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September 09, 2011
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Huntingdon College
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Wayne Flynt kicks off a long list of cultural events at Huntingdon this fall

Respected historian Wayne Flynt will headline the new Huntingdon College Public Affairs Forum, Tuesday, September 20, the first event in a long list of Huntingdon cultural and community events this semester.  Following are the fall term events:

HUNTINGDON PUBLIC AFFAIRS FORUM presents noted historian Dr. Wayne Flynt, professor emeritus of history at Auburn University, Tuesday, September 20.  Dr. Flynt will visit a political science class; present a Presidential Colloquy on the topic, "The Teacher as a Public Intellectual;" facilitate a discussion at the home of the president on the value of religiously-affiliated higher education; and present a free public lecture as part of the Bishop's Lectureship at 7:30 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, on the topic, "The Lord is the Maker of Them All: Black, White, and Poor in America."  More information . 

ELIZABETH BELCHER CHEEK CONCERT SERIES presents DR. DENNIS HERRICK, TRUMPET RECITAL, Thursday, September 22, 7:30 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; free and open to the public 

HOMECOMING   and  FAMILY WEEKEND , Friday-Saturday, October 7–8 

  • HOMECOMING/FAMILY WEEKEND CHORAL CONCERT, Sunday, October 9, 2:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel; free and open to the public

HOST DAY , Saturday, October 8, 8:30 a.m.–noon; October and November visitors may stay as guests of the College for the Huntingdon Hawks football game at the conclusion of the Host Day Program.  Sponsored by the Office of Admission, Host Days provide time for prospective students and families to tour the campus, talk with students, eat in the dining hall, meet the faculty and staff, and learn about financial aid and scholarships.  Free for prospective students and their families.  For reservations, contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497 or admiss@huntingdon.edu.

HALLOWEEN ORGAN RECITAL, presented by the American Guild of Organists as part of the Harald Rohlig Organ Recital Series, Thursday, October 27, 7:30 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

HOST DAY , Saturday, November 5, 8:30 a.m.–noon; November visitors may stay as guests of the College for the Huntingdon Hawks football game at the conclusion of the Host Day Program.  Sponsored by the Office of Admission, Host Days provide time for prospective students and families to tour the campus, talk with students, eat in the dining hall, meet the faculty and staff, and learn about financial aid and scholarships.  Free for prospective students and their families.  For reservations, contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497 or admiss@huntingdon.edu.

GUEST FACULTY RECITAL:  ADAM LARISON, GUITAR, Thursday, November 17, 7:30 p.m., Smith Music Building's Delchamps Recital Hall; free and open to the public

ELIZABETH BELCHER CHEEK CONCERT SERIES presents VADIM SEREBRYANY, Tuesday, November 29, 7:30 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; free and open to the public

HUNTINGDON COLLEGE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION, Thursday, December 1:
    6:30 p.m. Arrival of St. Nicholas
    6:45 p.m. Caroling and Lighting of the Trees
    7:00 p.m. A Service of Lessons and Carols , Ligon Chapel 

THE ROTHSCHILD-BLACHSCHLEGER LECTURE SERIES presents DR. MICHAEL COOK, "The Jewish Bible in Famous Christmas Art: Why It's There and What It Means," Thursday, December 8, 7:30 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; free and open to the public.  Dr. Cook is the Sol and Arlene Bronstein Professor of Judeo-Christian Studies at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati.  This lecture series is a cooperative venture between Huntingdon College and Temple Beth Or, Montgomery.

See more Huntingdon  Cultural and Community Events .

Huntingdon College is a coeducational liberal arts college of the United Methodist Church.

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