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SBU hosts Barnett-Padgett Literary Artist Series lecture

Southwest Baptist University's Barnett-Padgett Literary Artist Series will feature Dr. Jordan Cofer at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in room 230 in the Jester Learning and Performing Center on the SBU campus. His talk, entitled "The Gospel According to Flannery O'Connor," will be followed by a question and answer time.

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Josh Johnson of Raymore receives SBU Library award

Southwest Baptist University student Josh Johnson of Raymore, Mo., was honored by the SBU University Libraries as the Outstanding Student Assistant of the Month for February 2016.

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Former SBU President Dr. Charles Chaney passes away

Former Southwest Baptist University President Dr. Charles Leonard Chaney passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

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SBU to host world music concert

The Southwest Baptist University Concert Choir and Bolivar Community Choir will present a world music concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, in Pike Auditorium on the SBU campus.

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SBU physical therapy faculty, students and alumni present research at conference

Faculty and students of Southwest Baptist University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program presented research at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association held last month in Anaheim, Calif., which was attended by more than 11,000 physical therapy professionals and students.

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SBU to host Bolivar Public Schools Art Show

Southwest Baptist University will host the Bolivar Public Schools Art Show Tuesday, March 22 through Thursday, March 24. This show will feature a variety of different types of artwork completed during the 2015-2016 school year by Bolivar K-12 students.

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Hornbostel participates in assault training and prevention course

Everett Hornbostel, assistant director of safety and security at Southwest Baptist University, participated in a program to become a SHARP (Sexual Harassment, Assault and Rape Prevention) instructor. Held March 7-9 at Evangel University in Springfield, Mo., the program is designed to teach personal safety and sexual assault prevention.

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Shelton, Smith crowned Mr. and Miss Southwest

Kinsey Shelton, an English education major from Highland, Ill., and Hunter Smith, a biblical studies major from Kansas City, Mo., won the titles of Mr. and Miss Southwest at the annual pageant on Friday, March 4 at Southwest Baptist University. Eight candidates were nominated by SBU faculty and staff and voted upon by the student body for the purpose of selecting a pair of students to represent the Bearcat family for the next year.

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