Celebrating the life of alumnus, brother, colleague and dear friend, Fr. Marvin Kitten, S.J. (1931-2016)

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 8:15am

Rev. Marvin C. Kitten, SJ, died January 12 in Opelousas, Louisiana. He was 84 years old, a Jesuit for 62 years and a priest for 50 years.

SHC Alumni Named to Mobile Bay Magazine’s ‘40 Under Forty’

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 4:30pm

Four former Badgers were recently named to Mobile Bay Magazine’s “40 Under Forty” 2016 class, as recently announced by the publication. Spring Hill College is proud of Jason Gregory, Erin Jones, Kelly McCarron and Lauren Woods for all their accomplishments and for their selection. To read more about these alumni and the 2016 40 Under Forty class, please visit

SHC Alumna’s Work Featured in ‘Magnificat’

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 3:45pm

When you received your most recent copy of the globally distributed, monthly spiritual guide, ‘Magnificat,’ you probably noticed the delicate and beautiful prayer card with a painting of Mary holding an infant Jesus included. Spring Hill College alumnae Stephanie Morris ’69 created the painting in 2012 after she was invited to participate in a scripture and prayer group called “The Daughters of Mary” with other artists. Morris recounts her encounter with Mary as she pushed to finish the painting, saying “in total frustration, I wiped out the face and painted her looking straight out.

From the Congo to the Hill

Thu, 12/10/2015 - 3:15pm

When you first meet Elizabeth, you see a sweet, smart young student. You might detect an accent in her voice. You quickly find that she is hard-working, ambitious, and extremely intelligent. What you may not learn immediately, however, is just how incredible she is and what brought her here to this special time as a freshman at Spring Hill College.

Student Produced Video Tells the Spring Hill Story

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 2:15pm

A moving timeline through the history of Spring Hill College. This video was created by Brianna Weis as a special project for her Department of History internship and directed by Shawn-Patrick Hynes. The timeline features highlights of the College's history and fun "did you know" facts illustrated with images from Spring Hill College's Archives & Special Collections. Please rate, comment and subscribe! Don't forget to visit the archives at and check out all we have to offer.

Sleeping Beauty by Rufus Norris Nov 19

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 1:00pm

The classic tale of Sleeping Beauty's curse – as seen through the eyes of the fairy who curses her. Written by acclaimed director Rufus Norris for the Young Vic Theatre, London.

Fraud, Lies and Hermes Ties: Ethics in the Corporate World

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 4:15pm

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. Gautrelet Room (Lucey Administration Center) - Dauphin St. Entrance

Presented by: Aaron Beam

Two beloved Jesuits celebrate Jubilees

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:30pm

On Sunday, October 4, the Spring Hill Community gathered in St. Joseph’s Chapel for the celebration of two milestones achieved by two of our much beloved Jesuits. Brother Ferrell Blank, SJ celebrated sixty years since he joined the Jesuit order as a Brother and Fr. Marvin Kitten, S.J. celebrated the golden anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Fr. Stephen Campbell, S.J., current Rector of the Jesuit Community presided over the Jubilee Mass. It was concelebrated by priests from the Jesuit Community. A reception for friends and family followed in the Gautrelet Room.

Mobile Alumni Chapter Holds Annual Scholarship Fundraiser with “Oktoberfest” Event

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 10:45am

Over 115 people attended the event, which raised approximately $13,500 for the scholarship. Area alumni and guests enjoyed a silent auction and local craft beer in custom beer steins while listening to Glass Joe (Rob Holbert ’89) perform and enjoying the German-Southern fusion fare prepared by Chef Will Hughes ‘99.

Spring Hill College will join over 30,000 Catholics Across the U.S. Hosting Watch Parties to Witness Pope Francis’ Address to Congress

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:15am

Spring Hill College will join over 30,000 people across the country who will be participating in “Pope2Congress” watch parties when Pope Francis makes his historic address to a joint session of the United States Congress on Sept. 24.

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