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Founded in 1878, Southwest Baptist University equips students academically, spiritually and socially for a lifetime of servant leadership.

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annual global service projects
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SBU receives funding that will help address nursing shortage in southwest Missouri

Southwest Baptist University has received $230,000 in funds to administer a loan program that will help address the area's nursing shortage by providing a new financial aid option for some students at SBU's Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences in Springfield.

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SBU professors participate in AP reading

Four professors from Southwest Baptist University were selected to participate in the 2016 College Board Annual AP Reading in June at the Kansas City Convention Center.

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