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Kavula Wins JASPA Ignatian Medal

Spring Hill College Billy Kavula
Spring Hill College Billy Kavula

Billy Kavula, Campus Minister for Liturgy and Music at Spring Hill College, was awarded the Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Jesuit Student Affairs Work by the Jesuit Association for Student Personnel Administrators at their annual conference in San Antonio. Kavula was nominated by Spring Hill’s Office of Campus Ministry for the exceptional leadership he has provided on campus and on a national level with the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. Kavula has served Spring Hill’s Campus Ministry since 2007 and is involved in numerous aspects of campus life.


College Hosts Inaugural TedXSpringHillCollege Event in February

TEDxSpringHillCollege
TEDxSpringHillCollege

Spring Hill College hosted the first TedxSpringHillCollege event in February. The event’s theme was “Shaping Tomorrow” and eight presenters – including two outside speakers, three Spring Hill students and three Spring Hill faculty – gave their thoughts on how this topic impacts their area of expertise at a live event at the Arlene Mitchell Theatre. Watch the talk here.


Litter-Ally

Spring Hill College Litter Letter 2017
Spring Hill College Litter Letter 2017

A dedication of the latest installation of The Litter Letter Project was held on campus in April. This interactive art structure was installed in March by students, faculty and staff who share the common goal to unite the Spring Hill College community in regards to recycling and creating awareness for sustaining a cleaner future.


Faculty and Staff Serve Community During Ignatian Day of Service

2017 Spring Hill College Ignatian Day of Service
2017 Spring Hill College Ignatian Day of Service

Since 2010, Spring Hill College employees have served at various community organizations, such as Little Sisters of the Poor and Ronald McDonald House, to celebrate the Feast of St. Ignatius. With 75 employees participating in the Ignatian Day of Service in July, the day has grown to become one of the best faculty and staff events throughout the year. Employees gathered at McKinney’s at The Hill before and after their respective service projects to share a meal and fellowship.


Farewell, But Not Goodbye

Spring Hill College Maureen Bergan
Spring Hill College Maureen Bergan

Maureen Bergan
Director of Campus Ministry, Rev. Bobby Rimes, SJ Center for Campus Ministry
Years at Spring Hill: 19

Spring Hill College Ola Fox
Spring Hill College Ola Fox

Ola Fox, DNS, CNL
Associate Professor Emerita, Graduate Program Director, Nursing
Years at Spring Hill: 12

Spring Hill College Dottie Barnett
Spring Hill College Dottie Barnett

Dottie Barnett
Divisional Secretary, Languages and Literature
Years at Spring Hill: 24

Cheryl Kirkland
Assistant to the Provost for Academic Administration, Academic Affairs
Years at Spring Hill: 24

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