• Plans to Return to Campus are Progressing

    Plans to Return to Campus are Progressing The Husky Strong Task Force has been working diligently to safely reopen the University. Our charge from President Robert Sloan is to think creatively and strategically to develop a plan that will accommodate students in classrooms on campus this fall while making every effort to physically distance and …

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  • New HBU Research Alliance with MD Anderson

    The HBU College of Science and Engineering is pleased to announce the award of a $300,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation under the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic Serving Institutions (IUSE-HSI) Program. This grant supports a project that aims to prepare Hispanic students for participation in a high-impact summer research program, giving them the …

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    HBU Director Named NAFSA 2020 Advocate of the Year

     Shannon Bedo, HBU director of International and Veteran Student Services, has been named the NAFSA 2020 Advocate of the Year. With more than 10,000 members worldwide, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, is the leading organization committed to international education and exchange, working to advance policies and practices that build global citizens with the knowledge and …

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  • HBU Professor Recognized by Prestigious Piper Foundation

    Dr. Levon Hayrapetyan, HBU professor of Business, was named a 2020 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. The Piper Professor Program honors outstanding Texas faculty members who are known for their teaching abilities, their subject-matter expertise, service, and their scholarship. There are 10 awardees in the state of Texas annually; each honoree receives …

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  • 2020 Honors Convocation Award Recipients

    This year, in lieu of an on-campus program, Honors Convocation will honor our students who are receiving awards through acknowledgement online and through award certificates. Honors Convocation is a tradition of Houston Baptist University that is set apart for the HBU community and families to come together and celebrate the outstanding work of our students throughout the …

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  • HBU Fall 2020 Instruction to be Held on Campus

    HBU is making preparations to serve students face-to-face on campus beginning in Fall 2020. This spring and summer, we temporarily transitioned the mode of instructional delivery and the way we serve students to remote delivery. We’re humbled by so many learners who responded with optimism and readiness to move forward with the new plans in …

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  • HBU Preparing to Reopen

    Moving Forward and Preparing to Reopen All of us have been affected by the recent, global pandemic, either directly or indirectly. For HBU, it meant we were required to quickly transition the mode of instructional delivery and the way we serve students. We’re humbled by so many learners who responded with optimism and eagerness to …

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  • HBU Moves Summer 2020 Courses Online & Announces Discount

    Houston Baptist University announces online delivery of all Summer 2020 courses.  Registration for both the Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 terms is underway. Residential classes are currently scheduled to resume in Fall 2020. Students who register for Summer 2020 by Friday, May 1 will receive 15 percent off summer classes. Visit HBU.edu/Summer2020. “Our goal is to …

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  • Encouragement and Hope During COVID-19

    From HBU President, Dr. Robert Sloan *The below message was originally sent as an email to Houston Baptist University faculty and staff. “Lord, teach us to number our days.” That is the prayer of the Psalmist (90:12) who in difficult times exhorts the pursuit of wisdom and perspective, which involves honest reflections about life and …

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    HBU Announces Plan Related to COVID-19

    March 19, 2020: HBU commencement ceremonies scheduled for May graduates are postponed. Be assured that, for students who are graduating this semester, degrees will still be officially conferred in May. May graduates are invited to participate in a commencement ceremony in August. May graduates will be recognized in keeping with all HBU graduation traditions. The exact …

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