Academics

Historian Donald Miller to speak at Spring Hill College Nov. 17

Mon, 11/01/2010 (All day)

MOBILE, Ala. – Dr. Donald L. Miller, professor of history at Lafayette College, will present the 30th annual Portier Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 in Byrne Memorial Hall at Spring Hill College. His topic will be: “Does Bombing Work? The Lessons of Dresden.”

Alumnus Skip Viragh’s gift continues to support Spring Hill College and the game he loved

Mon, 11/01/2010 (All day)

MOBILE, Ala. – Skip Viragh made sure his gift to Spring Hill College was one that keeps on giving.

Albert P. “Skip” Viragh ’64 loved Spring Hill College. He was also a gifted entrepreneur, became an expert in investment management, and founded the Rydex Fund Group, one of the nation’s most successful mutual fund families in the industry. Viragh also became the greatest benefactor in the college’s history and established an athletic scholarship fund in 2000. He died in 2003 of pancreatic cancer.

Gulf Coast Technology Council Scholarships go to SHC seniors

Tue, 10/26/2010 (All day)

MOBILE, Ala. – Two Spring Hill College seniors have been awarded scholarships from the Gulf Coast Technology Council.  David Mullek, an applied mathematics major from Robertsdale, Ala., received a $2,000 award; and Kyle Bradford, a finance/economics and computer information systems major from New Orleans, received $1,000.

Mullek is completing an internship with NASA. Bradford serves as a tutor for economics and computer information systems majors at SHC.

Creagan Concert Series features E=Duos2 Nov. 4

Mon, 10/25/2010 (All day)

Mobile, Ala. – The Spring Hill College Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present E=Duos2 on Thursday, Nov. 4 as part of the Creagan Concert Series for 2010-2011.  E=Duos2 features Enen Yu, violin; Guo Sheng Huang, cello; Annette Heim, flute; and Bret Heim, guitar.

They group will present selections from Nicolo Paganini, J.J. Dotzauer, Luigi Legnani, Joaquin Homes, Felix Mendelssohn and Stephen Dodgson.
 The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Eichold Gallery in the Fine and Performing Arts Center.  Admission: $10.00, students, $5.00.

"Dig Pink" volleyball event on Oct. 23 to raise breast cancer awareness

Thu, 10/21/2010 (All day)

The Spring Hill College volleyball team (20-2) will return home to the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 23, to host its “Dig Pink” event to raise awareness for the prevention of and battle against breast cancer during the squad’s 3 p.m. conference match versus Belhaven University.

Film on ideologies of hate to be shown Oct. 26

Thu, 10/21/2010 (All day)

Mobile, Ala. – The Spring Hill College Center for Student Involvement, Campus Ministry and the Multicultural Student Union, in cooperation with Mobile’s Quest for Social Justice, will present the film “The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue for Hope” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 in Byrne Memorial Hall on campus. In addition to a screening of the documentary, the film’s director, Mike Ramsdell, will be present for interactive discussion of the film.

Spring Hill College awarded grant to help Mobile's underserved students get ready for college

Thu, 10/07/2010 (All day)

Mobile, Ala. – Spring Hill College has received a $50,000 grant that will fund initiatives designed to help Mobile area students from low- to moderate-income families get ready for a college education. The grantor, TG, made the announcement this week. The grant specifically supports the college’s programs that assist low-income public high school students with college entrance exam preparation and applying for financial aid.

Student center awarded prestigious LEED 'green' building certification

Wed, 10/06/2010 (All day)

Mobile, Ala. – The new student center at Spring Hill College has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver-level certification.

Established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings.

Spring Hill College sets enrollment records

Mon, 09/13/2010 (All day)

Sept. 13, 2010

MOBILE, Ala. – The totals are in and it’s a record-breaking year on the “the Hill.” Spring Hill College set three enrollment records this fall, including welcoming the most students in the college’s history and the largest freshman class ever.

The freshman class came in at 392 students, compared to 358 in fall 2009. Total enrollment posted at 1,601. The fall figures also show the largest traditional undergraduate enrollment in history at 1,230 students.

Artist Greg Shelnutt to exhibit at Eichold Gallery Oct. 4-29

Mon, 09/13/2010 (All day)

Sept. 13, 2010

MOBILE, Ala. – The Eichold Gallery at Spring Hill College will host an opening reception for “a s k i n g s,” an exhibition by artist Greg Shelnutt, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7. The show is on display Oct. 4-29.

The Eichold Gallery is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information on the Eichold Gallery or this exhibit, contact Wanda Sullivan at (251) 380-3863 or wsullivan@shc.edu.

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