August 19, 2017
Huntingdon students serve across Montgomery
Montgomery, Ala.—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.
The sites are:
- Remount Park Cemetery, Harrison Road
- Lagoon Park Trail, Gunter Park Drive East
- Eat South, 485 Molton Street
- Maintaining trees in downtown Montgomery along Commerce, Lee, and Tallapoosa Streets as part of Huntingdon’s Tree Campus USA status
- Old Cloverdale Community Garden, 1128 Woodward Avenue
- United Methodist Committee On Relief (UMCOR) service, building Back-to-School bags in Roland Arena, Huntingdon College
- And four other sites on campus
Huntingdon’s motto is “Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service.” Big Red Weekend is an annual event during which new Huntingdon students become oriented to campus and to the College’s mission.
Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college recognized among “The Fastest Growing Colleges in America” by The Chronicle of Higher Education; among the top 10 regional colleges and top 10 best regional values by U.S. News and World Report; among the top tier of regional colleges by the Princeton Review; among “Colleges that Contribute to the Public Good,” by Washington Monthly; and on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Huntingdon campus, a Tree Campus USA, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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1500 E. Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36106
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