HBU Parent and Family Association!

Houston Baptist University and the Office of Student Involvement are looking into creating a Parent and Family Association for parent and family members of HBU students to have a place for them to get more involved with our university and their student’s journey in college. If you are familiar with a PTA (Parent Teacher Association) …

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Career & Calling & Your Student

Career Fairs are a great way for HBU students and alumni to connect with recruiters and employers. At HBU, all students/alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend any Career Fair. The industry-focused Career Fairs foster a unique perspective for both students and employers. Freshman students all the way through Grad School-level students should network with …

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Your Student’s Success & You

Excuses, excuses: professors are busy and unapproachable Some students think professors don’t really care or are too busy for casual conversations. Let your student in on the secret … Professors want to meet them! And if you’re a doubting parent, realize that successful students make the effort to know their professors. If your student is …

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Student Life Leadership and Discipleship Retreat 2018

Student Life Leadership and Discipleship Retreat 2018 Colette Cross, Director of Discipleship What a great start to the 2018-19 academic year!  The Lord has blessed us with a grant to be used for discipleship and because of this generosity for the past three years, we have been able to fund a leadership and discipleship retreat …

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Student Highlight of the Month: Tori Thorpe

If I were to choose a single word to describe the beginning of my college experience, it would be “uncertainty.” Entering HBU I felt like this word consumed me; uncertainty about the future, what I wanted to study, my identity, past and current friendships… the list never ended. I changed my major three times, bouncing …

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Faculty/Staff Highlight: Toni Richerson

Congrats! You’re the parent/guardian/support person of YOUR college freshman! Transitions can be challenging, exciting, difficult, and/or drawn out. They can also be forward-looking…. It’s all about how you look at the transition. New beginnings are a transition.  Whether this is your first or last child to help start college, you and your student have never …

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Supporting Your Student: Finding and Keeping A Balance

As a parent, you can encourage your children to find a healthy balance between their academic work and social lives. The ideas below are not comprehensive of everything you can do to help your student. In fact, I started with seven and ended with three. Ultimately, helping your student comes down to how well you …

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Somos HBU Huskies: Sabado Familiar

Sabado Familiar En la Universidad Bautista reconocemos la importancia de apoyar a nuestras familias Hispanas. Contamos con un comite de Padres Hispanos los cuales voluntarean su tiempo, comparten sus experiencias y apoyan a las familias de nuestros alumnos en su primer semestre.  Con mucho orgullo invitamos a nuestros padres a visitar la universidad durante el …

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