Parent & Family Blog

Camp HBU: Register Today!

HBU Mission Statement The mission of Houston Baptist University is to provide a learning experience that instills in students a passion for academic, spiritual and professional excellence as a result of our central confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord.” Camp HBU Objective Camp HBU is a weeklong overnight camp for students ages 10-15. They will enjoy academic …

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Spiritual Life On Campus: Why Can’t I Follow You, Now?

Every new year we create resolutions that we typically break or come up with some dream that has no plan. However, what about the times we invest and sacrifice for the dream that we have given our energy and time to. In John 13:36-14:1-4. We encounter a disciple, Peter. who gave up everything to follow …

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Student Highlight of the Month

When I arrived at HBU as an incoming freshman, to say I was under prepared is an understatement. On move in day, I stepped on campus for the very first time and unloaded the few boxes that were carried to my room for me by some very enthusiastic fellow huskies. On that first day, I …

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Staff Highlight of the Month: Tristan Fernandez-Cablay

As you make your way around campus, you will see the hustle and bustle of life at HBU.  However, the “buzz” in the library is unlike anywhere else…and not just because it is the most caffeinated area on the grounds.  Located on the first floor of Moody Library, the Academic Success Center (ASC) is a …

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Student Success & YOU: New Year, New You

New Year’s resolutions. A fresh start. These are the things people all across the United States consider when the clock strikes 12:00am on the first day of 2019.  According to a survey conducted by YouGov Poll, the most common New Year’s resolutions last year were practices like eating healthier, getting more exercise, and saving money …

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Faculty and Staff Highlight: Dr. Emily Stelzer

Dear parents, I wish you a joyous and peaceful holiday season. December is often such a busy month, filled with events and engagements that compete for our time and attention. There is more pressure and there are more opportunities to shop, to give, to bake, to socialize, to decorate, to go to church. We might …

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Parent and Family Association Corner

What a success! On Tuesday, December 4th, the Houston Baptist University’s Parent and Family Association donated goods and volunteered their time to support their students through the power of snacks and prayer. Thank you to all of the parent and family member’s that helped make the first event a success. The Parent and Family Association …

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Spiritual Life On Campus: Serve Houston

On Saturday, November 10th, Houston Baptist University held our annual 2018 Fall Serve Houston event. Serve Houston is a time for all Huskies to join together and serve the Greater Houston community through various acts of service. We started the event by having a small worship service and short homily on “The Act of Service.” …

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Student Success & YOU: Academic Rest During the Winter Break

Most college students are eagerly looking forward to the holidays as a welcome break from their college life. The break from school work, projects and readings is a chance to help your student  recover from the stressful semester, and it provides them the opportunity to get their well-deserved rest. Your student is probably anxious to be home, settle …

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HBU Student Highlight of the Month: Toni Garcia

“Making the transition from a small, south Texas town to the big city of Houston to fulfil my formal education was definitely intimidating. In addition to that, being a first-generation college student can come with its own obstacles and learning curves that can contribute to a student feeling overwhelmed. However, I think one of the …

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