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HSU Bestows Honorary Doctorate on Carol Hall

HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITYNews Release On May 13, 2022 Hardin-Simmons University celebrated its spring commencement with a morning and afternoon ceremony. During the morning ceremony, an honorary doctorate was conferred upon Mrs. Carol Hall, the former first lady of HSU. The Doctor of Humane Letters is an honorary degree awarded to individuals associated with HSU who have distinguished themselves through humanitarian and

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HSU Students Set For Kenya Mission

Hardin-Simmons University news release From April 23 to May 7, the Hardin-Simmons University physician assistant, physical therapy, and nursing programs are going on a joint medical mission trip to Kajiado, Kenya. We are looking to secure funds for needed medical equipment while we show God’s love through service! Will you partner with us to help provide needed medical supplies? Hardin-Simmons

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HSU Great Billie Martin Dies

Billie Martin, who had longtime, deep ties to Hardin-Simmons University, died March 15. A family graveside was scheduled for Saturday, March 26, at Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories, followed by a Celebration of Life in Elliott-Hamil Funeral Homes’ Chapel of Faith 5701 Hwy. 277 S. with Pastor Bill Spencer officiating. The following obituary is from the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home website: Billie

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From Jay Moore: Billy Graham Saddles Up

Jay Moore’s newest book, “Abilene Daily: Snapshots of Home,” contains one or morevignettes from Abilene’s history for each day of the year. Periodically, stories with some connection–however loose–to Abilene’s religious life will be featured in Spirit of Abilene. The book can be purchased at Texas Star Trading Co., 174 Cypress St. http://www.texasstartrading.com or call 325-672-9696. Books are $27.50. Following is

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Public Invited to HSU Women’s Equality Events

On Tuesday, March 8, which is International Women’s Day, Hardin-Simmons University will kick off four days of events emphasing gender equality. “For 2022, we are working to #BreakTheBias to make gender equality a reality around the globe,” said Tiffany Fink, a Professor in HSU’s Department of History, Philosophy and Political Science. Purple ribbons, which signify solidarity and support of the

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HSU Spiritual Formation Director Promoted

View Post Dr. Travis Craver, director of spiritual formation at Hardin-Simmons University, has been promoted to associate vice president for spiritual formation. Craver joined the staff at Hardin-Simmons University in 2016. He is responsible for the weekly chapel service at HSU, among his other duties. Craver also is active in the community, serving on the city council and various boards.

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From Jay Moore: Snapshots of Abilene Universities

Jay Moore’s newest book, “Abilene Daily: Snapshots of Home,” can be purchased at Texas Star Trading Co., 174 Cypress St. http://www.texasstartrading.com or call 325-672-9696. Books are $27.50. The book contains one or more vignettes from Abilene’s history for each day of the year. Periodically, stories with some connection–however loose–to Abilene’s religious life will be featured on Spirit of Abilene. Following

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Opening Chapel: Loud Music, Spiritual Messages, Even Comedy

By LORETTA FULTON Loud praise music, spiritual messages, even some comedy, highlighted opening chapel services at Abilene’s three universities as the fall semester officially kicked off. Abilene Christian, McMurry, and Hardin-Simmons universities started classes on Monday, Aug. 23. ACU’s opening chapel service was held that day and McMurry and Hardin-Simmons held theirs at their usual chapel times on Tuesday.  “Be

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