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Female and male outside by blue tents

August 18, 2023

ETBU connects students with local churches during Church Day event

East Texas Baptist University held its annual Church Day on Wednesday, August 16. Hosted by ETBU’s Office of Spiritual Life, the event takes place the first week of class each fall in an effort to introduce students to area churches. This year, representatives from more than 30 local churches set up booths and tables in the University’s Quad to offer free t-shirts, snacks, and promotional items, and share information about the heart of their ministries.

Group of women smiling at the camera outside

August 9, 2023

Tiger Athletic Mission Experience takes ETBU Women’s Soccer to New Zealand

The East Texas Baptist University Women’s Soccer Team had a unique opportunity to minister to the people of New Zealand during the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup as part of the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience (TAME), July 18-31. The team engaged the community through soccer, mission projects, prayer, and conversations during the 14-day mission trip.

A drone image of a brick academic building at East Texas Baptist University

June 29, 2023

ETBU named on Phi Theta Kappa 2023 Transfer Honor Roll

East Texas Baptist University was recently named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2023 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.