• Encouragement and Hope During COVID-19

    From HBU President, Dr. Robert Sloan *The below message was originally sent as an email to Houston Baptist University faculty and staff. “Lord, teach us to number our days.” That is the prayer of the Psalmist (90:12) who in difficult times exhorts the pursuit of wisdom and perspective, which involves honest reflections about life and …

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    HBU Announces Plan Related to COVID-19

    March 19, 2020: HBU commencement ceremonies scheduled for May graduates are postponed. Be assured that, for students who are graduating this semester, degrees will still be officially conferred in May. May graduates are invited to participate in a commencement ceremony in August. May graduates will be recognized in keeping with all HBU graduation traditions. The exact …

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  • Tadd Tellepsen Furthers STEM Building Project

    Tadd Tellepsen MBA ’99, CEO of the Tellepsen Corporation, is furthering the HBU Science, Math, Engineering, and Nursing & Allied Health building project with a $1 million gift. The funds will serve to construct classroom and laboratory facilities to be utilized by the College of Science and Engineering and the School of Nursing and Allied …

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  • 2020 Dr. Dawn K. Wilson Teaching, Learning, + Research Symposium

    Houston Baptist University’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences is pleased to host the 2020 Dr. Dawn K. Wilson Teaching, Learning, + Research Symposium from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in McNair Hall and the Hinton Center on the HBU campus.   The theme for this year’s event is “Dive DEEP …

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  • Spring 2020 HBU Graduate School Information Reception

    The HBU Graduate School helps learners reach their educational, vocational and professional goals. We offer master’s programs in the School of Christian Thought, the School of Humanities, the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, and the School of Fine Arts; and master’s and doctoral programs in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Join us …

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    Dunn Foundation Awards HBU Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships

    The Dunn Foundation has awarded the HBU School of Nursing and Allied Health a $300,000 grant to benefit Nursing scholarships. These funds are divided between undergraduate and graduate scholars. The Dunn Foundation has a long history with HBU and has awarded nearly $2.5 million to the School of Nursing and Allied Health. “We are truly …

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  • HBU Gideon Institute Cohosts Adolescent Suicide Prevention Event

    The HBU Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling is cohosting “Secret Pain: Understanding Adolescent Suicide,” with Houston’s First Baptist Church. Parents, teachers, therapists, ministers and others are invited to learn more. Participants will become informed about creating conditions that lessen the risk of suicide, identifying the signs of possible suicide, treating the psychological and …

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    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 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

    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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