Design Shown at Creation Conference

Design Shown at Creation Conference

Molecular genetics, common ancestry, and endogenous retroviruses probably aren’t a part of your ordinary conversation. However, for several Maranatha students and faculty members, they presented an extraordinary opportunity. Maranatha science faculty member Dr. Ying Liu’s Molecular Genetics Research class has only been offered three times since 2008, with only a handful of students participating. However, [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...]

Nursing Department Adds “Kid Kasey,” “Baby Micah”

Nursing Department Adds “Kid Kasey,” “Baby Micah”

Maranatha nursing students may be surprised this fall to meet a small family living in the Dining Complex’s bottom floor. Pediatric and infant simulators affectionately nicknamed “Kid Kasey” and “Baby Micah” have joined adult medical simulator “Hal” in the Nursing Department’s educational family. The newest medical mannequins arrived in mid-May. “Hal,” in his mock hospital [Continue Reading...]

Ray (’11) Shares Science Postgraduate Experiences

Ray (’11) Shares Science Postgraduate Experiences

Andrea Ray’s conversation with another Purdue University graduate student confirmed that God had placed her in the right place at the right time. “She said to me, ‘The only things I knew about you were that you spoke Spanish and that you believed in God,’ ” Ray recalled. Ray (’11) talked to Maranatha science students [Continue Reading...]

Medical Professions Await Dean (’10), Mackey (’12)

Medical Professions Await Dean (’10), Mackey (’12)

Brynley Dean (’10) describes her five-year academic challenge of earning a double major in piano performance and humanities/applied science as a somewhat diverse learning experience. “Combining the two was very interesting at times,” Dean says. “I would go from analyzing a Beethoven sonata to dissecting a sheep brain.” Dean is preparing to leave her current [Continue Reading...]

Sherburn (’04) Brings Scientific Perspective to Winterfest

Sherburn (’04) Brings Scientific Perspective to Winterfest

Dr. Jesse Sherburn is grateful for a job with positive impact—no pun intended. Sherburn (’04), a Research Mechanical Engineer at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, MS, returned to campus recently to speak to the student body during Winterfest week. He took a short respite from duties that [Continue Reading...]

Heidi Fletcher: God Provides

Heidi Fletcher: God Provides

The locker room scene was odd, especially following a victory. Players hugged, cried, and said goodbye to Heidi Fletcher. The sophomore guard from Riverdale, MI, had packed her belongings for the Dec. 17 trip to Grand Rapids, MI, where Maranatha’s women’s basketball team was to play Grace Bible College. When the bus drove away from [Continue Reading...]