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2022 Riley Servant Leader Awards

October 3, 2022

ETBU seniors recognized for Christian servant leadership

East Texas Baptist University seniors Colton Berryhill from Bullard, Texas, and Annie Walker from Montgomery, Texas, were honored on October 3 with the Bob and Gayle Riley Servant Leadership Award for consistently displaying Christian servant leadership on campus and in the community. ETBU President Emeritus Dr. Bob Riley and his wife, Gayle, took part in the ceremony and presented the honorees with a miniature replication of the “Divine Servant” statue, created by Max Greiner, which can also be found on campus at the entrance to the Rogers Spiritual Life Center.  

Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship blesses ETBU nursing students

September 30, 2022

Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship blesses ETBU nursing students

Several East Texas Baptist University nursing students were presented with the Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship on behalf of the Jerry and Jack Cargill family and East Texas Baptist University. ETBU's Cameron Anderson, Reagan Creed, Trinity Griffith, Ta'Lena Johnson, Hailey Maloy, Megan McCarthy, Bailey Munch, Meagan Parker, Brittan Price, Laura Staley, Emma Stelzer, and Jaidakiss Younger received the scholarship during the reception held at the Marshall Grand.

2022 See You at the Pole

September 29, 2022

Annual See You at the Pole event brings ETBU community together in prayer

East Texas Baptist University students, faculty, and staff gathered on Wednesday, September 28, for the annual See You at the Pole event, a global day of student-led prayer. The tradition that started in 1990 at a high school in Burleson, Texas, has since grown to see upwards of three million students in the United States and over 20 countries gather to pray at their school’s flagpole. 

2022 Miss ETBU

September 27, 2022

Haleigh Akin crowned as Miss ETBU 2022

Haleigh Akin, a senior elementary education major from Tyler, Texas, was crowned as the 66th Miss ETBU on Saturday, September 24. Akin, who embodies the spirit of what it means to be a Christian servant leader on campus and in the community, was selected from 11 contestants during the annual pageant sponsored by ETBU’s Student Government Association.