Psi Chi grants a charter allowing chapter at Criswell

Kendall Lyons |April 6, 2021

Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, has granted a charter for a Psi Chi chapter to be hosted at Criswell College. The affiliation with Psi Chi gives the college’s psychology and counseling programs a chance to host the chapter, allows students with honor-level achievements to participate in the… Read More

Criswell College Residence Hall ribbon cutting ceremony

Residence hall ribbon cutting marks historic moment for Criswell College

Kendall Lyons |March 12, 2021

Criswell College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new residence hall on Saturday, March 6. Donors, members of the Board of Trustees, students, alumni, and leaders from the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention were in attendance for the historic event. Criswell College staff gave visitors a tour of the residence… Read More

Criswell College Announces Fall 2020 Dean’s List

Kendall Lyons |March 3, 2021

Criswell College celebrates the following students who made it on the Dean’s list for the Fall 2020 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s list students must acquire a grade point average of 3.5, rank in the top 10 percent of the graduating class for the semester, and take a minimum… Read More

(From left to right) Criswell College professor Dr. Vickie Brown and Criswell adjunct Karen Gosby

South Dallas academy provides material for education students

Kendall Lyons |February 22, 2021

Kingdom Collegiate Academy at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship provided a generous donation of teaching material for Criswell College’s education program. Several books that Kingdom Collegiate Academy no longer uses include teaching manuals and age-appropriate curriculum guides. The unique opportunity to acquire material for Criswell’s education students came from Kingdom Collegiate… Read More

Steps to a successful semester

Kristin Duffield and Kendall Lyons |February 12, 2021

Whether a student is just starting his or her college career or preparing to graduate with only one semester left, disciplined steps can be taken to complete a semester successfully. Criswell freshmen and psychology major Auna Harrison is already getting the hang of her classes and has developed strategies to… Read More

Jessica Hull

Counseling grad goes right to work immediately following graduation

Kendall Lyons |January 27, 2021

After sending her resume and cover letter to at least ten places, Criswell grad Jessica Hull got a job interview that landed her a position at a counseling firm in New York City, NY. Hull and her husband moved from Dallas to New York right away as everything miraculously fell… Read More

Criswell grad navigates congregation through pandemic

Kendall Lyons |November 24, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has left church leaders with no choice but to make necessary adjustments to keep their congregants safe while continuing to serve their churches and communities. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Scott Gray, a Criswell alumnus and pastor of First Baptist Church of Mesquite, has worked to… Read More

Criswell student teaches during COVID-19 pandemic

Kendall Lyons |November 11, 2020

Vanessa Loera Cruz was among the first students accepted into Criswell College’s education program, established in 2016. As a student teacher, Cruz is now serving Dallas ISD elementary students in the middle of a global pandemic. Cruz heard about Criswell through her mother who graduated from the college in 2006… Read More


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