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Archives for April 2015

Brass Quintet performs Thursday, April 30

The Huntingdon College Brass Quintet, comprised of both faculty and student musicians, will perform Thursday, April 30, at 7:00 p.m. in Delchamps Recital Hall, Smith Music Building, on the Huntingdon Campus. Musical selections from the Olympics, the Wizard of Oz, and classic literature will be included in the concert, which is expected to be 40 minutes in length. The performance is free and open to the public.

Five Hawks named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Five Huntingdon football players were named to the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame’s Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday.

Dianna Corcoran joins music line-up for CloverJam 2015

Two-time Australian Golden Guitar winner Dianna Corcoran has joined the line-up of music stars for Huntingdon College’s CloverJam 2015, Friday, April 24. The event has been moved to Roland Student Center’s Roland Arena because of weather forecasts later this week. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m., with Dianna Corcoran taking the stage at approximately 7:30 p.m. Corcoran will be followed by the six-piece Knoxville, Tennessee, band, The Dirty Guv’nahs. Headlining the night is country music star Corey Smith. Tickets are free for Huntingdon students, faculty and staff and $20 per guest, and may be purchased through Eventbrite.com or at the event.

The Talon 04.21.2015

Music EVERYWHERE; CloverJAM; Home Sweet Huntingdon; MANE man; Summer; HOPE; Greek Awards

Stanton Woodard—MANE Volunteer of the Year

Moulton, Alabama, native Stanton Woodard has been named Huntingdon Volunteer of the Year by the Montgomery Area Non-traditional Equestrians (MANE). Woodard, a freshman chemistry major, has volunteered more than 150 hours at the facility during the academic year.

Serebryany performs for Cheek Concert Series

Huntingdon College music professor Dr. Vadim Serebryany will perform on piano for Huntingdon’s Elizabeth Belcher Cheek Concert Series, Wednesday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the College’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The concert is free and open to the public and will include selections from the composers Bach, Schumann, Berg, and Bartok.

Huntingdon Winds prepares for spring concert

Huntingdon College’s Huntingdon Winds Concert Band will present their spring concert Thursday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. in Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater in the Cloverdale Administrative Building (former Cloverdale School building) on the Cloverdale Campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

Craig Duncan hired to lead wrestling program

Huntingdon Athletic Director Mike Turk announced the hiring of Craig Duncan as head wrestling coach on Wednesday.

Huntingdon hosts Science Olympiad state finals

Young scientists and mathematicians from across the state will converge at Huntingdon College Saturday, April 11, for the Alabama Science Olympiad Division B (middle/junior high) and Division C (high school) State Finals. Huntingdon College faculty, staff, and students and volunteers from the community will run nearly two dozen events for the teams competing in each division, all of whom are winners of regional competitions. The state winners will proceed to national competition in the coming weeks.

The Talon 04.07.2015

Ellison Writers Festival; winging around the world; special music gifts; fall term preregistration; changes in the housing application process; Greek Week; meeting famous people in cyberspace; counting on good help