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HU Announces Welcome Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Huntington University, along with the Board of Trustees, invites the community to join them for a groundbreaking ceremony of the new campus Welcome Center on April 21 at 4 p.m.

The 3,000-square-foot addition will be part of the Merillat Centre for the Arts and will house the university’s admissions office, support services and meeting spaces. The admissions office is currently located in the lower-level of Livingston Residence Hall.

“We are thrilled to see another capital project coming so quickly to our beautiful campus and eternally grateful for the impactful generosity of God’s people,” stated Vince Haupert, vice president for advancement.

The project should be completed by late fall with the total cost for the new Welcome Center coming in at around $700,000. This will be Huntington University’s third capital construction project of $500,000 or more completed since 2013.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution a “Best Midwestern College.” Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).