Huntingdon College will present a faculty recital by trombonist Rusty Logan and euphonium player Marie Robertson, Thursday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. in the College’s Smith Music Building, Delchamps Recital Hall.
The Huntingdon College Office of Admission will offer a Huntingdon Preview Day, Saturday, March 7. Prospective students and families are invited to attend this free event. Huntingdon Preview Days begin with registration at 8:00 a.m. in the College’s historic main building, Flowers Hall.
Huntingdon College will host country music star Corey Smith with opening band The Dirty Guv’nahs for CloverJam 2015, Friday, April 24, beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Top Stage on the College Green. Tickets are free for Huntingdon students, faculty and staff and $20 per guest, and may be purchased through Eventbrite.com.
Huntingdon College invites pastors and youth ministers who serve United Methodist churches in the Alabama-West Florida and North Alabama Conferences of The United Methodist Church to sponsor high school juniors and/or seniors to participate in the Huntingdon Leadership Academy, June 11–12.
Arbor Day will hold special significance at Huntingdon College as the College announces its designation as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus USA, Thursday, February 26, at 10:00 a.m. in front of the president’s home (The Delchamps Residence). A tree seedling giveaway will follow the brief program. The public is invited to attend.
The Huntingdon College Campus and Cloverdale community will be filled with the sound of music this weekend as the Alabama Independent Schools Band Association (AISBA) holds their annual State Band Festival and State Honor Band on the Huntingdon campus. Approximately 500 band students—in addition to directors, parents, and spectators—are expected to be involved.
The Huntingdon College Center for Career and Vocation is intent on bringing students to firm ground in their career search efforts. To that end, the CCV hosted a “Meet the Firms” job fair for accounting, business, and related majors in Houghton Library last week.
The biology major traveled to the nation’s capital to present her research on the use of PLGA (poly-DL-glycolide) nanoparticles as anti-cancer delivery agents at the 2015 Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, February 19–21. She came away with a first place award in the biomedical engineering category.
Professor Ellen Davis, Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke University Divinity School, will be the featured speaker for Huntingdon College’s 2015 Chapman Benson Lecture Series, Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. She will speak on the topic, “The Things that Make for Peace (Luke 19:42): Inter-religious Theological Conversation.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
The Huntingdon College family gathered in small groups and online this weekend to share memories as word spread of the death of Ken Williams, associate professor emeritus of mathematics and computer science.
Huntingdon College alumnus and head men’s tennis coach Charlie Lane passed away this morning after a long battle with cancer. A member of the Huntingdon Class of 1971, Lane returned to Huntingdon following the 2006 tennis season to lead the men’s tennis team.
Huntingdon College’s annual Black History Month art show will feature the work of Tuskegee University artist and assistant professor Bruce Phillips, “Journey in Architectural Perspective, 2009–2015,” opening Thursday, February 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the College’s Seay Twins Art Gallery. The opening reception is free and open to the public. The show will continue with viewing times from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. nightly through February 19.
Huntingdon College will offer the College’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation, Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The public is invited to attend. Preaching this year is The Rev. Lisa Yebuah, pastor of inviting ministries at Edenton Street United Methodist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West announced today that the College’s Cross and Flame Award, having increased by $500 to $11,000 for full-time day students entering in the fall of 2014, has contributed to the more than $20 million in College-funded financial assistance provided to United Methodist students enrolled in the College’s full-time day program since the grant began in 2004.
Huntingdon College’s Ability Sport Network wheelchair basketball team, the Red Wings, will present a 15-minute exhibition game at Carver High School, Friday, January 9, at approximately 5:30 p.m., immediately following Carver’s JV game with Park Crossing High School.
Huntingdon College bands will host more than 120 high school musicians who are participating in the annual Huntingdon College Symphonic Honor Band, Friday–Saturday, January 9–10. The program, which includes brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, will begin with registration at 9:00 a.m. Friday and conclude with a concert at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, January 10, in Roland Arena, Roland Student Center.
For the fourth consecutive year, Huntingdon College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Inclusion on the list published by the Corporation for National and Community Service signifies the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive regarding community service, service-learning, and civic engagement. The 2014–2015 President’s Honor Roll recognizes community service performed during the 2012–2013 academic year, when Huntingdon students, faculty and staff contributed a combined 7985 recorded hours of service that achieved meaningful outcomes in the community.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
See news story on www.huntingdonhawks.com: http://www.huntingdonhawks.com/sports/fball/2014-15/releases/20141002xlrw6q
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.
HUNTINGDON COLLEGE Faith * Wisdom * Service NEWS RELEASE For more information, contact Su Ofe, associate vice president for communications and marketing: email@example.com; (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. […]