MISD, ETBU Announce Masters Program Partnership For District Employees
July 21, 2016
MARSHALL – Marshall ISD and East Texas Baptist University have entered into a partnership agreement which will provide a Professional Development Scholarship Program for qualified, eligible and approved MISD employees. During a press conference held Thursday on campus at ETBU, Dr. Jerry Gibson, MISD Superintendent, and Dr. J. Blair Blackburn, President of ETBU, presented an…
A Notice of a Special Board Meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees to be held on Monday, June 27, 2016 @ 12:00PM is now available on the District’s web site. The Agenda and Notice can be found by going to the District’s Website (www.marshallisd.com) and clicking District > School Board > Meeting Agendas > Monday, June 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM. It is of course always physically posted at the Administrative Building as required….
Pineywoods News is alive and well and the future is bright!
June 22, 2016
For those of you who do not know me, my name is Tony Juays. Let me give you a brief history of the site, tell you a little about myself and give you my vision for the future of the site. Becky Holland and myself launched this site at the end of March 2016. Initially I was…
East Texas Baptist University President Dr. J. Blair Blackburn congratulates Tiger play-by-play broadcaster Mike Midkiff at halftime of the ETBU-McMurry football game last fall. Midkiff was presented the 2015 American Southwest Conference Media Service Award from ASC Commissioner Amy Carlton (far right). ETBU Athletic Director Kent Reeves is far left in the photo.
PHOTO: ETBU/Brendon Sceroler
Longtime voice of ETBU Tigers says good-bye
June 1, 2016
By Becky Holland, firstname.lastname@example.org MARSHALL/HARLETON – After 13 years of giving play-by-play for ETBU sports, Mike Midkiff, director of public relations for East Texas Baptist University, will be giving a different type of ‘play-by-play’ as a full-time pastor. June 9 will be Midkiff’s last day at ETBU as he heads to Quitman, Texas to take…
Hilltop University: A Senior Adult Conference Coming to ETBU, June 1-3
May 27, 2016
By Mike Midkiff, East Texas Baptist University Director of Public Relations MARSHALL– What if you could go back to college for a few days? But this time around there is no homework and no exams. East Texas Baptist University is holding Hilltop University. This spiritual renewal conference for senior adults is planned on the beautiful…
Dr. Jerry Gibson is named as the lone finalist in the MISD search for school superintendent.
ETBU alum chosen as lone finalist in MISD Superintendent search
May 24, 2016
By Becky Holland, email@example.com MARSHALL – Tuesday’s noon meeting of the Marshall Independent School District Board of Trustee, a unanimous vote was called to name Dr. Jerry Gibson as lone finalist for MISD Superintendent. Gibson would be filling the shoes of Dr. Marc Smith, former MISD School Superintendent. Gibson will come to MISD from Coldspring-Oakhurst…
Press Release found on ETBU Website WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the government cannot fine East Texas Baptist (ETBU) and Houston Baptist (HBU) Universities for carrying out their religious beliefs in their health plans. It also threw out the lower court decision against the universities. In its decision, the…
ETBU adopts unique approach in campus carry policy
From East Texas Baptist University, Mike Midkiff, Director of Public Relations MARSHALL– According to ETBU President Dr. J. Blair Blackburn, East Texas Baptist University has adopted its Campus Carry Policy in response to Senate Bill 11. ETBU has adopted a unique position among Texas private colleges on Campus Carry in response to the potential threat…
BUA & BGCT President René Maciel To Be ETBU’s Spring Commencement Speaker
May 3, 2016
From East Texas Baptist University, Mike Midkiff, Director of Public Relations MARSHALL – East Texas Baptist University announces that René Maciel, president of Baptist University of the Americas, will be the keynote speaker for Spring Commencement. Maciel also serves as the Baptist General Convention of Texas President. ETBU will hold two commencement ceremonies, 10:30 a.m….
East Texas Baptist University student Erin Miller of Lumberton helps a group of school children learn a new song. A team of nine students from ETBU spent their spring break in Belize ministering in partnership with Hope Springs Water. The Athens, Texas based ministry has a mission to provide safe water, sanitation, and public health education to developing countries
ETBU Students Help Provide Clean Water in Belize over Spring Break
April 25, 2016
By Mike Midkiff, ETBU Public Relations MARSHALL – A team of nine students from East Texas Baptist University spent their spring break in Belize ministering in partnership with Hope Springs Water. The Athens, Texas based ministry has a mission to provide safe water, sanitation, and public health education to developing countries. “The purpose of the…