• Department of Student Success Provides Enhanced Active Learning Equipment Throughout Campus

    The Looper Learning Commons, named for the Doris and Terry Looper family, was dedicated in late 2016 in the Moody Library, and currently houses the majority of the team members in the Department of Student Success and Advising (Student Success). Since then, the space has become a hub for individual and group study, as well …

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    Rev. Gregg Matte to Serve as Chair of HBU Board of Trustees

    Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce that the Rev. Gregg Matte, senior pastor of Houston’s First Baptist Church since 2004, will serve as chair of the HBU Board of Trustees. Matte joined the Board in 2011, and has helped lead the University through growth in enrollment and programs. Dr. Robert Sloan, HBU president, said, …

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  • John Bisagno Leaves Legacy In Houston and Beyond

    Professorship at HBU Honors Bisagno Frank Minton, a former pastor, remembers meeting the man who would become his best friend, John Bisagno, in 1957. “It was when I played pro-ball with the Brooklyn Dodgers. We met in a café in Shawnee, Oklahoma,” he said. Minton and his wife, Joyce, hit it off with Bisagno and …

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    Culture Influencers: John Spoede

    In September 2019, Dr. John T. Spoede, Jr., LPC-S, LCDC, NCC, CSC (Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, National Credentialed Counselor, Certified School Counselor and the director, Center for Research and Doctoral Studies and assistant professor of Education at Houston Baptist University) was published as a contributing author in “The Care and Counsel Bible” …

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  • Churchill Biographer Visits HBU

    Submitted by the Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty If there is one thing about Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill that stands out, it was his conviction during the Second World War that liberty and Western Civilization are worth defending. It’s a good message for young people to hear. The mission of the …

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  • Dr. Stewart Morris to Celebrate 100th Birthday with Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty

    Houston Baptist University founding father, Dr. Stewart Morris, Sr., will celebrate his 100th birthday with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty. The ceremonial groundbreaking will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 28, on HBU’s campus near the flagpoles at the Fondren Road entrance. As the highest giver in University …

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  • Baptist General Convention of Texas Doing Good in Texas and at HBU

    Texas Baptists, also known as the Baptist General Convention of Texas, represents diverse congregations across a vast state with the purpose of advancing God’s Kingdom in Texas. The Texas Baptists’ (the BGCT) vision statement includes the meaningful declaration: “We are on a mission with God to continue Jesus’ ministry of teaching, sharing the good news …

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    HBU Awarded Title V Grant for STEM Education

    The HBU College of Science and Engineering and the Department of Student Success and Advising are pleased to announce the award of a $3 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education under the Title V funding program for Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions (DHSI) program. Award # P031S190153 helps meet the nation’s call for …

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  • Lisa Simon to Speak at Prince-Chavanne Distinguished Lecture

    Houston Baptist University will welcome Lisa Morris Simon for the Prince-Chavanne Distinguished Lecture Series at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Belin Chapel at HBU. The series highlights the role of Christian ethics in business; the event is free and open to the public. Simon is chairman of Morris Strategic Investments and president of the …

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