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

October board meeting focuses on changes to meet the future

Kendall Lyons |November 10, 2020

Board members and staff thanked God for His many blessings and shared new strategies for the future during the October 29th Board of Trustees. The morning session began with a testimony from Caleb Miller, a current student, as he shared his experience discovering Criswell College and how God has been… Read More

Four Reasons to Choose Criswell College

Kristin Duffield |October 16, 2020

The Student-to-Faculty Ratio Zekaryah Wells is now in his second year of pursuing a Christian Ministry degree. His plan is to go into full-time Youth Ministry once he graduates. He said that the student-to-faculty ratio is beneficial to his studies. “Compared to other colleges, Criswell definitely has more students than… Read More

Criswell 2020 grad now intern at Cato

Kendall Lyons |October 5, 2020

Caitlyn Parsons, a member of the 2020 Criswell College graduating class, has been named a research intern for the Cato Institute, a public policy think tank that gives scholars from multiple disciplines an opportunity to share policy research. Parsons will spend the rest of fall 2020 working within the department… Read More

Criswell alumnus named executive director in DBC

Kendall Lyons |September 22, 2020

This year, Criswell alumnus Fred MacDonald was hired by the Dakota Baptist Convention to serve as executive director and treasurer, succeeding Garvon Golden, who retired.  The Dakota Baptist Convention is made up of seven Baptist associations in North and South Dakota, and is associated with the Southern Baptist Convention. MacDonald… Read More

Psychology and Counseling adjunct now full-time faculty

Kendall Lyons |September 21, 2020

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling, Dr. Jennifer Burgess, who served as an adjunct instructor in 2019, has begun the school year as Criswell’s newest full-time faculty member. Before coming to Criswell she served as an adjunct professor at Tarleton State University in Fort Worth and Liberty University in Lynchburg,… Read More


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