Posts Tagged ‘ROTC’

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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ROTC Cadets Recognized at Joint Award Ceremony

Congratulations to eight ROTC cadets who received awards on Wednesday, April 12 at the Joint Award Ceremony in Madison, WI. This ceremony brings the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine ROTC programs together annually to recognize their top Cadets and Midshipmen. These men have exemplified military and scholastic excellence as well as strong leadership qualities.

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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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ROTC Student Invited to Play Football in China

My recent trip to China to play football provided many first-time experiences. For the first time, I traveled overseas and visited a new culture with different customs, foods, cities, languages, and people. Rarely did I see a sign written in English, and the people around me spoke Chinese. I had trouble navigating the city, ordering…

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