• Just Can’t Wait for Fall 2020 at HBU

    Just Can’t Wait for Fall 2020 at HBU

    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 in the spring and summer. We’re humbled by so many learners who responded with optimism and eagerness to move …

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  • HBU Alumna and Student Serve with Samaritan’s Purse NYC Field Hospital

    HBU Alumna and Student Serve with Samaritan’s Purse NYC Field Hospital

    Two Husky medical professionals served this spring at what became a ground zero for treating COVID-19-positive patients. Samaritan’s Purse, a humanitarian organization led by Franklin Graham, stepped in to the meet the needs of those who became overflow patients for the Mount Sinai Health System of New York City. On April 1, the organization opened …

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  • Houston-Area Alumni Serve as Frontline COVID-19 Workers

    Houston-Area Alumni Serve as Frontline COVID-19 Workers

    HBU Nursing alumni have shown incredible leadership and compassion during the COVID-19 crisis as they have served the Houston area.  Pablo Vasquez Pablo Vasquez ’02 learned early to care for his community. As the child of missionaries to the Canary Islands, he combined a passion for people and science in a nursing degree. He remembers …

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  • Hall of Heroes

    Hall of Heroes

    These are just a few of the many HBU graduates who work in the medical field, as first responders, or in law enforcement.

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  • University Response During COVID-19

    University Response During COVID-19

    As Spring Break 2020 drew to a close, HBU, like the rest of the country, dealt with a new reality. The University issued directives that the following week, March 16-20, 2020, professors would prepare for remote delivery of residential courses. “We were talking to colleagues at other universities,” Dr. Michael Rosato, HBU provost, remembers. He …

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  • Remote and Online Education Offer Special Immunity

    Remote and Online Education Offer Special Immunity

    When HBU began its Pampell Online Division in 2017, University leaders could not have foreseen that the Blackboard platform would be a godsend to traditional instruction nearly three years later, when residential classes would be abruptly moved to remote delivery. Effective March 23, 2020, almost 800 HBU residential classes were transferred to a remote format …

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  • Husky Athletes Stay in Game-Ready Condition

    Husky Athletes Stay in Game-Ready Condition

    In March, HBU Athletics adjusted to a new normal and the decision from the Southland Conference to cancel remaining spring sports competitions. With student-athletes off campus, HBU athletic training and performance staffs have worked to create new ways for Huskies to stay in shape and remain game-ready. Charlie Rhea, HBU director of Olympic Athletic Performance, …

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  • HBU Golfer Creates “Indoor Golf Challenge”

    HBU Golfer Creates “Indoor Golf Challenge”

    Patrik Jericha ’20, like many HBU students, found himself in a new routine when classes were moved to remote delivery in March. The HBU golfer and international business major returned to his home country, the Czech Republic. “HBU was very kind to me as an international student,” Jericha said. “I first got to America to …

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  • HBU Employee Recognition

    HBU Employee Recognition

    HBU employees carry out the mission of the University. We honor our anniversary service honorees for 5 to 50 years, retirees, and Piper, Goolsby and Mayfield Award recipients! We are also pleased to recognize the anniversary years of our Ellucian (information technology)/HBU colleagues based on service to both organizations. 35 years: June 1, 1983 – …

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