Measuring a Spiritual Atmosphere

Measuring a Spiritual Atmosphere

If a spiritual atmosphere on campus is important to you in your college choice, you are not alone. In a fall 2013 MBU parent survey, parents rated the spiritual atmosphere on campus as the top influencer in their choice of Maranatha Baptist University, assigning it 4.8 points out of 5. New students, when surveyed, also [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Pin Title Hopes on Four Seniors

Crusaders Pin Title Hopes on Four Seniors

Hallie Sheley describes the 2012-13 women’s basketball season as “a year of pictures.” Sheley and Maranatha teammates and fellow four-year starters Torey DeLozier, Kristin Morrison, and Autumn Peotter have tried to ensure that the memories of their final season will be preserved in digital images. This “Fab Four” has contributed 4,851 points, 2,388 rebounds, 1,030 [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha No. 1 Seed for NCCAA Tournament

Maranatha No. 1 Seed for NCCAA Tournament

The Maranatha women’s basketball team has earned the No. 1 seed in the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II Championships, March 7-9 at Ohio Christian University in Circleville, OH. The Crusaders (21-6) will open the tournament with a quarterfinal game March 7 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time against North Central, MN (8-17). Four seniors, [Continue Reading...]

DeLozier Named NCCAA Player of the Year

DeLozier Named NCCAA Player of the Year

Maranatha senior outside hitter Torey DeLozier has been named National Christian College Athletic Association Player of the Year by both the NCCAA and the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The awards ceremony will take place Dec. 14 in Louisville, Ky., at a banquet that takes place in conjunction with the NCAA Division I Championships and the [Continue Reading...]

Klaudt Takes a Different Path to Maranatha

Klaudt Takes a Different Path to Maranatha

Marvin Klaudt, at first glance, is a typical transfer student going through transfer student battles—juggling his classes, enduring Wisconsin weather, and playing midfield for the Maranatha men’s soccer team. Klaudt recorded his second hat trick of the season Monday during a 10-2 win over Great Lakes Christian. He scored two game-winning goals in the same [Continue Reading...]

Elaine (Bartosh ’84) Smith Joins Athletic Hall of Fame

Elaine (Bartosh ’84) Smith Joins Athletic Hall of Fame

Elaine (Bartosh, ’84) Smith joined very select company Aug. 25 when she became the eighth member of the Maranatha Athletic Hall of Fame. “Simply put, I feel honored,” Smith said. “I am in awe to be pictured with the other inductees.” The Maranatha Athletic Department established the Maranatha Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004 to [Continue Reading...]

Counted Faithful: Larry Carlson and the Hershbergers

Counted Faithful: Larry Carlson and the Hershbergers

Three of Maranatha’s most faithful and enduring servants will retire this summer. Athletic Facilities Manager Larry Carlson has worked 40 years at the College, Registrar Dr. David Hershberger 38 and Teacher Education Department Associate Professor Barbara Hershberger 33. The Board of Trustees granted faculty emeritus status to the Hershbergers upon their retirement. These three stories [Continue Reading...]