News and Press Releases

  • HCU joins PartnerUp Houston to provide students with mentorship opportunities

    Houston Christian University (HCU) is among the first of eight area universities offering mentorship opportunities to students through PartnerUp Houston, a regional initiative launched by Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) in collaboration with Mentor Collective, a national mentorship organization. …

  • University Statement Regarding Lawsuit

    For Immediate Release: HOUSTON, January 7, 2023 – This is pending litigation and we remain troubled by any and all allegations of misconduct by a University employee. We take all reports of sexual misconduct seriously and have dedicated …

  • HCU Announces Selection of New Head Football Coach

    Braxton Harris was announced as the new Houston Christian University (HCU) head football coach at a noon press conference held on campus, Tuesday, December 13, 2023. Administrators, staff and local media outlets gathered to hear the announcement by …


  • The Pillars Magazine

    The Pillars Magazine is the official news magazine of HCU and is published in print and online.

    Pursuit of Justice

    Alum Carving Path in Legal Field Grace Braun was born in China and adopted from a Chinese orphanage when she was a year old. Her parents raised her and her sister with Christian faith and values and always encouraged them to share their gifts and …

  • The City

    The City delivers culturally relevant liberal arts articles and reflections from a Christian worldview.

    God’s Universe Deserves a University

    By Eric L. Johnson One of the most celebrated astronomers of the early scientific revolution was Johannes Kepler. Born into a Lutheran family in 1571, he became enamored by the night sky at the age of 6 when …

  • Mr. Movie Man

    Mr. Movie Man provides Christian movie reviews and reflections from a Christian worldview by Dr. Jon Suter.

    This Week’s Review: Political Themes

    The recent violence in Washington, DC, reminded the Curmudgeon of several movies with political themes; e.g., “All the President’s Men,” “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” and, on a darker note, “Seven Days in May” and both versions of “The …

  • Culture Influencers

    Cultural Influencers celebrates faculty members who positively influence the culture for Jesus Christ.

    Culture Influencer: Dr. Timothy Ewest

    Rev. Dr. Timothy Ewest, Associate Professor of Management, Prince-Chavanne Chair in Christian Business Ethics and Chair of the Department of Management, Marketing and Business, was asked to contribute to the Handbook of Global Leadership and Followership, a Springer …