HLGU PN PROGRAM CELEBRATES 54th ANNUAL CAPPING CEREMONY

Thirty-two practical nursing students were honored at a luncheon and capping service on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Fiddlestik’s Restaurant in Hannibal, MO. Although this represents the fifty-fourth capping ceremony for this practical nursing program, this is the fifth event since the program moved to Hannibal-LaGrange University in August 2012. The nursing program was formerly …

HLGU’S ROLAND LIBRARY RECEIVES LARGE DONATION

HLGU recently received the generous donation of a book collection from Mr. Nicolas Karakas of St. Louis, MO. Son to parents who immigrated to the United States from Greece, Mr. Karakas is a successful businessman and respected philanthropist. Being generous has been a part of Karakas’ life since an early age. In addition to giving …

HLGU RELEASES SPRING 2017 DEAN’S LIST

Hannibal-LaGrange University has released the names of students who qualified for the Academic Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, the student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying a minimum class load of 12 hours. Founded in 1858, Hannibal-LaGrange University is a four-year, …

HLGU EDUCATION PROGRAM RECEIVES HIGHEST RATING IN STATE

Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Elementary Education Program is ranked in the highest tier for teacher preparation by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The Missouri Education Preparation Annual Performance Report (APR) said that performance of the candidates in the program exceeds expectations, giving HLGU a Tier 1 rating. “I am very proud of the teacher …

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, …

HLGU Begins New School Year

by Rebecca Sneed If you passed by the gates of Hannibal-LaGrange University on Thursday, August 25, most likely you witnessed the arrival of new students to campus. As those anxious new students and sentimental parents drove onto campus, they were greeted by HLGU President Dr. Anthony Allen, and his wife, Stacy. From there, the new …

HLGU Receives Riedel Grant for Reading Research

by Rebecca Sneed HLGU received a grant from the Riedel Foundation for phase three of a reading research program called Dig into Reading. This program, led by Dr. Julie Jackson Albee, a professor of education at HLGU, provides summer reading materials to struggling first, second, and third grade students in all five Hannibal elementary schools. …

HLGU Celebrates 53rd Practical Nursing Pinning

The fourth annual pinning and graduation ceremony honoring the students of the Hannibal-Lagrange University Practical Nursing Program was held on August 11, 2016 at the Roland Fine Arts Center on the University campus. A class of 26 students received their pins after a 52 week course of study in the program. The HLGU PN Program …