• HBU Named Top 10 in 2020 Best Online Colleges in Texas

    Houston Baptist University was named to the Top 10 in 2020 Best Online Colleges in Texas by the SR Education Group. The company researched 1,943 online colleges in order to determine the best online schools in the nation. The rankings on GuidetoOnlineSchools.com highlight online colleges that provide the best return on investment, using alumni salary …

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    Rev. Gregg Matte to Serve as Chair of HBU Board of Trustees

    Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce that the Rev. Gregg Matte, senior pastor of Houston’s First Baptist Church since 2004, will serve as chair of the HBU Board of Trustees. Matte joined the Board in 2011, and has helped lead the University through growth in enrollment and programs. Dr. Robert Sloan, HBU president, said, …

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  • Dr. Stewart Morris to Celebrate 100th Birthday with Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty

    Houston Baptist University founding father, Dr. Stewart Morris, Sr., will celebrate his 100th birthday with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty. The ceremonial groundbreaking will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 28, on HBU’s campus near the flagpoles at the Fondren Road entrance. As the highest giver in University …

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    HBU Awarded Title V Grant for STEM Education

    The HBU College of Science and Engineering and the Department of Student Success and Advising are pleased to announce the award of a $3 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education under the Title V funding program for Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions (DHSI) program. Award # P031S190153 helps meet the nation’s call for …

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  • Lisa Simon to Speak at Prince-Chavanne Distinguished Lecture

    Houston Baptist University will welcome Lisa Morris Simon for the Prince-Chavanne Distinguished Lecture Series at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Belin Chapel at HBU. The series highlights the role of Christian ethics in business; the event is free and open to the public. Simon is chairman of Morris Strategic Investments and president of the …

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  • Kay Warren to Speak on HBU Founders Day

    Houston Baptist University will welcome Kay Warren, cofounder of Saddleback Church and wife of pastor and author Rick Warren on HBU’s Founders Day. She will speak at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Dunham Theater at HBU. Kay is an author, teacher and advocate, spreading a message of mental health awareness and resiliency after …

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  • School of Nursing and Allied Health Hosts Annual Fall Luncheon

    The Houston Baptist University School of Nursing and Allied Health will host the “Spotlight on Allied Health” Annual Fall Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, at the River Oaks Country Club, supporting the school’s scholarships and programs. The keynote speaker will be Bob Marley, athletic trainer for the Houston Texans and …

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    Students Invited to Apply for Study Abroad Scholarship

    Qualifying HBU students are invited to apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The scholarship opportunity is a program of the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It allows awarded students to receive aid for study abroad programs. Qualifications for the scholarship include being a Pell Grant recipient. HBU Benjamin …

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  • HBU Biochemistry-Molecular Biology Students Outperform Peers from Other Institutions

    Houston Baptist University’s Biochemistry-Molecular Biology (BCMB) students are outperforming their peers from other higher education institutions. HBU graduates have excelled in medicine, research, technology, education and energy fields. The HBU Biochemistry-Molecular Biology (BCMB) program is one of only 85 college or university programs in the nation accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular …

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  • HBU Welcomes Record Freshman Class in 2019

    Houston Baptist University is proud to welcome the largest freshman class in history this week. The fall 2019 freshman group is about 30 percent larger than the fall 2018 incoming freshman class. This growth far outpaces the national average of 2.4 percent annual student growth for four-year, private, nonprofit institutions, according to the most recent …

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