Annual Fund Campaign: Thank You For Investing in Me

Annual Fund Campaign: Thank You For Investing in Me

Download the PDF version here Maranatha Director of Development Steve Board said that, as fundraising efforts go, the Safety and Security Campaign was not a hard sell at all. “I think everybody understands that, in the environment we live in today, students need security,” Board said. “Especially where they live and sleep.” One of the [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Online’s Degree Completion Program

Maranatha Online’s Degree Completion Program

Download the PDF version here 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. [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha’s Nursing Department: One of a Kind

Maranatha’s Nursing Department: One of a Kind

Download the PDF version here Maranatha’s Nursing Department is now one of a kind. The College received notification Oct. 11 that it has been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the nation’s primary accreditation agency for nursing colleges and schools. Maranatha now has the distinction of being the only fundamental Christian college [Continue Reading...]

Education: A Worthwhile Investment?

Education: A Worthwhile Investment?

Download the PDF version here Many print and Web publications regularly explore the topic of whether a college education is worthwhile. This has become an even more common discussion recently. America’s economic downturn has made answering this question a high priority for many families. When the most current evidence is examined, however, the consensus is [Continue Reading...]

Rice Encourages Burden for Deaf Ministries

Rice Encourages Burden for Deaf Ministries

Ronnie Rice, an evangelist with International Deaf Ministries of Virginia, spoke to Maranatha’s Beginning Sign Language class recently. Rice was an orphan, saved as a teenager while working at Bill Rice Ranch. Ranch employees were required to attend church services. It was at one of those services that a church member led Rice to the [Continue Reading...]

Garza-Madrid Joins Science Faculty

Garza-Madrid Joins Science Faculty

Maranatha’s newest science faculty member is an MD who spent most of his life in Mexico, earned a doctorate in an engineering specialty, once taught high school biology and college linguistics at the same time, recently completed a research fellowship at one of America’s most prestigious universities, and doesn’t yet own a real winter coat. [Continue Reading...]

Nursing Department Earns CCNE Accreditation

Nursing Department Earns CCNE Accreditation

Maranatha’s Nursing Department is now one of a kind. The College received notification Oct. 11 that it has been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the nation’s primary accreditation agency for nursing colleges and schools. Maranatha now has the distinction of being the only fundamental Christian college with overall institutional regional accreditation [Continue Reading...]

Morales Articles Published in Linguistics Journals

Morales Articles Published in Linguistics Journals

Two professional linguistics journals recently published articles written by Dr. Manuel Morales, Spanish Professor at Maranatha. The first, titled “The Influence of Mental Imagery on the Preterite and Imperfect in Spanish,” was published in Vida Hispanica. The article discussed the acquisition of certain elements of Spanish grammar. The second, “Second Language Acquisition of Spanish by [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Music Students Score in 90th Percentile

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.  A sampling of other state and Christian universities taking this exam include Mississippi, Tulsa, Evansville, Kent State, Clearwater Christian, Cornerstone, Liberty, Northwestern, and Wheaton. The department began [Continue Reading...]

U.S. Senate Candidate Thompson Visits Campus

U.S. Senate Candidate Thompson Visits Campus

“You have a nursing program?” “You have ROTC?” “Wait, you have a Sport Management degree?” Former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson seemed surprised at the breadth of education available at Maranatha when he visited campus July 13. The surprise was warranted; after all, Maranatha has come a long way since Thompson was [Continue Reading...]