Huntingdon News

March 31, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Robinson to Preach for Huntingdon Baccalaureate

Montgomery, Ala.—The Reverend Dr. Ron Robinson will deliver the sermon for the Huntingdon College Baccalaureate service, Friday, May 6, at 5:00 p.m. in the College's Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.  Baccalaureate is an annual worship service held on the eve of Commencement Exercises, which will take place Saturday, May 7, on the Green at the center of the Huntingdon campus.  Traditional day students will graduate at 9:00 a.m. and Adult Degree Completion Program students will graduate at 6:00 p.m.

Dr. Robinson is the Perkins-Prothro Chaplain and Professor of Religion at Wofford College.  Prior to his work at Wofford, he served at Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, for 15 years and was campus minister at Duke University.  A Wofford graduate, Dr. Robinson earned Master of Divinity and  Master of Theology degrees from Duke University, his Doctor of Ministry degree at Southern Methodist University, and a certificate in church management at Babcock School of Management, Wake Forest University.  For his leadership in race relations he was recognized with Charlotte's Keeper of the Dream Award.  He was the recipient of the Communicator of the Year Award in Western North Carolina.  He organized South Carolina Interfaith Power and Light, an inter-faith group that addresses environmental issues.  His writings include two books that connect servant leadership with spiritual life.

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. A coeducational liberal arts college, Huntingdon's motto is "Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service."

For more information, contact the Huntingdon College Office of Communications at (334) 833-4515.

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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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