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Around the State: Howard Payne theater students honored; UMHB streams Easter pageant online

Around the State: Howard Payne theater students honored; UMHB streams Easter pageant online

Howard Payne University theater students brought home several awards from the Christian University Theatre Festival. For the first time, the student-led University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Easter pageant was streamed live online, drawing 3,700 viewers from as far away as the Czech Republic.

       
Around the State: ETBU students provide shoes; UMHB students join in Reaching Out

Around the State: ETBU students provide shoes; UMHB students join in Reaching Out

ETBU students wash the feet of Marshall elementary schoolchildren and give them socks and shoes. UMHB students join in Reaching Out to their community in service.

       
Around the State: Former Rangers at Richardson church

Around the State: Former Texas Rangers at Richardson church

Former Texas Rangers outfielder David Murphy and utility infielder Scott Sheldon spoke at The Heights Church in Richardson. Three Texas Baptist schools—Dallas Baptist University, Hardin-Simmons University and the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor—have been named among the top colleges in the nation by Colleges of Distinction.

       
Around the State: Health Fair at HPU; ETBU students visit state capitol

Around the State: Health Fair at HPU; ETBU students visit state capitol

Health screenings, exhibits, games, a relay race and giveaways highlighted the fourth annual Spring into Health Fair at Howard Payne University. Five students from East Texas Baptist University visited lawmakers in Austin for Tuition Equalization Grant Student Advocacy Day. 

       
Around the State: Buckner volunteers work and pray; Texas Hunger Initiative receives major grant

Around the State: Buckner volunteers work and pray; Texas Hunger Initiative receives major grant

Eighty volunteers participated in a cleanup and prayer walk at the proposed site of the new Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake in Dallas. The Texas Hunger Initiative received a $3 million grant.

       
Around the State: Nursing school gala raises $1 million; HPU alum named athletics chaplain at Texas Tech

Around the State: Nursing school raises $1 million; HPU alum named chaplain at Texas Tech

Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing raised more than $1 million at its sixth annual Going for the Gold Gala. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes appointed Corbin Young, a Howard Payne University graduate, as men’s athletic chaplain at Texas Tech University.

       
Around the State: Samuel Rodriguez at DBU, George Foreman at UMHB

Around the State: Samuel Rodriguez at DBU, George Foreman at UMHB

Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, spoke at Dallas Baptist University. The B.H. Carroll Theological Institute had its accreditation reaffirmed by the Association for Biblical Higher Education. Boxing champ George Foreman will lecture at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Researchers are recruiting churches to participate in a study on the interplay between Christians’ daily activities and their awareness of God.

       
Around the State: Car show at Richardson church; Buckner seeks shoes for Guatemala

Around the State: Car show at Richardson church; Buckner seeks shoes for Guatemala

The Heights Baptist Church in Richardson will hold its 10th annual car show April 8, with proceeds to benefit the Network Food Pantry of Richardson. Buckner International’s Shoes for Orphan Souls ministry is seeking to collect 5,000 athletic shoes for Guatemalan boys and girls.

       
Around the State: UMHB board approves dorm; Going for the Gold gala slated

Around the State: UMHB board approves dorm; Going for the Gold Gala slated

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor trustees approved construction of a 46,000-square-foot residence hall. Derek Haas will be the keynote speaker at the Going for the Gold Gala to benefit Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Howard Payne University launched a four-year biomedical science program.

       
Around the State: Christian student leaders meet at ETBU; CLC plans advocacy day

Around the State: Christian student leaders meet at ETBU; CLC plans advocacy day

East Texas Baptist University was host to the 19th annual Christian Association of Student Leaders Conference. The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission will offer workshops and general sessions on public policy advocacy in Austin.

       
Around the State: Olson to lecture at Howard Payne

Around the State: Olson to lecture at Howard Payne

Roger Olson will deliver the Currie-Strickland Distinguished Lectures in Christian Ethics at Howard Payne University. Rucker Preston was named statewide coordinator and executive director of the Texas Christian Community Development Network. 

       
Around the State: Wayland installs president; legislators honor UMHB football team

Around the State: Wayland installs president; legislators honor UMHB football team

Wayland Baptist University installed Bobby Hall as the school’s 13th president Jan. 25. Wayland students and employees volunteered for community service projects during a weeklong celebration of service marking the inauguration.

       
Around the State: TBM volunteers serve in Panhandle; DBU recognized for campus beauty

Around the State: TBM volunteers serve in Panhandle; DBU recognized for campus beauty

More than 30 Texas Baptist Men volunteers are providing disaster relief for Panhandle residents affected by an ice storm. Christian Universities Online ranked Dallas Baptist University No. 1 on its list of the 50 Most Beautiful Colleges and Universities.

       
Around the State: Wayland Mission Center names new director

Around the State: Wayland Mission Center names new director

Donnie Brown is named director of the Wayland Mission Center. Truett Seminary offers MinistrySafe training event. DBU named a top school for preparation of elementary school teachers.

       
Around the State: Wayland names director of integrated marketing; Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing

Around the State: Wayland names director of integrated marketing; Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing

Wayland Baptist University hires executive director of integrated marketing. Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing event.

       
 
 
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