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Join Us in Celebrating the Memory of

Join Us in Celebrating the Memory of "Big Al"

On behalf of Houghton College, we are all very sad to hear the news of the passing of “Big” Al Rehn. Our collective thoughts and prayers go out to Al’s family and friends.
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Music Professors Receive National Recognition

Two Houghton College music faculty members have received national recognition in vocal performance and conducting.
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Houghton Hosts Faith & Justice Symposium - War, Conflict and Violence: Stories of Hope

The fourth annual Faith and Justice Symposium, sponsored by both Houghton College and the Center for Faith, Justice and Global Engagement, will host a three-day symposium entitled War/Conflict/Violence: Stories of Hope, which will begin Wednesday, September 24 and continue through Saturday, September 26 at Houghton College. The event features guest speakers Reverend Celestin Musekura, president and CEO of African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (ALARM) and Molly Little, office of humanitarian affairs with the United Nations. All events are free and open to the public.
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Houghton Ranked Among Top 3 Percent of Colleges & Universities Nationwide by Esteemed Publications

Houghton College has again earned top spots in recent college rankings released by USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.
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Houghton Alumnus, Brian Haynes '80, Named Lawyer of the Year

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC has announced that Brian K. Haynes, a member in the firm's Syracuse office, has been named the 2015 Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" in Syracuse for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law. Only a single lawyer in any practice area in any single city is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year."
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Houghton Hosts CLEW

Houghton Hosts CLEW

Houghton College celebrates Christian Life Emphasis Week (CLEW) featuring guest speaker Dr. Marvin McMickle. CLEW will take place Sunday, September 7, through Wednesday, September 10, and will feature multiple lectures. All events are open to the public and free of charge.
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Internationally Renowned Contemporary Artist, Willie Cole, to Hold Exhibit & Lecture at Houghton College

Internationally Renowned Contemporary Artist, Willie Cole, to Hold Exhibit & Lecture at Houghton College

Houghton College’s Ortlip Gallery is honored to host an exhibit and lecture by internationally renowned contemporary artist Willie Cole. This high profile exhibit will be displayed from August 24 until October 15, with a reception featuring special guests, artist Willie Cole and curator Paterson Sims, on Friday, September 12, at 7 p.m. in the center for the arts atrium and an artist lecture with Cole on Saturday, September 13 at 11:30 a.m. in the Center for the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Both events are free and open to the public.
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Houghton Achieves a 10 Percent New Student Increase Over Last Year and Sets Sights on the Future

Houghton Achieves a 10 Percent New Student Increase Over Last Year and Sets Sights on the Future

Contrary to current trends in higher education, Houghton’s incoming class is 10 percent higher than last year. This increase confirms Houghton’s ongoing commitment to the relevance of a Christian liberal arts degree for long term success in the global and ever-changing job market of the 21st century.