Academics

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.

Students recognized at 2014 Honors Convocation

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:30am

MOBILE, Ala. – Spring Hill College recognized graduating seniors, undergraduates, graduate and continuing studies students at Honors Convocation held in St. Joseph Chapel Friday, April 25. In addition to the individual awards listed below, students were also recognized for their scholastic achievement and induction into various honor societies.

 

Senior Class Awards

Matt Rice Service Award – Matthew D. LaBorde

Andrea LaPointe Service Award – Christie M. Alonso

Students receive honors at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 9:30am

MOBILE, Ala. – Students presented projects across many disciplines on April 25 at the Spring Hill College Undergraduate Research Symposium (SHCURS).

The SCHURS provides a platform for students to showcase their classroom and internship projects and research to a larger audience. It also offers students, faculty and staff, and the community the opportunity to come together to observe the connection between education and research. The symposium exposes student attendees to the wide range of opportunities that Spring Hill College has to offer.

This year’s award recipients:

Dr. Marya Schechtman to present Suarez Lecture March 26

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 8:00pm

MOBILE, Ala. – The 2014 Suarez Lecture will be given by Dr. Marya Schechtman, Professor of Philosophy and member of the Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her talk, “That Girl’s Gone: The Connections Between Literal and Figurative Survival,” will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26 in the Gautrelet Room on the Spring Hill College campus.

Spring Hill College to host Regional Science Olympiad Feb. 22

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 3:30pm

MOBILE, Ala. – On Saturday, Feb. 22, Spring Hill College will host the Regional Science Olympiad tournament for the 5th consecutive year. Two hundred eighty-five students from seven middle schools and six high schools in Alabama will compete in a series of events centered on science and technology. The events will take place at various locations across campus, including Yancey Hall, Deignan Hall, Moorer Hall, Byrne Memorial Hall, Yenni Hall, the Student Center, and the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center.

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