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…]

Morales Articles Published in Linguistics Journals

Morales Articles Published in Linguistics Journals

Two professional linguistics journals recently published articles written by Dr. Manuel Morales, Spanish Professor at Maranatha. The first, titled “The Influence of Mental Imagery on the Preterite and Imperfect in Spanish,” was published in Vida Hispanica. The article discussed the acquisition of certain elements of Spanish grammar. The second, “Second Language Acquisition of Spanish by [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…]

Counted Faithful: Larry Carlson and the Hershbergers

Counted Faithful: Larry Carlson and the Hershbergers

Three of Maranatha’s most faithful and enduring servants will retire this summer. Athletic Facilities Manager Larry Carlson has worked 40 years at the College, Registrar Dr. David Hershberger 38 and Teacher Education Department Associate Professor Barbara Hershberger 33. The Board of Trustees granted faculty emeritus status to the Hershbergers upon their retirement. These three stories [Continue Reading…]

Flexibility, Organization Priorities for New Registrar

Flexibility, Organization Priorities for New Registrar

Steve Carlson says he hopes to capture some of the best of the past as he guides the Registrar’s Office into the future. “This might sound a bit ironic, but the one thing I most want to maintain as constant is an openness to change and adjustment,” Maranatha’s new Registrar said. “An institution like ours [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…]

Davis to Graduates: Love God

Davis to Graduates: Love God

See Graduation photo galleries here John Davis asked the Class of 2012 to consider the most important lesson they have learned at Maranatha, then speculated as to their answers. Nursing students, Davis guessed, might say performing an emergency tracheotomy; for teacher education majors, classroom management; for business majors, investment strategies; for biblical studies majors, proper [Continue Reading…]

Larry Carlson: Faithful for 40 Years

Larry Carlson: Faithful for 40 Years

Athletic Facilities Manager Larry Carlson’s primary work responsibilities—setting up folding chairs, ironing uniforms, maintaining playing fields and the gym floors—haven’t exactly helped land him in the spotlight. But whatever the job, Carlson did it for the Lord. “To me, it’s (my) part in the puzzle, and it takes a lot of people to make a [Continue Reading…]