Press Releases

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 in 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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NEW! Kinesiology Major Coming This Fall

Now enrolling students in this new Bachelor of Arts program

Posted: February 13, 2019

HIU's College of Arts & Sciences proudly announces the addition of a Kinesiology degree program to its Traditional Undergraduate studies, launching this Fall.

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HIU President Announces Retirement

Dr. John L. Derry, HIU's sixth president, to retire this summer

Posted: January 23, 2019

HIU's sixth President, Dr. John L. Derry, announces he is retiring in August of 2019. He and his wife, Jane, are moving to Texas to spend more time with their children and grandchildren. A search for HIU's next President is underway.

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College of Business & Management Achieves IACBE Accreditation

Granted by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education

Posted: January 10, 2019

The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that HIU was granted first-time accreditation of the degree programs offered through HIU's College of Business & Management.

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