Marsha Pool | 1941-2015

DBU Mourns the Loss of Beloved Professor Marsha Pool

Dallas, TX – DBU mourns the loss of beloved professor, Marsha Pool. Professor Pool served at DBU as the school’s first Master Teacher and Professor of Mathematics. She passed away on November 3 from complications following a head injury that occurred on Sunday. She was 74 years old.

Eric Metaxas (center) along with Dr. Adam Wright, vice president and dean of the Gary Cook School of Leadership (left) and Dr. Jim Denison, founder and president of the Denison Forum on Truth and Culture and senior fellow of the Institute for Global Engagement.

New York Times Bestselling Author Eric Metaxas Speaks at DBU

Dallas, TX – Eric Metaxas, New York Times bestselling author, recently spoke on the DBU campus as a part of the inaugural Institute for Global Engagement Leadership Lecture Series. The event, which took place on October 20 and 21, marked the beginning of a new series sponsored by DBU’s Institute for Global Engagement.

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DBU Celebrates 50 Years in Dallas

On October 1, 1965, Dallas Baptist College held its first day of classes. On September 30, 2015, 50 years later, Dallas Baptist University held a special anniversary chapel service to commemorate this milestone.

Gary Cook

Dr. Gary Cook Serves as DBU President for 10,000 Days

On August 23, 2015, Dallas Baptist University celebrated Dr. Gary Cook’s 10,000th day of service in his current role as president. For over 27 years, Dr. Cook has led the school faithfully, through seasons of prosperity and seasons of hardship.

DBU Doctoral Students visit with Captain Doug Rau, a DBU Ph.D. graduate, at the U. S. Naval Academy

DBU Doctoral Students Celebrate Ten Years in D.C.

Dallas, TX – This summer marked the 10th year for students in DBU doctoral leadership programs to travel to Washington, D. C., as part of a week-long intensive seminar.

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Tree Campus USA Recognition

Dallas, TX – One of the goals of Dallas Baptist University is to offer a beautiful campus to its students all year round by continually improving the campus through landscaping.

Tamy Rogers

Tamy Rogers Named DBU Staff Member of the Year

Dallas, TX – Tamy Rogers, Director of Human Resources, was named the 2015 Staff Member of the Year at Dallas Baptist University.

Group of students in Chile.

DBU Greek Life Members Spend Two Weeks of Summer Serving in Chile

Dallas, TX – While most students are quick to head off for vacation or home to relax after finals, a team of 19 students, all members of Greek organizations at Dallas Baptist University, spent their first two weeks of summer serving in Chile.

A group of students in Vancouver.

DBU Students Lead EQUIP Worship Conference in Vancouver

A group of Dallas Baptist University students traveled to Vancouver, Canada, from May 16 to May 25, in order to lead a conference on congregational worship led by Larry Tardy. Working with the various ethnic congregations in the Vancouver area, these DBU students organized and taught different sessions on worship leadership and musical styles.

Dr. Joe Matos

Dr. Joe Matos Named 2015 Advisor of the Year

Dr. Joe Matos, DBU professor of Biblical studies, has been named as the 2015 DBU Advisor of the Year.


DBU Hosts 2nd Annual Christian Leadership Summit

Dallas, TX – Dallas Baptist University hosted the 2nd annual Christian Leadership Summit for those interested in pursuing M.A., Ed.D., and Ph.D. levels of education in the Gary Cook School of Leadership. The summit was held on Friday, May 29, and Saturday, May 30, in the Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel on the DBU campus.


DBU Honors Students with Frank and Martin Moore Servant Leadership Scholarship

Dallas, TX – Dallas Baptist University recently presented the Frank and Martin Moore Servant Leadership Award to Brittany O’Neal and Jonathan Fechner for their outstanding stewardship within the DBU community and in the broader Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Brittany and Jonathan were chosen out of several of their peers to receive the award. Students selected for the award receive $750 towards educational use and $250 to donate to a charity of the student’s choosing.


Steve Green Shares at Second Annual Christian Business Owners Conference

Dallas, TX – Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, served as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Christian Business Owners Conference, held on the DBU campus on Thursday, April 9.

Brad Boles

Applying Principles of Service

At the age of 24, halfway through his MBA at Dallas Baptist University, Bradley Boles took over as president of his family’s business, Wilco Fab and Machinery.

Dr. Sandra Reid

Dr. Sandra Reid on Producing Servant Leaders

Dr. Reid explains how her role is to guide and mentor students as they find their place and fulfill their calling.