Todd Retires after 42 Years

After celebrating his 42nd year of service to Hannibal-LaGrange University, Dr. Richard Todd, professor of physics, will be retiring this summer. “We’re grateful for the many years of excellent service that Dr. Todd gave to Hannibal-LaGrange University,” said Dr. Anthony Allen, HLGU President. “Dr. Todd has always been exemplary in the classroom and in his …

HLGU Celebrates 2018 Commencement

Beautiful weather reflected the bright spirits of 254 graduates as they walked across the stage in ceremonial regalia to shake the hand of Hannibal-LaGrange University President, Dr. Anthony Allen, and receive their diplomas on Saturday, May 5. The greatest joy I have as president is to see our students discover, develop, and demonstrate God’s purpose …

Music Department Spring Concert

Hannibal-LaGrange University invites the community to the free annual music department spring concert on Thursday, April 26, at 7pm in the Roland Fine Arts Center. Performances will be given by the HLGU Concert Choir directed by Lori Scott, and the Clarion Trumpet Choir and HLGU Symphonic Band conducted by John Francis. Several student conductors will …

HLGU News Team Covers Vice President Pence in Competition

Four Hannibal-LaGrange University students from the communication studies department traveled to Nashville, Tennessee on February 26 to attend the National Religious Broadcasters Convention. The NRB convention is a four-day event that connects thousands of Christian communicators including broadcasters, producers, writers, publishers, pastors, artists, and media consultants. The HLGU students attended breakout sessions and movie screenings …

HLGU Presents Highest Award to Bott Radio Network Founders

Hannibal-LaGrange University presented their highest honor, the Trojan Lifetime Christian Service Award to Dick and Sherley Bott and Rich Bott of Bott Radio Network on Wednesday, March 14, during a special chapel service. This is the first award of its kind that HLGU has given, and it carries with it great distinction. The Bible verse …

HLGU Plans Arbor Day Celebration

Hannibal-LaGrange University will hold an Arbor Day celebration on Friday, April 6, at 10 am in front of the Roland Library to plant two trees and celebrate being named a Tree Campus USA® institution for 2017, the fifth year in a row that HLGU has earned this designation. Tree Campus USA® is a national program …

Bergens to Retire, Receive Emeritus Titles

After a combined 60 years of full-time service to HLGU, Drs. Robert and Martha Bergen will be retiring at the end of summer 2018. Their retirement was announced to HLGU’s board of trustees on Friday, March, 16. At that time the board unanimously voted to grant the Bergens emeritus status. The title of emeritus is …

HLGU Board of Trustees Spring 2018 Meeting

Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Board of Trustees visited campus for their annual spring meeting Thursday and Friday, March 15 and 16. Highlights from the board meetings include the welcoming of six new board members, Ilda Kennon, Bobbie Crane, Bryan Gruber ’58, Leo Endel, Adam Mallette, and Michael Atherton ’02, approval of the 2018-2019 budget, the promotion of two deserving faculty …

Student Senate Returns to Campus

Students from all classes and social groups are joining together this semester to bring back the lost organization of Student Senate on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University. The group is led by President Kelvey Vander Hart, a senior who said she is excited about Student Senate because politics could be a career path for her. …

HLGU Trojan Wins AMC Mascot Championship

HLGU’s Theologian “Theo” the Trojan came out victorious in a mascot challenge sponsored by the American Midwest Conference. The competition bracket was single-elimination and pitted 13 mascots against each other to see who could earn the most Twitter votes. During his journey to the top, Theo defeated Eggbert, from Williams Baptist University, Scot, the 2017 …