Academics

Chemistry Week Finale

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 1:30pm

The Spring Hill College Chemistry Club's Chemistry Week culminated with a live demonstration of science during Family Weekend. Organic Chemistry professor and Chemistry Club advisor, Leslie Bordas, said, "The Chemistry Club has a mission and the mission is to bring chemistry out to everybody because we all have chemistry and we're all touched by chemistry."

Story by Johnny Stevens for SHC Student Media

AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins to Deliver Commencement Address and Receive Honorary Degree

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 8:45am

This Saturday, May 7, marks the annual commencement of Spring Hill College on The Avenue of the Oaks where 270 candidates will be presented for graduation. Founded in 1830, the College has had the pleasure to host a myriad of inspirational speakers throughout its 186 years and this year is no exception. This year’s speaker, a graduate of Spring Hill College in 1980, Jo Ann Jenkins is recognized as a national leader and dynamic change agent and instrumental in the growth and innovation of some of the nation’s largest public and non-profit organizations.

Spring Hill College's David Head Recipient of Grant Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 12:45pm

MOBILE, Ala., April 11, 2016 – The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced $21.1 million in grants for 248 humanities projects. Among these is a grant to Assistant Professor, Department of History, David Head for his project "Wavering on a Tremendous Precipice:" George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the Continental Army. Through the Newburgh Conspiracy of 1783, Dr. Head will explore political cross-currents that shaped the formation of the new nation and understand demobilization and the adjustment to peace more generally.

Students recognized for academic achievement at 2015 Honors Convocation

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 1:30pm

MOBILE, Ala. – Spring Hill College recognized graduating seniors, undergraduates, graduate and continuing studies students at Honors Convocation held in St. Joseph Chapel Friday, April 24. In addition to the individual awards listed below, students were also recognized for their scholastic achievement and induction into various honor societies.

Academic and Extracurricular Awards

Spring Hill College announces Dr. Christopher Puto as 37th president

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:30pm

MOBILE, Ala. – The Spring Hill College Board of Trustees announced today the election of Dr. Christopher Puto as the 37th president of Spring Hill College. Puto will begin his post officially on June 1. He succeeds the Rev. Gregory F. Lucey, S.J., who will continue to serve the College in a senior administrative role focusing on mission and identity.

Spring Hill College announces Dean's List for fall 2014

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:45pm

MOBILE, Ala. – Spring Hill College has announced the Dean's List for fall 2014. Students 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.

Matthew Joseph Chambers  

Kathleen Elizabeth Fasold  

Emily Flynn Filostrat  

Molly   Griffin  

Jill Elaine McIntosh  

Linda M. Cumbie  

Jessica E. Hayward  

Freea J. Jackson  

Christy   Jones Hudson  

Karen G. LeBlanc  

Jamie M. Marston  

Spring Hill College inducts new members of Alpha Sigma Nu

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 1:45pm

MOBILE, Ala. – Twenty-two students at Spring Hill College were recently inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the premier honor society for Jesuit colleges and universities. Induction into Alpha Sigma Nu is one of the very highest honors a Jesuit institution confers upon undergraduate students.

Jacob Files ’16: Groundbreaking research and leading by example

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 3:30pm

Jacob Files ’16, a biochemistry major from Clinton, Miss., already has three summers of groundbreaking research under his belt, an extraordinary achievement for an undergraduate.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Spring Hill College 18th Best Regional University in the South

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:30am

MOBILE, Ala. – Spring Hill College is ranked among the top 20 Southern universities, according to the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”

Spring Hill is ranked 18th in the Best Regional Universities in the South category, a listing of institutions that offer a full range of undergraduate majors and master’s programs.

Dr. David Head wins prize for article on slave smuggling

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA – Dr. David Head, assistant professor of history at Spring Hill College, won the Ralph D. Gray Article Prize for his article "Slave Smuggling by Foreign Privateers: Geopolitical Influences on the Illegal Slave Trade," which was published in the fall 2013 issue of the Journal of the Early Republic.

The prize is awarded annually by the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) at their annual meeting for the most significant article published in the JER in the previous year. The 2014 meeting took place July 17-20 in Philadelphia.

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