Internationally renowned opera stars who normally perform with such landmark operas as the Metropolitan in New York and the Lyric Opera of Chicago will converge on stage at Huntingdon College for the 10th Anniversary Vann Vocal Institute Gala Celebrity Recital, Friday, April 7, at 7:00 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.
The Huntingdon College Leadership Initiative, part of the College’s Office of Student Life, will host the Air War College’s Hap Arnold Lecture Series, “Leading and Serving in Changing Times,” Wednesday, March 22, at 6:00 p.m. in Smith Music Building’s Delchamps Recital Hall on the Huntingdon campus. The event is free and open to the public.
The annual Miss Huntingdon Pageant will be held Saturday, March 11, at 7:00 p.m. in Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater on the College’s Cloverdale Campus at 1125 Cloverdale Road, with eight Huntingdon women competing for the title and scholarships.
The Huntingdon College Department of Sport Science and Physical Education and the Huntingdon campus will host teams participating in the state Special Olympics basketball tournament, Friday, March 10.
The Huntingdon College Campus and Cloverdale community will be filled with the sound of music as Huntingdon hosts the Alabama Independent Schools Band Association (AISBA) State Band Festival and State Honor Band, February 24–25. Continuing the musical weekend, Huntingdon Winds and Jazz will present their winter concert, Sunday, February 26.
For the third consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Huntingdon College as a Tree Campus USA. A national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation, Tree Campus USA honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West has been appointed to serve on the board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). He is one of 14 new board members who assumed their responsibilities during the 2017 NAICU Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., last week.
Huntingdon College will welcome noted poet, artist, and bookmaker Jen Bervin to speak for the College’s 2017 Rhoda Coleman Ellison Writers Festival and Lecture, Thursday, February 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Delchamps Recital Hall, Smith Music Building.
Huntingdon College’s seasonal SaveFirst tax preparation site has opened for business. Appointments are accepted from noon to 8:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 12:00–6:00 p.m. Fridays, and 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Saturdays.
Huntingdon College announced today the formation of a summer Huntingdon Health Sciences Academy (HHSA) for rising high school seniors, to be held June 7–9, 2017.