Hillsdale College Grants Honorary Degrees at Commencement Ceremony

HILLSDALE, Mich. — At its 171st annual Commencement ceremony on May 13, Hillsdale College awarded Honorary Doctorate of Public Service degrees to Bishop Robert Barron, who addressed the graduating class of 2023; Elizabeth Ailes; and Alan N. Taylor. Hillsdale College President Dr. Larry P. Arnn awarded the honorary degrees.

Hillsdale College Hosts 171st Annual Commencement Ceremony, Welcomes Keynote Speaker Bishop Robert Barron

HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College celebrated its 171st Commencement on Saturday, May 13. The college has held this ceremony annually since 1860. Robert Barron, bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester and founder of Word on Fire, delivered the keynote address, and the college conferred honorary degrees and recognized top academic graduates.

Hillsdale College Athletes and Coaches Recognized at The Charlie Awards

HILLSDALE, Mich. — The Hillsdale College Student Athlete Advisory Committee hosted The Charlie Awards on May 2 in the Searle Center. The annual awards show honored the athletic accomplishments of the Hillsdale College student-athletes from throughout the academic year.

Hillsdale College Graduate Student Joshua Robe Wins Judith Finn Memorial Award

HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College announced the newest recipient of the Judith Finn Memorial Award, Joshua Robe.

Winners Announced for Robert H. and Susan M. Rewoldt Essay Contest in Politics

HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College announces the winners of the third annual Robert H. and Susan M. Rewoldt Essay Contest in Politics. Students Jonah Apel, Elizabeth Crawford, and Maggie Hroncich took first, second, and third place, respectively. Their essays were written on the topic: “What is the right relationship between the news media and free political institutions?”

Hillsdale College Announces Debut of The Imprimis Podcast

HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College announces the launch of a new podcast, The Imprimis Podcast, which will feature audio versions of printed Imprimis issues. The podcast will be hosted on the college’s new integrated Hillsdale College Podcast Network, which features several other podcasts, including The Larry P. Arnn Show, The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour, The Hillsdale Dialogues, and The Hillsdale College K-12 Classical Education Podcast.

Hillsdale College Hosts Hometown Lecture Series in Huntsville

HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College hosted a Hometown Lecture Series on The Great Reset in Huntsville, Alabama, on May 3. Hillsdale College distinguished fellow Michael Rectenwald delivered the lecture.

Hillsdale Wind Symphony Performs at Markel Auditorium

HILLSDALE, Mich. — The Hillsdale Wind Symphony performed at Markel Auditorium on May 5. The orchestra, directed by Adjunct Professor of Music Robert A. Livingston, hosted its concert titled “A Spring Thing.”

Hillsdale College Receives A+ Financial Grade from Forbes

HILLSDALE, Mich. — The financial health of Hillsdale College received an A+ grade on the 2023 College Financial Grades report issued by Forbes. Hillsdale was one of 71 schools to receive a perfect 4.50 financial GPA and one of 111 schools to receive an A+.

Nimrod Education Center Launches Newsletter to Promote Hunting and Angling Heritage in America

HILLSDALE, Mich. — The Hillsdale College Nimrod Education Center is proud to announce the launch of its new newsletter dedicated to promoting the heritage of hunting and angling in America. The only college program of its kind in the United States, the Nimrod Education Center aims to educate citizens about the benefits of hunting and fishing as well as the important role of those practices throughout American history.

Hillsdale College Action Shooting Team Competes at World Speed Shooting Championship

HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College Action Shooting Team members Gregory Clement (‘23) and Zechariah Steiger (‘24) competed at the World Speed Shooting Championship hosted by the Steel Challenge Shooting Association in Talladega, Alabama from April 26 to 30.

Hillsdale College Choirs Perform at Christ Chapel

HILLSDALE, Mich. — The Hillsdale College Choir and Chamber Choir performed their annual spring concert on April 23 at Christ Chapel. Hillsdale College faculty, staff, students, and friends attended the concert, which was directed by James Holleman, professor of music.