Two-year engineering project leads HPU students to opportunity in Spain

BROWNWOOD – November 17, 2023 – For Howard Payne University students Layton Pratt and Ryan Robertson, their journey to Spain began two years ago in Winebrenner Memorial Hall of Science working on an engineering project for class. While spending those two years designing and developing what would become AuroraGuard, a wearable device for antiviral and […]

HPU sophomore honored at Seattle Model U.N. competition

BROWNWOOD – January 28, 2020 – Howard Payne University’s Model United Nations team participated in the Northwest Model United Nations (NWMUN) conference in Seattle. Brenden Hough, a sophomore from Brownwood majoring in the Guy D. Newman Honors Academy and practical theology, was recognized as one of three “Distinguished Delegates” selected from a committee of 195 students. Including […]

HPU group serves in Slovakia

BROWNWOOD – July 20, 2017 – Nine Howard Payne University students traveled to Slovakia at the beginning of the summer for a short-term mission immersion experience. Travelers included students in Dr. Melody Maxwell’s International Missions Practicum course as well as students involved with HPU’s Baptist Student Ministry. The group was accompanied by Dr. Maxwell and […]

HPU group experiences God’s work in South Africa

BROWNWOOD – September 18, 2015 – Five Howard Payne University students and two faculty members that traveled to South Africa during the summer were reminded that God is at work – in huge ways – around the world. Led by Dr. Melody Maxwell and Dr. Derek Hatch, both assistant professors of Christian studies, the students […]

HPU honor student interns in Washington, D.C.

By Jaclyn Bonner, HPU sophomore BROWNWOOD – September 16, 2014 – Katie Rose Bonner of Lytle, a senior political science, history and Guy D. Newman Honors Academy major at Howard Payne University, represented HPU this summer as a participant in The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) internship program. Bonner received a full scholarship from the […]

HPU group travels to Slovakia for cross-cultural mission trip

BROWNWOOD – June 13, 2014 – Dr. Melody Maxwell, assistant professor of Christian studies at Howard Payne University, and five students from her spring International Missions Practicum course recently traveled to Važec, Slovakia, for a week-long mission experience. The course is designed to give students firsthand experience in cross-cultural service. The group led ministry activities […]