Foresters to host MCC title game
In semifinal action of the Mid-Central Conference tournament, the NAIA Division II 16th-ranked Huntington University Foresters fought off the Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats for a 67-64 win and earned a spot in the tournament title game. Taylor Un
Huntington University’s social work program has earned accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.
The Foresters finished their first road trip of the season with a pair
of losses, 7-2 and 1-0, to Union University in Jackson, Tennessee.
The Foresters opened their spring season on the road at Freed-Hardeman
University in Tennessee and knocked off the Lions 5-3.
Huntington University women’s soccer coach Ryan Burgher announced the signing of his sixth recruit for the 2009 school year, Kristin Calvert from Plymouth High School.
The economy is hitting college students hard, too—financial aid programs under increased and intense demand, part-time jobs harder to come by, and family financial contributions drained by unemployment and dwindling value of assets such as homes.
In the first round of the Mid-Central Conference tournament, the NAIA Division II 16th-ranked Huntington University Foresters (22-6) overcame an early case of nerves to eliminate Spring Arbor University 65-52 and move to the semifinals on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m.
The Mid-Central Conference (MCC) announced its postseason awards for the 2008-09 basketball season and seven Huntington University Foresters were among the list of honorees.
The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Feb. 16-22. Women’s basketball junior Courtney Beerbower and men’s track freshman Matthias Haller earned the honor for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.
For the third consecutive year, the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll has recognized Huntington University for its support of “innovative and effective community service and service-learning programs.”
Lori Culler, head coach of the Huntington University women’s basketball team, notched her 400th win at Saturday’s game against Marian College in Indianapolis.
HU took care of its end with a hard-fought 57-52 victory over Marian College, but St. Francis succumbed to Bethel 81-69 putting the Foresters in sole possession of second place in the final MCC standings.
The Foresters competed at the Grand Valley State University Indoor Track Invitational and Matthias Haller and Joseph Njeri both met qualification standards to compete in the NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Huntington University’s Joe Mertz Center for Volunteer Service hosted Service Emphasis Week, beginning Feb. 9 and running to Feb. 13.
With third place in the MCC on the line, the Foresters (20-10, 11-5) stepped up big on senior day as they rolled past the Knights of Marian University (17-13, 8-8) 67-54 to lock in a top-three MCC finish.
Heather Barkley, assistant director of public relations at Huntington University, received the Bob Smith Volunteer Award today at a luncheon hosted by the Huntington County United Way. Brooks Fetters, chairman of the 2008 United Way Campaign, presented the award and thanked Barkley for her “outstanding leadership and support.”
Huntington University’s Joe Mertz Center for Volunteer Service and the Huntington County Chapter of the American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive that is open to the community from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Feb. 18 in the upper level of Habecker Dining Commons.
For the first time since the University of St. Francis joined the Mid-Central Conference in the 1994-95 season, the NAIA Division II 16th-ranked Huntington University Foresters swept the two-game series against the Cougars with a 60-46 victory on Senior Night.
With second place in the MCC on the line, the #12 Cougars of Saint Francis (19-10, 12-3) put together a late game surge to hand the #17 Foresters (19-8, 10-5) the 71-65 loss.
Huntington University’s Dr. Paul E. Michelson will deliver the annual Forester Lecture Series faculty lecture at 7 p.m. on March 2 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
The Huntington University Board of Trustees has approved a 4.9 percent increase for full-time traditional undergraduate tuition and fees in 2009-2010, administrators announced today.
Huntington University’s EXCEL Adult Degree Programs will offer a series of Saturday courses teaching students how to use various Microsoft Office 2007 products.
Sam Smith will serve as guest juror for Huntington University’s 19th Annual Student Art Exhibit, to be held in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on Feb. 28 to March 12.
The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Feb. 9-15.
The Dayton, Ohio-based dance team of Rhythm in Shoes will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 at Huntington University.
After leading by as many as 16 in the first half, the Foresters couldn't hold off a feisty Spring Arbor squad and were upset 63-62.
Three Foresters qualify for NAIA Nationals
The Foresters competed at the DePauw University Indoor Track Invitational and three runners qualified to compete in the NAIA National Championships in March. Nick Johnson broke the 15-minute mark in the 5000 meter with a time of
On Feb. 26, the Huntington University Center for Leadership will sponsor a Leadership Luncheon open to business and community leaders.
Dr. Mark Fairchild walks off the tour bus as it is stationed at a small restaurant in Turkey. He approaches the tour guide, Macit, and asks him about a famous bridge that he wants to visit.
Sarah Cherry looks around the dull white room at Kids’ Club in Sighisoara, Romania, and notices six-year-old Georgiana grinning up at her with crooked and rotting teeth. Through this instance and countless others, Cherry came to the troubled realization that many people in the world don’t have the power to make the choices that she herself feels like she has taken for granted.
Huntington University will continue its Forester Lecture Series on Feb. 26 with Dr. Steven M. Nolt, professor of history from Goshen College. This event is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
Huntington University baseball coach Mike Frame announced that Westview
High School 2009 graduate, Adam Christner, has committed to play
baseball at for the Foresters this fall.
Huntington University men’s soccer coach, Russ Lawson announced that Western High School standout Kyle VanWagoner has signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Huntington University this fall.
Mickey Belt, a product of Twin Lakes High School, has signed a letter of intent to play golf at Huntington University next year.
After falling to Goshen College on the road back in January, the NAIA 11th-ranked Huntington University Foresters left no doubt this time blowing out the Maple Leafs 74-46.
The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Feb. 2-8.
As a part of an off-campus January Term experience, 20 Huntington University students traveled to DeSoto, Mo., and stayed at Camp Neotez to participate in a retreat designed to restore the mind, body and spirit. While students didn’t retreat from the cold weather, they did have the opportunity to spend 12 days with no computer, no cell phone, beautiful scenery and the familiar faces of Huntington peers.
Five students, Andrew McGarvey of Taylor University, Spencer Batt of Huntington University, Amber Mohling of Indiana Wesleyan University, Zachary Alexander of Ball State University and Bethany Masters of Anderson University were awarded the $500 gold coin prizes at the 2009 I-69 Collegiate Innovation Challenge for their business idea, Personal Pantry Solutions, a company that uses a query system Internet database and grocery store kiosks to assist people with special dietary needs in finding recipes and food ingredients.
Huntington University’s EXCEL Adult Degree Programs will hold an informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 19 at 220 Frontage Rd., Columbia City.
Recipients of the Huntington University Peer Award for the month of February are Amber Brown and Nathan Geer.
Rick Upchurch, director of the EXCEL Adult Degree Programs, was elected
president of ACCESS at the organization’s March meeting at Regent
University in Virginia Beach.
Rick Upchurch, director of the EXCEL Adult Degree Programs, was elected president of ACCESS at the organization’s March meeting at Regent University in Virginia Beach.
The Foresters competed in a non-scored indoor track meet at Taylor University on Saturday where the men claimed four first place finishes and the women brought home two.
A dismal shooting performance spelled doom for HU and led to a disappointing 69-55 loss.
Huntington University women’s soccer coach Ryan Burgher announced the signing of another great talent from the Fort Wayne area. China White, from Concordia Lutheran High School, has signed her letter of intent and will join the Forester program this fall.
Forty-eight future Huntington University students were awarded a Presidential Scholarship of $7,000 during the eighth annual Presidential Scholar Celebration Day on Feb. 6.
Although the Foresters sputtered out of the gate against NAIA Division II 18th-ranked Indiana Wesleyan University, five minutes into the contest they began to hit on all cylinders and eventually cruised to the 79-57 victory over the Wildcats.
Imagine snorkeling among barracudas, lobster, green parrot fish in coral reefs and canoeing near the Gulf of Mexico—and then imagine earning college credit for it.
Huntington University women’s soccer coach Ryan Burgher announced the addition of Norwell High School standout, Brittany Hartman, to this fall's recruiting class.
The Huntington University Chamber Trio will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
Huntington University Men’s Soccer Coach Russ Lawson has announced that Zeeland East High School standout Nick Harmsen has chosen to continue his soccer career at HU.
The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1.
Huntington University’s EXCEL Adult Degree Programs will hold informational meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 5 and 12 at the L.H. Carpenter Center, 1101 Colerain St., Wabash.
The Huntington University women’s basketball program raised $2,007 for breast cancer research through a Pink Out event held Saturday.
Gold and Silver awards were presented to Huntington University and Brand Innovation Group (Big) at the sixth annual Service Industry Advertising Awards.