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News - 2023

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September 28, 2023

ETBU Honors Marshall ISD Paraprofessionals Participating in MavPATH Program

East Texas Baptist University hosted a luncheon in the Great Hall of the Great Commission Center, celebrating the achievements of 17 dedicated paraprofessionals from Marshall Independent School District (MISD) who are enrolled in the MavPATH program. MavPATH is an initiative that paves the way for these individuals to pursue a bachelor of science in education from ETBU with a focus in elementary education.

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September 27, 2023

East Texas Baptist University Reflects on a Rich Tradition of See You at the Pole Gatherings

East Texas Baptist University participated in the nationally recognized See You at the Pole event on Wednesday, September 27. The special tradition on campus was coordinated by ETBU's Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) as a way for students, faculty, and staff to join the three million students in the United States and over 20 countries around the world in prayer at their school’s flagpole.

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September 25, 2023

Texas Baptists Executive Director Julio Guarneri challenges ETBU students during campus visit

Julio Guarneri, Executive Director-elect of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT), visited East Texas Baptist University on Monday, September 25, to deliver a special message during the weekly chapel service in Baker Chapel at the Rogers Spiritual Life Center. Guarneri, the lead pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in McAllen and first Hispanic individual to serve as executive director for the BGCT, challenged the campus community to reclaim the insurmountable peace only found through faith in Christ.

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September 25, 2023

ETBU Nursing Students Honored with Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship

Students in East Texas Baptist University’s Teague School of Nursing recently received the prestigious Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship, generously awarded by the Jerry and Jack Cargill family in partnership with East Texas Baptist University. The ETBU nursing program represents 12 of the 18 local students who were honored in a ceremony at the Marshall Grand on Thursday.