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03/31/2014
The HU women’s track team & field team brought home six top finishes on their way to claiming the Hanover College Invitational title with 146.5 points Saturday afternoon at the L.S. Ayres Athletic Complex.
03/30/2014
The Huntington baseball team managed only nine hits on the day on their way to a pair of shutout losses to Marian University, 5-0, 2-0, Friday afternoon at MU Ballpark.
03/27/2014
Huntington University head coach Amy Settle announced this week that Elkhart Central High School standout Kate Cobb has signed with the Foresters.
03/27/2014
Fremont High School senior Sarah Vacala is the latest addition to the Forester volleyball team as announced by HU head coach Amy Settle earlier this week.
03/27/2014
The Knights of Marian University (4-9, 2-4) came back to edge past the Foresters 5-4 in the opener Wednesday afternoon at MU Ballpark before shutting out HU 2-0 in the nightcap.
03/26/2014
HU honor society to participate in national convention Eleven members of the Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi at Huntington University will attend the Alpha Chi National Convention in St. Louis, Mo., March 27-29, where they will present papers, display artwork, help lead workshops and compete for scholarships.
03/25/2014
The Huntington University men’s basketball team will host their 12th annual summer basketball camp June 23-27 at the Merillat Complex Platt Arena.
03/25/2014
It's a fitting ending to an outstanding career as the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its 2013-14 Division II Women’s Basketball All-America teams and among the list of honorees was Huntington University senior Pazia Speed.
03/25/2014
With the books closed on another Forester basketball season, the awards continue to pile up for Huntington University senior Shane Merryman.
03/25/2014
The Forester track & field teams opened their outdoor season by spending the last part of their spring break down south competing in the Emory University Invitational where the men tied for 10th out of 23 teams while the women finished 16th out of 25 teams.
03/25/2014
Less than 24 hours after their first conference doubleheader at IWU, the Foresters took to their own field to host the Cougars of Mount Vernon Nazarene University where they swept the series, 7-6, 9-5, to improve to 10-7 overall, 3-1 in league play.
03/25/2014
The HU softball team opened up league play in convincing fashion Friday afternoon as they cruised past Indiana Wesleyan University 8-1 in game one before be edged out by the Wildcats in the nightcap 8-7.
03/24/2014
HU team wins statewide agriculture marketing plan competition Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann today announced that Huntington University’s team, “Hoosier Grown,” was selected as the winner for the “Promoting the Good Works of Indiana Agriculture” competition. Thirty teams from 17 Indiana colleges and universities submitted entries in the competition sponsored by the lieutenant governor.
03/24/2014
Without having had a full practice outside, the HU softball team packed up for spring break and headed to Arizona for the Tucson Invitational Games where they posted five wins against four losses.
03/23/2014
The HU baseball team wrapped up their time in Florida by suffering a 3-1 loss to North Central College (IL) Saturday morning before making the long trek back to Indiana.
03/23/2014
The Forester baseball team picked up a pair of wins against Framingham State University (MA) Friday afternoon, 6-3, 8-5, as their time in Florida winds down.
03/23/2014
For the fourth time this week, the Forester baseball team got the short end of the stick in a contest that took extra innings to determine the outcome.
03/21/2014
Despite trailing early and rallying late, the Huntington baseball team could never quite get over the hump against Southeastern University (FL), eventually dropping a 7-5 decision to the Fire Wednesday afternoon.
03/21/2014
The HU baseball team wrapped up their season series with league foe Mount Vernon Nazarene University by dropping two contests to go winless against the Cougars.
03/19/2014
Five incoming freshmen selected for Horizon ScholarshipFive incoming Huntington University freshmen have been awarded the Horizon Leadership Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. The students will join a program that is helping to create a more racially and ethnically diverse campus.
03/19/2014
Representatives to give economic state of Huntington County, city at Foundation BreakfastThe April Foundation Breakfast will explore the current state of the economy for both Huntington County and the City of Huntington.
03/19/2014
Emmy-winning writer Bill Burnett to speak on animation at HUEmmy Award-winning writer, producer and composer Bill Burnett will bring his expertise in the animation industry to Huntington University at 7 p.m. April 2 to demonstrate how to build a career in the field.
03/19/2014
Senior film, animation majors to showcase work in galleryThe talented works of Huntington University’s graduating digital media arts majors will be on display in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery in the Merillat Centre for the Arts from April 3-16. An artist reception will be held at 6 p.m. April 5.
03/19/2014
Huntington University will host David Batdorff for the Smith Lecture Series event at 4 p.m. April 4.
03/19/2014
Huntington University’s Friesen Center for Volunteer Service will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 2 in the upper level of the Habecker Dining Commons on campus. This will be the fourth and final blood drive for the 2013-2014 academic year.
03/19/2014
The Huntington University Concert Choir and the Trinity United Methodist Church Choir will present Theodore Dubois’ “The Seven Last Words of Christ” at 7 p.m. April 6 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Guilford St., Huntington.
03/18/2014
The National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association announced is 2013-14 Scholar All-Americans and among the list of honorees were Huntington University freshmen Emerald Leong (Honolulu, HI) and Joseph Miller (Cocoa, FL).
03/18/2014
After 64 Baker games over two days at the Intercollegiate Team Championships Sectional Qualifier at Smyrna Bowling Center this past weekend, the Forester women finished 8th out of 16 teams while the men’s team finished 17th out of 19 teams.
03/18/2014
HU film students take home first place at IASB awardsHuntington University was recognized for its digital media arts program once again at the 2014 Indiana Association of School Broadcasters awards. Senior film production and philosophy major Ashish Dhingra and senior film production major Kevin Turner took first place in the music video category at the awards.
03/18/2014
In a record-breaking election on March 7, Huntington University junior Aron Tan won his dream job — student body president.
03/18/2014
British buffoonery, farcical antics bring big laughs to HU stageCasting uproarious laughter and rambunctious shenanigans as main characters, Huntington University Theater Company presents the delightful world-renowned British comedy, “Charley’s Aunt.”
03/18/2014
Westview High School senior Jaron Lewton has signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Huntington University this fall.
03/18/2014
The HU baseball team opened the conference portion of its season yesterday in the sunshine state, dropping a 2-1 decision to Mount Vernon Nazarene University in game one before rained suspended the nightcap.
03/17/2014
The Forester baseball team overcame six errors by pounding out 21 hits in their 14-13 nine-inning win over Suny Canton on their opening day of the Russ/Matt Tournament.
03/17/2014
It wasn’t exactly how the HU baseball team (3-5) had hoped things would turn out as they headed down to Kentucky last weekend where they went 1-3 against Brescia University.
03/17/2014
The National Association of the Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced today its 2013-14 Men’s Basketball Division II Daktronics Scholar-Athletes and among the list of honorees is Huntington University senior Shane Merryman.
03/17/2014
HU’s theater camp soars with ‘Disney’s Aladdin Jr.’Do you have dreams of soaring on a magic carpet or finding a genie in a magic lamp? Then, “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” is the place to be this summer. Huntington University will host its annual Summer Theatre Youth Camp from June 23 – July 12 for kids in grades 2-12.
03/17/2014
The Huntington University Peer Award recipients for March are Barb Baker, administrative assistant to the advancement office, and Melissa Laraway, coordinator of new student services.
03/15/2014
Hoping for their second upset in as many days, the 5th-seeded Foresters of Huntington University came up short Friday afternoon in second round action of 2014 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship, losing to top-seeded Northwestern College (Iowa) 92-68.
03/14/2014
Students showcase, take honors for 24th Annual Juried Art ExhibitHuntington University visual arts students showcased the best of their work from the year and were recognized for it in the 24th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. The show is on display until March 27 in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on campus.
03/14/2014
Huntington University’s Visiting Executive Seminar to discuss poverty, measuring lifeOn March 28, business professionals are invited to join students for a seminar on business issues that have a direct personal and economic effect on people’s everyday lives.
03/14/2014
India: A long-term commitment of serviceFor the third year in a row, students worked, learned and served in the orphanages of India during the January term. It has become a tradition for the university — one that moves people to tears regularly.
03/14/2014
Longaker Recital to feature 10 student performersThe Annual Longaker Honors Recital will showcase 10 of the university’s best musicians on March 28. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
03/14/2014
A Mission of ExcellenceHuntington University’s mission has stood as a pillar for excellence for the institution since its inception — four pillars in fact: Scholarship, Breadth, Vocation and Service.
03/14/2014
Lifelong scholarship through relationshipsSome college graduates view graduation as the end of their formal education. The Timshel group, however, has taken ownership of learning and made scholarship a lifelong pursuit.
03/14/2014
Huntington University offers a master’s degree in counseling that is different from any in the country. Huntington offers one of the most comprehensive counseling programs that meets or exceeds the standards set by the state in every single area, all while keeping Christ at the center.
03/14/2014
MudLOVE, primarily located in Warsaw, Ind., is a for-profit company that makes inspirational bands and other clay items to sell around the country and the world. What makes this company so special is that they donate 20 percent of all sales to fund clean water projects in Africa.
03/14/2014
Zach and Heather (Mayer) Keller have taken Huntington University’s dedication to service beyond the campus and have used that passion to reach their community.
03/13/2014
Behind senior guard Pazia Speed, 5th-seeded Huntington University (24-8) came back from a 23-6 deficit to pull out a 77-72 victory over 4th-seeded Menlo College (Calif.) in first round action of the 2014 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championships on Thursday afternoon.
03/13/2014
The ‘Likeness’ of Inspiration“The Likeness of Sydney Mann,” written by junior film production major Jonathan Scales, follows the hardships of a family who are recruited into selling drugs by their mother to make ends meet. But as the older daughter attempts to find a better path for her life, she discovers the love and support of a next-door neighbor.
03/13/2014
A strong Church-College partnershipThe United Brethren in Christ denomination is proud of Huntington University. We started the university in 1897, and it has always played an important part in our total ministry. Numerous other colleges have drifted from their church roots, but our church-college partnership remains firm and is cherished.
03/13/2014
When I think of the mission of Huntington University, I am reminded of two of the university’s founding fathers and the example that they set for generations of HU alumni.
03/13/2014
A $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. has created new entrepreneurial opportunities for students at Huntington University.
03/13/2014
Grandfather to GrandsonLike grandfather, like grandson. It may not be the most common phrase, but it’s certainly true for the Merryman family.
03/13/2014
HU seeks partnerships in ChinaOn March 14, President Sherilyn R. Emberton, along with Dr. Luke Fetters, professor of ministry and missions, and Shoshannah McKinney, the international admissions counselor, will head to China for Spring Break and seek possible partnerships with various schools.
03/13/2014
Huntington University’s graduate counseling program will host a visit day from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 26.
03/13/2014
The #16 Foresters of Huntington University suffered an 84-76 loss to Southeastern University (Fla.) in the opening round of the 2014 NAIA Division II National Basketball Championship Wednesday afternoon to make a premature exit from the tourney.
03/12/2014
Professor to discuss the ‘lost’ sin of vainglory during Forester LectureVainglory was a powerful vice. Known as one of the original deadly sins, it is now largely forgotten. At 7 p.m. March 25, Dr. Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung will discuss “When Image is Everything: The Vice of Vainglory” during Huntington University’s Forester Lecture.
03/10/2014
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its 2014 NAIA Men’s Indoor Track & Field All-Americans and among the list of honorees is Huntington University sophomore Jake Nash.
03/10/2014
Spring Break inspires students to serveWhile Huntington University students serve this Spring Break in Jamaica and Belize, another group of students is stepping out on faith for a “mystery trip.”
03/10/2014
Sophomore Jake Nash and freshman Christine Sparks represented Huntington University on day two of the 2014 NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, Friday afternoon.
03/07/2014
Finalists announced for 'Promoting the Good Works of Indiana Agriculture' competitionLt. Governor Sue Ellspermann today announced that teams from Huntington University, University of Indianapolis and University of Southern Indiana were the three finalists for the “Promoting the Good Works of Indiana Agriculture” competition.
03/06/2014
Both HU basketball squads heading to nationalsFor the first time in Forester history, the Huntington University men’s and women’s basketball teams will both be competing in the NAIA Division II Basketball National Championships slated for March 12-18.
03/03/2014
Competing in their final regular season indoor meet, the HU men’s and women’s track & field teams each took second at the Fred Wilt Memorial Invitational hosted by Anderson University on Saturday.
03/03/2014
Huntington University Professional Programs is offering prior learning assessment to non-traditional students wishing to accelerate the completion of their degrees.
03/03/2014
The HU baseball team opened up their season at IU Southeast (8-7) this weekend where the split the series 2-2 with the Grenadiers.
03/03/2014
The Forester softball team opened up their season by heading down south to Kentucky this weekend where they finished 2-2.
03/01/2014
The 3rd-seeded Wildcats of Indiana Wesleyan University (26-6) secured the league’s second automatic bid to the 2014 NAIA National Championships with its 71-60 win over 2nd-seeded Huntington University Friday night at Platt Arena.

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