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IMPORTANT: BOOK RETURNS

December 4–8, 8:30a–5p daily in the Bookstore (students who entered during 2016–17 or fall 2017)

Classes Canceled Monday, September 11

Due to the anticipated weather from Hurricane Irma, all Huntingdon College classes and student activities are canceled for Monday, September 11. College offices, residence halls, and the dining hall will be open on Monday.

HC-ASN offers Adapted Sports Training

Huntingdon College’s Ability Sport Network will offer Adapted Sports Training, Saturday, September 9, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Wilson Gymnasium.

Convocation begins academic year

Huntingdon College president J. Cameron West welcomed the College’s newest students at the College’s Presidential Convocation yesterday. The annual event serves as the official kick-off to the academic year. In keeping with tradition, West was the speaker for the event.

Huntingdon students serve across Montgomery

Huntingdon students will serve in sites across Montgomery today as part of Big Red Day of Service. Led in teams by faculty, Student Affairs staff, and upper-level students, approximately 350 entering freshmen and transfers will serve in five sites in town and in five sites on campus beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 11:30 a.m.

Huntingdon named to select US News Short Lists

In articles recently published by U.S. News and World Report, Huntingdon College was listed among “The Short List: 10 Colleges Where Studying Abroad is Common” and among “The Short List: 10 Colleges that Often Lead to Graduate School.” The articles were based on data collected for the publishing of the 2016 U.S. News “Best Colleges” edition. The 2017 U.S. News “Best Colleges” edition, published in September 2016, ranked Huntingdon among the top ten Regional Colleges in the South and among the top ten Best Buys among Regional Colleges.

IMPORTANT—Books and Information Resources Announcement

Books and Information Resources Announcement Dear Students and Families, Earlier this year, we posted in The Talon the change in the College bookstore’s ownership from Follett Higher Education Group to college ownership. If you are an incoming freshman or transfer or if you entered Huntingdon during the 2016–2017 academic year as a freshman or transfer […]

Dr. Damion Womack appointed Chair, Fine Arts

I am exceedingly pleased to join Provost Anna McEwan in announcing the appointment of Dr. Damion Womack as Assistant Professor of Music, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Director of Choral Activities, effective August 1.

Huntingdon Leadership Academy wraps up third year

Forty high school juniors and seniors participated in Huntingdon College’s Huntingdon Leadership Academy from June 25-30 this summer. These students, from all across the state of Alabama and the panhandle of Florida, explored their callings during HLA and gained new and deepened understanding of faith, theology, and their role in God’s work on earth. HLA connects the Alabama-West Florida Conference, as well as the North Alabama Conference, with Huntingdon College and Duke Divinity School in efforts to engage high school students with their vocation.

Brianne Smith honored with AICPA Standing Ovation Award

Huntingdon College accounting professor Brianne Smith was one of 16 CPAs under age 40 honored by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) with the second annual Personal Financial Planning Standing Ovation, recognizing her professional contributions to personal financial planning. Smith was honored at the AICPA’s Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference in Las Vegas, part of AICPA ENGAGE.

Students explore careers in health sciences

Seventeen Alabama high school seniors participated in the first annual Huntingdon College Health Sciences Academy earlier this month.