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.

SHC Professor's OpEd Published in Times-Picayune

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 8:45am

"Two hundred years ago an unlikely hero emerged from the Battle of New Orleans: a French-born pirate, smuggler and privateer named Jean Laffite. Though the British tried to bribe him, it's said his love for America was so great that he brought his followers to Gen.

Dr. Rowan Spearheads Literacy Project

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:00am
Dr. Leona Onderdonk Rowan, Spring Hill College professor and teacher certification officer, was recently awarded $2,500 from the Bedsole Foundation to fund a local literacy project.

Coast Guard Honors Theresa McGonagle Crider ’04

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:15pm

Commanding Officer Tom MacDonald of the Mobile, Ala. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center (ATC) recognized Theresa McGonagle Crider ’84 ’04 for her commitment to furthering the education and professional development of local servicemen and women.

During a surprise ceremony for McGonagle Crider, CAPT MacDonald and Executive Officer Don Taylor presented McGonagle Crider with a letter of appreciation and Coast Guard Aviation Training Center coin, a special honor for her distinguished service.

The final line of the letter of appreciation reads as follows:

SHC Instructor Selected for Leadership & Multimedia Conference

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 9:45am

Spring Hill College communications arts adjunct lecturer Bob Grip was one of 12 representatives from U.S. television stations chosen to participate in a 3 day conference on the topic of “Leadership for Today: Vision for Tomorrow”, held at the Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena, Illinois.

The event was sponsored by The Magid Institute, a division of Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc., a leading research-based strategic consulting firm that helps its clients become profitable by solving problems and enabling them to take advantage of opportunities. 

Dr. Franco-Zamudio - Diversity Training at Airbus & Chamber

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:00am

At the request of the Mobile, Ala. division of Airbus Americas, Dr. Jamie Franco-Zamudio, assistant professor of psychology at Spring Hill College, conducted diversity training in June with employees at the company's Brookley Field location. The training is part of a month-long global initiative at Airbus (http://www.airbus.com/work/why-join-airbus/diversity/).

Economics Journal to Publish Dr. Larriviere's Research

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 2:45pm

Dr. James Larriviere, Spring Hill College associate professor of economics and finance, is currently conducting research examining the impact of state lotteries on higher education. The first of two papers written by Dr. Larriviere has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research. The second paper will be submitted for review this fall semester.

Dr. Larriviere's research specifically examines how the public to private enrollment ratio in higher education is impacted by the existence of state lotteries.


Dr. Christopher Dodsworth ~ A Semester in Italy

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 1:45pm

In true Jesuit tradition, Dr. Christopher Dodsworth, chair of the philosophy department at Spring Hill College, embarked upon a new adventure in May—a journey which allows him to share his knowledge of philosophy and religion with students from around the world.

Pat Hartman ~ Celebrating 25 Years of Teaching at SHC

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 11:15am

Nearly 25 years ago, when the advertising and public relations concentration at Spring Hill College was in its infancy, Pat Hartman began her career on campus as an adjunct instructor. Hartman, an experienced advertising professional in Mobile, Ala., was recruited to SHC by then-communication and fine arts division chair, Bettie Hudgens.

Dr. April Sanders honored by UNT

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:00pm

The University of North Texas College of Education has named Spring Hill College assistant professor April Sanders as one of two Outstanding Dissertation Award winners for 2013.

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