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“When I’m in trouble with a painting, I know there is something to be learned. In fact, I sometimes actually enjoy getting myself into trouble for that reason.” This statement came in the course of a casual conversation with alumnus artist Ben Frank Moss as he … Read More


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Houghton College Installs New York's Largest College Solar Array

Houghton College announces the completion of its 2.5 megawatt on-site solar installation, which is currently the largest on a college campus in New York State. The array will provide enough energy to meet more than half of the school’s electricity needs, significantly reduce its energy costs and have a long-lasting … Read More

Gaerte is Recipient of Excellence in Teaching Award

Houghton College awarded the 2014–2015 Excellence in Teaching Award to Dr. Douglas Gaerte at the Excellence in Teaching Chapel on Monday, March 23. Gaerte is a professor of communications, chair of the Department of Communication and has taught at Houghton College for the past … Read More

Houghton Named a Top 100 Affordable Elite College

Houghton College has been named one of Washington Monthly’s top 100 Affordable Elite Colleges and Universities and a Best Bang for the Buck Liberal Arts College in the 2014 rankings … Read More


ART OPENING: Senior Art Exhibition (4/25)

The Senior Art Majors Exhibition features work in a variety of media by graduating seniors in Houghton College’s art department. The exhibition, a culmination of four years of studio work, is designed, installed, and hosted by the 2015 graduating seniors. … Read More

Commencement (5/9)

Houghton is proud to honor the dedicated students that have worked so hard to earn their Houghton College degree. We celebrate their commitment May 9, as their college careers at Houghton come to fruition. Commencement info


 #Houghton500 Instagram Contest Winner

Hannah Henry '16 was the big winner of $500 in the Houghton Instagram Contest. View all the entries on Facebook


Congratulations to last month's trivia question winner, Gary Schouten, for answering the question correctly!

Question: Who was the first Houghton College president?

c. James S. Luckey (Many of you chose a. Willard J. Houghton. He was the founder of Houghton, not the first president).

This month's Trivia Question

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