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 graduates 90 students at fall Commencement ceremony

BROWNWOOD – January 15, 2020 – Howard Payne University awarded degrees to 90 students during its Commencement ceremony held at the close of the fall 2019 semester. Those receiving diplomas included August 2019 and December 2019 graduates. Dr. Cory Hines, HPU president, and other university representatives conferred the degrees. Dr. Steve Bezner, senior pastor of […]

HPU graduate Audrey Simpson named recipient of national business scholarship

Audrey Simpson, a spring 2019 graduate of Howard Payne University, was recently named one of thirty recipients of the Sigma Beta Delta National Scholarship. Simpson graduated from HPU with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and is now studying online toward a master’s degree in marketing at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Originally from Cuero, she currently works […]

HPU honors 61 students at Academic Awards Convocation

Howard Payne University honored 61 students for academic achievements at the university’s annual Academic Awards Convocation, held near the end of the spring 2019 semester. Receiving awards were: Abbott Kylie Johnson, Honor Award in Spanish Allen Brianna Weaver, Outstanding New Secondary Teacher and English Academic Achievement Award Alleyton Jessica Catlett, Honor Award in Social Work […]

HPU’s Madelyn Deviney receives fellowship award from national business honor society

BROWNWOOD – December 4, 2018 – Madelyn Deviney, Howard Payne University senior from Bulverde, has received the Dr. Clifford L. Eubanks Fellowship Award from the Sigma Beta Delta national business honor society. Nominees for the fellowship award must display outstanding student and personal achievement, be enrolled in a business degree program at an accredited university […]

HPU’s International Business Honor Society inducts six new members

BROWNWOOD – April 25, 2018 – Howard Payne University’s chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society recently inducted six new members into its organization. Emily Crawford, Brownwood city manager, was the distinguished guest speaker for the event and 2017 HPU graduate and Sigma Beta Delta member Ryan Mason inducted the new members. […]

HPU’s James Crow receives Sigma Beta Delta Fellowship Award

BROWNWOOD – September 18, 2017 – James Crow, a recent Howard Payne University graduate and student in the university’s Master of Business Administration degree program, has received the Sigma Beta Delta Fellowship Award for outstanding student and personal achievement. Nominees for the fellowship award must be enrolled in a business degree program at an accredited […]

HPU’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda brings home several awards from state competition

BROWNWOOD – May 15, 2017 – Students from Howard Payne University’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda recently won several awards at the State Leadership Conference (SLC) at San Jacinto College Maritime Campus in LaPorte. These wins qualify them for HPU’s third showing in recent history at the National Leadership Conference to be held this year […]

HPU’s Sigma Beta Delta inducts 11 new members

BROWNWOOD – April 27, 2017 – Howard Payne University’s chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society recently inducted 11 new members into its organization. Andrew Hansen ’08, construction superintendent for Trafalgar Homes, was the distinguished guest speaker for the event. Membership into Sigma Beta Delta is the highest national recognition a business […]

HPU MBA program marks five-year anniversary

BROWNWOOD – February 10, 2017 – Howard Payne University’s dynamic, Christ-centered Master of Business Administration degree program celebrates five years of helping students achieve their business-related career goals. Since its inception in spring 2012, HPU’s MBA program has graduated 69 students with an additional seven students poised to graduate at the end of the spring […]

HPU Phi Beta Lambda members compete in national competition

BROWNWOOD – September 20, 2016 – Four members of Howard Payne University’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, a national organization open to all college or university students interested in business related careers, recently competed at the 2016 PBL National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The four HPU students had competed in the spring at the […]

HPU Phi Beta Lambda members advance to national competition

BROWNWOOD – May 19, 2016 – Members of Howard Payne University’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, an international business honor society, recently attended the PBL 2016 State Leadership Conference at The University of Texas in Dallas. Five members advanced to the PBL National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, June 24-27. Those advancing to nationals are […]

HPU class project serves local 3M plant

BROWNWOOD – May 6, 2016 – Howard Payne University students in Tim Cooper’s Digital Video Manipulations class recently partnered with 3M to produce a Contractor Safety Awareness Video for the local plant. According to a magazine published by the company, the video will be used as part of its orientation process for new contractors. 3M’s […]

HPU’s Sigma Beta Delta honor society inducts 12 new members

BROWNWOOD – March 30, 2016 – Howard Payne University’s chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society recently inducted 12 new members into its organization. Jonathan Snow, member of HPU’s Board of Trustees and 2006 graduate, was the keynote speaker for the event. Inductees included Taylor Armstrong, senior from Coleman; Katie Ash, junior […]

HPU student’s “non-traditional” approach leads to degree after 17 years

BROWNWOOD – May 6, 2015 – The path to a college degree varies a bit for every student, but for Howard Payne University senior Mike Bannister, the journey was almost 17 years in the making. The 56-year-old Brownwood native will receive his Bachelor of Science degree in computer information systems this May after first setting […]

HPU’s Sigma Beta Delta inducts nine new members

BROWNWOOD – April 7, 2015 – Howard Payne University’s chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society inducted nine new members to its organization on March 25. Dr. Lois Patton, professor of business administration, was the guest speaker for the event. Inductees included Christy Ash, junior from Brownwood; Mike Bannister, senior from Brownwood; […]

HPU students partner with Brownwood High School in hands-on project

By Chandler Condra, HPU junior BROWNWOOD – December 17, 2014 – During the fall 2014 semester, senior business students enrolled in Human Resource Management (HRM) at Howard Payne University worked with Brownwood High School students on a project designed to strengthen the relationship between the two schools and create a hands-on learning experience for both […]

HPU’s Chuck Boland named FAR Fellow by NCAA Division III

BROWNWOOD – October 9, 2014 – Howard Payne University’s Chuck Boland, faculty athletic representative, professor of accounting and chair of the accounting department, has been selected as a 2014 NCAA Division III FAR Fellow. According to the organization, the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) Fellows Institute was launched in 2010 and aims to increase the effectiveness […]

HPU New Braunfels graduate published in scholarly journal

By Jaclyn Bonner, HPU sophomore BROWNWOOD – September 29, 2014 – Dwayne M. Eastwood of New Braunfels, a 2014 Master of Business Administration graduate of Howard Payne University’s New Braunfels Center, was published online last month in Risk & Insurance, a professional journal that features articles by leading executives concerned with the topic of risk […]

HPU business students assist local organization

BROWNWOOD – May 16, 2014 – Howard Payne University students in Dr. Kevin Kelley’s organizational behavior class recently finalized and delivered an applied class project to Doak Givan, executive director at Brownwood’s Family Services Center. The students reviewed and updated the Family Services Center’s job descriptions, a project which took approximately 10 weeks to complete. […]

HPU faculty member loses battle with cancer

BROWNWOOD – April 7, 2014 – With great sadness, Howard Payne University announces the passing of Dr. Mark Patton, professor of business administration. Dr. Patton succumbed to a lengthy battle with cancer on April 6, 2014. He was 59. Dr. Patton is survived by his wife Dr. Lois Patton, HPU professor of business administration and […]

HPU’s Kelley addresses International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

BROWNWOOD – December 5, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Kelley, assistant professor of industrial/organizational psychology at Howard Payne University, recently presented at the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) Fall Region VI Conference held in Dallas. The topic for Dr. Kelley’s presentation was “Employer Expectations for College Graduates.” “Dr. Kelley presented several key insights on […]

HPU presenter discusses careers in advertising

BROWNWOOD – October 16, 2013 – Emily E. Ellison, account executive for the Dallas-based Moroch Agency, recently spoke with Howard Payne University faculty, staff and students about her career in advertising. Ellison’s presentation was geared toward students interested in pursuing careers in the field, and she gave advice on the importance of internships and networking. […]

MBA program begins at New Braunfels Center

Howard Payne University’s New Braunfels Center Master of Business Administration program began January 14 with seven total students. Two more students are currently enrolled to begin during later terms. Dr. Dan Pryor teaches a course on leadership, while Dr. Larry Meadows teaches about legal issues for managers. “Momentum for the MBA in New Braunfels is […]