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Following her heart: Journey with alumna Luci Swindoll ’55, whose stories of faith and adventure continue to inspire thousands

As an author, speaker, singer, and artist, alumna Luci Swindoll ’55 has seen the world. Quite... Posted 5-18-15

Fit for Success: Human Peformance Lab supports exercise and sport science endeavors

Metabolic Cart, Dual X-ray Absorptiometry, Bioelectrical Impedance—although these words may sound... Posted 5-18-15

Beyond the stage

Opera Cru was founded in 2005 by the director of the opera and musical theatre program, George... Posted 5-18-15

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Campus News

Dr. Alta Belle Adams Kemp ’52 receives Distinguished Alumni Award

This year’s recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award was Dr. Alta Belle Adams Kemp ’52. The... Posted 5-18-15

An unexpected arrangement: As a nationally-recognized florist, alumnus Norman Northen uses his talents to beautify UMHB and Central Texas

As a student at UMHB, Norman Northen ’75 needed some extra money. After seeing an ad in the... Posted 5-18-15

Life as a traveling nurse: Courtni Habel Sladek’s passion for healthcare and love for adventure collided, sending her from the east coast to the west

Courtni Habel Sladek ’10 and her husband, Ryan, pulled out from their apartment in an SUV packed... Posted 5-18-15

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Alumni Profiles

Award-winning actor

Playwright and producer Bryan Bounds ’85 returns to campus, receives standing ovation for one-act... Posted 3-2-15

A world apart, but on the same mission

How these alumnae are making a difference in Zambia   On the field in Zambia’s capital city... Posted 3-2-15

Etched Memories: Ruth Mayo Buchanon ’29 shares her story

By Crystal Donahue ’10 As a 1929 graduate, Ruth Mayo Buchanon is believed to be Mary... Posted 9-25-14

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Most Recent Articles

Building the Future

Posted on May 9, 2013

The college of nursing seeks to produce world changers through their new high-tech education center   While more than 500 people spilled into the halls of the new Isabelle Rutherford Meyer Nursing Education...

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Coffee Mugs & Sonic Cups

Posted on May 9, 2013

Five prolific UMHB professors discuss teaching Shaq, raising longhorns, and everything in between   Looking back, every UMHB graduate can recall at least one professor who defined their time at the university....

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Men’s basketball first Texas team to play for DIII National Championship

Posted on May 9, 2013

The 2012-13 season was a year of firsts for the men’s basketball team. The...

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University launches a new athletic logo to rave reviews in February

Posted on May 9, 2013

A new set of Crusader athletic logos were revealed at a press conference in...

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Singing for her supper

Posted on May 8, 2013

Former opera singer Amy Easdon Beskow ’06 creates a symphony of flavor with...

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How CRU are you: You know the evolution of Cru spirit

Posted on April 16, 2012

In the ‘80s they carried a drum and supported the basketball team. In...

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How CRU are you: You fell in love here

Posted on April 14, 2012

Fifty-seven years ago, a family began all because two people fell in love at...

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How CRU are you: You have 15 Crusaders in your family

Posted on April 13, 2012

Matt Crosby ’01 is choral director and an assistant professor in the...

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How CRU are you: You know the man behind the Crusader mascot

Posted on April 12, 2012

Exactly who is this masked man doing back flips and crazy dance moves...

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How CRU are you: You chose the name Crusaders

Posted on April 12, 2012

In 1968, basketball coach Carole Smith ’65 selected a nickname for her...

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For the love of the game: Coach Corky Nelson Endowment Fund to benefit Cru football program

Posted on May 18, 2015

To say coach Clark “Corky” Nelson loved the game of football is quite an...

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Cru cheer competes in national competition

Posted on May 18, 2015

Cru Cheer competed at the National Cheerleaders Association College Nationals...

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Marie York Chirhart ’78

Posted on March 2, 2015

Marie York Chirhart ’78, April 10, in Arlington. She was a supervisor for AIG...

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Alumni News

Dr. Alta Belle Adams Kemp ’52 receives Distinguished Alumni Award

This year’s recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award was Dr. Alta Belle Adams Kemp ’52. The... Posted 5-18-15

Crusader friendships

These women meet every Wednesday for lunch. They are all friends because of their connection to the... Posted 3-3-15

Sarah Wagner ’11 and Daylon Blain ’11

Sarah Wagner ’11 and Daylon Blain ’11, July 5, in Waco. Crusaders in the bridal party included... Posted 3-3-15

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