News and Noteworthy
In 2023 Truett Seminary faculty, staff, and students were involved in many initiatives and received recognition on both a national and international scale:
Baylor Receives a $1.25 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. For Truett Preaching Initiative
Truett Seminary announced that Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $1.25 million grant to Baylor University to support Truett Seminary’s initiative focused on minoritized preaching for the good and growth of the Church.
Truett Chapel Sparks Connection with Basketball Founder’s Family
Baylor's Truett Seminary had the pleasure of hosting the Naismith family as they visited the campus in Waco to celebrate the sport’s Christian roots.
Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics
Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that first-year Truett student Josepha Mbouma and Baylor and Truett alumna Kingsley East Gibbs have been awarded Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE).
Professors Named Among Outstanding Faculty for 2022-2023
The Outstanding Faculty Awards recognize the best all-around professors – including non-tenure track, tenured and tenure-track faculty – based on teaching capabilities, research achievement, effective committee service, time spent with students and civic and church involvement.
Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice Program Travels to Italy to Meet with World Leaders
At the beginning of the summer, Truett Seminary's Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice program hosted a trip to Italy, which included students, faculty, and staff from Truett, the Baylor School of Social Work, the World Hunger Relief, Inc. (WHRI), and the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (the Baylor Collaborative).
Michael W. Stroope and Dustin D. Benac Receive Grant to Support Ecclesial Entrepreneurship Program
Truett Theological Seminary's Michael W. Stroope, PhD, professor of Christian Missions, director of the MA in Contextual Witness and Innovation (MACWI), and holder of the M.C. Shook Chair of Missions, and Dustin D. Benac, ThD, director and co-founder of the Program for the Future Church (PFFC), received a subgrant from Princeton Theological Seminary’s “Teaching Spiritual Entrepreneurship” initiative to fund the Baylor Ecclesial Entrepreneurship Program (BEEP).