World’s Largest One-Day Leadership Conference to be Simulcast at HLGU on May 6

Click here to view a promotional video! Leadercast is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world on May 6, 2016. This year marks the 16th year of the annual leadership conference and the third year that Hannibal-LaGrange University and Hannibal Regional Healthcare Systems …

HLGU Freshmen Serve the Community

by Rebecca Sneed One of Hannibal-LaGrange University’s core values is to be service oriented. Each semester, the University’s first-time freshman students embark on demonstrating that value and the school’s motto, “Knowledge for Service,” by completing a class-led service project. Since February 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, freshman seminar students plan to launch …

HLGU Hosts African American History Exhibit

by Rebecca Sneed In celebration of Black History Month, HLGU’s Roland Library is proud to have on display various pictures and artifacts regarding African American history. The display, with items on loan from Jim’s Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center, will be open for the month of February. Included in the display are the clergy …

HLGU February Art Exhibit Features Eric Brown

by Rebecca Sneed Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Art Department is presenting an opening reception for guest artist Eric Brown on Friday, February 5, at 6 pm in the Hagerman Art Gallery of the Roland Fine Arts Center. The gallery will remain on display for the month of February. A self-taught artist, Eric traces his love for art …

HLGU Wrestling to Host First Annual Conference Championship

by Jason Farr Hannibal-LaGrange University is honored to announce it has been chosen to host the first ever American Midwest Conference Wrestling Tournament. This new event will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, in the Mabee Sports Complex. Admission for the event will be $8 for an adult all-day pass and $5 for children/students. …

Annual MLK Unity Celebration to be held at HLGU

by Carolyn Carpenter More than four decades after his death, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s commitment to social justice and change remains relevant. The public is invited to attend a celebration of his principles by participating in the annual commemoration of his life and work. The celebration event will be held on Sunday, …

Phi Beta Lambda Students Benefit from United Way

by Bethany Avery, Public Relations Student Assistant HLGU student-led club Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) has teamed together with The United Way to establish a stronger social media presence for the nonprofit organization. PBL is the collegiate branch of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Typically, HLGU students in this club benefit from opportunities to volunteer …

HLGU Plans a Cross-Generational Women’s Event

by Rebecca Sneed Hannibal-LaGrange University will host a weekend ladies conference for all ages with a concentrated focus of ministering to high school students on Friday, February 12, from 5:30 to 9:30 pm, and on Saturday, February 13, from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Titled “Outlove 2016” the conference is centered on the idea that …

HLGU Students Participate in Annual Community Service Project

by Allison Poynter The Hannibal-LaGrange University Freshman Seminar classes joined forces with HLGU’s GateKeepers this year for their annual community service project. This year students hosted a Winter Wonderland where children of the GateKeepers and their families were entertained, made crafts, enjoyed holiday food, and played games for prizes. The Winter Wonderland was held Thursday, …

Trojan Trek a Success

Click here to view results! The 2015 HLGU Trojan Trek, held on Saturday, November 7, was once again a success. The 90 participants enjoyed the beautiful running weather as they trekked through the HLGU campus, residential streets, and a beautiful nature trail. Runners came from surrounding communities across the tri-state area. The Trojan Trek 5k …