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Houghton College Online adds psychology concentrations

Houghton College Online adds psychology concentrations

Beginning in January 2018, students in Houghton College’s online psychology program will have three new academic tracks to choose from. The professional concentrations–clinical/counseling, social/developmental, and neuroscience–will offer students the opportunity to...
Houghton College introduces The Houghton Promise

Houghton College introduces The Houghton Promise

New students headed to Houghton College will soon benefit from The Houghton Promise, the college’s commitment to affordability, experiential learning and preparing students for lives of global impact. The Houghton Promise is a pledge to incoming students, an assurance...
Houghton College opens Utica extension site

Houghton College opens Utica extension site

Houghton College Utica (New York) is a non-residential cohort program offering courses leading to an Associate of Arts degree. It is aimed at students with barriers to higher education – particularly resettled refugees, immigrants and other new Americans. The...
Houghton College President Named a Power 100 Woman

Houghton College President Named a Power 100 Woman

Dr. Shirley A. Mullen, president of Houghton College, has been named one of Western New York’s 100 most powerful women. The annual listing, published by Buffalo Business First, highlights 100 female leaders who are fostering change in their communities and Western New...
Forbes Magazine Recognizes Houghton as a 2017 Top College

Forbes Magazine Recognizes Houghton as a 2017 Top College

Houghton College was recently ranked as one of Forbes Magazine’s 650 Top Colleges for 2017. Houghton was included on the liberal arts universities list, was among the 394 private colleges and ranked as one of the top 195 institutions in the Northeast. The college was...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU host families serve important role Some residents in Bartlesville,...
​Houghton named a best online Christian university

​Houghton named a best online Christian university

Houghton College’s online degree programs were lauded recently by Christian Universities Online (CUO), which included the college in its list of Top 25 Online Christian Colleges and Universities. A variety of existing majors, pre-professional and graduate-level...
​Future educators from Houghton College experience urban America

​Future educators from Houghton College experience urban America

Thirty-nine education majors and minors recently left rural Houghton College and entered Buffalo, N.Y., schools for a two-week urban education experience. Students had the opportunity to observe and engage in a more diverse classroom setting; discuss culture, poverty,...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. SWU basketball coach announces retirement Charles Wimphrie, head coach of the...
​Houghton College raises $800,000+ in giving challenge

​Houghton College raises $800,000+ in giving challenge

More than 1,550 donors united to support Houghton College’s One Day Giving Challenge on April 28 by giving more than $800,000 to support student scholarships, capital projects, and more. “This is a great day of celebration,” said Houghton College...
Houghton’s Oakerson receives high honor

Houghton’s Oakerson receives high honor

Houghton College recently awarded one of its most prestigious honors, the Excellence in Teaching Award, to Dr. Ron Oakerson, professor of political science at the college. Oakerson joined the Houghton community in 1992 and has played a pivotal role in the political...
​Houghton alum sees beauty in the broken

​Houghton alum sees beauty in the broken

Artisans gather at a workshop in Utica’s Oneida Square in New York, adhesives in hand as they meticulously craft masses of plaster and glass into beautiful pieces of eclectic mosaic art. This is a place of second chances, where creativity flows and ideas run...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU to offer new programs Oklahoma Wesleyan University will launch the...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Pastor Anthony Smith assists teen who was shot Pastor Anthony Smith of...
​Houghton ranked in top 50 mission-minded colleges

​Houghton ranked in top 50 mission-minded colleges

Houghton College was recently included as one of 50 schools on the Top Mission Minded Colleges and Universities ranking, as compiled by Christian Universities Online (CUO). CUO used the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities’ (CCCU) publicly available...
​Houghton equestrian facility top 20 nationally

​Houghton equestrian facility top 20 nationally

Houghton College’s equestrian center has been named one of the “20 Most Amazing College Equestrian Centers” by Best Value Schools, alongside major universities such as Michigan State, Penn State, Stanford, and Kentucky. To be considered in this list,...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. IWU launches new international relations and security degree A new...
​Houghton College amongst nation’s best in college value

​Houghton College amongst nation’s best in college value

Houghton College has been recognized as one of the nation’s 300 Best College Values by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. Ranked 86th among liberal arts colleges and 215th among both private and public institutions, Houghton’s inclusion in this...
​Wesleyans in the news – 9 great stories

​Wesleyans in the news – 9 great stories

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. Students donate 100,000+ meals to Haiti The entire student body at Wesleyan Christian...
Houghton College hosts national championship

Houghton College hosts national championship

Houghton College hosted the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCAA) championship for track and field on February 17 and 18. The two-day event began on Friday afternoon and extended through Saturday evening. This was Houghton’s first hosting of...
Houghton runner finishes seven marathons in a week

Houghton runner finishes seven marathons in a week

Imagine it. Seven marathons in seven days on seven continents, including Antarctica. At age 66. He’s a man who defies convention, striving to accomplish what no one has done. Glen Avery, informally known as Houghton College’s marathon man and a 1972...
​Houghton College generates $92 million for regional economy

​Houghton College generates $92 million for regional economy

A recent economic impact study by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) indicates that Houghton College generated an estimated $92,100,000 in regional economic stimulus for the 2015. The research, conducted by Ken Gardner of the Center for...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU...