Music to the Glory of God

Music to the Glory of God

The Spanish class shifted in their chairs, listening twice to Gabriel Rodriguez’s chapel message on the purpose of music, first in the Puerto Rican’s native tongue and then repeated by interpretation into English. Rodriguez is Maranatha’s 2014 Artist Series concert performer, a classical guitarist who earned his bachelor’s and master’s at the Conservatory of Music [Continue Reading...]

No Greater Joy

No Greater Joy

“Mrs. Cedarholm would often quote, ‘I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth’ (3 John 1:4),” commented Dean of Students and Alumni Director, Dr. John Davis. “She thought of the students and alumni as her own children, and she nurtured those relationships as much as possible around campus and [Continue Reading...]

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...]

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...]