Dallas, TX – Mathew Martin Hurst, a Palmer native, graduated with a Bachelor of Business Studies and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from Dallas Baptist University during winter commencement. Hurst was among the 506 graduates receiving undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees from DBU.

Of those graduating, 255 received bachelor’s degrees, 240 earned master’s degrees, eight earned doctoral degrees, and three received associates’ degrees.

While at DBU, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Omega, Alpha Chi, Baptist Student Ministries, and the Barnabas Ministry.



Dallas Baptist University is a comprehensive Christ-centered university dedicated to producing servant leaders through the integration of faith and learning.  With an enrollment of 5,422 students, its main campus is located in the foothills of southwest Dallas, and academic centers are located in Plano, the Hurst-Colleyville area, and Mansfield.  DBU offers 68 undergraduate majors, 24 graduate degrees in a variety of fields, 47 dual-degree programs, and two doctoral programs—a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. More information about Dallas Baptist University can be found at www.dbu.edu or by calling 800-460-1DBU or 214-333-5360.