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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Huntington University President and Vice-Chancellor Receives YMCA Peace Medallion

November 19th, 2015

Dr. Kevin McCormick, President and Vice-Chancellor of Huntington University, is among two local recipients who were awarded the YMCA Peace Medallion during a ceremony held this morning in Greater Sudbury, in celebration of YMCA Peace Week. Since 1987, 1,500 Peace Medallions have been presented to peacemakers across the country who, without any special resources, demonstrate […]

Huntington University Students Giving Back To Long-Term Care Residents

November 17th, 2015

The Huntington University Gerontology Society (HUGS) is spearheading a campaign to benefit local older adults this holiday season. From November 16th through to December 4th, as part of the Christmas Giving Tree campaign for older adults, the HUGS student association will accept gifts, which will be donated to the long-term care residents at Finlandia Village […]

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