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East Texas Baptist University hosted prospective students and their families on campus for Preview Day on Monday, October 8. The event provided a comprehensive overview of life at ETBU through informational sessions, campus tours, an academic showcase, a student panel, and chapel service.

October 10, 2018

ETBU welcomes prospective students on campus for Preview Day

East Texas Baptist University hosted more than 105 guests on campus for Preview Day on Monday, October 8. Prospective students and their families received a comprehensive overview of life at ETBU through informational sessions, an academic showcase, a campus tour, student panel, and chapel. During the service, ETBU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Thomas Sanders emphasized that God calls all of His people to service.

ETBU students recognized for Christian servant leadership

October 9, 2018

ETBU students recognized for Christian servant leadership

East Texas Baptist University acknowledged two students on Monday, October 8 for their service to the campus and community. Seniors Mpanga Chanda from Lusaka, Zambia, and Sheldon McGowan from Tyler, Texas, were awarded the Bob and Gayle Riley Servant Leadership Award during a special chapel service. ETBU President Emeritus Bob Riley and his wife, Gayle, presented the students with a replica of the “Divine Servant” statue, created by Max Greiner, that stands outside of ETBU’s Ornelas Spiritual Life Center.

See You at the Pole 2018 Students in Prayer

September 26, 2018

ETBU unites in prayer through See You at the Pole

East Texas Baptist University gathered around the campus flagpole on Wednesday, September 26 for the annual global day of prayer, See You at the Pole. For over a decade, ETBU has participated in this tradition, enabling the Tiger Family to intercede for their school, friends, families, churches, communities, and country.