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Students receive insight and wisdom during ETBU’s annual Calling Conference

November 6, 2020

Students receive insight and wisdom during ETBU’s annual Calling Conference

East Texas Baptist University hosted its sixth annual Calling Conference on Wednesday, November 4, for ETBU students who are drawn to vocational ministry. The conference provided students with a deeper understanding of how to identify and pursue their callings with opportunities to learn from experienced ministry professionals and special guest speakers Dr. Jonathan Grenz, Dean of the School of Ministry at Palm Beach Academy, and Phil Miller, acting Director of the Great Commission Team for Texas Baptists (BGCT).

Super One Foods Scholarship

October 30, 2020

ETBU receives $25,000 to establish Super 1 Foods Endowed Scholarship

East Texas Baptist University recently received $25,000 from Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) to establish an endowed scholarship program. BGC announced the establishment of the “Focus on the Future” scholarship program in partnership with East Texas Baptist University and more than 40 other universities and colleges in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. The program is designed to reward students in BGC’s market areas for their dedication, hard work, and outstanding academic achievements.

October 23, 2020

ETBU Dean recognized with TACTE Annual Leadership Award

John Sargent, Dean of ETBU’s School of Education, received the Texas Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (TACTE) Leadership Award during a virtual annual conference on Monday, October 20. The Outstanding Leadership Award is given annually to someone who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the organization and who is deserving of TACTE recognition for significant contributions to the educator preparation process in Texas.