Hillsdale Alum Crowned Mrs. Universe

Growing up in the foster care system, Tori Petersen, ’18, has made it her mission to show foster youth that they have a voice and a purpose. The newly crowned Mrs. Universe sheds light on the broken system.

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Building Strong Communities and Cultivating Civic Engagement

Student interns spent the summer learning about community, civic engagement, and leadership through the Hillsdale Summer Fellowship Program.

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Suiting Up the Stars

Anthony Manno, ’14, reflects on his grandparents immigrating from Italy and taking a chance on a tailor shop that has been family owned and operated for more than 50 years. The Dearborn, Michigan, clothier recently had the opportunity to suit up the stars of HBO’s No Sudden Move.

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How Coming Home Should Be

“If we attended a good college, we want to go back, and we want to go back to when our eyes were opened.” – Dr. Franklin. After a summer away, we prepare to come back to the place that sets the foundation for the rest of our lives.

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Fighting Literacy Odds in the Classroom

Ashley York, ’06, is a looping first-second teacher at Gier Elementary School here in Hillsdale. She’s fighting literacy odds and molding young minds into excited readers.

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A Good Sport: Annual Sporting Clays Classic Remembers Alumnus Tom Klix

The annual Tom Klix Memorial Sporting Clays Classic returns October 16. In honor of Tom’s commitment to Hillsdale College and to shooting sports, Hillsdale is proud to rename its annual Sporting Clays Classic in his memory.

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Remaining Dutiful to Studies and Service: Hillsdale Makes High Marks in The Princeton Review Rankings

Hillsdale remained in the top 20 of 12 subcategories for The Princeton Review’s 2020 rankings – improving in Most Engaged in Community Service and Professors Get High Marks.

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A Life-Changing Education: Lloyd Bond’s Career in Academia

Hillsdale alumnus Lloyd Bond, ‘64, says he never regretted turning down Stanford and Harvard for Hillsdale. On his way to Stanford, he received a call from Hillsdale that changed his trajectory in his education, professional career, and life.

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Jumping Steeples and Chasing Dreams

Emily Oren, ’16, graduated Hillsdale as a 9x National Champion and competed in the 2016 Olympic trials for the 3000m steeplechase. After five years of growth, Oren shares her perspectives on running, mindset, and mission, as she pursues her Olympic dreams.

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Psychology and Art: The Road Less Traveled

Elyse Hutcheson, ’18, talks all things psychology, art, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and how interests change in college – sometimes for the better. After a research assistantship at Brown, she is now obtaining her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Toledo – all while creating colorful pieces of artwork.

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Laying the Cornerstone

Fireworks, backyard barbecues, and parades characterize modern-day American Independence Day celebrations. But one particular Independence Day at Hillsdale College attracted thousands of people from miles around as they commemorated the laying of the cornerstone for the first building on the new campus rising from the pasture up the hill.

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The History of Flag Day

The American flag seems to wave all summer, but do we know the significance and history of the actual Flag Day? The name is pretty explanatory, but there’s a rich patriotic history behind this underrated holiday.

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