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.

SEVEN Exhibition

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 3:45pm

Now showing in the Eichold Gallery, SEVEN.

Featuring works by Mary Beth Akre, Scott Bennett, Dylan Collins, Andrea Myers, Sky Shineman, Rachel Wright, and Tony Wright.

The opening reception will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, 5pm - 7pm. As always, food, drink, and art will be served.

Dr. Michael Piafsky Signs Debut Novel Feb. 13

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 9:30am

One man’s search for truth and meaning in life is the prevailing theme of Michael Piafsky’s debut novel, All the Happiness You Deserve. Published this month, Happiness follows an Everyman’s journey from a Midwestern childhood through an East Coast education and career, and from first love through marriage, parenthood, and old age.

John Barter ’68 ~ Living the Jesuit Mission

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 11:15am

Go ahead...ask John Barter anything about global business strategies, principles of physics, or the benefits of a Jesuit education. Barter, who joined SHC in December 2013 as the chief operating officer of Spring Hill’s leadership team, doesn’t only bring decades of expertise and a wealth of knowledge to campus, he carries with him a passion for learning and an unparalleled love of the Hill.

Joan Sands, RN, M.Ed. ~ Nursing with Integrity

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 9:00am

Though she’s been a familiar face on the Spring Hill College campus for the last decade, Joan Sands officially joined SHC as a full-time member of the nursing faculty in August of 2013.

Sands, who graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with her M.Ed. in counseling psychology, also studied at Webster University, and began her undergraduate work at the Lutheran Medical Center School of Nursing, in St. Louis, Mo.

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