HLGU’s 2022 Day of Giving a Resounding Success

HLGU’s second annual Day of Giving was a huge success for the University. HLGU staff set a goal for the 2022 Day of Giving to raise 250 total gifts over the 24-hour period between noon on Thursday, April 21, and noon on Friday, April 22. This goal was easily met with a total of 392 …

Scarlet and Blue Auction is just two weeks away

Hannibal-LaGrange University will hold the Scarlet and Blue Auction on Friday, May 20, in the Roland Fine Arts Center. Doors for the event will open at 5:30 pm when a silent auction will begin. At 7 pm, the silent auction will end and the live auction will begin. Heavy appetizers will be served throughout the …

HLGU Announces Financial Updates; Will Open for 2022-23 School Year

In the 54 days since Hannibal-LaGrange University declared a state of fiscal exigency, the University has experienced incredible financial growth and will remain open for the fall 2022 semester. Just eight weeks since fiscal exigency measures were enacted, gifts from local churches and individuals total over $1,000,000, including a record $227,815 from HLGU’s 2022 Day …

MBC Churches Rally to HLGU

As news of Hannibal-LaGrange University’s financial challenges has spread across Missouri, Baptist churches from across the state are rallying to help. Desiring to sustain HLGU’s mission of Christian higher education for generations to come, these churches are meeting to discuss how they can best support the school. On Sunday, March 27, 2022 Immanuel Baptist Church …

HLGU to hold Scarlet and Blue Auction

Hannibal-LaGrange University will hold the Scarlet and Blue Auction on Friday, May 20, in the Roland Fine Arts Center. Doors for the event will open at 5:30 pm when a silent auction will begin. At 7 pm, the silent auction will end and the live auction will begin. Heavy appetizers will be served. Admission for …

2022 HLGU Phonathon Approaches

HLGU alumni and friends will soon be receiving phone calls from current HLGU students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends. The 2022 HLGU Phonathon will be taking place on select nights between April 11 and April 21 from the institutional advancement office on the 4th floor of the Burt Administration building. Calling will take place between …

A letter from Transitional President Rodney A. Harrison

The world does not have enough universities fully committed to unapologetic Christian education. As a result, we are devoted to doing whatever it takes to ensure the long-term sustainability of Hannibal-LaGrange University. We are viable. With the full support of our board of trustees and the Higher Learning Commission accreditors, our plan moving forward is …

MBC and HLGU trustees meet and pray for Hannibal-LaGrange University

Last week, Hannibal-LaGrange University students joined with faculty, staff, administrators, community members, local church pastors, and leaders from the Missouri Baptist Convention in a time of solemn assembly. Dr. John Yeats, executive director of the Missouri Baptist Convention stated, “The dire financial and institutional situation at Hannibal-LaGrange University is too big for humanistic responses, so …

HLGU to hold Arbor Day celebration honoring Delores Lorene Scarff

Hannibal-LaGrange University will hold an Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 1, at 3 p.m. in the Roland Fine Arts Center on HLGU’s campus. Come celebrate Arbor Day with HLGU as we honor Delores Lorene Scarff by planting a tree on campus. There will be a reception following the celebration in the Roland Fine Arts …

Transitional President Harrison plans meetings and calls for solemn assembly

With the appointment of Transitional President Rodney Harrison, the HLGU trustees and administration are meeting with faculty, staff, and students to share updates regarding current financial and institutional challenges and to provide a clear plan for strength for the future. Following these meetings, on Thursday March 10, 2022, Harrison and school leadership are convening a …