An essay by Dr. John Sanders, “The Assurance of Things to Come,” has been published in Looking to the Future: Evangelical Studies in Eschatology, edited by David Baker (Baker Book House, 2001). The new publication is the latest professional achievement in what has been a busy semester for Sanders, who serves as professor of religion and philosophy at Huntington College.
The Robert E. Wilson Gallery of the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington College presents the works of HC art students, Richard Bloom and Nathan Skaggs, from Nov. 26-Dec. 7. The exhibit will feature their senior art shows.
The month of December will be busy for Huntington College faculty member Michael Brennan. In addition to the local musical holiday celebrations, Brennan will take to the road with his guitar to share his musical talent.
Are you stumped on what gift to give for Christmas? Come out to Thornhill Nature Preserve on Tuesday, December 4, 2001, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Huntington College athletics have garnered much success over the years. Outstanding coaches and athletes have brought HC to the map, and on Saturday, December 1, three individuals will be inducted into the Huntington College Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held in conjunction with the first annual men’s basketball tournament, the Huntington College Amerihost Hall of Fame Classic.
In a brief ceremony this afternoon, the Exchange Club of Huntington donated two new plaques to the Freedom Shrine at Huntington College’s RichLyn Library. The Exchange Club Freedom Shrine contains reproductions of historic documents of American liberty, including the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, and key speeches of United States presidents.
The Huntington Colleges Music Department will present a Celebration Concert at the Merillat Centre for the Arts on Friday, December 7, at 7:00 p.m. The Celebration Concert is part of “Christmas at Huntington,” in which two weeks are filled with various Christmas events to start the season off in a festive mood.
Come enjoy the music of the season as the Huntington College Concert Choir and Orchestra along with the Huntington Community Festival Chorus will perform Handel’s Messiah.
The Huntington College Student Activities Board will present Vigilantes of Love, a Christian band from Georgia, for a concert on Saturday, November 17. The show will take place in Norm’s Place on the Huntington College campus, starting at 7:30 p.m.
Huntington College Theatre will present “Little Women,” a Family Christmas Theatre Production directed by Paula Trimpey, at the Merillat Centre for the Arts Studio Theatre December 6-8. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, 9 p.m. on Friday, and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Since 1977, Allan Jacobs and Barrett Felker have been entertaining around the world. By the time they joined forces ten years later and became The Gizmo Guys, they had already set down on six of the seven continents. They now land in Huntington at the Merillat Centre for the Arts on Saturday, December 1, at 2 p.m.
As the holiday season fast approaches, Huntington College offers enjoyable entertainment for people of all ages. The Merillat Centre for the Arts cordially invites the public to Christmas at Huntington, a series of special events and performances for the entire family. For ticket information, contact the Merillat Centre Box Office at 219/359-4261.
Huntington College’s RichLyn Library will present its next “Focus on Excellence” program on Thursday, November 29, at 8 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend.
Dr. Lendol Calder, Assistant Professor of History at Augustana College in Illinois, will present the final Forester Lecture of the semester at Huntington College on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Calder will address the subject, “Charging to Heaven: Christian Faith and the Gospel of Consumerism.” This free presentation will be held in the Merillat Centre for the Arts at 7 p.m., and is open to the public.
The Forester baseball team of Huntington College will host Kids’ Night Out on Saturday, November 17, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Area children between the ages of six and 14 are invited to participate.
Forester basketball coach Steve Platt will preview the 2001-02 men’s basketball season and introduce this year’s seniors at the next Huntington College Foundation breakfast, Wednesday, November 14.
It’s the third time in five years – the Huntington College women’s cross country team will head north to Kenosha, Wis., to compete at the NAIA National Championships. After placing third at the Region VIII championships in Jackson, Mich., Saturday, the Foresters had to wait for an at-large bid to guarantee their spot in the championships.
Once again, the Huntington College Joe Mertz Center for Volunteer Service is reaching out to those in need. Ten Huntington College students will venture out to Chicago, Ill., on Nov. 2-4, for the annual Urban Plunge, which provides students the opportunity to help the less fortunate in an urban setting.
Huntington College sophomore, Mylana Leatherman from Topeka, Ind., was recently honored at the 2001 “Realizing the Dream” banquet in Indianapolis, Ind. She was among 29 outstanding first-generation college students from 29 independent college campuses in Indiana and the teachers who most encouraged those students to seek a college degree. Leatherman chose Mr. James Miller, her Photography teacher from Westview High School, as the teacher who most influenced her decision to pursue a college education.