HLGU Offers New I-Term Over Christmas Break

HLGU students can now register for classes in a new Intersession Term, or I-term, with course dates running from December 11 to January 7. All I-term classes are online and are being offered at a reduced tuition rate of $199 per credit hour, which is more than half off the normal online rate. Additional charges …

Join us for Booster Banquet with my coach, Steve Spurrier

10/27/17 I’m excited for Coach Spurrier to speak at the Booster Banquet because he’s a personal friend and because of the impact he’s had on my life. One of the things I saw over the years was his commitment to investing spiritually in the young guys. He’s one of the greatest coaches to ever coach …

HLGU Offers Self-Defense to Faculty, Staff, Students

In support of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the HLGU Athletic Department is offering a free self-defense seminar on Tuesday, October 31, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the Mabee Sports Complex. Demonstrations for the event will be led by Professor Beau Viehmann, head instructor at Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, with assistance from Charles …

MILO Firearms Training for HLGU Criminal Justice Students

Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Criminal Justice program is sponsoring a MILO (Multiple Interactive Learning/Training Objectives) firearms training simulator on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 1 pm in Room 157 of the Carroll Science Center. The simulator allows law enforcement officers to prepare for different life-like scenarios without the real-life consequences as they experience simulated traffic stops, active …

HLGU Board of Trustees Fall 2017 Meeting

Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Board of Trustees visited campus for their annual fall meeting Thursday and Friday, October 19 and 20. One of the highlights of the two-day meeting was a special dedication of the newly remodeled L.A. Foster Student Center and Kleckner Hall. Renovations for the two buildings were approved during the spring 2017 trustees meeting …

HLGU Students Serve Harvey Victims

Five HLGU students and two employees used their fall break to provide disaster relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey. The team partnered with Heritage Park Baptist Church (HPBC) to serve the community of Webster, TX, a suburb of Houston. They spent Friday, October 13 through Monday, October 16 tearing out drywall, installing drywall, cleaning up, …

Rebecca Purba’s Internship at the UN Global Compact

“I honestly believe the fact that I got this internship is pure Jesus,” said Rebecca Purba ’16, a media and communications intern at the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, located in New York City. She says that without any intention to belittle herself, she is the least experienced intern there, where …

Nathan Rose’s Acton Institute Internship

Nathan Rose, a senior business administration major, was thrilled to have an opportunity to participate in the internship program at the Acton Institute for eight weeks this past summer. The Acton Institute is a think-tank organization whose mission is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.” …

Composing Praise

It all started with whistling. Thad Fiscella ’05, can’t remember a time when he couldn’t whistle. His parents say it’s something he picked up at the age of two or three. “Through my early childhood, I can remember whistling tunes in my head all the time, and when people would ask me to whistle, I …

From HLG to Havana …A 1959 bike trip to Castro’s Revolutionary Cuba

At 5 AM on June 30, 1959, I rode down the HLG driveway to meet my friend since the 5th grade, Bob Miller. We were headed to Cuba by bicycle. It was one of those warm, hazy summer mornings, and I’m sure my parents watched me until I disappeared. It would be 63 days before …