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My interest in writing has motivated me to create this website, thus, many of my earliest blogs will be focused on that. But I will also write on the other categories represented in the website, so I hope you and I will interact no matter what the topic. Watch for forthcoming blogs.

 

September 20th, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
Students often come to college with preconceived notions about student organizations. Movies don’t do a great job of showing how these organizations
September 14th, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
At Houston Baptist University, we have quite a few students who are also working parents. It can be daunting for a parent returning to school to enter
September 12th, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
Houston Baptist University competes in NCAA Division 1 athletics. Though sports are important to University life, they are not the primary purpose of
September 5th, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
Fall semester classes at Houston Baptist University began this week. I asked faculty and staff if they had any pointers to give at the start of the ye
August 22nd, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
This year’s incoming freshmen, the HBU Class of 2022, will move into the dorms this Thursday. In preparation for their arrival, I asked several facu
August 2nd, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
Our series of blogs regarding a Christian university has touched on the various colleges and schools of HBU and how each of them fits within the large
July 11th, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
"All truth is God's truth" is an expression commonly used by Christian colleges and universities to express our commitment to the discovery, synthesis
June 27th, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
In this Faith & College blog series, I have been exploring the various colleges and schools of Houston Baptist University and thinking about how e
June 14th, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
How does a Christian worldview – understood particularly with respect to the overarching story of Scripture – inform and help us implement th
June 2nd, 2017 / Robert B Sloan
The School of Education within the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences (CoEBS) at HBU teaches, researches, and models those activities t

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