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ETBU students recognized for Christian servant leadership

October 9, 2018

ETBU students recognized for Christian servant leadership

East Texas Baptist University acknowledged two students on Monday, October 8 for their service to the campus and community. Seniors Mpanga Chanda from Lusaka, Zambia, and Sheldon McGowan from Tyler, Texas, were awarded the Bob and Gayle Riley Servant Leadership Award during a special chapel service. ETBU President Emeritus Bob Riley and his wife, Gayle, presented the students with a replica of the “Divine Servant” statue, created by Max Greiner, that stands outside of ETBU’s Ornelas Spiritual Life Center.

Sam B. Hall 2017

March 2, 2017

Marshall woman Jean Birmingham given ETBU service award

Retired Marshall ISD school teacher Jean Birmingham received the Sam B. Hall Civic Service Award from East Texas Baptist University during the annual Sam B. Hall dinner and lecture series.

Birmingham served as a business teacher at Marshall ISD for 36 years and was also active in the city of Marshall as an entrepreneur and city activist.

Birmingham was presented the award on Tuesday at the university by former Harrison County Judge Richard Anderson.

January 31, 2017

ETBU students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

Over 160 ETBU students, faculty, and staff participated in service projects throughout Harrison County as part of the National Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and his service to others. Members of the ETBU community served at organizations in the area including Mission Marshall, The Boys & Girls Club of Hallsville, Dayspring Therapeutic Equestrian Center, and My Friend's House.