Biography

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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MBU ROTC Grad Leads On

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of MBU’s ROTC program, Captain Joseph Furnari (’12) delivered a message in chapel about true satisfaction. He read from Jeremiah 2:13, which shows the children of Israel forsaking God and looking for satisfaction apart from Him. Furnari shared several experiences from his own life and his realization that only…

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Ethics and Leadership

  Attending the National Conference on Ethics in America at West Point gave me the opportunity to interact with individuals from across the United States and discuss tough issues. The conference was well planned, and we enjoyed listening to a variety of speakers. Both civilians and military students sat at each table. This arrangement allowed for a diverse…

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Maranatha Welcomes New Captain to ROTC Program

  Name: Jon D. DeGreeff Duty Position: Assistant Professor of Military Science Branch: Infantry Telephone: (763) 439-4147 Email: jon.degreeff@mbu.edu Jon enlisted as an Infantryman into the Minnesota National Guard 34th Infantry Division in 2004. Following his basic and advanced Infantry School, he signed a Simultaneous Military Program Scholarship and served as a Cadet through the…

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