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President Mullen Issues State of the College Address

President Mullen Issues State of the College Address

On Wednesday, August 26, Houghton College President Shirley Mullen issued the annual State of the College speech to the college’s faculty and staff in which she announced multiple new projects and initiatives in addition to celebrating current projects and goals.
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Houghton Students Spend Summer Teaching English to K–12 Refugee Students

Houghton Students Spend Summer Teaching English to K–12 Refugee Students

Buffalo has experienced a cultural revitalization over the past decade with an insurgence of refugees. Many—if not most—come from war-torn developing countries in the hopes of a safer life and to pursue the American dream for themselves and their children.
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Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

In recent decades, both missionaries and those simply traveling with the ambition to serve others in foreign countries have made a discovery… the old views and methods of cultural assimilation have actually created an environment of dependence and cyclical poverty amongst other cultures and nations.
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Fight or Flight

Fight or Flight

There comes a time in our lives when we must choose either fight or flight. And sometimes, you must make this decision, not only for yourself, but for those you love. This is exactly what Houghton graduate Agnes Starr ’06 did.
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The Art of Business, The Business of Art

The Art of Business, The Business of Art

Houghton College distinguishes itself as a college that builds the foundation of its education on an experiential “hands-on” educational philosophy. With almost half of the college’s students studying off campus at some point throughout their college career, Houghton students get an opportunity, not only to learn material, but also to experience it firsthand.
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Houghton Ranked as a Top College

Houghton Ranked as a Top College

Major college ranking publications including Money, 2016 Fiske Guide to Colleges, and Buffalo Business First have all honored Houghton in their lists of top colleges and universities.
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Science Honors Students Get Real World Hands on Experience

Science Honors Students Get Real World Hands on Experience

There is an old saying, “Information without application is an abomination.” When Houghton College associate professor of physics Brandon Hoffman taught a course on Global Climate Change to his Science Honors students, he did not just give them information; he had them design, construct and launch automated prototype submarines to gather real data for global climate change research.
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Alumnus Receives American Heart Association’s Highest Staff Leadership Award

Alumnus Receives American Heart Association’s Highest Staff Leadership Award

The American Heart Association has chosen Houghton College alumnus, Bill Repke ’89, to receive the Earl B. Beagle Award for staff excellence. Repke is the Heart Association’s Midwest Affiliate senior vice president of Youth Market. He currently lives in Wheaton, Ill.
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