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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Huntingdon College!

College offices will be closed Dec. 20–Jan. 4. Thank you for remembering HC in your year-end giving!

Special Career Fair gives students a glimpse past graduation

Huntingdon College students interested in health care professions were treated to a special career fair, hosted by the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Sport Science and Physical Education, and the Center for Career and Vocation, Thursday, November 20. Graduate schools and programs representing physical therapy, occupational therapy, veterinary medicine, medical schools, osteopathic medicine, and related areas of study were present, as were nearly 100 Huntingdon students.

Public invited to enjoy Huntingdon College Christmas traditions

Huntingdon College plans two nights of public events to celebrate the joy of Christmas. First, the College’s annual Community Christmas Celebration will be held Thursday, December 4, on the Huntingdon campus. The evening will begin with festivities outside Flowers Hall, with refreshments provided. Following the lighting of the trees, the crowd will move inside Ligon Chapel for the beautiful and moving tradition, A Service of Lessons and Carols.

Huntingdon Community Pops presents holiday pops concert

Huntingdon College’s Huntingdon Community Pops ensemble will present their Holiday Pops Concert, Tuesday, November 18, at 7:00 p.m. in the College’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. There will be a special gift for each person who attends; admission is free. Music will include “A Christmas Festival,” by Leroy Anderson; Bizet’s “Farandole” from L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (March of the Knights); The Polar Express; and a medley from the Disney animated feature, Frozen.

Huntingdon offers Preview Day for prospective students

The Huntingdon College Office of Admission will offer a Huntingdon Preview Day, Saturday, November 8. Prospective students and families are invited to attend this free event. Reservations may be made online at www.huntingdon.edu/visit.

Pianist Jeremy Samolesky performs at Huntingdon College

Pianist Jeremy Samolesky will perform a recital of music by Bach, Chopin, and Prokofiev at Huntingdon College, Thursday, November 6, at 7:00 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Huntingdon remembers music legend Dr. Harald Rohlig

Huntingdon College professor of music emeritus Dr. Harald Rohlig died peacefully at his home Saturday, October 25, after a lengthy illness. He was 88. Rohlig was affiliated with Huntingdon College for more than 50 years as a professor of music, specializing in organ instruction.

Journalist, novelist, literacy activist Masha Hamilton to speak at Huntingdon

Masha Hamilton, an award-winning front-line journalist, best-selling novelist, and founder of two world literacy organizations, will speak for the Huntingdon College Stallworth Lecture Series, Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. (this represents a time change from previous announcements) in the College’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. In her topic, “Women, War, and Words: Stories of Risks Worth Taking,” she will read brief selections from her novels and share stories of her experiences reporting from and working within difficult situations around the world.

International opera greats perform at Huntingdon

Internationally known opera stars who normally perform with such landmark operas as the Metropolitan in New York and the Lyric Opera of Chicago will perform for the Montgomery community at Huntingdon College in the Vann Vocal Institute Celebrity Recital, Thursday, October 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the College’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The concert is free and open to the public and features opera greats David Cangelosi, Lori Phillips, Elizabeth Bishop, Richard Troxell, Raymond Aceto, Bettie Buccheri, Kelley Kuo and Dale Williams.

Huntingdon College students selected to Freshman Forum

Fifteen Huntingdon College freshmen have been selected to serve on the College’s Freshman Forum. In addition to serving the Class of 2018 with representation on the Student Government Association’s Student Senate, Freshman Forum members plan and organize a number of events during the academic year.

Homecoming Court presented, Queen crowned during Homecoming 2014

Huntingdon College senior Diane Humphreys of College Park, Georgia, was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen during halftime of the College’s Homecoming football game Saturday, October 4. Students had elected nine of their peers as representatives on the Court: two women from each of the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes and three from the senior class.

Athletic Hall of Fame inducts six new members

See news story on www.huntingdonhawks.com: http://www.huntingdonhawks.com/sports/fball/2014-15/releases/20141002xlrw6q

Huntingdon alumni honored for achievement, loyalty

he Huntingdon College National Alumni Board honored eight Huntingdon alumni for their personal achievement or loyalty during the annual Alumni Awards Ceremony, Friday, October 3, part of the College’s annual Homecoming festivities.

Nine Huntingdon women elected to Homecoming Court

HUNTINGDON COLLEGE Faith * Wisdom * Service NEWS RELEASE For more information, contact Su Ofe, associate vice president for communications and marketing: ofe@huntingdon.edu; (334) 833-4515 October 3, 2014 For immediate release: Nine Huntingdon women elected to Homecoming Court Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College students have elected nine of their peers as representatives on the 2014 Homecoming Court.  […]

Athletic Hall of Fame to induct new members

The Huntingdon College Athletic Hall of Fame will induct six Huntingdon Hawk alumni during its annual ceremony Saturday, October 4, at 10:00 a.m. in the College’s Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater, Cloverdale Campus. The ceremony, which will be preceded by a reception beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Drum Theater lobby, is part of Huntingdon’s Homecoming festivities.

Huntingdon alumni to be recognized for achievement, loyalty

The Huntingdon College National Alumni Board will honor eight Huntingdon alumni for their personal achievement or loyalty during the annual Alumni Awards Ceremony, Friday, October 3, at 5:00 p.m. in the College’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The ceremony is part of the College’s annual Homecoming festivities.

Huntingdon Choir and alumni remember former professor during Homecoming Concert

The Huntingdon College Concert Choir will be joined by more than 30 choir alumni for a special Homecoming concert Sunday, October 5, at 3:00 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The second half of the concert will feature alumni performers and combined choirs in tribute to the late Dr. James Glass, professor emeritus of music, who died earlier this year.

Huntingdon men pledge Greek fraternities

The annual fraternity Rush events at Huntingdon College have concluded for the fall semester 2014, with 45 men accepting bids to three Huntingdon fraternities, Lambda Chi Alpha, Sigma Nu, and Sigma Phi Epsilon. Huntingdon’s fourth fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi, identifies candidates through a separate process.

HC and SUSCC sign reverse transfer agreement

Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West and Southern Union State Community College President Glenda Colagross signed a “reverse transfer” agreement between their respective institutions Monday, September 15. The agreement allows SUSCC students who transfer to Huntingdon, whether in the traditional day program or the Evening Bachelor’s Degree program, to transfer credits back to SUSCC toward completion of the associate’s degree. The agreement is beneficial to transfer students and to both colleges, as well as to local workforce development.

American String Quartet to perform at Huntingdon

The American String Quartet will perform as part of Huntingdon College’s Elizabeth Belcher Cheek Concert Series, Monday, September 22, at 7:00 p.m. in the College’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. Recognized as one of the world’s foremost quartets, the American String Quartet celebrates its 39th season in 2014–2015 with performances featuring Peter Winograd and Laurie Carney on violin; Daniel Avshalomov on viola; and Wolfram Koessel on cello.

Women join Greek Life during Bid Day 2014

Fifty-five Huntingdon College women received bids to enter Panhellenic women’s fraternities during Bid Day, Thursday, September 4. Huntingdon’s national women’s fraternities are Alpha Omicron Pi, Chi Omega, and Phi Mu.

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Students serve during Big Red Day of Service

The Huntingdon College motto, “Enter to Grow in Wisdom; Go Forth to Apply Wisdom in Service,” will serve as the guiding principle for Huntingdon’s annual Big Red Day of Service, Saturday, August 23. More than 300 students, faculty and staff will be involved with community service projects in 10 locations around the city from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Huntingdon College becomes smoke-free

Huntingdon College will begin the fall semester 2014 as a smoke-free campus, an initiative that began with a bill passed by the College’s Student Government Association last spring. The bill was signed into policy by President J. Cameron West in April. The “HC is Smoke-Free” initiative became effective August 1 and includes all forms of smoking tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, hookahs, and e-cigarettes, and all College-owned properties, including off-campus housing.

Huntingdon Ability Sport Network earns second year of funding

08.13.2014: The Huntingdon College Ability Sport Network (HC-ASN) will kick-off its fall season Saturday, August 16, with Red Wings Basketball, a wheelchair basketball team for children ages 6–21, in James W. Wilson Jr. Gymnasium, Will and Kelly Wilson Community and Athletic Center on Huntingdon’s Cloverdale Campus. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the program concludes after lunch at 1:00 p.m.

Fall move-in dates set

July 31, 2014—New and returning students involved with athletic training, cheerleading, marching band, soccer, volleyball, and football will arrive more than a week in advance of other students.  Following are the scheduled arrival dates: Wednesday, August 13 9:00 am: Athletic Trainers 10:00 am: New Football Student-Athletes 12:00 pm: Returning Football Student-Athletes Friday, August 15 10:00 […]

Huntingdon offers Disability Sport Specialist training for area educators

Montgomery, Ala.—In an effort to increase knowledge, awareness, and competency in disability sport, Huntingdon College’s Ability Sport Network will host training for the Certified Disability Sports Specialist (CDSS) credential through BlazeSports America, Friday–Saturday, July 18–19, at Huntingdon College. Twenty area educators and volunteers from Montgomery Public Schools and from Huntingdon College are expected to participate […]

Hawks return from Trinidad

Was it Trinidad, or was it paradise? Huntingdon Plan travelers just returned from a week in the Caribbean island Trinidad and Tobago, where they hiked through mountains and nature preserves, jumped from cliffs, and swam in tranquil waters, observing the flora and fauna of the island.

Hawks fly through Germany

A Huntingdon Plan travel/study group of students and faculty spent a week in Germany in May, visiting various Germany points of interest. The trip was led by Dr. Maureen Kendrick Murphy ’78, professor of chemistry, and Dr. Frank Buckner, professor of religion.