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Houghton Named a 2015 Best Value College by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Houghton College has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of 100 best values in liberal arts colleges for 2015. The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding academics with affordable cost.
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Houghton Graduates 46

Houghton Graduates 46

On Wednesday, December 10, Houghton College celebrated the mid-year graduation of 46 students at a special dessert reception alongside fellow students, professors, staff, family and friends. Among those in attendance and presenting remarks were President Shirley Mullen; Dr. Linda Mills Woolsey, dean of the college and vice president of academic affairs; and Dan Noyes, executive director of alumni relations.
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Houghton is Leading the Way with Data Science

Houghton is Leading the Way with Data Science

Houghton College is leading the way among liberal arts institutions by offering data science classes and internships within its course selections. These new and innovative opportunities in data science open up employment possibilities for current and future students immediately after graduation in the high-demand field of data science.
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Houghton Students Conduct Groundbreaking Research in East Africa to Assess Poaching, Household Economies, and Reduce Human-Wildlife Conflict

Houghton Students Conduct Groundbreaking Research in East Africa to Assess Poaching, Household Economies, and Reduce Human-Wildlife Conflict

During the spring 2014 semester, 14 Houghton students (and others from Wheaton and Westmont colleges) conducted research in villages outside Ruaha National Park in Tanzania to gain insight on the continual conflict between the national park and the locals who illegally hunt big game. This research was part of the annual Houghton in Tanzania semester led by Dr. Eli Knapp, assistant professor of intercultural studies, biology and earth science at Houghton.
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McCloy '16 Receives $4,500 Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

McCloy '16 Receives $4,500 Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Sarah McCloy ‘16, a junior, double majoring in international development and theology with minors in education and missions at Houghton College, is one of 800 American undergraduate students from 356 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study or intern abroad during the spring 2015 academic term. McCloy will study in Rwanda for the spring 2015 semester.
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Turkey Drive Raises over $1500

Turkey Drive Raises over $1500

Houghton College’s 14th annual Turkey Drive has achieved raising $1600 and directing 100 percent of proceeds to purchasing and distributing turkeys to 90 neighboring families in Allegany County.
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Houghton Ranks as a Top Christian College With Lowest Debt Burden

Houghton Ranks as a Top Christian College With Lowest Debt Burden

Teaming with U.S. News & World Report, Christian Universities Online (CUO) named Houghton College in the top 30 percent of institutions that excel in keeping the debt burden of their graduates as low as possible.
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Houghton Presents: Christmas Prism,

Houghton Presents: Christmas Prism, "Glory to the New Born King"

The Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College is honored to present the eighth annual Christmas Prism concert, “Glory to the Newborn King!” The concert will take place December 5, 6 and 7, with one-night performances in Rochester, Houghton and Hamburg, New York, respectively. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, and $5 for children (ages 12 and under) and senior citizens (ages 65 and older).