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April 18, 2019

ETBU holds Ring Blessing ceremony to honor graduating seniors

East Texas Baptist University honored 150 graduating seniors with an official ETBU Class Ring during the 2019 Ring Blessing on Monday, April 15 in Baker Chapel of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center. Initiated in December of 2018, the ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of students and connects generations of alumni. As a token of appreciation to graduating seniors, the graduation ring symbolizes the University’s blessing over students as they commence from ETBU to pursue their vocational callings.

2019 ETBU Theater Marjorie Prime

April 17, 2019

ETBU Theatre glimpses the future with a performance of Marjorie Prime

The East Texas Baptist University Theatre Arts Department concluded the 2018-2019 season with a performance of Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison on Thursday, April 11 through Sunday, April 14. Set in 2062, the 2015 Pulitzer Prize Finalist play centers on Marjorie Lancaster, an elderly woman with dementia, and her family. As director, ETBU Theatre Arts Department Chair Traci Ledford personally invested in the production.

April 15, 2019

Katee Muckleroy receives the 2019 Senior Girl Call-Out award

Katee Muckleroy of Nacogdoches was recognized on Friday, April 12 during the East Texas Baptist University 72nd annual Senior Girl Call-Out, ETBU’s longest standing tradition. Selected by a faculty and staff vote, the individual “called out” each year is distinguished for her exemplary Christian character, social consciousness, personal poise, academic achievement, and spiritual vision.

2019 BSM D-Now Events

April 4, 2019

ETBU students serve in Disciple-Now events at local churches

The East Texas Baptist University Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) sent students to serve as small group leaders at Disciple-Now (D-Now) weekend events in churches across Texas and Louisiana this spring. Throughout the year, the ETBU BSM D-Now Ministry focuses on preparing students to share the Gospel of Christ.

2019 Miss ETBU

April 3, 2019

ETBU junior Ronni Ward crowned as Miss ETBU 2019

Junior Speech Communication major Ronni Ward of Logansport, Louisiana was crowned as the 63rd Miss ETBU on Saturday, March 30. Actively involved in the ETBU community as a member of the Student Government Association (SGA), Political Awareness Society, and Tiger Cheer, Ward was selected from among 12 contestants at the annual scholarship pageant sponsored by ETBU’s SGA. As Miss ETBU, she receives a generous academic scholarship as well as the opportunity to represent the University throughout the community and region during her reign.