Around the State: DBU welcomes 600 new students

Dallas Baptist University freshman Lauren O’Steen of Nixa, Mo., spends time with a young child while serving at Mission Arlington as a part Friday’s service projects during DBU’s SWAT Week.

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Dallas Baptist University welcomed more than 600 new students to its campus during SWAT (Student Welcome and Transition) week. In addition to various on-campus activities, students finished the week by serving at ministries throughout the Metroplex. 

Paul Lilly, hpu lilly350Lynn Humeniuk, (left) associate professor of criminal justice and sociology and director of HPU’s criminal justice program, presented the John Edgar Hoover Memorial Award to Paul Lilly, assistant professor of criminal justice and director of Howard Payne University’s Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the American Police Hall of Fame.assistant professor of criminal justice and director of Howard Payne University’s Department of Public Safety, received the John Edgar Hoover Memorial Award from the American Police Hall of Fame. 

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor College of Visual and Performing Arts presents the exhibition “Otto Dix: Matthaus Evangelium” Sept. 24 though Oct. 15. A reception will be held at 5 p.m. on the opening day of the exhibit, including information on the artist provided by Sarah Andyshak, assistant professor of art history. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public, with the gallery open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.



Retiring

Don Wilkey, as pastor of First Baptist Church in Onalaska, Sept. 27. A reception will be held after the morning service celebrating 36 years of service to the congregation and almost 40 years in ministry. He will move to Bellville.


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