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Houghton Reads Book Announced

Houghton Reads Book Announced

“Why aren’t Christians known as cultivators—people who tend and nourish what is best in human culture?” asks author Andy Crouch. “Why aren’t we known as creators—people who make the world more welcoming and thrilling and beautiful?” Houghton students, faculty, staff and community members will be talking about this question in classrooms and over coffee this fall as part of the Houghton Reads program.
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Houghton Ranked Top 20 in Nation for One Day Giving Campaigns

Houghton College has received the honor of inclusion in This Year’s Top 20 Advancement Giving Days and joining the company of top ranked institutions such as Columbia, Purdue and Colgate University. Houghton was touted by EverTrue as one of the top 20 colleges across the nation to successfully host an innovative 24 hour fundraising campaign in 2013 and 2014. Houghton’s campaign resulted in more than $740,000 from more than 1,300 donors in a single day.
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President Mullen's Commentary: Higher Education - When Relevance is Not Enough

President Mullen's Commentary: Higher Education - When Relevance is Not Enough

This is President Mullen's second commentary in a series of three that was written to address the current state of higher education
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President Mullen's Commentary: Higher Education on Trial

President Mullen's Commentary: Higher Education on Trial

Recently, Houghton College president, Shirley Mullen wrote a commentary on the state of higher education that was featured in University Business.
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Luebke Hired as New Choral Director

Luebke Hired as New Choral Director

Houghton College welcomes Dr. Adam Luebke as the new associate professor and director of choral activities at the Greatbatch School of Music. Dr. Luebke will conduct the Houghton College Choir and oversee the graduate program in choral conducting.
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Houghton Ranked in the Top 50 Christian Colleges in the U.S.

Houghton Ranked in the Top 50 Christian Colleges in the U.S.

Houghton College has been ranked number 38 among the best U.S. Christian universities and colleges by Christian Universities Online.
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Pool Hired to Head New VOCA Office

Houghton College welcomes Kimberly J. Pool to the position of director for the new Vocational Opportunities and Career Advising Office (VOCA). VOCA will focus on increasing student awareness of vocation, expanding and coordinating internship opportunities, and strengthening the approach to career readiness and transition to the workplace.
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Fiske Review Gives Houghton Highest Rating for Quality of Life

Fiske Review Gives Houghton Highest Rating for Quality of Life

For the second year in a row, Houghton College has received the highest ranking, four out of four stars, for quality of life from the prestigious publication the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2015.