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Texas Baptists guest speakers bring wisdom to students at ETBU

September 25, 2020

Texas Baptists guest speakers bring wisdom to students at ETBU

Two Texas Baptists representatives Jane Wilson, Discipleship Specialist, and Gus Reyes, Director of the Christian Life Commission, visited the East Texas Baptist University campus in September. Wilson was the keynote speaker during chapel and special guest lecturer during the “Empowering Women” Student Leadership Luncheon on Wednesday, September 16, where she had the special opportunity to extend her conversation and personally encourage female students to embrace their spiritual leadership to positively impact people for God.

ETBU community assembles for prayer during annual See You at the Pole

September 24, 2020

ETBU community assembles for prayer during annual See You at the Pole

East Texas Baptist University students, faculty, and staff gathered in the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 23, 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.

East Texas Baptist University holds All-American Labor Day Celebration on the Hill

September 9, 2020

East Texas Baptist University holds All-American Labor Day Celebration on the Hill

In celebration of America’s hardworking people, East Texas Baptist University hosted Labor Day weekend events for ETBU students. A series of exciting and engaging student-life activities such as a concert from Curtis Grimes, fireworks, a barbeque lunch, and intramural activities provided students with additional options to safely fellowship with their peers, while remaining on campus during the holiday.

ETBU celebrates record student enrollment despite COVID-19 crisis

August 26, 2020

ETBU celebrates record student enrollment despite COVID-19 crisis

Despite the uncertainties of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, East Texas Baptist University is celebrating its highest recorded student enrollment in the University’s 108-year history with 1,714 total students, reflecting an 8% increase over Fall 2019, and an 84% undergraduate retention rate (3% higher than the five-year average). The total graduate enrollment exhibits the highest graduate enrollment in University history, up by 22% from last year.