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A Decade of Service Totals 1.6 Million Hours

From the DBU Center for Service-Learning, here is a small peek at how DBU students have lived out their calling to serve others this decade.

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More than 600 DBU Students Serve Across the Metroplex

Dallas, TX – More than 600 incoming and transfer students from Dallas Baptist University participated in service projects around the Metroplex on Friday, August 23. Participants in Student Welcome and Transition (SWAT) Week, volunteered at a variety of locations with projects ranging from landscaping to assembling backpacks filled with school supplies for a local church.

(Pictured left to right) Parker Wallace, Chris La, Angel Marrufo, Ryan Solt, Anastasia Widjaja, Jordan Andrews, Hannah Jones, Ally Stryker, Alyssia Sloan, J.D. Noyes, Dr. Ross O'Brien, Kaile Rawls, and Dr. Amie Sarker.

DBU Students Share Knowledge and Hope in Bangladesh

Dallas, TX – In Bangladesh, more than 40 percent of the population is underemployed, with many people working only a few hours a week at low wages. With so many living in hard conditions, there is a great need for help. Thirteen students from Dallas Baptist University, accompanied by three faculty members, had the opportunity to travel to this impoverished country over winter break and to provide aid through principles they learned in the classroom.

Henry Deneen

DBU Hosts Global Missions Conference “Praying for the Nations”

Dallas, TX – Dallas Baptist University hosted the 2013 Global Missions Conference on February 12 and 13 with an emphasis on “Praying for the Nations.” Dr. Bob Garrett, director of the Master of Arts in Global Leadership program in the Gary Cook Graduate School of Leadership, coordinated the two-day event held on the University campus, which was sponsored by the generous support of the Christ is Our Salvation Foundation, Inc.

DBU Baseball Team serves in Cuba

Students Travel to New England and Cuba Over Fall Break to Learn and Serve

Over fall break, DBU students spanned out all over the map, from learning about America's founding leadership in New England to serving alongside the growing church in Cuba.

General Jim Mattis and Jim Falk

Former Secretary of Defense Gen. Jim Mattis Speaks at DBU

On Friday night, General James Mattis spoke in Dallas about his new book, the need for leadership, and the importance of civility in today’s tribal culture. The event took place in the Pilgrim Chapel at Dallas Baptist University. Working in conjunction with the DMA Arts and Letters Live Series and the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, the Institute for Global Engagement presented An Evening with General Mattis.

Hayden

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.

Abigail

The Commissional Corner: Around the World

Our MAGL students and alumni continue to amaze us with how they serve the Lord in their spare time. Here we highlight the MAGL Family around the world.

DBU launches Global Studies Program

DBU Launches Global Studies Program

For many years, DBU has provided travel opportunities for students through mission trips and classroom experiences, yet this spring, DBU launched a new initiative to develop a centralized approach to these trips as a part of DBU’s Global Studies Program, headed by Dr. David Cook, Dean of Global Studies and Pre-Professional Programs.