Academics

Fall Classes Begin at Spring Hill College Aug. 22

Tue, 08/02/2011 - 11:15am

MOBILE, Ala. – Fall 2011 semester day and evening classes at Spring Hill College begin on Monday, Aug. 22 with more than 350 new students expected to arrive on campus.

The 2011 academic year officially begins on Sunday, Aug. 21 with the Mass of the Holy Spirit at 4 p.m. in St. Joseph Chapel. The Mass is the traditional opening event of the academic year at Jesuit colleges and universities. It is a tradition dating back to the first Jesuit school in Messina, Sicily in 1548.

Faculty and staff service day set for Aug. 1
 


Fri, 07/15/2011 - 2:45pm

Mobile, Ala. – Spring Hill College faculty and staff will participate in a special community “service day” Monday, Aug. 1, 2011.

The day honors St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits), who directed the Jesuits to be “leaders in service to others.” Spring Hill College's mission is to form responsible leaders in service to others.

Fathers Arroyo and Lucey to celebrate Jubilees July 31

Mon, 07/11/2011 - 1:00pm
MOBILE, Ala. – Rev. Edward B. “Ted” Arroyo, S.J., rector of the Jesuit community at Spring Hill College, will celebrate 50 years as a Jesuit priest; and Rev. Gregory Lucey, S.J., former president of Spring Hill and the newly appointed of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, will celebrate his 60th year as a priest at a special Jubilee Mass.

Todd Warren named Director of Public Safety and Security

Tue, 07/05/2011 - 4:45pm
MOBILE, Ala. – Todd W. Warren has been named director of public safety and security at Spring Hill College.

SHC alumnus wins Jesuit Volunteer Corps T-shirt design contest

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 2:00pm

By Kate Imwalle '12

Dom Palumbo ’10, an art-business and graphic design graduate from St. Louis, created the most innovative design to win the Jesuit Volunteer Corps T-shirt contest.

“I saw the contest as an opportunity to honor JVC and the influence that they and the Jesuits have had on my life, and also to recognize how much the graphic design department at SHC has grown over the last few years,” he said.

Marine biology student spends summer saving turtles at Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Fri, 06/24/2011 - 3:45pm

By Kate Imwalle ’12

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab is recognized both regionally and nationally as a marine sciences institution of growing academic and research distinction. During the summer, the Sea Lab holds courses for both graduate as well as undergraduate students ranging from Shark and Ray Biology to Hurricanes of the Gulf Coast.

Spring Hill College Student Center earns design award

Tue, 06/21/2011 - 11:00am

MOBILE, Ala. – The Spring Hill College Student Center has been awarded first place in the Institutional category for architectural design competition sponsored by the American Society of Interior Design (ASID).

The center opened in fall 2010 and is Mobile’s first multipurpose Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified “green” complex. It was designed by TAG/The Architects Group and built by Vance McCown Construction.

Theodore HS graduate Chase Nassar awarded scholarship at Spring Hill College

Tue, 06/21/2011 - 10:45am

MOBILE, Ala. – Andrew Chase Nassar, a graduate of Theodore High School in Theodore, Ala., has been named the first recipient of the Mitchell and Anne Kalifeh Memorial Scholarship at Spring Hill College.

Career Development Coordinator contributes to new publication on internships and career development

Thu, 06/09/2011 - 2:00pm

MOBILE, Ala. – Elizabeth Dexter-Wilson, M.S., coordinator of career development services at Spring Hill College, is a contributor to the recent e-book publication “Lies, Damn Lies, and Internships: The Truth About Getting from Classroom to Cubicle.”

The book by Heather R. Huhman seeks to calm controversy surrounding internships and is geared for intern candidates, mentors, employers, nonprofits, career centers, higher education and the government, specifically the U.S. Department of Labor.

Spring 2011 Dean’s List announced

Wed, 06/08/2011 - 11:15am

Students at Spring Hill College must earn a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) out of a possible 4.0 to be named to the Dean's List.

Hans Acquistapace, Folsom, Louisiana

Allison Akers, Houston, Texas

David Allen, Fairhope, Alabama

Monica Allen, Mobile, Alabama

Christie Alonso, Huntsville, Alabama

Kelsey Anbuhl, Mobile, Alabama

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