Golf Classic 2014

Golf Classic 2014

On May 16, a group of 129 golfers gathered at the Watertown Country Club for what turned out to be yet another win for Maranatha’s Chairman of the Board Dr. Doug Jackson. The annual Maranatha Golf Classic raised over $15,000 for the Watertown Endowment. Board member Jim Heizinga said the Watertown Endowment is important because [Continue Reading…]

Governor Scott Walker’s Chief of Staff Speaks at MBU Breakfast

Governor Scott Walker’s Chief of Staff Speaks at MBU Breakfast

Maranatha Baptist University hosted its Business Breakfast in the Dining Hall on Wednesday, April 9. The University invites men and women from area businesses to campus four times per school year to hear keynote speakers address topics relevant to the business community. Wednesday’s keynote speaker was Eric Schutt, Chief of Staff for Wisconsin Governor Scott [Continue Reading…]

Impact Gifts: Making a Difference for Students

Impact Gifts: Making a Difference for Students

College is expensive. Finances can be a major concern for students planning to attend college. Some who come to college wonder every day where the next tuition payment will come from. Maranatha is working hard to mitigate this problem and help provide students the assurance of a fully paid semester. One of Maranatha’s recent goals [Continue Reading…]

Congressman Sensenbrenner Visits Campus

Congressman Sensenbrenner Visits Campus

U.S. Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner, who represents Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District, visited the Maranatha campus March 8. Sensenbrenner was accompanied by several members of the college administration as well as student body president Craig Lawson and College Conservatives, Maranatha Chapter president Adam Burton. Sensenbrenner was able to speak briefly with several students as well as [Continue Reading…]

Tax Reform Discussed at Economic Breakfast

Tax Reform Discussed at Economic Breakfast

More than 100 business professionals from Watertown and the surrounding areas gathered at the Maranatha Dining Complex March 1 for breakfast and a meeting featuring keynote speaker Richard Chandler, Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue Secretary. Maranatha proved to be the ideal setting for the 2013 Economic Breakfast. Students went about their breakfast routines quietly and respectfully [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…]

The Music Lives On: The Brown Scholarship

The Music Lives On: The Brown Scholarship

Download the PDF version here An old cassette tape recorder symbolizes Dr. David Brown’s most enduring memory of his father. “Dad would sit on the front row at every concert of mine with his cassette recorder, taping ever y note,” Brown said. “He wasn’t a great musician, but he was a huge fan of music.” [Continue Reading…]

Global Encounters: Who Will Tell Them?

Global Encounters: Who Will Tell Them?

Download the PDF version here Peter Thompson’s most enduring memory from his August 2012 trip to Ireland won’t be of castles or clover fields or folk music. Thompson (’12) instead will think back on the Reformers Unanimous meeting he attended in Bray, and his conversation with an Irishman who fully realized how much he needed [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…]