HLGU Hosts African American History Exhibit

In celebration of Black History Month, HLGU’s Roland Library is proud to have on display various pictures and artifacts regarding African American history. The display, with items on loan from Jim’s Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center, will be open for the month of February. The theme this year is “African American History is American History.”   …

HLGU Softball Team Plans Winter Camp for Girls Grades K-12

Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Trojan softball team will be holding a softball camp on Saturday, February 11, in the HLGU Mabee Sports Complex. HLGU coaches and players will lead this camp that is being held for girls in grades K-12. The camp will feature two sessions. The first session, from 9 am to 11 am, will be …

Educational Leadership Essentials: Encouragement

Creating a culture of encouragement is vital to any organization.  A culture of encouragement intentionally adds value to people while also expecting excellence in all things. I have discovered over the years that there is no such thing as accidental achievement. Everything worth having, or that is accomplished, is costly and requires great effort.  As …

Spring 2017 Experience HLGU Days

by Carolyn Carpenter   Research shows that a vital part of deciding which school to attend is based on a campus visit. When you walk the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University, you’ll find a home away from home. Situated on 110 acres of scenic hills and woods on the bluffs above the Mississippi River, the campus …

HLGU Combats Nationwide Teacher Shortage with Certification Program

by Rebecca Sneed Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Master of Science in Education (MSE) degree offers a teaching certification program that can be completed online in two years or less. Despite a nationwide teacher shortage, “Our program is really helping local schools get certified teachers.” said Dr. Jill Arnold, director of graduate and online programs. “The online MSE …

HLGU Releases Fall 2016 Dean’s List

HLGU is proud to release the fall 2016 Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, the student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while taking 12 credit hours of classes.   First Name Last Name Home City Home State/Country Sarah Abrahamson Cedar Hill MO Silas Acuff Columbia MO Jill Alexander …

ADVANCE Program Spring 2017 Orientations

Hannibal-LaGrange University’s ADVANCE Program has announced spring 2017cohort orientation dates. In Hannibal, orientations will be held at 6 pm in the Burt Administration Building at Hannibal-LaGrange University. Social work orientation will be on Wednesday, January 26 in room 202, with classes beginning on February 23. Criminal justice and business management orientations will be on Tuesday, …

Weather-Related Cancellations

  In light of the impending inclement weather issued by the National Weather Service for this weekend, the HLGU Executive Cabinet met this morning to determine our plan of action to ensure the needs and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and campus.     HLGU has made the following decisions: All classes, scheduled events, …

100-Year-Old Artist Featured at HLGU Gallery

by Rebecca Sneed Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Art Department is pleased to announce an exhibit by Len Moss, a local, 100-year-old artist and WWII veteran. The exhibit will run January 10, through February 2, with a special opening reception on Friday, January 27, at 6 pm. Born on December 13, 1916, Moss’ colorful life is reflected in …