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ETBU enters the big, bright, beautiful world of Shrek: The Musical

April 21, 2021

ETBU enters the big, bright, beautiful world of Shrek: The Musical

The widely-recognizable green ogre Shrek and his quest for the fiery red-headed princess Fiona was brought to life by East Texas Baptist University in four performances on April 15 - 18. Staged at the historic Memorial City Hall in Downtown Marshall, the performance was the first open to the public since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic following last year’s production of The Addams Family. The show was directed by ETBU Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Joshua Scott, marking his third directorial effort at the University.

Shelby Nallin receives ETBU Senior Girl Call-Out 2021

April 20, 2021

Shelby Nallin receives ETBU Senior Girl Call-Out 2021

Shelby Nallin of Bossier City, Louisiana was recognized on Friday, April 16, during East Texas Baptist University’s 74th annual Senior Girl Call-Out. Selected by a faculty and staff vote, the individual “called out” each year is distinguished for her exemplary Christian character, social consciousness, personal poise, academic achievement, and spiritual vision. Senior Girl Call-Out is ETBU’s longest-standing tradition, and this year’s in-person ceremony was highly treasured by the seniors after last year’s event was held virtually.

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April 8, 2021

RNCareers.org ranks ETBU Nursing as a top program in the state

East Texas Baptist University’s School of Nursing was recently ranked as a #1 program in Texas by RNCareers.org. To help nursing students in their search for a top RN program, the education experts at RNCareers.org publish their annual findings of the best nursing schools for both Texas and the country. Schools ranked on the list have proven their ability to educate highly competent nurses.

Phi Theta Kappa names ETBU to 2021 Transfer Honor Roll

March 24, 2021

Phi Theta Kappa names ETBU to 2021 Transfer Honor Roll

East Texas Baptist University was recently named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2021 Transfer Honor Roll. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), an honor society for two-year colleges, recognizes the importance of institutional commitment and investment of resources to support transfer students. The PTK Transfer Honor Roll acknowledges excellence and success in transfer pathway development.

Dr. Mandy McMichael visits ETBU during T.B. Maston Lecture Series

March 19, 2021

Dr. Mandy McMichael visits ETBU during T.B. Maston Lecture Series

On Wednesday, March 17, East Texas Baptist University along with the T.B. Maston Foundation hosted the annual T.B. Maston Lecture Series. The T.B. Maston Foundation’s mission is to promote the legacy of Dr. Thomas Buford Maston, a lifelong advocate for the deeper understanding and wider application of the life and ethical teachings of Jesus Christ.