A True Patriot

A True Patriot: Wounded Warrior Finishes What He Started at DBU 20 Years Ago

Within just three semesters of beginning his college degree and playing soccer at Dallas Baptist University in 1998, Corsicana native Jay Fondren enlisted to serve in the U.S. military. Twenty years later, he crossed the stage and received his bachelor's degree.

Israel

Exploring the Holy Land over the Holidays

Embarking on a 10-day trip that included visits to the renown Western Wall, the Garden of Gethsemane, the Jordan River, Jerusalem, Nazareth, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, the Mount of Beatitudes, and numerous other locations that have biblical significance, DBU students marveled as the Bible came to life before their eyes.

Shirley and Joyce Porto

Two Sisters from Brazil Sharing One Heart for the Global Oppressed

For current DBU graduate students, Shirley and Joyce Porto, the religious freedoms enjoyed by some are an urgent call to speak out for others around the world without them. Together they are working on campus to inspire students to give voice to the voiceless and make the world a more just place for all.

Belén Ramírez

His Will be Done

Belén Ramírez’s testimony of one incredible answered prayer for healing followed by several more that went unanswered for a long time illustrates a valuable spiritual lesson: “We are not God; we do not decide when God heals and when He doesn’t. You have to always ask for His will. And His will be done.”

DBU's Homecoming Court participates in Saturday's parade

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.

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.

Connor

Directing His Steps

The theme of senior Connor Torre’s story can be told in the one realization he has constantly faced the last four years: “God is directing my steps.”

Nursing

Called to Care: DBU Pre-Nursing Program Celebrates Partnership with Baylor

DBU’s pre-nursing program, which prepares students for admittance into the LHSON, has steadily grown to now serve approximately 100 students. This past spring, 14 students advanced to the LHSON, and this summer, another 40 incoming freshmen will begin the program at DBU.

Paying for College

Paying for College

More and more students over the age of 25 are returning to college, but the biggest challenges for working professionals are often time and money. So how do you make your dream of receiving a college education a reality?