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 CALENDAR AT A GLANCE
  •   Mar 27, 2015 - Choral Concert, The Marshall Grand Lobby, downtown Marshall, 7:00 p.m.
  •   Mar 27, 2015 - BASEBALL: ETBU at Howard Payne, Brownwood, TX, 2:00 p.m.
  •   Mar 27, 2015 - SOFTBALL: ETBU at Texas Dallas, Richardson, TX, 6:00 p.m.
  •   Mar 27, 2015 - TENNIS: ETBU vs. Southwestern, Veterans Memorial Tennis Complex, 3:00 p.m.
  •   Mar 28, 2015 - BASEBALL: ETBU at Howard Payne, DH, Brownwood, TX, 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
  •   Mar 28, 2015 - SOFTBALL: ETBU at Texas Dallas, DH, Richardson, TX, 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
  •   Mar 28, 2015 - TENNIS: ETBU vs. Howard Payne, Veterans Memorial Tennis Complex, 11:00 a.m.
  •   Mar 28, 2015 - Dedication ceremony, Veterans Memorial Tennis Complex, has been moved to April 17th
  •   Mar 28, 2015 - Miss ETBU Pageant, 7:00 pm, Baker Auditorium, Ornelas Spiritual Life Center
  •   Mar 30, 2015 - Chapel: The Traveling Team, 10:00 a.m.
  •   Mar 30, 2015 - SOFTBALL: ETBU vs. UT-Tyler, 6:00 p.m., Taylor Field, Strike Out Cancer game
  •   Mar 30, 2015 - BASEBALL: ETBU vs. Southwestern, 1:00 p.m., at Hill Community College
  •   Mar 30, 2015 - BASEBALL: ETBU vs. Austin College, 6:00 p.m., Woods Field
  •   Mar 31, 2015 - SOFTBALL: ETBU vs. UT-Tyler (DH), 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
  •   Apr 01, 2015 - Chapel: Cory Butler, Minister to Students, The Heights, Richardson, 10:00 a.m.
  •   Apr 02, 2015 - BASEBALL: ETBU vs. Texas-Tyler, Woods Field, 7:00 p.m.
  •   Apr 02, 2015 - SOFTBALL: ETBU vs. Concordia, Taylor Field, 6:00 p.m., Marshall Youth Softball Night
  •   Apr 02, 2015 - TENNIS: ETBU vs. LeTourneau, Longview, TX, 3:00 p.m.
  •   Apr 02, 2015 - TRACK & FIELD: at SFA, April 2-3
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 ETBU ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS
ETBU TABLE BANNERS   -   This post includes one or more files.  Click here to view them.
      Mike Midkiff
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       Does your area need an ETBU table banner?

It is cost prohibitive to order just one. By combining your order with others, ETBU can receive a price break when 10 are ordered. The cost per unit, with a minimum of 10 purchased, is $165.00

The banners are six foot by seven foot with the ETBU official approved logo.

If you area would like to order one, your request must be received by Wednesday, April 8th.
To order call (x2136) or email mmidkiff@etbu.edu and provide the budget account number for you order.

Attached is a photo of what the table banners will look like.

REMINDER ABOUT HEALTH FAIR    
      Kathy Bland
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       If you have not already made an appointment for the Health Fair, please do so now by calling Lisa Sutton at Ext. 2120. Remember that participation is required for those employees continuing or beginning the wellness program.

HONORS CLASSES BEING OFFERED THIS FALL    
      Elizabeth Hoyer
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       Just a quick reminder, if you are advising honors students or other high achieving students who would benefit from these classes, please consider these three course offerings.

ENGL 2331.01 World Literature, Stan Coppinger TR 9:30-10:50

SPEECH 1311.03, Speech Communication, Allyn Lueders TR 11:00-12:50

RLGN 1330.02H Intro to New Testament: Warren Johnson MWF 1:00-1:50

If you have any questions contact:
Stan Coppinger at 903-923-2282---scoppinger@etbu.edu
Allyn Lueders at 903-923-2317 ---alueders@etbu.edu
Warren Johnson at 903-923-2183---wjohnson@etbu.edu

SOFTBALL STRIKEOUT CANCER & YOUTH SOFTBALL    
      Susan Fratangelo
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       ETBU Softball has rescheduled their annual strikeout cancer game to Monday night March 30th at 6:00pm. There will be ETBU Cancer t-shirts and socks for sale along with ETBU gear that will be in a silent auction. All proceeds will go to the ETBU Softball Strikeout Cancer fund which benefits those in our ETBU family who are battling cancer.

ETBU Softball will be hosting Marshall Youth Softball on April 2nd at 6:00pm. We would like to encourage you all to bring your kids to join ETBU Softball for the night. ETBU Softball players will be signing autographs and taking pictures after the game. We will also be handing out free t-shirts to all youth who attend.

CHOIR CONCERT    
      Justin Hodges
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       Friends,

Please plan on attending the ETBU Concert Choir Spring concert this Friday, March 27th at 7:00pm. The concert will be held in the lobby of the Marshall Grand Hotel located downtown Marshall. The concert will feature a variety of choral works including selections by Beethoven, Rene Clausen, Robert Young, Dan Forrest, and Eriks Esenvalds. The concert will also feature ETBU Faculty member Dr. Virginia Boaz on Hal Johnson's spiritual arrangement of "Ain't Got Time to Die". Accompanying the choir on several of the songs will be a string quartet. The choir will be accompanied by Dr. Randall Sulton. Admission is free. Please plan to attend, and we hope to see you there.
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68TH ANNUAL SENIOR GIRL CALL-OUT    
      Allison Peteet
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       On Friday, April 10, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., the Senior Girl Call-Out ceremony will take place.

As we do each year, we invite our faculty and staff to vote to choose the Senior Girl that best represents ETBU and whose ideals symbolize the Christian character, social consciousness, personal poise, academic achievement, and spiritual vision of the University.

Please follow this link to vote for the 2015 Senior Girl Call-out recipient. Voting will close at noon on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
http://www.etbu.edu/php/seniorgirlcallout/

ETBU CHOIR CONCERT    
      
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       Please plan on attending the ETBU Concert Choir Spring concert this Friday, March 27th at 7:00pm. The concert will be held in the lobby of the Marshall Grand Hotel in downtown Marshall. This concert will feature works by Beethoven, Gyorgy Orban, Rene Clausen, Dan Forrest, and Eriks Esenvalds. Joining the Concert Choir will be ETBU faculty member Dr. Virginia Boaz. Several selections will also be accompanied by a String Quartet. The choir will be accompanied by Dr. Randall Sulton. Admission is free. We hope to see you there.

MODEL UNITED NATIONS STUDENTS' ABSENCES    
      Israel Nandamudi
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       Esteemed Colleagues,
The following students will be participating in the National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference from March 29-April 4 in New York, NY. That means, they'll be missing four days of their classes from March 30-April 2. Please allow them to make up any exams, quizzes, or any other class work. Thanks in advance for your understanding and cooperation.
Blessings,
Israel Nandamudi

Students' Names:

Jessica Burrell
Sara Corley
Gavin McAdam
Nitya Nandamudi
Morgan Norwood
Jessika Obey
James Walker
Michael Wooddell
Daniel Work

ABSENCE FROM CLASS - SOFTBALL - FRIDAY   -   This post includes one or more files.  Click here to view them.
      Susan Fratangelo
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       Please excuse Softball Athletes at Noon on Friday, March 27th. Students will return to class on Monday, September 30th.

ETBU CARES DAY    
      Scott Bryant
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       This Saturday is ETBU Cares, our day of service in the Marshall community. Faculty and staff are encouraged to join with students from across campus as we demonstrate the love of Christ in our community. We will begin at 8:30am Saturday in the Edwards room in the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center to get our assignments. Most projects will be completed by noon. Contact Dr. Lisa Seeley (lseeley@etbu.edu) if you would like to participate.

DEBATE TEAM ABSENCES    
      Cole Franklin
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       The following students will be participating in the 2015 IPDA National Championship Debate Tournament March 26-30 at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. They will return to class on Tuesday, March 31. Please allow them to make up any missed work.
Kenny Adcock
Kennedy Bishop
Austin Brown
Katelynn (Ro) Burns
Shayne Davis
Madysen Neathery
Charles Quigley

NEW PEACE OFFICER TRAINING CORP/LEAA FACEBOOK!    
      William Griffith
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       Check out the new ETBU Peace Officer Training Corps/Academy facebook page. Update information on exciting activities, programs, opportunities, crime alerts and safety tips.

ABSENCE FROM CLASS - MEN AND WOMEN'S TENNIS   -   This post includes one or more files.  Click here to view them.
      Susan Fratangelo
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       Please excuse Men and Women's Tennis Athletes at 1pm on Friday, March 27th. Students will return to class on Monday, March 30th.

HELP US CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK!    
      Elizabeth Ponder
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       It's that time of year again... National Library Week is April 12-18. This year's theme is "Unlimited Possibilities @ your library."

You can help us celebrate! As has become our tradition, we are asking that the ETBU community send us a list of five or your favorite books. We'll create a display both in the library and online with everyone's 5 Favorite Books.

Go to www.etbu.edu//library/national-library-week and tell us your five favorite books. We'll be taking entries until 4/8/15.

In the past we've had about 75 people respond. This year we'd like to reach 100! Curious about previous lists? Go to http://guides.etbu.edu/fivebooks to view lists from previous years.
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ABSENCE FROM CLASS - TRACK & FIELD    
      Susan Fratangelo
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       Please excuse Track & Field athletes - Roy Butler and Matthew Barry from class at 12:30 on Thursday, March 26th. They will return to class on Monday, March 30th.

MAY AND SUMMER I BLACKBOARD COURSE CREATION    
      Glenn Scott
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       Dear ETBU Faculty
It's time to create the Blackboard Courses for May 2015 and Summer I. We'll be activating that process on Friday (March 27th) at 2:45pm. Below is a checklist of items you'll need to complete before the courses are created

1) Check all current Master Course Templates (these are the courses you created with the "_99" at the end of the course ID) and update them with any new menus and/or items that you want reflected in the May 2015 course.

2) Add the new Attendance button to all of your current Master Course Templates (see link below)

http://etbu.edu/files/3513/8325/1579/Attendance.pdf

3) Create any new Master Course Templates as needed. Please...
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GRADUATION REGALIA    
      Karan Sustaire
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       Please remind your graduating students that Friday, March 27, 2015 is deadline for ordering Regalia. Also, if you need to rent your regalia please stop by the bookstore by Friday, March 27, 2015.
Thank you,

SCARBOROUGH HALL    
      Martha Payne
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       FYI: There will be power washing and grinding done on the capstones on the south side of Scarborough Hall over the weekend. Please be mindful of this work if you will be in the area.

DUAL ENROLLMENT IN GRADUATE COUNSELING COURSES   -   This post includes one or more files.  Click here to view them.
      Gerald Nissley
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       As we begin advising, I wanted to remind you that the graduate counseling program is again offering a dual enrollment class for the fall semester. For the Fall 2015 semester, PSYC 5312 Lifespan Development, will be available to undergraduates for enrollment for both graduate and undergraduate credit. Enrollment in dual enrollment courses is an excellent way for our students to get a head start on grad school and to take counseling-specific courses to prepare for an eventual career in applied psychology.

See the attached permission form for the requirements that must be met to be eligible for dual enrollment by your advisees.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate Gerald Ni...
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 ETBU PRESS RELEASES
ETBU CONCERT CHOIR SPRING CONCERT ON FRIDAY, MARCH 27
 
   MARSHALL, Texas (3/26/15) - The East Texas Baptist University School of Fine Arts presents its Spring Concert Choir Concert on Friday, March 27, 7:00 p.m. The concert will be held in the lobby of the Marshall Grand in downtown Marshall and admission is free.

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GLENN BICKERDIKE AWARDED THE SAM B. HALL, JR. CIVIC SERVICE AWARD
 
   MARSHALL, Texas (3/25/15) - Local BancorpSouth President and former East Texas Baptist University Board of Trustee member Glenn Bickerdike received the 2015 Sam B. Hall, Jr. Civic Service Award Monday evening during the Sam B. Hall, Jr. Lecture Series Banquet. The 20th annual event was held in the Phillips Great Room of the Bennett Student Commons and commemorates the late U.S. Representative and federal judge Sam B. Hall, Jr., who was a Marshall native and an alumnus of the College of Marshall, which is now ETBU.

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MISS ETBU PAGEANT TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, MARCH 28TH
 
   MARSHALL, Texas (3/24/15) - East Texas Baptist University will hold its 59th Miss ETBU Pageant on Saturday, March 28, 2015 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The pageant will be held in Baker Auditorium of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center with 10 contestants competing for the crown. The event is free and the community is invited to attend.

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ETBU JAZZ BAND CONCERT ON APRIL 10TH
 
   MARSHALL, Texas (3/24/15) - The East Texas Baptist University Jazz Band will be in concert on Friday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Baker Auditorium of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center on the ETBU campus. Admission is $5 or free with ETBU I.D.

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 ETBU SPORTS
PREVIEW: HOWARD PAYNE
 
   BASEBALL: MARSHALL, Texas (3/26/15) - After dropping a tough game at home to Jarvis Christian Wednesday night, the East Texas Baptist University baseball team will resume conference play this weekend in Brownwood as they take on Howard Payne.

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PREVIEW: TEXAS DALLAS
 
   SOFTBALL: MARSHALL, Texas (3/26/15) - Following a doubleheader sweep of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire the East Texas Baptist University is now 10-0 to start the 2015 season and will resume conference play this weekend with a three game set at Texas Dallas.


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FINAL: ETBU AWARDED 19TH IN FINAL POLL
 
   BASKETBALL (M): SALEM, Va. (3/26/15) - Putting together one of their finest seasons, ever, in the history of their program the East Texas Baptist University men's basketball team finished with a top 20 ranking. In the final D3Hoops.com poll, ETBU is 19th out of 25 teams.


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TEXAS RELAYS: ETBU TO HAVE TWO RUNNERS COMPETE
 
   TRACK & FIELD: MARSHALL, Texas (3/26/15) - Traveling to one of the largest meets in the United States on Friday, the East Texas Baptist University men's track and field team will be represented at the Texas Relays. This is only the second year for ETBU's program and they will have two sprinters at the meet.


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PREVIEW: SOUTHWESTERN & HOWARD PAYNE
 
   TENNIS (M): MARSHALL, Texas (3/26/15) - Following last week's duel with Mary Hardin-Baylor the East Texas Baptist University men's tennis team will face Southwestern University and Howard Payne at Veterans Memorial Courts this weekend.



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PREVIEW: SOUTHWESTERN & HOWARD PAYNE
 
   TENNIS (W): MARSHALL, Texas (3/27/15) - Last week the East Texas Baptist University women's tennis team managed to get one match in on their home courts against Mary Hardin-Baylor through all the inclement weather. This weekend they will have two matches at home, first against Southwestern and second against Howard Payne.


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STRIKE OUT CANCER SERIES
 
   SOFTBALL: MARSHALL, Texas (12/27/15) - Hosting their annual Strike Out Cancer game the #3 East Texas Baptist University softball team will have their pink on Monday, March 30th, at 6:00 p.m. ETBU will play #4 Texas-Tyler at Taylor Field and is the second time the Strike Out Cancer Game will take place as in February it was rained out.

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ETBU MOVES TO 10-0 SWEEPING UWEC
 
   SOFTBALL: MARSHALL, Texas (3/25/15) - Clutch hitting in late innings propelled the #3 East Texas Baptist University softball team to a double header sweep of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 3-2, and 1-0. ETBU won the first game in extra innings on a Bowden pinch hit single and followed with a game two one-hit shutout. The wins improve ETBU to 10-0 overall.

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ETBU'S SEVEN GAME HOME WIN STREAK SNAPPED BY JCC
 
   BASEBALL: MARSHALL, Texas (3/25/15) -Playing their first home game since March 7th, the East Texas Baptist University baseball team did not have a happy return as they fell to Jarvis Christian College 8-6.


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ETBU DROPS FIRST GAME AGAINST CONCORDIA
 
   BASEBALL: AUSTIN, Texas (3/21/15) -Playing a home series in Austin due to field conditions in Marshall, the East Texas Baptist University baseball team dropped the first in a three game series to the Tornadoes 12-3.

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ETBU SWEPT IN DOUBLEHEADER
 
   BASEBALL: AUSTIN, Texas (3/22/15) - Looking to get back in the win column after four straight losses, the East Texas Baptist University baseball team came close in two games against Concordia, but could not pull out the victory in either contest. The Tornadoes took the first game 3-1 and then rallied to steal a win from ETBU 6-5.

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ETBU SCORES MIDDLE OF THE PACK AT WAR HAWK RELAYS
 
   TRACK & FIELD: ABILENE, Texas - (3/20/15) - Competing against NCAA Division II, III, and NAIA athletes at the McMurry University War Hawk Classic, the East Texas Baptist University men's and women's track & field teams did well. The women finished 9th of 14 teams while the men were 6th of 12 teams.

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ETBU DROPS CLOSE MATCH TO UMHB, 5-4
 
   TENNIS (M): MARSHALL, Texas (3/20/15) - Playing in their closest match of the spring season, the East Texas Baptist University men's tennis team (1-5) dropped a heart breaker, 5-4, to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (4-2). ETBU led 2-1 after doubles play but then only took two singles matches.

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UMHB SLIPS BY ETBU, 5-4
 
   TENNIS (W): MARSHALL, Texas (3/20/15) - Coming down to the singles matches after taking a 2-1 lead, the East Texas Baptist University women's tennis team (0-6) fell to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (4-3), 5-4. ETBU won the #1 and #2 doubles for the 2-1 lead after doubles play.

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AWARD: PARKER NAMED ASC PITCHER OF THE WEEK
 
   SOFTBALL: RICHARDSON, Texas (3/23/15) - Tying the American Southwest Conference record for strikeouts in a game at 19, graduate student Shelby Parker (Brazoria, Texas) has been named the pitcher of the week. Parker finished with 20 strikeouts in two outings against LeTourneau University last week.


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