A Long and Storied Tradition

faculty during Presidential Convocation 2017The Oracle. Baccalaureate. United Methodist connections. The Miss Huntingdon Pageant. The Red Lady Run. A Service of Lessons and Carols. These are just a few of the many traditions that have built Huntingdon’s history. Traditions are events, moments, and shared experiences: they remind us of a long and well-lived past and promise a future when the College is just as vital and just as loved as it is in the present. When you’re part of Huntingdon, you’re part of a long and storied tradition.

Annual Events


Commencement Exercises

Annual Events

Enriching the Mind, Heart, and Spirit

homecoming court

Huntingdon College offers annual events that support the life of the mind, the heart, and the spirit. Along with scholarly, arts, athletic, social, and service activities, Huntingdon’s annual events have established traditions that bring people together and celebrate the relationships possible when students can know and be known.


Community and Cultural Events


Don’t forget to order your Homecoming T-shirt when you purchase tickets!

Homecoming 2022: October 28-29

Community and Cultural Events

Events listed in chronological order. Check back! This list is updated frequently. For other dates and events see: Academic CalendarComposite Athletics ScheduleCollege Facilities Calendar

Spring 2020


  •  Huntingdon Concert Choir and Choral Ensembles Performance—Wednesday, January 15, Alabama Music Educators Association Pre-Concert, 6:00 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church
  • Huntingdon Concert Choir and Choral Ensembles Performance—Thursday, January 16, Alabama Music Educators Association, 1:00 p.m., Renaissance Hotel and Spa, Ballroom A
  •  Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service—Monday, January 20; no classes; offices open
  • 100 Days to Graduation—Thursday, January 30, 7:30–10:30 a.m.; Jackson Home 113 (the CCV office)


  • CCV Business and Communications Networking Luncheon—Wednesday, February 5, 11:45 a.m., RSVP required
  • CCV JC Penney Suit-Up Event, Eastdale Mall—Sunday, February 16, 3:00–6:00 p.m.
  • Huntingdon Preview Day—Monday, February 17
  • Faculty Recital—Tuesday, February 18, 6:30 p.m., Ligon Chapel
  • Presidential Fellows Day—Friday, February 21
  • NetVUE Conference—Friday–Saturday, February 21–22
  • CCV Career Networking Fair—Monday, February 24, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Stallworth Dining Room
  • BSU Black History Month Art Event – Monday, February 24, 7:00 p.m., Seay Twins Art Gallery
  • Academic Showcase—Thursday, February 27
  • The Miss Huntingdon Pageant—Saturday, February 29, 7:00 p.m., Drum Theater


  • Concert Choir Spring Tour—March 4–8
  • CCV and Black Student Union Professional Networking Symposium—Tuesday, March 10, 3:30–5:00 p.m., Drum Theater
  • Vann Vocal Institute Celebrity Recital—Thursday, March 12, 7:00 p.m., CHANGE OF VENUE: Wilson Auditorium, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Spring 2020 events canceled or postponed from March 12 through the end of the spring semester. More information will be posted when available.

This list is current as of April 7, 2020 but events are subject to change and new events are added frequently. To verify event information or to be placed on an e-mail mailing list for Cultural Events, contact Su Ofe in the Office of Communications at ofe@hawks.huntingdon.edu or (334) 833-4515.

Baptist Health logoHuntingdon College’s Cultural and Community Events are co-sponsored by Baptist Health.Willette

Commencement Exercises

Bridge to the Top

Your final march as a Huntingdon College student begins at Flowers Hall in Ligon Chapel and ends at Top Stage on the Green (weather permitting).  As you walk across the stage, you will begin the rest of your life. Your memories and shared experiences will  be the catalysts that call you home to Huntingdon for Homecoming celebrations in future years.

NOTE: The Baccalaureate service for traditional day students (5:00 p.m. on the evening preceding Commencement Exercises) and both Commencement Exercises are simulcast.

Commencement 2020: Saturday, May 9, 2020, on the Green (weather permitting)

  • Traditional Day Students: 9:00 a.m.
  • Evening Bachelor’s Degree Graduates: 6:00 p.m.
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