Christian vs. Secular College

Christian vs. Secular College

Bill exhaled a small sigh of relief as he dropped the yellow legal pad onto the kitchen table. After hours of adding, subtracting, budgeting, and projecting, he had obtained clear-cut numerical evidence that his daughter Kelly would be attending State University in the fall. It was a less expensive option than the Christian college four [Continue Reading...]

The Lord Provides: Maranatha Scholarships

The Lord Provides: Maranatha Scholarships

Nearly 80 percent of Maranatha students receive some type of financial aid, but many still need help to bridge the financial gap and graduate.  Institutional scholarships, given to students by the College, can be a tremendous encouragement. Relatively new scholarship programs benefit students in two of Maranatha’s core academic department, Bible and Church Ministries and [Continue Reading...]

Regional Accreditation: The Right Question

Regional Accreditation: The Right Question

U.S. News and World Report, in an article about online bachelor’s degrees, said, “… the first thing you need to know about any online school you’re considering is whether or not it is certified by one of the six national U.S. accrediting bodies. This is called regional accreditation, and it’s the highest form of accreditation [Continue Reading...]

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...]

The Music Lives On: The Brown Scholarship

The Music Lives On: The Brown Scholarship

Download the PDF version here An old cassette tape recorder symbolizes Dr. David Brown’s most enduring memory of his father. “Dad would sit on the front row at every concert of mine with his cassette recorder, taping ever y note,” Brown said. “He wasn’t a great musician, but he was a huge fan of music.” [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...]