Huntingdon News

July 24, 2013
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Students, faculty attend national conference


Exchange Club Conf

Montgomery, Ala. — Four members of the Huntingdon College

 community attended the annual meeting of the National Exchange Club in Greensboro, North Carolina, July 10–13.  Blake Bosch of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Zachary Turner of Citronelle, Alabama, Russell Barnwell of Jacksonville, Alabama, and professor of chemistry Dr. Maureen Kendrick Murphy presented "Collegiate Exchange Club Building Perspective" to encourage conference goers to foster and grow collegiate chapters in their areas.  The presentation included a video about the club-building process showing highlights of Huntingdon's Collegiate Exchange Club's 2012–2013 academic year.  Barnwell served as club president during the year.  Murphy, who was  installed as the 92nd president of the Montgomery Exchange Club in June, also serves as adviser for the Huntingdon group. 

Huntingdon's Collegiate Exchange Club is the only college chapter of the organization in the United States. The club received the Exchange Club's National Service Award for their work during 2012–2013.

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 three years been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Washington Monthly, which ranks colleges on the basis of their contributions to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 baccalaureate colleges. The traditional day program offers more than 20 programs of study, 14 NCAA-Division III athletic teams, more than 50 clubs and organizations, active Greek life programs, the Hobbs Honors Program, and 17 honor societies.


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