Posts Tagged ‘MBU’

Picture of Progress: From Mexico to MBU Grad to Manager

Sebastian Munoz became the Missouri Baptist University coffee shop manager by more than simply applying for a job. The journey Munoz embarked on includes marriage, immigration and a college degree.

Photo by Matt Williams    

Sebastian Munoz meets with an employee inside thePerk coffee shop on the Missouri Baptist University campus, where he works as manager of the popular student gathering spot.  

A Street Witnesser at Heart

Perhaps recognized by his long locks and Zumba graces, Dr. David Bailey, associate professor of psychology at Missouri Baptist University, shares his honest words and hand gestures that reveal a new understanding for who this Renaissance man really is.

Photo by Abigail Scanio

A Time to Grow: MBU in Nature Club Buds on Campus

The organization, which sprouted last semester, plans on branching out and spreading its roots throughout the university community and beyond.

Photo by Anna Maitlin Hughes

Tanya Drochner, vice president of MBU in Nature, a club organized to promote ecological sustainability, both locally and globally, loads a compost bin.

Dr. Ladd Faszold, Where Will Life Take Him Next?

Just days after coming home from the Grammy Awards in New York, Dr. Ladd Faszold, professor of music in the Fine Arts Division, sat down in his office with the sound of piano playing in the hallway to discuss where life has taken him.

Photo by Haley Sandvoss

Dr. Ladd Faszold has been at MBU for more than three decades, but did you know he’s performed on stage at Carnegie Hall six times? Or that he’s been to the Grammys as a voting member of the academy? Or that he’s flown into the Grand Canyon? Or that he collects stamps?

30 Years: The McClain Reign

“So, yes, I am an Okie from Muskogee and the son of a preacher man, which are two country western songs of another generation.”

Photo by Shelby Wannemuehler

After this summer’s semester, the director of Christian Studies, Dr. Curtis McClain (pictured above), will be celebrating 30 years of teaching and discipleship at Missouri Baptist University. 


About MBU Timeline


Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student news network of Missouri Baptist University.
*The WordPress site has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 3,000 sessions and about 5,000 pageviews per month.
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 40 or 50 hits, or as many as 8,000 hits.
*We have readers in every state and 93 countries around the world. We have several readers in Brazil, the United Kingdom, India and Australia.
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Contact us at: