Proclamation launches Trine HAC Month
Faculty members from Trine University's Department of Humanities and Communication stand with Angola Mayor Richard Hickman after Hickman read a proclamation in Wells Theater on Monday, April 2, proclaiming April 2018 as Trine University Department of Humanities and Communication Month in the city. Front row, from left, Amy Nicholls, dean, Jannen School of Arts and Sciences, Richard Hickman, mayor of Angola, Jeanette Goddard, Ph.D., assistant professor; middle, Lou Ann Homan, adjunct, Ana Boman, lecturer, Cassandra Bausman, Ph.D., assistant professor, Brandy DePriest, assistant professor, Sarah Zimmer, lecturer, Melissa Mayus, Ph.D., assistant professor; back row, Justin Young, chair, Department of Humanities and Communication, Tim Hopp, Ph.D., professor, and Donald Jones, Ph.D., professor.
Hickman praised the university and its faculty, saying, “You not only allow humanities and communication to be part of the curriculum here, you encourage it, and that just makes your students better and allows them to grow intellectually and personally. And at the same time, it allows the community to grow intellectually and culturally by allowing humanities and communications and arts to be such an important part of this university.”
From left, Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D., Trine University president, Angola Mayor Richard Hickman and Tim Hopp, Ph.D., professor, Department of Humanities and Communication, listen as Justin Young, chair od the Department of Humanities and Communication, speaks. Young said Trine HAC Month offers "the opportunity for students, faculty and staff members and community members to come together and have a voice."
Angola Mayor Richard Hickman reads a proclamation declaring April 2018 Trine HAC Month in the city.