September 11, 2012
The success of every student is the focus of everything we do.
A grip on news in the Huntingdon College family
September 11, 2012
Greek Life rushes through growth
More than 75 Huntingdon men and women went greek during Rush/Recruitment
earlier this month. Check here for the names of students who pledged or
accepted bids: http://www.huntingdon.edu/aboutNews.aspx?id=10329
Prospective voters find their voices
The Huntingdon Ambassadors registered 99 students to vote during a non-partisan
Voter Registration Drive last week. If you are 18 or older and haven't
yet registered, stop by the Office of College and Alumni Relations to register
so that you will have a voice in the November elections!
Student e-mails will change October 1
Students, if you haven't yet adopted your @hawks.huntingdon.edu email
account and switched your old emails to the new address, you only have three
weeks left to do so. Students' addresses will move to the new gmail-based
accounts as of October 1, and you will not be able to access your
@huntingdon.edu accounts after that time. (Faculty and staff accounts will
remain as they are.) Official notifications from the College will be
emailed to your @hawks.huntingdon.edu account from this point forward.
Contact the Tech Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you need assistance. To log-in easily to your Google accounts and
services, bookmark these pages:
Get ready for the Graduate School Fair
Seniors, the Alabama Graduate School Consortium college fair is coming up
October 3 at Faulkner University. More than 58 colleges and universities
are members of this consortium. To help you prepare your resume and
Statement of Purpose before the fair or for your graduate school application
process, Su Ofe (Communications) and Fran Taylor (CCV) are planning two
workshops. Plan to attend one of these free workshops next week
(watch for dates, times, and places to be announced soon) and put together or
polish your resume and supporting materials for your future!
Homecoming/Family Weekend approaching
Huntingdon will celebrate Homecoming, Family Weekend, and the first fall Host
Day during the weekend of September 28–30. Be sure to get your
registrations in for the events you plan to attend.
ADCP adds a new site
Huntingdon's Adult Degree Completion Program has added a Birmingham site at
Lawson State Community College. ADCP allows adult returning learners to
complete their bachelor's degrees in business management by attending classes
one night a week in five-week sessions. The LSCC site will offer a
concentration in health management. Other sites are in Enterprise,
Brewton, Bay Minette, Daphne, Gadsden, Center Point, Shelby, Pell City,
Clanton, and Montgomery.
DEADLINE to apply for the Alabama Student Grant is September 17.
You can find the application here: http://www.huntingdon.edu/uploadedFiles/Future_Students/Financial_Aid/Forms/asg.pdf.
New students must provide five pieces of evidence to prove your Alabama
residency. Returning students must renew per the instructions on the
Adapted Physical Education class is in partnership with Wilson
Elementary School this year. Three times this semester, Wilson
special education students will be bused to Huntingdon for adapted
physical activity conducted by members of the class. This
partnership continues several years of work between Huntingdon Adapted PE
and partner middle and high schools. The first session for this year
occurred last week.
- A new Regions
Bank ATM has been installed in Java City for your banking convenience.
Get some cash, buy some coffee, and you'll be set to study all night!
up in the Hut to be part of the Pinterest Craft Wednesday,
September 12 at 7:00 p.m.
to serve as a senator for the Student Government Association are
available in the Hut and due Wednesday, September 12 at 4:00 p.m. (SGA
Office, the Hut).
Library invites you to browse through their new Web site at http://library.huntingdon.edu
(click on the hand). There, you can use the new library card catalog
(Countess OneSearch) to find books, films, and journal articles.
Library is offering several e-readers and tablets for check-out.
See the "Technology Available" tab under "Services" on
the library Web site.
this fall, the library will offer a number of brief sessions to assist
students, faculty, and staff in learning about the online catalog, Web
site, and subject-specific databases. Keep an eye out for the
schedule, which should be posted sometime in the next week.
next two Fridays, September 14 and 21, are In-Service Days.
There will be no classes, but offices will remain open.
students have been selected to be part of Huntingdon worship teams
this fall. See the story here: http://www.huntingdon.edu/aboutNews.aspx?id=10330
Montgomery Symphony invites you to their annual Broadway Under the
Stars concert, Thursday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m. on the ASF
grounds. Bring blankets, chairs, picnic baskets and coolers and have
a great time. It's free!
Ancar '08 is in her second year of medical school in Seattle,
Clancy '15 (Political Science; Ferrisburg, Vt.) spent the summer
serving as a press intern for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) in his
Washington, D.C., office. The internship entailed a great deal of research
and daily communication.
Lewis '14 (English/Secondary Education; Dothan, Ala.) has been named a
Montgomery County chairman for the Romney/Ryan Presidential Campaign. She
was also elected in Mid-July as the State Committeewoman for the Capitol
City Young Republicans. She serves as the Central Vice-Chairman of the
College Republican Federation of Alabama and is the chairman of Huntingdon
College Republicans. Megan-Rhea is volunteering on numerous local and
- ... Alice
Farricker, administrative assistant in the Office of Admission.
Alice is a former X-ray technician who has been at home raising her
children for 11 years.
- ... Tommy
Bracknell, assistant men's basketball coach. Tommy comes to
Huntingdon from the head men's basketball coach position at Edgewood
- ... Katrina
Wilson, assistant women's tennis coach. Katrina played for and
graduated from Auburn-Montgomery and is a tennis pro at O'Connor Tennis
Center and Lagoon Park.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Montgomery, AL, seeks a part-time
Director of Music. The successful candidate will have a background in
church music; be flexible and adaptable to diverse musical and worship
styles; exhibit loving leadership; possess skills to involve children and
youth in the music ministry; and have the ability to work as part of a
team. Knowledge and experience in conducting choral and instrumental music
as well as a deep and demonstrated Christian faith are essential
qualifications. A bachelor's degree in music is preferred; commensurate
experience considered; references required. Fax your resume to (334)
270-1349 or see Su Ofe (Flowers 103) if you have questions.
- If you
would like to be included on the Huntingdon list for babysitting
opportunities in the community, stop by the CCV in the Office of College
and Alumni Relations to fill out an informational form.
the CCV on Twitter @huntingdonccv for postings regarding job
opportunities, internships, upcoming seminars, and more!
Taylor in the CCV has been hard at work updating the College's College
Central Network connections. Watch for more information coming soon!
Avenue School needs 20 volunteers to help with their Back-to-School Bash
Friday, September 21, 5:00–8:00 p.m. You will be fed!
Huntingdon, Huntingdon athletics, and/or sorority/fraternity attire is
preferred. See Brian Smith '94, chaplain and director of
community service, in The Hut for more information.
will host the annual Tennis Across Montgomery fundraiser for the Family
Sunshine Center Saturday, September 15, 9:00 a.m. until noon on Gibbs Tennis
Courts. A few more volunteers are needed to help with this
event. Contact Sandy Smith at Family Sunshine Center, (334) 206-2128
large number of volunteers are needed to assist with the Montgomery
Half-Marathon Saturday, October 6, 7:00–11:00 a.m. Contact Cason Garner at
email@example.com or (334)
Society of St. Andrew seeks a volunteer or small group of volunteers to
transport produce to Faith Crusade Mission on Thursdays, where it will be
used to feed the hungry. Please contact Linda Tozer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (205)
Composite Athletic Schedule: http://www.huntingdonhawks.com/composite
football field house is now the Coach Buzz Phillips Field House, announced
during the September 1 season opening football game. The honor was
bestowed upon Athletic Director and Head Women's Basketball Coach Buzz
Phillips for his many contributions during a long tenure of service to
the College. And no, he's not retiring. He's just good.
has signed a partnership with Carver High School so that Huntingdon's
track teams can use Carver's brand new track, while Huntingdon athletes
will provide tutoring and mentoring for Carver students. See the
story here: http://www.huntingdon.edu/aboutNews.aspx?id=10297
to get the inside scoop about the Hawks football team each week during the
season? Watch the Hawks Football Review Show Sunday nights at 10:00
p.m. on WCOV, Fox 20.
Robinson '14 (History; Oxford, Ala.) was named Student-Athlete of the
Week September 5 for his performance in the Hawks football victory over
Maryville College September 1.
you to Regions Bank for sponsoring the tailgate party at the football
game Saturday, September 8.
you to Bob Parker, owner of Dreamland Barbecue, the Deli at Alley Station,
and other downtown establishments, for speaking at today's Leadership
Luncheon, offered by the Office of Student Life.
you to the Office of Student Life for great beginning-of-the-year
activities, a successful Greek rush and recruitment, and great intramural
sports already underway for the year.
you to our dedicated Orientation Leaders for your great work in
welcoming our freshman class during the summer and this fall.
those who died and those who lost loved ones in the September 11 attacks
11 years ago today; for our nation; and for peace in our world.
Associate Vice President for
Communications and Marketing
Office: (334) 833-4515
Cell: (334) 324-6591