Rev-Elations with Rev. Jaci

April 25, 2019 By Jaci Garrett - Contact the Editor

Jaci Garrett, an HPU junior, pastors Sidney Baptist Church. The following was published April 17, 2019 in the Baptist Standard and titled “Voices: Bind my wandering heart to Thee.” Kenneth Osbeck, in 101 Hymn Stories, tells the story of Robert Robinson, who wrote “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing.” Robinson was a barbering apprentice in London […]

Keep going: There’s light at the end of the tunnel

March 8, 2019 By Pedro Preciado - Contact the Editor

Professor Nelda Valerio joined Howard Payne University in the El Paso Campus three years ago and has taught three semesters, including the spring semester of 2019. She started teaching project management at HPU, and this semester is teaching introduction to Information Technology. Valerio also teaches at Immanuel Christian School in El Paso where she focuses […]

Know Your Audience

March 8, 2019 By Pedro Preciado - Contact the Editor

Professor Todd Rutkowski joined Howard Payne University in the El Paso Campus during the fall semester of 2018. He started teaching Bible, and currently in the spring semester of 2019 teaches Christian education. Rutkowski is also a full-time pastor for two local churches, Vista Hills church, and Dell Valley Community Church in Dell City. “Throughout […]

The Show Must Go On

March 8, 2019 By Hailey Green - Contact the Editor

How the HPU Theatre Department is Blazing forward after Departmental Cuts in the Fall Semester As Howard Payne University faculty and students were preparing for finals, semester ending activities and Christmas Break, the Howard Payne University board of directors released a list of budget-cutting actions that sent shockwaves through the HPU community. Many majors/minors at […]

Revelations with Rev. Jaci

March 8, 2019 By Jaci Garrett - Contact the Editor

Jaci Garrett, an HPU junior, pastors Sidney Baptist Church. The following was published March 6, 2019 in the Baptist Standard and titled “An Episcopal-Baptist view of the Lord’s Supper.” Although I was ordained in a Baptist church and am a Baptist pastor, my faith journey started in the Assembly of God and moved to the […]

HPU Intramurals Continue to Improve and Expand

March 8, 2019 By Mackynlie Conklin - Contact the Editor

Howard Payne University intramural sports have been a staple for student involvement and campus interactions for years. Since taking over in 2015, Wes Curton, intramural coordinator, has been working to build and expand the IM league. IM sports have developed tremendously with the growing participation of students and even staff members. According to data, there […]

The Final Triumph

March 8, 2019 By Kade Kahanek - Contact the Editor

After a revamp of the HPU Men’s Golf program in 2015, the program has been on a steady roll to new heights. Andrew Errico, senior captain has been on the team since the beginning. Errico’s freshman year, he gained the nickname, “Ole Boy,” after his roommate called him that on the first day they met. […]

Epitomes of HPU: Jade Taylor

March 8, 2019 By Kade Kahanek - Contact the Editor

One of Howard Payne’s prime epitomes comes from Trinity, Texas. Her name is Jade Taylor. Since the Fall of 2015, Taylor has been setting an example for all HPU students. Jade Taylor was destined to attend college at HPU. Her father Mark, mother Michele, sister Jessica, and brother Jeremiah all graduated from HPU. “I didn’t […]

Lady Jackets 4th at Linda Lowery

March 1, 2019 By HPU Sports Information - Contact the Editor

AUSTIN, Texas – The Howard Payne University women’s golf team finished fourth overall and the Linda Lowery Invitational hosted by Concordia University Texas at the River Place Country Club. Link to full results (PDF) Howard Payne finished fourth posting an 815 (395-420) over two rounds. HPU’s Klaye Georges led the Lady Jackets with a 197 […]

HPU students successfully compete in Southwest Athletic Trainers Association Quiz Bowl

March 1, 2019 By HPU Media Relations - Contact the Editor

Students from Howard Payne University’s athletic training program scored its highest in a three-year history of competing in the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association’s (SWATA) Quiz Bowl. The event, which took place on February 1, is part of the SWATA Student Competency Workshop and was hosted by Texas State University in San Marcos. The “Jeopardy”-style competition […]