Hartle, Clark recognized as April Peer Award recipients

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Recipient Sandy Hartle, right, with Amy Johnson
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Recipient Dr. Lance Clark, right, with Dr. Matthew Ruiz

HUNTINGTON, Ind.— The Huntington University Peer Award recipients for April are Sandy Hartle, digital media arts assistant, and Dr. Lance Clark, professor of digital media arts film and communications.

The Peer Award, which began in 2003, promotes acknowledgment and recognition of the outstanding efforts of Huntington University faculty and staff members. Award winners are chosen and recognized each month by fellow peers.

Hartle was recognized by Amy Johnson, mailing services coordinator, because of her hard work in the DMA department.

“Sandy truly cares about all of the students,” Johnson said. “She has such a servant’s heart and always gives encouragement to whoever needs it. Sandy is always willing to go above and beyond for anyone.”

Clark was recognized by Dr. Matthew Ruiz, associate professor of exercise science, because of his passion for the university.

“Lance is an excellent ambassador and champion for the mission of Huntington University,” Ruiz said. “Lance has built academic programs, built his own business, and most importantly, has advanced the cause of Christ for Huntington University. He is a trusted colleague and friend.” 

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Sports Information Director