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: firstname.lastname@example.org; (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. […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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 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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.