• Culture Influencer: John Tyler

    Culture Influencer: John Tyler

    Dr. John Tyler, HBU professor of Law and Jurisprudence and director of the Legal Studies Program, spoke in February at the Religious Freedom Under Fire Workshop. Hosted by the Texas Pastor Council, the event included the Hon. Ken Paxton, Texas attorney general; Pastor Frank Pomeroy, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs; and …

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  • Culture Influencer: Emily Speck

    Culture Influencer: Emily Speck

    Emily Speck, assistant professor of Music, served as a vocalist for the Romance Brasileiro concert on Feb. 11 at HBU. She performed with the Terra Nostra Ensemble. Based in Houston, this innovative ensemble is the Ensemble-in-Residence at HBU, and is dedicated to the performance, promotion and preservation of music by Latin American and Iberian composers.

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  • Culture Influencer: Eric Johnson

    Culture Influencer: Eric Johnson

    Dr. Eric L. Johnson, director of HBU’s Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling, is serving as one of two key speakers for “Secret Pain: Understanding Adolescent Suicide,” on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Gideon Institute is cohosting the event with Houston’s First Baptist Church. Dr. Matthew Stanford, director of The Hope and Healing Center, will …

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  • Culture Influencers: Fabre and Raimondo

    Culture Influencers: Fabre and Raimondo

    Dr. Taiya Fabre, associate dean for Undergraduate Studies and Mrs. Amy Raimondo, pre-professional program coordinator/staff advisor in the College of Science and Engineering, attended the Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (TAAHP) annual meeting at UTMB School of Medicine in Galveston, Jan. 30 – Feb. 1. Dr. Fabre was elected to the position …

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  • Culture Influencer: Katie Alaniz

    Culture Influencer: Katie Alaniz

    Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of Education, was invited to present at the 2020 Texas Computer Education Association’s Convention and Exhibition on February 5 in Austin. Her presentation was entitled, “C-Worthy Instruction: Sailing the Six C’s of Learning in the Digital Age,” and was created on the basis of the book, “Digital Media in Today’s …

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  • Culture Influencer: Eric Van Caemelbecke

    Culture Influencer: Eric Van Caemelbecke

    Dr. Eric Van Caemelbecke and former HBU undergraduate students had an article entitled, “Synthesis, Structural and Physicochemical Properties of Water-Soluble Mixed-Ligand Diruthenium Complexes Containing Anilinopyridinate Bridging Ligands” recently published in the journal, Inorganic Chemistry.

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  • Culture Influencer: Louis Markos

    Culture Influencer: Louis Markos

    Dr. Louis Markos, professor of English, author and lecturer, was a recent guest on the Hank Unplugged Podcast. The Christian Research Institute helps equip Christians with research and reasoning to support the faith. Listen to “How to Explain Hell with Louis Markos.”

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  • Culture Influencers: Spoede, Trevino, and Durand

    Culture Influencers: Spoede, Trevino, and Durand

    On Nov. 8, 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), Dr. Elizabeth (Polly) Trevino (assistant professor of Education, ADELANTE project director, program coordinator, Elementary …

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  • Culture Influencer: John Spoede

    Culture Influencer: John Spoede

    On Sept. 27, 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) began his work as a part of the stakeholders for Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors …

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  • Culture Influencer: Dr. Gardo Blado

    Culture Influencer: Dr. Gardo Blado

    Dr. Gardo Blado’s paper, “Entropic Uncertainty Relations, Entanglement and Quantum Gravity Effects via the Generalized Uncertainty Principle,” with HBU undergraduate student, Otto Gadea, which was published in 2018 in the peer-reviewed physics journal, “Asian Journal of Research and Reviews in Physics,” was selected to be featured in the “Undergraduate Research Highlights” section in the Fall …

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