October 17, 2012
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October 17, 2012
Although the Talon is published biweekly this year, here are a
few brief news updates for the week of October 15 (next issue,
week of October 22):
- As of Sunday night's coaches' poll, the Hawks are ranked
nationally at #18 in NCAA-Division III football, which means
that Saturday, October 27, will be the biggest game in
Huntingdon football history—the first time two nationally ranked
teams will face each other at Samford Stadium as the Hawks take
on #6 Wesley College (Del.) Put your HAWK on and come out to
the game (kick-off will be 1:00 p.m.)! ADMISSION IS FREE for
all attenders. The week prior to the game, be part of BEAT
WESLEY WEEK! Student Life is planning for a vehicle paint
party, Screen on the Green (22nd), pumpkin carving contest
(23rd), IFC Dodgeball event for breast cancer awareness (24th),
EMERGE (25th), and the Countess of Huntingdon Ball (26th)--plus
lots more! Let's cheer our Hawks to victory!
- The Department of Music has canceled the His and Hers Choral
Workshop scheduled for Saturday, October 20.
- Friday, October 19, is an In-Service Day. No classes,
but offices are open.
- The last day to withdraw from a course
without grade penalty and receive a WP or WF on your
transcript is Friday, October 26.
- Houghton Library continues to offer afternoon instruction
sessions through the first of November. Check the library
Web site for a complete list and make your reservations now. http://libguides.huntingdon.edu/website
- The Office of Event Planning and Travel invites students to
join a New York City Christmas trip, December 9–14, 2012.
Included in the $1750 cost are a pro football game (Saints vs
Giants), Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, "The Lion
King" at the Minskoff Theatre, Metropolitan Opera and the New
York Philharmonic, "Wicked" at Gershwin Theatre, and tours of
Little Italy, Chinatown, Soho ... and more! (Meals are not
included in the cost.) A $150 deposit is due by October 31 with
50% of trip cost due by November 9 (final payment November 30).
Contact Tricia Grier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If your dining hall Flex Points are running low, now
is the time to re-load! Get a $10+ reward card for each $100
Flex Points purchased. The amount you purchase carries forward
to the spring term. Go to Wilson 108 A to load Flex Points onto
- The City of Montgomery's contractor for picking up the
contents of the recycling bins on campus has changed,
and the switch is causing delays in picking up recyclables.
Please do not pile recyclables outside the bins—either discard
as usual for refuse or hold until pick-up resumes at a regular
- Mid-term grades were distributed last week via
students' academic advisers on campus and mailed to students'
parents at home. If you have questions concerning your grades
or would like to review steps to improve performance, please
meet with your academic adviser or with a member of the staff in
the Staton Center for Learning Enrichment as soon as possible.
- The Library and the Department of Language &
Literature will hold the fall semester's Salon,
Wednesday, October 31, at 3:45 p.m., in the Atrium of the
Library. This semester's theme in the biannual reading group
series is Horror Literature. Come join in reading from
some of your favorite authors and works in this literary genre.
You are invited to dress in your best holiday finery (costumes
are encouraged but not required), as everyone gathers to share
in an afternoon of chilling tales. All members of the college
community are invited.
- The Center for Career and Vocation will offer "Tricks
of the Trade: Enhancing your future with the CCV,"
featuring helpful tips as you complete your degree and plan for
your future, Wednesday, October 17, at 8:30 p.m. in
Searcy Theatre. Learn some tricks and get a treat!
- We learned just after publishing last week's Talon that
former head men's tennis coach and director of tennis John
McWilliams had undergone open-heart surgery Saturday,
October 6. Coach McWilliams remains hospitalized in ICU at
Baptist South and needs our thoughts and prayers for strength
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