Ministry and Missions Department to host visit day

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2007-02-12
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University has seen a dramatic increase in scheduled visits for the current year. With approximately 300 more visits this year compared to last, the Admissions Department has been encouraging prospective students to attend one of several group visit days.

On Feb. 15, the Department of Ministry and Missions will host a departmental visit day. The department has scheduled a day of events to give prospective students and their parents the opportunity to learn more about the specific program. Visitors also will hear from several current students who have just returned from their PRIME (Practical Research and Immersion through Ministry Effectiveness).

“During this visit, students will get to meet all of the faculty in the department as well as get an idea of the ministry training and preparation Huntington has to offer,” said Dr. Tom Bergler, assistant professor of ministry and missions.

Events for the day will include touring the campus, attending a chapel service, eating lunch with faculty and current students of the ministry and missions department, and participating in classes specific to the visitor’s interests. During lunch, the professors have prepared several activities with a possibility of giveaways.

Although visitors will participate in the visitation day as a group, there will be time for individual meetings with the professors at the end of the day.

“Most of student’s questions will be answered during the lunch question and answer time,” said Bergler. “But the professors are eager to meet with students one on one to answer any further questions they may have.”

Admissions counselors will wrap up the day by discussing the admissions process and financial aid with the students and their parents. Information regarding program requirements also will be discussed throughout the day.

If you would like to attend the Department of Ministry and Missions visitation day, it is necessary to RSVP no later than Feb. 12. You may do so by contacting the admissions office at (800) 642-6493 or email our campus visit coordinator, Carlene Peters, at cpeters@huntington.edu. If you would like to RSVP online, visit www.huntington.edu/admissions/visit/default.htm and click the Ministry and Missions Day link.
 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. 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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