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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.

Hut Happenings, Week of September 2

Panhellenic Recruitment, O-Day, Worship Team Auditions, Campus Rec Sign-Ups & more

Hut Happenings, Week of August 25

Welcome Back Week is here! Get involved in campus life right away through these events.

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.

Huntingdon named among the country’s fastest growing colleges


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.

Hawks return from Paris

Huntingdon College students, staff and faculty traveled to Paris for a week in May, a Huntingdon Plan travel/study experience. Groups visited the Louvre, Normandy, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and other hot spots after learning some of the highlights of French history. The trip was led by Madame Camille Elebash-Hill, adjunct assistant professor of French.

The Class of 2014 commences with life

Members of the Class of 2014 traditional day and Adult Degree Completion programs accepted their diplomas during separate ceremonies on a perfect spring day, Saturday, May 17. Read more about the ceremonies here; see photos on the Huntingdon College Facebook page.

Huntingdon prepares for 2014 Baccalaureate and Commencement Exercises

“Pomp and Circumstance” will lead the combined 237 members of the Huntingdon College Class of 2014 to Top Stage on the Huntingdon Green to collect their diplomas during 2014 Commencement Exercises, Saturday, May 17. Students in the traditional day program will graduate at 9:00 a.m. and Adult Degree Completion Program students will graduate at 6:00 p.m.

Huntingdon honors student-athletes and coaches with year-end awards

The Huntingdon College athletic department recently held its annual Awards Banquet to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes that helped make this another successful year.

Six Huntingdon football players selected to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Huntingdon’s 2014 selections are running back Garrett Fletcher, defensive back Dakota Hooper, long snapper Cameron Lewis, receiver Tyler Robinson, quarterback Ryne Taylor and defensive back Ryan White.

Scholarship and Service honored at Awards Convocation

Academic and student life programs at Huntingdon College presented awards for scholarship and service during the annual Honors and Awards Convocation held April 28. Awards to individuals are included below; honor society inductions will be announced separately.

Musicians present an “Old-Fashioned Band Concert” on the Huntingdon College Green

The Huntingdon Pops, the River Region’s newest established community band, will present “An Old-Fashioned Band Concert” Tuesday, April 29, at 7:00 p.m. on the Huntingdon College Green at the center of campus. The concert is free and open to the public. Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome. In case of rain the concert will move to Huntingdon’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.

Huntingdon College choirs perform spring concert

The Huntingdon College Concert Choir and Huntingdon Harmony show choir will perform their Spring Choral Concert Tuesday, April 22, at 7:00 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

2014–2015 Huntingdon Ambassadors announced

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College Ambassadors work with the Office of College and Alumni Relations and the Office of the President by introducing College visitors and friends to the Huntingdon student experience, by welcoming visitors to events, and by making presentations about Huntingdon for churches and community organizations. Thirty-eight students have been selected to serve as Huntingdon Ambassadors for the 2014–2015 academic year.

Greek awards honor scholarship, leadership, service

The Huntingdon College Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils held their annual Greek Awards Banquet, Thursday, April 10, and presented awards to chapters and to individuals.

Young scientists tested on skills and knowledge as Huntingdon hosts Science Olympiad State Finals

More than 175 young scientists and mathematicians from across the state will build, calculate, engineer, operate, test and be tested on their knowledge at Huntingdon College Saturday, April 12, during the Alabama Science Olympiad Division B (middle/junior high) and Division C (high school) State Finals.

Serebryany piano recital caps Huntingdon 2013–14 Faculty Recital Series

Huntingdon College music professor Dr. Vadim Serebryany will perform the final concert in the College’s Faculty Recital Series for the 2013–2014 academic year, Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the College’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The concert is free and open to the public and will include selections from the Romantic era of music, the composers Chopin, Schumann, and Brahms.

Chaffee selected for state internship

Huntingdon College junior and Greenville, South Carolina, native Tyler Chaffee has been selected by the Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA) to serve in one of five premier economic development internships in the state of Alabama this summer. He is the second consecutive Huntingdon student to land an EDAA summer internship.

Manderville presents classical guitar recital at Huntingdon

The Huntingdon College Faculty Recital Series will present Huntingdon adjunct music professor Kevin Manderville in a classical guitar recital Thursday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the College’s Smith Music Building’s Delchamps Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Huntingdon Voice of Justice students Stand for Freedom

Taking a stand for one day in recognition of the 29.8 million individuals estimated to be enslaved every day is the purpose of Huntingdon College’s Voice of Justice club’s 24-hour Stand for Freedom, April 8–9, beginning and ending at noon on the front porch of Pratt Hall.

Huntingdon Panhellenic’s Storybook Festival brings pages to life

The Huntingdon College Panhellenic Council will host a Storybook Festival, Friday, April 11, at 7:00 p.m. in Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater, Cloverdale Campus. The price of admission is one children’s book, which will be donated to local schools or organizations in support of children’s literacy.

Huntingdon Bands host Symphonic Honor Band

The boom and blast of percussion and woodwinds will resonate from the Huntingdon College campus this weekend as two symphonic band concerts and many hours of practice ring in the spring concert season.