HBU Press Releases

HBU reveals official football helmet
September 26, 2012
HBU made history when it revealed the official football helmet design during Convocation on Sept. 26.
Source: HBU News
Center for Christianity in Business to host cross-cultural ethics conference
September 6, 2012
The Center for Christianity in Business at HBU will co-host "Business Ethics: Christian Perspectives from China and America," on Monday, Oct. 1, at the Westchase Marriott Hotel.
Source: HBU News
HBU announces first football signing class
August 13, 2012
Head coach Vic Shealy announced six local student-athletes as the first football signing class in HBU history during a press conference on Monday, Aug. 13.
Source: HBU News
BestSchools.org ranks HBU among top 10 Best Colleges for Homeschool Graduates
June 27, 2012
HBU's “Ten Pillars” vision includes homeschool-friendly goals such as Build on the Classics, Bring Athens and Jerusalem Together [integrate philosophy and Christianity], Increase Cultural Impact, Expand on the Creative Arts, Create a Strong Global Focus, and more.
Source: HBU News
New M.Ed. students to receive iPads
June 26, 2012
All students admitted for the first time to HBU's on-campus Master of Education (M.Ed.) program for the fall 2012 term will receive an iPad.
Source: HBU News
Vic Shealy named HBU’s first head football coach
April 9, 2012
Former Kansas defensive coordinator takes reigns of Huskies’ program.
Source: HBU News
HBU to begin offering Master of Arts in Philosophy
April 3, 2012
Houston Baptist University will begin offering a Master of Arts in Philosophy (MAPhil) in August 2012.
Source: HBU News
Dr. John Mark Reynolds named new provost
February 28, 2012
Renowned scholar John Mark Reynolds to bolster University leadership as provost
Source: HBU News
ATP Oil & Gas CEO to deliver Brown Lecture
February 6, 2012
The HBU School of Business will hold its 2012 Brown Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. in the Belin Chapel on the HBU campus. The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.
Source: HBU News
Mock trial team earns fifth consecutive spot in National Tournament’s opening round
February 6, 2012
HBU's Blue Team placed second overall at the American Mock Trial Association's Houston Regional Tournament, held Feb. 3-5 on the HBU campus. More than 170 students on 22 different teams representing 15 colleges and universities, including the University of Texas and the University of Georgia, competed at the event.
Source: HBU News
"An Act of Providence" wins writing award for institutional history
February 2, 2012
An Act of Providence, the history of HBU's first 50 years compiled and written by Vice President Emeritus Don Looser, has received the History Writing Award for Institutional History from the Texas Baptist Historical Society. The award will be presented during the annual meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Texas in Corpus Christi in November 2012.
Source: HBU News
HBU's search for football coach generating "overwhelming" response
January 27, 2012
Houston Baptist University's Director of Athletics Steve Moniaci addresses the media during a press conference where it was announced that Houston Baptist University has accepted an invitation to join the Southland Conference beginning with 2013-14 academic year.
Source: Houston Chronicle
Networking luncheon to address Christian confidence amidst uncertainty
January 6, 2012
The Center for Christianity in Business at HBU invites business professionals to a networking luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 12 p.m. in the Hinton Center on the HBU campus. Fred Caldwell, founder and president of the Caldwell Companies, a fully integrated real estate services and development firm, will speak on “Living with Confidence in Uncertain Times.”
Source: HBU News
HBU acquires wellness center to enhance campus life
December 16, 2011
Houston Baptist University has acquired the Memorial Hermann Wellness Center as part of an ongoing effort to enrich its total student life experience and build a residential community of learning. The state-of-the-art fitness center, which will be known as HBU’s Bradshaw Fitness Center, is located adjacent to the HBU campus on property that fronts the Southwest Freeway.
Source: HBU News
Williams family donates Chinese Bibles to Dunham Bible Museum
December 15, 2011
Dr. Diane and Stanley Williams, longtime friends and supporters of HBU, donated two unique Bibles - the 80 millionth Bible printed by Amity Press in Nanjing, China, and a special edition of the four Gospels printed to commemorate the 2008 Beijing Olympics - to the Dunham Bible Museum on Dec. 14, 2011.
Source: HBU
HBU student-athletes send care packages to U.S. troops
December 5, 2011
The Houston Baptist University athletic department helped send care packages to members of the United States Armed Forces for the third-straight year through Operation Interdependence at Sharp Gym Thursday.
Source: HBU Athletics
HBU Southland Membership Press Conference video
November 21, 2011
Houston Baptist University has been extended and accepted an invitation to join the Southland Conference beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, HBU President Robert B. Sloan, Jr. and Southland Conference Commissioner Tom Burnett announced Monday.
Source: HBU Athletics
HBU Accepts Invitation to Join Southland Conference
November 21, 2011
Huskies begin league competition in 2013-14; will play football in 2014.
Source: HBU Athletics
Southland Conference to make site visit to HBU on Nov. 9
October 26, 2011
The Southland Conference will make a site visit to Houston Baptist University on Nov. 9. Sources with knowledge of the situation told FOX 26 if that visit goes well HBU could be invited to join the SLC and the school would accept.
Source: Fox 26
HBU interim provost discusses on KUHF religious declarations of presidential candidates
October 18, 2011
There is no official religious test for a political candidate to hold office in America. But that doesn't stop millions of voters from applying religious tests of their own, as they decide how to cast their ballots. One local expert says religion, by itself, doesn't tell us much about how a presidential candidate will actually perform in office.
Source: KUHF 88.7 FM
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