Husband-and-wife deans at Baylor University, David and Diana Garland, have joined seminary and social work forces and been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to educate and equip indigenous church leaders for effective, holistic ministry in their home cultures.
Before America's Super Bowl every year, there's one question as anticipated as the game itself: who will sing the national anthem? So who will perform the national anthem (or anthems) before Sunday's finals of the European Soccer Championship, a worldwide stage that rivals the Super Bowl? Texas native and Baylor University graduate Eddie Gauntt will perform the German national anthem before Sunday's internationally televised match in Vienna between Germany and Spain.
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has introduced a groundbreaking bilingual scholarship program that will offer up to $1 million to Spanish-speaking students at accredited graduate social work programs in Texas in the next three years.
ExxonMobil's most recent matching gift to Baylor University brought the entity to more than $5 million in cumulative gifts given to the university through the ExxonMobil Foundation's Educational Matching Gift Program. More than $370,000 was given this year as a three-to-one match of gifts made by the company's employees and retirees.