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Why Society?

Why Society?

At MBU, societies form the backbone of a unified student body. They help students engage in new ministries and provide them with the chance to meet and connect with other students they may not regularly see around campus. Through society, students grow spiritually...
3 Ways You Grow at College

3 Ways You Grow at College

Why go to college? Isn’t it obvious? A degree, right? Well, a degree is, of course, a huge part of college. But most graduates admit that what they learn from college is so much more than academic. The college experience (especially on campus) pushes students to grow...
Jennifer Dunlop, New Library Director

Jennifer Dunlop, New Library Director

Miss Jennifer Dunlop assumed the position of MBU’s Library Director on June 13, 2022. Dunlop took over for Miss Lois Oetken, who had been serving as Interim Library Director since January 2022. Dunlop returns to Maranatha having served as a Library Supervisor and an...
Faculty Highlight | Dr. Milton Jones

Faculty Highlight | Dr. Milton Jones

One of MBU’s more recent additions, Maranatha Baptist Bible Institute (MBBI), arose from the mind of Dr. Milton Jones. Founded under his leadership, MBBI has grown exponentially throughout the last few years as students enroll with a desire to know God more and learn...
An Enjoyable Day | MBU Golf Classic

An Enjoyable Day | MBU Golf Classic

It has been two weeks since Maranatha hosted the 23rd Annual Golf Classic at the Watertown Country Club on June 10, 2022. The sunny day was filled with good golf, better food, and excellent fellowship. From 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. golfers arrived, checked in, warmed up on...
Steinbart Moves to Full-time Faculty

Steinbart Moves to Full-time Faculty

Miss Melody Steinbart will be transitioning to a full-time faculty role in the Department of Music in the Fall of 2022. Steinbart holds an MM in Music Performance and String Pedagogy from East Carolina University and a BA in String Pedagogy from Maranatha Baptist...
2022 Scholarship Awards

2022 Scholarship Awards

This year, the  Scholarship Awards Ceremony was different; instead of gathering during the chapel hour, students, faculty, and donors fellowshipped over dinner in the DC on April 18th. Students were seated with their donors, giving them the opportunity to get to know...
Johns Moves to Full-time Faculty

Johns Moves to Full-time Faculty

Mr. Timothy Johns will be transitioning out of the Student Life Office into the College of Bible and Church Ministries as a full-time faculty member in the Fall of 2022. Johns holds an MA in Biblical Counseling from Maranatha Baptist Seminary, a BA in Business...
Rob Fuller Joins Student Life as Dean of Men

Rob Fuller Joins Student Life as Dean of Men

Pastor Rob Fuller will be joining the Maranatha Baptist University Student Life Office as the Dean of Men in the Fall of 2022. Fuller will replace Tim Johns who is transitioning to serve as a full-time faculty member in the College of Bible & Church Ministries....
2022 ROTC Commissioning

2022 ROTC Commissioning

May 6, 2022 | by Taylor Pill   Sacrifice. Honor. Tradition. These three ideas permeate everything that happens in a 36-minute ceremony in Burckart Hall on Commencement Weekend. Three Army ROTC cadets – Reagan Abbey, Kendall Elms, and John Stille – stand tall in...
2022 Convocation Ceremony

2022 Convocation Ceremony

Dr. David Ledgerwood, Chair of the Music Department, welcomed the graduates to the gymnasium with a resounding piano rendition of “Who Is on the Lord’s Side?” on the morning of Friday, May 6. Parents and grandparents held phones high to capture a quick photo as the...
2022 Baccalaureate Service

2022 Baccalaureate Service

Smiles and laughter were plentiful as the graduate candidates entered the gymnasium on the evening of Thursday, May 5, for the Baccalaureate service. The Baccalaureate service at Maranatha Baptist University is a special ceremony dedicated to individual recognition...
2022 Nurse Pinning Ceremony

2022 Nurse Pinning Ceremony

The 2022 Nursing Class gathered with family and friends in the Maranatha gymnasium on Thursday, May 5, for the culmination of their undergraduate nursing program: the Nurse Pinning ceremony. This ceremony carries significance in the career of a nurse as it is the...
Ruth Tan | MBU English Alumna Update

Ruth Tan | MBU English Alumna Update

Ruth Tan, an English and TESOL graduate of MBU, has seen the Lord work in her life in unique ways – including sending her back to her home country, Singapore. Upon arrival, she became CELTA certified to teach English as a second language and applied for several...
Lydia Narloch | First Nursing Class Alumna Update

Lydia Narloch | First Nursing Class Alumna Update

As a member of the very first graduating class from MBU’s Nursing program, alumna Lydia Narloch remains forever thankful for God’s timing. MBU introduced the Nursing program during her sophomore year and, having already felt God’s calling in the area of Nursing, Lydia...