Squirrel for Supper, and Such Like

Squirrel for Supper, and Such Like

Maranatha Baptist University presents Hide and Shriek, a mystery comedy by Tim Kelly, on April 9-11. Directed by Carol Senn Ruffin, the play mingles the formality and properness of city manners with the primitive ways of hillbilly life in the rugged mountains. “Finding a well-written family-friendly comedy turned out to be a daunting task,” said [Continue Reading…]

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure

“Elementary, my dear Watson.” The words resonate with familiarity and nostalgia to anyone who has read Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories of Sherlock Holmes. What will not be elementary, however, is the Maranatha Communication Arts program production of Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure on November 13-15. Director Jeffrey Miller, Chair of the Department of Humanities, [Continue Reading…]

Hamlet, Pedagogy, and Biotechnology

Hamlet, Pedagogy, and Biotechnology

Department of Humanities | Exploring options Designed to educate broadly rather than train narrowly, a Humanities degree is one of the best degrees students can take to prepare for future specialization in any of more than 7,000 graduate programs offered in universities nationwide. Majors in Applied Science, Communication Arts, Cross-cultural Studies, English, Letters, and Liberal [Continue Reading…]

Exploring MBU’s Communication Arts Major

Exploring MBU’s Communication Arts Major

How have you communicated recently? Did you talk? Take a picture? Write a blog post? Create a website? God has designed mankind to be able to communicate, and He has given us a vast array of mediums through which we can communicate. Because communication is so important, Maranatha Baptist University has created a major to [Continue Reading…]

The Hiding Place: A Story of God’s Faithfulness

Maranatha will step out of the usual for this year’s spring dramatic production. Director Jeffrey Miller said the perspective provided by The Hiding Place is like nothing the College has done before. “This year’s play is a compelling story with strong, rich text, and punctuated humor throughout; yet it pictures the depth and starkness of [Continue Reading…]

Why Every Music Student Should Be In a Musical

Maranatha just finished it’s ninth and final performance of the musical, Anne of Green Gables under the direction of Carol Senn Ruffin. The orchestra was conducted by Dr. David Brown. The cast, crew, and musicians received outstanding reviews from the community, special guests, the student body, and faculty and staff. According to the orchestra members, Maranatha’s [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…]

Maranatha Students Featured in School Production

Maranatha Students Featured in School Production

Two Maranatha students were recently featured in Lake County Baptist School’s production of Get Smart. The play, based on the iconic television series, featured senior Blaine Landowski as Maxwell Smart and sophomore Emily Rose as Agent 99 for two performances, one as a dinner theater, at the school in Waukegan, IL. Director Kady Debelak said [Continue Reading…]