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

Spring Hill College Golf Scramble postponed until spring

Thu, 08/26/2010 (All day)

Sept. 2, 2010

MOBILE, Ala. – The Spring Hill College Department of Athletics has postponed the first annual Badger Scramble that was originally set for Friday, Sept. 10 at the college’s Golf Course.

Rev. Gregory F. Lucey, S.J., to lead Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

Mon, 08/23/2010 (All day)

Aug. 23, 2010

MOBILE, Ala. – Former Spring Hill College president Rev. Gregory F. Lucey, S.J., will join the staff of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) on Jan. 1, 2011, and will succeed Rev. Charles Currie, S.J., as the president of AJCU beginning July 1, 2011.

AJCU promotes numerous collaborative efforts among the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities, represents the schools in Congress and with the Federal Government, Jesuit and Church officials, and other higher education associations. The offices are located in Washington, D.C.

New "green" Student Center welcomes Spring Hill students back to campus

Mon, 08/23/2010 (All day)

Aug. 23, 2010

Mobile, Ala. – New and returning Spring Hill College students began the fall 2010 semester with brand new living room. The college’s new student center, officially completed this summer, is Mobile’s first multipurpose Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified “green” complex. The student center helps fulfill a major goal in the college’s strategic plan: to build and maintain the infrastructure with respect for the environment while sustaining a culture of learning.

Theater productions announced for 2010-2011

Tue, 08/17/2010 (All day)

Aug. 17, 2010

MOBILE, Ala. – The Spring Hill College Department of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the theater productions for 2010-2011.

“The Rimers of Eldritch” by Lanford Wilson

Nov. 18-21, 2010

The play weaves together glimpses of some small-town America folks weighed down by gossip and self-righteousness. In the face of murder and accusations of sexual assault, habits of concealed flaws and hypocrisy fall apart.

“The Secret in the Wings” by Mary Zimmerman

April 14-17, 2011

Spring Hill College announces 2010-11 Creagan Concert Series

Tue, 08/17/2010 (All day)

Aug. 17, 2010

MOBILE, Ala, – The Spring Hill College Department of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the fall and spring lineup for the Creagan Concert Series.

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010

Robert Holm, piano

Guo Sheng Huang, cello

Perform selections by Frederic Chopin for the 200th anniversary of his birth.

7:30 p.m., St. Joseph Chapel

Admission: $10; students, $5

Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010

Enen Yu, violin

Guo Sheng Huang, cello

Annette Heim, Flute

First-Year Common Reading Program author to visit campus Aug. 21

Thu, 08/05/2010 (All day)

Aug. 5, 2010

Mobile, Ala. – Over the summer, first-year students at Spring Hill College were assigned to read “A Pearl in the Storm,” a true story by Tori Murden McClure, the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.  

Students will have the opportunity to hear from McClure at a special program at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 in Byrne Memorial Hall. Small group discussions will follow the presentation. The summer reading is part of the college’s First-Year Common Reading Project, coordinated through the office of student affairs.

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