Mon, Nov 14 2016
LeTourneau University will feature Raymond H. Harris, chairman and founder of Raymond Harris & Associates Architects of Dallas, in a chapel service on faith and work integration at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Belcher Center on the university’s main campus 2100 S. Mobberly Ave. in Longview. The event is free and open to the public.
Harris established his architectural firm 33 years ago, and it has since become one of the largest architectural firms specializing in corporate architecture in the nation. For three consecutive years from 2013-2015, it ranked as the number 2 design firm for retail architecture in the U.S. by Architectural Record magazine.
Harris has written two books for NavPress, The Anatomy of a Successful Firm and The Heart of Business. He also has executive produced three movies distributed by Sony Pictures. He is an avid hiker and has hiked all of the national parks in the continental United States. He also served as a scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts and received the National Boy Scout of America Silver Beaver Award. He and his wife, Marydel, have four adult children, and four grandchildren.
LeTourneau University is the polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community. LETU offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs across a range of disciplines and delivery models at LETU’s residential campus in Longview, Texas, and in hybrid and fully online options at centers in Dallas and Houston.