HPU students win awards at Stockholm Model United Nations conference

By Emily Peisker, HPU Senior BROWNWOOD – December 1, 2015 – Five Howard Payne University students won awards at the Stockholm Model United Nations (SMUN) conference on November 15, after a three-day conference with several committees discussing crucial global topics. This was the third time for HPU to attend SMUN, the largest collegiate MUN conference […]

HPU presents Douglas MacArthur Freedom Medal to alumnus

By Rachel Ellington, HPU senior BROWNWOOD – October 21, 2015 – Howard Payne University’s Guy D. Newman Honors Academy presented the Douglas MacArthur Freedom Medal to George Aldridge, a 1975 HPU graduate, during an Academy Board of Directors banquet held recently on campus. At the banquet, Aldridge spoke to students, faculty, staff and board members […]

Four HPU students accepted into Sumners Scholar Program

By Chandler Condra, HPU senior BROWNWOOD – May 13, 2015 – Four Howard Payne University students were recently accepted into the Sumners Scholar Program created by the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation. Acceptance into the four-semester program is based on an assessment of academic excellence, a sense of civic responsibility and leadership potential. Once a year, […]

HPU honors Dr. Leonard Underwood for service to the university

BROWNWOOD – December 11, 2013 – Howard Payne University recognized Brownwood businessman Dr. Leonard Underwood, a member of the Guy D. Newman Honors Academy Board of Directors, for attending his 50th Academy Board Meeting. Dr. Bill Ellis, HPU president, presented Dr. Underwood with the Douglas MacArthur Freedom Medal, given by the Academy to honor individuals […]

Five HPU seniors honored at annual Sumners Banquet

BROWNWOOD – April 30, 2013 – Five graduating seniors in the Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom honors program at Howard Payne University were recently honored during the annual Sumners Banquet held on the HPU campus. The Hatton W. Sumners Foundation Scholars honored during the banquet included Charity Chambers, of Derby, Kan.; Gabi Guerrero, of Red […]

HPU honors students attend Karl Rove lecture

BROWNWOOD – April 19, 2013 – Howard Payne University students recently had the opportunity to attend a Dallas lecture by Karl Rove, deputy chief of staff and senior advisor during the George W. Bush administration. The lecture was attended by Academy of Freedom honors students who have received the designation of Sumners Scholars. The Sumners […]