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Commissional Corner: September 2021

This month's Commissional Corner focuses on DBU alumnus Matthew Johnston who diligently serves as an ESL teacher, mentor for refugees and immigrants, and trainer for those who desire to do the same.

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Celebrating the Legacy of Alumni Steve and Elaine Maddox at Dallas Fire-Rescue

DBU Alumni Steve and Elaine Maddox first met on the DBC campus in the '70s. Now, the Maddox family has tirelessly served the Dallas community together through Dallas Fire Rescue for nearly 40 years.

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Faithful In Her Calling: College of Education Alum Lenora Brown

Servant leadership is a principle that focuses on serving others before self and is a driving force behind all that Lenora Brown has done and still does in her career in the field of education.

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Faithful in His Calling: College of Business Alum Mitchell Cantwell

Mitchell Cantwell learned many important principles while gaining a higher education at DBU and is thriving by continuing to use these principles in his career today.

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Alumna Emily Reilly: Relying on the Lord to Overcome MS and Reach Her Goals

DBU alumna Emily Reilly recounts her time as a student living on campus with multiple sclerosis and how the Lord has used her since she graduated in 2010.

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Commissional Corner: August 2021

The Graduate School of Ministry celebrates the work of 2017 alumnus, Aaron, who shared the gospel through education in Korea, became involved in Korean refugee ministries, and partnered with IMB missionaries.

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From Elementary School to DBU and Beyond: Best Friends for Life

Gala Wilson Milburn and Carolyn Stutts Henry went to the same elementary school, attended DBU together in the late 1960s, and remain best friends to this day. Read more of this true friendship story.

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Commissional Corner: July 2021

Graduate School of Ministry graduates Ruben Rios and Camille Cerqueira reflect on their time in the OPT postgraduate program.

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Helping Refugee Families Reach Self-Sufficiency: DBU Alumna Angela Hayward Serves with World Relief

DBU alumna Angela Hayward has witnessed amazing stories of God’s faithfulness and provision since she started with World Relief following her graduation with a degree in sociology.

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MAGL Commissional Corner: From Learners to Leaders

We highlight how DBU's Master of Arts in Global Leadership alumni are working all over the world and congratulate the Spring 2021 MAGL graduates.

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Higher Education Changed His Life: DBU Ph.D. Student and Director of Veteran Recruitment - Marlon Iván Ríos

Marlon Ivan Rios is currently a DBU Ph.D. Student and faithfully serves as the Director of Veteran Recruitment at DBU.

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Giving Back: DBU Alum Ranjita Kumar

DBU Alum Ranjita Kumar recently completed her Master of Science in Management and shares her story of God's faithfulness and provision throughout her time at DBU.

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DBU Education Alumna Joy Johnson Serves Next Generation in Burundi

In the fall of 2008, DBU alumna Joy Johnson, alongside her husband Jesse, opened the doors of Discovery School, a private Christian preschool, primary, and secondary school in Burundi, Africa.

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Treasure Hunter Discovers Alumna's Lost DBU Ring

Treasure Hunter Scott Pearce has found many rings and reconnected them with their owners, including the recent discovery of alumna Brittany O'Neal's lost DBU ring.

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December 2020 Commencement

DBU celebrated its first in-door, in-person Commencements in 2020 with 401 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral graduates - with all necessary safety precautions in place!

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Homecoming 2020 on the Hill

From November 16th through the 19th, Dallas Baptist University was alive with the excitement of Homecoming, and despite restrictions in place due to COVID-19, students, staff, and alumni were thrilled to celebrate the University together.

Commissional Corner

MAGL Alumni Sara Estes and Sarah Hilkemann

Meet two graduates of DBU's Master of Arts in Global Leadership program who are serving the Lord faithfully in their callings.

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Two Chunks & a Hunk, LLC: DBU Alumni Host Rising Movie Review Podcast

It's a fun and wholesome podcast that provides independent movie reviews of must-sees as well as just-skips in the world of cinema.

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The Road Ahead: Serving God’s Kingdom as an Accountant

Recruited by DBU to run for the cross country and track and field teams, Micaela Lamb has now crossed the finish line with her awarded degree but her race to continue growing in her relationship with God goes on in her new job starting this fall working for one of the four largest public accounting firms in the world.

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A Model of Leadership in Ministry

When it came time to choose his dissertation research in DBU's doctoral program, Dr. Bryan Price considered the challenges of his own pastoral context and was inspired to study the leadership of the late Civil Rights activist and pastor Gardner C. Taylor.

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DBU Alum Dr. Cheryl Goodwin: Leading Relationship Workers in the Fourth Industrial Age

DBU Alum Dr. Cheryl Goodwin hopes that her research on leading relationship workers will contribute to a much larger conversation on leadership challenges and opportunities in a society steadily moving toward greater automation and machine learning.

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Prepared to Answer Faith's Hardest Questions

Along his vocational path, Dr. von Helms has encountered honest but common questions posed to the Christian faith by culture and recognized that young believers from evangelical backgrounds, much like he was, are not often prepared to handle them.

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Andrew and Aubra Bulin: DBU Alumni Called to Japan

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9 earthquake devastated northeastern Japan and unleashed a savage tsunami whose effects reverberated throughout the world. The impact of that earthquake was also felt in the hearts of people far away, including DBU alumni Andrew and Aubra Bulin, for whom the crisis served as God’s clear calling to send them to Japan.

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Brother Bill's Helping Hand

In the wake of disruption, many organizations have been forced to adapt their approach so as to continue providing much-needed services while protecting the health of their staff and the people they serve. Among these are local non-profit ministries like Brother Bill's Helping Hand, which has been serving the West Dallas and Oak Cliff communities for many years.

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The Commissional Corner from a Master's to a Doctorate

Meet Dr. Sastry Meesala, a DBU graduate from the Masters in Global Leadership program who now holds a Ph.D. in Missions and Islamic Studies.

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Tuning into an Alumna's Passion for Music

"My greatest passion is to inspire, train, and encourage new generations of musicians; more than anything else, this has driven me to become a better performer and teacher," DBU Alumna Meredith Tompkins shared. Born and raised in Midland, Texas, Meredith grew up in a musical family and eventually gravitated to studying music herself.

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DBU Alumnus Serves Those in Times of Grief

Mark David prays every day that he can be a light in his corporate settings, demonstrating excellence in service to others to the glory of God and by extending a friendly smile and words of encouragement to people of different backgrounds who are experiencing the painful loss of a family member.

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DBU Celebrates Homecoming with Basketball Win and Inaugural "Mr. Patriot"

November 18-23 marked DBU's Homecoming celebrations for faculty, students, and alumni. Throughout the week, students enjoyed the first-ever Mr. Patriot, an annual male talent competition, as well as the faculty Chili Cook-Off and a Pepsi Break on the Quad. Patriots crowded the Burg Center when the doors finally opened, with students and faculty alike cheering on DBU’s basketball team as they defeated Arlington Baptist with a score of 88-57.

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Alumna Returns to Liberia Prepared to Serve

After living in the U.S. for the last 40 years, DBU alumna Elaine Saba felt called by the Lord to return to her childhood home of Liberia, prompted by the urgency of an educational crisis facing this struggling nation.

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The Commissional Corner: Congratulations December Graduates

We asked Susan Mogish, one of our December graduates, to share with us a little about her journey and experience in the MAGL program.

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DBU Alumna Sets Up "At-Risk" Teens for Lifetime Success

“I hate textbooks!” high school teacher and DBU alumna Rachaele Tarrant says. Her students at OD Wyatt High School in Fort Worth agree. In a school where 88.2 percent of students are “at-risk” and 92.9 percent are “economically disadvantaged,” textbooks and traditional teaching methods aren’t going to cut it.

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Living a Learning Legacy

It was a big decision, and it called for a family meeting. DBU Alumnus Brance Barker, then a fourth-grader, hopped on his parents’ bed and sat next to his sister, wondering why a family meeting had been called. His father, Dewain Barker, who had been leading a homeschool co-op at the time, shared he was feeling led to pioneer the concept of the “University Method of Education." And so Brance’s young life changed significantly.

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Alumna Partners with Origin Church in Vancouver

Before she ever attended her first missions class at DBU, the Lord had already been working in Brindley Taylor's heart to help her see every lost person through the eyes of His redemption.

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DBU Hosts Inaugural GSOM Networking Banquet

The Graduate School of Ministry celebrated 15 years of establishment and excellence here at Dallas Baptist University this past month. The GSOM has been creating servant leaders to impact their community, training those God has called to ministry. Over 200 students, alumni, and faculty gathered to the GSOM's first Alumni and Student Networking Dinner to honor both distinguished alumni and outstanding students.

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The Commissional Corner: GSOM Alumni and Student Networking Dinner

The Graduate School of Ministry came together to celebrate 15 wonderful years of service to the kingdom of God by hosting our inaugural GSOM Alumni and Student Networking Dinner.

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Painting the Bible to Life

The world is full of art—from nature made by God to masterpieces created by mankind, creation is inescapable as we are constantly surrounded by both the fingerprint of God and of humanity. But more intimate is the work that is created out of a passion, not only for art but for the Creator who instills a love for artistic expression.

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DBU Alumnus David Chase Says Its All About Relationships

Now serving as executive pastor at Lake Church in Arlington, David's life path has been anything but simple and uncomplicated. Having begun his higher education at community college in Weatherford in the mid-1990s, he looked for a place to complete his bachelor's degree.

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Reaching the Most Diverse Zip Code in the Nation

In 2018, Refuge Church was strategically planted in North Irving , which is currently one of the most ethnically diverse zip codes in all the United States.

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A Call to Serve

Hayden’s heart and calling to serve students with disabilities developed while studying missions and completing his master’s degree in global leadership at DBU. In particular, it was his realization that these students, who often experience exclusion and neglect, are an unreached group right in our own backyard whom God desires be included fully in the body of Christ.

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DBU Alum Stands before Presidents and Princes as she brings Healing to the Hurting

Pam Hall had enrolled in DBU’s Adult Education program for professionals in 1989. After completing two years of college at Texas Wesleyan, her funds had run short so she had gone to work for American Airlines and quickly rose in the ranks. DBU’s degree program designed to accommodate a professional’s schedule proved a good fit and enabled her to complete her business degree only months before her husband’s job uprooted the family and landed them in the recovering war zone of 1991 Kuwait.

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Alumnus Named 2019 Obama Foundation Fellow

This year, one of DBU's own Ph.D. in Leadership Studies graduates, Dr. Brent Hutchinson, was recognized for outstanding leadership in his community and received the distinguished honor of being one of only twenty others around the world to be awarded a fellowship by the Obama Foundation.

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Alumnus Serves at Largest Private School in East Texas

Teaching Jesus is why Grace Community School exists according to Dr. Jay Ferguson, who since 2003 has been serving as Head of School at what is now the largest private school in East Texas and one of only two private schools in the state to receive the National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education at both the high school and elementary levels, in 2015-2016 and 2017-2018 respectively.

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Alumnus Starts Nonprofit to Serve Kenyan Students

DBU Alumnus Fred Ndavi was raised in Kenya in a community that experienced poverty and educational hardships. After earning an MBA in International Business, a degree many in his community have no opportunity to achieve, he went on to be the founder and executive director of Inspire Spaces—an international non-profit organization that focuses on education in Kenya.

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DBU Alumnus, Former MLB Player Starts Career in Education

DBU Alumnus Michael Smith completed his Master of Education in Kinesiology in May 2018 after playing for the LA Angels. Since his graduation, he began a job at Lake Ridge High School in the Mansfield Independent School District.

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DBU Alumnus Signs to Play Professional Basketball

DBLast year, DBU Alumnus and former DBU athlete, Boy van Vliet, was signed to play professional basketball for the Den Helder Suns of the Dutch Basketball League (DBL). Not only did he excel in his career, but he was also named this year’s DBL Rookie of the Year.

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DBU Honors Men and Women Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

This past week, Dallas Baptist University hosted its 22nd annual Memorial Day Service to honor the men and women who have given their lives for our country. Before the service, a reception was held for veterans allowing those in attendance to thank these individuals for their service.

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DBU Alumnus Experiences a Life of Trials, Tragedy, and Triumph

“The doctor says I have cancer,” Dale Braswell’s father blurted out as they packed up his dorm room in Lange Hall on the Dallas Baptist University campus. Dale’s roommates had just taken a few boxes of out to the car, and in this brief moment alone, Dale’s dad dropped the bombshell. His father’s eyes welled up. “We’re gonna try to figure this thing out,” he said.

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An Act of Faith: DBU Alumna Donates Kidney

The diagnosis looked grim. Although Patricia had battled cancer and won, a new problem emerged-kidney failure. For two years she spent her mornings, driving to her dialysis clinic, sitting through the process, and knowing that in a couple of days it would start all over again, four hours at a time.

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Giving Day: Dionel Waters

DBU Alumnus Dr. Dionel Waters currently serves as a principal in Arlington, Texas.

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Giving Day: DBU Alum Enters Final Year of Medical School

This summer, DBU Alum Josh Dodderer enters his final year of medical school. As a current MD/MPH student, his role includes serving as a clinician in the hospital, designing a public health research project on education in surrounding border communities, and identifying areas of intervention for local organizations and schools.

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DBU Alumni Combine a Passion for Evangelism and Filmmaking in their latest work, Run the Race

Passionate about acting and the film industry, Jake began his college education at other schools, seeking training on the stage. Yet, he always felt a desire to pursue theological education in order to better connect the world of movies and the Church.

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MAGL Alum now IEP Instructor at DBU

DBU Alumnus Russel Chun graduated with an M.A. in Global Leadership and Theological Studies in 2017 and now serves as the Resource Coordinator for World Relief in Fort Worth.

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An Attitude of Educational Leadership

DBU alumnus Dr. Dionel Waters is known for a great length of educational achievements that have led and prepared him for his current role today as a principal in Arlington, Texas.

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Another Year of Homecoming Cheer

The chapel was surrounded with the buzz and energy of students gathering for the Monday service, kicking off the well-anticipated Homecoming events. In between classes and late into the night, Greek Life members dotted the Quad and prepared their floats, despite the cold weather.

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DBU Students and Alumni speak at Herb Robbins Symposium

Dallas Baptist University recently held the 16th annual Herb Robbins Symposium. This two-day event provided current and former DBU students the opportunity to present on their research experiences and other academic activities. The Herb Robbins Symposium is co-sponsored by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and by DBU’s chapter of Tribeta Biological Society.

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DBU To Honor Whitfill, Fletcher at Annual Alumni Dinner

This evening, Dallas Baptist University will recognize two individuals on campus during the annual Alumni Dinner as a part of Homecoming Week. Travis Whitfill will be honored with the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Dr. Aaron Fletcher will be presented with the 2018 Honorary Alumnus Award.

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Mr. Big Chief Through the Years

This evening will mark DBU’s 38th annual Mr. Big Chief talent show. In this all-male competition, contestants compete in three categories, swimwear, talent, and formalwear, as they set their sights on the coveted title of Mr. Big Chief! Campus has been buzzing in preparation for tonight’s event, so as we get ready to see the 2018 contestants take the stage, let’s take a quick trip down memory lane!

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Discovery Driven by Faith: DBU Alumnus Travis Whitfill Making Waves in Biotech Research and Finance

If you opened Forbes Magazine last fall, you may have noticed a familiar face among their “30 Under 30” listing—DBU’s very own Travis Whitfill. Travis, who graduated with a biology and mathematics degree in 2010, recently founded a drug development company called Azitra in New Haven, Connecticut, and is also making his name known as a Venture Capital Partner with Bios Partners in Fort Worth, Texas.

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DBU Alumna Named Texas Student Teacher of the Year

While many have the ability and training to teach children, certain individuals clearly possess a deep passion for doing more than just communicating information to a group of students. One such individual is DBU Alumna Alyssa Feuerbach.

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Game-Changers: Coach Bean

Often known for its high demands, rigorous training, and intense discipline, the dance world today raises many questions for the Christian dancer.

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The Heart of a Pastor

Over the years, DBU has had the privilege of honoring various individuals with an honorary doctorate. Some are internationally known figures. Others have made incredible contributions to the field of missions, education, or denominational life. Still others have been integral in the life of the University.

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Game-Changers: Coach Flickner

Athletics is an intense environment. Competition can run high as coaches seek to push every last ounce of effort out of an athlete, and athletes seek to push themselves beyond the limit. In such a high-stress, and oftentimes self-focused, environment, how can a Christian maintain their witness and still thrive?

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Along the Scarlett Road

Scarlett’s story has reached over 60 countries. Through social media, thousands of people have heard Scarlett’s story. Where Scarlett’s story is heard, the gospel is heard.

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DBU Honors Leading Pastor in India, Former Dallas Police Chief During May Commencement Service

Dallas Baptist University celebrated its 698 graduates during its May Commencement services, held on Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11, in the Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel on DBU’s campus.

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Highlights from the #ShareDBU Campaign

During the month of April, we called upon our faculty, staff, alumni, and students to help us #ShareDBU! More specifically, we asked for our DBU community to share their favorite moments or memories from their time as a Patriot on social media.

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Austin Reese, Alumnus, Reflects on Time at DBU

Continuing on in the month-long #shareDBU campaign, we are honored to hear from alumnus Austin Reese about some of his reflections of his time at DBU and his first few years as an algebra teacher.

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Tempress Jackson, Dean of Students, Reflects on Time at DBU

While Jackson may be new to the position, she first came to DBU as a freshman in the fall of 2004. When asked to share about her favorite moments, she focused almost entirely on the impact of mentoring on DBU’s campus.

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DBU Alumni Reflect on Spring Sing

Spring Sing is a beloved tradition for DBU’s Greek Life organizations. Every year, sororities and fraternities hone their singing, acting, and dancing skills as they put on shows written entirely by themselves. Each show is a unique expression of the organization’s creativity, but only one group can be chosen as the winner by our panel of judges.

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ShareDBU

In today’s culture, social media has become the outlet through which individuals are sharing their ideas, theirs values, and their stories. And we believe that your story is worth sharing, not only because it’s important to your friends and to your family, but because it has the ability to reflect how the power of Christ can transform our lives.

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New Scholarship to Provide Support for African-American Students

DBU is pleased to announce the formation of the Lassiter-Jones Scholarship Fund at DBU. This scholarship is designated to benefit African-American students at DBU as they pursue their education, regardless of their vocational calling.

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DBU Hosts Inaugural Veritas Lecture Series

Dallas Baptist University hosted Dr. Marcus Goodie Goodloe at the Inaugural Veritas Lecture Series. DBU launched a new lecture series called Veritas: Truth that Transforms. The series allows engaging speakers from a variety of contexts to challenge DBU students in how to use their Christian faith to transform the world.

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Washington Pastor Speaks at December Commencement

Dr. Mark Batterson, lead pastor of National Community Church in Washington, D.C., served as the keynote speaker for two of DBU’s December Commencement ceremonies and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.

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Share DBU

During the month of November, Dallas Baptist University launched a #ShareDBU campaign on social media prompting individuals to share moments of gratitude from their time at DBU.

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DBU Hosts Annual Homecoming Week

Dallas Baptist University held its annual Homecoming festivities this past week on the DBU campus, bringing together current students, alumni, and faculty and staff to celebrate together and support the DBU Patriots.

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DBU Night at Globe Life Park

Dallas Baptist University partnered up with the Texas Rangers Baseball Organization to host “DBU Night at Global Life Park” in Arlington on Monday, September 25, as a part of the Rangers’ University Days program.

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DBU Honors Taiwan Christian Educator during Summer Commencement Service

Dallas, TX – Dallas Baptist University awarded 224 degrees during its Summer Commencement Services, held on Friday, August 4, in the Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel on DBU’s campus.

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DBU Hosts 4th Annual Christian Leadership Summit

Dallas, TX – Dr. Marcus “Goodie” Goodloe, Teaching Pastor at Parkcrest Church in Long Beach, California and long-time friend and alumnus of Dallas Baptist University, was recently honored with the Jim and Sally Nation Award at the 4th annual Christian Leadership Summit at DBU.

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DBU Honors Pete Delkus During Spring Commencement

Dallas, TX – Dallas Baptist University awarded 584 degrees during its four Spring Commencement Services, held on Thursday, May 11, and Friday, May 12, in the Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel on DBU’s campus.

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DBU Alumnus Serves through Entrepreneurship

One of the hallmarks of a DBU education is the process of learning what it means to be a Christian servant leader. Alumnus Doug Hewitt is putting his DBU education into practice through a recent business venture in northern California. Hewitt, along with a business partner, decided to launch a coffee shop that would help others while also being profitable. The result is called 1951 Coffee Shop, which is staffed exclusively by refugees.

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DBU Hosts World Series MVP Ben Zobrist at 25th Annual Patriot Baseball Banquet

Dallas, TX – With more than 1,000 people gathered in the Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel, DBU alumnus and 2016 World Series MVP Ben Zobrist recalled his historic moment during this past year’s World Series. Zobrist, who served as a veteran influence for the Chicago Cubs, had an outstanding impact on the series, culminating in a go-ahead RBI double that sealed the Cubs victory in extra innings in Game 7.

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Gerry Burns: Finding His Future

He did not have to sacrifice the biggest parts of his life in order to obtain the graduate degree he desired.

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Matt Garrison: Continuing His Higher Education Journey

After moving to Fort Worth to start a new job, Matt Garrison knew he needed to go back to school to finish his graduate degree. Due to the demands of his job, finding time for graduate school was challenging.

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Data Analysis and Strategic Decision Making

Keyon Byrd shares about his MBA studies in Dallas, Texas.

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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.

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Tempress Jackson: Finding Her Future

Tempress Jackson saw a need within non-profit organizations for strong administrative leadership.

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Shauna Chaffin’s Bold Perspective

Shauna Chaffin shares about her journey through graduate school in Dallas, Texas.

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Decatur Reunion Honors King, Miller

Dallas, TX – Dallas Baptist University hosted the 26th Annual Decatur Baptist College Spring Reunion for alumni and friends on Saturday, April 26, at the Wise County Heritage Museum in Decatur, the location of the former administration building of Decatur Baptist College, and at First Baptist Church of Decatur.

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DBU Hosts 25th Annual Decatur Baptist College Reunion

Dallas, TX –Dallas Baptist University hosted the 25th Annual Decatur Baptist College Spring Reunion for alumni and friends on Friday, April 19. During the program, the class of 1963 was honored for their 50th Anniversary, and the class of 1953 was recognized for their 60th Anniversary. Additionally, Mrs. Nell Bowles was recognized with the Decatur Honorary Alumna Award and Mrs. Joyce Sellars was presented with the Decatur Distinguished Service Award.

Bryan Price (center) was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award at the Decatur Baptist College Spring Reunion. The Price family, pictured (left to right) Vance, Kevin, Bryan, Lorna, Philip, and Sean.

DBU Hosts 24th Decatur Reunion

Dallas, TX – Dallas Baptist University hosted the 24th Annual Decatur Baptist College Spring Reunion for alumni on Saturday, April 21. During the program, the class of 1962 was honored for their 50th Anniversary, the class of 1952 was recognized for their 60th Anniversary, Bryan Price was presented with the Distinguished Service Award, and DBU Professor Marsha Pool received the Honorary Alumna Award.