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    Saving and Self-Funding

    Read the first part of this series to learn more about HBU’s “A Higher Education” and return on your investments. To learn more about taking on debt, read the second part of the series here. Since 529 college investment plans were first implemented by states in 1996, saving for children’s college has become as normalized …

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  • Artistic Foundations for New Mediums: How Poetry Inspires Transcendent Cinema

    By Joshua Sikora One of the joys of teaching film at a university is the opportunity to explore the cinematic medium through the lens of other art forms. Working alongside painters, sculptors, composers, and poets, I am often challenged and inspired to see my artistic discipline in a new context. As such a young medium, …

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    Culture Influencers: Matthew Boyleston

    Dr. Matthew Boyleston, associate professor of English and Writing, recently served on a panel that recommended candidates for Houston Youth Poet Laureate to the Houston Mayor’s Office. This panel included the current Houston Poet Laureate, Deborah “Deep” Mouton, representatives from Inprint, Houston’s literary non-profit, and Writers in the Schools. The Houston Youth Poet Laureate is …

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    The Higher Education Conundrum: Taking on Debt

    Interested in learning more about HBU and your college finances? Click here to read the first part of this series. For many college students and families, taking on student loans is the plausible solution to obtaining a university education. Loans are often used to cover, not only college tuition and supplies, but basic living expenses …

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    HBU’s “A Higher Education” and the Return on Investment

    For financial aid resources, scholarship information, and helpful links to both, see page 3! Candy Espinoza didn’t know how she would go to college; she just knew that she would.  Her father had done well with his construction company, and she admired her homemaker mother. Yet, Espinoza’s dreams meant she needed more than a high …

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    HBU Shines at AACC World Conference

    Houston Baptist University representatives served a key role during the American Association of Christian Counselors 2017 World Conference, held September 27-30, 2017, at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. There were approximately 7,000 attendees from the 50 states and throughout the world at the sold-out event. Dr. Tim Clinton, president of the AACC, said, “Our …

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    The HBU Family Responds to Hurricane Harvey

    HBU Relief Fund Like many across Houston and the region, members of the HBU family were touched by Hurricane Harvey. Please consider making a gift to affected HBU students, faculty and staff at HBU Relief Fund. By the time the rains from Hurricane Harvey had fallen heavily for almost two days, Aubrey Aldave, administrative assistant …

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  • The Guild of Houston Baptist University Presented the Annual Christmas Luncheon

    Since 1974, The Guild of HBU has been dedicated to serving and furthering the goals of the University. The Guild raises funds in order to offer scholarships to worthy recipients. Guild President Ruth Alford welcomed attendees for the 2017 Guild Annual Christmas Luncheon, held December 1 at the River Oaks Country Club. The luncheon has …

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    Culture Influencers: Ben C. Blackwell

    Dr. Ben C. Blackwell, assistant professor of Christianity, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Boston on November 21, 2017. The paper was entitled “Justification and Participation in a Secular Age,” and it is part of larger monograph he’s writing titled “Participating in the Righteousness of God: Justification …

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