• Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencer: Dr. Maria (Elsa) Soto-Leggett

    Dr. Maria (Elsa) Soto-Leggett, HBU chair of the Department of Counseling, was selected by the Texas School Counselor Association as the Counselor Educator of the Year. To qualify for the award, nominations are made based on letters of recommendation, a rationale statement, and a resume detailing significant contributions to the field of school counseling. The …

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    Culture Influencers: Sara Frear

    On January 5, 2019, Dr. Sara Frear, associate professor of History, delivered a lecture on Dolley Madison to the Captain James Asbury Tait Chapter of the United States Daughters of the War of 1812. The USD 1812, founded in 1892, promotes patriotism, historical knowledge, and the preservation of documents and relics of the war. Dr. …

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    Culture Influencers: Nancy Pearcey

    Nancy Pearcey, professor of Apologetics and scholar-in-residence, has a new book out titled “Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality.” The book has been selected as the winner in the Public Theology & Current Events category of The Gospel Coalition’s 2018 Book Awards. Read Pearcey’s interview with Sam Allberry for the Gospel …

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    Culture Influencers: Joshua R. Farris

    Dr. Joshua R. Farris, assistant professor of Theology, has recently been involved in multiple projects: “Philosophy Now,” “Evangelical Philosophical Society,” and two panel discussions. Due to the level of interest, certain articles from previous years are chosen to be republished in “Philosophy Now: The Ultimate Guide: Metaphysics, The Nature of Reality.” Philosophy Now is a popular …

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    Culture Influencers: Ernest Liang

    Dr. Ernest Liang, director of the Center for Christianity in Business and associate professor of finance at the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, is editor of a new book, “Christianity in Business,” the inaugural title of a new publication series from the Center entitled Biblical Worldview and the Marketplace. Dr. Liang is the author …

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    Culture Influencers: Gardo Blado

    Dr. Gardo Blado, professor in Physics of the College of Science and Mathematics, together with a Houston Baptist University undergraduate student, Otto Gadea (2018) were invited to publish their work entitled, “Entropic Uncertainty Relations, Entanglement and Quantum Gravity Effects via the Generalized Uncertainty Principle” in the inaugural volume of the peer-reviewed journal, Asian Journal of …

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    Culture Influencers: Cristina Nader

    Cristina Nader, director of Student Support Services, led two workshops at the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas this month. The first workshop was titled “Latinos in Higher Education.” The goal was to build awareness about Latinos in higher education. The stated objective was to share resources that are …

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    Culture Influencers: Kimberly Ramos and Vivian Medrano

    Ms. Kimberly Ramos, Director of Student Success, and Dr. Vivian Medrano, Student Success Coach, successfully presented “Making an IMPACT: A New Mentoring Program for Student Success” during the 32nd Annual Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) National Conference Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Building America’s Future. The conference was held October 6-8, 2018, in …

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    Culture Influencers: Timothy Ewest

    Dr. Timothy Ewest, associate professor of Management in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, has contributed two chapters to the Routledge Press, “The Routledge Companion to Management and Workplace Spirituality.” The book provides readers with a broad, cutting-edge overview of the discipline of management spirituality and religion (MSR). This book has gathered leading scholars …

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    Culture Influencers: Timothy Ewest

    Dr. Timothy Ewest, associate professor of Management in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, has been asked to be a guest editor for a special issue of Religions journal. This special issue explores research considering “Integration of Religion in the Workplace.” Religions Journal is an international, open access scholarly journal, publishing peer-reviewed studies of …

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