Communication Studies

In Communications Studies, students use a variety of approaches to understand how knowledge and culture are produced and reflected in speech, writing, television, film, radio, digital media and interactive entertainment, the internet, and wireless networks.

Religious Studies

The Religious studies program examines the variety of beliefs and behaviours through which people around the world express spiritual impulses, both in formal religions and everyday life. What do people believe is sacred? What do they think about the meaning and purpose of existence? How do they live out these beliefs?


Gerontology is the study of aging and older adults. As an interdisciplinary field of study, Gerontology integrates knowledge from biology, psychology, and sociology and other areas of expertise like communication and counselling, end of life care, and human sexuality.

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Wayson Choy’s visit to Huntington a huge success!!!

May 19th, 2015

Huntington University’s Canadian Institute for Studies in Aging (CISA) would like to extend its appreciation to Wayson Choy for sharing his expertise on the issue of aging through a very engaging talk.  Wayson Choy, is one of the most prominent Chinese Canadian writers of our time.  The event was well attended by many students, faculty and community professionals.

Huntington Honours Chief Frank Elsner

May 7th, 2015

President and Vice-Chancellor Kevin McCormick presented former Greater Sudbury Police Chief Frank Elsner with a Certificate of Merit for his outstanding efforts in policing on the local and national level. Elsner, who took over as police chief in Victoria B.C. last year, also has decades of policing experience with the RCMP, the Ontario Provincial Police, […]

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