HLGU Receives Military Friendly® Award

Hannibal-LaGrange University announced today that it has earned the 2018-19 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® School is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members …

HLGU PBL Students Achieve Highest Honors in State Competition

Hannibal-LaGrange University students from the business department competed at a state-wide leadership conference and received the competition’s highest honors. The four students, members of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), the college-level of Future Business Leaders of America, attended the 2018 PBL State Leadership Conference and earned several top-level rankings, beating out competitors from larger schools such …

55th Capping Ceremony for HLGU PN Students

Thirty-three practical nursing students were honored at a luncheon and capping service on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Fiddlestik’s Restaurant in Hannibal, MO. Although this represents the fifty-fifth capping ceremony for this practical nursing program, this is the sixth event since the program moved to Hannibal-LaGrange University in August 2012. The nursing program was formerly …

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 …