Huntington University to host Parent Weekend

Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will host Parent Weekend on Nov. 2-3.

The event invites parents and guardians to attend class with their child, meet other parents and guardians at an ice cream social and talent show, participate in a 5K walk/run, play disc golf, or explore campus through a scavenger hunt.

Guests also are encouraged to attend the Parent Association luncheon and the Huntington University Theatre Company’s presentation of “Little Women: The Musical.” During the luncheon, the Mother of the Year and Father of the Year awards will be presented. The winners were nominated by their children and selected by the Huntington University Parent Council.

“Parent Weekend is a time to spend time with their child on campus, get to know other parents, and experience a bit of campus life,” said Pete Schownir, Parent Association director.

For more information about Parent Weekend and to download a complete schedule and registration form, log on to or contact Schownir at (260) 359-4045 or

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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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