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24 nursing students to begin classes on SBU's Bolivar campus Jan. 23

After a successful site visit from the Missouri State Board of Nursing on Tuesday, Jan. 8, the State Board granted initial approval for Southwest Baptist University to begin a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program on the Bolivar campus.

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SBU commissions peer assessment committee

Southwest Baptist University has commissioned an external peer assessment committee that will lead a University-wide dialogue regarding faith and learning. Included within this assessment will be deeper conversations and evaluations regarding orthodoxy.

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Committee of trustees conducts appeal hearing

Pursuant to the appeal process as outlined in Southwest Baptist University's Faculty Handbook, the Educational Policies and Personnel Committee of the SBU Board of Trustees met Dec. 21. The committee conducted an approximately five-hour appeal hearing with an employee.

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Fong presents at international conference in Malaysia

Southwest Baptist University's Dr. Benny Fong, assistant professor of graduate education and statistics, recently presented at the International Christian Educator Conference (ICEC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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SBU confers degrees upon 204 graduates in winter commencement ceremonies

Southwest Baptist University graduated 204 students at two winter 2018 commencement ceremonies in the Jane and Ken Meyer Wellness and Sports Center on the Bolivar campus.

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SBU honors Campbell, Steiert with Life Beautiful Awards

Lena Campbell, housekeeper, and Paula Steiert, instructor of health sciences, received the Staff and Faculty Life Beautiful Awards during the annual employee Christmas banquet Dec. 6 at Southwest Baptist University.

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SBU honors employees for years of service

Southwest Baptist University honored employees with employment anniversary milestones, beginning with five years, during the annual employee Christmas banquet Dec. 6. The employees recognized have given a total of 685 years of service to SBU.

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SBU team, faculty member assist with disaster relief

Led by Gabe Craig, a senior chemistry education and intercultural studies major from Park Hills, Mo., the SBU Disaster Relief team of Sara McDonald, Hannah Gibbs, Jacob Showers and Haden Liska spent their Thanksgiving break in Bristol, Fla., helping residents clean up after Hurricane Michael, which ravaged the Florida panhandle in October.

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