• Champions of HBU: Sharon Saunders

    When I count my blessings, I am thankful for Houston Baptist University … for the students, the faculty, staff, alumni, The Guild, American Museum Society and so many other friends I have met during my journey on this very special campus.  Through our time together, we all share in the enterprise of “a higher education.”  …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Craig Evans and Jeremiah J. Johnston

    Dr. Craig Evans, John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins, and Dr. Jeremiah J. Johnston, associate professor of Early Christianity and president and founder of Christian Thinkers Society, a resident institute of HBU, last week published a column on the Fox News Opinion web page. “Was there a Jewish Temple in Jerusalem? Were the Pyramids …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Sarah Holloway

    Sarah Holloway, coordinator of Student Involvement, served as a Cluster Facilitator for AFLV’s LeaderShape (Southwest) at the University of Texas at Austin. The LeaderShape® Institute™ challenges participants to lead with integrity™ while working toward a vision grounded in their deepest values. Participants explore not only what they want to do, but who they want to …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: David J. Davis

    Dr. David J. Davis, assistant professor of History, recently published a review of Europe after Wyclif, eds J. Patrick Hornbeck II and Michael van Dussen (New York: Fordham University Press, 2017) in the Journal of British Studies. Dr. Davis recently returned from a three-week long research trip as the Hardenberg Fellow at the Johannes a …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Encarnacion Bermejo

    Dr. Encarnacion (Encarna) Bermejo, was a symposium panelist at the XX International Symposium of Hispanic Studies in Spain on June 23. The topic of the symposium panel was “Teaching the language, how to analyze the media and linguistic proposal” and Dr. Bermejo presented her paper entitled “Emerging morphological system in the writing of students of …

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  • Champions of HBU: Dr. Louis Markos

    When I arrived at Houston Baptist University in August of 1991, I was a 27 year-old Yankee from New Jersey who had spent the last five years of his life in the cold climes of Ann Arbor, Michigan. As I applied to universities across the country, I left myself open to God’s leading. However, I …

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  • Innovative Gen 1 Program Celebrates First Graduates

    Driven by the need to support first-generation students, HBU created a mentor program in 2014. Over the course of four years what started out small has now become a full program of academic, social, spiritual and community support. “As a First Generation college student coming from a small town, I didn’t really think I would …

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