• 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: 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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    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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    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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    Culture Influencers: Gideon Conference

    On May 16 and 17, The Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling at HBU hosted its inaugural conference, “Living in the Larger Story: The Christian Psychology of Larry Crabb.” Speakers were Dr. Larry Crabb, Dr. Miriam “Mimi” Dixon, Dr. Jason Kanz, Dr. Eric L. Johnson, Dr. Gary W. Moon, Dr. Edward T. Welch, and …

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    Culture Influencers: Johnson and Bates

    Dr. Eric L. Johnson, director of the Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling at HBU, and Dr. M. Todd Bates, dean of the HBU School of Christian Thought, collaborated with coauthors, Dr. Joshua Knabb, director of the Doctor of Psychology program at California Baptist University, and Dr. Timothy A. Sisemore, president of the Society …

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    Culture Influencers: Wilson and Alaniz

    Dr. Dawn Wilson, professor of Education, and Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of Education, each presented on two panels at the TECCSES Technology Consortium at the Pearland ISD district headquarters on May 9, 2019. Dr. Wilson’s sessions were entitled “L-ISTE-n Up: We’ve Got High Standards” and “The TEKS-Files (The TEKS Are Out There).” Dr. Alaniz’s …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Ellis and Czopik

    Dr. Lisa Ellis, Assistant Professor of Biology, and 16 students from the HBU Department of Biology, attended the 2019 Beta Beta Beta South Central Regional Convention in Cedar Hill, Texas on April 5-7, 2019. This regional meeting included TriBeta biological honor societies from universities in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas.  HBU TriBeta served as co-host …

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    Culture Influencers: Levon Hayrapetyan

    Dr. Levon Hayrapetyan, professor of Business and department chair of Management, Marketing and Business, presented a paper entitled, “Interactive Clustering Tools in Microsoft Excel. Part 1. Hierarchical Clustering” at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference held in Dallas in April 2019. In this study, an interactive method is developed which visualizes …

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