• Mock Trial Participants Gain Transferable Skills

    Participants in HBU’s Mock Trial team have a noticeable poise and warm demeanor. In Mock Trial, they must be prepared, professional and unflappable – those qualities have stuck. Team president, Michael Dooley, has been on the team for two years. “Ultimately, our goal in mock trial is to be as prepared as possible. It’s very …

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  • HBU Alumni Serve as Student Bar Association Presidents

    HBU alumna, Abbe Adams ’16, was attending the American Bar Association Annual Convention with the Student Bar Association of The University of Oklahoma in August 2018 when someone sitting at her roundtable caught her eye. There were students representing universities throughout the United States, so she didn’t expect to see someone she knew in such …

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  • Mary-Ellen Hall Keeps Winning

    No coach in HBU history has had more milestones than Mary-Ellen Hall, who completed her 28th season at the helm of the Huskies’ softball program in May, and is the all-time winningest coach in any sport at the school. On April 18, HBU swept University of the Incarnate Word in a doubleheader, coming from behind …

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  • Husky Hoops Brings Students Together Through Basketball

    On Friday afternoons, a group of students make their way across campus to the Bradshaw Fitness Center Gym for two hours of pick-up basketball from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Each of them look forward to the competition and camaraderie that closes out the school week. Husky Hoops, as it is known, was started by …

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  • HBU Introduces New Mascot Suit

    “Mingo” as he is known, is HBU’s recognizable Husky-suit mascot, appearing at games and University events. The name “Mingo” harkens to the first four-legged, Samoyed dog who served as the HBU mascot from 1969 until the early 80s. Today, like Mingo’s canine counterpart, Kiza, the huskies are iconic symbols of HBU pride and spirit. Page …

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  • Fit For the Future

    When asked to pinpoint the greatest commandment, Jesus’ answer was summative and yet multifaceted: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30). In one statement, Jesus encompassed the engagement of a whole person in living obediently to …

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  • Bailey Zappe Commands the Game with Confidence

    When he first stepped onto the HBU campus in 2017, Bailey Zappe was handed the reins to the HBU football program. The junior from Victoria, Texas, has started 21 of 22 games, missing one game to an injury his freshman year. He holds every Huskies career, single season and single-game passing record imaginable, but leading …

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  • An Unlikely Olympian: HBU Alumnus Ruben Gonzalez Reaches Height of Luge Sport

    Ruben Gonzalez, ’88 remembers several key moments that set his life on its course. One of those was at Houston Baptist University. Gonzalez had entered in the fall of 1980 after graduating from nearby Dulles High School. HBU’s main appeal back then for Gonzalez was that he could play on the soccer team. “I was …

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  • Honors College Offers Distinguished Study Program

    The mission of the HBU Honors College is to provide students with an interdisciplinary curriculum rooted in the Christian faith that cultivates knowledge, character and wisdom by examining the great works of Western civilization and exploring timeless questions. Founded by HBU’s president, Dr. Robert B. Sloan, the HBU Honors College accepted its first enrollees in …

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