Major Declaration Ceremony first in Criswell history

Kendall Lyons | November 5, 2021

Criswell College held its first Major Declaration Ceremony, a new tradition highlighting sophomore students and their public commitment to a specific major. At Criswell, every undergraduate student receives two majors – a major in Bible and Theology and a second major of their choosing. The Friday evening event gave sophomore… Read More

4th Annual Legacy Awards Gala: Jack Pogue honored, Senator James Lankford keynote speaker

Kendall Lyons | November 5, 2021

Over 400 were in attendance for Criswell’s 4th Annual Legacy Awards Gala on Friday, October 22 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The gala provides an opportunity for alumni and supporters of Criswell College to encourage students, faculty, and staff, reflect on the school’s accomplishments, and honor those answering God’s call… Read More

Lunch session focuses on best practices of mental health professionals

Kendall Lyons |October 27, 2021

Students and guests attended a “lunch and learn” session covering best practices in professional counseling. Dr. Steve Hunter, Program Director of B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Counseling, and Dr. Jennifer Burgess led the conversation, discussing trauma, technique, and the importance of faith and relationships. Dr. Burgess said that events… Read More

Travis Cox graduated in 2017

From the Pulpit to the BBQ Pit

Kendall Lyons |October 5, 2021

Travis Cox started in ministry, working with youth, later taking on the role of pastor of a small church. Now he’s serving BBQ and the Gospel as pitmaster of 1701 Barbecue. Cox graduated from Criswell College with a B.A. in Ministry and a minor in Biblical Studies in 2017. For… Read More

Juárez appointed to role of Vice President of Student Affairs

Kendall Lyons |September 9, 2021
Criswell College Dean of Students Luis Juárez has been promoted to the role of Vice President of Student Affairs. Juárez has been the college’s Director of Student Services since July 2019 and Dean of Students since spring 2021. He will maintain the role of Dean of Students while serving as... Read More

Criswell College Announces Spring 2021 Dean’s List

Kendall Lyons |June 22, 2021

Criswell College celebrates those students who qualified as members of the Spring 2021 Dean’s List. To be eligible, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5, rank in the top 10 percent of their class for the semester, and take a minimum of 9 credit hours of coursework. Graduate… Read More

Letter from the Dean of Students

Luis Juarez | Dean of Students | June 7, 2021

For the last 10 years God has given me the opportunity to serve as an administrator in Christian higher education. Through my service as director of missions, student services, and professor of theology, I was able to confirm my call to higher education. I was recently appointed Dean of Students… Read More

Criswell hosts day of prayer with local leaders

Kendall Lyons |May 14, 2021

Criswell College hosted church and community leaders for a May 6th National Day of Prayer breakfast as we prayed for our nation. The event provided an opportunity for those present to pray for one another, the seven influences in our nation, and the college. Rev. Mike Satterfield offered a prayer… Read More


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