• Spirit of HBU Walk of Honor Induction Recognizes HBU Stand-Outs

    During HBU’s Annual Family Weekend, the University Alumni Relations Office presented the 2017 Spirit of HBU Walk of Honor Induction. The dinner and ceremony honored a number of alumni, supporters, students, athletes, faculty and staff for their significant contributions.   The four leading awards were the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Meritorious Service Alumnus Award, the Hallmark Award and the Emma Key Faithful Servant Award. Dr. Robert B. Sloan, HBU president, said, …

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  • HBU Centralizing Study Abroad Opportunities

    For some time, Houston Baptist University departments and professors have offered study abroad and domestic exchange opportunities for students in places ranging from Los Angeles to Aberdeen, Scotland. Dr. Ronald Rexilius, HBU assistant provost, has been instrumental in placing an emphasis on international opportunities at HBU. “I grew up overseas; I was born in Vietnam and lived in Asia …

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  • HBU Artist-In-Residence Michael Roque Collins Helps Students Produce Their Best Work

    For HBU Senior Director of Visual Arts, Professor of Art and Artist-In-Residence (Painting) Michael Roque Collins, instruction in art flows naturally out of his love for translating his vision onto canvases.   He particularly relishes the opportunity to teach students in a Christian setting at HBU. “It’s an honor to teach here,” Collins said. “Doing painting is kind of like prayer. It’s about faith, hope, life and …

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  • HBU Fondly Remembers Jeannette Clift George

    The Houston Baptist University family mourns the loss of Mrs. Jeannette Clift George. George is known throughout the world for her role as Corrie ten Boom in the 1975 film dramatization of Boom’s autobiographical book, “The Hiding Place.” George is celebrated in the Houston region especially for founding the A.D. Players. Her beloved After Dinner Players began as a small group of …

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  • Dr. Archie W. Dunham Special Guest at Center for Christianity in Business Luncheon

    HBU College of Business namesake, Dr. Archie W. Dunham, was the speaker for the Center for Christianity in Business Networking Luncheon at HBU on January 26. The chairman emeritus of Chesapeake Energy and retired chairman of ConocoPhillips was interviewed by Robert B. Sloan, HBU president. Throughout his life, in both family and work life, Dunham has held onto several main tenets: honesty, integrity, perseverance and …

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  • HBU Senior Spends Two Summers in the US Foreign Service Internship Program

    When her father’s work took her to China as a child, Kathryn Ruble learned to love international settings and new languages. She heard of HBU when her father picked up a university pamphlet at a business conference. She now double-majors in Government and Criminal Justice. Ruble’s desire to work in international relations stirred her to seek opportunities for placements abroad early in her college tenure. “It …

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  • Profiles: Allyson Cates

    Learn more about Allyson Cates, HBU director of Graduate Admissions.   Read about her role, as well as the Graduate School as a whole.  Please tell us where you grew up, as well as a little bit about your undergraduate and graduate years.    I grew up in Waco, Texas, and spent a great deal of my summer breaks on Baylor University’s …

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  • Dean’s Development Council Hosts “Celebrating Nurses! Mind, Body, Spirit”

    The HBU School of Nursing and Allied Health Dean’s Development Council hosted the “Celebrating Nurses! Mind, Body, Spirit” Fall Luncheon at the River Oaks Country Club. HBU alumna, Dr. Rose Senegal, ’94, ’97, ’99, received the Margaret Newman Outstanding Alumni Award. Senegal has excelled in the areas of patient care, education and business. She was presented with a framed page from an …

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  • Athletic Department Reaches Agreement With Under Armour

    By Russ Reneau HBU has agreed to a seven-year contract with global apparel manufacturer Under Armour (NYSE: UA) for the brand to be the official clothing, footwear and equipment supplier for all of the Huskies’ 17 NCAA Division I athletic programs as of Jan. 1, 2018. “We have taken significant steps to grow the HBU …

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  • HBU Spirit of Excellence Gala

    HBU Spirit of Excellence Gala 6 p.m. Registration & Auction  7 p.m. Awards, Dinner & Program  Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018  The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston  1600 West Loop South  Houston, Texas 77027   Keynote Address by Chip Gaines  Co-Founder of Magnolia, Author of “Capital Gaines” & Co-Host of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” Visit HBU.edu/SpiritofExcellence.  Call 281-649-3222 or email SpiritofExcellence@HBU.edu for more information.  Sponsor a table now! A …

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