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Taylor Center Renovation and Expansion

Taylor center expansion

The Gene Taylor National Free Enterprise Center is being renovated and expanded to better serve SBU students, particularly the Robert W. Plaster College of Business and Computer Science. Key project benefits include:

  • New classrooms and updated computer labs
  • Updated technology and equipment
  • Additional student lounge and study room space designed to help students have creative space to work on group projects

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36th annual Festival of Christmas to be held Sunday

The 36th annual Festival of Christmas, sponsored by Southwest Baptist University and Community Outreach Ministries, will be presented at 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4, in Mabee Chapel on SBU's Bolivar campus.

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SBU student presents research at MAKO conference

Southwest Baptist University student Julie Anne Bowman, a mathematics major from Franklin, N.C., presented a talk at the 12th MAKO Undergraduate Math Research Conference held Saturday, Nov. 12, at Missouri State University.

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Dec 1
Speech and Debate Tournament 10:00AM More info...
Dec 2
Madrigal Dinners 6:30PM More info...
Dec 3
Scholars Day 8:00AM More info...
Dec 4
Festival of Christmas 6:00PM More info...
Dec 5
Chapel: Festival of Christmas 10:00AM More info...
Dec 5
Deck The Halls: A Celebration of Student and Faculty Creative Writing 4:30PM More info...