• Dean’s List students honored

    A 3.5GPA is difficult to achieve. After rising early for classes, studying late into the nights, writing papers, visiting professors, searching out tutors in the Academic Success Center, and doing anything and everything they could to succeed, our Dean’s List students were recognized. This past Saturday, February 18, the Academic Success Center honored more than …

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  • “The Case for Christ” exclusive trailer, in theaters April 7

    A new exclusive trailer of PureFlix’s “The Case for Christ” was featured on USA Today February 9. The movie is named for Lee Strobel’s worldwide best-selling book and chronicles what happened when Lee’s wife, Leslie Strobel, became a Christian in 1980. As Leslie’s newfound faith combined with Lee’s hostility toward Christianity ripped their marriage apart, Lee used his investigative skills …

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  • Professors featured in national news, Dead Sea Scrolls discovery

    Two HBU faculty members from the School of Christian Thought, Dr. Jeremiah Johnston and Dr. Craig Evans, were featured in national news outlets this week because of an article they wrote about a new archaeological discovery at Qumran near the Dead Sea. On February 8, Fox News Opinion published “Why an incredible new discovery proves that the …

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    HBU Welcomes Leadership for Digital Online Expansion

    President Robert B. Sloan is delighted to welcome to the staff Dr. Steven Peterson as the new Vice President for Online/Digital Learning and Dr. Bobby “Jay” Spencer as the Associate Vice President for Digital/Online Operations in the HBU Pinky Pampell Online Division, a significant expansion of HBU’s online education. Steven D. Peterson, Ed.D., served Liberty University …

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    HBU students to compete in Challenge Bowl

    The American Heritage Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Houston, is reviving the concept of a popular 1970s television quiz show with a college challenge bowl this month. Houston Baptist University students will compete against Texas Southern University, Texas State University, and Sam Houston State University in the American History and Western Civilization Challenge Bowl January …

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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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  • HBU named 2017 Military Friendly® School

    In November, Houston Baptist University earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. HBU announced today that it has been named a Silver-level award recipient in the category of Small Private Schools for 2017. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: John Spoede

    On Thursday November 3rd, Dr. John Travis Spoede, Jr., director of the Center for Research/Doctoral Studies and assistant professor of education, and Dr. Roxy Riefkohl-Siegrist (from Renewing Hope Counseling Center) presented, “Ethics of Spiritual Issues in Addiction Counseling” at the Texas Counseling Association’s Professional Growth Conference in Dallas, Texas. In this session, participants learned about ethical considerations as …

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  • International Week, HBU students cultivate global focus

    International diversity and the beauty of cultural heritage were on display November 14-18 with HBU’s International Week, hosted by the International Student Organization (ISO) with help from the Student Programming Board. From food to clothing to language and tradition, many students enjoyed the opportunity to share their cultures with their peers and professors. Shannon Bedo, staff …

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  • Dr. Robert Sloan’s novel released!

    Dr. Robert B. Sloan, Jr., president of Houston Baptist University, is a man of many talents, including the ability to write young adult fiction! A far cry from the rigors of academic writing, Dr. Sloan has delved into his creativity and crafted Hamelin Stoop: The Eagle, the Cave, and the Footbridge. This fantasy novel follows eight-year-old Hamelin …

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