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Renewable Energy Forerunner Houghton College Installs New York’s Largest College Solar Array

Renewable Energy Forerunner Houghton College Installs New York’s Largest College Solar Array

Houghton College today announces the completion of its 2.5 megawatt on-site solar energy installation, which is currently the largest on a college campus in New York State. The array will provide enough energy to meet more than half of the school’s electricity needs, significantly reduce its energy costs and have a long-lasting positive environmental impact.
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Houghton College Ranked as a Top Affordable Elite College

Houghton College Ranked as a Top Affordable Elite College

Houghton College has been named one of Washington Monthly’s top 100 Affordable Elite Colleges and Universities and a Best Bang for the Buck Liberal Arts College in the 2014 rankings.
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Dr. Peter Meilaender named the spring 2015 Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Christian Thought (CCT) at Biola University

Dr. Peter Meilaender named the spring 2015 Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Christian Thought (CCT) at Biola University

Houghton College professor Dr. Peter Meilaender was recently named the spring 2015 Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Christian Thought (CCT) at Biola University.
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Houghton's April Fools Hoax Garners National Attention

Houghton's April Fools Hoax Garners National Attention

Houghton College’s April Fools announcement that $84 million was raised to build a bio-dome over the campus created quite a media buzz. The colleges PR department released the fabricated news story one day early with the hopes of possibly getting some media outlets to play along. The strategy proved to be a success as many news outlets including radio and TV stations ran with the article as a legitimate news story. Within a couple hours of the release, however, the media was on to the day-early hoax and reposted the story with “April Fools” headlines.
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Houghton College to Become First College in Nation to  Construct $84 Million Bio-dome over Main Campus
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Dole® to Take Advantage of Houghton College’s New $84 Million Bio-Dome

Dole® to Take Advantage of Houghton College’s New $84 Million Bio-Dome

As part of the new START-UP NY program, Dole® will be taking advantage of year-round tropical climates in the bio-dome that will be constructed over the Houghton College campus by planting pineapple farms around the campus.
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Squirrels Armed with Acorns Attack Houghton College Students

Squirrels Armed with Acorns Attack Houghton College Students

In response to a recent announcement that Houghton College will be building an $84 million semi-tropical bio-dome over the main campus, squirrels from the town and the surrounding area attacked college students by pummeling them with acorns as the students walked out of today’s chapel service.
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Houghton Physics Students to Run Experiments at Nuclear Reactor Facility

Houghton Physics Students to Run Experiments at Nuclear Reactor Facility

In the coming month, Houghton College physics students and professor of physics Dr. Mark Yuly will have a unique opportunity for hands-on experience while visiting the Nuclear Reactor and Radiation Facilities at the University of Maryland.
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