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April 8, 2021 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 To help nursing students in their search for a top RN program, the education experts at 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.

ETBU celebrates 2021 Women’s Summit

March 18, 2021

ETBU celebrates 2021 Women’s Summit

Women of the East Texas Baptist University campus community including students, faculty, and staff, gathered on March 9 and 10, for the 2021 Women’s Summit. The event’s Chapel service and luncheon featured guest speaker Katie Gravens, who formerly served as the Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) State Lead Team Director. While on campus, she used her platform and perspective on collegiate ministry to encourage everyone to use their unique gifts to serve God’s Kingdom.


March 5, 2021

The ETBU Family unites in celebration of Spiritual Renewal

East Texas Baptist University celebrated its annual Spiritual Renewal activities on campus with worship services and through prayer and reflection with the extended ETBU family the week of February 15. This year’s theme, “Unite,” was inspired by Paul’s call for unity and restoration with God and one another found in 2 Corinthians 13:11, “Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.”