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...]

Geneticist Zalapa Connects with Science Students

Geneticist Zalapa Connects with Science Students

Those who enjoy cranberry sauce as part of their Thanksgiving and Christmas meals have Dr. Juan Zalapa to thank. The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Horticulture faculty and USDA-ARS Research Genetecist spoke to a group of Maranatha students recently. Zalapa’s primary area of research is plant breeding and genetics, and his primary focus is the [Continue Reading...]

Teacher Education Department Hosts Summit

Teacher Education Department Hosts Summit

Educators from around south central Wisconsin traveled to Maranatha’s campus Oct. 17 when the College’s Teacher Education Department hosted the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Summit. The guest speaker was Curt Mould, Assessment and Data Coordinator and Response to Intervention Coach for the Watertown School district. Mould addressed behavior and discipline research and practical ways [Continue Reading...]

New Surroundings for Applied Science Faculty

New Surroundings for Applied Science Faculty

There are no beakers, test tubes, or Bunsen burners where Maranatha’s most recent renovation has taken place, but conversations in that building soon reveal it is a place for those who love science. Facilities Management workers recently completed an extensive remodeling of Duplex 4, the building that now hosts six Applied Science Department faculty offices. [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...]

Birnschein Featured Soloist for Green Bay Symphony

Birnschein Featured Soloist for Green Bay Symphony

Music Department faculty member Daniel Birnschein will be the featured trumpet soloist when the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra performs Nov. 12-13. The 7:30 p.m. concert at Green Bay West High School’s Ralph Holter Auditorium will be followed the next day by a 2 p.m. matinee performance at Fox Valley Lutheran High School. This will be [Continue Reading...]