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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.

       
Around the State: TBM seeks volunteers for long-term recovery; HPU raises money for missions

Around the State: TBM seeks volunteers for long-term recovery; HPU raises money for missions

Texas Baptist Men’s long-term recovery program is seeking volunteers to repair flood-damaged homes in Texas and Louisiana. The annual Moustache Wheel of Doom event at Howard Payne University raised more than $9,000 for Go Now Missions, the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ student missions program.

       
Around the State: DBU honors Joel Allison; Slover to HighGround

Around the State: DBU honors Joel Allison; Slover to HighGround

Dallas Baptist University presented the 2016 Russell H. Perry Free Enterprise Award to Joel Allison, president and chief executive officer of Baylor Scott & White Health. HighGround Advisors named David Slover senior vice president and chief strategy and business development officer.

       
Around the State: UMHB music students compete; TBM ministers along Rio Grande

Around the State: UMHB music students compete; TBM volunteers meet needs along Rio Grande

Nineteen music students from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor participated in the Texoma Region National Association of Teachers of Singing Conference. Texas Baptist Men volunteers worked in McAllen, helping the Rio Grande Valley Baptist Association minister to refugees from Latin America. 

       
Around the State: UMHB recognizes servant leaders; ETBU fills Christmas shoeboxes

Around the State: UMHB recognizes servant leaders; ETBU fills Christmas shoeboxes

Two seniors at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor receive awards for servant leadership. Student athletes at East Texas Baptist University fill shoeboxes with gifts for Operation Christmas Child.

       
Around the State: Deneen lectures at DBU; Skaggs new VP at UMHB

Around the State: Deneen lectures at DBU; Skaggs new VP at UMHB

Henry Deneen delivered the T.B. Maston Lectures at Dallas Baptist University. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor named Brandon Skaggs vice president for student life. Howard Payne University will hold its 33rd annual Community Thanksgiving Feast.

       
Around the State: HBU receives $5 million gift; ETBU cheer team visits kindergarten class

Around the State: HBU receives $5 million gift; ETBU cheer team visits kindergarten class

Houston Baptist University received a $5 million gift from Pinky Pampell of Houston to expand its online academic programs. East Texas Baptist University’s Tiger Pom and Tiger Cheer teams visited Cain Elementary School in Whitehouse to participate in the school’s “No Excuses Program” celebration.

       
 
 
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