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I came to the United States as a “landed immigrant” on June 25th, 1966. After living in this country for nearly 49 years as a “resident alien,” I finally became an American citizen on February 19th of this year. As with many of life’s decisions, the meaning and implications have become larger than I had imagined … Read More


Houghton is One of the First Liberal Arts Colleges in the Nation to Offer Data Science Classes

Houghton College is one of the first liberal arts colleges in the country to offer an undergraduate class in data science and the first Christian liberal arts college to offer any classes in data science according to … Read More

Houghton Partners to Offer Islamic Studies Courses

Houghton College has signed a partnership agreement with the Lilias Trotter Center (LTC) to offer Islamic Studies Courses at Houghton College. The agreement was signed on Feb. 16, and the signees included Houghton College president Shirley Mullen, dean of the college Linda Mills-Woolsey and Islamic Studies professors … Read More



CONCERT: The City Harmonic (3/20)

Houghton College welcomes the multi-award winning Christian rock and worship group The City Harmonic along with opening act Tayor Wilding, to campus on Friday, March 20 at 8:00 p.m. in Wesley Chapel. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for Houghton College students. General admission and discounted group tickets are available online at … Get Tickets

ARTIST SERIES: Cantus (3/25)

The Minneapolis Star Tribune says, “Intellectually, emotionally and musically rich, this is the kind of program that expands the heart and imparts a richer sense of what it means to be human. Houghton College is proud to welcome the Cantus vocal ensemble as a featured performance for the Houghton College Artist Series. The performance will take place on … Read more

ART OPENING: 26th Annual Student Juried Exhibition (3/27)

Houghton College is honored to host the 26th Annual Student Juried Exhibition. The opening reception will take place on Friday, March 27 at 6 p.m. at the Center for the Arts in the Ortlip Art Gallery. This event is free and open to the public. Selected artworks for the exhibit will be chosen by guest Juror, Shannon McConnell. McConnell is the director of the … Read more


We are giving away $1,000 in our Instagram Contest!

Win BIG BUCKS by taking a picture that features either Houghton Gear or the Houghton campus. Then "follow" Houghton's Instagram, post your pic on Instagram and tag it using both #HoughtonCollege and  #Houghton500. Official rules


Congratulations to last month's trivia question winner, Rachel Bunal, for answering the question correctly!

Question: What is the best way for you as an Alumnus to help Houghton?

Correct answer: d. All the above

This month's Trivia Question

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