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Men on Boats Candid
February 21, 2019

ETBU Theatre to perform Men on Boats

The East Texas Baptist University Theatre Arts season will continue with Jaclyn Backhaus’ widely acclaimed play, Men on Boats.  Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on February 21-23 and 2:30 p.m. on February 24 in the Mabee Recital Hall of the Jenna Guest Music Building.  Directed by ETBU Costume Shop Supervisor Samantha Pettigrew, the all-female participated in this modern commentary on historical roles.

Craig Hall
February 6, 2019

ETBU shows CARE for Craig Hall to honor the legacy of Dr. Robert E. “Jack” Craig

East Texas Baptist University intends to renovate Craig Hall for use by ETBU’s largest academic school, the Frank S. Groner School of Professional Studies, through the CARE (Commitment to Academic Resources for Excellence) for Craig Hall campaign. The facility is named in honor of Dr. Robert E. “Jack” Craig (’50), who led ETBU from 1986-1992 as the University’s tenth President. His commitment to providing students and faculty with quality academic facilities and the resources necessary to serve Christ with excellence was evident in his leadership as President.

ETBU students enjoy fellowship together in downtown Marshall
January 26, 2019

ETBU celebrates continuous growing enrollment for the Spring 2019 semester

East Texas Baptist University has a total Spring 2019 enrollment of 1,398 students, an almost two percent increase from Spring 2018. Graduate enrollment has grown more than four percent from Fall 2018.  The University maintains a high undergraduate student retention rate of 88 percent. The University’s collaborative student learning-centered, retention initiatives have led to a unified and strengthened campus community for an overall enriched Christ-centered college experience for all students.