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July 1, 2019

ETBU Tennis serves in Paris, France

The East Texas Baptist University Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams traveled to Paris, France from Thursday, May 30 through Sunday, June 9 as a part of the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience (TAME) program. Led by Great Commission Center and Global Education Director Lisa Seeley, Head Coach Jeff Bramlett, and Assistant Coach Drew Lambert, the group of 15 consisting of athletes and staff partnered with the International Sports Federation (ISF) and Youth with a Mission (YWAM) in evangelism and ministry surrounding the French Open at Roland Garros.

June 20, 2019

ETBU Nursing students provide aid in the Philippines

The East Texas Baptist University School of Nursing traveled to the Philippines as a part of the Global Study and Serve program from Monday, May 13 through Monday, June 3. Students earned credit for Global Nursing, taught by Dean and Assistant Professor of Nursing Rebekah Grigsby. The group of twelve collaborated with International Baptist Church (IBC) in Manila and the Philippines Christian University to experience and practice health care outside of the classroom.

ETBU Dean and Professor of Business Administration Barry Evans, Assistant Professor of History Jenny Hoover, and their students participate in a joint forum with faculty and students of the University of Economics and Finance.

June 11, 2019

ETBU History and Business students travel to Vietnam

The East Texas Baptist University Fred Hale School of Business and Department of History and Political Science traveled to Vietnam as a part of the Global Study and Serve Program on Sunday, May 12 through Sunday, June 2. Students earned credit for either International Business, taught by Dean and Professor of Business Administration Barry Evans, or Vietnam: Colonialism, Nationalism, and Conflict, taught by Assistant Professor of History Jenny Hoover.

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June 10, 2019

ETBU, Hawaii Baptist Academy partner to prepare Christian servant leaders

East Texas Baptist University broadened its reach through a Christian Education Partnership Agreement with Hawaii Baptist Academy (HBA). This agreement, signed at the HBA Stan Sagert High School campus in Honolulu, Hawaii on Thursday, May 30 by ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn and HBA President Ron Shiira, ensures a smooth transition for HBA students to pursue a quality, Christian education at ETBU.

Tiger Baseball player Casey Combs joins the MLB

June 6, 2019

Tiger Baseball player Casey Combs joins MLB

For the third time in University history, an East Texas Baptist University Baseball player has been selected in the Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. Joining the ranks of Tim Brown (1980, New York Mets) and Tyler Bates (2016, Los Angeles Angels), Casey Combs was picked as #801 in the twenty-seventh round by the Miami Marlins. Combs was the fourth NCAA Division III athlete chosen in the draft and only one of nine overall.