Posts by Maranatha

Student Achievement Award Alumnus Combines the Army, Law, and Ministry

Outstanding Student Achievement Award Each year the School of Business faculty select one student to receive the Outstanding Student Achievement Award at commencement. The certificate reads, “[This award] offers distinctive recognition of an exceptional Business graduating senior at Maranatha Baptist University. The recipient has exhibited excellence in academic and spiritual leadership and holds great promise as…

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New Yorker Jeffrey Rupp Named 5,000th MBU Graduate

Graduation came to a halt on May 5, 2017, after Dr. Tracy Foster, Dean of the School of Business, called Jeffrey Rupp’s name. Dr. Marty Marriott, president of Maranatha Baptist University, stepped up to explain the interruption, naming Jeffrey Rupp the 5,000th graduate of MBU. He read a brief biography of Jeffrey Rupp, gifted him with…

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Maranatha Hosts ROTC Commissioning

A smaller crowd gathered to watch five MBU ROTC cadets commissioned into the United States Army as 2nd Lieutenant. ROTC Cadets Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenants Bryan Crane, Infantry, Active Army Jared Eitel, Infantry, Army National Guard Cody Gorski, Medical Services, Army National Guard Jeffrey Rupp, Engineer, Army, Reserves Sean Sutton, Ordnance, Active Army Capt. Jon…

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Spring Leadership Development Exercise (SLDX)

C Company cadets traveled to Ft. McCoy for a 3 day long field exercise to apply what they have learned in ROTC and expand on that knowledge with many classes and practical exercises. One of many classes they received was the first aid class taught by CDT Gorski. Cadets were taught the basics of evaluating,…

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BDE Commander and CSM Visit to Maranatha Baptist University

On the 9th of March 2016 the BDE Commander and the Command Sergeant Major traveled to Maranatha Baptist University to impart their advice and wisdom to the cadets of Charlie Company. Colonel Morgado, the BDE Commander, was extremely friendly and open when it came to answering questions for the cadets. One of the questions asked…

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Staff Ride

Many have said that “history is one of the best teachers.” I would agree that this maxim. A look back at history can teach us, especially those of us desiring to be U.S. Army officers, much about the highs and lows of Army officer-ship. This is primarily one of the reasons that the senior cadets…

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