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A gospel choir sang in Logsdon Chapel during Diversity Week.

Hardin-Simmons Celebrates Diversity

January 20, 2020

When James B. Simmons contributed to the founding of Hardin-Simmons University, it was his belief that education should be available to all students no matter their race, gender, or social class. Simmons was a Baptist preacher who advocated for abolition before the Civil War and helped found seven colleges for freed slaves after the war because he knew the importance of education as a free citizen.

Played by Nathan Lowe and Cat Fuller, two lawyers battle for the truth in a murder trial.

HSU senior theatre majors direct The Night of January 16th

January 18, 2020

The Hardin-Simmons Theatre Department took its slogan “Experience HSU Theatre” to a new level this semester. The final show of the fall semester opened on Nov. 22. Titled, The Night of January 16th, the interactive performance incorporated audience members into the show as jury members.

Lauren Monteleone is entering her second semester as a senior at HSU.

Student Feature: Lauren Monteleone

January 17, 2020

From Houston, Tx, Lauren Monteleone has really made herself at home at Hardin-Simmons University. Now a senior, she reflects on her time at the university as a positive experience and is grateful for having the opportunity to have an education enlightened by Christian faith and values.

Van Ellis Theatre has earned a spot in the memories of countless HSU students.

Van Ellis Theatre’s History of Faculty and Student-led Construction

January 16, 2020

One of the many hidden treasures of Hardin-Simmons University hides in plain sight. In the center of campus stand Behrens Auditorium and Van Ellis Theatre (VET), a double-sided theatre complex that has earned a spot in the memories of countless HSU students due to it’s ever-changing scenery.

Members of Alpha Phi Omega support their organization at a Fall 2017 info fair.

HSU Offers Opportunities to Get Involved

January 15, 2020

Hardin Simmons University boasts a thriving student body that participates in a variety of clubs and organizations. Between social clubs, service groups, and honors societies, HSU offers an organization for everyone. With HSU’s social clubs preparing for pledging, early spring is the perfect time to get involved on campus.

Autumn Senteney shows her HSU Pride after receiving her Official HSU Ring.

Hardin-Simmons Events for January ‘20

January 13, 2020

After a month long break from the books, students from Hardin-Simmons University are well rested and have returned to campus Monday, Jan. 13, for classes.

The Hardin-Simmons University Concert Band performed in Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall on Nov. 21.

University Concert Band Holds Chamber Concert

December 31, 2019

The Hardin-Simmons University Concert Band ends each semester with a performance for the HSU community, but this year’s performance had a different structure than past years. Instead of the whole band playing onstage, the students performed in various ensembles during the Concert Band Chamber Concert held Nov. 21 in Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall.

Juarez stayed after the reading and signed several copies of his book for audience members.

Hardin-Simmons Alumnus Returns to Campus for Book Reading

December 25, 2019

Ten years after graduating from Hardin-Simmons with a degree in business, Roy Juarez returned to campus for a book reading of his recently published autobiography, Homeless by Choice. Juarez names his book after recent speaking tour where he traveled the country speaking at places such as schools and churches, sharing his life story, teaching kids how important education is and that they, too, can achieve anything they want in life.

The Etiquette Dinner has allowed HSU students to practice proper dining manners for over ten years.

HSU Office of Career Services hosts annual Etiquette Dinner

December 23, 2019

The HSU Career Services office works to provide students with guidance and the tools they need to thrive after their collegiate years. These skills may include writing a resume and networking with employers, but proper dinner etiquette is an often overlooked part of preparing for professional encounters.