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Archives for January 2015

The Talon, 01.20.2015

The Talon 01.20.2015: King Convocation; CloverJam; Service; Campus Improvements; Book Vouchers; Meal Plan and Class Schedule Changes; Ability Sport Network; United Way Campaign

Huntingdon offers annual Martin Luther King Convocation

Huntingdon College will offer the College’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation, Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The public is invited to attend. Preaching this year is The Rev. Lisa Yebuah, pastor of inviting ministries at Edenton Street United Methodist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Huntingdon Cross and Flame Award available to United Methodist students

Huntingdon College President J. Cameron West announced today that the College’s Cross and Flame Award, having increased by $500 to $11,000 for full-time day students entering in the fall of 2014, has contributed to the more than $20 million in College-funded financial assistance provided to United Methodist students enrolled in the College’s full-time day program since the grant began in 2004.

Huntingdon’s Ability Sport Network team to present exhibition game

Huntingdon College’s Ability Sport Network wheelchair basketball team, the Red Wings, will present a 15-minute exhibition game at Carver High School, Friday, January 9, at approximately 5:30 p.m., immediately following Carver’s JV game with Park Crossing High School.

High School musicians selected for Symphonic Honor Band

Huntingdon College bands will host more than 120 high school musicians who are participating in the annual Huntingdon College Symphonic Honor Band, Friday–Saturday, January 9–10. The program, which includes brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, will begin with registration at 9:00 a.m. Friday and conclude with a concert at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, January 10, in Roland Arena, Roland Student Center.

Huntingdon recognized for community service

For the fourth consecutive year, Huntingdon College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Inclusion on the list published by the Corporation for National and Community Service signifies the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive regarding community service, service-learning, and civic engagement. The 2014–2015 President’s Honor Roll recognizes community service performed during the 2012–2013 academic year, when Huntingdon students, faculty and staff contributed a combined 7985 recorded hours of service that achieved meaningful outcomes in the community.