Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College 1996 graduate, Angela Atalla, will present the semester's first Forester Lecture on Monday, October 8. This free presentation will be held in the Habecker Dining Commons Banquet Rooms at 7 p.m., and is open to the public.
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College alumnus Charles Curie is being considered by President Bush to head the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Curie, the Pennsylvania Deputy Secretary for the Department of Public Welfare’s Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services for the past six years, graduated from Huntington College in 1977 with a B.A. in psychology and sociology.
Huntington, Ind.—Eleven Huntington College students will attend the Miami University Mathematics and Statistics Conference in Oxford, Ohio from Sept. 28-29. The conference’s theme, “Statistics in Sports,” will reflect on different issues in sporting events.
The Huntington College music department presents Melodies of Memory on Saturday, October 6. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Merillat Centre main auditorium. The performance will feature performances by Huntington College alumni and current students.
Huntington, Ind.—It doesn’t take long for new students to get involved with the various opportunities offered at Huntington College. Compared with other schools its size, Huntington College has a uniquely strong Theatre Arts department, and on Thursday, Sept. 27, new students will debut their talent in Fresh Faces. The annual performance allows new students to showcase their talent in an informal evening of scenes, monologues and show tunes. The event will be held at the Merillat Centre for the Arts at 8 p.m. No ticket is required.
Huntington, Ind.—Twelve Huntington College students will attend an all-day workshop for elementary education teachers at Pokagon State Park on September 27. The students, who are members of the Physical Education in the Elementary School class, will attend a workshop for elementary education teachers in conjunction with the Midwest AAHPERD (American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance) Leadership Conference.
Huntington, Ind.—This fall, Huntington College’s Dr. Tom Bergler is offering a new course in American History designed especially for adults. The class is among the first Gateway courses provided by HC’s EXCEL program.
HUNTINGTON, IN September 18, 2001—Huntington College has broken enrollment records for the eighth consecutive year. Total enrollment at the comprehensive Christian college now stands at a record high, with the largest undergraduate population in the school’s 105-year history.
Huntington, Ind.—The early music consort, Eleganza, will present a recital at Huntington College on Friday, September 28. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
Huntington, Ind.—For one Huntington College student, avoiding the terrorist attacks on Washington and New York became a matter of "divine providence."
Following terrorist attacks in New York and Washington DC on September 11, the Huntington College campus community is responding to Red Cross pleas for blood donations. HC's Joe Mertz Center for Volunteer Service is organizing a comprehensive blood drive for the week of September 17.
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College welcomed four new members to its faculty at the start of the school year. Ms. Kathy A. Turner joined the Education Department, Mr. Michael J. Burnett joined the Theatre Department, Dr. George W. Killian, Jr. joined the Music Department and Dr. Ray A. Seilhamer joined the Graduate School of Christian Ministries. Dr. Ron Webb, Vice President and Dean of Huntington College, will introduce the new faculty at Wednesday’s HC Foundation breakfast.
Huntington, Ind.—The Robert E. Wilson Gallery of the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington College hosts “Natural Relationships,” a collection of drawings by Teresa Prater, September 4 –29. Admission is free and the gallery is open to the public weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and before all Merillat Centre performances.
Huntington, Ind.—Dr. William D. Romanowski, author and professor at Calvin College, will open this year’s Forester Lecture Series at Huntington College on Thursday, September 20. Romanowski will address the subject and title of his new book “Eyes Wide Open: Looking for God in Popular Culture” (Brazos Press, 2001). This free presentation will be held in the Merillat Centre for the Arts at 7 p.m., and is open to the public.
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College has been ranked among the top 15 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest by US News and World Report. The magazine's 2002 guide to “America’s Best Colleges” marks the seventh consecutive year that Huntington College has been listed among the best in its class.
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College Department of Music presents classical guitarist Michael Brennan in concert on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The performance begins at 7 p.m. in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. The performance is the first in this season’s Faculty Artist Series at Huntington College.
Huntington, Ind.—News reports of turmoil in the Mideast have new meaning to the Huntington College community this semester. Five HC students are spending the term at Jerusalem University College in Israel.
HUNTINGTON, IN-- The Huntington College Foundation will host its next monthly breakfast on Wednesday, September 12. Dr. Ron Webb, Vice President and Dean of the College will introduce this year’s new faculty. In addition, President G. Blair Dowden will forecast the year at Huntington College, and Jeff Berggren, Dean of Enrollment, will provide details about the incoming class of 2005.