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

Stanton gift, retiring faculty member highlight April board meeting

Kendall Lyons |May 12, 2021

The Criswell College Board of Trustees was welcomed with exciting news of Mary L.A. Stanton’s commitment to an additional $5MM toward a structure complementary to the new residence hall, to begin funding in five years. The Advancement Office reported that additional donors are needed to follow this lead gift in… Read More

Criswell College announces role changes in Academic Affairs and Student Affairs

Kendall Lyons |April 16, 2021

Criswell College has announced several changes to roles within the college’s Academic Affairs and Student Affairs divisions in order to serve the campus more effectively. The changes include the following: Luis Juárez will serve as Dean of Students; Dr. Scott Bridger will serve as Director of Global Learning and Service;… Read More

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 their class for the semester, and take a minimum of… 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


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