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September 10, 2019

ETBU enters into 2019-2020 academic year with Convocation

East Texas Baptist University held its annual 2019 Fall Convocation chapel service on Friday, September 6. Faculty, staff, students, and governance leaders gathered for Convocation to celebrate the official start of the new academic year. During the service, the University recognized Judge David L. Anderson with an Honorary Doctorate degree.

September 7, 2015

ETBU President Tells Students to be Light of the World at Convocation

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER (9/5/2015) - East Texas Baptist University President Blair Blackburn encouraged students, faculty and staff on Friday to be the light of the world during the university's 2015-16 school year convocation ceremony. 

"The light on the hill burns day and night, symbolizing enduring knowledge, guidance and truth," the university's Director of Student Success Kelley Paul said Friday referring to the institution's light on the hill. "We believe you chose is as a result of God's leadership."