Nursing Department Earns CCNE Accreditation

Nursing Department Earns CCNE Accreditation

Maranatha’s Nursing Department is now one of a kind. The College received notification Oct. 11 that it has been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the nation’s primary accreditation agency for nursing colleges and schools. Maranatha now has the distinction of being the only fundamental Christian college with overall institutional regional accreditation [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…]

U.S. Senate Candidate Thompson Visits Campus

U.S. Senate Candidate Thompson Visits Campus

“You have a nursing program?” “You have ROTC?” “Wait, you have a Sport Management degree?” Former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson seemed surprised at the breadth of education available at Maranatha when he visited campus July 13. The surprise was warranted; after all, Maranatha has come a long way since Thompson was [Continue Reading…]

Balanced Training: The Maranatha Way

Balanced Training: The Maranatha Way

It is the Maranatha way. The young man you see playing trombone in the orchestra is also a starting linebacker for the football team, leads those who share his dormitory floor in devotions every week, and helps in his church’s rest home ministry. The young woman who becomes an audience favorite for her solid supporting [Continue Reading…]

Construction Ministry Volunteers Replace Melford Roof

Construction Ministry Volunteers Replace Melford Roof

The atmosphere in Melford Hall seemed dramatically different from June 9-16. It may have been the sound of tool belts jangling. Perhaps it was the smell of aftershave or the echoes of animated discussions about NASCAR and golf. The women’s dormitory was certainly a different place—and, thanks to a crew of nine volunteers from Independent [Continue Reading…]

Jackson Foursome Wins Golf Classic (Again)

Jackson Foursome Wins Golf Classic (Again)

See photos from the 2012 Maranatha Golf Classic here Doug Jackson and his golf partners just keep finding ways to top themselves. Jackson, pastor of Community Baptist Church in Saginaw, MI, and chairman of Maranatha’s Board of Trustees, teamed with Dave Clark, Adam Ray, and Kyle Snell (above) to win Friday’s 13th Annual Maranatha Golf [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha’s New Teacher Education Scholarship

Maranatha’s New Teacher Education Scholarship

We have great news for future educators: Maranatha’s new Teacher Education Scholarship! Students could receive as much as $7,000 per year when the Teacher Education Scholarship and potential Pell Grant are combined. Our Teacher Education program is second to none among Christian colleges. We have been training Christian educators for more than 40 years and [Continue Reading…]