• Alumni In Business: Jess Rogers ’00, M.Ed ’02

    “Bet big and you win big, but if you bet small, you never win big.” Alumna and entrepreneur Jess Rogers carries this advice in her pocket. It is advice she took to heart and poured into her thriving tutoring business: TutorVille. Jess graduated from HBU with her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Speech …

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  • Alumni In business: Jason Bible, MBA ’09

    “If you’re really serious about starting a business, just quit your job now and go do it. The best time to start is right now.” That is essentially what Jason Bible did when he and his partner started their first business, Houston House Buyers, in July of 2013. In 2009, Jason graduated from HBU with …

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  • Building Leaders: Doctoral Program Begins!

    The Ten Pillars vision calls Houston Baptist University to “Embrace the Challenge of Christian Graduate Education” and “Move to the Next Level as an Institution.” While HBU has previously embraced the challenge of Christian higher education, The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences (COEBS) further answered the call with the introduction of the Doctor of …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This week’s review: Hidden Figures and Fences

    I said farewell to 2016 with two very serious films: Hidden Figures and Fences. Both are set in the 1950s and will make the audience psychologically uncomfortable, but they are worth seeing. Hidden Figures is based upon the struggle of several African-American women to succeed while working for NASA in the early days of the …

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  • Houston Theological Seminary – The Word is Out

    Houston Theological Seminary’s Master of Divinity (MDiv) program started with its first class of 17 students. The program is offered both on the HBU campus and at the Woodway campus of Second Baptist Church. In addition to the MDiv students, more than 250 not-for-credit students are attending the courses offered at Second Baptist Church. Dr. …

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  • Bob and Janice McNair Donate to HBU

    Igniting Your Vision With Purpose

    HBU Teams with Houston Texans owner, establishing the HBU McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise Honor the Lord with your wealth, and with the first fruits of your produce;” Proverbs 3:9 (ESV). Bob and Janice McNair exemplify this biblical guidance, and they are enabling Houston Baptist University to teach such truth to students. The …

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  • The Case for Christ Movie to Release Spring 2017

    Lee Strobel’s dramatic personal conversion story, told in his book The Case for Christ, is being adapted to the screen for release in 2,500 theaters across the country in the spring of 2017. PureFlix, the company that produced God’s Not Dead (2014) and its sequel, approached the best-selling author, apologist and former atheist about a …

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  • A New Look for Moody Library

    Moody Library, one of the first buildings on the HBU campus, has been renovated into a vibrant and inviting hub focused on holistic education due to generous gift s from the Hamill Foundation, Houston Endowment, the Moody Foundation and the Doris and Terry Looper family. In phase one last year, the library and library services …

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  • HBU Alumnus Zimmerman Elected Mayor of Sugarland

    Houston Baptist University MBA Alumnus Joe Zimmerman ’89 was elected mayor of Sugar Land, Texas, on June 11, 2016. Sugar Land is in the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area and is one of the fastest-growing and most affluent cities in Texas. The 2016 estimated population of Sugar Land is 87,367. Joe Zimmerman and his wife, …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Timothy Ewest

    Dr. Timothy Ewest, associate professor of management in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, has recently contributed to a book sponsored by the United Nations and Principles of Responsible Management Education titled Beyond the Bottom Line: Integrating the UN Global Compact into Business Practice, Greenleaf Publishing. Dr. Ewest’s chapter is titled, “Prosocially-centered Leadership Creates Global …

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