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Glenn Revell's Board of Young Associates headshot

Hardin-Simmons alumnus finds success on and off the field

August 16, 2019

With several successful athletic teams and outstanding sports medicine programs, Hardin-Simmons University prepares many graduates for coaching and training fields. One such alumnus, Glenn Revell, used the tools provided to him by HSU to play professional football, coach football at the collegiate level, and develop a strength and conditioning program for East Central Independent School District in San Antonio.

Rusty Oglesby stands on the field during a Denton Diablos game.

Hardin-Simmons alumnus manages growing DFW soccer club

August 15, 2019

A portion of Hardin-Simmons University’s graduates relocate to far corners of the world, but many find their callings closer to home. Outside of Abilene, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex houses one of the densest HSU alumni populations in Texas and includes Rusty Oglesby, high school coach and teacher, and general manager of the semiprofessional soccer team, the Denton Diablos.

A physical therapy instructor shows a student how to treat an elbow injury

Hardin-Simmons University’s new College of Health Professions officially opens

August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019 marks the official start date of Hardin-Simmons University’s new College of Health Professions. The college includes several existing curricula on campus, including the Master of Physician Assistant, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Athletic Training, and Communication Sciences & Disorders programs.

Bill Harden with the HSU Choir in Italy

HSU Band Director Travels Internationally

August 14, 2019

The World Famous Cowboy Band has performed in numerous countries, from Belgium to Iceland to Spain. This summer, Bill Harden, assistant professor of music and director of bands, traveled to Italy, Australia, London, and New York with multiple music groups.

Peggy Vinson, Mandy Cunningham, Jeanne Meeker, and baby Tessa Cunningham

An HSU Legacy: Four Generations of HSU Graduates

August 12, 2019

With four generations of Hardin-Simmons graduates in her family, Mandy Cunningham has many HSU stories to share. From dorm shenanigans to love stories, HSU holds many memories for her and her family.

Tanner Wright, junior at Hardin-Simmons University.

Tanner Wright represents Hardin-Simmons as Paralympian

August 9, 2019

As a junior transfer student, Tanner Wright has represented Hardin-Simmons as an outstanding track athlete. Coming up on August 24, Wright will not only represent HSU, but America as well after joining team USA for the Parapan American Games.

Head football coach, Jesse Burleson.

Athletic Feature: Coach Jesse Burleson

August 8, 2019

Coach Jesse Burleson had a specific dream in life: to play college football and then to coach it. That dream was achieved in 2006 when Coach Jimmie Keeling called and offered Burleson a position as the interim football coach.

Jalen Terry, number 23, has signed to continue his basketball career with Peregrinos de Badiraguato.

HSU Basketball Alumnus signs with team in Mexico

August 8, 2019

On August 2, Hardin-Simmons University basketball alumnus Jalen Terry ’19 signed with Peregrinos de Badiraguato, a professional basketball team from Badiraguato, Sinaloa on the western side of Mexico.

The 2019-2020 Sangre Officers

Organization Spotlight: Latin Student Union (Sangre)

August 7, 2019

“Because nobody is the same, Sangre carries a deeper meaning than just a cool club name. It asks the questions: Where do you come from, and what makes you unique? This organization means so much more to me than just a Latin club that meets up on Tuesdays to eat tacos. It means bringing inclusion, awareness, and community to our school," says Sangre president Juan Sanchez.

Yeremyah Phillips presents his poster project at UNT

Exercise Science Student Presents Study on Asthma

August 6, 2019

This summer, Yeremyah Phillips ’20 completed a ten week internship at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in their SMART program. He worked on a research project and presented a poster and abstract titled “Effect of Aerobic Exercise on Lung Function in Those with Asthma.”