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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Elder Abuse and Neglect Symposium

January 11th, 2017

Huntington University & The Canadian Association on Gerontology Student Connection will present A Symposium on Elder Abuse & Neglect on January 19, 2017.  The event is open to students and the general public, and will include guest speakers from The Greater Sudbury Police Service, Elder Abuse Ontario – North East Region, Behavioural Supports Ontario, and […]

Huntington University Students Giving Back to Long-Term Care Residents

December 7th, 2016

Students from the Huntington University Gerontology Society (HUGS) have collected more than 75 gifts for long-term care residents in Greater Sudbury.  The packages, donated as part of Huntington University’s 2nd annual Christmas Giving Tree campaign, will be presented to long-term care residents at Finlandia Village, Pioneer Manor and Extendicare-York, on Christmas Day. “I commend the […]

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