School of Nursing Holds Traditional Pinning Ceremony

School of Nursing Holds Traditional Pinning Ceremony

Faculty, staff, family, friends, preceptors, and soon-to-be nursing graduates attended Maranatha Baptist University’s pinning ceremony in Burckart Hall on Thursday morning, May 7, celebrating the accomplishments of Maranatha’s School of Nursing Class of 2015. Nursing student Abigail Kobosh was honored with the Florence Nightingale Best Bedside Nurse Award for her “consistent and outstanding bedside manner, [Continue Reading…]

MBU School of Nursing: Caring for the Whole Person

MBU School of Nursing: Caring for the Whole Person

When Maranatha students requested a nursing program a number of years ago, the administration teamed up with a local technical college to provide one. Over time, Maranatha’s nursing program progressed, and eventually the current Director of the School of Nursing, Kelly Crum, was hired in 2009. Then the crosstown agreement with the local technical college [Continue Reading…]

Nursing in Peru, From a Student’s Perspective

Nursing in Peru, From a Student’s Perspective

For Marea Kazarovich (’14), the choice was either nursing or teaching. When she found her heart was leaning more toward nursing, it wasn’t a choice anymore. She transferred from her online program at another university to the campus of Maranatha. With her dreams of overseas orphanage work, MBU’s nursing degree was perfect. But nursing wasn’t [Continue Reading…]

New Nursing Faculty Sees Life Like It Is: A Ministry

New Nursing Faculty Sees Life Like It Is: A Ministry

Maranatha Baptist University welcomes associate professor Christy Holshouser to the School of Nursing. Holshouser graduated as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Alabama Birmingham in December 2010. Currently she works as a family nurse practitioner at Doctors Care in Greer, SC, and will transition into a faculty position at Maranatha Baptist University in [Continue Reading…]

Students and Donors Blessed by Scholarships

Students and Donors Blessed by Scholarships

Every April, Maranatha Baptist University invites representatives from over 25 privately funded scholarships to attend its annual Scholarship Awards Chapel. During this chapel, Maranatha presents current undergraduate students with scholarships reflective of their majors, character, and financial needs. Various family members and friends set up the majority of the scholarships as memorials for loved ones, [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Hosts First Nursing Summit

Maranatha Hosts First Nursing Summit

Maranatha Baptist University hosted its first nursing summit, “The Gray Divide: Navigating Ethical Challenges in Nursing” during the weekend of March 14-15, 2014. Keynote speakers, Dr. Jan Milton (Operation Renewed Hope) and Dr. David Gibbs III (President of the National Center for Life and Liberty), joined Maranatha School of Nursing Director, Mrs. Kelly Crum, to [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…]

Maranatha’s Nursing Department: One of a Kind

Maranatha’s Nursing Department: One of a Kind

Download the PDF version here 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 [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…]