Year in Review

students pose in front of a bouncy house at the block party on the hill

In May, we wrapped up our 2017-2018 academic school year, and what a year it was! From new construction initiatives, to athletic championships leading our Patriots to a 3rd consecutive Heartland Commissioner’s Cup, to increased student life involvement, growth defined campus these past 10 months. Take a look at some of the highlights!

5 construction initiatives
6 athletic championship titles
11 student life winners
10 DBU student trips
A wooden block with a spoon and two glass cups resting on it. In the background there are chalk drawings
A girl golfer with a white, long-sleeved shirt and a bright pink hat
The homecoming queen and king, with red sashes on and a bouquet of red roses
4. A group of people facing away, a man pointing out to the distance (he’s wearing a green hat)
DBU Baseball scoreboard at night with fireworks in the background
A basketball player (number 14) dribbling around another player on the court
Two guys during Mr. Big Chief posing with headdress on and one is wearing a red bowtie
A statue of Thomas Jefferson inside the memorial building with people surrounding it.
A group of people in suits posing with hard hats on and shovels alongside a pile of dirt for the Ford Village ground breaking
A group of DBU's female athletes posing in front of the Women’s Gold Heartland Conference sign (the sign is circular and blue, and the team is outside)
A large group of girls posing on stage with their hands raised in the air at a DBU student event
A group of people praying, all of their heads are bowed, and they are all outside

Construction Initiatives

  • Mooyah
  • DBU Coffeehouse
  • Baseball Video Board
  • 3 Brownstone Rows

Championship Titles

  • Men's Basketball
  • Women's Golf
  • Patriettes
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Cross Country
  • Women's Soccer

Student Life Winners

  • Hall Wars: Williams Top South and Spence 3 South
  • Red Rally: Pi Theta Tau and Alpha Delta Kappa
  • Mr. Big Chief: Zac Funderbunk
  • Homecoming Floats: Zeta Chi
  • Homecoming King: John David Lowrie
  • Homecoming Queen: Meredith Wilson
  • Spring Sing: Zeta Chi
  • Greek Games: Tau Alpha Phi and Sigma Chi Eta

DBU Student Trips

  • Spain
  • Israel
  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • Washington D.C.
  • Florida
  • Houston
  • South Padre Island
  • Boston
  • England
Written by Bailey Pylant

Bailey Pylant was the Coordinator of News and Social Media for University Communications at Dallas Baptist University from 2017-2021.