Academics

Alumnus and trustee gives $1 million gift to Spring Hill College

Mon, 02/21/2011 - 10:45am

MOBILE, Ala. – The new student center at Spring Hill College holds many amenities for students and the campus community. The new center, like the old one, is the living room of the college, a place for relaxation and fellowship, as well as learning.

SHC alumnus and chair of the college's Board of Trustees, James McKinney '69, fondly recalls good friends gathering for food and camaraderie in the old student center during his college days – so much so that his gift to the college of $1 million will now place the McKinney family name on the center's new grill and eatery. McKinney's at the Hill will be officially unveiled on Thursday, Feb. 24 when the trustees gather for their winter meeting.

Spring Hill College’s Summer 2011 Institute of Christian Spirituality schedules announced

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 11:15am
MOBILE, Ala. – The Department of Theology & Ministry at Spring Hill College is pleased to announce the schedules for the 2011 Summer Institute of Christian Spirituality: Session I: June 5 - 11 and Session II: June 12-18.  A silent, 5- or 8- day directed retreat will precede the sessions. The Institute is designed for adults interested in both academic challenge and spiritual enrichment.

Spring Hill College Homecoming set for April 8-10, 2011

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 9:45am
MOBILE, Ala. – Spring Hill College alumni will return to the campus for the annual  "Homecoming on the Hill" event April 8-10.  Class years ending in 1's and 6's will be featured, including alumni celebrating their 50-year reunion.

Events include the annual Zogby-DeVaney Golf Tournament, special events noting the 100th anniversary of St. Joseph Chapel, sporting events, class dinners, and a program highlighting folk singer Joan Baez's performance at the college in the 1960s.

Spring Hill College to host Regional Science Olympiad Feb. 26

Tue, 02/01/2011 - 12:00pm

MOBILE, Ala. - Five high schools and seven middle schools will send teams to the Regional Science Olympiad at Spring Hill College on Saturday, Feb. 26.

Spring Hill College to Host Regional Science Olympiad February 26

Tue, 02/01/2011 - 12:00pm

Mobile, Ala. - Five high schools and seven middle schools will send teams to the Regional Science Olympiad at Spring Hill College on Saturday, Feb. 26.

Designed like the traditional Olympics, students participate in skill competition in science and math. There are a series of 20 events in both disciplines and include "games" in biology, astronomy, environmental chemistry, experimental design and ecology, to name a few.

At the high school level (grades 9-12), teams from the following schools will participate:

Alabama School of Mathematics and Science

Dr. Michael Young is Christus Institute speaker Feb. 17

Mon, 01/31/2011 - 3:15pm

MOBILE, Ala. - Dr. Michael Young, professor in the Great Books Honors College and director of the Master of Liberal Arts program at Faulkner University, will present "Beyond Dogmatism and Relativism: Christian Faith in a Post-Modern World" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 in Byrne Memorial Hall on the Spring Hill College campus.  His presentation is part of the Christus Theological Institute's lecture series.

Luminex CEO Patrick Balthrop to speak at Spring Hill College's commencement May 7, 2011

Thu, 01/27/2011 - 10:15am

MOBILE, Ala. – Patrick J. Balthrop Sr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Luminex Corporation and a 1979 alumnus of Spring Hill College will speak at the College's commencement exercises Saturday, May 7.

Spring Hill College senior among only 13 students recognized for neuroscience research projects

Fri, 01/21/2011 - 11:45am
Washington, D.C. – Kelsey Anbuhl, a senior biochemistry major at Spring Hill College, was one of 13 undergraduate students honored recently for neuroscience research presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held recently in Charlotte, N.C.

Creagan Concert Series to feature pianist Kenneth Drake Jan. 20

Fri, 01/07/2011 - 12:00pm

MOBILE, Ala. – The Spring Hill College Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present a concert by Kenneth Drake, professor emeritus in the piano division of the Music School of the University of Illinois, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 in the Eichold Gallery on campus. The performance is part of the Creagan Concert Series for 2010-2011. Admission is $10 per person or $5 for students.

Ramona Hill named Vice President for Enrollment Management at Spring Hill College

Fri, 01/07/2011 - 11:45am

MOBILE, Ala. – Ramona M. Hill has been named Vice President for Enrollment Management for Spring Hill College. She will be responsible for admissions, financial aid and student success initiatives and will continue her management responsibilities for graduate and continuing studies.

Hill joined the SHC administration in August 2008 as Associate Provost for Graduate and Continuing Studies and has overseen programs for graduate students and adult learners.

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