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Community partnerships creates unity among area ministry leaders
Community partnerships creates unity among area ministry leadersHuntington University has partnered with community organizations to orchestrate its first collaborative youth ministry conference. The conference aims to aid in developing relations and unity between area ministry leaders.
HU to launch Indiana’s first faith-based agriculture program, explores collaboration with Purdue
HU to launch Indiana’s first faith-based agriculture program, explores collaboration with PurdueHuntington University is set to launch Indiana’s first faith-based agriculture program, thanks to a $100,000 gift from an anonymous donor. The recent matching gift initiates the creation of HU’s Institute for Agricultural Studies for fall of 2014, with a goal of offering its first program in agribusiness in fall 2015.
Huntington a ‘Top College’ by Forbes
Huntington a ‘Top College’ by ForbesFor the seventh year in a row, Forbes has listed Huntington University among the “Top Colleges” in the country. Out of the 650 schools ranked, HU was a Top 100 school for the Midwest. Huntington has appeared on the Forbes list since it launched in 2008.
Huntington’s work in India to grow
Huntington’s work in India to growHuntington University has had a relationship with Chennai’s Home of Love in India that has grown in the form of service trips to this orphanage. Over the past three years, the trip has experienced a consistent rise in popularity. This new facet of life for Huntington University has some big plans in store for its future.
Students accepted into Huntington University’s honors program
Students accepted into Huntington University’s honors programNine students have been accepted Huntington University’s honors program. This is the first year for the program. The honors program is designed to push high-achieving students further in their academic career by studying exceptional authors and ideas throughout history.
Wickersham receives CNWS award
Wickersham receives CNWS award The Centre for Non-Western Studies honored Andrew Wickersham for the Best Non-Western Paper of 2013-14.
HU welcomes grad as new alumni/Forester Fund director
HU named a military friendly schoolHuntington University graduate Marcy Hawkins has taken the reigns as the director of alumni relations and director of the Forester Fund.
Degrees Above the Rest
Degrees Above the RestFor years, students have been trained not only in counseling but in youth ministry leadership and education. Over the next two years, Huntington’s graduate programs will expand to include occupational therapy, global initiatives, global youth ministry and pastoral leadership. In addition, the university is partnering with Dr. John Townsend to form the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling.
One Year Road Trip
One Year Road TripFor most families, the thought of road-tripping on vacation is met with a groan. Hours on the highway, frequent bathroom breaks and annoying little brothers would make anyone beg “are we there yet?” But for the Webb family and their yearlong road trip across America, it’s not about the destination — it’s about the journey.
‘Hoosier Grown’ success
‘Hoosier Grown’ successIt all began with a phone call. Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann contacted Huntington University’s President Sherilyn Emberton about a marketing plan competition called “Promoting the Good Works of Indiana Agriculture.”
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