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November 08, 2010

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Spring term pre-registration is THIS WEEK, November 8–12.  You must have your enrollment card signed by your adviser(s) and approved by the Office of Student Financial Services (Wilson 108) before you can turn in your card at the Registrar's Office.  Enrollment cards will be accepted between 8:30–11:30 a.m. and 1:00–4:00 p.m. daily, according to your registration status:

  • MONDAY: Seniors (90+ completed hours)
  • TUESDAY: Juniors and Seniors (57+ completed hours)
  • WEDNESDAY: Sophomore, Juniors and Seniors (24+ completed hours)
  • THURSDAY:  Freshmen, Sophomore, Juniors, and Seniors (0+ completed hours)
  • FRIDAY:  Current Special, Transient, Readmitted, and all other current students

Calling all mathematicians and scientists:  The Department of Mathematics will offer a lunchtime speaker, Dr. David G. Clark, neurology, The University of Alabama-Birmingham, on the topic, "Using Graph Theory to Study Cognition," Friday, November 12, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Wilson 208-209.  All interested students are welcome.  Lunch will be provided.

Want to know more about serving as a Resident Assistant?  Get answers to all of your questions at the Resident Assistant Interest Session presented by the Office of Residence Life, Wednesday, November 10, 6:00–7:00 p.m., Smith Music Building, Delchamps Recital Hall.  Food and drinks will be provided.

Help preserve and share Huntingdon memories:  The Bells and Pomegranates yearbook staff invites you to submit your photographs of Huntingdon events for consideration of publication in the 2010–2011 yearbook through the Herff Jones photo-sharing database, eShare.  To do so, click on www.hjeshare.com and enter school code 7035040; then watch the brief instructional video and download your photos.  This year's staff is composed of Ashton Rodriguez, editor-in-chief; Sandra Pattison, photography editor; and assistant staff members Katie Wachob and Winston Wooten.

See "The Nutcracker" at a great price!  The Montgomery Ballet is offering discounted tickets to its performances of "The Nutcracker" at the historic Davis Theatre, December 17, 7:30 p.m.; December 18, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.; December 19, 2:30 p.m.; December 20 & 21, 6:00 p.m.  The cost is $10 for Huntingdon students, faculty, and staff.  Call (334) 409-0522 or visit www.etix.com for tickets.

Coming Up: (See the calendar)

  • CAB Coffeehouse: Tonight, 8:30 p.m., Hawks' Nest
  • Applications to be a part of the Campus Activities Board are available in the Hut and are due by Tuesday, November 9. See Sara Beth Terry, coordinator of student activities, for more information.
  • Tuesday, November 9–Thursday, November 11, 5:30–9:30 p.m.:  Training and testing for those who wish to volunteer with SaveFirst.  Contact Amy Beard Hulsey '90, accounting, for more information.
  • Harry Potter Movie Marathon, November 11–18 (daily—see the calendar) in the Commuter Student Lounge; culminating in the CSO Harry Potter 7 movie and Mellow Mushroom Party, Friday, November 19.
  • White Coat Ceremony, Monday, November 15, 7:00 p.m., Seay Twins Art Gallery
  • "The Salon," presented by the Department of Language and Literature and Houghton Library, Thursday, November 18, 6:30 p.m., in the Library Atrium
  • Thanksgiving Break (no classes), November 22–26; offices closed November 24–26
  • Annual Christmas Celebration, Thursday, December 2:
    • Arrival of St. Nicholas, 6:30 p.m.
    • Tree Lighting and caroling, 6:45 p.m.
    • A Service of Lessons and Carols, 7:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel
  • Last day of classes, fall semester, Friday, December 3
  • Department of Music Open House, Sunday, December 5, 2:00 p.m., Smith Music Building, open to all members of the Huntingdon community (present and alumni) and friends of the music program
  • Elizabeth Belcher Cheek Concert Series presents Vadim Serebryany in Concert, Sunday, December 5, 3:00 p.m., Flowers Hall, Ligon Chapel; free and open to all
  • Finals: December 6–10

Upcoming CCV Events:

Monday, November 8–Thursday, November 11: Mock Interviews (Contact ccv@huntingdon.edu for more information)
Tuesday, November 9: LUNCH & LEARN:  Dr. Lou Harris on Criminal Justice and FBI Investigations, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Bellingrath 102 (FREE LUNCH!)
Thursday, November 18: Richmont Graduate School Recruiting (Counseling), 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., lobby of the DH

Causes:

The Commuter Student Organization, Campus Ministries, and Residence Life are sponsoring a shoebox ministry for Operation Christmas Child, November 6–16.  Collection boxes are in the Commuter Student Lounge (Pratt), Campus Ministries Office (The Hut), and each residence hall lobby.  Items must be placed in a shoebox (with box and lid wrapped separately) or shoebox-sized plastic container with a lid.  How to prepare your shoebox.


Congratulations to ...

  • Dr. James Daniels, associate professor of biology, who has been awarded tenure.  Dr. Daniels has been a member of the Huntingdon faculty since 2007.
  • Sheaney Marshall '12 (Exercise Science; Fordyce, AR), who was named to the Great South Athletic Conference All-Conference Team in women's cross country.  (Our apologies for inadvertently leaving her off of the announcement in last week's MM.)

Our thoughts and prayers are with ...

  • Taylor Hughes '14, for healing after surgery last week.

Tip of the Week:

Register as early as possible to ensure that you will get the classes you want next semester!


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Su Ofe
Associate Vice President for
Communications and Marketing
Office: (334) 833-4515
Cell: (334) 324-6591


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