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ETBU sparks connection through Fall 2019 Move-In and Tiger Camp

August 21, 2019

ETBU sparks connection through Fall 2019 Move-In and Tiger Camp

East Texas Baptist University welcomed new students and their families to campus for Tiger Camp, ETBU’s Welcome Week, on Wednesday, August 14 and returning students on Saturday, August 17. Faculty, staff, and Tiger athletic teams assembled outside residence halls across campus in the early morning to help new students move in. Each volunteer wore a shirt that said, “Fan the Flame,” emphasizing ETBU’s commitment to mentorship and spiritual growth.

ETBU Hosts Hispanic Education Fair

July 30, 2019

ETBU Hosts Hispanic Education Fair

High school and college students, along with their families, assembled in ETBU’s Ornelas Student Center last weekend for the 2019 Hispanic Education Fair, hosted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ Hispanic Education Initiative. At the fair, participants from the community attended exhibits hosted by East Texas Baptist University, Baptist University of the Americas, and Dallas Baptist University, learned from speakers at various workshops, and rallied as a community for Hispanic Education.

ETBU nursing students Colby Simmons, Stacie Simmons, and Joshua Hartley receive the Polly Cargill Scholarship during the reception held at the newly opened Marshall Grand.

July 24, 2019

ETBU Students Receive Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship

A crowd gathered at the Marshall Grand last week to celebrate and honor the generosity of a community and distinguish six local students who seek to impact the medical industry through a future career in nursing. Three East Texas Baptist University students were presented with the Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship on behalf of the Cargill family and CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Foundation. ETBU’s Joshua Hartley, Colby Simmons, and Stacie Simmons received the scholarship during the reception held at the newly opened Marshall Grand.