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News - 2023

November 3, 2023

ETBU students plant two new oak trees in honor of Texas State Arbor Day

East Texas Baptist University faculty, staff, and students gathered on the University grounds to plant trees and contribute to the beautification of campus on the official Texas State Arbor Day. While National Arbor Day occurs in late April, Texas Arbor Day takes place on the first Friday in November due to cooler temperatures across the state. ETBU observes Texas Arbor Day to provide a unique opportunity for students to be involved with the tree-planting process.

BH Carroll - Wade Building

October 23, 2023

B. H. Carroll Theological Seminary “coming home” to FBC Arlington’s Wade Building

B. H. Carroll Theological Seminary, which will officially become a part of East Texas Baptist University in late 2024, is making a move from its offices in Irving to the location where it originally began—in downtown Arlington, Texas.

The seminary’s offices will occupy a floor of First Baptist Church’s Wade Building, a six-story office building adjacent to the church’s main campus. The move also means B. H. Carroll’s annual Ph.D. colloquies, graduations, and other conferences will be held on site, for the first time since it left the location for Irving in 2015.

A man with his bible open at a table with people in the background

October 20, 2023

ETBU Calling Conference Inspires Tomorrow's Ministry Leaders

East Texas Baptist University hosted its annual Calling Conference on Wednesday, October 18, for students called to vocational ministry. The conference gives students the opportunity to learn from current ministers serving in various ministry fields as they discuss the call on their own lives and how that calling is informing their current ministries.