Press Releases

110th Commencement Celebration!

Celebrating the CLASS of 2022

Posted: May 17, 2022

On May 14 & 15, 2022, Hope International University proudly held its 110th Commencement Ceremonies in the Darling Pavilion of the Lawson-Fulton Student Center. In all, 206 undergraduate and graduate degrees were conferred.

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Be Our Guest @ Beauty & The Beast!

Spring Musical Tickets On Sale Now

Posted: March 4, 2022

HIU will stage public performances of Disney's hit Broadway musical Beauty & The Beast at 7:00pm on April 1, 2, 8, 9* in our Pacific Auditorium. The talented cast includes HIU students and alumni representing a broad spectrum of academic programs and disc

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HIU's 109th Commencement Ceremony

Highlights from our Fall 2021 Commencement

Posted: December 20, 2021

Over the past two years, the prior three Commencement ceremonies had to be canceled due to the pandemic, so graduates from Spring 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 were invited to participate with the Fall 2021 class.

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HIU's First Doctoral Program Approved!

Historic Doctorate in Marriage & Family Therapy to launch in 2022

Posted: December 3, 2021

HIU has received final approval to offer its first-ever doctoral degree program: Doctor of Marriage & Family Therapy (DMFT)

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2021 SPIRIT OF HOPE GALA Shatters Giving Record

HIU Donors Give More Than $220,000 to Fund Scholarships

Posted: November 1, 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021, marked HIU's long-awaited return of our annual Spirit of Hope Concert & Awards Gala (after a 2-year hiatus due to COVID-19).

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"Ruining Christmas--Rediscovering Jesus"

Dr. Carl Toney's new book explores the origins of Christmas

Posted: October 12, 2021

Dr. Carl Toney's new book, "Ruining Christmas--Rediscovering Jesus," explores the origins of Christmas and sheds light on many of the questions surrounding the birth of Jesus.

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Book of Essays Honoring Dr. Joe Grana

Compilation of Essays released by Claremont Press

Posted: September 22, 2021

Colleagues and former students of Hope International University's longtime professor, Dr. Joe Grana, have compiled a book in honor of the beloved educator and minister.

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2021 Golf Challenge Raises Record Revenue

Donors and sponsors team up to benefit HIU students

Posted: September 3, 2021

HIU hosted its 15th Annual GOLF CHALLENGE at the exclusive Alta Vista Country Club to help fund student scholarships and departmental programs. This year, our faithful donors and sponsors gave more than $73,000 - a single-year record for this event.

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COVID-19 UPDATE #8: Fall 2021 Protocols

HIU's ongoing response to COVID-19

Posted: August 12, 2021

Dr. Paul Alexander, President of Hope International University, shares HIU's latest COVID-19 response plan for the Fall 2021 semester.

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