Chad Douglas Moore Named to Hardin-Simmons University's Homecoming Court

ABILENE, TX (10/11/2013)(readMedia)-- Chad Douglas Moore of Hurst, Texas, was named to Homecoming Court for Hardin-Simmons University's 2013-2014 Homecoming festivities.

The announcement of HSU's Homecoming Court came October 11 in a ceremony at Behrens Auditorium. The ceremony was one of 70 Homecoming events October 10 – 13, 2013.

Chad is the son of Doug Moore and Brenda Young. Chad is a religion major with a minor in the Honors Program and psychology. Chad's HSU career has included the student activities team, the Baptist Student Ministries leadership team, the Honors Program, and the college ministry leadership team at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. Chad is currently working as an intern for The Gathering at Pioneer Drive and as an assistant for Dr. Bryon Yorton, head of the philosophy department. Chad is applying to graduate schools to continue his studies in the field of religion.

About Hardin-Simmons:

HSU has an enrollment of approximately 2,300 undergrad and graduate students from 31 states and 12 countries. HSU has a 12:1 student faculty ratio with a campus that sits on 228 acres, with 86% of HSU's faculty members holding the highest degree in their field.

The university is named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best universities in the western region of the United States and is listed by The Princeton Review as a Top Ten Best in the West University. It is a member of the Colleges of Distinction and the Chronicle of Higher Education named HSU to its list of Great Colleges to Work For. HSU has been name as a Military Friendly School by Victory Media and is a member of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Seven undergraduate degrees encompass 70 major fields including: athletic training, criminal justice, social work, counseling, sociology, psychology, molecular biology, biochemistry, environmental science, religion, music, art, theatre, teaching, communications, business administration, accounting, and management. Ten graduate degrees, encompassing 26 programs, include the Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Education in Leadership, and the Doctor of Physical Therapy.

International study programs include England, Austria, Hong Kong, Spain, and Australia.

Hardin-Simmons University, founded in 1891, is a private Christian liberal arts university, and has been affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas (Texas Baptists) since 1941.