College of Arts and Sciences,
Department of Applied Science
Mr. Shawn Spencer moved from West Virginia to join the Applied Science faculty in the fall of 2022. He brings a wealth of science knowledge to his position, as well as years of experience in part-time and full-time ministry. Spencer served in the Army Reserves, working with signal support systems and nuclear-biological-chemical detection systems and spent ten years working as a chemical engineer. Spencer also followed the Lord’s leading to minister as an associate pastor, pastor, and Biblical counselor.
When applying for this faculty position, Spencer said, “I would love to serve the Lord by training men to serve the Lord, whether in the church or in the workplace. Dr. Lane Hansel, Chair of the Applied Science Department, stated, “Shawn brings extensive knowledge and real-life application of chemistry to the classroom from his years of work experience in the field. He is eager to help our students succeed both in and out of the classroom as he prepares them for their next steps.”
Education and Credentials
MS Chemistry, in progress, Grand Canyon University
MA Biblical Counseling, Maranatha Baptist University
MMin, The Crown College of the Bible
BS Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University Institute of Technology
MORE ABOUT SHAWN SPENCER
Campus Involvement: Head Coach for MBU Men’s Volleyball and Assistant Coach for Women’s Volleyball
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Family: Shawn and his wife, Marla, have been married since 1999, and have four children. Marla teaches English at Maranatha Baptist Academy
Other activities and interests: Spencer’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, and woodworking. He also enjoys coaching.