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05/30/2014
Bluffton High School’s Ciara Lovell has signed her letter of intent to bowl for Huntington University this fall. Lovell plans to study digital media arts while at Huntington.
05/28/2014
HU’s social work program earns reaccreditationHuntington University’s social work program boasts a near 100 percent placement rate for its graduates. And now, that work has been reaffirmed with the reaccreditation of the program.
05/28/2014
The Huntington University Peer Award recipients for May are Molly Edgel, financial aid counselor, and Dr. Matthew Ruiz, associate professor of exercise science.
05/25/2014
Three Foresters were among the hundreds of track and field athletes competing at the 2014 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores (Ala.) May 22-24.
05/22/2014
HU’s adult degree program to host open house in Columbia CityHuntington University’s adult degree program will host an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 5 at the Columbia City campus, located at 220 Frontage Road in Columbia City.
05/22/2014
Three members of the Huntington University bowling team will be competing in the 2014 Indiana Youth Masters and Queens Tournament finals later this month.
05/21/2014
The Forester women’s bowling program and head coach Jim Bischoff announced that Jay County High School standout Rachel Vogler has signed her letter of intent to bowl for Huntington University this fall.
05/20/2014
Huntington University is partnering with the Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) to give students with intellectual disabilities a chance to participate in college life and to obtain hands-on work experience before they transition full time into their communities.
05/20/2014
Maintenance dept. named 2014 Staff Members of the YearThe six members of the Huntington University maintenance department have been named the 2014 Staff Members of the Year. Earlier this month, Amy Biegel, assistant professor of social work, was named the 2014 Professor of the Year.
05/19/2014
Freshman Brooks Gerke established a new HU men’s decathlon record last week at the Gregory Final Qualifier Track and Field meet hosted by North Central College.
05/17/2014
University honors 279 graduates during 116th CommencementHuntington University honored 279 graduates today, May 17, during the 116th Commencement ceremonies.
05/17/2014
Social work graduates welcomed into field with commissioning serviceHuntington University’s social work department formally welcomed its eight graduating seniors into the profession with a special commissioning service May 17.
05/17/2014
HU Professional Programs honors Class of 2014, faculty for achievementsHuntington University’s Professional Programs honored seven students and two faculty members today, May 17, for their academic achievements during the year.
05/16/2014
2014 graduating nursing students honored at pinning ceremonySeventeen Huntington University graduating nursing students were honored in a traditional pinning ceremony today.
05/16/2014
Three Foresters will represent Huntington University at the 2014 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships slated for May 22-24 at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala.
05/13/2014
It was night and day for the Forester softball team on day two of the 2014 NAIA National Championship Opening Round at Davenport University’s Farmers Complex.
05/13/2014
Senior awarded Women’s Auxiliary Scholarship for second yearThe Huntington University Women’s Auxiliary Scholarship award of $1,250 has been granted to senior Luke Batdorff of Bluffton, Ind., for the second consecutive year.
05/13/2014
It was more like a game of ping pong than softball at the 2014 NAIA National Championship Opening Round with fourth-ranked Olivet Nazarene University finally outlasting Huntington, 15-10, Monday afternoon at Davenport University’s Farmers Complex.
05/10/2014
Coach Tom King took a handful of athletes to the Dr. Keeler Invitational hosted by North Central College as a last opportunity to qualify for the nationals and while no one was able to hit a qualifying mark, Brian Menzie had a record-setting day.
05/09/2014
The Huntington University music department will present “The Marriage of Figaro,” an opera, at 5 p.m. May 10 in the Studio Theatre in the Merillat Centre for the Arts. The production includes nine student performers.
05/08/2014
Forester trophies create new pride for Huntington University students, alumniFor 43 years, Huntington University’s Forester Night has honored seniors for their commitment to the university. This year, a group of alumni helped to make it an extra special occasion.
05/08/2014
Huntington University men’s soccer coach Russ Lawson has announced the latest addition to his 2014-15 roster with the signing of Marion High School senior Blake Beal.
05/08/2014
Huntington University men’s soccer coach Russ Lawson has announced that Hamilton Heights standout Ben Stauffer has signed a letter of intent to play at HU this fall.
05/07/2014
2014 Forester Night recognizes students, facultyThe 43rd annual Huntington University Forester Night celebrated the accomplishments of students from across campus, as well as the recognition of the Foresters of the Year, the 2014 Outstanding Scholar Award, the Impact Initiative Scholarship and the Professor of the Year. The event was held May 6.
05/07/2014
The hunt for a conference tournament title came to an end Tuesday afternoon for the 4th-seeded HU baseball team.
05/07/2014
The Huntington University softball team (31-21) learned Tuesday night that they will be packing their bags for Grand Rapids, Mich. at Davenport University to compete in the 2014 NAIA National Championship Opening Round slated for May 12-14.
05/05/2014
The 4th-seeded Forester baseball team went 1-1 on the day but kept their tourney title hopes alive Monday afternoon by knocking 5th-seeded University of Saint Francis out of the tournament, 8-5, in an elimination game.
05/05/2014
12 Forester athletes inducted into honor societyTwelve Huntington University student-athletes have been inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma honor society. This honor society recognizes both the academic and athletic accomplishments of the students.
05/04/2014
The Crossroads League announced its softball postseason awards for the 2014 spring season and among the list of honorees were sophomores Annie Weaver and Katie DePew and senior Katie Knous.
05/04/2014
Freshman Michael Crowley was deemed the top catcher among his Crossroads League peers to earn All-Conference honors as announced earlier this week.
05/03/2014
Senior Marc Bowers’ walk-off single in the bottom of the 13th gave the 4th-seeded Foresters a 3-2 win over 5th-seeded University of Saint Francis Saturday afternoon in first round action of the Crossroads League tournament at Forest Glen Park.
05/03/2014
The Forester softball team came up one game short of winning the Crossroads League tournament Friday as they beat Taylor in the morning, 8-7, to force a second game against the Trojans where the hosts handed HU a 7-1 decision at Gudakunst Field to claim the tournament title.
05/02/2014
HU’s Friesen Center awards two servant leadersOn May 1, the Friesen Center for Volunteer Service named the winners Huntington University Servant Leadership Awards. The recipients were Emily Carbaugh, a biology pre-med major from Orbisonia, Pa., and Abby Goering, a social work major from Carol Stream, Ill.
05/01/2014
For the first time in program history, the HU softball team punched their ticket to the NAIA Softball National Championship with a pair of wins, an 8-4 victory over 7th-seeded Indiana Wesleyan followed by a 6-2 decision over 2nd-seeded Bethel, Wednesday night at Taylor University’s Gudakunst Field.
05/01/2014
The third-seeded Foresters kept their hopes alive for a bid to the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championships with a 7-5 win over eighth-seeded Marian University Thursday morning at the Crossroads League tournament hosted by Taylor University.
05/01/2014
HU to launch three adult degree programs in fallHuntington University is increasing its offerings for adult students with the addition of three new bachelor’s degree programs this fall. HU will offer programs in psychology, social work and criminal justice at its Huntington, Fort Wayne and Columbia City locations. The classes are offered in the evenings as well as online.
05/01/2014
Legislators to discuss recent General Assembly at Foundation BreakfastLocal legislators will discuss the recent Indiana General Assembly and give highlights from the 2014 legislative session at the May 14 Foundation Breakfast. The breakfast will feature State Senators Travis Holdman and Jim Banks along with State Representative Dan Leonard.
05/01/2014
The Northeastern Indiana Section of the American Chemical Society announces eight outstanding high school students who competed in the National Chemistry Olympiad Exam on April 25 at Huntington University.
05/01/2014
HU to give public screening of student, department film ‘The Gift of Hope’After months of work, Huntington University will give a screening of its digital media arts department film “The Gift of Hope” at its film showcase at 7 p.m. May 9.

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