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ECD Home Thriving Clergy The Gathering Ministerial Preparation Wesleyan Higher Education Thrive Financial Initiative Women in Ministry UNITED IN MISSION One of the constant strengths of The Wesleyan Church that contributes to optimism about our future is our...
​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...
Houghton students explore jobs in Washington

Houghton students explore jobs in Washington

Eleven Houghton College students recently travelled to Washington, DC, to network with professionals and learn about postgraduate employment opportunities. The trip, sponsored by a partnership between the Vocational Office and Career Advising (VOCA) and Alumni...
​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....
​Houghton again in nation’s top liberal arts colleges

​Houghton again in nation’s top liberal arts colleges

Houghton has been named a “Best National Liberal Arts College” in the U.S. News and World Report 2017 college ranking. This ranking considers freshman retention and graduation rates, average financial aid, alumni donations, and post-graduate performance as...
​Morris named Houghton vice president for finance

​Morris named Houghton vice president for finance

Houghton College is pleased to announce that Vincent Morris has assumed the role of vice president for finance, beginning on September 26, 2016. Mr. Morris joins the Houghton community from the Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., where he has served as...