• Houston Baptist University has an Advantage!

    Editor’s Corner by Dr. Jerry Johnston When you encourage your grandson, granddaughter, son or daughter to enroll at HBU, there is a distinct advantage. First, values, character and Christian convictions are compassionately taught and emulated by our outstanding faculty members in every course. This makes HBU unique in a corroding culture. Achieving a degree or …

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  • The Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty Founded

    Before friends of HBU, Dr. Stewart Morris, Sr., University founding father, businessman and philanthropist signed an agreement in September in the Joella and Stewart Morris Cultural Arts Center to donate $10 million through the Joella and Stewart Morris Foundation. The transformational gift establishes the Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty at Houston Baptist University …

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  • The Odyssey: Freshmen Outdoor Adventure

    By Cassie Sorrell, HBU Campus Recreation Coordinator The Odyssey is HBU Campus Recreation’s outdoor adventure trip created specifically for incoming freshmen as an early opportunity for them to begin their journey at Houston Baptist University. For the past three years, Campus Rec. has partnered with Camp Eagle, which is located in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. …

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  • HBU Offering “A Higher Education” Through Growing Programs

    Houston Baptist University is a national, comprehensive University, with 68 undergraduate and 43 graduate degrees, along with 19 certificate programs. The Pinky Pampell Online Division, launched in 2017, is reaching students with the same quality education for which HBU is known. In 17 NCAA Division I sports, Huskies compete at the highest level.  Houston Baptist University is fulfilling its …

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  • Marking Our Books: Learning to Read all over Again

    By Dr. David J. Davis The submission is from the HBU Humanities Blog, “Reflection and Choice.” In 1612, the English schoolmaster John Brinsley wrote in his “Ludus Literarius”: [Mark] with little lines under them, or above them, or against such parts of the word wherein the difficulty lies, or by some pricks, or whatsoever letter or …

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  • Veteran and International Student Center Serves Specific Populations

    For the first school year, HBU is combining its outreach to veteran and international students in one office. Located on the second floor of the Baugh Center, the Veteran and International Student Center provides resources for HBU students in these specific populations. Shannon Bedo, director, and Aubrey Aldave, coordinator, work with students from recruitment and …

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  • Tyler Depreta-Johnson Awarded the ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division Gold Glove Award

    HBU has had some solid shortstops in its history, but if there had ever been any serious debate about which one was the best defensively, Tyler Depreta-Johnson put that argument to bed when he was awarded the ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division I Gold Glove Award as the best defensive shortstop in the nation for the 2018 …

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  • The Academy at HBU Offers Classical Foundation for Eighth-Graders and High School Students

    Students in The Academy at HBU get the best of both worlds – a classical, Christian education at the secondary school-level and college credit. In its seventh year, The Academy serves area homeschool families and partner schools. Students learn from faculty on HBU’s campus or at partner school locations. The foundational courses are Great Books …

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    Dr. Stewart Morris, Sr.: A Legend and a Gentleman

    In the late 1930s, much of what is now covered in buildings and roads was prairie and marshland in Houston. The University of Houston was barely a decade old, and student Stewart Morris, Sr., rode his horse from the family ranch, tying it to a hitching post next door before going to evening classes each …

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  • 2018 Spirit of HBU Awards

    The HBU Alumni Relations Office held the 2018 Spirit of HBU Awards Dinner and Walk of Honor Induction on September 15. The annual event honors notable alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the University. 2018 HBU Athletics Hall of Honor Recipients • Ricky Bennett, Men’s Basketball ’03 – ’05 • Robbie Buller, Baseball ’09 …

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