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June 20, 2019

ETBU Nursing students provide aid in the Philippines

The East Texas Baptist University School of Nursing traveled to the Philippines as a part of the Global Study and Serve program from Monday, May 13 through Monday, June 3. Students earned credit for Global Nursing, taught by Dean and Assistant Professor of Nursing Rebekah Grigsby. The group of twelve collaborated with International Baptist Church (IBC) in Manila and the Philippines Christian University to experience and practice health care outside of the classroom.

A group of 32 ETBU students, faculty, and staff visit the Western Wall of the Herodian Temple in the Old City of Jerusalem. The ETBU School of Christian Studies traveled to Israel as a part of the Global Study and Serve Program this May.

May 31, 2019

ETBU students follow Jesus’ footsteps in Israel

The East Texas Baptist University School of Christian Studies traveled to Israel as a part of the Global Study and Serve Program on Monday, May 13 through Saturday, May 25. Students earned credit for either Introduction to Old Testament, taught by Assistant Provost and Associate Professor of Religion and Leadership Emily Prevost, or Lands and Cities of Israel, taught by Dean of the School of Christian Studies John Harris. Led by ETBU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Thomas Sanders, the group of 32 students, faculty, and staff walked where Jesus walked.

March 28, 2019

ETBU students build relationships through construction service

East Texas Baptist University students traveled to Birmingham, Alabama from Sunday, March 10 through Friday, March 15 on a mission trip as a part of the national Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge. Led by ETBU Dean of Spiritual Life Scott Stevens, the ETBU students earned service credit hours while being involved in hands-on mission work through home construction and rehabilitation.