Brooke Welch knew she could not stay away from Indiana for long. After
graduating in 2004 with a degree in broadcasting and public relations,
she moved to Tennessee for her first reporting job.
For most students, searching for a college is a nerve-wracking
experience. Besides the significant investment, choosing the right fit
is important to a student’s success and happiness. But for Amber (Brady)
Rensberger, a 2013 history alum, she knew instantly where she ought to
be because it felt like home.
New Covenant Bible Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has a strong
relationship with Huntington University’s ministry department thanks to
the numerous PRIME students they have hosted in the past. This year,
senior youth ministries majors Holly Lutton and Brandon Groff were the
most recent HU students to spend their PRIME experiences at New
A group of nearly 20, mostly UB pastors and wives, spent 10 days in
Turkey from Nov. 4-13. This “Seven Churches of Revelation Tour” was
sponsored by Global Ministries, the international arm of the UB churches
in the U.S. and Canada.
Huntington University music students will be featured in three upcoming all-area recitals on March 12, April 9 and April 30.
Huntington University’s graduate programs will host a preview day for students interested in the occupational therapy doctoral program on March 13.
Huntington University will host a Saturday visit day for all prospective students on March 8.
Huntington University will host a visit day for all prospective education majors on March 7.
Sophomore Jake Nash and freshman Christine Sparks will be making their college debut at the 2014 NAIA National Track & Field Indoor Championships to take place March 6-8 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
The Huntington University Foundation will feature a program on innovation and student ventures at its next Foundation Breakfast on March 12.
Three Huntington University students were recognized for their first place achievements in the 2014 Intercollegiate National Religious Broadcasters Awards.
Dr. Kenneth Hall, professor of history at Ball State University, will give a special lecture, engaging a Huntington University student on her research, on March 13.
Huntington University will host a visit day for all digital media arts majors on March 6.
The Forester men’s golf program and head coach Mark Green have announced the signing of Northrop High School standout Zach Borntreger.
A night of cold shooting doomed the 3rd-seeded HU men’s basketball team as they shot 38.8 percent, nearly 12 percent below their season average, to suffer a 56-54 loss to 6th-seeded Grace College (17-13) Wednesday night in first round action of the Crossroads League tournament.
The Institute of TESOL Studies (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Huntington University will hold an information session from 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 5 for the adults interested in the program in Fort Wayne.
The 2nd-seeded Forester women’s basketball team took care of business Tuesday night in first round action of the Crossroads League tournament by beating 7th-seeded Bethel College (12-19) 78-41.
The Crossroads League announced its 2013-14 women’s basketball awards and among the list of honorees is four Foresters.
The Crossroads League announced its post-season awards for the 2013-14 men’s basketball season and topping the list for Huntington was senior Shane Merryman who earned First Team All-Conference honors for the second consecutive season.
Behind Jake Nash’s first place finish in high jump, the Forester men’s team finished ninth among 15 schools at the DePauw Indoor Classic on Saturday while the women placed tenth among 17 teams.
It seemed only appropriate that seniors Shane Merryman and TJ Short would lead the No. 12 HU men’s basketball team over Taylor University 55-44 Saturday afternoon at Platt Arena on senior day.
The #20 Forester women’s basketball team locked in as the No. 2 seed in the league tourney with a 59-50 win over the Trojans of Taylor University (12-18, 7-11) Saturday afternoon at Odle Arena.
Huntington University students took home first, second and third place for their teams’ marketing plans at the eighth annual I-69 Collegiate Innovation Challenge held Feb. 14-16.
Madison Brown of Homestead High School won Best of Show for her piece “Unexpected Harm” in Huntington University’s 9th Annual High School Art Exhibit. The awards reception was held Feb. 15.
The Huntington University visual arts department invites the community to the 24th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit which runs March 5-27 in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on campus.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has released its qualifying teams for the 2014 NAIA Invitational Team Championships and among the list of invitees is the Forester women’s bowling team.
USBC Collegiate has announced their sectional assignments and the Huntington University men's and women's bowling teams are both headed to Smyrna Bowling Center in Smyrna, TN, March 14-16, for intercollegiate sectionals.
The seven-game win streak for the HU women’s basketball team (21-7, 13-4) came to an end Wednesday night as the #20 Foresters dropped a 62-53 decision to #1 University of Saint Francis (29-0, 17-0) at Platt Arena.
It was a typical Crossroads battle that fans have come to expect any time the Foresters and Cougars go head-to-head as Scott Kohne’s fader from deep found nothing but the bottom of the net as time expired to lift #19 Saint Francis over #12 Huntington University 62-60 Tuesday night at Hutzell Athletic Center.
Huntington University students, graduates and faculty shined at the Fort Wayne Ad Federation Awards Saturday night, taking home four golds, three silvers, nine student golds, seven student silvers and "Best of Show Student" in the annual creative advertising contest.
During the Feb. 20 chapel service, students will share their heritage and faith in Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Korean and other languages represented by Huntington University’s international students.
The Huntington University Foundation has exceeded its goal of raising $75,000 for scholarships during its 75th anniversary. Currently, donations are more than $165,000.
Playing in the biggest and most prestigious college tournament of the year, the Forester bowling teams had a strong showing at the Backhaul Direct Hoosier Classic where the women finished 20th out of 64 teams while the men took 36th out of 78 teams.
Dr. Martin Alphonse, professor of intercultural studies at Multnomah University, will give his perspective on “Evangelism and India” during the Feb. 27 Forester Lecture at Huntington University.
Huntington University’s Professional Programs will host a Bowl-A-Thon from 1-5 p.m. March 15 to raise money for student scholarships. The event is open to the public. Teams are encouraged to enter, and sponsors are welcome.
It was a risky strategy by the HU men’s basketball team (23-5, 12-4) but it paid off for the No. 16 Foresters as they edged past #RV Grace College (16-11, 8-8) 64-62 Saturday afternoon at Platt Arena.
The No. 21 Huntington women’s basketball team (21-6, 13-3) played spoiler to senior day at Grace College (14-14, 10-6) Saturday afternoon by handing the Lancers a 57-39 loss to wrap up the season sweep over their neighbors to the northwest.
Cascade High School senior Hayden Suter has announced his intention to play soccer at Huntington University this fall.
The Huntington University Music Department will present a junior recital by tenor Ja’Shon Burks at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Longaker Recital Hall in the Merillat Centre for the Arts on campus.
Huntington University will host a visit day for all theater majors on Feb. 21.
Future Foresters are invited to come to Huntington University for an overnight visit on Feb. 21-22.
This past weekend the Forester bowling teams road-tripped to Kentucky to compete in the Norse Collegiate Classic where the women finished 6th out of 19 varsity teams while the men placed 12th out of 18 varsity teams.
The No. 21 HU women’s basketball team logged their 20th victory
Wednesday night and did so in convincing fashion with a lopsided 69-38 win over
Bethel College at Goodman Gymnasium.
On February 4, Huntington University senior
Shane Merryman accomplished a feat few can boast. His 28-point performance
against Indiana Wesleyan University was more than enough for him to pass his
grandfather, Dean Merryman, on the Foresters’ all-time scoring list.
Huntington University senior TJ Short reached a
significant milestone in his career in HU’s 87-81 win over Bethel Tuesday night. Heading into the
game against the Pilots,
The #16 HU men’s basketball
team reclaimed sole possession of second place in the league standings with an
87-81 decision over #12 Bethel College Tuesday night at Platt Arena.
The Huntington University Peer Award recipients for February are Beth West, education department secretary, and Deb James, financial aid secretary.
Dr. Tim Troyer has spent the last 20 years researching new drug development. At 4 p.m. Feb. 21, he will present his research in “Breaking Tim: Twenty Years of Making Drugs Legally.”
North High School softball standout Alyssa Hiple officially signed to continue
her softball career at Huntington University Friday afternoon.
freshman Miranda Palmer was named the Crossroads League Player of the Week for
the week of February 10 as announced earlier today.
The HU men’s and
women’s track and field teams finished fourth and fifth respectively at Saturday’s
Joe Banks Invitational hosted by Ohio Northern University.
HU men’s basketball team jumped out to a double digit lead within the first
four minutes and never looked back to earn an 87-66 win over Goshen College,
completing the season sweep over the Maple Leafs.
It was sweet revenge
for the #24 Forester women’s basketball team (19-6, 11-3) Saturday afternoon as
they handed the Maple Leafs of Goshen College (4-21, 1-12) a 95-55 loss at Platt
Dr. Dawn Anderson, professor of exercise science at Huntington University, has been named a senior associate editor at the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research.
head coach Lori Culler picked up her 500th win tonight and it couldn’t
have come at a more opportune time for her and her No. 24 Foresters.
Huntington University’s graduate programs will hold a preview day for students interested in the occupational therapy doctoral program on Feb. 17.
While all of the other Crossroads games were postponed
Tuesday night, the No. 14 Forester men’s basketball team didn’t let the snow
and cold stop them from making the trip to Luckey Arena to take on the No. 7
Indiana Wesleyan University.
Six Huntington University students were inducted into the Sigma Chi Chapter of the Phi Alpha Honor Society on Jan. 28.
The Huntington University Music Department will present a senior recital by soprano Audra Rittenhouse at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7. The free recital will be held in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
University men’s soccer Coach Russ Lawson has announced that Troy Hester from
Liberty Center, Ohio, has signed his letter of intent to play for the Foresters
Huntington University men’s soccer program and head coach Russ Lawson have
announced that Matthew Millard, a native of Mount Gilead, Ohio, will be joining
the Foresters this fall.
Sophomore Jake Nash’s
first place leap of 6-7 not only set a new school record in high jump Saturday
afternoon at the Taylor University Indoor Track & Field Invitational but
also landed him a spot at the 2014 NAIA Indoor National Championships.
The No. 19 HU men’s basketball team (20-4, 9-3) seems to have Mount
Vernon Nazarene University’s number. Saturday afternoon Platt’s squad claimed their
ninth conference win when they handed the Cougars (4-19, 1-11) a 83-67 loss at
It was history in the
making as the No. 24 Forester women’s basketball team logged the program’s
first road win against Mount Vernon Nazarene University and did so in
convincing fashion, a 72-50 decision, Saturday afternoon at Ariel Arena.