University News

Unprecedented DRIVE-THRU Commencement

Celebrating our Spring 2021 Grads, COVID style

Posted: May 15, 2021

Due to the continued regulations surrounding COVID-19, in lieu of a traditional Commencement ceremony, Hope International University's Student Government Association (SGA) coordinated a special "Senior Appreciation Drive Thru" to celebrate HIU's Class of

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Honoring Outstanding Academic Achievement

Spring 2021 Graduates

Posted: May 14, 2021

In the face of a global pandemic and quarantine conditions, our Spring 2021 grads exhibited tremendous resiliency and perseverance, completing their degree program, and achieving notable academic honors.

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2020-21 Servant-Leader Awardees Announced

2021 Recipients of the Medford Jones Servant-Leader Award

Posted: May 13, 2021

Katelyn Shields (Undergrad On Campus), Manuel Martinez (Undergrad Online), and Jacob Kavanaugh (Graduate) were selected to receive this high honor.

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Spring 2021 Sigma Beta Delta Inductees Announced

New Members Join Honor Society via Virtual Ceremony

Posted: May 10, 2021

The HIU College of Business & Management proudly announces the induction of twenty-two new members into our chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta (SBD) International Honors Society.

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Dr. Fay Ellwood Honored for Faculty Excellence

Announced During 2021 Honors Convocation (online)

Posted: May 7, 2021

During HIU's annual Honors Convocation Awards Chapel (online), Dr. Fay Ellwood, Associate Professor of English, was honored with the Rose B. and Edgar B. McReynolds Faculty Excellence Award for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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HIU Education Prof Named 2021 OC Administrator of the Year

Kathie Neilson, Adjunct Professor of Education

Posted: March 19, 2021

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) named Kathie Nielsen, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education at Hope International University, a 2021 Orange County Administrator of the Year.

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Graduate Counseling Program Ranked in Nation's Top 20

Master of Science in Counseling named among the most elite programs in the U.S.

Posted: March 19, 2021

PsychologyDegreeGuide.org named HIU's Master of Science in Counseling Program as one of the Top 20 Counseling Psychology Programs in the nation for 2021.

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Alumnus and Longtime Prof Named HIU's New V.P. for Academics

Dr. Steve Edgington (BA '77) Assumes Leadership for HIU's Five Colleges

Posted: February 19, 2021

Dr. Edgington served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences since 2011 and Professor since 1980.

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Meet Our New Dean of the College of Business & Management

Dr. Lydia Knopf promoted from Professor role

Posted: February 19, 2021

Dr. Knopf joined the HIU faculty in 2017 and quickly took on other academic responsibilities, including becoming the Chair for Traditional Undergraduate Students.

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