Friesen Center to sponsor Service Emphasis Week Feb. 4-6

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2014-01-27
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University’s Friesen Center for Volunteer Services will host a Service Emphasis Week beginning Feb. 4-6. Throughout the week, students and community members will have the opportunity to get involved through several volunteer opportunities as well as hear how Huntington community members are serving.

Chapel speakers will include Dr. Norris Friesen, director of institutional effectiveness, and students Luke Batdorff, Jason Wright and Abby Goering. Friesen will be speaking at 10 a.m. Tuesday and HU students will be speaking at 10 a.m. Thursday. At Wednesday’s Ekklesia at 9 p.m., students from the India and Nicaragua mission trips will be sharing their experiences.

Community members and students are also encouraged to participate in the blood drive 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 5 in the upper level of the Habecker Dining Commons on campus.
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 a “Best Midwestern College.” 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).
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