Seven Southwest Baptist University alumni were honored with special awards in recognition of living lives of service at Honors Chapel on Friday, Sept. 22. The event marks the beginning of Homecoming festivities and also featured the presentation of the 2017 Homecoming court.
SBU opens theatre season with "Inventing van Gogh"
The Southwest Baptist University Theatre program opens the 2017-2018 season with "Inventing van Gogh," a play written by Steven Dietz and directed by SBU student DJ Luckel. The show will be presented at 7 p.m. Sept. 21-23 in the Davis-Newport Theater on the Bolivar campus.
SBU Homecoming little sisters, little brothers selected
Southwest Baptist University has selected the "little sisters" and "little brothers" for Homecoming 2017. Each child will escort a king and queen or prince and princess candidate during the Homecoming parade at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 23. The "little sisters" and "little brothers" are grandchildren or children of SBU employees.
Southwest Baptist University students have nominated five seniors as candidates for Homecoming Queen and five candidates for Homecoming King. These candidates have been selected by their peers, and the winning King and Queen will be announced at the homecoming football game at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23.
The Barnett-Padgett Literary Artist Series of Southwest Baptist University will be presenting poet Aaron Belz in a reading of his work at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, in Rohrs Auditorium of the Taylor Center on the Bolivar campus.