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SBU celebrates new school year at formal convocation

Two faculty members and a staff member were honored at Southwest Baptist University's annual convocation Wednesday, Aug. 24. Convocation marks the formal beginning of the academic year and is a time when campus gathers to focus on SBU's mission and traditions. "An important tradition at SBU is our commitment to stay focused on our mission, which has remained consistent down through the years... that it has always been a Christ-centered institution," said SBU President C. Pat Taylor, Ed.D. "If each of us will continue the tradition of living out the SBU mission statement in our lives, the 2016-2017 academic year, which is our 139th, will be a great year."

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SBU seeking floats for Homecoming parade

Southwest Baptist University will host the annual Homecoming parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Local businesses and organizations are invited to have a float in the parade.

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Volunteer Fair 9:00AM More info...
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