• HBU is Home; Huskies Are Family

    A home is a place for spending formative moments, learning values, growing and creating strong bonds. Likewise, HBU has become that place for so many. It is a setting in which students have discovered their callings, grown their gifts, matured, committed to the Christian faith and made lifelong friends. For many, HBU isn’t just a …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Scott Robinson

    Dr. Michael “Scott” Robinson, assistant professor of Government and assistant director for the Morris Family Center for Law and Liberty, is the lead editor and author of three chapters in the forthcoming book, “The Practical Politics of Eric Voegelin,” edited by Robinson, Lee Trepanier, and David Whitney (Lexington Books). In this volume, the ideas of …

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  • Fall Awards

    Senior middle blocker, Kayla Davenport, was named to the Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-America Volleyball Team, earning the 11th such honor across all sports in HBU history. The Columbus, Texas, native was also a Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-District and Academic All-Southland Conference selection. Sophomore outside hitter, Mikayla Vivens, and senior setter, Madison O’Brien, were …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “Shazam!”

    On April 6, I took a chance on the weather and headed for “Shazam!” It was much better than I expected even though it was also a bit longer than I expected. With the exception of a few scary scenes, it’s a good family film. I did not recognize the cast members, but the actor …

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  • Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling Founded at HBU

    Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling at Houston Baptist University. The Institute is a new initiative at HBU that is generously funded by the Gideon Charitable Foundation. Dr. Robert B. Sloan, HBU president, said, “God the Creator should be worshipped with all the …

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  • HBU Men’s Basketball Brings North Carolina to Sharp Gym

    If you take a look at the HBU men’s basketball roster from the 2018-19 season, something besides a number of very tall college athletes might stand out to you. The Huskies’ roster features four players who call North Carolina home, and a fifth who spent his high school years in the Tar Heel State. That’s …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “Hotel Mumbai”

    I had reservations about what to see on March 30; I had little or no enthusiasm for “Dumbo,” so I chose “Hotel Mumbai.” I might have overlooked the film except for seeing it mentioned on PBS. It was a very depressing film, but I expected that. The film is an Australian production based upon the …

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  • Lesha Wincher: Miss Houston

    Lesha Wincher has a ready smile and speaks with charming alacrity. After graduating from Clear Brook High School in Friendswood in 2012, she entered the University of Houston, where she majored in Human Development and Family Studies. From 2013 to 2017, she was also a Houston Texans cheerleader. When she graduated with her bachelor’s degree …

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