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Monday Messages

July 26, 2010

The success of every student is the focus of everything we do.

It’s almost that time!

IMPORTANT—Students and parents: The annual opt-out period for student health insurance is August 9–September 3. Each year, every student who does not wish to be charged the fee for Student Health Insurance must opt out of this service by filing information about their current health insurance coverage online at the designated site. Don’t forget! Opting out is only possible for those who have approved existing plans. Filing prevents you from being charged $682 for additional student health insurance. If you do not have health insurance, do nothing. The fee will be added to your account automatically. Read more about student health insurance.

Attention Alumni: Come Back and Have a Ball! Homecoming is set for Saturday, September 25, when the Hawks take on Birmingham-Southern College at Samford Stadium for the first time. Several reunions for classes ending in ’0 or ’5 have been planned. See the schedule here.

Attention Employers: The Office of Campus Ministry and Community Service and the Center for Career and Vocation will host a Fall Internship, Volunteer, and Career Fair, Tuesday, August 30, in Russell Dining Hall. The event is free to employers who are looking for interns, volunteers, and employees, and to the students who attend. Businesses and organizations who wish to register for the event should contact CCV director Emily Webster Cosgrove ’07 at

Later this week, the third Summer Orientation session will take place, along with a special half-day orientation program for new transfer students. We welcome members of the Class of 2014 and their families to this special program.

Congratulations to:

  • Keith Anthony ’12 (Sport Studies; Montgomery, Ala.), who has been named’s pre-season All-America Second Team. Keith set single-season school records for interceptions (9), total tackles (92), and solo tackles (55) last season.
  • Dr. Frank Buckner, professor of religion, who has been appointed chair the Department of Religion for the coming year, and Dr. Robin Gunther, associate professor of English, who will chair the Department of Language and Literature.
  • Shane Corley ’10, who has been hired to teach and assist with coaching football at Dauphin Junior High School in Enterprise, Ala., for the coming year.
  • Chasi Fowler ’08, who married Wade Skinner earlier this month. They are moving to Virginia, where she will begin medical school at Virginia Tech this fall.
  • Bethany Gaydosh ’06 and Kaleb Davis ’06, who were married June 26.
  • Dr. Casey Malone Maugh ’00, who married Daniel D. Guice III May 20 in Kovalem, India. Married in a Hindu temple overlooking the Arabian Sea, they then had a Southern wedding in Gautier, Miss., June 26, over which her father, the Reverend Larry Maugh, presided. Casey is an assistant professor of communication studies and the director of the Speaking Center at the University of Southern Mississippi.
  • Kaitlin Rozof ’12 (Biochemistry/Religion; Helena, Ala.), who is the first Huntingdon women’s golfer in College history to earn membership in the National Golf Coaches Association’s All-American Scholar Team. She is one of 494 Division I, II, and III student-athletes and one of 13 Alabama women recognized by the NGCA this season.


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Office: (334) 833-4515
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