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Dr. Michael Ward to head HBU’s new C.S. Lewis Centre in Oxford
April 17, 2013
Dr. Michael Ward, one of the world’s pre-eminent scholars in C.S. Lewis studies and imaginative apologetics, has been recruited to HBU to serve as a professor in apologetics and the director of its new C.S. Lewis Centre in Oxford, England.
Source: HBU News
Filmmaker Joshua Sikora to direct Cinema & New Media Arts program
April 10, 2013
Joshua Sikora, a California-based independent filmmaker and new media entrepreneur, has been recruited to HBU to develop and head up its Cinema & New Media Arts program, which will debut in August 2013.
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The Collegian places first in Overall Excellence at TIPA
April 8, 2013
The Collegian, HBU’s official student newspaper, placed first in overall excellence at the Division 4 level in the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s university competition April 4-6.
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Huskies announce 2013 football schedule
March 26, 2013
The Huskies will play six football games – including four in Houston – during their inaugural developmental season in the fall of 2013.
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HBU web site named Best Education Site of 2012!
February 14, 2013
HBU was voted the Best Education Site in Kentico's Site of the Year 2012 competition.
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BestSchools.org ranks HBU among top five Best Colleges for Studying Bible
January 15, 2013
HBU has vaulted onto the map with its “Ten Pillars” vision. This driving initiative meets biblical preparedness with worldview and apologetics training, all within a Great Books classical curriculum.
Source: HBU News
Nancy, Richard Pearcey to lead Francis Schaeffer Center at HBU
December 21, 2012
Under direction of Nancy and J. Richard Pearcey, the Francis Schaeffer Center for Worldview and Culture at HBU will promote foundational research and out-of-the-box creative thinking based on historic Christianity as a total way of life informed by verifiable truth concerning God, humanity, and the cosmos.
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Spirit of Excellence Gala raises funds for nursing
November 2, 2012
The 2012 Spirit of Excellence Gala raised more than $1 million to support the HBU School of Nursing and Allied Health.
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HBU reveals official football helmet
September 26, 2012
HBU made history when it revealed the official football helmet design during Convocation on Sept. 26.
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Center for Christianity in Business to host cross-cultural ethics conference
September 6, 2012
The Center for Christianity in Business at HBU will co-host "Business Ethics: Christian Perspectives from China and America," on Monday, Oct. 1, at the Westchase Marriott Hotel.
Source: HBU News
HBU announces first football signing class
August 13, 2012
Head coach Vic Shealy announced six local student-athletes as the first football signing class in HBU history during a press conference on Monday, Aug. 13.
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BestSchools.org ranks HBU among top 10 Best Colleges for Homeschool Graduates
June 27, 2012
HBU's “Ten Pillars” vision includes homeschool-friendly goals such as Build on the Classics, Bring Athens and Jerusalem Together [integrate philosophy and Christianity], Increase Cultural Impact, Expand on the Creative Arts, Create a Strong Global Focus, and more.
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New M.Ed. students to receive iPads
June 26, 2012
All students admitted for the first time to HBU's on-campus Master of Education (M.Ed.) program for the fall 2012 term will receive an iPad.
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Vic Shealy named HBU’s first head football coach
April 9, 2012
Former Kansas defensive coordinator takes reigns of Huskies’ program.
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HBU to begin offering Master of Arts in Philosophy
April 3, 2012
Houston Baptist University will begin offering a Master of Arts in Philosophy (MAPhil) in August 2012.
Source: HBU News
Dr. John Mark Reynolds named new provost
February 28, 2012
Renowned scholar John Mark Reynolds to bolster University leadership as provost
Source: HBU News
ATP Oil & Gas CEO to deliver Brown Lecture
February 6, 2012
The HBU School of Business will hold its 2012 Brown Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. in the Belin Chapel on the HBU campus. The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.
Source: HBU News
Mock trial team earns fifth consecutive spot in National Tournament’s opening round
February 6, 2012
HBU's Blue Team placed second overall at the American Mock Trial Association's Houston Regional Tournament, held Feb. 3-5 on the HBU campus. More than 170 students on 22 different teams representing 15 colleges and universities, including the University of Texas and the University of Georgia, competed at the event.
Source: HBU News
"An Act of Providence" wins writing award for institutional history
February 2, 2012
An Act of Providence, the history of HBU's first 50 years compiled and written by Vice President Emeritus Don Looser, has received the History Writing Award for Institutional History from the Texas Baptist Historical Society. The award will be presented during the annual meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Texas in Corpus Christi in November 2012.
Source: HBU News
HBU's search for football coach generating "overwhelming" response
January 27, 2012
Houston Baptist University's Director of Athletics Steve Moniaci addresses the media during a press conference where it was announced that Houston Baptist University has accepted an invitation to join the Southland Conference beginning with 2013-14 academic year.
Source: Houston Chronicle
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