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ETBU celebrates “Home on the Hill”

October 17, 2020

ETBU celebrates “Home on the Hill”

Keeping the health and safety guidelines put in place to protect the well-being of its students, East Texas Baptist University refashioned its traditional Homecoming celebration into a “Home on the Hill” week of festivities. Each day of the week-long event included engaging student-life activities that provided on-campus ETBU students with fun ways to safely celebrate what it means to be a Tiger.

ETBU provides prospective students with opportunities to visit campus

October 16, 2020

ETBU provides prospective students with opportunities to visit campus

East Texas Baptist University hosted a group of prospective students and their families on Monday, October 12, for the first Preview Day of the 2020-2021 academic year. Students interested in attending ETBU can visit campus and receive a comprehensive overview of life at ETBU through admission and financial aid sessions, academic showcases, campus tours, student life panels, and a chapel worship service. For those who may have missed the chance to attend the October Preview Day, the University is hosting a Tiger Day coming up on Saturday, November 14, 2020.

ETBU gives initial $1,500 donation to newly formed Nu-Town Revitalization Group

October 16, 2020

ETBU gives initial $1,500 donation to newly formed Nu-Town Revitalization Group

East Texas Baptist University met Tuesday with members of the Nu-Town Revitalization Group (NRG), a local non-profit organization that strives to promote social, educational, and economic awareness to improve the Marshall community. University President J. Blair Blackburn presented co-founders Chris Frazier, Tasha Williams, and Anna Ansari with a donation of $1,500 toward the creation of NRG’s forthcoming Educational Resource Center and Youth Recreation Center.

ETBU celebrates Spring 2020 Class at “in-person” and “virtual” commencement services

June 13, 2020

ETBU celebrates Spring 2020 Class at “in-person” and “virtual” commencement services

East Texas Baptist University held its Spring 2020 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 13, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn presided over the socially distanced ceremonies as 173 students received undergraduate degrees and 20 earned graduate degrees, for a total of 193 graduates. Students were allowed to choose their participation style either “in-person” or “virtual” at the celebratory worship services.

ETBU reduces graduate tuition rate, expands enrollment options

May 18, 2020

ETBU reduces graduate tuition rate, expands enrollment options

As East Texas Baptist University makes plans to begin the Fall 2020 semester, ETBU is striving to make quality, Christian education even more affordable and accessible amid the challenging economic times facing our country. East Texas Baptist is reducing the graduate tuition rate by 50% and expanding degree programs in order to serve and meet the increased needs for higher education in the East Texas region.