• HBU Dean to Serve on Texas Board of Nursing Committee

    HBU Dean to Serve on Texas Board of Nursing Committee

    Dr. Renae Schumann, Dean of the HBU School of Nursing and Allied Health, was nominated and selected to represent the Texas Nursing Association as one of 10 members on a statewide committee of the Texas Board of Nursing. This committee will review the Differentiated Essential Competencies (DECs), which provide at least part of the base …

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  • Christian Business Review Issue 9 Published

    Christian Business Review Issue 9 Published

    HBU’s Center for Christianity in Business (CCB) is pleased to announce the publication of the 9th annual issue of the Christian Business Review (CBR) journal, on “Leadership.” The CBR is the world’s premier periodical on the integration of faith and work, modeled after the style of the Harvard Business Review. Now in its 10th year …

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  • HBU Alumna Carla Stutts Chosen as a Recipient of 2020 BEST Award

    HBU Alumna Carla Stutts Chosen as a Recipient of 2020 BEST Award

    By Texas Baptists Communications Carla Stutts ’01 has been chosen by Texas Baptists as one of nine recipients of the 2020 Baptist Educators Serving Texans (B.E.S.T.) Award. Stutts, a sixth-grade science teacher and graduate of HBU, has served as a Texas educator for almost 20 years, living out her faith daily among her students. Stutts …

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  • HBU President Robert Sloan on Fall 2020

    HBU President Robert Sloan on Fall 2020

    While 2020 has held new challenges, it also marks a special time in the life of HBU. We celebrate 60 years of offering “A Higher Education.” This fall, HBU reached its highest-ever enrollment with about 4,000 students enrolled in more than 100 degree programs. HBU has the highest residential undergraduate enrollment for the second year in …

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  • Houston Baptist University Sets Record Enrollment

    Houston Baptist University Sets Record Enrollment

    Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce the highest total enrollment in University history for the eighth consecutive year, with about 4,000 students! Additionally, HBU has the highest residential undergraduate enrollment for the second year in a row, now with more than 2,400 students; the undergraduate class is the most diverse in University history. HBU’s …

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  • TRIO Student Support Services Renewed for a New Grant Cycle

    TRIO Student Support Services Renewed for a New Grant Cycle

    By Jacqueline Mendez and Cristina Nader HBU has received $1.3 million in grant funding for its TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program. Through the grant’s renewal, TRIO SSS can continue serving its current cohort and future participants for the next five years (2020-2025). With the completion of the first grant cycle, TRIO SSS reflects on …

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  • HBU Invests in Cutting-Edge WiFi from Apogee to  Ensure Student Success

    HBU Invests in Cutting-Edge WiFi from Apogee to Ensure Student Success

    On the advent of its 60th anniversary year, HBU has invested in a cutting-edge residential network (ResNet) to ensure student success and a safe and high-quality college experience as students return to campus on August 24. Through a partnership with Apogee, the only managed services provider focused solely on higher education, more than 1,000 HBU …

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  • 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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