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Wesleyan Higher Education: plan a visit today

Wesleyan Higher Education: plan a visit today

Summer vacations have come to an end and high school students all over the country are back to their regular activities. One activity that is often overlooked is scheduling a time to go on a campus visit at colleges. A campus visit is one of the best ways to sense...
Wesleyans in the news: September 27

Wesleyans in the news: September 27

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. North Carolina church to open coffee shop United City in Greensboro, North...
Wesleyans in the news: September 13

Wesleyans in the news: September 13

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. Indiana church’s partnership is helping change community The partnership...
Fiske Guide names Houghton a top 10 private college

Fiske Guide names Houghton a top 10 private college

Houghton College was recently named a top 10 private higher education institution by Fiske Guide to Colleges, one of its 20 Best Buy Colleges and Universities of 2019. The inclusion recognizes Houghton’s outstanding academic quality in relation to the net cost of...
Advancing Wesleyan Education through WE5

Advancing Wesleyan Education through WE5

Education and Clergy Development is advancing Christian higher education through a new initiative called WE5 that celebrates the combined strength and ongoing impact of the five colleges and universities of The Wesleyan Church: Houghton College, Indiana Wesleyan...
Students spend summers communicating Christ

Students spend summers communicating Christ

Many Houghton College, Indiana Wesleyan University, Kingswood University, Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Southern Wesleyan University students spend their summers telling others about Jesus. Following are stories of the many ways these students are a transforming...
Wesleyans in the news: June 14

Wesleyans in the news: June 14

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. Houghton baseball player drafted by Atlanta Braves Victor Cavalieri, a recent...
Wesleyans in the news: May 17

Wesleyans in the news: May 17

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. Women’s recovery home to open in Indiana Teresa Ruble, who attends Lifeline...
Houghton College founded through faithful prayers

Houghton College founded through faithful prayers

The first class of students walked through Houghton College’s doors in September 1884, just months after the school’s charter was signed on April 21,1883. Then called Houghton Seminary, the founder, Willard J. Houghton, never dreamed the institution would become a...
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. Construction on riding arena underway at Houghton Construction has begun on...
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...