a law enforcement career requires analysis of a risk-and-reward equation. The risks are readily apparent. The rewards, however, can be many. “You get to make a difference in people’s lives,” said Watertown police officer Jeremy Lingle (’03). “You get to protect the people in your community. You get to keep kids safe. If I [Continue Reading...]