Cindy Austin

Transfer Admission Counselor

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Regions Covered

  • Transfer Students
  • All new students in January
  • Part-time students, post-graduate students, returning students, consortium visitors

Hometown: This is a tricky question!  We have lived in Rochester and Long Lake, NY, Indiana, Washington, Germany, and the Czech Republic.  And now we are happily settled back in Houghton!

Educational background: BS in Therapeutic Recreation and Christian Education (Houghton, 1982) and Language Schools in Germany and Czech. I have also homeschooled 5 of our children, which has given me a love of history and literature that being in public school never did!

Interesting fact about me: I rode an Indian elephant in Kathmandu, while visiting my son!

Why I chose Houghton: My two best friends and I decided in 4th grade that we would go to Houghton together, based on some amazing camp counselors that were Houghton students at the time!  I also knew Houghton would prepare me well for serving God in the US and overseas.

Favorite Houghton Memory: I met my future husband my second day on campus!

Along with Houghton, I love: My Savior, my husband Kevin, our six kids plus the three daughters our sons chose for us, traveling, and keeping in touch with friends from all over the world on Facebook.

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