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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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Speaking Bearcats claim fourth state title in five years

For the fourth time in five years, the Southwest Baptist University Speaking Bearcats are state champions after capturing the Overall Sweepstakes in the open division of the Missouri Association of Forensics Activities Championship held Feb. 17-18 at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.

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Two SBU students to be crowned Mr. and Miss Southwest

Southwest Baptist University continues the tradition of honoring one male and one female student each year at the annual Mr. and Miss Southwest Pageant, which takes place this year at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, in Pike Auditorium on the SBU campus.

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Feb 21
Welcome Week 2017 Application 12:00AM More info...
Feb 23
Graphic Art Students' Reception 5:00PM More info...
Feb 23
The Curious Savage-Play 7:00PM More info...
Feb 23
Coffee Talk with Dr. Tim DeClue - Professor of Computer Science 7:00PM More info...
Feb 23
Plaster Bible Study 9:00PM More info...
Feb 27
Chapel: The Great Romance 10:00AM More info...