Alumni

"The time is always ripe to do right"

Fri, 10/23/2009 - 10:15am

At a historic event for Spring Hill College, the Rev. Richard P. Salmi, S.J., was installed as the College’s 38th president on Oct. 23, 2009. The audience gathered in the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center, and many more watched the live broadcast online.

Green Keepers act 'out of the box'

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 2:30pm

By Elizabeth Jouve

Awaiting the opening of Spring Hill College’s new Student Center, students have led the campus community in numerous sustainability awareness-building events and conservation activities. Students have undertaken an impressive array of projects supporting the cause.

Writing their song

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 2:30pm

By Caroline Smith

For the past year Michael Bernos, class of 1973, has served as a voice for migrant workers through his music. He says, “A good song is like a short story.”

Seven days of solidarity in El Salvador

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 2:00pm

“I have frequently been threatened with death. I must say that, as a Christian, I do not believe in death without resurrection. If they kill me, I shall rise again in the Salvadoran people.”

Oscar Arnulfo Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, spoke these prophetic words just weeks before his assassination on March 24, 1980. Thirty years later, I witnessed firsthand the spirit of Romero alive in the people of El Salvador.

Brandon and Hafner named Emeriti faculty, Bracken retires

Tue, 06/01/2010 - 1:15pm
Two longtime faculty members were granted emeritus status at commencement in May. Dr. Melvin J. Brandon, after 41 years as a member of the philosophy department, and Dr. John H. Hafner, who has served 39 years on the English faculty, retire from Spring Hill College as professors emeriti.

Commencement 2010: 'Little Pencils'

Tue, 06/01/2010 - 11:30am
Mother Teresa once said, “I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.”

As nearly 300 Spring Hill graduates took their seats on the Avenue of the Oaks, they found little pencils in their chairs. John S. Eads IV, founder of Light of the Village Ministry in Prichard, Ala., put them there to illustrate a point.

4x4: Javier Portal '11

Wed, 10/20/2010 (All day)

Javier Portal ’11

Miami, Fla.

International Business Major

Finance Minor

Among the highlights from Javier Portal’s junior year was playing in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men’s Golf National Championships.

4x4: John Koch '11

Wed, 10/20/2010 (All day)

John Koch ’11

O’Fallon, Mo.

Biology/Pre-Health Major

Theology and Chemistry Minor

John Koch has a hard time saying “no,” but maybe that’s not such a bad thing.

4x4: Jasmine Williams '11

Wed, 10/20/2010 (All day)

Jasmine Williams ’11

Theodore, Ala.

Communication Arts Major (Journalism)

If Jasmine Williams could summarize her experience on the Hill with one word, it would be “awakening.”

4x4: Lenna Altamirano '11

Wed, 10/20/2010 (All day)

Lenna Altamirano '11

Metairie, La.

Nursing Major

Spanish Minor

Lenna Altamirano is confident that nursing is her calling.

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