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Baseball TAME DR
December 21, 2017

ETBU Baseball travels to the Dominican Republic

The East Texas Baptist University Baseball team traveled to the Dominican Republic (DR) on Sunday, December 10 through Sunday, December 17 as a part of the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience (TAME) program.  Fifty-one student-athletes engaged in sports ministry with clinics for children and neighborhood renewal with home improvements. The Tigers also played four games, including two games against Dominican winter league teams and two Dominican national teams.

December 11, 2017

ETBU initiates the Tiger Transfer Track Program

ETBU initiates the Tiger Transfer Track Program
As a part of the Tiger Transfer Track Program, East Texas Baptist University has broadened its reach by signing articulation agreements with nine educational institutions and ministry organizations including the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT), Kilgore College, Jacksonville College, Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC), Youth with A Mission (YWAM), Panola College, Navarro College, Tyler Junior College (TJC), and Angelina College. 

December 2017 Commencement
December 9, 2017

ETBU confers 105 graduates during Fall Commencement

East Texas Baptist University held its Fall Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00 a.m. in Baker Chapel of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center. ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn presided over the ceremony as 82 students received undergraduate degrees and 23 received graduate degrees, for a total of 105 graduates. ETBU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Thomas Sanders, assisted by the academic deans, presented the graduating class.

Articulation Angelina
December 7, 2017

ETBU partners with Angelina College

East Texas Baptist University partnered with Angelina College (AC) through an articulation agreement on Thursday, December 7. The agreement, signed by ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn and AC President Michael J. Simon, will provide an affordable avenue for AC students to pursue a quality, Christian education at East Texas Baptist. 

Articulation TJC
November 29, 2017

ETBU signs an articulation agreement with TJC

East Texas Baptist University's partnership with Tyler Junior College (TJC) marks its eighth articulation agreement with institutions in the region. The articulation agreement, signed on Wednesday, November 29 by ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn and TJC President Mike Metke, provides a path for TJC students to pursue a quality, Christian education at East Texas Baptist.