Preparing Diligently. Thinking Globally.

Preparing Diligently. Thinking Globally.

“Young people are the future,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs  William Licht. And by training students to teach, Maranatha plays a unique part in shaping that future—here in the U.S. and around the world. With the ever-increasing ease of traveling cross culturally, students now have greater access into foreign countries. Opportunities for Maranatha students [Continue Reading...]

Study Abroad Program Combines Academics, Missions

Study Abroad Program Combines Academics, Missions

Any Maranatha student can experience a different culture firsthand by taking advantage of the Study Abroad program. “It’s a great opportunity for students to make new friends … and be a witness,” said Dr. Manuel Morales, Associate Professor of Spanish, who oversees the program. Students going to Peru take classes at César Vallejo University, which [Continue Reading...]

DeLozier Named NCCAA Player of the Year

DeLozier Named NCCAA Player of the Year

Maranatha senior outside hitter Torey DeLozier has been named National Christian College Athletic Association Player of the Year by both the NCCAA and the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The awards ceremony will take place Dec. 14 in Louisville, Ky., at a banquet that takes place in conjunction with the NCAA Division I Championships and the [Continue Reading...]

Bridge to Campus: Accessible, Affordable Education

Bridge to Campus: Accessible, Affordable Education

Maranatha keeps moving forward! The launch of Bridge to Campus is another giant step in our mission of developing leaders for worldwide local church ministry. The Bridge to Campus program provides a fantastic first-year experience, utilizing the latest in videoconferencing technology to allow students to attend Maranatha classes at sites closer to home. Each site [Continue Reading...]

Rice Encourages Burden for Deaf Ministries

Rice Encourages Burden for Deaf Ministries

Ronnie Rice, an evangelist with International Deaf Ministries of Virginia, spoke to Maranatha’s Beginning Sign Language class recently. Rice was an orphan, saved as a teenager while working at Bill Rice Ranch. Ranch employees were required to attend church services. It was at one of those services that a church member led Rice to the [Continue Reading...]

Chinese Students Find New Home at Maranatha

Chinese Students Find New Home at Maranatha

Chinese students Chun Chun Zhang (Patricia) and Wen Qian Shang Guan (Anna) joined the Maranatha student body this fall. Both were saved after an evangelist spoke at their high school, Eucon International School in Saipan. Anna said she was thankful her parents did not forbid her from coming to a college so far from home. [Continue Reading...]

Garza-Madrid Joins Science Faculty

Garza-Madrid Joins Science Faculty

Maranatha’s newest science faculty member is an MD who spent most of his life in Mexico, earned a doctorate in an engineering specialty, once taught high school biology and college linguistics at the same time, recently completed a research fellowship at one of America’s most prestigious universities, and doesn’t yet own a real winter coat. [Continue Reading...]

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...]

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...]