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04/30/2013
On May 6, the Joe Mertz Center for Volunteer Service will be renamed to the Friesen Center for Volunteer Service in honor of Dr. Norris Friesen.
04/30/2013
Huntington University’s film and animation seniors will premiere their work from the year at the annual DMA Film Showcase and DMA Animation Showcase. The film showcase will take place at 7 p.m. May 10, and the animation showcase will take place at 7 p.m. May 14.
04/30/2013
With Monday’s series sweep over the Wildcats of Indiana Wesleyan University, the Forester softball team (20-16, 10-8) clinched the No. 3 seed in the Crossroads League tournament slated to start on Wednesday.
04/30/2013
Joyful Noise, Huntington's chapel band, is hosting a concert at 7 p.m.May 4 in support of Dribble 4 Toledo, a group of four HU students dribbling a soccer ball to raise money.
04/29/2013
The Forester baseball team wrapped up its regular season on Saturday with a pair of losses to Spring Arbor University, 3-0, 3-1. With these losses, HU (11-23) falls into the No. 6 spot in the conference standings with a Crossroads record of 11-13.
04/29/2013
It was a busy weekend of softball for the Foresters as they hit the road for a pair of non-conference doubleheaders; sweeping Manchester University, 9-6, 8-4, Friday afternoon before dropping both games to a talented Calumet College of St. Joe squad, 7-6, 5-3, on Saturday.
04/29/2013
Hosting the 2013 Crossroads League Track and Field Championships, the Foresters turned in several top three finishes at King Track and Field Stadium where the women finished seventh and the men came in eighth.
04/26/2013
The Cougars of Spring Arbor University (23-14, 19-5) scored seven of their eight runs of the day in the first three innings of both contests to post a pair of wins, 5-3, 3-0, over the Forester baseball team (11-21, 11-11) Friday afternoon at Burbridge Field.
04/26/2013
Board approves Peoria campusThe Huntington University Board of Trustees has approved the proposal to create a Peoria, Ariz., campus for the institution.
04/26/2013
Occupational therapy to open fall 2014Huntington University’s first graduate-level occupational therapy programs could open as early as fall of 2014.
04/26/2013
Dr. Sherilyn Emberton elected HU's presidentIn a historic moment today, the Huntington University Board of Trustees voted to elect Dr. Sherilyn R. Emberton as the 13th president of the institution.
04/26/2013
Coming off three consecutive losses where they only managed five total runs, the Forester softball team got back on track with a pair of wins, 6-4, 6-3, over the Cardinals of Concordia University (20-18-1). Four different Foresters logged a long ball on the way to improving to 16-14 on the season.
04/25/2013
Dowden Science Hall named for retiring presidentAfter 22 years of service to Huntington University, President G. Blair Dowden and First Lady Chris Dowden are being recognized for their leadership to the institution.
04/24/2013
With the conclusion of the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly, Rep. Dan Leonard will provide an update on the impact recent legislation will have on the local community and state at the May 8 Foundation Breakfast.
04/24/2013
Huntington University Bowling Coach Jim Bischoff has announced that Norwell High School standout Jordan Retherford has signed his letter of intent to bowl for Huntington University this fall.
04/24/2013
The Huntington University Department of Music presents the final All-Area Music Student Recital of the 2012-2013 year at 4 p.m. May 8. The recital will take place in the Longaker Recital Hall inside the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
04/23/2013
For the third time this season, the Forester softball team dropped both games of a season series. This time it was the Trojans of Taylor University who handed HU back-to-back losses, 7-2, 2-1, at Gudakunst Field Wednesday afternoon.
04/23/2013
The Huntington softball team’s seven game win streak came to an end Monday afternoon. After posting a convincing 8-1 win over Spring Arbor University, the Foresters dropped a 3-1 decision to the Cougars to split the season series and move to 14-12 overall, 8-6 in conference play.
04/23/2013
At a ceremony on April 16, Huntington University inducted 15 members into the Omega Psi chapter of Kappa Delta Pi. Kappa Delta Pi is the international honor society in education.
04/23/2013
Canterbury Middle School in Fort Wayne took home first place in the annual Huntington University Middle School Mathematics Competition on April 17.
04/22/2013
The Forester softball team took a break from Crossroads play to pick up a pair of wins over Purdue University North Central Saturday afternoon at Patriot Park, 3-0, 10-1 (6 innings).
04/22/2013
The HU baseball clobbered Goshen College, 9-0, and then hung on for a 3-2 win on Saturday to log two more Crossroads wins and improve to 11-19 overall, 11-9 in league play. With these wins, the Foresters slide into 5th place in the conference standings.
04/22/2013
The HU track and field teams competed at the Spartan Classic hosted by Manchester University Saturday afternoon.
04/22/2013
The Panthers of Davenport University, ranked in the NAIA’s top 30 all spring, blanked the Forester women’s tennis team, 9-0, Friday afternoon at the MVP Sportsplex in Grand Rapids, Mich.
04/22/2013
Vlad Khudziy posted HU’s only win of the day at No. 1 singles by beating Vitaly Shumilov in a three-set dandy, 3-6, 6-3 (10-5), as #24 Davenport University rolled on to a 8-1 win over the Forester men’s tennis team Friday afternoon at the MVP SportsPlex in Grand Rapids, Mich.
04/22/2013
LRAP Foundation will be awarding two high-school students from Northern Indiana with the LRAP Free to Dream Award, promising that, if their income after college graduation is low, they will receive help repaying their loans.
04/18/2013
HU Foundation celebrates 75th anniversarySeventy-five years ago, the Huntington University Foundation was established to promote the educational and financial interests of the college. Today, it is so much more.
04/18/2013
The Huntington baseball team managed only six hits on the day on their way to a pair of shutout losses to the Trojans of Taylor University, 9-0, 4-0, Wednesday afternoon at Forest Glen Park.
04/17/2013
Join the Huntington University Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble for a free concert at 7:30 p.m. April 30 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on campus.
04/17/2013
Huntington University Women’s Basketball Coach Lori Culler didn’t have to go very far to lock in her most recent recruit with the signing of Huntington North High School standout Allyson Trout.
04/16/2013
Twenty Huntington University students have been included in the 2013 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
04/16/2013
Come and join in the fun with the Huntington University Theatre Company’s rendition of “Side by Side by Sondheim,” a musical revue.
04/16/2013
The Forester baseball team posted two more wins to its win column Monday afternoon by sweeping the Pilots of Bethel College, 2-0, 3-1.
04/16/2013
The HU softball team proved they like playing under pressure as they tallied a pair of come-from-behind wins, both by way of walk-off singles, over the University of Saint Francis Cougars Monday afternoon.
04/15/2013
Senior uses donations to teach ballet in KosovoA donation from Fort Wayne Ballet helped Huntington University senior and former dancer Joy Hersey teach a class while overseas.
04/15/2013
Huntington University will highlight the works of five graduating visual arts seniors during an exhibit April 29-May 9 in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery in the Merillat Centre for the Arts. An artist reception will be held at 6 p.m. May 4.
04/15/2013
The annual Huntington University Middle School Mathematics Competition will take place April 17 in the Merillat Centre for the Arts on campus.
04/15/2013
Sophomore Gretchen Spahr and junior Cendall Ogle each brought home a top finish at the 108th annual Little State Championships held at Indiana Wesleyan University over the weekend.
04/15/2013
The Huntington golf team shot a 619 (307, 312) to finish in a tie for third with Taylor University at the Bethel College Pilot Invitational at Blackthorn Golf Club in South Bend this past weekend.
04/15/2013
Playing in its first and only home match of the spring season, the Forester women’s tennis team collected a 6-3 win over IU East Friday afternoon at Wildwood Racquet Club in Fort Wayne.
04/13/2013
With the completion of the semester nearing, 14 students presented their research from various disciplines at the 2013 Academic Research Forum. The forum was held on April 10.
04/12/2013
The Huntington University Peer Award recipients for April are Sandy Hartle, digital media arts assistant, and Dr. Lance Clark, professor of digital media arts film and communications.
04/12/2013
Huntington University senior Joel Dirnberger took Best of Show at the 23rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. The show was on display from March 21 to April 9 in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on campus.
04/12/2013
In between bouts of rain, the Forester golf team (58-22) finished second at the A.C. Eddy Invitational at Zollner Golf Course in Angola, Indiana, Wednesday afternoon.
04/12/2013
Future Foresters are invited to come to Huntington University for a Spring Visit Day on April 18.
04/11/2013
Five students awarded Horizon scholarshipFive incoming freshmen have been awarded the Horizon Leadership Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The students will join a program that is helping to create a more racially and ethnically diverse campus.
04/10/2013
Five students from the Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi Honor Society at Huntington University presented at the Alpha Chi National Convention in Nashville during April 4-6.
04/10/2013
Dr. Diana Shenefield, assistant professor of nursing at Huntington University, will speak on the “The Scholarship of Teaching” at 4 p.m. April 24 in Hiner Hall of the Science Hall on campus.
04/10/2013
The Cougars of Mount Vernon Nazarene University closed out the season series with the Foresters Tuesday afternoon at Forest Glen Park with a pair of wins, 5-1, 9-1, to claim three of the four series wins and improve to 19-8 overall, 11-5 in the conference while HU drops to 7-17 overall, 7-7 in league play.
04/10/2013
The HU softball team slid into fourth place in the conference standings with a pair of wins, 11-3, 8-5, over Grace College Tuesday afternoon.
04/09/2013
Huntington University’s graduate counseling program will host a visit day from 2 to 6:30 p.m. April 22.
04/09/2013
Lakewood Park Christian School standout Courtney Sliger is the latest addition to Head Coach Doug Gower’s Huntington University softball squad.
04/08/2013
It was a tough couple of days for the Forester softball team (7-11) as they dropped three of its four games at the University of Saint Francis (Ill.) tournament over the weekend.
04/08/2013
The HU women’s tennis opened up the spring portion of its schedule with a 9-0 loss to NCAA Division II Hillsdale College Saturday afternoon in Michigan.
04/08/2013
It was another Crossroads League split for the HU baseball team as they claimed a 7-6 decision over the Cougars of Mount Vernon Nazarene University in the opener before being shutout 4-0 in the nightcap on Saturday.
04/08/2013
The Huntington golf team registered a third place finish with a score of 598 in its first spring outing at the University of Saint Francis Invitational.
04/08/2013
Hosting its first meet since 2005, both the HU men’s and women’s track and field teams finished fourth at the newly-resurfaced King Track & Field Stadium Saturday afternoon.
04/05/2013
After dropping a 6-3 decision in game one of a doubleheader with Indiana Wesleyan University (14-12-1, 9-3), the HU baseball team bounced back to score three runs in each of its final two innings of the nightcap to pull out a 9-6 victory.
04/04/2013
It was the Natalie Newel l show on Wednesday as she pitched her Bethel College squad (11-1, 2-0) to a 2-0 decision in game one of the doubleheader against the HU softball team (6-8, 3-5) before clocking a walk-off three run shot in the nightcap for the 6-3 Pilot win to complete the sweep over the Foresters.
04/03/2013
The Huntington University men’s basketball team will host their 11th annual summer basketball camp June 24-28 at the Merillat Complex Platt Gymnasium.
04/03/2013
After being blanked by Marian University, 8-0, in the opener, the HU softball crew (6-6, 3-3) knocked off the Knights (14-6, 5-1) in convincing fashion, 11-5, in the nightcap. Huntington’s 11-run win is the most runs MU has given up all season and marks MU’s first conference loss of the year.
04/03/2013
The Forester baseball team (5-13, 5-3) handed Indiana Wesleyan University (13-11-1, 8-2) its second conference loss of the season, a lopsided 9-2 decision, in the opener before being edged out 3-2 in the nightcap.
04/02/2013
Head Coach Roger Ferguson and the Forester women’s tennis program have announced their first 2013-14 recruit with the signing of Blackhawk Christian School standout Morgan Bemisderfer.
04/02/2013
The HU women’s bowling team wrapped up its inaugural season with a fine showing at the 2013 NAIA Invitational at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis on March 22-23.
04/01/2013
Playing its third doubleheader in three days, the Forester softball took a break from conference play to split a pair of games with Siena Heights University on Saturday, 4-5, 12-4.
04/01/2013
On Friday afternoon, the Foresters returned home to face Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The Cougars hammered out three home runs in the opener on their way to a 9-8 win before HU held on for an 11-10 victory in the nightcap.
04/01/2013
While the snow and cold didn’t allow the HU softball team (3-3, 1-1) to host Goshen College on Thursday, the Foresters packed up their bags and headed to Goshen where they split their first conference match with the Maple Leafs.
04/01/2013
After a rough start to the season, the Forester baseball team logged four consecutive wins over Crossroads foe Grace College to earn the series sweep and improve to 4-12 overall, 4-2 in conference play.
04/01/2013
Parkview's CEO to speak at CommencementParkview Health President and CEO Mike Packnett will be the keynote speaker at Huntington University’s 115th Commencement on May 18.

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