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    Dr. Sloan’s HBU Timeline

    The years of Dr. Robert Sloan’s tenure at HBU have been full of numerous University accomplishments and noteworthy items to celebrate. Here is just one of the many highlights for each year. 2006 September 1: Dr. Robert B. Sloan becomes the third president of Houston Baptist University. 2007 The Morris Cultural Arts Center, with McNair …

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    Master’s In Apologetics Online Makes High-Level Program Accessible

    Growing up as a “military kid” in locations across the U.S., Houston Baptist University Professor Dr. Philip Tallon learned to be adaptable to his family’s way of life. Yet, accepting the precepts of the Christianity he’d been taught wasn’t as simple as accepting a new town or school. “I think I have a comfort with …

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    HBU Hackathon Boot Camp Gives High School Students Glimpse of Entrepreneurial Possibilities

    Thinking entrepreneurially isn’t just for business majors; it’s applicable for every student and all disciplines, says Michael Player, administrative director for Houston Baptist University’s McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. “Entrepreneurship is a catalyst. People who are in athletics, fine arts, medical fields and more can all benefit,” he said. “An entrepreneur thinks like …

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    HBU Graduate School Reaches 1,000 Students Enrolled

    The Houston Baptist University Graduate School is growing in offerings and in students. Enrollment reached more than 1,000 students in the fall of 2017 — the most ever for the HBU Graduate School. HBU Director of Graduate Admissions Allyson Cates said the Graduate School’s enrollment has grown by almost 90 percent in the past five …

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    Saving and Self-Funding

    Read the first part of this series to learn more about HBU’s “A Higher Education” and return on your investments. To learn more about taking on debt, read the second part of the series here. Since 529 college investment plans were first implemented by states in 1996, saving for children’s college has become as normalized …

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  • Artistic Foundations for New Mediums: How Poetry Inspires Transcendent Cinema

    By Joshua Sikora One of the joys of teaching film at a university is the opportunity to explore the cinematic medium through the lens of other art forms. Working alongside painters, sculptors, composers, and poets, I am often challenged and inspired to see my artistic discipline in a new context. As such a young medium, …

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    Culture Influencers: Matthew Boyleston

    Dr. Matthew Boyleston, associate professor of English and Writing, recently served on a panel that recommended candidates for Houston Youth Poet Laureate to the Houston Mayor’s Office. This panel included the current Houston Poet Laureate, Deborah “Deep” Mouton, representatives from Inprint, Houston’s literary non-profit, and Writers in the Schools. The Houston Youth Poet Laureate is …

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    The Higher Education Conundrum: Taking on Debt

    Interested in learning more about HBU and your college finances? Click here to read the first part of this series. For many college students and families, taking on student loans is the plausible solution to obtaining a university education. Loans are often used to cover, not only college tuition and supplies, but basic living expenses …

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