California's James Knapp has recently signed his letter of intent to bowl for Huntington University this fall.
Huntington University Bowling Coach Jim Bischoff continues to add depth to his 2013-14 roster with the signing of former Kokomo High School standout Seth Walker.
Huntington University incoming freshman Shelby New finished 22nd at the 2013 USBC North Pointe Junior Gold Championships in Detroit, Mich., held earlier this month.
Four of Huntington University’s finest are experiencing the passion, triumph and redemption in the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre’s production of “Les Misérables.”
For the sixth year in a row, Huntington University has been listed among the “Top Colleges” in the country by Forbes. Out of the 650 schools ranked, HU was the only institution listed from the greater Fort Wayne area.
Huntington University has established its second faculty chair in the institution’s history. The chair is named in honor of Edwina Patton, a longtime supporter of the institution and former professor. Patton was an English professor at the college from 1962 to 1978.
Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Huntington University Foundation has proven to be an encouraging experience with much of the encouragement coming unexpectedly from a commissioned history of the Foundation. This impressive history documents many events of dedicated leadership, community collaboration, innovation, perseverance and accomplishments that were sustained in good times and bad.
During the Great Depression, Huntington College President Dr. Harold C. Mason was a mighty tool in God’s hand to save the college from closing its doors due to financial distress. Today, his grandchildren, Barb (Mason) Rohrs and Ron Mason are continuing his legacy of dedication with the Harold C. and Alta Mason, Wendell D. and Jane E. Mason Endowed Scholarship.
In thinking about Dr. Pat Zezula, the first thing that comes to mind was her dedication to providing a good learning experience for the students and one who cared deeply for the well-being of Huntington University. Her leadership was very evident in many areas of campus and within the physical education profession.
For 35 years Professor Connie Updike has taught hundreds of her recreational management “children” at HU. Though beloved by students, athletes and colleagues for more than three decades, she believes this is God’s timing for her to move on. She retired at the end of the academic year.
On June 1, 2013, a new chapter in Huntington University’s history began.
For 20 years, HU students, faculty, alumni and staff have been making a difference through the Friesen Center for Volunteer Service, formerly known as the Joe Mertz Center, with volunteer days, serving at community organizations and mission trips, like the Haiti trip this Spring Break. The Friesen Center promotes a desire to “instill a lifelong commitment to volunteer service.”
Dale Pence, 90, now enjoys a retired lifestyle with Marge, his wife of 68 years. But as newlyweds, the couple endured World War II. Dale dealt with significant battle wounds. After the war, Marge learned how to comfort a husband dealing with the nightly terrors haunting the dreams of her decorated officer.
It is a bright Saturday morning. While most of the students at Huntington University won’t be up for hours, junior Gretchen Spahr and her teammates are already out running in the streets of her hometown.
The loan repayment program has transformed lives. People are who they are today because they chose to stay at Huntington University. And the LRAP made that possible.
For the past two years, the senior seminar class in ministry has served during a semester-long project as chaplains at Parkview Huntington Hospital. The program began in fall 2011, and more than 40 students have served as chaplains in that time.
Seniors Stacie Cressman and Stephanie Weigold have been working since May to determine a new chemical reaction which will help in the development of pharmaceuticals. The project, which ends Friday, was made possible through the Hammel Research Grant.
It’s official! The Office of the Governor has proclaimed July 22-26, 2013, as Indiana Private College Week. All 31 private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the state, including Huntington University, are opening their doors to prospective students and their families.
The Forester women’s bowling has added another rookie to its 2013-14 roster with the signing of Warsaw High School standout Leigha Lindsey.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 898 programs have been named 2012-13 NAIA Scholar-Teams.
Brian “Head” Welch, formerly of KoЯn, will rock out the Fandana Festival this year with his new band, “Love and Death.” Fandana returns for its third year on Aug. 2-4 on Huntington University’s campus.
Three Huntington University media guides received national recognition in the annual publications contests conducted by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics-Sports Information Directors Association (NAIA-SIDA).
Scratch and sniff “Animal Gas” — sounds like a bestseller, right? Well, that’s what Huntington University Professor Bryan Ballinger is hoping for with his next project.
Arguably one of Huntington University baseball’s most talented recruiting classes in program history, the Foresters are prepped to bring in 21 new players. Headlining Coach Mike Frame’s rookie crew are two Indiana North-South All Stars, Shea Beauchamp (Wabash, Ind., Wabash High School) and Mike Crowley (Porter, Ind., Chesterton High School).
Huntington University will launch three new program options this fall, offering more specialization for students. Sport management, biochemistry and broadcast-fusion media will join the more than 70 existing program options for HU students.
Last Thursday Huntington University women’s tennis coach Roger Ferguson not only had a chance to watch some of the top female tennis players in the Midwest play, but the Forester skipper also served as a panelist at the 2013 USTA Midwest College Showcase in Indianapolis.
From July 22-26, Huntington University, along with Indiana’s 31 private, non-profit colleges and universities across the state, is opening its doors to students, parents and any others interested in the college selection process.
The Huntington University men’s basketball team hosted over 100 campers last week at their annual basketball camp. It marks the 11th year of the program’s camp that boasts over 1,600 alumni.