Career and Calling This Month!

As students come back to campus from Spring Break, the time will go by quickly and summer will be here soon! The Office of Career and Calling has designed the Community Internship Program to contribute to the professional development of HBU students. In addition, companies use Internships as a means of filling entry-level roles with …

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Your Student’s Success & You: What are your student’s summer plans?

If they have not done so already, your student will soon meet with his or her academic advisor to plan their classes for the fall semester.  But did you know that your student has the option of taking classes over summer? There can be a variety of reasons for taking summer classes.  If your student …

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Staff Highlight of the Month: Stacey Graham

Hello Parents and Families of HBU Students! My name is Stacey Graham and I am the Coordinator of Student Involvement: Clubs and Organizations. That long title means that I work directly with all of our wonderful organization leaders on campus: this includes our fraternities and sororities, cultural organizations, pre-health societies, advisers, and more. I have …

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Spiritual Life on Campus: March

“What is the meaning of Lent?” Lent is a period of fasting, moderation, and self-denial traditionally observed by Catholics and some Protestant denominations. It begins with Ash Wednesday and ends with Easter Sunday. The length of the Lenten fast was established in the 4th century as 46 days (40 days, not counting Sundays). During Lent, participants eat sparingly …

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Career and Calling Update!

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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Student Highlight – July: Stephanie Perea

My name is Stephanie Perea and this year I get to serve as the First Year Experience Intern. I am a senior at Houston Baptist University, with a major in Business Management and a minor in Psychology. As the First Year Experience Intern I work alongside Alex Hersperger, coordinating Welcome Days, training Peer Mentors, who …

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Alexandra Hersperger

Faculty/Staff Highlight: Alex Hersperger

Who I Am and Why I’m Here My name is Alex Hersperger and I have had the pleasure of serving as the First and Second Year Coordinator at Houston Baptist University since October. As the First and Second Year Coordinator, I help in ensuring that your student has a smooth transition into and at college …

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