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During a commencement ceremony, a woman in a navy cap and gown on the right receive her diploma from a man in navy academic regalia on the left.

May 11, 2024

186 graduates conferred during ETBU’s Spring 2024 Commencement

East Texas Baptist University presented 186 graduates with degrees during its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 10, in Baker Chapel of the Rogers Spiritual Life Center. ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn presided over the ceremony, during which 165 students received undergraduate degrees and 21 received graduate degrees. The worship ceremony featured Scripture readings, praise and worship through song, prayers, and blessings over the graduates, including words from Dr.

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May 10, 2024

ETBU Secures EDA Grant for Economic Revitalization in Marshall

East Texas Baptist University is proud to announce its reception of a $475,000.00 grant from the United States Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA). The EDA has awarded these funds to enable ETBU to address economic challenges in Marshall and the surrounding region by developing and implementing long-term economic revitalization strategies to serve the local economy. This strategic investment is poised to foster sustained economic advancement and vitality within the region for years to come.

Student stands with research project poster board in front of a stained glass window

May 6, 2024

ETBU’s Erin Berry wins undergraduate research competition at Southwestern Psychological Association

East Texas Baptist University senior psychology major Erin Berry recently won the undergraduate research competition at the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) conference in San Antonio, Texas. Berry's project, Will Funny Chickens Cross the Road?: Humor Styles and First Impressions, secured her victory at the esteemed event. 

Student shakes hand of professor on stage and she receives a 2024 Academic Excellence Award

May 1, 2024

ETBU honors students with academic excellence awards

East Texas Baptist University recognized the academic achievements of outstanding Tiger students at the annual Honors Chapel awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 1. Students who were inducted into various honor societies, as well as those who received Academic Excellence Awards, were applauded for their accomplishments. Academic Excellence Awards are given to students from different academic departments who are recognized by their respective faculty for their Christian character, scholarly accomplishments, servant leadership, and active involvement in ETBU campus life.