Ten Students Earn Microsoft Certification

Ten Students Earn Microsoft Certification

Ten Maranatha students earned Microsoft Office Specialist certification by completing testing at the end of the second semester. Maranatha is a certified testing center for Certiport, which administers Microsoft testing. Any student is eligible for the testing, although most have completed a Microsoft computer course at Maranatha during the previous semester. The tests require students [Continue Reading...]

Foster Joins Business Faculty

Foster Joins Business Faculty

If Tracy Foster can provide financial analysis and advice for a $550 billion U.S. defense budget, perhaps he can be trusted to teach Principles of Accounting 1. The 52-year-old Lieutenant Colonel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Financial Analyst will retire from the Army this summer and join Maranatha’s Business Department faculty for the  2012-13 academic [Continue Reading...]

Eat Mor Chickin! Shaffer (’08) to Own Chick-fil-A Franchise

Eat Mor Chickin! Shaffer (’08) to Own Chick-fil-A Franchise

During his senior year of college, Robert Shaffer solidified what his friends thought to be a curious career choice: to own and operate his own Chick-fil-A franchise. “They had this perception that Chick-fil-A was a run-down restaurant with poor quality and poor service,” Shaffer said. “Even my wife (girlfriend at the time) Mandy and her [Continue Reading...]

Commencement: Lifelong Learning, Memorable Achievements

Commencement: Lifelong Learning, Memorable Achievements

See Graduation photo galleries here Graduating from college is a terrific accomplishment, whether you complete your studies in three years or almost 30. Maranatha’s 2012 Commencement ceremony included a wide spectrum of students among its 157 College and 19 Seminary graduates. The Class of 2012 was the third-largest in College history. Friday’s conferral of degrees [Continue Reading...]

Allen (’11) Completes Ranger Training

Allen (’11) Completes Ranger Training

Second Lieutenant Matthew Allen compiled a 3.9937 grade-point average in Accounting Management, ranking him second in Maranatha’s Class of 2011 and earning Allen the Business Student Achievement Award. He ranked in the top 5 percent of all cadets nationally on the National Order of Merit List, allowing him to choose his branch of service (Infantry). [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Alumni Excel

Maranatha Alumni Excel

Maranatha graduates and former students are excelling in both professional careers and full time vocational ministry. The list of their accomplishments, and the variety of fields in which those accomplishments are taking place, might be “more than you expect.” Fraser Armstrong (’09) is a contracted actor for Sight and Sound in Branson, MO. His credits [Continue Reading...]

Board joins Business Department Faculty

Board joins Business Department Faculty

Maranatha’s favorite innkeeper is about to become its favorite professor. Crusader athletic teams traveling to Florida for National Christian College Athletic Association tournaments would often stop at Steve Board’s home in McDonough, GA. Board said the student-athletes were “a riot” and enjoyed treating them to dinner during their visits. “One day, my wife (Pat) looked [Continue Reading...]