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ETBU students recognized for Christian servant leadership

October 9, 2019

ETBU students recognized for Christian servant leadership

East Texas Baptist University recognized two students on Monday, October 7 for their service to the campus and community. Seniors Lane Craig from Marshall, Texas, and Helen Sperling from Quitman, Texas, were awarded the Bob and Gayle Riley Servant Leadership Award during a special chapel service. ETBU President Emeritus Bob Riley and his wife, Gayle, presented the students with a replica of the “Divine Servant” statue, created by Max Greiner, which stands outside of ETBU’s Ornelas Spiritual Life Center.

Nigerian Archbishop Kwashi inspires ETBU students to share the Gospel

October 7, 2019

Nigerian Archbishop Kwashi inspires ETBU students to share the Gospel

East Texas Baptist University welcomed Archbishop Benjamin Kwashi and his wife, Gloria, from Nigeria as the special guests during the chapel service on Monday, October 7. University students, faculty, and staff were empowered by the Archbishop’s message of overcoming religious persecution to proclaim the Gospel. Prior to Archbishop’s address, ETBU President J.

ETBU invites prospective students to the Hill for upcoming Preview Days

October 1, 2019

ETBU invites prospective students to the Hill for upcoming Preview Days

East Texas Baptist University will host two upcoming fall Preview Days on October 14, 2019 and November 9, 2019.  Prospective students interested in attending ETBU can visit campus and receive a comprehensive overview of life at ETBU through admission and financial aid sessions, academic showcases, campus tours, student life panels, and a chapel worship service.

ETBU Bass Fishing Claims 2019 Yeti FLW Southern Conference School of the Year

September 27, 2019

ETBU Bass Fishing Claims 2019 Yeti FLW Southern Conference School of the Year

When the four duos for the East Texas Baptist University Bass Fishing Team launched their boats last weekend at the last Yeti FLW College Series Southern Conference Tournament on the Arkansas River, they all had one goal in mind. That goal was to win the Southern Conference Team of the Year and at the conclusion of the weigh-in at the North River Landing, they did just that!  

ETBU adds lacrosse to the Tiger Athletic Program

September 27, 2019

ETBU adds lacrosse to the Tiger Athletic Program

A new sport will break into the East Texas area as East Texas Baptist University announces the addition of men’s lacrosse as a varsity club sport for the 2020-21 season, and the 22nd sport for Tiger Athletics. This will be the sixth new sport added at ETBU in the last four years joining men’s and women’s golf, hockey, bass fishing, and acrobatics and tumbling.  The Tiger Lacrosse program will focus on transforming young men’s lives, building their faith and character, and helping them excel in life, while fielding a competitive team on the field.