Merry Christmas!

12/19/17 As we near the Christmas season, it’s hard to believe that we are approaching the end of another year. Reflecting on the events of 2017, I can’t help but be thankful to the Lord for giving HLGU such caring and involved friends and alumni. Through your prayers and generous support we are investing in …

Year-End Giving!

12/8/17 Hannibal-LaGrange University has experienced many decades of educational success because of God’s goodness and support from friends like you. In choosing to support Hannibal-LaGrange University, you have joined hands with thousands who, through more than 150 years, have helped provide quality education in a distinctively Christian atmosphere.  Thanks so much for investing in the …

Join me on November 30!

11/28/17 Does Christmas music lift your spirit and remind you that Jesus is the reason for the season?  If it does, then I want to personally invite you to Hannibal-LaGrange University’s free annual music department Christmas concert on Thursday, November 30, at 7 pm in the Roland Fine Arts Center. Performances will be given by …

HLGU Faculty are World Class

11/13/17 HLGU is blessed with faculty who are knowledgeable in their field, love our students, and are committed to Jesus Christ. Hannibal-LaGrange University is a vibrant Christian institution sustained by a community of scholars that are deeply committed to academic excellence that is rooted in both faith and learning. It is an honor to serve …

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 BEGINS NEW SCHOOL YEAR

If you passed by the gates of Hannibal-LaGrange University on Thursday, August 17, 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 students were led …

Serving Together: Relationship between Board of Trustees and President

Recently, the board of trustees met on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University for their bi-annual full board meeting. It was a particularly eventful time punctuated with some important highlights: faculty/staff picnic, dedication of renovated dorm space, and approval of budget and capital campaign. Many university boards meet and leave without much fanfare, except for an …

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 …