Musicians in Top 10% for 5th Year

Musicians in Top 10% for 5th Year

Prior to graduation each year, Maranatha’s senior music majors take the ETS Major Field Exam in Music as a measure of their learning during their years at Maranatha. The test includes subsets on listening comprehension, written theory and written history. A sampling of other state and Christian universities taking this exam include Mississippi, Tulsa, Missouri, Evansville, [Continue Reading...]

Plugged In

Plugged In

James Mielke had been given a unique opportunity—to work as a camera operator for an entire week, video recording a Bible prophecy conference in Canada. The only problem was school, specifically his Maranatha Online classes. As it turned out, this was no problem at all. “I was able to work ahead a whole week,” said [Continue Reading...]

Taking the Next Step

Taking the Next Step

Pastors who encourage church members to participate in ministry often say “The best ability is availability.” When regional accreditation is discussed, however, portability—the ability for credits to transfer between colleges—is certainly among its most compelling aspects. The National Survey of Student Engagement found that up to 50 percent of all students either transfer or take [Continue Reading...]

DeLozier Earns NAC Woman of the Year

DeLozier Earns NAC Woman of the Year

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Maranatha athlete Torey DeLozier was recently selected by the Senior Woman Administrators’ Standing Committee of the Northern Athletic Conference as Woman of the Year for 2012-13 academic year. For DeLozier, this is the first time earning the prestigious award, and now represents the conference in the NCAA Woman of the Year selection [Continue Reading...]

Sisters Completing Degrees

Sisters Completing Degrees

After her second daughter was born in July, 2009, Beth Holmes decided it was time to finish what she had started back in 1997—her college degree. A few months later, Holmes applied to a local community college in hope of earning an associate’s degree. Holmes then came across a roadblock. The community college was unwilling [Continue Reading...]

Online Faculty Interview

Online Faculty Interview

Dr. David Saxon says teaching for Maranatha Online is “the best summer job I’ve ever had.” Saxon, a Professor of Bible at Maranatha, has 21 students in his Baptist Heritage class. Nine more are enrolled in Reformation Theology, a Seminary course. “I usually have 110 freshmen in Baptist Heritage in the fall,” Saxon explained. “You [Continue Reading...]

Time to (Finally) Finish College

Time to (Finally) Finish College

Ten years and four children after her last class at Maranatha, Shera O’Neal was still determined to finish college someday. “I knew it would be hard, but I never gave it (not finishing) a thought,” O’Neal said. The 30-year-old mom/substitute teacher/tutor/volleyball coach/bookkeeper from Dallas will soon have several full-time career options available to her, thanks [Continue Reading...]