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Craig Hall
February 6, 2019

ETBU shows CARE for Craig Hall to honor the legacy of Dr. Robert E. “Jack” Craig

East Texas Baptist University intends to renovate Craig Hall for use by ETBU’s largest academic school, the Frank S. Groner School of Professional Studies, through the CARE (Commitment to Academic Resources for Excellence) for Craig Hall campaign. The facility is named in honor of Dr. Robert E. “Jack” Craig (’50), who led ETBU from 1986-1992 as the University’s tenth President. His commitment to providing students and faculty with quality academic facilities and the resources necessary to serve Christ with excellence was evident in his leadership as President.

commencement
December 8, 2018

ETBU confers 134 graduates during Fall 2018 Commencement

East Texas Baptist University held its Fall 2018 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 a.m. in Baker Chapel of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center. ETBU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Thomas Sanders, assisted by the academic deans, presented all 134 graduates. ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn presided over the ceremony as 106 students received undergraduate degrees and 28 received graduate degrees.

November 17, 2018

ETBU holds Ring Blessing ceremony to honor graduating seniors

East Texas Baptist University honored 88 graduating seniors with an official ETBU Class Ring during the 2018 Ring Blessing on Wednesday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m. in Baker Chapel of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center. The inaugural ceremony was designed to celebrate the accomplishments of students and connect generations of alumni. As a token of appreciation to graduating seniors, this graduation ring symbolizes the University’s blessing over students as they commence from ETBU to pursue their vocational callings.

ETBU Nursing School receives Marshall EDC Grant for workforce training
September 11, 2018

ETBU Nursing School receives Marshall EDC Grant for workforce training

East Texas Baptist University has secured a grant agreement with the Marshall Economic Development Corporation (Marshall EDC) for partial funding of workforce training equipment for the ETBU School of Nursing. With the intent to further develop quality Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates at ETBU, the equipment will be located in the Marshall Grand, the University’s nursing school expansion project. Over $2.75 million has been raised for the project, and the construction of the academic facilities in the Cargill- Anderson Building are underway.