Huntingdon Presidential Convocation opens the academic year
Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College will celebrate the opening of
the 2012–2013 academic year with the annual Presidential
Convocation, Wednesday, August 22, 11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in
the College's Ligon Chapel, inside Flowers Hall. As is customary,
Huntingdon President J. Cameron West will be the featured speaker
for the event, which is free and open to all. Music will be
presented by the Huntingdon College Concert Choir and members of the
Department of Music and Art faculty. Huntingdon Ambassadors,
Huntingdon Hosts, Student Government Association leaders and new
faculty will be recognized during the program.
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. The College motto, "Enter to
grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service," is inscribed
in stone above the front door of John Jefferson Flowers Hall.
Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and
World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton
Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has
for two years been recognized on the President's Higher Education
Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register
of Historic Places.