News & Events Archive

February 2016


"Imprimis Circulation Surpasses Three Million"
Hillsdale College speech digest now read by as many people as The Wall Stree Journal and the New York Times.
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January 2016


"Hillsdale College Announces 2016 Hostel Schedule"
Hillsdale College announced the full schedule for its 2016 Hillsdale Hostel programs.
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"The Art of Biography: Hillsdale College Hosts Center for Constructive Alternatives"
From Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, Hillsdale Colelge will host its Center for Constructive Altermatives (CCA) to reflect on the art of biography and to consider recent biographies through the eyes of their authors.
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"Admissions Visit Jan. 18 2016"
On Monday, Jan. 18, Hillsdale College invites prospective college students and their families to its 400 acre campus for the first admissions visit day of 2016.
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"Kiplinger's 2016 'Best College Value' Ranks Hillsdale College No. 1 Best Value in Michigan and No. 21 Best Liberal Arts College Value Nationally"
Hillsdale College has been named the No. 1 "Best College Value" among all Michigan colleges and universities, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance's list of the top 300 Best College Values of 2016 released Jan. 5.
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December 2015


"Registration opens for Hillsdale College's Shooting Camps"
Hillsdale College today announced the upcoming dates for its 2016 Ladies for Liberty and Couples for Liberty shooting camps and seminars.
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"Hillsdale College Named 2016 'Best College Value' by Kiplinger's Personal Finance"
Hillsdale College has been named No. 1 "Best College Value" for liberal arts colleges in the state of Michigan, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance's list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2016.
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"Hillsdale Academy Quiz Bowl Team Wins WKAR QuizBusters Competition"
Hillsdale Academy’s quiz bowl team made school history by winning the Small-Schools Division of WKAR’s QuizBusters competition.
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"Hillsdale College Names Scot Bertram General Manager of New FM Radio Station, WRFH 101.7"
Hillsdale College today announced that Scot Bertram will serve as the first general manager of Radio Free Hillsdale, the college's new campus radio Station on WRFH 101.7.
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"Hillsdale College Online Courses Averaged More Than 1,000 Enrollments Per Day"
Hillsdale College's free online courses averaged more than 1,000 enrollments per day from July 1 through September 30, the College announced today.
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November 2015


"Mark Levin Donates Rare First Edition of The Federalist Papers to Hillsdale College"
Hillsdale College's Kirby Center received a first edition of The Federalist Papers, one of only 500 copies, donated by nationally syndicated radio talk-show host Mark Levin.
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"Hillsdale Academy Senior Receives National Merit Scholar Commendation"
John Jordan, a senior at Hillsdale Academy, placed in the top 3.3 percent of American high school students and received a National Merit Scholar Commendation for his excellent academic performance.
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"Hillsdale College Receives NCAA Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence"
Hillsdale College earned its fourth consecutive NCAA Presidents' Award, which recognizes Division II schools with exemplary Academic Success Ratings.
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"Hillsdale College Shotgun Team Wins 2nd Annual SCTP Fall Nationals"
Hillsdale College congratulated the Chargers shotgun sports team, which finished first in Division III at the 2nd annual Scholastic Clay Target Program Fall Nationals. 
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"Halle Hyman Named GLIAC Freshman of the Year"
Hillsdale College congratulated women's tennis player Halle Hyman for being selected as the GLIAC Freshman of the Year at the conclusion of the 2015 GLIAC tournament on October 25.
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"Hillsdale College Launches Free Online Course on C.S. Lewis"
Today Hillsdale College opened registration for a new, nine-week online course, "An Introduction to C.S. Lewis: Writings and Significance", which will examine Lewis's philosophical and literary writings and their significance in modern times.
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"Kirby Center Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary, Dedicates its Boyle Radio Studio"
Hillsdale College announced the dedication of the new Boyle Radio Studio at the Kirby Center in conjunction with the Center's 5-year anniversary. Radio host Hugh Hewitt conducted the inaugural broadcast in the new studio.
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October 2015


"Hillsdale College Senior Emily Oren Wins 2015 GLIAC Women's Cross Country Championship"
Hillsdale College congratulated senior Emily Oren for winning the 2015 GLIAC Women's Cross Country Championship on October 24 at the Kensington Metro Park in Milford, Mich.
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"Hillsdale College Dedicated Campus Radio Station, WRFH 101.7 FM"
Hillsdale College dedicated its new on-campus college radio station, WRFH 101.7 FM, at a ceremony held in the Searle Center on Oct. 26 at 1 p.m.
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"Alumni Awards-Susan Cervini"
Hillsdale College honored Susan Cervini as a distinguished honorary alumna at its 64th annual Alumni Awards Banquet at the Searle Center on Hillsdale's Campus.
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"Alumni Awards-Lloyd Bond"
Hillsdale College honored Lloyd Bond ('64) as a distinguished alumnus at its 64th annual Alumni Awards Banquet at the Searle Center on Hillsdale's Campus.
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"Alumni Awards-Will Dunham"
Hillsdale College honored Will Dunham ('07) as the outstanding young alumnus of the year at its 64th annual Aluni Awards Banquet at the Searle Center on Hillsdale's Campus.
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"Alumni Awards-Daniel Wisner"
Hillsdale College honored Daniel Aaron Wisner ('55) as a distinguished alumnus at its 64th Annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Oct. 23 at the Searle Center on Hillsdale's Campus.
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"Hillsdale College Names James Rosen 2015 Pulliam Fellow"
Hillsdale College announced that Fox News' chief Washington correspondent James Rosen has been named the Fall 2015 Eugene C. Pulliam Distinguished Fellow in Journalism.
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"Hillsdale College Shotgun Sports Team Finishes Second Overall at the ACUI Conference"
Hillsdale College congratulated the Chargers Shotgun Sports Team, which finished second overall at the ACUI Centeral Midwest Conference Championship.
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"Churchill's Trial by Dr. Larry P. Arnn Offers New Analysis of Winston Churchill's Life-Long Fight for Liberty"
In Churchill's Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government, released today by Thomas Nelson publishers, Dr. Larry P. Arnn examines Churchill's unwavering defense of liberty.
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"Hillsdale College's Fraternities and Sororities Named Best in the Nation"
Hillsdale College has been named one of the 50 best colleges in the nation for Greek life, according to Best College Reviews.
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"Hillsdale College Unveils New 20,850 sq. ft. Searle Center"
Hillsdale College today opened its new Searle Center, a 20,850-square-foot facility that will host events, new study rooms, offices, and guests.
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"Gershom Lecture Series"
Hillsdale College Religion Department hosted the second annual Gershom Lectures on Judaism and Christianity. This year's lecture series focused on the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, a statement of the Second Vatican Council on the Roman church's relationshipship with non-Christian religions.
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"Hillsdale Academy Celebrates 25th Anniversary"
Hillsdale Academy, an independent, classical K-12 school located on the campus of Hillsdale College, celebrated its 25th anniversary on October 2 and 3 with special events.
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"Hillsdale College Named One of the Top 100 'Smartest Colleges' in the U.S."
Hillsdale College has been named one of the nation's smartest colleges in a report release this week by Business Insider.
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September 2015


"Hillsdale College Senior John 'Jack' Shannon Receives American Enterprise Institute's 2015-2016 Young Scholars Award"
Hillsdale College congratulated Jack Shannon on being named a Young Scholars Award winner.
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"Hillsdale College Launches Free Online Course"
Hillsdale College today opened registration for a new, free, not-for-credit, online course, "Winston Churchill and Statesmanship."
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"Hillsdale College Statement Regarding Exclusion from Federal Government's 'College Scorecard'"
Hillsdale College was not included in the federal government's "College Scorecard" that was released on September 12.
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"Hillsdale College Professor Testifies Before U.S. House Financial Services Committee"
Associate Vice President and Dean of Educational Programs at the Kirby Center Dr. Matthew Spalding testified today before the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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"Hillsdale College Rises Higher on National Liberal Arts Colleges List"
Hillsdale College was listed as one of the nation's best liberal arts colleges on the 2016 Best Colleges rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.
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"Hillsdale College Welcomes Class of 2019"
Hillsdale College welcomed the Class of 2019 at its Freshman Convocation ceremony at the Margot V. Biermann Center on August 30, 2015.
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"Hillsdale's Greek Life Among the Best in the Nation"
Hillsdale College has been named on of the 50 best colleges in the nation for Greek life, according to Best College Reviews.
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"Hillsdale College's Forbes Ranking"
Hillsdale College was listed as #140 among private colleges and #37 in the Midwest as determined by Forbes Magazine.
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August 2015

"Hillsdale College Named Among Best Colleges by The Princeton Review"
Hillsdale College has been deemed one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company featured the College in the 2016 edition of its flagship college guide "The Best 380 Colleges," published August 4.
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"Alumna Jillian Melchior Named Tony Blankley Chair for Public policy and American Exceptionalism"
Hillsdale College happily congratulated alumna Jillian Kay Melchior for being named the 2015–2016 Tony Blankley Chair for Public Policy and American Exceptionalism at the Steamboat Institute.
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July 2015

"Shotgun Team Member Wins W.S. FITASC Junior Honors"
Drew Lieske, a member of the College's shotgun team, won Junior Champion honors and earned first place in his age group at the 2015 U.S. Federation Internationale de Tir aux Armes Sportives de Chasse (FITASC) Grand Prix.
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"Hillsdale College Shooting Camp Teaches Women Gun Safety and Skills"
Hillsdale College recently welcomed women from across the country to its annual Ladies for Liberty Shooting Camp and Seminar.
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June 2015


"Liberal Arts for Conservative Minds"
Kyle Peterson, associate editorial features editor for the Wall Street Journal, interviewed Dr. Larry P. Arnn and discussed the state of education in the nation, the classical liberal arts, and Hillsdale College.
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"Dr. Larry P. Arnn Receives the 2015 Bradley Prize"
Hillsdale College president Dr. Larry P. Arnn was honored at the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation's twelfth annual awards gala ceremony.
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May 2015


"Hillsdale College Recognizes Retiring Faculty"
Three longtime Hillsdale College faculty members retired at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year: Professor of English Daniel Sundahl, Professor of French Ellen Justice-Templeton, and Professor of Politics Will Morrisey. 
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"Hillsdale College Commencement"
Dr. Michael Ward delivered Hillsdale College's 2015 commencement speech.
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April 2015


"Hillsdale Reflections"
This speech was delivered at a reception at the College on April 29, 2015 by Dr. Ellen Justice-Templeton, retiring Chairwoman and Professor of French.
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"Hillsdale College Celebrates Winston Churchill Day"
Hillsdale College celebrated Churchill Day on April 9th, the anniversary of Sir Winston S. Churchill being named an honorary U.S. citizen in 1963.
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March 2015


"Hillsdale College Shotgun Team Wins National Championship"
For the third time in four years, the Chargers won the ACUI national championship.
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"Hillsdale College Online Course Enrollment Surpasses 1 Million"
Enrollment for the College's free, online courses in the Constitution, history, economics, and other subjects has surpassed 1 million.
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"Hillsdale College Symphony Orchestra Concert"
On March 5th, 2015, the Hillsdale Symphony Orchestra performed works by Rimsky-Korsakov and Beethoven.
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December 2014


"Hillsdale College Named 'Best College Value'"
Hillsdale College was listed among the nation's best values for higher education, according to a new report from Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
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"Women's Cross Country Team Makes Hillsdale College History"
On Saturday, December 6th, 2014, the Charger women's cross country team took second place at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships.
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November 2014


"Hillsdale College Remembers Philip M. Crane"
The Hillsdale College family was saddened by the news that Trustee Emeritus and alumnus Philip. M. Crane passed away on Saturday, November 8th.
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October 2014


"Senator Mike Lee Speaks at Hillsdale College"
On October 21st U.S. Senator Mike Lee spoke at Hillsdale College.
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"Greg Wolfe & Image: A Celebration"
On October 20th and 21st, the Visiting Writers Program at Hillsdale College hosted a series of events to celebrate Greg Wolfe, former graduate of Hillsdale and founder of Image journal.
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"Homecoming 2014"
Hillsdale College celebrated Homecoming 2014 with favorite traditions and some new twists.
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September 2014 


"Constitution Day 2014"
On September 18th, Hillsdale College and the Kirby Center hosted the fourth annual Constitution Day Celebration.
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"The Gershom Lecture Series on Judaism & Christianity"
September 14-16, Hillsdale College hosted the Gershom Lecture Series in service of Jewish-Christian understanding.
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"CCA Live Stream"
Watch the live stream of Victor Davis Hanson's lecture "The Failure of Versailles & the Interwar Years" on Sept. 9 at 8:00 PM EST.
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"50th Anniversary of the Dow Center"
On September 8, Hillsdale College celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Herbert & Grace Dow Leadership Conference Center.
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"Special Labor Day Broadcast of Hillsdale Dialogues"
On September 1st, President Arnn, Dr. Thomas West, & Dr. Paul Moreno joined Hugh Hewitt to discuss Marxism, Communism, & the American Labor Movement.
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August 2014


"Freshman Convocation 2014"
On Sunday, August 24, President Larry P. Arnn and Hillsdale College faculty welcomed the incoming freshman class in a special Matriculation Ceremony.
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"General Counsel of Hillsdale College"
On August 15th, Robert E. Norton was named General Counsel of Hillsdale College.
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June 2014


"AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series"
On June 19th, David F. Forte delivered a lecture on virtue and the democratic republic.
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May 2014


"Searle Center Groundbreaking Ceremony"
On May 9th, Hillsdale College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Searle Center.
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April 2014


"Commencement 2014 Speaker Announced"
Eric Metaxas was announced as our 2014 Commencement speaker.
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"Poet Paul Mariani Visits Hillsdale College"
On April 15th and 16th Paul Mariani made two public appearances, reading poetry and delivering a lecture.
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December 2013


"Winter Lights Festival"
Slayton Arboretum hosted its annual Winter Lights Festival and Open House on December 5th.
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October 2013


"Van Andel Graduate School Named"
Hillsdale College named its Graduate School of Statesmanship for a 1978 Hillsdale graduate and chairman.
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