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News - 2015

December 30, 2015

ETBU Teams Up With Marshall Police Department

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER (12/22/15) - East Texas Baptist University and Marshall Police have teamed up to offer specialized training in the event of an active shooter scenario on campus.

The university donated $2,000 on Monday to the Marshall police for purchase of force on force training marking weapons. The weapons look similar to a gun and shoot plastic tipped ammunition that leave a mark on the target after making contact.

December 30, 2015

15th ranked ETBU Wins Over Southwestern

BASKETBALL (M): TYLER, Texas (12/29/15) - Competing in the University of Texas-Tyler Christmas Classic, the No. 15-ranked East Texas Baptist University men's basketball team edged Southwestern (Texas) University, 70-60, on Saturday afternoon inside of the Herrington Patriot Center. The result pushes ETBU's record to 8-1, and moves Southwestern to 3-7.

December 17, 2015

ETBU To Hold Fall Commencement on Dec. 19th

MARSHALL, Texas (12/16/15) - East Texas Baptist University will hold Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in Baker Auditorium of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center on campus. Presiding will be ETBU President Dr. J. Blair Blackburn with 64 students receiving undergraduate degrees and 18 students receiving master's degrees for a total of 82.