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

Criswell College celebrates anniversary of residence hall groundbreaking

Kendall Lyons |August 19, 2020

Back in 2019, Criswell College held a groundbreaking celebration for the campus’s first residence hall. After a year of construction and months of navigating challenges like weather, funding, and COVID-19, the college welcomed supporters to a groundbreaking anniversary celebration in Horner Hall on Friday, August 14. Supporters were hosted by… Read More

Criswell Theology professor publishes book on faith

Kendall Lyons |August 12, 2020

Professor of Theology Dr. Everett Berry published a new book titled They Who Endure to the End: A Primer on Perseverance, a publication that explores the often-debated question of whether or not a true believer in Jesus Christ can apostatize or walk away from their faith. Dr. Berry was motivated… Read More

Racism and corporate guilt after George Floyd

Criswell College President Barry Creamer

Today: President of a college historically mostly white, I have known since the murder of George Floyd that we—I, the college and community I serve, and our society at large—must do something now to end the injustice black men and women face in our culture and in our criminal justice… Read More

Criswell College receives highest possible result from accreditation review

Kendall Lyons | March 25, 2020
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) completed their 10-year reaffirmation review of Criswell College, giving the institution the highest rating possible with no recommendations for all required higher ed standards including the Quality Enhancement Plan, “Sowing Seeds of Success.” “The review by the on-site reaffirmation... Read More
An illustration of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Criswell College Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Kendall Lyons |March 20, 2020
Criswell College is actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is staying up to date on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The college will continue to implement necessary measures as directed by the Texas Department of State Health Services, and other local, state, and federal... Read More


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