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Written by Bobby Hooten

Nathaniel “Bubba” Harris was among the first black students to be enrolled at what was then Lubbock Christian College in 1964. Harris passed away in DeSoto, Texas on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. 

Harris played for the Chaparrals on both the...

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Written by Bobby Hooten

LCU hosted its seventh annual Big Blue Christmas on Tuesday night, styled the “Elf-Stravaganza,” welcoming over 1,500 guests to campus to share in the holiday celebration.

Buddy the Elf on stageThe event was themed after the 2003 movie “Elf,” starring Will Farrell as...

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Written by Bobby Hooten

LCU School of Education hosted its annual Chap Connection Fall Symposium, an event providing a forum for exploration and discussion about building and implementing a growth mindset for Region 17 educators, while also providing opportunities for...

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Written by Bobby Hooten

On Tuesday afternoon, the LCU Praise Choir presented Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope with a letter and gift from Councillor Sean Bateson, the Mayor of Coleraine, Ireland, as thanks for the CDs, letter, and ornament that the Choir gifted the mayor on their...

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Written by Shannon Sudduth

Lubbock Christian University officials announced today a million-dollar gift from the James A. “Buddy” Davidson Charitable Foundation of Midland, Texas, to endow an academic chair in the Alfred and Patricia Smith College of Biblical Studies.

The...

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Written by Bobby Hooten

Lubbock Christian University remembers and celebrates the life of J.W. Hamby, who passed away peacefully on October 27, 2019 after 94 years of service and a life of character.

J.W. Hamby was born on May 18, 1925, at home, in Plainview, Texas to...

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Written by Bobby Hooten

The LCU Lady Chaparrals basketball team—defending national champions and ranked as the top NCAA Division II team in the nation in preseason polls—kicks off the 2019-20 season against three Top-25 ranked NCAA Division I opponents, including the...

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Written by Shannon Sudduth & Warren McNeill

LCU Extends Contracts with Coaches Gomez and Blackwood

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Written by Shannon Sudduth and Bobby Hooten

For the sixth consecutive year, Lubbock Christian University was named to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Honor Roll of Great Colleges to Work for (GCWF) and recognized in nine of twelve categories. 

“Lubbock Christian University is very...

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Written by Bobby Hooten

The LCU Writing Carnival celebrated its 10th anniversary this past week and featured Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

The event is a multi-department event that highlights the power of words and writing, demonstrating that these can also be...

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Written by Bobby Hooten

The 2019 season for the Lady Chaps Soccer team kicked off in a big way as the team traveled to take on two foreign teams in the Central American nation of Costa Rica—a reprise of the trip that the team had taken six years before. 

The pre-season...

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Written by Shannon Sudduth

Lubbock Christian University’s (LCU’s) Rhodes Family Institute for Undergraduate Research has received a very generous two-year grant from The CH Foundation to provide scholarships for students who participate in undergraduate research.

The students...

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Written by Chris Due

Lubbock Christian University and West Texas A&M's athletic departments announced the establishment of the Rivalry on the Range series in a press conference at Palo Duro Golf Course in Canyon

The year-long competition will include 15 sports in which...

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Written by Shannon Sudduth

Lubbock Christian University has announced the appointment of Lisa Fraze as a new major gifts officer for the university. Fraze will strategize and solicit major gifts for significant university projects and initiatives in this new role, in addition...

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Written by Bobby Hooten

Dr. William Gerald Kendrick, one of the founding members of LCU’s faculty, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the age of 88.

Dr. Kendrick was born October 19, 1930, and grew up in Magnolia, AR and Shreveport, LA where he...

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