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SBU celebrates 141st school year at formal convocation

Two faculty members and a staff member were honored at Southwest Baptist University's annual convocation Wednesday, Aug. 22.

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SBU to hold Formal Convocation on Aug. 22

Southwest Baptist University will hold its Formal Convocation at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.

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New faculty join SBU for 2018-2019 academic year

Southwest Baptist University is pleased to announce 13 new faculty members for the 2018-2019 academic year. SBU's faculty is integral in the University's mission to be a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society.

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Dedication for naming of SBU Nursing Training Center to be Aug. 30

The Southwest Baptist University Springfield Campus will host a dedication on Thursday, Aug. 30 for the naming of the Nurse Training Center at 1265 E. Lark St.

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SBU announces Fall 2018 Chapel schedule

Southwest Baptist University welcomes students, staff and the community to Fall semester Chapel services, which take place weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in Pike Auditorium beginning Monday, Aug. 20 through Wednesday, Dec. 5. The focus for the coming school year is "Connecting Points: Celebrating the Spiritual Disciplines."

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SBU Chorale selected to perform at music educators conference

The Chorale of Southwest Baptist University has been selected to perform at the 81st Annual Missouri Music Educators Association In-Service Workshop/Conference on Jan. 23-26, 2019 at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.

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SBU selects Eric A. Turner as 25th president

Dr. Eric. A. Turner of Pocahontas, Ark., was unanimously selected the 25th president of Southwest Baptist University on July 20 in a special meeting of the SBU Board of Trustees. He will begin his duties as president-elect Monday, Aug. 6, and assume the presidency on Sept. 1.

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Retirement reception for SBU President Taylor is Aug. 4

Southwest Baptist University President Dr. C. Pat Taylor is retiring Aug. 31, and the public is invited to a come-and-go retirement reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, in the Sells Administrative Center on the Bolivar campus.

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