• HBU Prepares to Welcome Students for In-Person Classes on August 24

    HBU Prepares to Welcome Students for In-Person Classes on August 24

    Houston Baptist University is preparing to welcome students for in-person classes beginning Monday, August 24. The Fall 2020 semester will be held from August 24 through Friday, December 11. Beginning Monday, November 30, all classes will be held remotely, including final exams. This will not reduce or lengthen the semester; however, it will extend the …

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  • HBU to Utilize Air-Disinfecting CIMR Technology in Facilities

    HBU to Utilize Air-Disinfecting CIMR Technology in Facilities

    Houston Baptist University is prioritizing the health and safety of students, faculty and staff as we commence campus instruction and activities for Fall 2020. The University is pleased to provide cutting-edge air and surface disinfecting technology in facilities that are central to student services, dining, and education. CIMR (Continuous Infectious Microbial Reduction) creates a non-aqueous …

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  • August 2020 Graduation Ceremony Cancellation

    August 2020 Graduation Ceremony Cancellation

    HBU had planned to host a commencement ceremony in August 2020 to celebrate May and August graduates. However, in order to comply with city and county guidelines, we were required to cancel the ceremony. We appreciate your understanding in these very unprecedented times. Since we won’t be able to provide diplomas in person, we are mailing …

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  • Cyber Engineering Student Honored by Texas Business Hall of Fame

    Cyber Engineering Student Honored by Texas Business Hall of Fame

    Nicholas (Nick) Belbas, a junior Cyber Engineering major at Houston Baptist University, was honored with the 2020 Stewart Morris Scholar Award by the Texas Business Hall of Fame (TBHF). This $15,000 award is designed to support promising business leaders with a proclivity for community involvement. In particular, the scholarship Belbas received is in honor of …

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  • Volunteer Day at the Houston Food Bank

    Volunteer Day at the Houston Food Bank

    The Spirit Golf Association is partnering with the Houston Food Bank to help raise money, and recruit volunteers to distribute food to our local neighbors around Houston. Did you know that 1.1 million people are food insecure in Houston right now? Due to the COVID-19, the Houston Food Bank is currently experiencing a 130%- 150% …

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  • HBU Receives Cullen Trust Grant in Partnership with Houston Food Bank

    HBU Receives Cullen Trust Grant in Partnership with Houston Food Bank

    HBU students returning to campus in the fall of 2020 will have a greater ability to focus upon their education without worry of food insecurity thanks to a $100,000 grant from The Cullen Trust for Higher Education. The Cullen Trust, with The Spirit Golf Association’s Spirit Food Fund, will provide an opportunity for the University …

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  • A Message from Dr. Robert Sloan on June 2, 2020

    A Message from Dr. Robert Sloan on June 2, 2020

    As I’ve watched the news this week, I have mourned the injustice we’ve seen, as well as the violent response across our nation. In these troubling times, my mind has turned to Jesus and what the Scriptures teach us concerning racism, injustice, hatred, and violence. The appearance of Jesus, announcing the loving and restorative reign …

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  • HBU to Host Husky Drive-In Sessions for Incoming Students

    HBU to Host Husky Drive-In Sessions for Incoming Students

    Future Huskies will participate in Husky Drive-In events in which students will receive important information for the fall, and will interact with current students, faculty and staff, as well as President Robert Sloan and First Lady Sue Sloan, from their vehicles as they tour the University campus. HBU looks forward to welcoming students on campus …

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  • Plans to Return to Campus are Progressing

    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

    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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