Press Releases

The Inauguration of Dr. Paul H. Alexander as HIU's Seventh President

Alexander is first HIU alumnus to become its President

Posted: October 23, 2019

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, the Hope International University celebrated the formal Inauguration of Dr. Paul H. Alexander as HIU's Seventh President.

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MFT Stands (and Walks) for Mental Health

HIU team generates unprecedented support at OC NAMI Walk

Posted: October 8, 2019

HIU's Marriage & Family Therapy Program organized a team of 70 participants who raised more than $4,500 to help fund programs for individuals and families affected mental illness.

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Celebrating the Spirit of Hope

Annual Gala raises more than $170,000 for student scholarships

Posted: October 2, 2019

The University's annual signature event raised more than $170,000 toward student scholarships, while celebrating individuals and organizations that embody and exemplify the "Spirit of Hope."

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Generous Donors Rise to the 2019 HIU Golf Challenge

Annual Golf Fundraiser Raises $65,000 for Student Scholarships

Posted: May 23, 2019

The 2019 the event raised $65,000 to fund student scholarships and departmental programs.

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HIU Celebrates the Largest Graduating Class in its 90-year History

More than 500 students successfully completed their chosen program this academic year

Posted: May 20, 2019

On Saturday, May 18, Hope International University held its 107th Commencement Ceremony, proudly conferred degrees upon the largest graduating class in HIU's rich 90-hear history.

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Dr. Paul Alexander Named as HIU's Seventh President

Dr. Alexander to succeed Dr. John Derry in August

Posted: April 29, 2019

Following an extensive search process, the HIU Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Paul H. Alexander ('84, '88) as the seventh president in HIU's 91-year history. He will assume his new leadership role and responsibilities on August 16, 2019.

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Equipping Children's Ministry Leaders

NEW Children's Ministry Leadership Certificate (SALT)

Posted: April 11, 2019

This collaboration provides affordable, respected training for children's ministry practitioners, and creates a pathway for credit toward an undergraduate or graduate degree program.

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Depression and Ministry: A Silent Epidemic

Helping Pastors Help Themselves

Posted: March 14, 2019

HIU's own Dr. Paul Alexander, Vice President for Academic Affairs, has created a powerful, poignant workshop and video series for pastoral staff entitled "Depression & Ministry."

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Dates Announced for HIU Spring Musical, "James & the Giant Peach"

Come enjoy Roald Dahl's poignantly quirky tale of adventure and imagination

Posted: February 19, 2019

HIU's Center for Music & Worship Arts will stage public performances at 7:00pm on April 5, 6, 12, and 13* in HIU's Pacific Auditorium. The talented cast includes HIU students and alumni representing a broad spectrum of academic programs and disciplines.

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