Huntingdon News

August 21, 2012
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon Presidential Convocation opens the academic year

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College will celebrate the opening of the 2012–2013 academic year with the annual Presidential Convocation, Wednesday, August 22, 11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in the College's Ligon Chapel, inside Flowers Hall. As is customary, Huntingdon President J. Cameron West will be the featured speaker for the event, which is free and open to all. Music will be presented by the Huntingdon College Concert Choir and members of the Department of Music and Art faculty.  Huntingdon Ambassadors, Huntingdon Hosts, Student Government Association leaders and new faculty will be recognized during the program.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. The College motto, "Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service," is inscribed in stone above the front door of John Jefferson Flowers Hall.  Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has for two years been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Su Ofe
Associate Vice President for
Communications and Marketing
Office: (334) 833-4515
Cell: (334) 324-6591


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