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October 9, 2023

ETBU School of Christian Studies and Humanities hosts inaugural Lyceum forum

East Texas Baptist University’s School of Christian Studies and Humanities hosted the inaugural Lyceum: Forum for Christian Thinkers, Writers, and Scholars on Monday, October 9, in the Woods Great Room in the Ornelas Student Center. The new academic forum on ETBU’s campus, set to take place each fall semester, is designed to provide students, faculty and staff, and the local community an opportunity to hear from a prominent Christian scholar whose work is presented and discussed in the context of Christian humanities.

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October 4, 2023

Avery Abshier and Abraham Contreras honored by ETBU with Riley Servant Leadership Awards

East Texas Baptist University celebrated the dedication and service of two students during a special chapel service on October 4. Seniors Avery Abshier and Abraham Contreras were awarded the Bob and Gayle Riley Servant Leadership Award. This honor, presented by ETBU President Emeritus Bob Riley and his wife, Gayle, includes a replica of the renowned "Divine Servant" statue by Max Greiner, which was given to ETBU by Dr. and Mrs. Riley in 2009 and is displayed at ETBU's Rogers Spiritual Life Center.

MISD Fall Festivals 2023

October 3, 2023

ETBU freshmen host community fall festivals at Marshall ISD

East Texas Baptist University’s Learning and Leading classes hosted Fall Festivals for all five of Marshall ISD’s elementary schools, including David Crockett Elementary, Sam Houston Elementary, William B. Travis Elementary, Price T. Young Elementary, and the Marshall Early Childhood Center on Monday, October 2, to serve nearly 1,000 elementary students and their families.