• Renewal of Grace Hopper Scholarships for HBU STEM Students

    Renewal of Grace Hopper Scholarships for HBU STEM Students

    Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce the renewal of a new scholarship opportunity for students, recognizing a pioneer of computer science and military service, Rear Admiral Grace M. Hopper, PhD, by establishing the Grace Hopper Scholarships. The second year of the scholarship is funded through a generous gift from Mr. Holly Frost and Ms. …

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  • HBU to Host Answering the Call

    HBU to Host Answering the Call

    HBU will host “Answering the Call” for high school and college students who sense God may be calling them to serve in Christian ministry and who are interested in learning about ways to serve Christ in an increasingly complex world. This two-day event will be held on Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22. During …

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  • HBU Becomes Member of Honor Society for Nontraditional, Adult Learners

    HBU Becomes Member of Honor Society for Nontraditional, Adult Learners

    In the fall of 2019, the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society granted membership to Houston Baptist University’s chapter, Iota Epsilon. Through membership in this society, HBU will formally recognize and honor its top academic adult learners through induction into the chapter. Students invited to join this elite organization will not only be recognized during graduation …

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  • Moody Foundation Grant Awarded to HBU Student Success Center

    Moody Foundation Grant Awarded to HBU Student Success Center

    The Moody Foundation has awarded the HBU Student Success Center with a grant in the amount of $200,000 that will be used for the next two years to help ensure sustainable academic achievement for students. The gift will enable the Center to partner with students more effectively for their degree attainment. The grant will support …

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  • CCB at HBU to Host Women Entrepreneurship Forum

    CCB at HBU to Host Women Entrepreneurship Forum

    The Center for Christianity in Business at HBU is pleased the host the Women Entrepreneurship Forum from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in the Morris Cultural Arts Center on HBU’s campus. The event will feature an exciting forum on Faith and Women Entrepreneurship, with panelists Tina Murray, founder and president of Mind …

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  • HBU McNair Center to Host Fall 2019 Illumination Event

    HBU McNair Center to Host Fall 2019 Illumination Event

    The McNair Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University will host its Fall 2019 Illumination Event on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, featuring special guest, Dr. Carl J. Schramm. The luncheon will be held at noon in the McNair Lighthouse Lab inside the Hinton Center; the speaker event will be from 1:30 p.m. …

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  • Linda and Archie Dunham Family Named “2019 Family of the Year”

    Linda and Archie Dunham Family Named “2019 Family of the Year”

    Houston Baptist University recognizes the Linda and Archie Dunham family for their contributions and friendship to the University. The Dunhams are HBU’s “2019 Family of the Year.” Linda and Archie, with their children, Steven, Laura Shook, and Cary ’93, will be honored during HBU Homecoming activities on Saturday, Oct. 26.  Linda and Archie Dunham have …

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  • HBU Online Partners with ProTrain to Offer Career Education Programs

    HBU Online Partners with ProTrain to Offer Career Education Programs

    The HBU Pampell Online Division is proud to partner with ProTrain, a leader in vocational education. This partnership brings students quality training that meets national, regional and local requirements for careers in high-demand fields. Served industries include healthcare; information technology; business and leadership; and industrial and skilled trades. Course offerings are ideal for both career …

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

    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

    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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