• Honors College Offers Distinguished Study Program

    The mission of the HBU Honors College is to provide students with an interdisciplinary curriculum rooted in the Christian faith that cultivates knowledge, character and wisdom by examining the great works of Western civilization and exploring timeless questions. Founded by HBU’s president, Dr. Robert B. Sloan, the HBU Honors College accepted its first enrollees in …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Rhonda Furr

    On June 23, Rhonda Furr gave a joint organ recital at South Main Baptist Church with two other Houston university organ professors, Daryl Robinson (University of Houston) and Jeong-Suk Bae (University of St. Thomas). This recital kicked off a week-long Pipe Organ Encounter for advanced high school organ students from around the US.

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Alaniz and Wilson

    Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of Education, and Dr. Dawn Wilson, professor of Education, were invited to present at the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Elementary Technology Conference, which took place in Galveston, from June 9-11. Their session was entitled, “Sail the Six C’s of Learning in the Digital Age.” This session integrated concepts contained …

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  • Nursing Professor Begins Nonprofit for Victims of Domestic Violence

    Nursing is Dr. Khara Breeden’s calling. Her father was a physician and her mother a nurse; caring for people, families and the community at large is her passion. “I know I’m here to help people,” she said. “The best way for me to do that is through nursing.” Breeden, an HBU assistant professor of Nursing, …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Nancy Pearcey

    Over the course of the 2018-19 school year, Nancy Pearcey, HBU professor of Apologetics and scholar-in-residence, published 19 articles in national media outlets. These include American Thinker, CNS News, LifeSite News, LifeZette, James Dobson’s Family Talk, and Daily Caller. Many of the articles draw on the material of her most recent book, “Love Thy Body: …

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  • The Faith Story of Saleim Kahleh in His Own Words

    My father was from Jerusalem – Palestinian. My mother is Lebanese. All five of us kids were born and raised here in the US. We were raised Muslim; my parents just wanted to have a peaceful home and be successful. We prayed to Allah, to God, and I was devoted. There was no promise of …

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  • It’s a Longboard Story

    It’s hard to miss senior Tyler Kelly as he makes his way across campus on the way to classes. The 6’5” HBU football defensive end is even taller as he stands on the platform of a longboard. The board, with its vibrant hues and orange wheels, transports him smoothly across the sidewalks. Kelly got his …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Engineering Gift

    The Society for Information Management (SIM) Houston Chapter provided the second of four $25,000 total awards to HBU to support the Cyber Engineering Smart Factory project, completed by first-year students in the College of Engineering. Dr. Stan Napper, dean of the College of Science Engineering, accepted the $25,000 gift on behalf of the College at …

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    Culture Influencers: Melissa Carlton

    Dr. Melissa Carlton, assistant professor of Computer Science and Cyber Engineering, received a personal invitation from the secretary of the Air Force, and attended the 66th annual National Security Forum at the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The purpose of NSF was to expose influential citizens to senior US and international …

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  • Students Visit Colonial Triangle

    Dr. Chris Hammons, professor of Government and director of HBU’s Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty, says that constitutionalism is a culture that must be passed from generation to generation, or it will fade away. “The principles, traditions and stories that bind us together as Americans are in danger of being forgotten,” said Hammons, …

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