• Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Katie Alaniz

    Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of Education, was invited to present at the Technology and Curriculum Conference of Aldine on Oct. 26, 2019, in Houston. Her presentation was entitled, “Let’s Drive In! 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 Influencers: Michael Roque Collins

    HBU senior director of Visual Arts, professor of Art and artist-in-residence (painting) Michael Roque Collins, is featured at LewAllen Galleries in a solo exhibition, MICHAEL ROQUE COLLINS: RELIQUARIES at the LewAllen Galleries, Railyard Arts District, 1613 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Exhibit runs through Nov. 30, 2019) Through decades of creating post-symbolist art, …

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    Culture Influencers: Ernest Liang

    Dr. Ernest Liang, assistant professor of Finance, edited the Fall 2019 Christian Business Review. The issue is the eighth annual edition of the review. The online and print academic journal serves to promote the implementation of biblical truth into leadership practices by showcasing experiences, research and original thinking by Christian scholars and practitioners in business. …

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    Culture Influencers: Craig Ferrell

    Dr. Craig Ferrell, Jr., assistant professor of Law and Criminal Justice, published an article entitled, “U.S. Supreme Court Sneak Peek: Top 10 Law Enforcement Cases to Be Decided in the Court’s October 2019–2020 Term” in the International Association of Chiefs of Police September Magazine. The theme of the article is how recent Supreme Court decisions …

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    Culture Influencer: Sarah Flores

    Sarah Renee Flores, assistant director of University Events & Conferences, spoke at this year’s Ad Astra Aspire Conference in Kansas City, Missouri on October 14. The conference dives into best practices on creating clear pathways for students, managing change on campus, and looking at ways schools have saved thousands of dollars through data-driven scheduling. Sarah’s …

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    Culture Influencers: Whaley and Czopik

    Dr. Brenda Whaley, HBU professor of Biology, and Dr. Agnieszka Czopik, HBU assistant professor of Biology, have received a grant for $10,000 from the Avantor Sciences Foundation for study and student lab work with C. elegans, a microscopic worm organism. The title of their project is, “Enhancing undergraduate research and teaching at HBU through studies …

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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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    Culture Influencers: Dean Riley

    Dean M. Riley, professor of Library Science and director of Moody Library, was invited to speak at the 2019 Library Instruction Round Table Annual Summit sponsored by the Texas Library Association, which took place at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville on Sept. 13. His session was entitled, “Stewardship of Mind,” and explored humans as …

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    Culture Influencers: Renae Schumann

    Dr. Renae Schumann, dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health and professor of Nursing, recently earned a Certified Nurse Educator designation. According to the National League for Nursing, the test-administering organization, certification of nursing faculty does the following: Distinguishes academic nursing education as a specialty area of practice and an advanced practice role …

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