Weeks Added to Baptist Hall of Fame

Weeks Added to Baptist Hall of Fame

Dr. Richard Weeks had many different titles: Historian, Academic Dean, Bible Faculty, Committee Member, and Sports Statistician. Now there has been a new title added to that list: Hall of Fame member. Weeks has been inducted into the Baptist Hall of Fame. This is an honor previously given notable Baptists such as Ann Judson, Bob [Continue Reading...]

David Baldwin, 1948-2011

David Baldwin, 1948-2011

David Baldwin, who devoted much of his life to teaching Christian character through athletics, first became a believer through his interest in sports. “Dave started coming to church in order to play softball on Monday nights,” recalled Dr. Robert Loggans, whose father, Dr. John Loggans, was pastor of First Baptist Church of Goodells, MI, at [Continue Reading...]

Davis Spotlighted in BrightWork Webinar

Davis Spotlighted in BrightWork Webinar

Dr. Matt Davis can construct a new Academic Quality Improvement Project web page in about three minutes. He admits it wasn’t always like this. “One year ago, I didn’t know anything about SharePoint,” Davis said. “I became a SharePoint guru overnight—or at least that’s what some people on campus think.” Maranatha’s Executive Vice President was [Continue Reading...]

Crum Named Director of Distance Learning

Crum Named Director of Distance Learning

Maranatha has announced that Dr. Jeffrey Crum will serve as Director of Distance Learning, effective Jan. 3. Dr. Crum has served as Director of Communications since February of 2009. His new role comes at a time of substantial growth for Maranatha Online. Enrollment among high school students alone jumped 75 percent between the 2009-10 and [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Approved for Seal of Excellence

Maranatha Approved for Seal of Excellence

Maranatha was recently approved to continue to display the Best of America Seal of Excellence, a symbol of charities meeting strict accountability and program cost standards. The College’s financial practices were studied by Christian Charities USA, an independent agency that annually reviews its member charities. Christian Charities USA recommended Maranatha for the Seal of Excellence, [Continue Reading...]

Growing Gifts: Remembering Dr. Robert Hanneman

Growing Gifts: Remembering Dr. Robert Hanneman

When 9-year-old Anna Tilghman needed a subject for her elementary school science report, she chose the potato. “Considering who her grandfather was, it didn’t surprise me a bit,” said Betty Hanneman, Anna’s grandmother. Betty Hanneman established the Robert Hanneman Memorial Scholarship in 2003 in memory of her husband, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor and U.S. [Continue Reading...]

A Campus that Cares

A Campus that Cares

Satisfaction is an elusive concept. Some schools and workplaces may assume their students and employees are satisfied because those at the top of the administrative ladder don’t hear much grumbling. Those supervisors may be right, or maybe they’re just not listening. Or, maybe those below them fear reprisal for honest feedback. Happily, Maranatha is listening. [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Completes Campus Emergency Plan

Maranatha Completes Campus Emergency Plan

Maranatha cares about its students and employees. That spirit of caring was demonstrated during the two-year process of completing the Campus Emergency Preparedness Plan that recently received a favorable review from the Higher Learning Commission. “This project reflects exceptional accomplishments made by the campus in a short period of time,” the review document stated. The [Continue Reading...]

Lumm Named Chief Information Officer

Lumm Named Chief Information Officer

Dr. Werner Lumm has been named Chief Information Officer at Maranatha, effective immediately. Dr. Lumm has been serving as Facilities Manager since coming to the College in 2009 and has been Administrator of Maranatha Virtual Academy since 2010. He will retain those duties in this new position as well as overseeing the Information Technology office [Continue Reading...]