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East Texas Baptist University celebrates reaffirmation of accreditation

December 16, 2019

East Texas Baptist University celebrates reaffirmation of accreditation

On December 10, East Texas Baptist University received word from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) that ETBU was in compliance with all 75 standards and 25 policies to reaffirm accreditation with no recommendations. The next reaffirmation period is set to begin in 10 years.

ETBU confers 134 graduates during Fall 2019 Commencement

December 7, 2019

ETBU confers 134 graduates during Fall 2019 Commencement

East Texas Baptist University presented 134 graduates during the Fall 2019 Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, December 7 at 10:00 a.m. in Baker Chapel of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center. ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn presided over the ceremony as 100 students received undergraduate degrees and 34 received graduate degrees.

ETBU Athletics share joy and blessings through Operation Christmas Child

November 21, 2019

ETBU Athletics shares joy and blessings through Operation Christmas Child

Each year, Samaritan’s Purse uses the Christmas season to share the Good News of Jesus Christ through their ministry, Operation Christmas Child. As part of the Samaritan’s Purse National Collection Week, East Texas Baptist University Tiger Athletics held the fourth annual Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Wrapping Party on Monday, November 18. Together, Tiger Athletics collected over 200 gift boxes for boys and girls through donations from over 400 student-athletes.

East Texas Baptist University teams up with Louisiana College to bless the needy

November 16, 2019

East Texas Baptist University teams up with Louisiana College to bless the needy

East Texas Baptist University and Louisiana College’s annual rivalry game on Saturday, November 16, doubled as an opportunity to help needy individuals in central Louisiana. To help stock Louisiana College’s Blessing Box, the Tiger Football team delivered 13 boxes of non-perishable food items and football fans from both schools gained free admission to Wildcat Field with the donation of canned goods.